Cork History

Political Cartoons In Context


(Above) Print: Political Cartoon, Weekly National Press 31st Oct 1891

This on-line exhibition explores the museum collection of satirical political cartoons from popular newspapers and weeklies like the Irish Weekly Independent and Weekly Freeman, from the 1880's and 90's

Brought to you from the UCC MA in Museum Studies Students 2019-20



Curating Cork:  75 Years of Cork Public Museum.


(Above) Photo: Group photograph of the Cork Public Museum organising committee, 1945.

The Cork Public Museum (CPM) we see today is a product of 75 years of skilful curation, collection of Cork’s treasures and passion for shared heritage. This exhibition is carefully designed to allow you to explore CPM's development across the years as well as take a look at their unique curators and some of the diverse objects in their care. 

Brought to you from the UCC MA in Museum Studies Students 2020-21


We have have also great activity sheets and workbooks related to the museum for Children and Teenagers