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Operation Shamrock and the Children of Clonyn Castle: A Comparison | Dr. Kevin McCarthy | Thursday 19 February at 7.30pm

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The generous post-war welcome the German Gentile children of Operation Shamrock received from every strata of Irish society stands in stark contrast to the hostile political and civil resistance to admitting the Jewish children of Clonyn Castle. This debate occurred as the full horrors of the Nazi exterminationist camps entered a public conscience; therefore, ignorance […]

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The Irish Jewish Museum Receives Recognition For High Standards Under The Heritage Council Museum Standards Programme For Ireland (MSPI)

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On Wednesday, 2nd July 2014 the Irish Jewish Museum (IJM) was recognised for high standards in the management of its Museum, the care of its collection and its visitor services by the Heritage Council of Ireland under the “Museum Standards Programme for Ireland” (MSPI). Michael Starrett, (Chief Executive of the Heritage Council) stated: “This programme […]

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