Press & Media


If you are a member of the media and would like to visit the museum, receive more information/images or arrange an interview, please contact Darragh Doyle by emailing story@epicchq.com.


Out in the World: Ireland’s LGBTQ+ Diaspora Media Coverage here

Gay Community News, 15th November 2021
Winter Pride 2021 to celebrate Oscar Wilde • GCN

Ad World, 12th November 2021
Neville Isdell to Address Effie Awards Ireland Showcase Event

The Irish Times Abroad, 26th October 2021
The Corkman who sent Ned Kelly to the gallows

RTE, 22nd October 2021
Dublin museum named Europe’s leading tourist attraction 

The Irish Times, 22nd October 2021
Epic voted Europe’s leading visitor experience for third year in a row 

Ad World, 23rd September 2021
Winners of Inaugural Effie Awards Ireland 2021 Announced

Ad World.ie, 30th August 2021
The Shortlist for Effie Awards Ireland 2021 is Published

Every Mum, 27th August 2021
13 Terrific September Events For The Whole Family To Enjoy

Irish Times Abroad, 26th August 2021
The son of Irish emigrants who built Australia’s largest manufacturing company

The Sunday World, 23rd August 2021
WALK THIS WAY National Famine Way is an iconic journey from Strokestown to Dublin

Culture Night Dublin, 12th August 2021
Out in the World: Ireland’s LGBTQ+ Diaspora

Lonely Planet, 9th August 2021
The top 25 things to do in Dublin

RTE Culture, 5th August 2021
Paying it forward: The Irish-Navajo gift exchange, one year on

RTE Lifestyle, 30th July 2021
21 things to do in Ireland over the bank holiday weekend

Irish Independent, 24 July 2021
Story of museum’s origin shed lights on diaspora

The Broke Backpacker, 21st July 2021
21 Awesome Things to do in Dublin 2021 

Longford Leader, 20th July 2021
Longford’s sporting souvenirs and stories wanted for Europe’s biggest online sports collection

Dublin People, 19th July 2021
Sporting souvenirs and stories wanted for Europe’s biggest online sports collection

Docklands Business Forum Linkedin, 19th July 2021
Going Somewhere in Dublin for a few Hours? Visit Docklands

Getaway.ie, 14th July 2021
Kids Go Free to EPIC Museum this July & August

RTE Culture, 7th July 2021
The Lasting Legacy of Riverdance

The Irish Times, 7th July 2021
48 Hours in Dublin: There has never been a better time to discover the capital 

Image.ie, 4th July 2021
Cinema trips, kayaking and butterfly gardens: fun things to do in Dublin this month

Dublin Sightseeing, 3rd July 2021
DoDublin Days Out Ticket

Visit Dublin, 2nd July 2021
New Exciting Experiences this Summer in Dublin

HerFamily.ie, 2nd July 2021
Kids Go Free to EPIC Museum and The Jeanie Johnston this July and August

StrokestownPark.ie, 25th June 2021
Irish Heritage Trust Launches National Famine Way App

Every Mum, 24th June 2021
Here’s How You Can Visit 6 Of Dublin’s Top Attractions On A Budget This Summer

AllTrails.com, 24th June 2021
National Famine Way

Planetware.com, 23rd June 2021
17 Best Places to Visit in Ireland

DublinLive, 22nd June 2021
New Dublin visitor card enables you to be ‘a tourist in your own city’

98FM.ie, 22nd June 2021
See The Best Of Dublin With Brand New Attraction Card From DoDublin

Dublin Live, 21st June 2021
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum going for three in a row in European tourism award

Hospitality Ireland, 18th June 2021
Several Irish Hospitality And Tourism Businesses Nominated For 2021 World Travel Awards

Irish Travel Trade Network, 18th June 2021
EPIC Going for a Triple in World Travel Awards – Dozens of Irish Nominees

The Irish Post, 18th June 2021
Ireland nominated for whopping sixteen World Travel Awards for historical sites, distillery tours, hotels and more

Image.ie, 17th June 2021
Here are all the Irish spots nominated at the World Travel Awards this year

Extra.ie, 17th June 2021
Here are all the Irish spots nominated at the World Travel Awards this year

Extra.ie, 16th June 2021
Ireland sweeps European nominations at 2021 World Travel Awards

Bloomsday Festival, 13th June 2021
Reading Joyce in Russia

Finding the Universe, 11th June 2021
2 Days in Dublin – The Perfect Dublin Itinerary

Aer Lingus Vacation Store, 11th June 2021
Ireland: Discover your roots

DublinPass.com, 10th June 2021
Dublin Attractions – Free Entry with the Dublin Pass

Independent.ie, 10th June 2021
17 Irish gift ideas for Father’s Day

Stay Happening, 7th June 2021
Various events for kids at EPIC

Ancestor Network, 6th June 2021
Interactive Irish Genealogy Map

Temple Bar Hotel, 3rd June 2021
Summer in Dublin 

Travel Mad Mum, 30th May 2021
Things to do in Dublin with Kids

Got the Passports, 29th May 2021
Discovering My Ancestry at EPIC 

European Museum Academy, 24th May 2021
Children in Museums Award – Short List

Independent.ie, 21st May 2021
Story of women affected by war told in art project

Lovin Dublin, 21st May 2021
The National Archeology Museum makes for a wonderful afternoon activity on a rainy day

Dublin Art Life, 21st May 2021
A guide to Dublin’s reopening of galleries and museums

Irish Times Abroad, 18th May 2021
The Russian-Irish filmmaker whose magical movies shaped Soviet childhoods

RTE Learn, 18th May 2021
Plan your cultural day out here! – List of attractions reopening

EveryMum.ie, 30th April 2021
7 Marvellous May Events Perfect For Family Time

MyKidsTime, 29th April 2021
50 Outstanding Places to Take Your Child this Summer in Ireland

RTE Culture, 28th April 2021
How The Clancy Brothers inspired Bob Dylan

Celtic Canada, 22nd April 2021
Life of Irishman Timothy Eaton from apprentice to one of Canada’s wealthiest people

Irish Times Abroad, 20th April 2021
Designed in Ireland, assembled in Australia, pointed at the stars

Ireland.com, 20th April 2021
First time in Dublin? Here are some uniquely Dublin attractions you shouldn’t miss

Visit Dublin, 18th April 2021
From Lighthouse to Coffee Shops: the South Wall Stroll

BookIrelandTravel, 17th April 2021
Dublin’s most popular things to see and do

TripAdvisor Canada, 31st March 2021
The 15 BEST Things to Do in Dublin – Updated 2021

RTE Culture, 17th March 2021
The rise of the St Patrick’s Day Parade

Forbes, 17th March 2021
A Design Lover’s Guide to Dublin, Ireland

PBS, 12th March 2021
Ireland: County By County

Irish Central, 3rd March 2021
Strong Irish women – world leader in the insect world “Madam Dragonfly”

VotingRights.ie, 16th February 2021
Citizenship, Emigrants and Voting Rights Post Brexit – Conference

U.S News Travel, 10th February 2021
#5 in Best Things To Do In Dublin

RTE, 8th February 2021
The Irishman who wrote New Zealand’s national anthem

Tourism Ireland, 19th January 2021
Make 2021 the year for discovering your Irish roots

Irish Museums Association, 15th January 2021
EPIC receives Sandford Award 2020

RTE Learn, 8th January 2021
Irish Museums: Check out these amazing educational resources

Greta’s Travel, 30th December 2020
Ireland in 7 Days – An Epic Ireland 7-Day Road Trip Itinerary

My Kids Time, 27th December 2020
Our Pick of What’s On and Things to do with Kids this Month

Museum in Short, 18th December 2020
Winners of the Museums in Short 2020 revealed

Europeana, 17th December 2020
Collecting Ireland’s sport stories during COVID-19

Radio Nova, 15th December 2020
Christmas Inspired Names go free at EPIC

RTÉ After-School Hub, 15th December 2020
EPIC featured on the RTÉ After School Hub for school children

Irish Times, 22nd November 2020
Ancestors of Biden, Obama, JFK, Reagan left Ireland ‘within some 10 years of each other’

Irish Examiner, 21st November 2020
How to see Santa in a pandemic: The 11 best experiences for 2020

Tiqets, 20th November 2020
90+ Virtual Museum Tours You Can Enjoy from Your Couch

Destination Ireland, 17th November 2020
Interview: Eoghan Corry speaks with Patrick Greene of EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

Outlook Traveller India, 13th November 2020
This museum got the first spot at the World Travel Awards

Irish Mirror, 11th November 2020
Irish museum wins the award of ‘Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction’ beating the Eiffel Tower and more

RTE.ie, 11th November 2020
17 Dublin city locations to light up this Christmas

The Sun, 7th November 2020
COUSIN CONGRATS – Irish rugby star Rob Kearney congratulates Joe Biden after the US presidential hopeful praised him years ago

RTE.ie, 2nd November 2020
World Travel Awards name EPIC Museum Europe’s top tourist spot

RTE.ie, 28th October 2020
EPIC Halloween-At-Home Pack

National Geographic, 27th October 2020
The twisted transatlantic tale of American jack-o’-lanterns

Go Wild Magazine, 21st October 2020
“A day in the life of” Damien Cronin Sales & Marketing Assistant, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

MSN, 18th October 2020
EPIC Museum launches amazing Halloween events for children

Irish Post, 16th October 2020
Virtual events to enjoy with the kids this Halloween midterm break

Irish Tech News, 13th October 2020
Walk In Your Ancestors’ Footsteps: 13 Tips For Planning Genealogy Travel

Lonely Planet, 24th September 2020
5 famous Irish people in history every child should know about

Lovin’ Dublin, 22nd September 2020
The Irish in the USSR: Ulster connections

Roscommon People, 11th September 2020
Passport Leaves its Stamp on National Famine Way

Celebrity Cruises, 10th September 2020
Playing Irish sport abroad? Be part of a major European exhibition

Irish Central, 3rd September 2020
From Two Million Visitors to Zero — and Back Again. Reviving Tourism from the US to Ireland

Spin 103.8, 27th August 2020
Here Are 10 Fun Things You Can Do In Dublin’s Docklands

FM104, 21st August 2020
Come Here To Me Dublin – Docklands

98FM, 19th August 2020
Here’s 10 Fun Things You Can Do In Dublin’s Docklands

Her Family, 11th August 2020
Kids go free to EPIC Museum and The Jeanie Johnston all of August

IMAGE, 23rd July 2020
Romantic, socially distant date ideas that are so much better than Facetime

Hotpress, 16th July 2020
Staycation Special: Hotels and Attractions in Ireland

Irish Independent, 2nd July 2020
Reopening without tourists – Emigration museum chief sees future for Ireland’s epic tales

Irish Examiner, 29th June 2020
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum returns as cultural centres reopen after Covid-19 lockdown

IAPI, 27th June 2020
The Public House Turns Tourist Attractions Green with Envy as EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum Reopens

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 26th June 2020
EPIC Museum appoints a new DFAT Historian-in-Residence

Culture Trip, 18th June 2020
20 Must-Visit Attractions in Dublin, Ireland

Buzz.ie, 6th June 2020
EPIC Museum in Dublin is ready to reopen with health and safety measures in place

LovinDublin.ie, 26th May 2020
Irish Emigration Museum asking public to nominate their heroes and loved ones for new exhibition

RTÉ, 8th May 2020
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum’s best history books for children

Irish Examiner, 24th April 2020
Emigration museum opens ‘stay-at-home library’ for elderly Irish diaspora

Irish Tech News, 15th April 2020
The EPIC Museum has launched a new virtual tour for the Covid-19 generation

RTE Today show, 21st February 2020
Today with Maura and Dáithí

The Irish Times, 18th February 2020
The forgotten Irishwoman who once ruled the New York fashion industry

Irish Central, 4th February 2020
HERSTORY: New series tells the stories Ireland’s epic women

The Journal, 3rd February 2020
Why haven’t I known about her up to now?’: RTÉ broadcasts landmark series celebrating women in Irish history

Irish Central, 10th January 2020
Connecting global Irish culture is a 21st-century priority

The Irish Times, 5th January 2020
Nollaig na mBan events to take place across the country

Europeana Pro, 20th December 2019
Connecting Collection Days at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, Dublin

The Irish Times, 5th November 2019
Irish workers abroad shaped the pathways later emigrants followed

RTE, 14th October 2019
Dublin’s EPIC Museum nominated in World Travel Awards 2019

Irish Central, 3rd September 2019
Dublin’s award-winning EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum an Irish national treasure you must visit

Hot Press, 5th July 2019
EPIC: How the Docklands destination became Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction

Hospitality Ireland, 3rd July 2019
EPIC Emigration Museum Receives Fáilte Ireland Service Excellence Award

The Irish Central, 10th June 2019
Irish museum voted Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction for 2019

The Irish Times, 9th June 2019
Irish emigration museum named leading tourist attraction in Europe

The Irish Times, 12th March 2019
St Patrick’s Day paraphernalia amnesty an Epic move

The Irish Times, 11 December 2018
How treasured objects help us create a home away from home

Forbes, 9 December 2018
Why Visit Dublin? Here Are 7 Cool Reasons To Go In 2019

The Irish Times, 1 December 2018
In Conversation: Historian Angela Byrne and Herstory founder Melanie Lynch

The Irish Times, 1 December 2018
Historian Diarmaid Ferriter on the multilayered genius of Martyn Turner

The Irish Times, 28 November 2018
Exhibition of satirical cartoonist Martyn Turner’s work launched in Dublin

‘Arena’ on RTÉ Radio 1, 19 November 2018
Dr Angela Byrne interviewed about ‘Blazing a Trail’ exhibition at EPIC

The Times Ireland edition, 17 November 2018
Women of the diaspora who blazed a trail across world

Visit Dublin, 14 November 2018
Things to Do in Dublin

IrishCentral.com, 9 November 2018
21 pioneering Irish Diaspora women celebrated at Ireland’s embassies around the world

The Irish Echo, 1 November 2018
Discovering Your Irish Family History

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Global Irish, 30 October 2018
Dr Angela Byrne – Blazing a Trail Exhibition

Meath Chronicle, 25 October 2018
Irish women who blazed a trail worldwide

The Irish Times, 16 October 2018
The Irish-American who invented the modern tattoo machine

Irish Independent, 15 October 2018
Meet the woman who gave Harry and Meghan a tour in Ireland

Hospitality Ireland, 9 October 2018
EPIC Emigration Museum Welcomes 250,000th Visitor

The Irish Times, 8 October 2018
The pioneering Irishwomen who made exciting Space discoveries

RTÉ 2FM, 8 September 2018
EPIC Deputy Museum Director Jessica Traynor speaks with Dave Fanning about extraordinary Irish emigrants

The Irish Times, 5 September 2018
Lady Edith Blake, Irish polyglot, botanical artist and travel writer

Time Out, 4 September 2018
The 10 best museums in Dublin

Irish Independent, 3 September 2018
Irish design royalty: How Irish designers are owning the fashion world

The Irish Times, 15 August 2018
The stories behind the objects migrants take with them

Evoke.ie, 19 July 2018
Want a sneak peek at the EPIC museum Meghan and Harry visited in Dublin?

Irish Mirror, 12 July 2018
Recap as Meghan Markle and Prince Harry visit Ireland

Irish Independent, 12 July 2018
What is EPIC? The intriguing Irish tourism hotspot where Harry and Meghan paid a visit yesterday

Herald Sun Australia, 12 July 2018
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle play with young fans on second day of Ireland tour

Vanity Fair, 11 July 2018
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry on Day 2 of Their Ireland Visit

The Irish Post, 11 July 2018
10 famous Irish people you’ve never heard of

RTÉ.ie, 10 July 2018
Royals visit Dublin on first official trip as newlyweds

Hello! Magazine, 10 July 2018
See where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are visiting on their trip to Dublin

Belfast Telegraph, 10 July 2018
Prince Harry and Meghan’s visit to Dublin: 10 things you need to know

The Telegraph, 7 July 2018
Duchess of Sussex’s visit to Dublin will be world away from last trip to the city

The Irish Times, 7 July 2018
Dublin emigration museum on road to profit as royals call

The Irish Sun, 26 June 2018
Meghan Markle to learn about Ireland’s history as details of first international trip with Prince Harry emerge

Lonely Planet, 20 June 2018
The top 5 things Harry and Meghan should do on their trip to Dublin

USA Today, 2 June 2018
‘Ellis Island in reverse’: Europe’s emigration museums

RTÉ Radio 1, 15 May 2018
Ryan Tubridy speaks with Jessica Traynor about EPIC

The Irish Echo, 10 May 2018
EPIC launches campaign to collect emigrant stories

The Irish Times, 28 April 2018
If they can trace Tom Cruise’s Irishness, they can trace yours

RTÉ Radio 1, 1 April 2018
The History Show visits EPIC

Hospitality Ireland, 22 March 2018
President Higgins Visits EPIC Emigration Museum

TripAdvisor, 15 March 2018
How to Spend a Perfect Day in Dublin

IrishCentral.com, 10 March 2018
Is St Patrick’s Day still a positive or negative celebration in the US?

The Daily Mail, 7 March 2018
Past masters and much more: Our guide to Dublin’s best museums

The Irish Times, 5 March 2018
Why were 16 Irish men hanged in Mexico in 1847?

Newstalk, 10 February 2018
Bobby Kerr of Down to Business tours EPIC

The Irish Times, 29 January 2018
The emigrant songs sung by the Irish men who built Britain

Rick Steves’ Europe, 25 January 2018
What’s New in Britain and Ireland for 2018

The Irish Post, 10 January 2018
The Cork woman who has a moon crater named after her

The Culture Trip, 5 January 2018
Exploring Dublin’s History Through the City’s Culture

Radio Nova, 27 December 2017
Need An ‘EPIC’ Day Out? Look No Further…

Journal.ie, 25 December 2017
From Patricio Lynch to Che Guevara: The story of the Cuban revolutionary’s Irish links

The Irish Times, 15 December 2017
Two Irish museums shortlisted for prestigious international award

IrishCentral.com, 15 November 2017
The funny thing about being Irish – Ireland’s biggest comedians

IrishCentral.com, 4 November 2017
The Emerald era – the Irish and the American pastime baseball

Rick Steves’ Europe, 6 July 2017
Pondering Emigration in Ireland…and Immigration Back Home

Irish Independent, 15 February 2017
Migrant Memories Schools Competiton

Irish Independent, 30 April 2016
First Look: Inside Dublin’s epic new €15 million tourist attraction

The Irish Times, 29 April 2016
Epic Ireland digital museum to tell story of Irish diaspora