26 Million Pound Super Museum

Plans for an ambitious 'super' museum which would be home to more than 500,000 artefacts are gathering pace. The Heritage Lottery Fund announced it was donating more than 9.2 million pounds to the Great North Museum scheme. Due to be completed in 2009 - it will involve an extension of Newcastle's Hancock Museum. Total cost will be 26 million pounds. For the full story - click the title Irish Art