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Mervyn Hall receives “Volunteers of Museum Learning” Award 2023

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Congratulations to volunteer, Mervyn Hall!

The British Museum and Marsh Charitable Trust have announced Mervyn Hall as the regional winner of the “Volunteers for Museum Learning” award for Northern Ireland for his contributions to the Inniskillings Museum in 2022, remarking credit to for his volunteer work on the .

The British Museum and the Marsh Charitable Trust have been working in partnership for 15 years to recognise and reward volunteers for the valuable contributions that they make to help museums engage with their community.

This success is celebrated all who supported Mervyn, the Lough Erne Landscape Partnership and National Lottery Heritage Fund Northern IrelandFermanagh Genealogy Centre, and all at the Inniskillings Museum, with recognition to the late volunteers John Deering and Clive Johnston.

Mervyn Hall, with support from LELP and funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund Northern Ireland, embarked on a research journey which focused on the courageous men from the Backstreets of Enniskillen who served during the First World War – now known as the The Backstreets ‘The Dardanelles’ Project.

If you would like to know more about this piece of work, you can view it here: The Back Streets “The Dardanelles” Project

Well done Mervyn, what a fantastic achievement!