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Register now for the Autumn meeting of the IRMS Ireland Group

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Looking forward to the next IRMS Ireland Group meeting on 14 November in the National Library Dublin, with a busy agenda covering a number of hot topics for RM professionals. 

Records managers often struggle with SharePoint deployments which can be tricky for end users and often pose technical challenges for those responsible for managing an organisation's information.  We have a presentation of how the Health and Safety Authority in Ireland overcame that challenge by implementing a SharePoint add-in.  Automated Intelligence will follow with a presentation of their own tool for maximising SharePoint's potential.

We look at changes in the new Freedom of Information (FOI) bill and have an exclusive preview with Zoë Smyth of future directions for the International Standard for Records Management ISO15489, which is currently being revised.

With presentations on the physical storage of records and on the use of social media for social causes, it really is an event not to be missed. 

There will also be an opportunity for members to discuss the future orientation of the Ireland group. Having provided information events for records professionals in Ireland since 2006, it is timely to consider whether the Group still reflects members' needs and to set out plans and objectives for the future. 

The meeting is followed by the AGM where the executive committee will be elected.

To register for this event send an email to the Secretary, Chris Manson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Upcoming IRMS Ireland Conference, 14th November 2013

Thursday, 24 October 2013

The Information and Records Management Society (IRMS) cordially invites you to our IRMS Ireland regional group meeting in the National Library of Ireland on Thursday 14th November 2013.  The theme of the meeting is ‘Records Management Challenges: Hard and Soft options’.  

We will be focusing on Microsoft SharePoint, physical records and an update on legislation.  If you would like to attend you can register your attendance at the following email address: 

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To view the programme click on Ireland Meetings






IRMS Ireland joint summer meeting with archival professionals

Tuesday, 11 June 2013

7th Annual Joint meeting of the IRMS Ireland and the Archives and Records Association of Ireland (ARAI) held in association this year with the Irish Society for Archives (ISA), National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks Dublin, Thursday, 13 June 2013

This is the 7th joint meeting with the archivists and this year the theme of the meeting is Medical records - Content, management, access and use.  The annual meeting is always a good opportunity to meet with colleagues working in the archives field and to discuss the areas of common interest. 

As well as RM topics like access issues and risks in the management of health records, we look forward to presentations of new doctoral research on the Irish hospital system and medical records in the historical context. 

Committee member Pat Reidy, Xyea will speak about minimising risks in medical records in the Irish context.

An event not to be missed, the programme is attached programme13june.pdf

IRMS Ireland Group meeting 5 April, Belfast

Friday, 22 March 2013

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The next meeting of the IRMS Ireland Group will be held in Belfast City Council on Friday 5 April 2013 and will look at issues around Data Protection compliance.

Ken MacDonald, Assistant Commissioner for Scotland and Northern Ireland will speak about the new EU data protection Regulation and its likely impact.  Chris Pounder, Amberhawk Training Ltd will speak about Privacy Impact Assessments and Emily Overton and Scott Sammon from the IRMS UK will discuss data protection from private and public user perspectives.

Always happy to return to Belfast where it all started ( the first meeting of the Ireland Group was in Belfast City Council in 2006).

This is a great networking opportunity for anyone working in the field of information or records management.


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Tuesday, 04 December 2012

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