Author: foynesmuseum

Amazon announces new Amazon Smile Link

The AmazonSmile Foundation recently surpassed $200 million in donations to charities worldwide! We are grateful for their support and the support of our donors who have chosen to shop using Amazon Smile. Now it is even easier to support us by simply clicking a link that will take you to the Amazon Smile website and send a […]

Support our Cause using eBay

It is now possible for those selling on eBay to support our charity through their sales. Sellers on eBay are given the option to donate from 50-100% of their proceeds to a charity of their choosing, and we are on the list. Here is a link to eBay sales currently donating to us. Please help […]

Maureen O’Hara Centenary Celebrations At Foynes

Hollywood movie icon Maureen O’Hara will be honoured on the centenary of her birth at a special once-off event being held at Foynes Flying Boat Museum next month. The Holman-Lee Model Agency will present a selection of items from the actor’s personal collection in a special live Fashion Show from the museum on 17th August. […]

AmazonSmile is now available in the Amazon Shopping app

AmazonSmile customers can now support Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum USA Inc in the Amazon shopping app on iOS and Android mobile phones! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations. Open the Amazon Shopping app on your device Go into the main menu of the Amazon Shopping app and […]

Foynes Flying Boat Museum wins CIE Award

We are very proud to announce that the Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum has been recognised as one of Ireland’s “hospitality ambassadors” by CIE Tours. Margaret O’Shaughnessy (R) and Helen Enright (L) were delighted to accept an Award of Excellence from CIE Tours earlier this week at Christchurch Cathedral in Dublin. To get this […]

We are now a part of AmazonSmile

We are proud to announce that our charity is now eligible for the AmazonSmile program. AmazonSmile ( offers almost all of the same items, prices, and benefits of its sister website,, but with one distinct difference. When using the AmazonSmile link ( for all your purchases on Amazon, the AmazonSmile Foundation contributes 0.5% of […]

We are official!

We are pleased to announce that the Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum USA Inc is now an official registered 501(c)(3) public charity in the United States! This means that we may now accept contributions to the charity in support of the Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum in Ireland. Donors may deduct contributions made […]

Paperwork filed!

Our company is now official, and we have just filed the paperwork requesting that we be granted 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity status. This process can take a while, so check back from time to time. Further updates will be posted here as they become available.