Media Releases 2011

Media and press releases from 2011


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A new hoard of Early Bronze Age gold from Coggalbeg, Co. Roscommon  Officially opens in the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar, Co. Mayo

A new hoard of Early Bronze Age gold from Coggalbeg, Co. Roscommon Officially opens in the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar, Co. Mayo

December 01, 2011

If you are visiting Dublin or Mayo over the festive period, why not consider taking a step back in time and spend a day exploring the National Museum of Ireland’s four sites.    

NEW EXHIBITION

NEW EXHIBITION

November 28, 2011

Jimmy Deenihan, T.D., Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will officially open a new exhibition titled Reconstructed Rooms : Four Centuries of Furnishings on Thursday, 10th November at 5.00 p.m. at the National Museum of Ireland – Collins Barracks, Dublin 7.    

Book Launch The Albert Bender Collection of Asian Art in the National Museum of Ireland

Book Launch The Albert Bender Collection of Asian Art in the National Museum of Ireland

November 28, 2011

Dr. Patrick Wallace, Director of the National Museum of Ireland, is pleased to announce the launch of a new book titled “The Albert Bender Collection of Asian Art in the National Museum of Ireland”.  

Book Launch: Breaking Ground, Finding Graves – reports on the excavations of burials by the National Museum of Ireland, 1927 – 2006

Book Launch: Breaking Ground, Finding Graves – reports on the excavations of burials by the National Museum of Ireland, 1927 – 2006

November 28, 2011

Dr. Pat Wallace, Director of the National Museum of Ireland, is pleased to announce the launch of a new book titled Breaking Ground, Finding Graves – reports on the excavations of burials by the National Museum of Ireland, 1927 – 2006.    
 

Over 1 Million Visitors to The National Museum of Ireland

Over 1 Million Visitors to The National Museum of Ireland

November 21, 2011

Dr. Patrick Wallace, Director, National Museum of Ireland, has welcomed the achievement of over 1 million visitors so far this year.   This represents an increase of 10% on the total visitor numbers to the Museum in 2010.   This is in keeping with the increase in travel figures which show an increase of 10% of visitors to Ireland in the first nine months of 2011.     

Safe Secrets The Story of the Coggalbeg Hoard

Safe Secrets The Story of the Coggalbeg Hoard

November 20, 2011

A new hoard of Early Bronze Age gold from Coggalbeg, Co. Roscommon

Officially opens in the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar, Co. Mayo

Moving Statues at the National Museum of Ireland- Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks

Moving Statues at the National Museum of Ireland- Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks

November 18, 2011

Roll up, roll up to Collins Barracks this weekend!(18th/19th November)  We’re hosting a show called ‘Moving Statues’, which is the culmination of a community project with North Inner City Dublin school Larkin Community College, the Lourdes Day Care Centre and theatre director Mikel Murfi.     

Community Archive Network Launch

Community Archive Network Launch

October 20, 2011

An innovative community-based initiative will be launched on Friday 11 November ’11 in the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar, Co. Mayo.

Learning and Creativity at the National Museum of Ireland: Responding to Educational Needs

Learning and Creativity at the National Museum of Ireland: Responding to Educational Needs

October 11, 2011

Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will officially launch Learning and Creativity at the National Museum of Ireland: Responding to Educational Needs on Tuesday evening, 11th October 2011 @ 6.00p.m. at the National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.

The Treasury - Celtic and Irish Christian Ireland

The Treasury - Celtic and Irish Christian Ireland

June 01, 2011

Mr Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will officially open a new exhibition The Treasury – Celtic and Early Christian Ireland on Tuesday, evening 7th June at the National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology, Kildare St, D2.    

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