Media Releases 2013

Media and press releases from 2013


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Minister Deenihan welcomes over 1 Million Visitors to the National Museum of Ireland in 2013

Minister Deenihan welcomes over 1 Million Visitors to the National Museum of Ireland in 2013

December 05, 2014

Jimmy Deenihan, T.D., Minister for Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht, today welcomed the announcement by the National Museum of Ireland that over one million visitors have been attracted to its four sites in Dublin and Mayo so far this year.

City Of Dublin Winter Solstice Celebration 2013

City Of Dublin Winter Solstice Celebration 2013

December 18, 2013

Slí An Chroí and Complex Productions are delighted to once again produce the 4th annual Dublin Winter Solstice Celebration, now bigger and better than ever.

Exhibition Openings

Exhibition Openings

October 10, 2013

- 1913 Lockout: Impact & Aftermath, Banners Unfurled and Lockout: The Tapestry

Mundy inspires artists of the future at the launch of student ‘arts-in-education’ exhibition

Mundy inspires artists of the future at the launch of student ‘arts-in-education’ exhibition

October 03, 2013

An exhibition of second level students’ arts-in-education projects, entitled Creative Engagement, being held in the National Museum of Ireland- Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Dublin, this Saturday, 5 October, was launched today by musician and songwriter, Mundy.

Over 1 Million Visitors to The National Museum of Ireland – Natural History

Over 1 Million Visitors to The National Museum of Ireland – Natural History

August 14, 2013

The National Museum of Ireland is proud to announce that its Natural History site in Merrion Street has welcomed over 1 million visitors since it re-opened in April 2010 - almost 300,000 visitors a year.

Press Release - Grant for digitisation of exceptional National Museum historical records

Press Release - Grant for digitisation of exceptional National Museum historical records

July 23, 2013

Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, has provided a Departmental grant of €45,000 to enable the digitisation of some of the most important paper-based documents held by the National Museum of Ireland.

R Ó Floinn Appointment - Director

R Ó Floinn Appointment - Director

July 03, 2013

The Board of the National Museum of Ireland has announced the appointment of Mr. Raghnall Ó Floinn as Director of the National Museum of Ireland. The appointment follows an international search for a Director to succeed Dr. Patrick Wallace who retired from the post at the end of February 2012.

17th Century Carrick-on-Suir Gold Coin Hoard goes on display

17th Century Carrick-on-Suir Gold Coin Hoard goes on display

May 31, 2013

Thursday 30th May, 2013 Jimmy Deenihan TD Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht formally opened the display of recently discovered 17th Century gold coins from Carrick-on-Suir. The hoard will go on display in the National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks from today.

PHOTOCALL: Opening of display of 17th century Carrick-on-Suir Gold Coin Hoard

PHOTOCALL: Opening of display of 17th century Carrick-on-Suir Gold Coin Hoard

May 29, 2013

The National Museum of Ireland is pleased to announce that the hoard of recently discovered 17th Century gold coins from Carrick-on-Suir will go on display in the Decorative Arts and History Museum, Collins Barracks on Thursday, 30th May, 2013.

Photo Call: Viewing of recovered medieval silver coins and other looted antiquities

Photo Call: Viewing of recovered medieval silver coins and other looted antiquities

May 20, 2013

The National Museum of Ireland is pleased to announce a major success in its effort to protect the national heritage of portable antiquities from the activities of looters.

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