Read the latest media and press releases about events at the National Museum of Ireland.
September 22, 2016
Internationally-renowned author and ceramic artist Edmund de Waal to give keynote address at two-day conference exploring national identity as seen through the lens of design and craft
September 22, 2016
Over 1 million visitors (1,001,295) have visited the National Museum of Ireland’s (NMI) 4 sites since the start of this year. Not only is this the 6th consecutive year that the Museum has attracted over 1 million visitors, but it is also the first time this figure has been reached as early as the first week in September and it represents a cumulative increase of 16% on same period last year and is ahead of visitor trends from Fáilte Ireland.
August 11, 2016
‘Writing the Past: An Afternoon with Dermot Bolger and Donal O’Kelly’
Sunday 14 August 2016, 2pm at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Mayo.
August 04, 2016
On Wednesday 3rd August at the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, Tom Arnold Director General of the Institution of International and European Affairs will officially open a temporary exhibition to commemorate Roger Casement’s work as a humanitarian on the 100th anniversary of his death.
June 28, 2016
The National Museum of Ireland Decorative Arts and History will run a series of events to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. These events will include film screenings, talks and lectures from July to September. Topics will vary from events at the Somme to the local impact with talks on Ulster communities and 10th Royal Dublin Fusiliers who had been trained at the Royal Barracks Dublin (site of Collins Barracks and the Museum today).
June 21, 2016
Brian Keenan will be In-Conversation with Dermot Bolger at the National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks.
May 24, 2016
The Light House Cinema, Smithfield will host an afternoon and evening celebrating the Irish architect and designer Eileen Gray on film, with the theatrical release of The Price of Desire (starring Orla Brady, Vincent Perez, Francisco Scianna and Alanis Morissette) alongside companion documentary Gray Matters.
May 16, 2016
Recently Acquired Collection of Medals by The National Museum of Ireland.
May 05, 2016
Join Marine Biologist and photographer, Mick Mackey, for his illustrated talk on 900 days on Bird Island, South Georgia, working in Antarctic isolation.
April 26, 2016
An Evocative object on loan from the Royal Collection Trust, UK to the National Museum of Ireland