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THE VOLUNTEERS’                                     Life, in all its walks, is precious

THE VOLUNTEERS’ Life, in all its walks, is precious

September 19, 2017

Street artist Joe Caslin, known for his large-scale black and white drawings, has installed the second piece in a series entitled ‘The Volunteers’ on the facade of the North Block of Clarke Square at the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Dublin.

Minister for Culture,Heritage and the Gaeltacht Joins Culture Night Trailblazers for Final Countdown

Minister for Culture,Heritage and the Gaeltacht Joins Culture Night Trailblazers for Final Countdown

September 18, 2017

This Monday, 18th September, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys TD, will be joined by some of Ireland’s most exciting names from the world of culture; renowned fiddler and lead singer of Altan, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, urban artist Solus, singer-songwriter and Electric Picnic New Artist of the Year, Katie Laffan, and one of the leading actors of his generation, Tom Hickey, as they make final preparations for the biggest night in the Irish cultural calendar. Setting the scene at Dublin’s iconic Natural History Museum (the Dead Zoo) will be 12 members of Chamber Choir Ireland and a unicycling, juggling acrobat from the Dublin Circus Project.

RTÉ and National Museum of Ireland launch unique public history project telling the story of Ireland using everyday objects

RTÉ and National Museum of Ireland launch unique public history project telling the story of Ireland using everyday objects

September 04, 2017

RTÉ and the National Museum of Ireland are teaming up to create a unique public history project documenting the story of Ireland over the last 100 years using ordinary objects treasured by families across the country.

PRESS RELEASE - Issue On Behalf Of The  National Museum Of Ireland // Preas Ráteas Thar Ceann Ard-Mhúsaem na hÉireann

PRESS RELEASE - Issue On Behalf Of The National Museum Of Ireland // Preas Ráteas Thar Ceann Ard-Mhúsaem na hÉireann

August 23, 2017

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Press Release - War in the Mud, The Irish soldier in Belgium, in the summer of 1917

Press Release - War in the Mud, The Irish soldier in Belgium, in the summer of 1917

August 09, 2017

The National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7 Battle of Messines exhibition, surveys what happened to the Irish soldier in 1917 on the Western Front and in particular this month, August 100 years ago.

PRESS RELEASE - Aran jumper to feature in major fashion exhibition in New York

PRESS RELEASE - Aran jumper to feature in major fashion exhibition in New York

August 04, 2017

An Aran jumper, from the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life in Co. Mayo, is going on loan to the Museum of Modern Art, New York

PRESS RELEASE - National Library and National Museum to mark 140th anniversary with a joint programme of family-friendly activities

PRESS RELEASE - National Library and National Museum to mark 140th anniversary with a joint programme of family-friendly activities

August 02, 2017

The National Library of Ireland (NLI) and National Museum of Ireland (NMI) have today (01.08.17) announced that they will host a joint programme of family-friendly activities on Saturday, 12th August to mark the 140th anniversary of their founding legislation

AVEA – The Association of Visitor Experiences and Attractions – Ireland Supporting the Businesses that deliver the ‘(Real)’ Full Irish Experience...’

AVEA – The Association of Visitor Experiences and Attractions – Ireland Supporting the Businesses that deliver the ‘(Real)’ Full Irish Experience...’

May 31, 2017

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Patrick O’Donovan, today launched the new National Representative Association for the Visitor Attractions and Experiences sector in Ireland  - AVEA.

Photocall Notice/Press Release - War in the Mud, The Irish soldier in Belgium, in the Summer of 1917.

Photocall Notice/Press Release - War in the Mud, The Irish soldier in Belgium, in the Summer of 1917.

May 30, 2017

The National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7 will open the Battle of Messines exhibition, which surveys what happened to the Irish soldier in 1917 on the Western Front, from Thursday 1st June 2017.

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