Calendar of Events

Talks • Tours • Workshops • Seminars • Competitions

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01/05/2015 - 31/05/2015
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Various - All ages
Turlough Park (Country Life)
Do you know of any customs still being carried out on May Eve, May Day or during the month of May? To register your local customs on our national survey visit www.ouririshheritage.org and follow the link on the home page.

29/05/2015 - 29/05/2015
12-1pm
Tour - Adults & Young People 14yrs +
Collins Barracks (Decorative Arts & History)
Join Lar Joye, curator of ‘Recovered Voices: Stories of the Irish at War 1914 - 1915’ on a personal tour of this recently launched exhibition. No booking required, places allocated on a first-come basis 15 minutes before talk starts.

30/05/2015 - 30/05/2015
2-3pm
Drop-in Activity - Ages 10+
Kildare Street (Archaeology)
Drop in and join osteoarchaeologist Rebecca Martin to find out some fun and interesting facts about the many bones in the National Museum! This event will take place in the Learning Resource Room, First Floor. No booking required. Not wheelchair accessible.

31/05/2015 - 31/05/2015
3-3.45pm
Tour - Adults & Young People 14yrs +
Collins Barracks (Decorative Arts & History)
How did they serve curdled milk and pass around the sweets? Take a look at lavish silver and dining room ‘essentials’ on this gallery tour with Museum educator Edith Andrees to find out what and how people ate and drank in 19th century Ireland.No booking required, places are allocated on a first-come basis 15 minutes before tour starts.

31/05/2015 - 31/05/2015
3pm-4pm
Talk - Adults & Children 14yrs+
Turlough Park (Country Life)
Join the renowned author of ’A House on an Irish Hillside’ to hear about Felicity’s experience of ’coming home’ and the Co. Kerry traditions and customs explored in her new book ’Enough is Plenty’. More details about this event. Booking required.

05/06/2015 - 05/06/2015
11am - 1pm
Drop-in Activity - Adults & Children 7yrs+
Turlough Park (Country Life)
Enthusiasts and beginners alike are welcome to join the Museum knitters as they share skills, patterns and top tips. No booking required.

06/06/2015 - 06/06/2015
3pm-5pm
Drop-in Activity - Adults
Turlough Park (Country Life)
Dust down that fiddle, polish that whistle and join the music circle to practice, share, play tunes and songs. No booking required.

06/06/2015 - 06/06/2015
2-4.30pm
Historical Re-enactment - All Ages
Collins Barracks (Decorative Arts & History)
Come along and see uniforms and equipment used by the Allied (American, British, French, Soviet) and Axis (German, Italian) Forces during the Second World War. This is an interactive way of learning about this conflict which ended 70 years ago. Presented by historical re-enactors, The WW2 Club. Clarke Square, no booking required.

06/06/2015 - 06/06/2015
2-3pm
Demonstration - Age 6+
Kildare Street (Archaeology)
Please note this event is postponed and will be run on Sunday 7th June 2-3pm. While some Vikings were fearsome raiders, many were more peaceful but canny traders. Discover our handling collection of replica artefacts, the long journeys the Vikings took and what materials they imported and exported to Ireland, and make your own Viking coins and merchants pouch to take home. This event will take place in the Learning Resource Room, First Floor. No booking required. Not wheelchair accessible.

07/06/2015 - 07/06/2015
3 - 3:30pm
Tour - Adults
Collins Barracks (Decorative Arts & History)
For nearly forty years Danish born Ib Jorgensen was one of Ireland’s leading fashion designers - now a new exhibition at Collins Barracks provides a retrospective to his career, with garments dating from the late 1950s to the mid-1990s. Join the exhibition curator Alex Ward on a tour of the exhibition. No booking required, places allocated on a first-come basis 15 minutes before talk starts.

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