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Soldiers and Civilians - Experiences and Memories of the First World War (10/15/2014)

With a range of speakers from Ireland and abroad, we’ll focus on the experiences of the First World War, not just from an Irish viewpoint, but from the Turkish, British and German perspectives, and look at how the War has been commemorated across Europe in the centenary year of the start of the conflict.

National Museum of Ireland shows Art in Education Charter in action. (10/02/2014)

An exciting exhibition of second level students’ arts work, entitled Creative Engagement, is being held in the National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7, this weekend, October 4. The arts exhibition is a partnership between the National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals and the National Museum of Ireland.

Revenue donates significant collection of postage stamps to National Museum and launches fiscal stamp exhibition in Revenue Museum (09/16/2014)

Revenue Chairman, Josephine Feehily, today (16/09/14) formally donated an extremely significant and valuable collection of postage stamps on behalf of Revenue to the National Museum of Ireland. Ms. Feehily also opened an exhibition in the Revenue Museum bringing a visual history of Irish fiscal stamps produced by Revenue to public attention.

BOG BODY DISCOVERY AT ROSSAN BOG, CO. MEATH (09/16/2014)

Archaeological human remains were discovered in a Co. Meath bog over the weekend. The discovery was reported to the National Museum of Ireland by Bord Na Móna workers at Rossan bog.

‘Stitches in Time: Fashion inspired by the Soldiers & Chiefs Exhibition’ (09/12/2014)

Dress designs inspired by gas-masks, 18th century soldier’s helmets, rifles and a WWI parachute are among a dozen truly amazing garments on display at the National Museum at Collins Barracks.

Culture Night at The National Museum of Ireland - 19th Sept. 2014 (09/11/2014)

There are a number of reasons to visit any of the 4 sites of The National Museum of Ireland on Culture Night.

Beyond Pebbledash (08/27/2014)

This project includes the ‘construction’ of a pebbledash house in the central Square of one of Dublin’s National Museums, the launch of a book and a public engagement programme, targeting young people and Transition Year students.

Remembering World War 1 At The National Museum of Ireland (07/29/2014)

Now is an opportunity to visit The National Museum of Ireland where you can see a section in our military history wing which is dedicated to World War 1. Visitors interested in this period of our history can explore more in the award-winning exhibition, ‘Soldiers and Chiefs’, which is on display at Collins Barracks.

Hair Hurling Balls – Earliest Artefacts of our National Game opens at the GAA Museum in Croke Park (07/20/2014)

Sunday 20th July 2014: New temporary exhibition opens at the GAA Museum in Croke Park.

Replica ASGARD Dinghy Presented to the National Museum of Ireland (07/18/2014)

Presentation of replica ASGARD Dinghy by the Asgard Volunteer Committee to the National Museum of Ireland

Preserving the Peace: Policing on the Island of Ireland 1814-2014 (06/13/2014)

New exhibition opens Friday 13 June 2014 in the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life

Traveller Pride Week event took place in the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life (06/10/2014)

A special event was held in the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life on Friday 30 May 2014 to mark Traveller Pride Week 2014.

National Museum of Ireland acquires forensic facial reconstruction sculpture of an Irish WW1 Soldier (05/27/2014)

National Museum of Ireland Acquires a First for their Collection. The National Museum of Ireland is acquiring a rare work of art for their permanent collection; a forensic facial reconstruction sculpture depicting a WWI soldier.

Vikings Seminar (05/14/2014)

High-profile seminar on new Viking archaeological discoveries at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.

Central Bank Issues Commemorative Battle of Clontarf Coin (05/01/2014)

The Central Bank of Ireland will launch today (30 April 2014) a €20 limited edition Gold Proof collector coin to mark the 1000th anniversary of the Battle of Clontarf.

Volkswagen Announce Sponsorship with National Museum of Ireland (04/30/2014)

Volkswagen Ireland has today announced a new sponsorship deal with the National Museum of Ireland.

May on our Doorstep: Exploring Local May Customs (04/15/2014)

May on Our Doorstep is a National Museum of Ireland – Country Life project that celebrates the survival of traditional May Day Customs in Ireland.

Celebrating Brian Boru and the Battle of Clontarf (04/08/2014)

The National Museum of Ireland celebrate Brian Boru and the Battle of Clontarf in conjunction with Trinity College Dublin.

Live Performance: The Melodies and Myths of the Vikings and Gaels (04/07/2014)

A unique music and storytelling event to mark the millennium of the battle of Clontarf 1014.

Equipment from Irish experiment carried on Apollo-16 mission arrives in the National Museum of Ireland – Natural History (01/17/2014)

Cosmic ray experiment material used on the Apollo missions to be presented to the National Museum of Ireland.

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