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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.

A Century On: Remembering World War One in Europe (01/16/2014)

A day of talks with renowned historians, discussing the memory and legacy of the seminal event of the 20th century, World War One.

City Of Dublin Winter Solstice Celebration 2013 (12/18/2013)

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.

Minister Deenihan welcomes over 1 Million Visitors to the National Museum of Ireland in 2013 (12/12/2013)

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.

Exhibition Openings (10/10/2013)

- 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 (10/03/2013)

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 (08/15/2013)

Press Release - Grant for digitisation of exceptional National Museum historical records (07/23/2013)

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 (07/03/2013)

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 (05/31/2013)

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.

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