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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.

PHOTOCALL: Opening of display of 17th century Carrick-on-Suir Gold Coin Hoard (05/29/2013)

Photo Call: Viewing of recovered medieval silver coins and other looted antiquities (05/20/2013)

The National Museum of Ireland is pleased to announce a major success in its effort to protect the national heritage of portable antiquities from the activities of looters.

Rhinoceros horn in the National Museum of Ireland – Natural History (04/18/2013)

NEW ACQUISITION (03/26/2013)

Minister Deenihan Visits National Museum of Ireland to view Recent Coin Find (01/29/2013)

Photo Call Notice: New Exhibition - The Irish and France: Three Centuries of Military Relations (01/14/2013)

The Science behind the Scenes at the Museum (11/07/2012)

A weekend of events celebrating the science in museum conservation at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks.

Remembering World War One through Music (11/07/2012)

A day of music, talks and activities to commemorate the 94th anniversary of the end of World War One at the National Museum of Ireland, Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7, on Saturday 10th November 2012

A Dubliner’s Collection of Asian Art: The Albert Bender Exhibition (11/07/2012)

‘The Object for Our Times’ goes on display at the National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks. (10/22/2012)

The exhibition opens on Tuesday 23rd October and will run until Sunday, 2nd December 2012

New Exhibition: Kildare Place Society & Schooling in the Nineteenth Century (09/19/2012)

National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts and History: Ruairi Quinn, T.D., Minister for Education and Skills will officially open a new exhibition titled Kildare Place Society & Schooling in the Nineteenth Century, on Thursday the 20th September at 6.00p.m. at the National Museum of Ireland – Collins Barracks, Dublin 7.

ASGARD: The conserved 1914 Howth gun running vessel goes on display at the National Museum of Ireland (07/31/2012)

ASGARD: The conserved 1914 Howth gun running vessel goes on display at the National Museum of Ireland Seamus Lynam, Acting Director of the National Museum of Ireland is pleased to announce the opening of a new permanent exhibition entitled Asgard: The 1914 Howth gun running vessel conserved at The National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks in Dublin, which will be launched by Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht on Wednesday 8 August at 6.00pm.

ASGARD exhibition: PRESS / PHOTO CALL (07/31/2012)

PRESS/PHOTO CALL At the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History Collins Barracks, Dublin 7 When? Wednesday, 8th August 2012 Where? Exhibition Space; ASGARD – The 1914 Howth gun running vessel conserved Time? 11.00am

OUGHTERARD CULTURE & HERITAGE GROUP WINS ARCHIVE AWARD (06/29/2012)

The National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar has applauded the selection of OUGHTERARD CULTURE & HERITAGE GROUP for a major Archive Award.

Look to the Light: Lantern Sculptures at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life (04/18/2012)

Visitors to the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life are in for a surprise as there are some interesting new residents among the Museum’s folklife collection…

Understanding 1916 - Approaching 2016 (04/18/2012)

A special day of talks and debate at the National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts and History to mark the 96th anniversary of the Easter Rising 28th April 2012

Minister Deenihan attends National Museum of Ireland to accept the Museum’s most recent acquisitions from Kerry based wood turner artist Earl Allgrove (04/04/2012)

Press Release issued by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

‘What We Do at the Dead Zoo’ (04/04/2012)

‘What We Do at the Dead Zoo’ is a day of special drop-in activities taking place on Saturday 14th April between 10am and 4pm. This is the first ever open day in the Natural History Museum.

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