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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.

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)

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

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

‘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 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

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.

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