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The Treasury - Celtic and Irish Christian Ireland (06/01/2011)

Mr Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will officially open a new exhibition The Treasury – Celtic and Early Christian Ireland on Tuesday, evening 7th June at the National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology, Kildare St, D2.

Dickie Bird (05/19/2011)

Learn more about Dickie Bird, a horse that served in the Crimean War in 1854 with the 5th Dragoon Guards and whose bones were found by archaeologists in Dublin at Clancy Barracks now on display at the National Museum of Ireland.

Sir Roger Casement Hat & Sword (05/19/2011)

Sir Roger Casement Hat and Sword go on Display at the National Museum for the first time since being handed over by the London Metropolitan Police

Photography at the National Museum of Ireland (05/09/2011)

Photography policy update

The Fighting Irish? Exploring the role of the Irish in the American Civil War (04/11/2011)

Special Weekend of events to mark the 150th Anniversary of the start of the American Civil War at the National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts and History on 16th and 17th April

Record Breaking Visitor Numbers and New Exhibitions in 2011 (03/31/2011)

The National Museum of Ireland is celebrating record breaking visitor numbers in 2010 and is announcing exciting new exhibitions for 2011.

Enjoy and Celebrate St. Patrick's Festival at the National Museum of Ireland (03/10/2011)

Enjoy and celebrate a truly traditional St. Patrick's Festival at the four sites of the National Museum of Ireland

A Question of Love at the National Museum of Ireland (02/10/2011)

In the spirit of Saint Valentine, embark on a romantic journey through the ages and take an affectionate look at all things governed by the heart at the National Museum of Ireland.

Halloween 2010 (10/19/2010)

Halloween events at the National Museum of Ireland, 24th-31st October 2010.

Birds, Bats and Bugs: A Two Day Seminar on Irish Biodiversity (10/12/2010)

To celebrate International Year of Biodiversity 2010 the National Museum of Ireland- Natural History will hold a two day seminar on Irish biodiversity entitled Birds, Bats and Bugs on the 15th and 16th October 2010.

Culture Night 2010 (09/24/2010)

UPDATED PRESS RELEASE-Culture Night 2010

Culture Night- 24th September 2010 (09/22/2010)

The National Museum of Ireland is pleased to be supporting this year’s Culture Night, organised by Temple Bar Cultural Trust on Friday 24th September 2010.

Treasure from the Bog (09/03/2010)

RTÉ will air a unique documentary on an amazing archaeological find in County Tipperary on Tuesday 7th September 2010 at 10:15pm on RTE1.

Museum of Country Life welcomes its one millionth visitor (08/27/2010)

Irish High Crosses Exhibition 2010 (07/01/2010)

This exhibition brings together casts of 6 plaster High Crosses along with a selection of Irish early Christian treasures.

Irish High Crosses 2010 (07/01/2010)

Irish High Crosses Replicas of Irish High Crosses to be exhibited at the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History Collins Barracks, Dublin.

Early Bronze Age gold (06/23/2010)

A new hoard of Early Bronze Age gold from Coggalbeg, Co. Roscommon, to be exhibited at the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology

Re-opening of the Natural History Museum (04/22/2010)

Dr. Patrick Wallace, Director of the National Museum of Ireland is pleased to announce the reopening of National Museum of Ireland – Natural History.

New 20th century Furniture Gallery (03/23/2010)

New 20th century Furniture Gallery is now opened to the public at the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks.

Museum Closures (03/16/2010)

Details of Museum closures during March and April 2010

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