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NEW EXHIBITION (11/28/2011)

Jimmy Deenihan, T.D., Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will officially open a new exhibition titled Reconstructed Rooms : Four Centuries of Furnishings on Thursday, 10th November at 5.00 p.m. at the National Museum of Ireland – Collins Barracks, Dublin 7.

Over 1 Million Visitors to The National Museum of Ireland (11/21/2011)

Dr. Patrick Wallace, Director, National Museum of Ireland, has welcomed the achievement of over 1 million visitors so far this year. This represents an increase of 10% on the total visitor numbers to the Museum in 2010. This is in keeping with the increase in travel figures which show an increase of 10% of visitors to Ireland in the first nine months of 2011.

Moving Statues at the National Museum of Ireland- Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks (11/18/2011)

Roll up, roll up to Collins Barracks this weekend!(18th/19th November) We’re hosting a show called ‘Moving Statues’, which is the culmination of a community project with North Inner City Dublin school Larkin Community College, the Lourdes Day Care Centre and theatre director Mikel Murfi.

Safe Secrets: The Story of the Coggalbeg Hoard (10/20/2011)

Community Archive Network Launch (10/20/2011)

Learning and Creativity at the National Museum of Ireland: Responding to Educational Needs (10/11/2011)

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.

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

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.

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)

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