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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

The Unhappy Judas by Harry Clarke (02/24/2010)

A work by Ireland’s leading stained glass artist of the 20th century is now on display at the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History Collins Barracks, Dublin 7

Museum's Matter: Accessing Ireland's Heritage (02/11/2010)

A temporary exhibition developed by the Irish Museum’s Association (IMA) opening at the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life on February 11th, 2010.

Discovering Darwin: One-day seminar at The National Museum of Ireland (11/23/2009)

On the 28th of November the National Museum of Ireland – Natural History is holding a one-day seminar celebrating the 150th anniversary of the publication “On the Origin of Species”. Talks will not only be based on the book’s ideas, but also on how the theory of evolution has evolved over the last 150 years.

One Day Conference on Asian Art and Ireland at the National Museum of Ireland - Saturday 14th November. (11/12/2009)

The National Museum of Ireland is hosting a 1-day conference on Saturday 14 November that explores in depth some of the themes touched on in the National Museum’s permanent exhibition of Asian Art, A Dubliner’s Collection of Asian Art: The Albert Bender exhibition. The conference programme consists of a series of talks covering such diverse topics as the influence of Buddhism in Ireland and the iconography of Arhats.

World War One Day at the National Museum of Ireland  - Decorative Arts and History (11/04/2009)

The National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts and History, Collins Barracks, is holding a day of talks and activities on Saturday 7th November to mark the end of World War One.  

National Day of Commemoration (07/23/2009)

As this weekend marks the National Day of Commemoration, take this opportunity to learn more about the experiences of all the Irish men and women involved in past wars and on service with the National Museum of Ireland.

'Come Back to Erin' (07/23/2009)

Irish Travel Poster Exhibition opens on Thursday 25th June at the National Museum of Ireland - Collins Barracks.

High definition Lunar Landings (07/23/2009)

As part of Moon Week at Collins Barracks, the National Museum of Ireland will display high-definition pictures showing the historic Apollo lunar landing sites for the first time in four decades.

Moon Week 2009 (07/16/2009)

Moon Week 2009 at the National Museum of Ireland marks the 40th anniversary of the first manned moon landing by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.

‘Catch Up On Culture’ at the National Museum of Ireland (05/16/2009)

The National Museum of Ireland is pleased to be supporting this year’s Catch Up on Culture Week, organised by the Irish Museums Association, running from 17 to 24 May 2009.

Last chance to see the temporary exhibition entitled “Treasures of Today – Silver from Goldsmith’s Hall, London 1980 – 2008 ” (03/05/2009)

Last chance to see the temporary exhibition entitled “Treasures of Today – Silver from Goldsmith’s Hall, London 1980 – 2008 ” which closes on Sunday 18 January 2009 at The National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Benburb, Dublin 7.

A new interactive discovery gallery at the National Museum of Ireland (03/05/2009)

New interactive discovery gallery opens at the National Museum of Ireland on Thursday 5 March 2009.

A new lecture series, entitled Blaze Away starts on Tuesday 3 February 2009 at the National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts and History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7 (03/05/2009)

A series of free public lectures on the history of duelling in Ireland starts next week at the National Museum at Collins Barracks

Barracks Life Room opens at the National Museum of Ireland (03/05/2009)

New interactive discovery gallery opens at the National Museum of Ireland on Thursday 5 March 2009.

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