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‘A Dubliner’s Collection of Asian Art: The Albert Bender Exhibition’ (11/12/2008)

On Wednesday12th November, the National Museum of Ireland will officially open a new exhibition called, A Dubliner’s Collection of Asian Art: The Albert Bender Exhibition.

Science Week at the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life (11/03/2008)

The National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar will run a variety of events as part of this month’s Science Week, which is running throughout the country from 9-16 November. These events include a new temporary exhibition looking at Planet Earth, and a range of activities for primary and post-primary students.

Christmas Open Day at the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life (10/31/2008)

The first ever Christmas Open Day takes place at the Museum on Saturday 13 December from 11am-5pm. Fun and entertainment is guaranteed for everyone in the family, and best of all, entry is absolutely free. Enjoy a Christmas Food Fair, Santa Claus and seasonal carol singing. Our ever popular educational workshops have a festive theme and the Museum Galleries will have a special Christmas display.

World War One Day at the National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts and History (10/30/2008)

A day of talks and activities to mark the 90th anniversary of the end of World War One at the National Museum of Ireland, Saturday 8th November 2008.

Planet Earth - Our Place in Space: New exhibition at the National Museum Ireland – Country Life (10/30/2008)

Planet Earth: Our Place in Space, a new temporary exhibition based on the geological collections from the National Museum of Ireland – Natural History will open in the National Museum Ireland - Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar next Tuesday 4 November 2008. The exhibition will run until the end of February 2009.

New Military Exhibition at The National Museum of Ireland (10/22/2008)

The National Museum of Ireland is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibition entitled UN 50 within the Soldiers & Chiefs Exhibition at Collins Barracks.

Treasures of Today at the National Museum of Ireland (09/30/2008)

A new temporary exhibition entitled “Treasures of Today – Silver from Goldsmith’s Hall, London 1980 – 2008 ” opens to the public on Wednesday the 1st October in The Riding School at The National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Benburb Street, Dublin 7.

The Faddan More Psalter - Ancient Book of Psalms (05/20/2008)

In July 2006 one of the most significant Irish archaeological discoveries of the last few decades was made in a bog at Faddan More in north county Tipperary.

Conference Irish Women and the Vote: Suffrage and Citizenship (05/06/2008)

In light of the forthcoming Lisbon Referendum, the rights of Irish citizens to vote and shape Ireland’s future is extremely topical and makes an upcoming conference at the National Museum on suffrage and citizenship a timely and important event.

Departure of the Sea stallion Dublin’s Viking Warship (05/01/2008)

What? Why not join us at the National Museum, Collins Barracks to pay a final farewell to this Viking Warship before she sets sail for Denmark

Scouts100 - An Exhibition Celebrating 100 Years of Scouting in Ireland (04/15/2008)

A new exhibition entitled "Scouts100 - living the Adventure” opens to the public on Sunday 20th April at 2.00pm The National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7.

AT THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND (04/05/2008)

The Grafton Academy of Dress Designing in Association with The National Museum of Ireland celebrates its 70th Anniversary with a Fashion Show, which will be held in The Riding School, Collins Barracks on Saturday 5th April 2008 at The National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7.

Book Launch: Scabbards and Sheaths from Viking and Medieval Dublin by Esther Cameron (03/28/2008)

Dr. Pat Wallace, Director of the National Museum of Ireland, is pleased to announce the launch of Scabbards and Sheaths from Viking and Medieval Dublin, an illustrated catalogue of the Museum’s decorated leather scabbards, recovered from the Wood Quay excavations. The scabbards once contained Viking Swords and the sheaths contained Anglo-Norman knives.

Two Day Craft and Daily Life Viking Event (03/28/2008)

The National Museum of Ireland in conjunction with Viking Age Craft and Combat Re-enactors present a Two Day Craft and Daily Life Viking Event on the 29th and 30th March 2008 at The National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History,Collins Barracks, Dublin 7.

Two Day Craft and Daily Life Viking Event (03/28/2008)

The National Museum of Ireland in conjunction with Viking Age Craft and Combat Re-enactors present a Two Day Craft and Daily Life Viking Event on the 29th and 30th March 2008 at The National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7.

Féile na Tuaithe (01/28/2008)

Here comes the Summer and families countrywide are looking for day trips and places to go. Féile na Tuaithe - Turlough Park at the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life in Castlebar, Co. Mayo has got to be the best fun and best value festival around.

Viking Ship Archaeology Lecture Series (01/16/2008)

Viking Ports & Docklands Public Lecture at 6.30 pm in The Palatine Room, 17th January 2008

Franciscan Faith: Sacred Art in Ireland 1600-1750 (11/12/2007)

A new exhibition entitled “Franciscan Faith: Sacred Art in Ireland 1600-1750” opens to the public on Thursday the 15th November at The National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Benburb Street, Dublin 7.

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