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Viking Ship Archaeology Lecture Series

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Viking Ship Archaeology Lecture Series

Viking Ports & Docklands

Public Lecture at 6.30 pm in The Palatine Room, 17th January 2008

Admission is Free of Charge

The National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History,

Collins Barracks, Dublin 7.

Available for interviews on the evening of Thursday 17th January 5.30 – 6.30pm

Dr Patrick F. Wallace - Director of the National Museum of Ireland

Mr. Jan Skamby – Curator at the Moesgaard Museum, Denmark

January 2008- June 2008

Coinciding with the display of the Sea Stallion, Viking long ship replica, the National Museum of Ireland, at Collins Barracks is hosting a lecture series exploring the history and archaeology of Viking long ships.

All talks will be held in the Palatine Room, Collins Barracks at 6.30pm on every third Thursday of the coming months. Admission is Free

Thursday 17th January 2008

Viking Ports & Docklands

Places are limited and operate on a first come, first served basis.

The National Museum of Ireland - is open from 10am to 5pm Tuesday to Saturday and from 2pm to 5pm on Sundays. Closed Monday. Admission to all exhibitions at the National Museum of Ireland are free of charge. Museum shop and Café on site.

For Further Press Information or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Maureen Gaule - Marketing Executive - Marketing Department - National Museum of Ireland

Tel: 01 - 648 64 29 E-Mail: mgaule@museum.ie Website: www.museum.ieLinks to external website

 
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