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Public art project Stories Between Us uses objects to stimulate stories about Grangegorman’s past and identities

Public art project Stories Between Us uses objects to stimulate stories about Grangegorman’s past and identities

May 02, 2019

Stories Between Us is a public art project which brought together a group of primary school students together with older adult learners to explore the theme of ‘Past Times’ with artist Janine Davidson, who developed a memory box of objects to represent and inspire the telling of stories about Grangegorman and the local Dublin 7 area.

Irish-Australian Victoria Cross winner's medal coming to Ireland

Irish-Australian Victoria Cross winner's medal coming to Ireland

April 26, 2019

Irish-Australian Martin O'Meara fought for the Australian Imperial Force in WWI having emigrated to Australia in 1911.

Children in County Mayo to launch their own book, celebrating Traveller culture and identity.

Children in County Mayo to launch their own book, celebrating Traveller culture and identity.

April 09, 2019

The book is published by Kids’ Own in partnership with the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, Scoil Íosa, Ballina and Involve, Ballina.

 

3000-year-old Bronze Age axe recovered by Gardaí after being unearthed illegally with metal detector

3000-year-old Bronze Age axe recovered by Gardaí after being unearthed illegally with metal detector

April 08, 2019

National Museum of Ireland appeals to public to report finds of archaeological significance.

Minister Josepha Madigan launches the National Museum of Ireland’s Strategic Plan 2019 – 2022

Minister Josepha Madigan launches the National Museum of Ireland’s Strategic Plan 2019 – 2022

April 04, 2019

The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan TD today launched the National Museum of Ireland’s Strategic Plan 2019 – 2022 ‘Building Capacity, Driving Change’.

[Press Release] Landmark new exhibition at the National Museum addresses hidden and shameful truths of Ireland’s recent past

[Press Release] Landmark new exhibition at the National Museum addresses hidden and shameful truths of Ireland’s recent past

March 26, 2019

The National Museum of Ireland launches a landmark installation in response to Ireland’s recent hidden history of Magdalene Laundries, Mother and Baby Homes and Industrial Schools.

Irish Bog Butter proven to be ‘3500 years’ past its best before date

Irish Bog Butter proven to be ‘3500 years’ past its best before date

March 25, 2019

According to new study, bog butter dates back to at least 1,750 BC (a further 1,500 years than previously thought)

National Museum of Ireland reveals 2019 programme highlights

National Museum of Ireland reveals 2019 programme highlights

March 22, 2019

The National Museum of Ireland today revealed highlights of its programme of activities for 2019.

CAMP launch at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life

CAMP launch at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life

March 08, 2019

Collaborative art works created by Irish Traveller communities and artists.

[Press Release] Memorandum of Understanding between National Museum of Ireland and National Museum Wales

[Press Release] Memorandum of Understanding between National Museum of Ireland and National Museum Wales

February 21, 2019

Today the National Museum of Ireland and National Museum Wales will sign a Memorandum of Understanding outlining a new partnership between these two cultural organisations.

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