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PRESS RELEASE ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND- Centenary of Women’s Suffrage.

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND- Centenary of Women’s Suffrage.

May 21, 2018

The National Museum of Ireland in collaboration with the Houses of the Oireachtas marked the Centenary of Women’s Suffrage. On Friday night, 18th May, there was a panel discussion chaired by Senator Ivana Bacik which was hosted in the Seanad Chamber, Leinster House.

COLLECT, COLLECTING, COLLECTED - One day Glass Symposium at the National Museum of Ireland

COLLECT, COLLECTING, COLLECTED - One day Glass Symposium at the National Museum of Ireland

May 17, 2018

Glass artists, designers and curators come together for this important symposium at the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks on Wednesday, 23rd May 2018.  The symposium is part of the Museum's exciting Artist in Residency programme for 2018 with artist Róisín de Buitléar, and aims to stimulate and inspire; exploring how, why and what makes a contemporary collection significant. 

[Press-Release] National Museum of Ireland: Acquisition of rare Charles II Irish silver

[Press-Release] National Museum of Ireland: Acquisition of rare Charles II Irish silver

May 15, 2018

The National Museum of Ireland (NMI) today (15.05.18) announced the purchase of a rare Charles II Irish silver six part dressing service with the mark of John Segar, Dublin, dated 1685, through Christie’s auction house, New York on 20th April 2018. 

National Museum of Ireland launches Master Vision Statement 2018 - 2032

National Museum of Ireland launches Master Vision Statement 2018 - 2032

May 10, 2018

Connecting Our Past and Our Future sets out 15-year vision for all NMI sites

Public’s cherished objects tell social history of Ireland in new National Treasures exhibition

Public’s cherished objects tell social history of Ireland in new National Treasures exhibition

April 24, 2018

Unique island-wide project has inspired thousands of people to dig out, dust off and submit their stories and treasures

PRESS-RELEASE – ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND - Donation of the Mulcahy Collection

PRESS-RELEASE – ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND - Donation of the Mulcahy Collection

April 13, 2018

Donation ceremony of the Mulcahy collection, consisting of letters from Seán Mac Diarmada, one of the 1916 leaders, to Josephine (‘Min’) Ryan, and three minute books from Sinn Féin meetings.

Raghnall Ó Floinn, Director, National Museum of Ireland, Dr. Audrey Whitty, Keeper, Art & Industrial Division, Sandra Heise, Curator, Richard Mulcahy and Lisa Mulcahy and family marked this important donation.

The National Museum of Ireland welcomes €85millon investment

The National Museum of Ireland welcomes €85millon investment

April 11, 2018

The National Museum of Ireland welcomes €85millon investment. Investment represents largest single capital investment in a cultural institution in ‘Investing in our Culture, Language and Heritage 2018-2027’. NMI to reveal wider 15-year Master Vision Statement in the coming weeks

Artist-in-residence Róisín de Buitléar brings the lost heritage of Waterford Crystal back to life

Artist-in-residence Róisín de Buitléar brings the lost heritage of Waterford Crystal back to life

April 04, 2018

Ireland’s first ever public classes in glass engraving take place from April 4 to 9 at the National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7, as part of an artist-in-residence programme with artist Róisín de Buitléar. 

Photocall Notice/Press-Release - Leo Rowsome's Uilleann Pipes Donation Ceremony

Photocall Notice/Press-Release - Leo Rowsome's Uilleann Pipes Donation Ceremony

March 26, 2018

Donation ceremony of Leo Rowsome’s Uilleann Pipes. Leo Rowsome was a famous musician, maker and teacher of Uilleann Pipes.

Raghnall Ó Floinn, Director, National Museum of Ireland, Dr. Audrey Whitty, Keeper, Art & Industrial Division, Dr. Jennifer Goff, Curator, Helena & Olivia Rowsome Grimes (daughters of Leo Rowsome) and family, would like to invite journalists to mark this important donation.

 

The Rights Museum gives expression to children’s treasured objects

The Rights Museum gives expression to children’s treasured objects

March 20, 2018

The Ombudsman for Children’s Office will today (Tuesday 20 March) unveil its innovative Rights Museum curated by young people at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks.

 

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