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[Press Release] Marching on the Road to Freedom: Dáil Éireann 1919 opens at the National Museum of Ireland

[Press Release] Marching on the Road to Freedom: Dáil Éireann 1919 opens at the National Museum of Ireland

January 17, 2019

The new exhibition commemorates the centenary of the first meeting of Dáil Éireann

[Press Release] Donation of the wedding dresses of Minister Katherine Zappone and Dr Ann Louise Gilligan to the National Museum of Ireland,  Collins Barracks

[Press Release] Donation of the wedding dresses of Minister Katherine Zappone and Dr Ann Louise Gilligan to the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks

January 16, 2019

Minister Zappone has offered the wedding dresses to the National Museum’s Contemporary Ireland Collection

[Press Release] ‘Niamh Barry – Light on Earth’ Exhibit opens at the National Museum of Ireland

[Press Release] ‘Niamh Barry – Light on Earth’ Exhibit opens at the National Museum of Ireland

November 30, 2018

World renowned & pioneering Dublin artist celebrated in first Irish solo exhibition

[Press Release] Publication of new book, Happy Days and Hard Time

[Press Release] Publication of new book, Happy Days and Hard Time

November 29, 2018

The book is a collection of memories and stories inspired by visitors’ own personal experiences and memories of country life

[Press Release] Sounding Out at Seanad Éireann – Celebration of 100 years of women’s suffrage

[Press Release] Sounding Out at Seanad Éireann – Celebration of 100 years of women’s suffrage

November 23, 2018

The National Museum of Ireland and the Royal Irish Academy of Music  are marking 100 years of women’s suffrage with a special music event.

[Press Release From Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht] Minister Madigan announces the discovery of the remains of a 5,000 year old logboat in the River Boyne close to Newgrange

[Press Release From Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht] Minister Madigan announces the discovery of the remains of a 5,000 year old logboat in the River Boyne close to Newgrange

November 23, 2018

Scientific dating has confirmed that the remains of a logboat found in the River Boyne dates to the Neolithic period.

[Press Release] ‘Prosperous Crozier’ goes on exhibition at the National Museum of Ireland

[Press Release] ‘Prosperous Crozier’ goes on exhibition at the National Museum of Ireland

November 14, 2018

Thousand-year-old pastoral staff considered a very significant artefact. Crozier moves to the National Museum from Clongowes Wood College, where it has been for 180 years. 

[Press-release] Donegal Gold goes on display at the National Museum of Ireland

[Press-release] Donegal Gold goes on display at the National Museum of Ireland

October 19, 2018

The hoard of gold, which goes on public display at the National Museum of Ireland from today, is among the heaviest hoards of gold on record to be discovered in Ireland.

Conference - Deeds not Words? Assessing a Century of Change

Conference - Deeds not Words? Assessing a Century of Change

October 16, 2018

As part of the programme marking the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act, the National Museum – Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks hosts the ‘Deeds not Words? Assessing a Century of Change’ conference bringing together a broad range of academics, historians and writers to explore those changes and advancements in Irish society, particularly for women over the last 100 years.

Medieval Period Gold Ring Brooch to go on loan

Medieval Period Gold Ring Brooch to go on loan

October 02, 2018

Medieval Period Gold Ring Brooch found near Dingle to go on loan to Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh, Co. Kerry

 

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