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New ‘Wonder Cabinet’ revealed at the National Museum of Ireland – Natural History

New ‘Wonder Cabinet’ revealed at the National Museum of Ireland – Natural History

July 12, 2019

Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan TD launces the interactive space inspired by Victorian ‘cabinets of curiosity’

National Museum of Ireland, & the Art of Pollination

National Museum of Ireland, & the Art of Pollination

July 04, 2019

The National Museum of Ireland- Natural History inspires Artist Shevaun Doherty to capture native pollinators at work

National Museum of Ireland stages a Rainbow Revolution

National Museum of Ireland stages a Rainbow Revolution

June 26, 2019

Ireland’s largest cultural institution participates in Pride celebrations for the first time.

The National Museum of Ireland is participating in the Pride celebrations this year for the first time, with a series of initiatives under the banner of the ‘Rainbow Revolution’.

Electric Irish Homes Textile Project - Exhibition Preview

Electric Irish Homes Textile Project - Exhibition Preview

May 27, 2019

The National Museum of Ireland – Country Life in Turlough Park, Co. Mayo, invites the public to join the Bealtaine celebrations: where in partnership with Age & Opportunity, will host a public event on May 30th to preview the Electric Irish Homes Textile Project.

 

Fishy Fun at the National Museum of Ireland – Natural History for International Year of the Salmon

Fishy Fun at the National Museum of Ireland – Natural History for International Year of the Salmon

May 17, 2019

Sean Canney TD, Minister with responsibility for the inland fisheries sector, launches the initiative to promote salmon conservation and the fisheries resource.

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’.

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