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Conference: Reflections in the Shadow of Sodeisha - 7th October - National Museum of Ireland, Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7

Conference: Reflections in the Shadow of Sodeisha - 7th October - National Museum of Ireland, Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7

October 02, 2017

To coincide with the exhibition, Shadow of Sodeisha, which showcases the work of contemporary Irish and Japanese ceramicists, this one day conference brings together a number of the exhibition’s artists, along with art historians, curators, writers and critics, to explore the origins and impact of the Sodeisha movement.

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National Museum of Ireland announces acquisition of important group of Yeats artefacts

National Museum of Ireland announces acquisition of important group of Yeats artefacts

September 27, 2017

Artefacts relating to the life of WB Yeats were purchased by NMI through Sotheby's auction house today (September 27, 2017)

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND // PREAS RÁITEAS THAR CEANN ARD-MHÚSAEM NA hÉIREANN

PRESS RELEASE ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND // PREAS RÁITEAS THAR CEANN ARD-MHÚSAEM NA hÉIREANN

September 22, 2017

National Museum of Ireland to visit Natural History Museum, London to view redevelopment work

THE VOLUNTEERS’                                     Life, in all its walks, is precious

THE VOLUNTEERS’ Life, in all its walks, is precious

September 19, 2017

Street artist Joe Caslin, known for his large-scale black and white drawings, has installed the second piece in a series entitled ‘The Volunteers’ on the facade of the North Block of Clarke Square at the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Dublin.

Minister for Culture,Heritage and the Gaeltacht Joins Culture Night Trailblazers for Final Countdown

Minister for Culture,Heritage and the Gaeltacht Joins Culture Night Trailblazers for Final Countdown

September 18, 2017

This Monday, 18th September, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys TD, will be joined by some of Ireland’s most exciting names from the world of culture; renowned fiddler and lead singer of Altan, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, urban artist Solus, singer-songwriter and Electric Picnic New Artist of the Year, Katie Laffan, and one of the leading actors of his generation, Tom Hickey, as they make final preparations for the biggest night in the Irish cultural calendar. Setting the scene at Dublin’s iconic Natural History Museum (the Dead Zoo) will be 12 members of Chamber Choir Ireland and a unicycling, juggling acrobat from the Dublin Circus Project.

RTÉ and National Museum of Ireland launch unique public history project telling the story of Ireland using everyday objects

RTÉ and National Museum of Ireland launch unique public history project telling the story of Ireland using everyday objects

September 04, 2017

RTÉ and the National Museum of Ireland are teaming up to create a unique public history project documenting the story of Ireland over the last 100 years using ordinary objects treasured by families across the country.

PRESS RELEASE - Issue On Behalf Of The  National Museum Of Ireland // Preas Ráteas Thar Ceann Ard-Mhúsaem na hÉireann

PRESS RELEASE - Issue On Behalf Of The National Museum Of Ireland // Preas Ráteas Thar Ceann Ard-Mhúsaem na hÉireann

August 23, 2017

FROM  CÚ  CHULANN  TO  CHRISTY RING  - ANCIENT  HURLING  BALLS  AND  OLDEST  HURLEY  IN  IRELAND  FROM THE  NATIONAL  MUSEUM  OF  IRELAND  GO  ON  EXHIBIT  IN CORK  PUBLIC  MUSEUM

Press Release - War in the Mud, The Irish soldier in Belgium, in the summer of 1917

Press Release - War in the Mud, The Irish soldier in Belgium, in the summer of 1917

August 09, 2017

The National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7 Battle of Messines exhibition, surveys what happened to the Irish soldier in 1917 on the Western Front and in particular this month, August 100 years ago.

PRESS RELEASE - Aran jumper to feature in major fashion exhibition in New York

PRESS RELEASE - Aran jumper to feature in major fashion exhibition in New York

August 04, 2017

An Aran jumper, from the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life in Co. Mayo, is going on loan to the Museum of Modern Art, New York

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