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John Creedon launches National Treasures - the Exhibition

John Creedon launches National Treasures - the Exhibition

April 25, 2018

Objects submitted by members of the public tell Ireland's social history over the past 100 years 

Discover Education and Outreach Projects, Events and Programming in 2018

Discover Education and Outreach Projects, Events and Programming in 2018

April 25, 2018

Discover Education and Outreach Projects, Events and Programming in 2018 and how the museum is marking the Centenary of Women’s Suffrage and Bringing History Alive

Remembering Frank Cullen, extraordinary silversmith and craftsman

Remembering Frank Cullen, extraordinary silversmith and craftsman

April 20, 2018


The National Museum of Ireland will mark the first year anniversary of Frank Cullen’s death. Frank was an extraordinary silversmith and craftsman, who will be remembered by his family, colleagues and friends during a private viewing of his art within the National Museum.

 

Significant collection of Mac Diarmada letters donated to National Museum of Ireland

Significant collection of Mac Diarmada letters donated to National Museum of Ireland

April 13, 2018

Mulcahy Collection provides insight into Mac Diarmada's thoughts and work and includes 22 letters to Josephine 'Min' Ryan 

Family donate uilleann pipes of legendary musician Leo Rowsome

Family donate uilleann pipes of legendary musician Leo Rowsome

March 29, 2018

Leo Rowsome remembered as a master musician, maker and teacher during donation ceremony at the National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History 

Museum of Decorative Arts & History at Collins Barracks open as usual during renovation work

Museum of Decorative Arts & History at Collins Barracks open as usual during renovation work

March 22, 2018

After three centuries of serving as a barracks and then as a museum, Collins Barracks needed some renovation work to ensure its longevity.

New glass exhibition explores history and legacy of Waterford Crystal in Ireland

New glass exhibition explores history and legacy of Waterford Crystal in Ireland

March 13, 2018

Glass artist Róisín de Buitléar explores Ireland's glass tradition with Waterford Crystal glass masters in CAUTION! Fragile, Irish Glass - Tradition in Transition

National Museum of Ireland announces programme to commemorate centenary of devastating Spanish Flu

National Museum of Ireland announces programme to commemorate centenary of devastating Spanish Flu

March 13, 2018

Exhibition, lecture series and online public participation project will remember Spanish Flu outbreak that claimed 23,000 lives and infected 800,000 people in Ireland over a 12-month period

Marking the Centenary of Women's Suffrage at the National Museum of Ireland in 2018

Marking the Centenary of Women's Suffrage at the National Museum of Ireland in 2018

February 09, 2018

The National Museum of Ireland outline a programme of events and initiatives that will commemorate the centenary of women’s suffrage and universal suffrage in 2018. 

Shrove Tuesday: A festival of pancakes and love

Shrove Tuesday: A festival of pancakes and love

February 08, 2018

For our rural ancestors, Shrove Tuesday was one of the most favourable dates of the year to marry

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