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Calendar of Easter Events

Calendar of Easter Events

April 04, 2019

Find out all about the Easter Events happening across our four sites. 

National Museum of Ireland reveals 2019 programme highlights

National Museum of Ireland reveals 2019 programme highlights

March 22, 2019

The National Museum of Ireland today revealed highlights of its programme of activities for 2019.

Celebrate St. Brigid the traditional way at the National Museum of Ireland

Celebrate St. Brigid the traditional way at the National Museum of Ireland

January 23, 2019

Learn how to make your own St. Brigid's Cross 

11 top events for families at the Museum this Spring

11 top events for families at the Museum this Spring

January 17, 2019

Discover when dinosaurs took to the air, make a St Brigid’s cross or find out what animal has the largest appetite or best sense of smell. There are lots to do and see for families at the National Museum of Ireland this Spring.

Donation of the wedding dresses of Minister Katherine Zappone and  Dr Ann Louise Gilligan to the National Museum of Ireland

Donation of the wedding dresses of Minister Katherine Zappone and Dr Ann Louise Gilligan to the National Museum of Ireland

January 16, 2019

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

Publication of new book, Happy Days and Hard Times

Publication of new book, Happy Days and Hard Times

November 30, 2018

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

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

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

November 29, 2018

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

Sounding Out at Seanad Éireann – Celebration of 100 years of women’s suffrage

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.

 ‘Prosperous Crozier’ goes on exhibition at the National Museum of Ireland

‘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. 

Donegal Gold goes on display at the National Museum of Ireland

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.

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