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# national-gallery - Friday 26 June, 2020

Poll: Will you visit a museum/gallery when they reopen from Monday?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you visit a museum/gallery when they reopen from Monday?

Jun 26th 2020, 11:24 AM 16,713 Views 20 Comments

Hand sanitiser stations and yellow arrows will be some of the differences visitors can expect.

What will an art gallery or museum visit be like once they open their doors?
# Picture This
# Picture This

What will an art gallery or museum visit be like once they open their doors?

Jun 26th 2020, 6:20 AM 7,503 Views 0 Comments

Some galleries are trying to make the experience as normal as possible.

# national-gallery - Saturday 7 September, 2019

'What was Zeus playing at?': A tour with a difference is hoping to get more people into art
# Frayed
# Frayed

'What was Zeus playing at?': A tour with a difference is hoping to get more people into art

Sep 7th 2019, 10:30 AM 8,719 Views 2 Comments

It’s part of a new arts festival taking place in Dublin next week.

# national-gallery - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

National Gallery closes due to roof leak after heavy downpours
# Cats And Dogs
# Cats And Dogs

National Gallery closes due to roof leak after heavy downpours

Updated Jul 30th 2019, 4:37 PM 53,965 Views 28 Comments

The AA has urged motorists to drive with caution.

# national-gallery - Friday 30 November, 2018

Portrait of Marie Cassidy to be unveiled at National Gallery of Ireland
# State Pathologist
# State Pathologist

Portrait of Marie Cassidy to be unveiled at National Gallery of Ireland

Nov 30th 2018, 6:20 AM 24,626 Views 43 Comments

She was chosen to sit for the portrait in recognition of her contribution to Irish science.

# national-gallery - Sunday 15 October, 2017

These are the candidates for this year's Hennessy Portrait Prize
# National Gallery
# National Gallery

These are the candidates for this year's Hennessy Portrait Prize

Oct 15th 2017, 10:00 AM 47,032 Views 45 Comments

Which is your favourite?

# national-gallery - Monday 12 June, 2017

'My old teammates will be slagging me on WhatsApp': Portrait of Henry Shefflin unveiled
# National Gallery
# National Gallery

'My old teammates will be slagging me on WhatsApp': Portrait of Henry Shefflin unveiled

Jun 12th 2017, 7:06 PM 27,108 Views 22 Comments

King Henry has been immortalised.

# national-gallery - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

This portrait of Graham Norton was unveiled in the National Gallery today
# Nortrait
# Nortrait

This portrait of Graham Norton was unveiled in the National Gallery today

Mar 15th 2017, 10:00 PM 67,405 Views 30 Comments

And, in a very Irish coincidence, the artist turned out to be Norton’s cousin.

This glorious portrait of Graham Norton has just been hung in the National Gallery
# Nortrait
From The Daily Edge
# Nortrait

This glorious portrait of Graham Norton has just been hung in the National Gallery

Mar 15th 2017, 3:29 PM 13,277 Views 6 Comments

~swoon~

# national-gallery - Monday 8 June, 2015

National Gallery says it has no money to buy the Russborough paintings
# Auction
# Auction

National Gallery says it has no money to buy the Russborough paintings

Jun 8th 2015, 9:32 PM 10,094 Views 19 Comments

Five masterpieces, including two Rubens, are to go up for auction to raise funds for the upkeep of Russborough House in Wicklow.

# national-gallery - Thursday 8 January, 2015

The National Gallery found these 114-year-old tickets under their floorboards
# Time Capsule
From The Daily Edge
# Time Capsule

The National Gallery found these 114-year-old tickets under their floorboards

Jan 8th 2015, 5:32 PM 3,991 Views 0 Comments

Do you know anything about it?

# national-gallery - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

€10m Monet painting damaged in 2012 incident goes back on display this morning
# More Monet
# More Monet

€10m Monet painting damaged in 2012 incident goes back on display this morning

Jul 1st 2014, 8:25 AM 6,399 Views 16 Comments

Experts have been working painstakingly to restore the painting for the past 18 months.

# national-gallery - Thursday 5 June, 2014

National Gallery closed today as staff go on strike
# Striiikkkkeeee
# Striiikkkkeeee

National Gallery closed today as staff go on strike

Jun 5th 2014, 9:14 AM 6,102 Views 32 Comments

The dispute is based upon leave arrangements and the cutting of some payments to staff.

# national-gallery - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

National Gallery to close on Thursday as staff go on strike
# Strrrrrrrrrrrrrrrike
# Strrrrrrrrrrrrrrrike

National Gallery to close on Thursday as staff go on strike

Jun 3rd 2014, 2:20 PM 7,224 Views 24 Comments

Room attendants at the gallery are holding a one-day strike over a disagreement about pay and leave.

# national-gallery - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

National Gallery to give out new €20,000 portrait prize
# Art Attack
# Art Attack

National Gallery to give out new €20,000 portrait prize

Mar 12th 2014, 8:58 AM 6,168 Views 6 Comments

The winner will get to have their work exhibited at the National Gallery.

# national-gallery - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Man gets 'pervy' in Dublin gallery to celebrate #MuseumSelfie day
# Museum Selfies
From The Daily Edge
# Museum Selfies

Man gets 'pervy' in Dublin gallery to celebrate #MuseumSelfie day

Jan 22nd 2014, 10:30 PM 3,040 Views 0 Comments

Yo, Mona Lisa, get in for a pic!

# national-gallery - Friday 7 September, 2012

Opinion: There should be no debate – artists need money, says Dorothy Cross
# Read Me
# Read Me

Opinion: There should be no debate – artists need money, says Dorothy Cross

Sep 7th 2012, 9:10 PM 156 Views 48 Comments

Iconic Irish artist Dorothy Cross says the debate on the economic value of the arts is a moot point.

# national-gallery - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Interview: 'Citizenship I learnt from my father': Robert Ballagh on life & politics
# Read Me
# Read Me

Interview: 'Citizenship I learnt from my father': Robert Ballagh on life & politics

Aug 26th 2012, 6:30 PM 178 Views 23 Comments

Irish artist Robert Ballagh explains when his interest in politics began and why he calls himself a socialist.

8 unusual places to get hitched in Ireland (and one in Poland...)
# I Do
From The Daily Edge
# I Do

8 unusual places to get hitched in Ireland (and one in Poland...)

Aug 26th 2012, 12:00 PM 15,502 Views 19 Comments

Sick of the sight of hotel function rooms? Here are a few alternative wedding venues for your special day.

# national-gallery - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Man charged over damage to Monet painting
# Art Attack
# Art Attack

Man charged over damage to Monet painting

Jun 30th 2012, 8:53 PM 14,537 Views 37 Comments

The 1874 painting was seriously damaged in the attack.

# national-gallery - Monday 18 June, 2012

Photos: Ireland’s top 10 attractions revealed
# Hot Spots
# Hot Spots

Photos: Ireland’s top 10 attractions revealed

Jun 18th 2012, 2:40 PM 30,060 Views 60 Comments

Which places around the country drew the most visitors last year? And does this vintage photo give you a clue?

# national-gallery - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Ireland's Favourite Painting is announced... and it's a romantic one
# In The Frame
# In The Frame

Ireland's Favourite Painting is announced... and it's a romantic one

May 24th 2012, 11:00 PM 18,172 Views 45 Comments

Hellelil and Hildebrand, The Meeting on the Turret Stairs by Frederic William Burton is named Ireland’s favourite painting in RTÉ show of Irish gallery masterpieces.

# national-gallery - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Gauguin painting attacked by woman who says artist was 'evil'
# Art
From The Daily Edge
# Art

Gauguin painting attacked by woman who says artist was 'evil'

Apr 5th 2011, 2:59 PM 328 Views 0 Comments

The woman attacked Gauguin’s work ‘Two Tahitian Women’ in Washington DC – saying that the artist was evil and the work itself was “very homosexual”.

# national-gallery - Thursday 24 February, 2011

Irish museums and galleries boast 3 million visitors in 2010
# Tourism
# Tourism

Irish museums and galleries boast 3 million visitors in 2010

Feb 24th 2011, 7:07 PM 1,580 Views 0 Comments

Over 3.5 million people attended exhibits and events in Ireland’s cultural institutions – up by 7 per cent on 2009.