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# national-museum-of-ireland - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

'Sheep-shearing and horse racing': Photography exhibition offers insight into the Ireland of yesteryear

'Sheep-shearing and horse racing': Photography exhibition offers insight into the Ireland of yesteryear

The exhibition open at the National Museum of Ireland tonight.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Monday 19 August, 2019

Senators to move back to their old digs as Ceramics Room to be returned to the National Museum

The refurbishment of Leinster House is set to cost in the region of €17 million.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Monday 8 April, 2019

National Museum of Ireland recovers Bronze Age axe found through illegal metal detecting

The museum is now appealing to the public to report discoveries of archaeological objects.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Ireland's wars, the first Dáil and rural electrification - A look at the National Museum of Ireland's 2019 programme

The museum will stage five temporary exhibitions alongside its usual long-term collections.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Saturday 26 January, 2019

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This feathered creature could be the missing link between dinosaurs and birds

The creature is part of Jurassic Skies exhibition at the National Musem of Ireland in Dublin that looks at the evolution of flight.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

‘I knew I'd never do anything as important again’: Wood Quay Archaeologist over 40 years on

One of the most controversial events of the 1970s the bulldozing of Dublin’s Wood Quay is the subject of a new TG4 documentary.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Dublin city

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Donegal locals discover hoard of gold objects from Bronze Age

The exact location of the find will not be revealed so treasure hunters are not attracted to the area.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Monday 4 September, 2017

Bosco mugs to ration books: Do you have objects that could help tell the story of Ireland's last 100 years?

A new campaign is calling on the public to help tell the story of Ireland over the past 100 years through everyday objects.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Irish chaplain patrolled 1917 frontlines with a shovel, gave last rites and then buried the dead

The extraordinary bravery of Fr William Doyle is told in new exhibition at National Museum.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

National Museum 'working hard to fix prolonged, systemic bullying of staff'

In an unusual event, senators on the committee said that they were uncomfortable with their Chair’s line of questioning.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

First collector coin commemorating an Irish woman issued by Central Bank

The first coin features one of Gray’s most iconic designs.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge 13 Irish museum relics with important Snapchat captions Chattle And Daub

13 Irish museum relics with important Snapchat captions

It’s your turn, National Museum of Ireland.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Sunday 2 August, 2015

The true tale of the Irish rugby players killed in World War I

Pals – The Irish at Gallipoli tells their story.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Friday 5 December, 2014

National museums closure threat recedes as minister provides €2m in extra funding

Heather Humphreys acknowledges the institutions are facing “funding challenges”.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Going for gold: 400 year-old coins go on display at National Museum

Eighty one gold coins belonging to a seventeenth century merchant have gone on display at the National Museum of Ireland. Very little chocolate is said to be inside them.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

Dead treasure hunter's loot of 899 artefacts returned to Irish museum

The items came to light following a tip-off from the British Museum to the National Museum of Ireland.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Stolen medieval font returned to Meath church

“There wasn’t a begging ass on the roads of Ireland” that didn’t know the artefact was missing, according to National Museum Of Ireland spokesman.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

President Higgins speaks of a "new version of Irishness" at conservation of Starry Plough Flag

Higgins was speaking at the National Museum of Ireland to mark the conservation of the original Starry Plough Flag, once used by the Irish Citizen Army.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Louvre is world's most visited museum

Paris museum received 10 million visitors in 2012, 10 times as many as Ireland’s four national museums combined did in 2011.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Monday 10 December, 2012

Campaign aims to turn jewellery into funding for cancer research

The non-profit organisation “Jewels for Cures” aims to recreate Brian Boru’s crown from the unwanted gold, before selling it off.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived?

From their religious classification to the clues they provide archaeologists about Ireland’s chieftains and kings, here’s your guide to Irish relics.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Deenihan to make decision on Moore St site 'as soon as possible'

The arts minister says the National Museum of Ireland has sent a submission relating to the use of the 1916 Rising HQ.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Monday 15 August, 2011

Bog body found in Co Laois could be that of sacrificed king

The National Museum of Ireland’s head of antiquities says further examination of the human remains would reveal more details about their life and social status.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Thursday 23 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Don't drink Murphy's or call people British and beware of Coppers - CNN's Dublin advice Fáilte

Don't drink Murphy's or call people British and beware of Coppers - CNN's Dublin advice

CNN has published a guide for people coming to Dublin, warning them of tourist traps and recommending some gems.

# national-museum-of-ireland - Thursday 19 August, 2010

LAST YEAR the National Gallery of Ireland received more visits per head of population than the Louvre in Paris. Similarly, the National Museum of Ireland was proportionally more popular with visitors than the British Museum in London. There were 1.4m visits to galleries and museums in the first six months of 2010.