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#National Museum

# national-museum - Friday 6 July, 2018

New legal action against National Museum by employee suspended after sexual harassment reports
# Media Reports
# Media Reports

New legal action against National Museum by employee suspended after sexual harassment reports

Jul 6th 2018, 6:19 PM 15,021 Views 0 Comments

Dr Andrew Halpin was suspended from his position as Assistant Keeper of Irish Antiquities in February 2017.

# national-museum - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Fresh harassment and bullying allegations have emerged at the National Museum
# Workplace Bullying
# Workplace Bullying

Fresh harassment and bullying allegations have emerged at the National Museum

Mar 1st 2018, 12:38 PM 13,700 Views 20 Comments

Minister Josepha Madigan’s response to the allegations was labelled “very unsatisfactory” in the Dáil.

# national-museum - Friday 24 November, 2017

Employee suspended by National Museum obsessed with tall women with long legs, court told
# High Court
# High Court

Employee suspended by National Museum obsessed with tall women with long legs, court told

Nov 24th 2017, 5:51 PM 39,432 Views 0 Comments

Dr Andrew Halpin has sued his employer over his formal suspension from his position as Assistant Keeper of Irish Antiquities.

# national-museum - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Sinn Féin TD says people need 'Minister Joe Duffy' to get action on harassment and bullying claims
# National Museum
# National Museum

Sinn Féin TD says people need 'Minister Joe Duffy' to get action on harassment and bullying claims

Nov 14th 2017, 8:51 PM 16,671 Views 65 Comments

“Why, in 2017, must women use the front pages of newspapers to achieve justice and a workplace free of harassment and bullying?”

# national-museum - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Senators are back today, and they have some new digs
# New Home
# New Home

Senators are back today, and they have some new digs

Sep 26th 2017, 6:05 AM 9,537 Views 7 Comments

The old Seanad chamber is closed for essential renovation works.

# national-museum - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

10 truly priceless Irish objects discovered by the lovely National Treasures project
# National Treasures
From The Daily Edge
# National Treasures

10 truly priceless Irish objects discovered by the lovely National Treasures project

Sep 13th 2017, 8:00 AM 14,399 Views 7 Comments

Torcs and lanulas are great, but what about an Italia 90 tea tin?

# national-museum - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

'Mental health difficulties are still fraught with stigma' - New mural challenges Ireland's attitudes
# The Volunteers
# The Volunteers

'Mental health difficulties are still fraught with stigma' - New mural challenges Ireland's attitudes

Sep 12th 2017, 6:49 PM 13,949 Views 48 Comments

The mural is the latest work by street artist Joe Caslin.

# national-museum - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Ireland should 'give back its looted and stolen treasures'
# National Treasures
# National Treasures

Ireland should 'give back its looted and stolen treasures'

Jul 22nd 2017, 10:00 PM 45,037 Views 138 Comments

“Ireland is uniquely positioned to redress the imperialist legacy of Britain.”

# national-museum - Monday 29 May, 2017

In 2014, a quarter of all sick days at the National Museum were stress-related
# Bullying Allegations
# Bullying Allegations

In 2014, a quarter of all sick days at the National Museum were stress-related

May 29th 2017, 12:05 AM 25,126 Views 32 Comments

The National Museum of Ireland has been accused of harbouring a culture of bullying and intimidation.

# national-museum - Saturday 22 April, 2017

A prolonged culture of bullying and stress: What's going on at the National Museum of Ireland?
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

A prolonged culture of bullying and stress: What's going on at the National Museum of Ireland?

Apr 22nd 2017, 7:45 AM 20,705 Views 19 Comments

There are concerns that staff’s complaints aren’t being dealt with comprehensively after the National Museum got an easy pass at committee last week.

# national-museum - Friday 10 March, 2017

Department destroyed report on National Museum management, Dáil hears
# Protected Disclosure
# Protected Disclosure

Department destroyed report on National Museum management, Dáil hears

Mar 10th 2017, 3:36 PM 11,356 Views 8 Comments

Minister Heather Humphreys said that to her knowledge her Department had not received any allegations of inappropriate sexual behaviour on the National Museum.

# national-museum - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Report shows 'toxic' culture of bullying at National Museum of Ireland
# Complaints
# Complaints

Report shows 'toxic' culture of bullying at National Museum of Ireland

Feb 9th 2017, 9:43 PM 28,488 Views 38 Comments

A new report seen by RTÉ, highlights ‘bullying’ and ‘harassment’ at the National Museum.

# national-museum - Friday 16 December, 2016

Leinster House restaurant could have been a temporary home for the Seanad
# On The Menu
# On The Menu

Leinster House restaurant could have been a temporary home for the Seanad

Dec 16th 2016, 9:30 PM 6,955 Views 13 Comments

Immediate structural works are needed at Leinster House, beginning with the senator’s chamber.

# national-museum - Friday 11 November, 2016

Seanad to temporarily relocate to National Museum despite objections
# Renovations
# Renovations

Seanad to temporarily relocate to National Museum despite objections

Nov 11th 2016, 9:29 AM 7,443 Views 30 Comments

The move, which is expected to cost around €1.5 million, is to accommodate renovations at Leinster House.

# national-museum - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

The National Museum has 'no spare space for vagrant Senators' (according to An Taisce)
# Vagrant Senators
# Vagrant Senators

The National Museum has 'no spare space for vagrant Senators' (according to An Taisce)

Nov 2nd 2016, 11:34 AM 10,786 Views 27 Comments

A statement from the national trust said the museum “has no spare space for the convenience of vagrant senators”.

# national-museum - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Staff 'weeping' over plans to temporarily rehouse Seanad in wing of National Museum
# Relocation Relocation
# Relocation Relocation

Staff 'weeping' over plans to temporarily rehouse Seanad in wing of National Museum

Oct 18th 2016, 10:07 AM 19,019 Views 49 Comments

Refurbishment of the Seanad is expected to take two years.

# national-museum - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

A Spanish Armada cannonball just showed up on an Irish beach

A Spanish Armada cannonball just showed up on an Irish beach

Mar 31st 2015, 2:29 PM 38,677 Views 18 Comments

Bit more interesting than crushed up cans of Dutch Gold anyway.

# national-museum - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Photos: The Irish at War - stories of 21 Irish men and women brought to life
# Recovered Voices
# Recovered Voices

Photos: The Irish at War - stories of 21 Irish men and women brought to life

Jan 29th 2015, 7:30 AM 16,614 Views 68 Comments

The propaganda posters, letters, guns and even the clothing of the time is on show.

# national-museum - Friday 5 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 5th 2014, 7:11 PM 19,576 Views 88 Comments

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

# national-museum - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Merger of National Library and National Museum boards will save €630,000
# Boards
# Boards

Merger of National Library and National Museum boards will save €630,000

Sep 14th 2013, 8:15 AM 2,889 Views 10 Comments

A statutory nine-person body is to replace the boards of the National Library and National Museum and Jimmy Deenihan says that it will be more efficient and streamlined.

# national-museum - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

It's been 40 years since we joined the EU, so how did it all happen?
# European Union
# European Union

It's been 40 years since we joined the EU, so how did it all happen?

Jun 19th 2013, 7:45 AM 15,910 Views 22 Comments

The National Museum in Collins Barracks is running an exhibition to mark the anniversary until 27 June.

# national-museum - Friday 19 April, 2013

Stolen rhino horns were removed from exhibition 'due to risk of theft'
# Rhino Robbery
# Rhino Robbery

Stolen rhino horns were removed from exhibition 'due to risk of theft'

Apr 19th 2013, 6:30 AM 9,904 Views 38 Comments

The horns were stolen from the archives in Dublin on Wednesday night by three masked men.

# national-museum - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Rhino heads and horns stolen from Dublin museum archive
# Rhino Robbery
# Rhino Robbery

Rhino heads and horns stolen from Dublin museum archive

Apr 18th 2013, 10:55 AM 12,152 Views 47 Comments

National Museum Archives were raided after midnight by masked men who tied up security man.

# national-museum - Saturday 10 November, 2012

The symbol of our time: A decommissioned AK47?
# Sign Of Our Times
# Sign Of Our Times

The symbol of our time: A decommissioned AK47?

Nov 10th 2012, 8:30 AM 5,970 Views 36 Comments

The sign from the former Anglo Irish Bank HQ is vying with a decommissioned AK47 as the object of our times in National Museum poll.

# national-museum - Monday 22 October, 2012

PHOTOS: Inside the vaults at Anglo Irish Bank
# Peek Inside
# Peek Inside

PHOTOS: Inside the vaults at Anglo Irish Bank

Oct 22nd 2012, 5:32 PM 22,253 Views 35 Comments

A TV3 camera crew got access to the vaults at the old Anglo HQ on Stephen’s Green in Dublin. Here’s what they saw.

# national-museum - 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 30,108 Views 60 Comments

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

# national-museum - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Cabinet approves plans to scrap up to 3,000 old and obsolete laws
# Law And Order
# Law And Order

Cabinet approves plans to scrap up to 3,000 old and obsolete laws

Jan 26th 2012, 1:46 PM 5,314 Views 32 Comments

A Bill being prepared by Brendan Howlin will repeal thousands of obsolete laws which were passed before Irish independence.

# national-museum - Monday 15 August, 2011

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

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

Aug 15th 2011, 7:44 PM 6,251 Views 19 Comments

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 - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Ancient 'bog prayerbook' to go on public display
# Manuscript
# Manuscript

Ancient 'bog prayerbook' to go on public display

Jun 7th 2011, 4:43 PM 811 Views 5 Comments

The Faddan More Psalter – a 1,200-year-old decorated manuscript of “international importance” – is evidence of contact between Ireland and the Mediterranean region over one thousand years ago, say experts.