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#National Museum Of Ireland

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

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

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

Nov 20th 2019, 3:57 PM 10,435 Views 5 Comments

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
# Moving House
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# Moving House

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

Aug 19th 2019, 6:15 AM 12,041 Views 12 Comments

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
# Bronze Age
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# Bronze Age

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

Apr 8th 2019, 3:29 PM 24,984 Views 29 Comments

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
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# National Museum Of Ireland

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

Mar 21st 2019, 11:43 AM 7,985 Views 2 Comments

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

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

This feathered creature could be the missing link between dinosaurs and birds
# Birds Of A Feather
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# Birds Of A Feather

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

Jan 26th 2019, 10:00 AM 9,428 Views 8 Comments

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
# Save Wood Quay
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# Save Wood Quay

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

Oct 17th 2018, 6:10 AM 18,341 Views 14 Comments

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
# Heritage Hotspots
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# Heritage Hotspots

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

Aug 18th 2018, 8:30 PM 25,535 Views 11 Comments

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 Bangles
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# The Bangles

Donegal locals discover hoard of gold objects from Bronze Age

Jun 28th 2018, 3:35 PM 26,121 Views 34 Comments

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?
# Gathering Dust
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# Gathering Dust

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

Sep 4th 2017, 3:27 PM 16,752 Views 49 Comments

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
# Father Courage
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# Father Courage

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

Jun 4th 2017, 12:00 PM 15,043 Views 22 Comments

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'
# Mental Health
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# Mental Health

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

Apr 11th 2017, 5:12 PM 20,861 Views 21 Comments

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
# Eileen Gray
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# Eileen Gray

First collector coin commemorating an Irish woman issued by Central Bank

Nov 30th 2016, 2:57 PM 11,711 Views 37 Comments

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

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

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

13 Irish museum relics with important Snapchat captions

Feb 16th 2016, 5:26 PM 6,838 Views 0 Comments

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
# Hidden History
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# Hidden History

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

Aug 2nd 2015, 5:30 PM 18,379 Views 30 Comments

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
# Admission Fees
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# Admission Fees

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

Dec 5th 2014, 7:11 PM 19,553 Views 88 Comments

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
# Gold Rush
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# Gold Rush

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

May 30th 2013, 5:58 PM 7,338 Views 13 Comments

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
# Stolen Treasure
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# Stolen Treasure

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

May 21st 2013, 5:39 PM 13,883 Views 30 Comments

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
# Medieval Font
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# Medieval Font

Stolen medieval font returned to Meath church

May 16th 2013, 5:20 PM 8,540 Views 14 Comments

“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
# Starry Plough Flag
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# Starry Plough Flag

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

Apr 30th 2013, 8:15 PM 9,852 Views 38 Comments

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
# Museum
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# Museum

Louvre is world's most visited museum

Dec 20th 2012, 3:41 PM 3,075 Views 9 Comments

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
# Cancer Research
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# Cancer Research

Campaign aims to turn jewellery into funding for cancer research

Dec 10th 2012, 1:45 PM 3,395 Views 3 Comments

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?
# Relics
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# Relics

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

Aug 18th 2012, 8:00 AM 14,294 Views 19 Comments

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'
# Moore Street
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# Moore Street

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

May 1st 2012, 3:30 PM 4,213 Views 20 Comments

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
# Bog Body
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# Bog Body

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

Aug 15th 2011, 7:44 PM 6,007 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-of-ireland - Thursday 23 June, 2011

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

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

Jun 23rd 2011, 12:47 PM 5,509 Views 36 Comments

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

Over 1.4m visits in first six months of the year to museums and galleries
# Tourism
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# Tourism

Over 1.4m visits in first six months of the year to museums and galleries

Aug 19th 2010, 12:47 PM 179 Views 0 Comments