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.
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# national-museum-of-ireland - Friday 5 December, 2014
Heather Humphreys acknowledges the institutions are facing “funding challenges”.
# national-museum-of-ireland - Thursday 30 May, 2013
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
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
“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
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
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
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
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
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
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
CNN has published a guide for people coming to Dublin, warning them of tourist traps and recommending some gems.