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National Museum Of Ireland

# 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.