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# national-gallery - Friday 26 June, 2020

Poll: Will you visit a museum/gallery when they reopen from Monday? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you visit a museum/gallery when they reopen from Monday?

Hand sanitiser stations and yellow arrows will be some of the differences visitors can expect.

What will an art gallery or museum visit be like once they open their doors?

Some galleries are trying to make the experience as normal as possible.

# national-gallery - Saturday 7 September, 2019

'What was Zeus playing at?': A tour with a difference is hoping to get more people into art

It’s part of a new arts festival taking place in Dublin next week.

# national-gallery - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

National Gallery closes due to roof leak after heavy downpours

The AA has urged motorists to drive with caution.

# national-gallery - Friday 30 November, 2018

Portrait of Marie Cassidy to be unveiled at National Gallery of Ireland

She was chosen to sit for the portrait in recognition of her contribution to Irish science.

# national-gallery - Sunday 15 October, 2017

These are the candidates for this year's Hennessy Portrait Prize

Which is your favourite?

# national-gallery - Monday 12 June, 2017

# national-gallery - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

This portrait of Graham Norton was unveiled in the National Gallery today

And, in a very Irish coincidence, the artist turned out to be Norton’s cousin.

From The Daily Edge This glorious portrait of Graham Norton has just been hung in the National Gallery Nortrait

# national-gallery - Monday 8 June, 2015

National Gallery says it has no money to buy the Russborough paintings

Five masterpieces, including two Rubens, are to go up for auction to raise funds for the upkeep of Russborough House in Wicklow.

# national-gallery - Thursday 8 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge The National Gallery found these 114-year-old tickets under their floorboards Time Capsule

# national-gallery - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

€10m Monet painting damaged in 2012 incident goes back on display this morning

Experts have been working painstakingly to restore the painting for the past 18 months.

# national-gallery - Thursday 5 June, 2014

National Gallery closed today as staff go on strike

The dispute is based upon leave arrangements and the cutting of some payments to staff.

# national-gallery - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

National Gallery to close on Thursday as staff go on strike

Room attendants at the gallery are holding a one-day strike over a disagreement about pay and leave.

# national-gallery - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

National Gallery to give out new €20,000 portrait prize

The winner will get to have their work exhibited at the National Gallery.

# national-gallery - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man gets 'pervy' in Dublin gallery to celebrate #MuseumSelfie day Museum Selfies

Man gets 'pervy' in Dublin gallery to celebrate #MuseumSelfie day

Yo, Mona Lisa, get in for a pic!

# national-gallery - Friday 7 September, 2012

Opinion: There should be no debate – artists need money, says Dorothy Cross

Iconic Irish artist Dorothy Cross says the debate on the economic value of the arts is a moot point.

# national-gallery - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Interview: 'Citizenship I learnt from my father': Robert Ballagh on life & politics

Irish artist Robert Ballagh explains when his interest in politics began and why he calls himself a socialist.

From The Daily Edge 8 unusual places to get hitched in Ireland (and one in Poland...) I Do This post contains videos

8 unusual places to get hitched in Ireland (and one in Poland...)

Sick of the sight of hotel function rooms? Here are a few alternative wedding venues for your special day.

# national-gallery - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Man charged over damage to Monet painting

The 1874 painting was seriously damaged in the attack.

# national-gallery - Monday 18 June, 2012

Photos: Ireland’s top 10 attractions revealed Hot Spots This post contains images

Photos: Ireland’s top 10 attractions revealed

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

# national-gallery - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Ireland's Favourite Painting is announced... and it's a romantic one

Hellelil and Hildebrand, The Meeting on the Turret Stairs by Frederic William Burton is named Ireland’s favourite painting in RTÉ show of Irish gallery masterpieces.

# national-gallery - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

From The Daily Edge Gauguin painting attacked by woman who says artist was 'evil' Art

Gauguin painting attacked by woman who says artist was 'evil'

The woman attacked Gauguin’s work ‘Two Tahitian Women’ in Washington DC – saying that the artist was evil and the work itself was “very homosexual”.

# national-gallery - Thursday 24 February, 2011

Irish museums and galleries boast 3 million visitors in 2010

Over 3.5 million people attended exhibits and events in Ireland’s cultural institutions – up by 7 per cent on 2009.