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From TheJournal.ie National Museum of Ireland recovers Bronze Age axe found through illegal metal detecting Bronze Age

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

The museum is now appealing to the public to report discoveries of archaeological objects.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie This feathered creature could be the missing link between dinosaurs and birds Birds Of A Feather This post contains videos

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

The creature is part of Jurassic Skies exhibition at the National Musem of Ireland in Dublin that looks at the evolution of flight.

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

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

One of the most controversial events of the 1970s the bulldozing of Dublin’s Wood Quay is the subject of a new TG4 documentary.

From TheJournal.ie Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Dublin city Heritage Hotspots

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

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Donegal locals discover hoard of gold objects from Bronze Age The Bangles

Donegal locals discover hoard of gold objects from Bronze Age

The exact location of the find will not be revealed so treasure hunters are not attracted to the area.

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

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

A new campaign is calling on the public to help tell the story of Ireland over the past 100 years through everyday objects.

From TheJournal.ie Irish chaplain patrolled 1917 frontlines with a shovel, gave last rites and then buried the dead Father Courage

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

The extraordinary bravery of Fr William Doyle is told in new exhibition at National Museum.

From TheJournal.ie National Museum 'working hard to fix prolonged, systemic bullying of staff' Mental Health

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

In an unusual event, senators on the committee said that they were uncomfortable with their Chair’s line of questioning.

From TheJournal.ie First collector coin commemorating an Irish woman issued by Central Bank Eileen Gray

First collector coin commemorating an Irish woman issued by Central Bank

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

13 Irish museum relics with important Snapchat captions

It’s your turn, National Museum of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie The true tale of the Irish rugby players killed in World War I Hidden History

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

Pals – The Irish at Gallipoli tells their story.

From TheJournal.ie National museums closure threat recedes as minister provides €2m in extra funding Admission Fees

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Going for gold: 400 year-old coins go on display at National Museum Gold Rush

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.

From TheJournal.ie Dead treasure hunter's loot of 899 artefacts returned to Irish museum Stolen Treasure

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.

From TheJournal.ie Stolen medieval font returned to Meath church Medieval Font

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.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins speaks of a "new version of Irishness" at conservation of Starry Plough Flag Starry Plough Flag

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.

From TheJournal.ie Louvre is world's most visited museum Museum

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.

From TheJournal.ie Campaign aims to turn jewellery into funding for cancer research Cancer Research

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived? Relics

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.

From TheJournal.ie Deenihan to make decision on Moore St site 'as soon as possible' Moore Street

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.

From TheJournal.ie Bog body found in Co Laois could be that of sacrificed king Bog Body

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.

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.

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.