Imaging Conflict; photographs from revolutionary era Ireland 1913-1923
Imaging Conflict displays 150 images and five original photograph books from the NMI’s collection relating to the Irish revolutionary era of 1913 – 1923, as well as images of Irish men and women in conflicts overseas. The majority of the images have not been on display publicly before. In this period, photography became more accessible due…Read More
Portrait of a Nation: Art, Politics and the Anglo-Irish Treaty
Portrait of a Nation: Art, Politics and the Anglo-Irish Treaty Programme Friday 22nd April 2022 9.00am Registration 9.15am Welcome, Dr Audrey Whitty, Deputy Director and Head of Collections, National Museum of Ireland 9.30am – 10.30am Truce to…Read More
Minister Catherine Martin announces 5 new Artists-in-Residence under the Decade of Centenaries Programme
Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media Catherine Martin T.D. has announced 5 selected artists-in-residence under the Decade of Centenaries 2012-2023 Programme. The Department scheme underpinning the selection is a partnership with the National Museum of Ireland (NMI), the National Library of Ireland (NLI), the National Archives, the Military Archives and Beyond 2022|Ireland’s…Read More
Conference: After The War: Peace, Conflict and Trauma.
This conference explores the physical and psychological effects of war and conflict, at home and abroad, on the Irish population in 1919. Saturday, 9th November, 9.30am – 5pm in the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History, Benburb Street Booking *here*. This conference is focused on life in Ireland in 1919, and coincides…Read More
17 January 2019: ‘Marching on the road to Freedom: Reflections on a Centenary Dáil Éireann 1919, National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7
On Thursday 17 January 2019 the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7, hosted an afternoon seminar entitled ‘Marching on the Road to Freedom: Reflections on a Centenary: Dáil Éireann 1919’. As the museum launches a new exhibition of artefacts and documents on the First Dáil 1919, entitled ‘Marching on the Road…Read More
11 September 2018—31 May 2019: National Museum of Ireland centenary project on ‘The enemy within: The Spanish Flu in Ireland, 1918-19’.
From September 2018 onwards the National Museum of Ireland’s ‘Decade of Centenaries’ programme will focus on the ‘Spanish Flu’ pandemic of 1918-19. Traditionally overlooked in the history of the revolutionary period, the impact of the pandemic on Ireland has in recent years, attracted greater attention from historians. The pandemic emerged in the latter months of…Read More
24-25 June 2017: Stoneybatter Festival at National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7
On Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June, as part of the 2017 Stoneybatter Festival, the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7, will hosted a number of events relating the revolutionary decade 1912-23, including a family tour (with sign interpreter) of the Proclaiming a Republic exhibition, a tour for…Read More
18 June 2017: ‘Battle of Messines’ seminar, National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7
On Sunday 18 June the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7, hosted an afternoon seminar to mark the anniversary of the Battle of Messine. The keynote speaker was Kevin Myers, journalist and writer, alongside a panel of historians including Damien Burke (Jesuit Provincial Archive), Lar Joye (NMI) and…Read More
1 June 2017: opening of new exhibition in National Museum of Ireland: ‘War in the mud: The Irish soldier in Belgium in the summer of 1917’.
On Thursday 1 June 2017 the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and Historyopened a new Battle of Messines exhibition in its Decade of Centenaries gallery. The exhibition, entitled ‘War in the mud: the Irish soldier in Flanders, 1917’, surveys what happened to the Irish soldier in 1917 on the Western Front. In 1917,…Read More
20 April 2017: Launch of ‘Portrait of a century’ exhibition, National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7
On Wednesday 20 April 2017 President Michael D. Higgins launched the exhibition Portrait of a century at the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7. This photographic exhibition by Dublin-born photographer Kim Haughton was intended to encapsulate modern Ireland in the century after the Easter Rising via portraits of 100 individuals,…Read More