Pals: the story of four young recruits to the 7th Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers during the first World War 4:12

The National Museum of Ireland at Collins Barracks is showcasing a whole new way of teaching history. Pals is the story of four young recruits to t(...)

Children gather firewood from the remains of buildings destroyed in Dublin in the Easter Rising of 1916. Broadcaster Joe Duffy is to publish a book on children killed during the fighting. File photograph: Central Press/Getty Images

Broadcaster Joe Duffy is to publish a book on the children killed during the Easter Rising. Duffy has been to the forefront in seeking to commemorate (...)

Genetic heritage: protection of the red deer is a priority. Illustration: Michael Viney

A rifle-mounted video camera is showing us what the hunter is seeing through his telescopic sight: a confused intersection of mossy trunks and branche(...)

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Photographs of the Gallipoli campaign which have never been made public have gone on display at the National Museum of Ireland in Collins Barracks. Th(...)

Fossil shark tooth Carcharodon megalodon, USA Natural History Collection/National Museum of Ireland and John Comerford Robert Emmet (1778-1803), c.1803. Watercolour on ivory in a silver-gilt pendant. National Gallery of Ireland Collection

Trove – Dorothy Cross selects work from national collections Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin **** There’s a quote, attributed to Man(...)

Catherine Fahy: the acting director of the National Library of Ireland the announcement of additional funding of €2 million is ‘a very positive result’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The National Library of Ireland has welcomed the announcement that €2 million in additional funding will be made available for national cultural insti(...)

An extra €2 million has been secured to fund national cultural institutions including the National Museum of Ireland and the National Library of Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

An extra €2 million has been secured to fund the national cultural institutions including the National Museum of Ireland and the National Library of I(...)

 Pictured near the site with some of the red deer antlers from 500 AD which were found on the outskirts of Galway city are Brian O Carra, author of the paper on the site (left) and geologist, Prof Mike Williams. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Red deer antlers and horse bones dating back 1,500 years from north Galway Bay could have formed part of a ritual ceremony.The antlers, skulls, jaws (...)

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Military glam is always in fashion. It’s a look easy to understand and easy to interpret. Take the furry-hooded parka, a mainstream artillery for c(...)

 Minister for Art s Heather Humphreys,  with Raghnall O’Floinn, director of the National Museum of Ireland looking at a gold neck piece at the launch of the Samhain  exhibition  at the National Museum of Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Irish gave the feast of Samhain to the world, which became Halloween, and a new exhibition at the National Museum of Ireland is seeking to claim (...)