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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 (...)

Minister of State Simon Harris, Minister for Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys and National Museum director Raghnall Ó Floinn on Thursday. Photograph: Frank Miller

The National Museum of Ireland cannot afford the enhanced security recommended to protect its collection, the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Ga(...)

Director of the National Museum of Ireland, Raghnall Ó Floinn emailed staff this morning saying the board had taken no decisions on the introduction of entry charges or closure of facilities in its four museums. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

The Board of the National Museum of Ireland (NMI) has said it is considering a number of options to address serious funding challenges.In a statement (...)

The new plaque at the National Botanic Gardens honouring the life and work of Matilda Knowles 2:23

The trouble with commemorative plaques is that you have to be dead to get one. One of the people who deserve to be honoured in their lifetime is Ma(...)

National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts and  History, Collins Barracks. Photograph: Thinkstock

The National Museum of Ireland is being forced to close galleries and has had to cut back on educational guided tours due to funding cuts and staff r(...)

A record attempt for the largest number of Hot Air Balloons to take off simultaneously in a single line will take place at Waterford Airport on Monday, September 22 at 7am as part of the Irish Hot Air Ballooning Championships. Photograph: Patrick Browne/In-Line

All-Ireland football finalsKerry and Donegal will contest both the 2014 minor and senior All Ireland football finals at Croke Park on Sunday. Kerry ar(...)

The crannóg close to Roscommon Castle which was damaged in several places and reported to gardaí. A local heritage group believes a metal detector and knife were being used illegally at the protected site. Photograph: Frank Scott

Gardaí are investigating damage to a crannóg near Roscommon Castle which may be linked to unauthorised use of metal detectors. The Department of Arts(...)

Photo issued by the National Museum of Ireland of a bog body which archaeologists at the National Museum of Ireland dug up in Rossan bog in Meath, close to the border with Westmeath. Photograph: National Museum of Ireland /PA Wire

Experts from the National Museum of Ireland plan to radiocarbon date an ancient bog body found at a Midlands bog today. It is the second one to be fou(...)

One day at the museum: some of the exhibits at the Natural History Museum on Dublin’s Merrion Street. Photograph: Alan Betson 1:44

The tourism and research potential of our Natural History Museum is being dragged down by budget cuts. About 300,000 visitors drop into Dublin’s fa(...)