Leinster house. The proposal to relocate Senators during  works caused controversy last year when it was publicly criticised by a former director of the museum, Pat Wallace, who said staff were “weeping” at the prospect

Plans for the refurbishment of Leinster House, and the temporary relocation of the Seanad to the neighbouring National Museum of Ireland–Archaeology, (...)

Liam Flynn: The Irish Arts Review has called him “one of the world’s most innovative and creative woodturners”

Liam Flynn was one of Ireland’s most respected craftspeople and an artist of international repute. Woodturned vessels of his are held in the permanent(...)

Former National Museum of Ireland director Breandán Ó Ríordáin. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Tributes have been paid to former National Museum of Ireland director Breandán Ó Ríordáin whose funeral will take place on Sunday. Mr Ó Ríordáin die(...)

Eunice Adeleye was born in Ireland to Nigerian parents in 2007. In school her favourite subject is maths. She loves to dress up and get her hair done. Photograph: Kim Haughton

Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best, and Kim Haughton’s project Portrait of a Century is genius in both its simplicity and impact. The Irish pho(...)

Sinn Féin’s Peadar Tóibín, chairman of the Joint Oireachtas Committee for Arts and Heritage: estimated €1.5-€1.8 million had been spent, including on legal settlements and consultant reports, at the National Museum.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Human resource issues at the National Museum of Ireland cost it and the State “in terms of reputation and financially”, an Oireachtas committee has he(...)

Organising an Easter egg hunt one is simply and cheap and fun for everyone. Photograph: iStock

Easter is almost upon us, bringing with it the promise of egg-shaped chocolates, slightly less miserable weather and – for many parents with children (...)

Mayo shipwreck: the twisted timbers after storms exposed them at Thallabawn in 1983. Painting: Michael Viney

On a lean, worn coastline so open to Atlantic storms it can be hard for human history to keep its story intact. The big strand below us at Thallabawn,(...)

A History of Ireland in 100 Objects, the book written by Irish Times journalist Fintan O’Toole, has been turned into a definitive stamp series by An (...)

Buried treasure: an archaeologist excavates a site. Photograph: Hannele Lahti/National Geographic/Getty

‘For every archaeological discovery that’s found there are probably 10 that aren’t discovered,” Raghnall Ó Floinn, director of the National Museum of(...)

Minister for Arts Heather Humphreys: Sinn Féin arts spokesman Peadar Tóibín accused her of building a paper wall between herself and the National Museum of Ireland. Photograph: Laura Hutton/Collins

The National Museum of Ireland has been described as dysfunctional and hampered by 15 years of HR crises that have cost the State “massive money”. S(...)

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