The Natural History Museum: the €85 million investment is part of a 15-year cultural plan. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The National Museum of Ireland is the custodian of “four million objects, give or take a million, depending on how you count insects and postage stamp(...)

 Long-term plans: the National Museum on Dublin’s Kildare Street. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The National Museum will on Thursday unveil plans for new ways to stitch the institution into the fabric of Dublin. It hopes to do this by building a(...)

The Barracks Life Room at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin.  Over 1m people have visited the National Museum of Ireland’s four sites since the start of this year. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

More than one million people have visited the National Museum of Ireland’s four sites since the start of this year, as a result of the interest in the(...)