Interesting videos from the past.
View them here and enjoy!
National Gallery of Ireland
Ireland’s national collection of art from the 14th to the 20th Century, including a major collection and archive of Jack Yeats, the Hugh Lane collection of Turner watercolours and The Taking of Christ by Caravaggio, amongst many other treasures.
The Hugh Lane Gallery
The Hugh Lane Gallery houses one of Ireland’s foremost collections of modern and contemporary art, including Francis Bacon’s Studio and a major collection of works by Seán Scully.
The Irish Museum of Modern Art
IMMA is Ireland's national institution for the collection and presentation of modern and contemporary art.
The Royal Hibernian Academy
The RHA is an artist based and artist orientated institution dedicated to developing, affirming, and challenging the public's appreciation and understanding of traditional and innovative approaches to the visual arts. The RHA Annual Exhibition, where over half of the work is selected from open submission, provides an unparalleled opportunity to view Ireland’s best-established and most promising future artists.
The Hunt Museum
The Hunt Museum, Limerick, exhibits one of Ireland's greatest private collections of art and antiquities, dating from the Neolithic to the 20th Century, including works by Renoir, Picasso and Yeats.
The Crawford Municipal Art Gallery
The Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, the city art museum for Cork, has a permanent collection which comprises over 2,000 works, ranging from eighteenth century Irish and European painting and sculpture, through to contemporary video installations.
The Model Arts and Niland Gallery
The Model Arts and Niland Gallery, Sligo, is home to the impressive Niland Art Collection, which features work by Jack B. Yeats, Paul Henry, Dorothy Cross and Nick Miller among others.
Housed in the former Franciscan Church, Drogheda, the recently opened Highlanes Gallery displays the Drogheda Municipal Art Collection which dates from the 17th century and features many of Ireland’s leading artists including Drogheda artist Nano Reid. The gallery also hosts international and national traveling exhibitions.
Ulster’s magnificent collection of Irish art, situated in Belfast.
The National Irish Visual Arts Library
NIVAL was formally established in 1997 with the aim of documenting all aspects of 20th century and contemporary Irish art and design and providing public access to a national research resource. Open to the public: see website for details.
Irish Arts Review
A most informative quarterly magazine with in-depth articles on Irish art, architecture, and design along with exhibition listings and auction results.
The main source for information on Irish art galleries.
Calendar of Visual Arts in Ireland
Diary of exhibitions and events Ireland
The Art Newspaper
An invaluable source of information about art and the art world.
International Database of auction records
The National Museum of Ireland
Situated in Kildare Street and Collins’ Barracks, Dublin, and other locations around the country, this is Ireland’s national collection of artefacts from pre-historic times to the present day.
The National Library of Ireland
Situated in Kildare Street, Dublin, this Ireland’s repository of manuscripts, documents , books, periodicals and printed matter.
National Print Museum
The National Print Museum in Dublin collects, documents, preserves, exhibits, interprets and makes accessible the material evidence of printing craft and fosters associated skills of the craft in Ireland.
Chester Beatty Library
Chester Beatty Library is an art museum and library which houses the great collection of manuscripts, miniature paintings, prints, drawings, rare books and some decorative arts assembled by Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1875-1968).
National Maritime Museum of Ireland
The National Maritime Museum houses an extensive collection on all aspects of maritime heritage, from the massive anchor in the museum courtyard to tiny models put together by the lighthouse keepers in the many lonely hours spent on duty off the coast of Ireland. Of the thousands of objects some hundreds are on display in the museum.
Little Museum of Dublin
The Little Museum of Dublin is an independent non-profit museum, situated at 15 St. Stephens Green, Dublin.. The museum is located in an 18th-century Georgian town house owned by Dublin City Council and houses an eclectic collection of artefacts and ephemera illustrating the history and characters of the city, especially from the last century.
American Irish Historical Society
The Society, founded in 1897 to inform the world of the achievements of the Irish in America, is today a national centre of scholarship and culture.
The MultiText Project in Irish History
The MultiText Project in History is an innovative educational project, brought to you by the History Department, University College Cork. It is the largest and most ambitious project undertaken by any university to provide resources for students of Modern Irish History at all levels: University students, the general reader, and second-level students.
RTE - The History Show
Discover how our world was shaped as Myles Dungan and guests explore events ranging from medieval times to the recent past. Hear stories about people, places, objects, songs, events, movements, leisure and much more besides.
Newstalk - Talking History
The programme takes a contemporary look at history and the lessons that can be learnt from it. The show challenges the listener to rethink their views and to deepen their understanding of history. Presented by Patrick Geoghegan
Irish Culture & Customs Website
Traditions, folklore, history and more. If it's Irish, it's here. Or will be! "People will not look forward to posterity who never look backward to their ancestors." -Edmund Burke
A great illustrated Irish history magazine suitable for the scholar and the general reader. Features articles from all periods of history, books reviews, news, etc. Available on line or by post or in newsagents and bookshops
1916 Rising Medals & Memorabilia
This site shows a collection items associated with Easter Week 1916, its prelude and aftermath
A superb resource for Irish numismatists
The Irish Times
National daily newspaper
The Irish Independent
National daily newspaper
Art & Collectables - What's On, Where & When - Countrywide Guide. Everything from the humblest Car Boot Sale to the grandest Auction Room!
Antiques & Art Guide
A guide to events in Ireland – exhibitions, fairs, auctions, etc.
Precious metals prices
Kitco Gold, Silver, Platinum live spot prices
STAMPA - Irish National Stamp Exhibition
The premier event for philatelists and postal historians, which takes place in October of each year, at the RDS Ballsbridge.