Previous Talks, Tours and Lectures

/Previous Talks, Tours and Lectures

Get Hands On: Hunt Handling Sessions

Tuesday 1st August 2017 - Friday 25th August 2017

Every Tuesday and Friday in August, 11am -12pm FREE with admission    Once again we have opened up The Collection so visitors can Get Hands On and up close with many of our fascinating objects. There will be a different topic explored each week   Week 1:  The Bronze Age August 1st & August 4th  The [...]

Lunchtime poetry reading

Friday 7th July 2017 - Friday 28th July 2017

The poets taking part: Mel White is a county Clare based poet. In 2017 she won the Eigse Michael Hartnett Poetry Slam and was shortlisted for Listowel Writers Week poetry competition. She has previously won the Cuirt Festival of Literature Poetry Slam and placed second in the Tower Poetry Slam. She has performed her poetry [...]

Late Opening

Thursday 6th July 2017 - Thursday 31st August 2017

Thursday Night Late Opening The Hunt Museum will remain open every Thursday night until 9pm for the months of July & August 2017

Comhaltas Seisiún

Thursday 29th June 2017 - Thursday 10th August 2017

Comhaltas Seisiún at The Hunt Museum Great Nights of Irish Traditional Music, Song and Dance with Murroe-Cappamore CCÉ Seisiún Group Faoi chlár Sheisiún Náisiúnta an Chomhaltais 2017, beidh siamsaíocht thraidisiúnta fhíor-Ghaelach ár gcultúir féin ar siúl i mbreis is 50 ionad ar fud na hÉireann an Samhradh seo. The Hunt Museum is one [...]

See, Understand and Respond

Saturday 24th June 2017 - Saturday 12th August 2017

FREE Summer Interactive Family Tours and Creative Response Sessions Saturday 24th June, Saturday 15th July, Saturday 12th August 11am to 12pm & 1pm to 2pm Come along and creatively connect with the landscapes and figures depicted in the wonderful artworks of Yeats and Henry. Drawing on a range of media and textures, create your own [...]

Traveller Pride Week 2017

Tuesday 6th June 2017 - Wednesday 7th June 2017

The Irish Traveller Movement has undertaken a number of initiatives to create a greater understanding and acceptance of Traveller culture in society where Travellers are able to express who they are without fear of discrimination from settled or Traveller community- including looking at diversity within the community. These events and discussions take place over the [...]

A.B.C for Mental Health Green Ribbon Talks

Monday 1st May 2017 - Wednesday 31st May 2017

'Let's Get Talking' In May the National Stigma Reduction Partnership is rolling out a month long national green ribbon campaign to get people talking openly about mental health. A.B.C for Mental Health is an organisation set up to promote a healthy & open attitude towards mental health. A.B.C for Mental Health will be organising free lunch time [...]

The Imperfect is our Paradise

Thursday 27th April 2017 - Thursday 27th April 2017

Limerick Writers’ Centre Presents April is Poetry Month in Limerick 2017   The Imperfect is our Paradise A lunchtime poetry reading Thursday 27 April, 1.00pm The Hunt Museum, Limerick Admission: Free   "I expect from a poem that it slits my throat and resuscitates me,” the French writer, Christian Bobin, tells us. On Poetry Day [...]

All Aboard 2017

Tuesday 4th April 2017 - Tuesday 4th April 2017

All Aboard 2017 is a week-long (3-7 April 2017) series of national and regional public events designed to build confidence in Ireland’s digital skills for learning. It is co-run by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and Ireland's higher education institutions. In conjuction with MIC, join us to [...]


Wednesday 29th March 2017 - Wednesday 29th March 2017

Doors:  2 short stories:  Read by the author Patrick O’Neill Wednesday March 29th at 3.30pm 2 short stories "Doors" have been published from a series of "7 Doors" which is the basis of a future film."Is she my sister?" and "Is she one of ours?"  The author and reader is Patrick O Neill, Filmaker, Short [...]

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