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Fund a Cobble; Create a Museum in the Garden Crowdfunding Campaign

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Fund a Cobble; Create a Museum in the Garden Crowdfunding Campaign2020-06-24T13:02:22+01:00

Museum in the Garden: Announcing the Competition Winner

Three finalists and a public consultation later, the judges of the Hunt Museum Garden Design Competition decide on Nicola Haines’s amazing community influenced garden for the Hunt Museum. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The nationwide competition has given us this new exciting design and community groups will work with professionals in its delivery. Nicola [...]

Museum in the Garden: Announcing the Competition Winner2020-06-24T13:02:41+01:00

Europeana Sport – Ireland’s Stories

Europeana Sport - Ireland’s Stories asks people to dig out their sporting memorabilia and contribute to Europeana Sport, a European project on the culture and history of sport. Europeana Sport - Ireland’s Stories will show the richness and diversity of sporting history in Ireland and amongst the Irish overseas through the collection of stories [...]

Europeana Sport – Ireland’s Stories2020-06-10T14:31:56+01:00

Sybil: A Very Irish Entrepreneur

Sybil Connolly was born in Wales to Irish and English parents, during her teenage years she moved to be schooled in a convent in Co. Waterford, Ireland. At seventeen she was apprenticed to the London based, but Irish run, company Bradley & Co and even assisted at royal fittings at Buckingham Palace.  Returning to [...]

Sybil: A Very Irish Entrepreneur2020-07-01T15:37:55+01:00

Ardnacrusha Memories: collecting your stories about the Shannon Hydro-Electric Scheme

May to September 2020 The Hunt Museum, Limerick The Shannon Hydro-Electric Scheme was one the first major developments by the Irish Free State in the 1920s. It played a pivotal role in the development of Ireland in the 20th Century, and paved the way for the social, economic, and industrial development of Ireland. The [...]

Ardnacrusha Memories: collecting your stories about the Shannon Hydro-Electric Scheme2020-06-10T14:32:35+01:00

Take a Virtual Dive into Hunt Museum Education Week

Hunt Museum Education Week runs from Monday ( April 27th) and will run until Friday May 1st.  To try to help teachers and parents trying to source curriculum based material during Covid19, the Hunt Museum has turned several of its schools workshops into freely available online resources. These include: a post primary Junior Cycle [...]

Take a Virtual Dive into Hunt Museum Education Week2020-06-10T14:32:54+01:00

Museum from Home

The Hunt Museum’s Virtual Museum Experience Brings Art, Culture & Costume Design to Our Homes ‘Entwined in the Fabric’ Online Exhibition Virtual Tour ‘Best Costume goes to...’ Family Costume Design Project Colouring Books Download 10 April 2020: The Hunt Museum, which closed on 12th March until further notice as a result of the Coronavirus, has found a [...]

Museum from Home2021-02-03T17:02:54+00:00

Three Muses Activity Pack

We are delighted to bring you The Three Muses Activity Pack, a learning resource inspired by the collections of The Hunt Museum, Limerick Museum and Limerick City Gallery of Art. It is bursting with open-ended, creative activities which support Visual Art, History and English curricula, and comes in a full colour version for [...]

Three Muses Activity Pack2020-06-10T14:33:43+01:00

Hunt Museum in a Garden Design Submissions

We want your views on the three designs that have got through to the final stage of the competition to create our new Hunt Museum in a Garden. A public urban garden for Limerick. Final judging will be on April 29th (virtually). So hit that like button on your favourite design and leave your [...]

Hunt Museum in a Garden Design Submissions2020-06-24T13:03:01+01:00

Understated Elegance In A Coconut Shell

SILVER-MOUNTED COCONUT SHELL DISH This little beauty often goes unnoticed. It sits shyly towards the bottom of a display cabinet where some more ostentatious companions flaunt their charms. Often passed over by visitors, this dish is a high quality piece of craftsmanship made from precious and uncommon materials.  It is an excellent example of [...]

Understated Elegance In A Coconut Shell2020-03-04T09:42:25+00:00

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