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Curator Tour: Colmcille: Sacred objects of a Saint – 1500 years of devotion

Photo Credit: National Museum of Ireland
Start Date: 27/05/2022
End Date: 27/05/2022
Time of Event: 2:30pm-3:15pm
Ticket Price: Free, but ticketed
Public or Private: Public
Online or In-Person: In-Person
Event Venue: National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology
Event Street Address: Kildare Street
Address line 2: Dublin 2
Event Town/City: Dublin
Start Date: 27/05/2022
End Date: 27/05/2022
Ticket Price: Free, but ticketed
This Event is: Public
Online or In-person? In-Person
Event Venue: National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology
Event Street Address: Kildare Street
Address line 2: Dublin 2
Event Town/City: Dublin
Organised By: National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology
Contact Phone No: 0876166271

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Event Description

To mark the festival of Bealtaine, celebrating the arts and creativity as we age, join Dr Niamh Curtin, Assistant Keeper at NMI – Archaeology and co-curator of the newly opened exhibition Colmcille: Sacred objects of a Saint – 1500 years of devotion on this special tour of the exhibition. Discover more about the life of St. Colmcille, the objects associated with him, including the Shrine of the Cathach and St. Colmcille’s Crozier, and how the saint was revered in the Medieval Period.

This tour will also take place on Wednesday 18th May at 11:30am.

For more information, please see museum.ie or email educationarch@museum.ie

Principal Funders:

  • Link to HSE website
  • Link to Arts Council website