National Gallery of Ireland


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National Gallery of Ireland

The National Gallery of Ireland was established by an Act of Parliament in 1854. Today, the collection includes over 2,500 paintings and almost 10,000 other works of Irish and European art, including watercolours, drawings, prints, and sculptures.

Do & See

Dublin's streets are a busy mix of past and present. This city has always inspired writers, visitors, and political firebrands alike. To walk these streets is to journey through history–from the city's Viking roots by the banks of the river Liffey to its atmospheric medieval churches with their mummified remains and holy relics. The more recent architecture includes the gracious Georgian streets, as well as museums, theatres, and several parks where one can escape the hustle and bustle of city life.