Current Press Releases

Launch of the Battle of the Boyne Conservation Project

The conservation of Jan Wyck's painting, The Battle of the Boyne (1693), is the first major off-site conservation project being carried out by the National Gallery of Ireland, in collaboration with Malahide Castle and Gardens.

Press Release  04 March 2015

Passion & Persuasion: Images of Baroque Saints

New exhibition of saints in Baroque art now on display in the National Gallery of Ireland.

Press Release  12 February 2015

'The Meeting on the Turret Stairs' goes back on display

One of the National Gallery’s most popular watercolours in the collection will be available to view once again on a regular basis from Monday 2nd March.

Press Release  10 February 2015

Ministers Humphreys and Harris survey progress at €30m National Gallery upgrade

The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, accompanied by Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works, Simon Harris TD, today (Thursday) visited the National Gallery of Ireland to survey on-site progress of its €30 million refurbishment project.

Press Release  05 February 2015

Hennessy Portrait Prize 2015

Hennessy and the National Gallery of Ireland launch the Hennessy Portrait Prize 2015.

Press Release  03 February 2015