Inspire the Nation

Photo of people walking through a green gallery room with gilt-framed paintings covering the walls and a white marble statue standing in the middle of the room.
Photo © Conor O'LearyCredit

The National Gallery of Ireland has long been a creative, enlightening, and enriching resource in Irish life.

This video, recorded on the reopening of the historic wings of the Gallery in June 2017, captures the inspiration that people of all ages and from all walks of life, have found within these 19th-century walls. Hear eleven visitors to the Gallery talk about the paintings, drawings and sculptures in the national collection that inspire them.


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