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"We must create" - Poetry Readings Interested in hearing some poetry created during lockdown? To celebrate Cruinniú na nÓg the National Print Museum has invited entrants from its recent poetry competition to share their poems. The competition was judged by renowned poet Stephen James Smith, who...

Cocooning - a way of life, or the end of days? Every day slides into each other. Planning your dinner is the highlight of the day. Do I have starters? Are two potatoes enough or do I fancy three or four? Is it enough to have one...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=bIPoScUu_8g&feature=emb_logo[/embed] 3D Print a Drawing Send us a simple line drawing. Use a thick pen or marker and keep your sketch to about 5cm in size. Take a quick snap with your phone or scan it and email it to education@nationalprintmuseum.ie We’re taking entries anytime until noon on Saturday...

A Photographic Celebration of the Chapel Ruth Carden, Mark Henderson and Kate Swift The Chapel is the collective term for members of a print union. At the National Print Museum, the term specifically refers to the group of active retired printers and compositors that are dedicated to...

There are many ways for individuals to support the National Print Museum. One way is to become a member - a Printer's Devil or Little Printer's Devils. In the printing industry, a printer’s devil was the term given to the printer’s apprentice. The printer’s devil performed...

As the Museum is currently closed due to COVID-19, we are starting to populate this section of the website with as many online resources as possible. We want to bring the Museum to you! If there is anything particular you would like to see from...

On Poetry Day Ireland the National Print Museum announces a new poetry competition in association with Creative Ireland. The competition is open to all and the winners will have their poems printed letterpress. The Museum is unique - the only one of its kind in Ireland...

Print-related Activities for all the Family #printathome Our Education Department has been busy creating a series of videos with print-related activities for you to do at home. Make your own stamps [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGic7gM6Jeo&t=17s[/embed] Create a star book [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gps2YC1KCQ&t=16s[/embed] National Drawing Day, 3D Print a Drawing! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIPoScUu_8g[/embed] Send us a simple line drawing. Use a...

Cultural and Heritage Studies at the National Print Museum wins AONTAS Star Award! The Cultural and Heritage Studies course at the National Print Museum are delighted to announce that they won a 2020 AONTAS STAR Award! The STAR Awards is an initiative of AONTAS, the National Adult Learning...

The National Print Museum is delighted to announce that its Cultural and Heritage Studies Course has been shortlisted for an AONTAS STAR Award 2020! AONTAS is Ireland’s national adult learning organisation who promote the value and benefits of adult learning, and advocate on behalf of the...