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National Museum of Ireland, Country Life - 9 to 13 June
By Bernie Byron
8, Jun 2004 - 08:53

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Special offer in the Museum Shop for June '04
Visit the Museum Shop during June '04 and purchase a Museum tie & tie-pin for only EUR30.
Ideal Father's Day gift!

Wednesday 9 June '04: 2.30pm
Talk & Demonstration
Fly Tying!

It's the fishing season. Watch local angling guide Michael Tiernan as he demonstrates the art of fly tying.
Admission Free.  Booking necessary as places are limited.  Location: Education Rooms Level -2

Sunday 13 June '04: 2.30pm
Baa baa black sheep have you any wool...!

Shearing, Spinning, and Knitting!  Watch local farmer Alan Wood shearing a sheep.  Then see Patricia McNevin card and spin the fleece to make wool ready for knitting.
Admission Free.  Booking necessary as places are limited.  Location: Museum Grounds

What's on in the National Museum of Ireland: April - June '04
Visit <> for details of events during April - June in the National Museum.

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Groups who would like to arrange a repeat of these events should contact the
Education and Outreach Dept.

Other events to look forward to during July-Sept. '04
1. Wednesday & Sunday events: July - Sept. '04
2. In-Career Dev. Course for Primary Teachers: Mon. 5 - Fri. 9 July '04
'The Primary Curriculum in the National Museum: an integrated approach to learning.'
3. Summer Schools for children, teenagers and adults in July
4. Summer Building Project in August
5. Heritage Week: 5 -12 September '04
For further details please contact the Education and Outreach Department
All events are free of charge but booking is required

Tues-Sat: 10am - 5pm   Sunday: 2-5pm. Closed Mondays (incl. Bank Holiday)
Museum Shop & Café: extended opening on Sundays from 12pm.

For bookings please contact the Education and Outreach Dept.  (Mon-Friday: 10am - 2pm)
Tel: 094 90 31751; Fax: 094 90 31498; e-mail:
For general queries please contact Museum Reception: 094 90 31755

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