This museum is home to a remarkable collection of Irish and European art, ceramics, enamels and other artifacts almost all of which were personally collect by John and Gertrude Hunt.
There are more than 2000 items and almost every one is fascinating. It really is worth visiting Limerick just to see this remarkable collection.Read More
A visit here is as much to see the wonderful building as it is the art, though there is an excellent collection both inside and around the grounds.
The building is a former home for old soldiers, very similar to Les Invalides in Paris and now beautifully restored after many years of neglect.Read More
The Hugh Lane Gallery houses one of the most important contemporary art collections in Ireland in an interesting Georgian building formerly known as Charlemont House.
The most important exhibit in the gallery is probably the chaotic reconstructed studio of Irish born artist Francis Bacon.Read More
This gallery is home to the National art collection which is an eclectic collection spanning all periods of art from the 14th century on.
It’s broadly in two parts, the old wing housed in an historic Georgian building, and the ultra modern Millenium wing, an example of excellent modern architecture worth seeing in its own right.Read More
Owned by University College Cork, this relatively new gallery houses the college collection and has a year round programme of visiting exhibitions.
The building has won multiple awards for its architecture, and though very modern in design sits beautifully alongside the old college gates, almost floating over a river.Read More