Irish National Museum of Archaeology: Gold Disc from the Irish Bronze Age The Irish National Museum of Archaeology, Dublin. A wonderful museum: you are allowed to take photographs. Unlike the British Museum, where you also are allowed to take photographs, it is not so crowded, so you can actaully get close enough to the collections to take the photos! Has a superb prehistoric collection. and its free!
A jadeite Ceremonial axehead 3600 BC. The axehead tells us two big things. One is that Ireland was already part of a European-wide network. It travelled first to northwestern France, where it was polished. National Museum of Ireland
This beautiful bronze bowl was discovered in 1854 in a river flowing into Lough Scur, which lies just north of Keshcarrigan in Co. Iron Age in date and measuring approximately 14 cm in diameter, it may have been a ceremonial drinking cup.
A History of Ireland in 100 Objects – Parnell silver casket, 1884 - "This ornate silver casket was presented by “the nationalists of Drogheda” to Charles Stewart Parnell in He was then near the summit of his prestige as the “uncrowned king of Ireland”.