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Written Answers. - National Museum.

Wednesday, 12 June 1996

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 466 No. 7

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 89. Mr. Callely Information on Ivor Callely Zoom on Ivor Callely  asked the Minister for Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht Information on Michael D. Higgins Zoom on Michael D. Higgins  the long-term plans, if any, he has for the National Museum building, Kildare Street, Dublin 2; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12211/96]

Minister for Arts, Culture and the Gaeltacht (Mr. M. Higgins): Information on Michael D. Higgins Zoom on Michael D. Higgins The National Museum and the National Library buildings in Kildare Street form an important and unique purpose built national cultural complex.

The Deputy will be aware that significant additional accommodation for the National Museum is being provided at Collins Barracks and is due to open to the public in 1997. The Kildare Street building will, however, continue to be used by the National Museum to accommodate the antiquities division which includes its large archaeological collections.


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