From Connacht To Asia - Treasures of Decorative Arts, Design and History

Thursday, 28 September, 2017
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The De Burgo o'Malley Chalce

Image: The De Burgo O'Malley Chalice - The octagonal foot is engraved with the Sacred Monogram and has the following Gothic inscription: 'THOMAS DE BURGO ET GRANIUA NÍ MALLE ME FIERI FECERU'T ANNO DO'NI MCCCCLXXXXIV' (Thomas de Burgo and Grainne O'Malley had me made AD 1494.

8pm – 9pm | Thursday | September 28

Museum of Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar, County Mayo

Join Dr Audrey Whitty for a special talk on the treasures and objects collected by the art and industrial division of the National Museum of Ireland since 1877. Learn about the De Burgo-O’Malley Chalice from Galway and many more special objects in this impressive collection.

Booking is required. Telephone (094) 90 31751 or email educationtph@museum.ie. For email bookings, please include your name and telephone number.

This is a FREE event