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Art

The art collections include fine and applied art dating from the early 1600s.

They incorporate both historical and contemporary material, mainly within an Irish context, but also including some significant international examples. In excess of 11,000 works, the art collection contains paintings, sculptures, works on paper, glass, ceramics, silver and metalwork, jewellery, furniture, costume and textiles.