Free App: A History of Ireland in 100 Objects

by | March 14, 2013 at 2:23 PM | General, Travel

The Gold Broighter Boat, First Century BC.

The Royal Irish Academy, the National Museum of Ireland, and The Irish Times have collaborated to bring you the gift of A History of Ireland in 100 Objects on St. Patrick’s Day. It is available as a free interactive app for Apple iPhone and iPad, for most Android tablets and on the Kindle Fire. Click here to download the free app and begin to explore the story of Ireland told through photos, film, and audio of the key objects in Irish history. Each of the 100 objects selected is given a historical context, a cultural vitality, and a political intensity. From the simple fish trap of the earliest inhabitants of the island to the first mass-produced microprocessor, these objects immerse you in a virtual history of Ireland. Happy St. Patrick’s Day from the people of Ireland.