"We are privileged to support the National Gallery in conserving this incredible piece of Irish history."
Peter Keegan, Country Executive for Ireland, Bank of America Merrill Lynch .
The Restoration Project
Take a closer look at the restoration of this 150 year old iconic masterpiece commemorating one of the most decisive moments in Irish history.see more
Find out more about why it was painted and where it was painted for. Learn about the characters and symbols in this epic painting.see more
The Gallery has produced a series of short films about the project, including the history of the painting, sponsorship, the work of the Conservation Department and the challenges involved in the restoration so far.
Born in Cork, Daniel Maclise moved to London where he became a well known painter and book illustrator of the Victorian era.see more
Maclise in the NGI collection
Daniel Maclise worked in a variety of media. Discover other works by the artist that are held in the collection.see more