MINISTER FOR THE ARTS, JIMMY DEENIHAN AND SENATOR PAUL COGHLAN TAKE AN HISTORIC SEAT IN THE SHELBOURNE. Minister for the Arts, Jimmy Deenihan and Senator Paul Coghlan sat in the former seat of Michael Collins yesterday to celebrate our history in a special “R life” evening at the landmark Shelbourne Hotel. PIC SHOWS; Cutting the ribbon at the new Shelbourne Museum. Minister Deenihan cuts the ribbon, with Stephen Hanley, General Manager of the Shelbourne, and Senator Paul Coghlan. Thursday 7th June 2012.