News from Galway

Visiting Old Rahoon

When: Wednesday, 7 December, 2016

Throughout the early part of 2016 Julie DeFrancesco and her family eagerly planned a trip to Ireland. As the family historian and armed with family papers and documents she hoped to visit the parishes of her ancestors, the Delaneys from Laois and the Maloys from Galway.

Rahoon (Galway)
Old Rahoon Graveyard 2016

Oral History Interview Skills Workshop

When: Monday, 21 November, 2016

This workshop is open to anyone interesting in developing the techniques and interview skills required for undertaking oral history projects and will be delivered by Oral History Consultant Dr Tomás Mac Conmara.

Portumna (Galway)

Old Tuam Society Journal Launch

When: Thursday, 10 November, 2016

JOTS 13 will be officially launched by Historian Dr. Joe Mannion in the Corralea Court Hotel, Tuam at 8.00 pm on Friday, the 18th of November, 2016.

Tuam (Galway)

1916 & Art

When: Thursday, 10 November, 2016

At 11.30am, Alice Maher, one of Ireland’s most respected and influential artists, will discuss the museum's exhibition 1916: Ireland in Contemporary Art  and her own contribution, a scrimshaw engraving on an ostrich egg commemorating writer, theatre producer and human rights ac

Galway City (Galway)

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