News from 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)

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)

Cloonkeenkerrill School Girls 1893 - 1918

When: Wednesday, 2 November, 2016

1893 - Sarah Laffey 1894 - Margaret Forde, Bridget E Griffin, Anne Rowan 1896 - Maggie Ruane, Maria Connellan, Bridget Kilkenny, Norah higgins, Catherine Rowan 1897 - Bridget Laffy 1898 - Mary Barry, Katie Ruane, Lizzie Hession, Bridget Rowan, Delia Silke

Athenry (Galway)

Ireland's history in maps

When: Wednesday, 2 November, 2016

Here is a website that has some nice maps of Ireland. The famine years has a nice map showing the percentage of grade four housing that existed in each county .

Kilbeacanty (Galway)

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