Connection Story - Canada and Loughrea

Connection Story - Canada and Loughrea

When: Thursday, 13 September, 2018

Image above: Walking in the footsteps of the Usshers Seeing the Land of the Usshers By Andrea Lister I was recently fortunate enough to travel to Ireland and see the land where on which my ancestors were born.

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Deirdre, Coleman, Colin, Trent, Noel and Declan Shaughnessy

Christina Shaughnessy found new relatives in Galway

When: Saturday, 29 September, 2012

In late September the Ireland Reaching Out Office in Co. Galway had a visit from Christina Shaughnessy looking for assistance researching her family tree.

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Carmelite Abbey, Loughrea

A thirty year search leads to the Carmelite Abbey of St. Mary's in Loughrea.

When: Saturday, 4 August, 2012

Margaret McKeown posted a message on the Loughrea parish message board from her home in western Australia asking for their assistance in gaining access to the locked Carmelite Abbey ruin in Loughrea, Co. Galway.

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Chronicles Workshop Loughrea Library February 2020

Chronicles Workshop in Loughrea Library

When: Friday, 28 February, 2020

We started the day by getting everyone signed up to the website. Once this was accomplished we were ready to start interacting with our own civil parishes. We learned about how to search for and join a parish so that we receive updates on that particular area.

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Loughrea Town Hall

Save the Loughrea Town Hall

When: Friday, 27 April, 2018

LARC are passionate about bringing the Town Hall to life once again in Loughrea and believe this iconic building can be placed at the heart of Loughrea’s cultural and economic life for generations to come. The group are hosting a Who Wants to be a Thousandaire event on May 12th

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1916 Galway and the Battle of the Somme Conference

When: Thursday, 10 November, 2016

Loughrea Hotel & Spa, Loughrea, Co. Galway Thursday 17th November 2016   FREE EVENT   9.30 am – 10.00am           Registration & Tea/Coffee

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Celtic Revival Art Collection

When: Sunday, 9 August, 2015

The museum collection includes embroidered banners designed by Jack B. Yeats and created by the Dun Emer Guild (which included the Yeats sisters), as well as art by Sarah Purser, and Evie Hone.

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