Bringing the Mountbellew ‘Orphan’ Girls Home

Bringing the Mountbellew 'Orphan' Girls Home

When: Friday, 25 September, 2020

November 1852 was a dark month in east Galway and made even more so by the lingering effects of An Gorta Mor, the Great Hunger, which had blighted the land for the previous 7 years causing the deaths and emigration of millions. In that month a group of 30 young girls set off from Mountbellew Work

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Mountbellew Work House, its history and evolution

When: Friday, 11 November, 2016

Talks include  Máirín  Doddy 'The architecture of the Workhouse',   Christy Cunniffe 'Post Workhouse usage around the country', Mattie Kilroy 'The evolution of Mountbellew from Workhouse to School house' and

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Springlawn Volunteers Booklet launch

When: Tuesday, 15 November, 2016

Launch of Booklet on Sunday 20th November 2016 in Moylough Hall at 1.00 p.m Followed by Light Refreshments   All are welcome to attend

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