Galway City Museum’s programme of events caters for a variety of audiences and interests, comprising gallery tours, illustrated talks, art and craft workshops, art classes and lectures. Enjoy our current series of online workshops here!
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TALK: Ag Tabhairt Odaiséis Abhaile – Bringing Odysseus Home
February 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC+0
Ag Tabhairt Odaiséis Abhaile – Bringing Odysseus Home is a talk by Dr Pádraic Moran (Ancient Classics, University of Galway) on the fascinating endeavours of Classicists at the University of Galway, focussing on the work of figures such as Professor Margaret Heavey (1907–80) and Professor George Thomson (1903–87), in particular their contributions to teaching Ancient Classics, Greek, and Latin through Irish, including the translation of monumental Greek and Roman epics.
The talk will be followed by a trilingual reading of Homer’s Odyssey by Chiara Corongiu, Mary Madec, and Laoighseach Ní Choistealbha. Hosted by Lillis Ó Laoire
Admission is FREE!