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CULTURE NIGHT: Poetry as Commemoration
September 22, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm UTC+0
As the Decade of Centenaries draws to a close, Galway City Museum unites with UCD Library to host a special evening of history and poetry, commemorating the pivotal moments that defined Ireland a century ago. Featuring poems by Edel Burke, Emily Cullen, Attracta Fahy, Gerry Hanberry, Mike Mac Domhnaill, Aodán McArdle, Sally McHugh, and more…
Poetry as Commemoration is an initiative of the Irish Poetry Reading Archive at UCD Library in partnership with Poetry Ireland and Arts Council Northern Ireland. It is supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, under the Decade of Centenaries 2012-2023 programme.
This event is free of charge, but advance booking is advised as places are limited. Contact the Museum by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call (091) 532460. Suitable for adults and young people aged 12+
Please note that the Museum will remain open until 8pm for Culture Night. Galleries close at 7.45pm.