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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!

A Galway Wedding in 1900 by Róisín Miles

Annie Woods of Bayview, Salthill married Benjamin Shorten in the Wesleyan Church, Victoria Place, off Eyre Square, Galway on 5 June 1900. Having been kept in the family for many years, Annie’s granddaughter kindly donated her wedding dress and accessories to Galway City Museum in 2019. Recently, the Heritage Council has awarded funding to the […]

Headford Lace in the Annie Woods Collection by Norma Owens

Online , Ireland

Headford Lace is one of the oldest of the Irish Laces, with a history spanning over 250 years! To mark Heritage Week 2021, Norma Owens, researcher with the Headford Lace Project, gives a brief history of Headford Lace before focussing on the lace piece within the Annie Woods Collection which is likely to be an example of […]

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