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What’s On

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!

DROP-IN WORKSHOP: Clothes-Peg Dolls

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In times past, before toys were made in factories, Irish children often made their own toys to pass the time and amuse themselves. As money was scarce, they used their […]

GUIDED TOUR: Museum for Families

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Join Damien Donnellan for a free guided tour to learn about the origins of Galway and to hear fascinating stories behind some of the objects on display, including the oldest […]

Spring Lunchtime Lecture Series – Dr Patrick J. Mahony

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Every Thursday in March the University of Galway’s School of Geography, Archaeology and Irish Studies will hold their lunchtime lecture series in the Education Room at Galway City Museum from 1pm until 1.50pm.  […]

Spring Lunchtime Lecture Series – Dr Kieran O’Connor

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Every Thursday in March the University of Galway’s School of Geography, Archaeology and Irish Studies will hold their lunchtime lecture series in the Education Room at Galway City Museum from 1pm until 1.50pm.  […]

TALK: Cannabis and Cannabinoids Unveiled

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Cannabis and Cannabinoids Unveiled - Understanding, Debunking Myths & Exploring Future Applications Join this dynamic talk session presented by NSI-ECRN and Cúram SFI Research Centre for Medical Devices at the […]

Spring Lunchtime Lecture Series – Joe Fenwick

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Every Thursday in March the University of Galway’s School of Geography, Archaeology and Irish Studies will hold their lunchtime lecture series in the Education Room at Galway City Museum from 1pm until 1.50pm.  […]

ILLUSTRATED TALK: Traditional Traveller Homes – Form, Function & Folklore

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Travellers, or Mincéirí, are a traditionally nomadic ethnic minority indigenous to the island of Ireland. Their colourfully decorated wagons, sheltering against stone walls and hedgerows on the sides of the […]

GUIDED TOUR:  The Claddagh – A Triumph of Unconscious Beauty

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The Claddagh village, which lends its name to the famous ring, developed on the western shore of the mouth of the River Corrib, outside the walls of medieval Galway. This […]

Spring Lunchtime Lecture Series – Dr Karen Taylor

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Every Thursday in March the University of Galway’s School of Geography, Archaeology and Irish Studies will hold their lunchtime lecture series in the Education Room at Galway City Museum from 1pm until 1.50pm.  […]

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