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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!

EXHIBITION: War of Friends, 1922–23: The civil war story of Pádraic Ó Máille and Liam Mellows

Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Galway

The Anglo-Irish Treaty, signed in December 1921, was a negotiated compromise settlement that granted limited independence to 26 Irish counties – the Irish Free State. The agreement effectively dissolved the Irish Republic proclaimed in 1916, mandated in 1918, established in 1919 and defended in arms. As a result, the Irish nationalist movement split between supporters …

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Who is Odysseus Anyway?

Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Galway

Dr Pádraic Moran, lecturer in Ancient Classics at the University of Galway, will introduce the character of Odysseus, an unconventional hero of Ancient Greek myth. With Pádraic, participants will hear about some of Odysseus's great adventures and think about what it means to be a hero. After this, participants will have the chance to write …

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Ag Tabhairt Odaiséis Abhaile – Bringing Odysseus Home

Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Galway

This 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 …

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Recurring

Spring Lunchtime Lecture Series

Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Galway

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. There is no booking required for these lectures and admission is free.  For more information contact event organiser, Joe Fenwick by email …

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Recurring

Spring Lunchtime Lecture Series

Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Galway

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. There is no booking required for these lectures and admission is free.  For more information contact event organiser, Joe Fenwick by email …

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Recurring

Spring Lunchtime Lecture Series

Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Galway

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. There is no booking required for these lectures and admission is free.  For more information contact event organiser, Joe Fenwick by email …

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Recurring

Spring Lunchtime Lecture Series

Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Galway

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. There is no booking required for these lectures and admission is free.  For more information contact event organiser, Joe Fenwick by email …

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Recurring

Spring Lunchtime Lecture Series

Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Galway

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. There is no booking required for these lectures and admission is free.  For more information contact event organiser, Joe Fenwick by email …

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The end of the Civil War & the executions at Tuam Barracks

Galway City Museum Spanish Parade, Galway, Galway

On 11 April 1923, five anti-treaty IRA Volunteers from Galway – Francis Cunnane (23), Michael Monaghan (22), Martin Moylan (24), John Newell (29) and James O’Malley (25) – were executed at Tuam Barracks, having been found guilty by a Free State Military Court of the unlawful possession of arms and ammunition. Join historian Cormac Ó …

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