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*FULLY BOOKED* Illustrated Talk: Paisley and Galway Shawls

Músaem Cathrach na Gaillimhe Músaem Cathrach na Gaillimhe, Paráid na Spáinne, Gaillimh, Éire

Many tourists, writers, artists, and photographers who visited Galway in the late 1800s and early 1900s were struck by the shawls worn by the women of Galway and the West. Though they were widely worn across Ireland, they became synonymous with Galway – a connection no doubt reinforced by the popular folk song – but […]

ILLUSTRATED TALK: Women of the Thar Desert with photographer Karen Cox

Músaem Cathrach na Gaillimhe Músaem Cathrach na Gaillimhe, Paráid na Spáinne, Gaillimh, Éire

During the Galway International Arts Festival 2024, Galway City Museum will host Women of the Thar Desert by award-winning photographer Karen Cox, an exhibition that documents the lives of the women and girls of the Thar Desert in northwest India. Join Karen as she shares stories and images from her time in India. In Meán Fómhair […]

ILLUSTRATED TALK: Old Irish Customs of Lughnasa

Músaem Cathrach na Gaillimhe Músaem Cathrach na Gaillimhe, Paráid na Spáinne, Gaillimh, Éire

The ancient festival of Lughnasa was of great importance to our farming ancestors as it marked the start of the harvest season. This illustrated talk will discuss its significance as well as some of the old rituals and superstitions associated with the festival. Dr Marion McGarry is a lecturer at Atlantic Technological University, Galway and is […]

ILLUSTRATED TALK: Tairdelbach Ua Conchobair – the founder of Gaelic Galway

Músaem Cathrach na Gaillimhe Músaem Cathrach na Gaillimhe, Paráid na Spáinne, Gaillimh, Éire

Galway was founded 900 years ago this year, when – in 1124 – Tairdelbach Ua Conchobair (Turlough O'Conor, 1088–1156), king of Connacht and high-king of Ireland, commanded the construction of a stronghold at the mouth of the Galway River (today, the River Corrib) on the southern edge of his Connacht kingdom. Described in the annals […]

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