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The Galway City Council will be among 15 local authorities in the State taking part in the first National Make Way Day, an initiative to raise awareness of the needs of people with disabilities in the public spaces we all share.
The Galway City Council will apply for funding from Fáilte Ireland of up to €6 million for a new three storey museum building incorporating the refurbishment and restoration of Comerford House.
ANY GALWEGIANS possessing a Cumann na mBan badge from the revolutionary era are being asked to bring it to the Galway City Museum which is holding an illustrated talk on the group this weekend.
Chris Okeke is one of Galway’s leading Nigerian expats; in his many years here he has been a noted community development advocate who has contributed to many projects in the city.
THE FIRST circus took place in 1768 when Philip Astley drew out a ring on an abandoned patch of land in London’s Waterloo and presented a show featuring bareback riders, jugglers, acrobats, clowns, and strong men.
Tourism Ireland has created a new online film to highlight some of the many wonderful festivals and attractions our international visitors can enjoy in Galway.
For much of the 19th century, the Persse family ran one of the most successful distilleries in Ireland. Their product became world famous. They were major contributors to the industrial life of Galway and provided much needed employment. In addition to their staff, they were also supplied by a number of artisans working in the Nuns Island area — coopers, cork manufacturers, printers, carters, case makers, etc.
AN EXHIBITION about a leading African-American bare-knuckle fighter of the 1800s, who later lived and died in Galway, officially opens at the Galway City Museum today at 5pm.
DENIS MOCKLER is best known as a singer-songwriter, but next week he lain chest a new poetry collection - Poetry From The Heart of Galway.
Galway city is set for a midsummer boost of up to €7m this weekend when more than 100,000 people flock to the city for the mouthwatering Seafest event.