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First National Harp Day to be celebrated in Galway

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On Saturday, November 11, Galway will be filled with the sounds of Ireland’s iconic instrument, the harp. Celebrating the first National Harp Day, Galway members of the newly formed national organisation Cruit Éireann/Harp Ireland have organized three free events in Galway City Museum during the day, and an informal concert in the Crane Bar in the evening.

Family history research and genealogy event at Galway City Museum

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The Western Family History Association will be in the Galway City Museum this Saturday to provide free family history and genealogy advice for members of the public starting or struggling with their research.

Fiction Slam - read your story out loud!

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THERE ARE many slam events for poets, but fiction writers never get the same look it. To rectify this, the ninth Over The Edge annual fiction slam returns to The Kitchen at the Galway City Museum next week.

Galway; the jewel in Ireland's crown from the eyes of a tourist..

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Minutes of an historic meeting

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Our illustration today is of the minutes of the inaugural meeting of the Galway city branch of Sinn Féin which was held in Keane’s Hotel, Eyre Square, on February 15, 1907. T Breathnach was in the chair.

Public lecture on William Orpen and The Great War

In 1917, the Irish artist William Orpen was appointed an official war artist and sent to the Western Front with a strict brief from the British War Office as to who and what he was to paint.

William Orpen and The Great War

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IN 1917, the Irish artist William Orpen was appointed an official war artist and sent to the Western Front with a strict brief from the British War Office as to who and what he was to paint.

‘Architecture at the Edge’ festival symposium to generate creative discourse about public spaces

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A keynote event on the first day of the inaugural Architecture at the Edge festival will provide an opportunity for architects, planners, designers, creatives and local communities to talk about the shape of our built environment. The half day symposium entitled ‘Placemaking’ will be held on Friday 29th September at the O’Donoghue Centre NUI, Galway. What makes a great place to live? Who is involved in the making of places in which we live, work and play? How can we make more of our public places? These are just some of the questions to be explored at the symposium.

Architecture at the Edge festival programme announced

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Architecture at the Edge, a new festival designed to help citizens understand the many ways architecture impacts our lives, has launched its inaugural programme. The festival, which runs from September 29 to October 1 throughout County Galway and into County Mayo includes expert-led guided tours, talks, workshops and exhibitions and will offer audiences a unique opportunity to explore homes, buildings and spaces that are not usually open to the public.

Architecture at the Edge festival programme announced

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Architecture at the Edge, a new festival designed to help citizens understand the many ways architecture impacts our lives, has launched its inaugural programme. The festival, which runs from September 29 to October 1 throughout County Galway and into County Mayo includes expert-led guided tours, talks, workshops and exhibitions and will offer audiences a unique opportunity to explore homes, buildings and spaces that are not usually open to the public.

 

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