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Agricultural shows lose out due to reduced community

Several county councillors have this week expressed concern that the county's agricultural shows have not received funding under this year's Community Support Scheme.

'We want to highlight the incredible richness of the city and its hinterland'

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Today, Thursday November 9, the Galway City Museum officially celebrates its 10th anniversary and, by any measure it has been a decade of success. Annual visitor numbers have risen from 16,000 in its first year to 216,000 last year. The museum has received TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for five years running and it meets all 34 requirements in the Heritage Council’s rigorous Museums Standards Programme.

New course to examine contribution of engineers to culture and heritage

Engineers Ireland West Region (representing engineers in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon) will host an exciting course in GMIT during February and March 2017 which will explore the contribution of the engineering profession to the development and protection of our culture and our heritage, with a particular focus on local heritage.

Review: Exhibit B @ GIAF 2015

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WHEN BRETT Bailey’s theatre installation show Exhibit B was controversially pulled from its scheduled run at London’s Barbican it was because protesters had argued that Bailey’s critique of 19th century ‘human zoos’ and racism was in itself racist, through his use of black actors silently enduring the audience gaze in a series of tableaux vivants.

International museum day this Sunday at Athlone Castle

Zapraszamy na wycieczke z przewodnikiem po zamku w Athlone. Godetevi una visita guidata del castello di Athlone.

Art exhibitions in the city

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GROUP AND solo exhibitions, paintings and sculptures, will all be on show in the latest exhibitions to open in Galway city.

Conserving our heritage at Kiltullagh House

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National Heritage week runs until Sunday with a wide range of events being held across the country. It is the aim of the Heritage Council to protect and enhance the richness, quality and diversity of our national heritage for everyone and this week the Heritage Council works to increase awareness of Ireland’s national heritage and to highlight its importance to public policy and everyday life.

Museum of Country Life welcomes its one millionth visitor

The National Museum of Ireland – Country Life welcomed its one millionth visitor last Thursday. That visitor was Bernadette Ferreira, aged three years, from Derry, who was visiting with her parents, Bernadette and Libanio, and her brothers Jerome (four) and Dominic (13 months).

Be inspired by Múscailt exhibitions

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MASSIVE INSTALLATIONS, metal sculptures, photographs of death, and student artists reacting to the recession - these are the exhibitions that will make up Múscailt.

Knock Museum highly commended at cross-Border Museum Awards

Knock Museum was this week highly commended in two categories at cross border Museum Awards which were hosted by the Heritage Council, in partnership with the Northern Ireland Museums Council to coincide with International Museums Day.

 

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