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Entropy to open in Castlebar

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Visual artist Katie Moore is creating a new installation Entropy which will be exhibited at the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar from Friday, May 4 and will run until Sunday, June 2.

Parenting website MyKidsTime.com celebrates ten years

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Award winning parenting website MyKidsTime.com is marking a decade in online business, and to celebrate, founders Jill Holtz and Michelle Davitt, along with editor Emily Manning, recently hosted a birthday party at Collins Barracks, National Museum of Ireland (Decorative Arts and History) in the beautiful setting of The Palatine room.

Listen, learn, and play the Irish harp

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BE IT on the State's coat of arms, the presidential flag, the back of an Irish euro coin, or the side of a Guinness pint glass, the harp is the undisputed symbol of Ireland, a position it has enjoyed since mediaeval times.

Galway to mark a century of women’s right to vote

One hundred years ago this month, women in Britain and Ireland were allowed the right to vote, and in the UK general election of December 1918, the first woman was elected to the House of Commons - the Irish Republican revolutionary, Countess Markievicz.

Galway to mark a century of women’s right to vote

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One hundred years ago this month, women in Britain and Ireland were allowed the right to vote, and in the UK general election of December 1918, the first woman was elected to the House of Commons - the Irish Republican revolutionary, Countess Markievicz.

Museum of Country Life to share travel poster collection online

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The National Museum of Ireland - Country Life has made a fascinating collection of early travel and tourism posters, used to promote Ireland in the infancy of the tourism sector here, available to view online for the first time. The posters form part of the National Folklife Collection and were previously on display at the museum in the exhibition Come Back to Erin: Irish Travel Posters of the 20th Century, which was curated by the late Dr Séamas Mac Philib.

What's going on in your community?

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Talk on pension reform for women in Claremorris

Government thanks local group for discovery of important prehistoric burial site in Mayo

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The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has received details of scientific analysis of ancient human remains which were discovered in 2016 by a local hillwalker on a Mayo mountainside. The discovery generated significant media interest, and research has now revealed that the natural boulder chamber in which the remains were found was used for human burial practice through the Neolithic period, from as early as 3600BC.

National Museum of Ireland – Country Life launches new autumn/winter events

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The National Museum of Ireland – Country Life has just launched an exciting new programme of free events for October, November, December.

National Treasures project needs objects from Mayo to tell the story of Ireland over the last hundred years

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Public history project National Treasures is calling on the people of Mayo to submit their treasured objects to help tell the story of Irish life over the past 100 years. RTÉ and the National Museum of Ireland are currently working together to create National Treasures, a unique archive documenting how Ireland has developed using ordinary objects treasured by families across the 32 counties.

 

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