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A very Georgian dining experience in Westport House

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Step back in time with a gorgeous Georgian dining experience at Westport House, Mayo every Saturday at 7pm until August 25.

Poetic success for Westport pupil

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A pupil from St Colmcille’s Quay School in Westport is celebrating this week after winning an award in a major poetry competition. Eleven year old Sybille de Pluvie, who hails from Brittany in France, moved to Westport last year on a cultural and learning experience with her family.

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.

Galway County Council website wins national award for commemoration

The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has announced that Galway County Council’s website Decade of Commemoration was one of the ten winning websites, chosen by the public, which they believe best record Irish life in 2016 and remember the events of 1916. The websites will be preserved in the NLI’s National Web Archive and were announced by Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, at an award ceremony in the Library’s historic Kildare Street.

NUI Galway School of Education combine technology and history for new classroom iBooks

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The story of the 1916 Rising in Dublin is told in two new multi-touch books Scéal 1916 & The Story of 1916 produced as part of the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme. They are packed with videos, interactivity and multimedia to engage readers with an authentic learning experience, which brings this period of Irish history to life.The iBooks were launched last week at Scoil Chroí Íosa in Galway city.

Galway's online parish records free for a month

Galway history buffs and ancestry addicts can have fee access to Irish records this month on family history website Ancestry.

 

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