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Margaretta D’Arcy Film Weekend

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A WEEKEND celebrating the films of activist, anthropologist, writer, and film-maker Margaretta D’Arcy, takes place later this month on the Aran Islands.

Margaretta D’Arcy to present herself for arrest on Wednesday

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Peace activist Margaretta D’Arcy will present herself for arrest on Wednesday morning following her refusal to sign a bond to stay away from restricted areas of Shannon Airport.

Cruinniu na mBad in Kinvara this weekend

The Galway Hooker, maritime pursuits and sports, and traditional music will be celebrated at the annual Cruinniu na mBad festival in Kinvara this weekend.

Recalling Kinvara in the fifties

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PAINTINGS INSPIRED by photographs taken of Kinvara in the 1950s will be on show at Murphystore on the Quay, Kinvara, from this weekend.

Eclectic selection of events coming up at Turlough House

On Saturday week, February 16, The Seasons, a silent film made in 1935 by Dr John Benignus Lyons, will be screened at the Museum from 3pm to 4pm. The film meticulously records the social, educational, religious and agricultural life of Kilkelly in Mayo. No booking required and it is an all ages event.

Lots to see and do at the Museum of Country Life this weekend

Running until the end of June The Irish Headhunter is an exhibition of 63 early photos from the west coast of Ireland taken in the 1890s. This exhibition focuses on the photographs of Charles R Browne, taken along the west coast of Ireland. Browne was a medical doctor and anthropologist who undertook physical surveys of people for Trinity College, Dublin. These surveys were mainly carried out in West Kerry, the Aran Islands, South Connemara, Erris, Clare Island and Inishturk in County Mayo. The photographs are full of human interest and also convey a lot of detail about the clothes worn at the time. The exhibition is supplemented by information on the international context of eugenics at the time.

New line up of events at Museum of Country Life

Tomorrow morning, Saturday, January 12 from 11am to 1pm, the Mayo Genealogy Group will be holding its drop-in group.

Shapely bodies handle stress better

Although most women would choose a slender shape over an hourglass figure and believe men would do the same, new research suggests larger waists come with hidden health benefits.

 

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