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'Shelter’ project has lots of life at the National Museum of Ireland

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An environmentally minded art project that is full of life is getting under way this May at the National Museum of Ireland, Turlough Park, Castlebar. A group of artists from across Mayo are to spend six weeks creating a ‘living shelter’ in the historic grounds of Turlough Park House.

Passage of time....

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An interesting story has emerged linking a badly burnt survivor from the SS Athenia, a Galway pharmacy, and Glasgow’s Riverside Museum.

Andrew Maxwell: Yo Contraire

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ANDREW MAXWELL, “one of the most significant comedians working in the country today", according to The Independent, returns to Galway to perform his latest show, Yo Contraire, at the Róisín Dubh.

West of Ireland Traveller History Project to be launched today in Turlough Park

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Minister of State for Justice at the Department of Justice and Equality with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration, and Integration, David Stanton, is to launch the West of Ireland Traveller History Project at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar today, October 21.

Andrew Maxwell is heading to Westport

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This autumn Andrew Maxwell is back in Ireland with a new show and Irish Tour “Yo Contraire”, having performed it to sell out crowds at festivals in Edinburgh and Australia.

New photography exhibition to focus on 1980s Roscommon

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Roscommon Arts Centre is delighted to announce that an exhibition of photographic prints by world-renowned British photographer Martin Parr, entitled So Near and So Far – Roscommon in the 1980s, will be unveiled in the arts centre gallery this Thursday, August 11.

‘Self scrutiny and laughter’ in Finnish art show

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FRIDAY AUGUST 5 evening sees the opening of a major new exhibition at Galway Arts Centre. Bad (L)attitudes: Reassessing Finnish Femininity is a group exhibition curated by Anna McGowan, featuring the work of five leading female Finnish artists.

Exhibition of Irish artworks continues at Luan Gallery

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Athlone's Luan Gallery is currently hosting its summer 2016 exhibition entitled Storylines.

Frank O’Sullivan exhibition at Town Hall

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FRANK O'SULLIVAN, from Effin in County Limerick, is the latest artist to exhibit at the Town Hall bar, which curator Margaret Nolan has transformed into a congenial and busy little gallery space.

Families and weddings Easter 1916

Joseph Plunkett and Grace Gifford were to have a joint wedding with his sister Geraldine Plunkett and her fiancé Tom Dillon, at the Rathmines church, Easter Sunday, April 24 1916. The confusion about the on/off Rising, the rumours about the possibility of Roger Casement being taken prisoner in Kerry, kept the couples guessing as to what would happen. But Joseph, one of the principle organisers of the Rising, probably knew more that what he said to his sister, that Grace ‘did not know the smallest thing about the political situation, and had no idea whatever of such things’.*

 

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