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The inaugural Galway History Festival takes place next week, with a series of talks and lectures covering such issues as the War of Independence in Galway, food, activism, local history, and labour history.
NUI Galway will host a public event next month with members of the Tuam Home Survivors Network to explore the topic of “Archiving Personal Histories: The Tuam Mother and Baby Home”.
Moycullen’s Superleague basketball team finally got back to winning ways at the weekend when they overcame Killorglin by 82-57 in the NUI Galway Kingfisher Gym.
In the UK general election of December 1918, 73 out of 105 Irish seats were won by Sinn Féin, and in a move to assert Irish sovereignty and the right to self-determination, those 73 MPs refused to take their seats at Westminster.
Maree came out on top when the west of Ireland’s two premier basketball sides went head-to-head in a hotly anticipated local derby in the Superleague on Saturday.
Moycullen’s luckless road run continued on Saturday when falling 95-73 to Tralee Warriors in Basketball Ireland’s Men’s Superleague.
Mechanics’ institutes originated in Scotland in the 1820s. In 1826 a committee formed the first such institute in Galway when it set out a library and newspaper reading room in the ballroom of the Corn Exchange in Eyre Square. Its primary aim was educational and it had rules prohibiting discussion of politics and religion. Difficulties arose when some of the patrons of the facility presumed they could tell the members how to vote in an election and so the institute collapsed.
Moycullen Basketball are preparing for a tough weekend's action. On Saturday night they travel to Dublin for a cup clash with the reigning Superleague champs UCD, and on Monday they return to Galway for a hotly-anticipated game against Swords Thunder at 3pm in the NUI Galway Kingfisher Gym.
Moycullen will be looking to find their shooting form when they entertain Superleague rivals UCC Demons at NUIG Kingfisher Gym on Saturday (7:30pm).
Moycullen took the first spoils in this year's local derby on opening day of the 18/19 Superleague basketball season.