Search Results for 'Easter'
99 results found.
Hundreds of people are set to walk, jog or run a 6.5 kilometre route on Salthill Promenade on Easter Monday to raise money for people with multiple sclerosis.
THE EASTER weekend will be a full and busy one at Electric, with a host of DJs programmed across three rooms in the Abbeygate Street venue on Saturday and Sunday nights.
The sixth annual Galway Food Festival returns from April 13 to 17, under the theme of 'Food and Community', with an increased programme of events, and the return of the festival village at the Spanish Arch.
On Easter Monday, a large contingent of walkers and history enthusiasts departed from Newport to follow in the footsteps of Michael Kilroy's flying column, who during the War of Indepdence escaped through the mountains and countryside of Newport following an ambush in Kilmeena. The day started in upper Skirdagh where Niamh Chambers read the Proclamation followed by Billy Chambers' account of the West Mayo Flying Column. Then it was on to the now ruins of what was in their day the safe houses, where Michael Kilroy's men rested after the Kilmeanna ambush. Here Patrick Carey told the group about the people who once lived here and the men they looked after.
More than 60,000 images and other records outlining the story of the Easter Rising are now available online at Ancestry.ie.
The Galway food community united once again to host a memorable event over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend with nearly 70,000 people tasting and sipping the best of local produce at the Galway Food Festival.
This Easter Monday at 10am the Nephin Beggars Hill Walking group and the Wild Nephin Mountains Group will be taking a trip back in time to May 1921 to the aftermath of the Kilmeanna ambush where Michael Kilroy's West Mayo flying column retreated to the safety of the Nephin mountains after an attack on a large force of British soldiers.
Breaffy House Resort has a fantastic line-up of events organised for this Easter Bank Holiday weekend. Kicking off the action are The Three Tenors on Good Friday in the Breaffy Ballroom, with star violinist Maria Mason. Enjoy classic hits from Sinatra, Leonard Cohen, The Dubliners and Pavarotti.
Galway County Council has major plans to mark the anniversary of the Easter Rising next year. A large crowd gathered at County Hall earlier this week for the launch of the local authority’s 1916 centenary programme. The commemorations encompass a number of themes including remembering, reconciling, presenting, imagining, and celebrating.