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THE GREAT War’s impact on Galway city, the slaughter in the trenches, and recruiting Galwegians to fight for “king and country” will be the subject of a series of public lectures taking place at the Galway City Museum, every Thursday from 7pm to 8pm.
This year marks the 300th anniversary of the foundation of Eyre Square, and this milestone event in the city’s chief civic space will be marked with an open air concert this Saturday.
The Galway City Council looks likely to commemorate the 300th anniversary of Eyre Square.
He may have been the most outspoken and vociferous opponent of the Eyre Square renovation, but that does not mean Pádraig Conneely believes Eyre Square is not worth celebrating.
Most of the area seen in this photograph was once part of a grant of land to Edward Eyre in 1670. It was all originally outside the city walls and was mostly made up of three islands which included St Stephen’s Island and Horse Island.