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Uisce agus Beatha, an exhibition of old photographs and maritime objects opens this afternoon at the Galway City Museum.
'Uisce agus Beatha', an exhibition of old photographs and maritime objects, which will officially be launched by the new Mayor of Galway, Cllr Terry O'Flaherty at Galway City Museum on Thursday, July 5 at 3pm, is open to the public from this Saturday, June 30 to coincide with the Volvo Ocean Race Finalé Festival.
Last week Castlebar Town Council manager, Seamus Granahan, provided an update on projects in the town at an open forum by Castlebar Chamber, issuing the following details:
Jimmy Deenihan, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, has announced that Westport is one of three towns to take part in a pilot Heritage Towns Initiative.
This year, Built Heritage Photography Competition, Cong Village Design Statement, Mayo Heritage Week 2012, Knock Museum Public Accessibility Project, the Invertebrates of the Belmullet Peninsula, and a guide to the Great Western Greenway are just some of the projects in Mayo to receive support under the Heritage Council Grant Scheme for 2012.
The third village design statement for the county, that of the Mulranny Village Design Statement, was launched on Monday in the village by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, who said the design statement will enable Mulranny to become the “number one” village in the country.
People of Mayo are today being encouraged by the Heritage Council to get involved in National Heritage Week by organising an event in their community. National Heritage Week 2012 takes place nationwide from August 18 to 26. Online registration is now open and all events must be registered by May 31 for inclusion in the National Heritage Week Event Guide. To register your event log on to www.heritageweek.ie
More than 500 marine mammal biologists from around the world will gather in Galway in the coming days for the 26th annual conference of the European Cetacean Society, hosted this year by Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) and the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWD).
City Hall officials cannot ignore a report which they commissioned which says that a proposed new bus corridor for the Dublin Road must not run through Merlin Park Woods.
A number of heritage projects in Mayo received financial grants and support throughout 2011 under the Heritage Council Grant Scheme.