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'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.
University students, farmers, environmental campaigners, city residents, cycling advocates, heritage groups, local authority officials and politicians are joining forces to develop an ambitious network of ‘Greenways’ that will link up castles on the east side of Galway city with historical mansions and castles in the north and east of the county.
Galwegians who have any old photos relating to maritime pursuits and seafaring are being sought to help put together a new exhibition for the Galway City Museum.
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.
Heritage, ecclesiastical and literary trails for the county are all being researched and developed according to heritage officer with Mayo County Council, Deirdre Cunningham.
The Galway City Council looks likely to commemorate the 300th anniversary of Eyre Square.
Serious questions were raised at Monday’s city council meeting to have land in Ballindooley listed as a heritage site, which some councillors suspected was a means to block a proposed Traveller halting site for the area.
A workshop on dry stone walling will take place in Inis Oírr next month.
The Western Family History Association will host a workshop on investigating your family history later this month as part of Galway’s Heritage Week programme.
Heritage Week, a nationwide celebration of our natural, built and cultural heritage kicks off this year on Saturday August 20 and runs until Sunday August 28.