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The market square in Galway city, 1883

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The Square appears as a green piece of land outside the city walls on the early maps of Galway. The 1651 map shows it more or less in the shape it is today. In 1710, Edward Eyre (whose family had come over with the Cromwellians) became mayor of the city. He lived in a house roughly where the Meyrick Hotel is today and the patch of land in front of his house was known as ‘The Mayor’s Garden’. He presented it to the city and it became known as Eyre Square

Galway city to be twinned with new Irish Naval Services ship

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Galway is to be twinned with the Irish Naval Services new ship, the LÉ William Butler Yeats, at a reception this weekend to mark and honour the relationship between city and vessel.

Faith, family, and dogs - Galway Film Society's new season

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FILMS FROM Palestine and Paraguay; stories of faith, family, and dog grooming; and an Ingmar Berman classic, will be screened by the Galway Film Society during it's new season, in it's new home of the Pálás Cinema.

Galway City Council to support #Makewayday campaign

The Galway City Council has agreed to support the the establishment of an annual Make Way Day taking place on September 26 2018.

The Whileaways - new single, Galway gigs

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THE WHILEAWAYS, the acclaimed Galway Americana, folk, and roots trio, are set to release a new double A-sided single, ‘Roll Down Your Window’/‘Spare Me From Your Heartache’, and have announced a number of shows in Galway.

Renters in Galway faced with inaccessible market

Galway Simon Community have said that the private rental market in Galway is inaccessible and are calling on the Government to urgently start building social and affordable housing in Galway.

Council caps housing units at new urban village

Galway city councillors have voted unanimously to put a cap on housing units per hectare at a new urban village.

New classes at Galway Actors Workshop

Galway Actors Workshop will hold a series of new classes for beginners and experienced performers, covering all aspects of acting — both as an art form and where it connects with wellbeing and creative mindset

City council approves funding for arts groups

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Galway City Council has approved funding for 75 arts groups throughout the city.

A Galway family history with global echoes

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A FASCINATING documentary by Billy Murray premieres next week in Monivea and Nun’s Island Theatre. A Curious Burial Arrangement tells the story of cousins Rosamond and Kathleen Ffrench, last scions of the dynasty of Monivea Castle, interwoven with that of Billy’s mother Mary, who was a history teacher in Galway.

 

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