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Culture Night in Galway City Museum

Galway City Museum will celebrate Culture Night tomorrow evening with a series of short talks covering all aspects of Galway history.

The American Hotel, Eyre Square, c1940

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The O’Sullivan family first came to Eyre Square in 1765. They took over a thatched house which had been rented by a family named Glynn from their landlord, who was one of the Eyres. The premises has been in the O’Sullivan family since. They set up a bar and grocery business, and it seems they always had rooms to let. By the time this photograph was taken c1940, they also had a travel agency which represented the Holland America Line, the Cunard White Star Line and the Greek Line (there were not too many commercial flights then). It was obviously the reason why they called the premises ‘The American Hotel’. It turned out to be an astute choice of name as they always had a lot of American guests.

Discover local history research at Coole

Coole Park will host a course on local history publications over the coming weeks as part of the Coole Spring Culture and Heritage Programme.

Music, heritage, and sean nós at Coole

Coole Park will play host to a special event on the prehistoric, Celtic, and early medieval musical instruments of Ireland this evening (Thursday) as part of the Coole Spring Programme.

 

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