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Conservation work has begun on two key features of the iconic Kylemore Abbey estate in Connemara - the neo-Gothic Church and the Victorian Walled Gardens.
Galway Community College (GCC) has been serving the educational needs of the people of Galway since 1969 and is situated close to the city centre at Moneenageisha junction. GCC continues to offer a broad range of Level 5 and 6 QQI courses in a variety of disciplines. The courses provided are designed to offer the best in education and training for school leavers and for people wishing to enhance their professional development or to change their career.
The Sisters of Mercy came to Galway on May 1 1840. They started, in extremely difficult circumstances, in Lombard Street with three postulants. The need for uncloistered sisters who would be free to go about the streets and visit the poor in home, hospital, and jail was very great at the time. They were out and about the day after their arrival. An epidemic of cholera had broken out and they helped to nurse the ill and alleviate distress. They quickly prospered to become “Reputedly the best institution that ever was in Galway”.
The Galway International Arts Festival will present a special edition of its popular First Thought talks programme in Kylemore Abbey, Connemara, on Sunday April 12.
Kylemore Abbey will hold a special reunion for all past pupils and staff members this weekend.
Local food producers in Galway have been awarded top honours at this year’s prestigious and hugely-acclaimed Blas na hEireann Irish Food Awards, which were hosted this in Dingle, Co. Kerry over the weekend.
FROM IRISH folk songs and Latin Vespers, the Kylemore Abbey Summer Festival, promises a feast of music throughout the summer in Connemara.
Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden in the heart of Connemara is the ideal destination for a day out with something for all the family to enjoy. Get outdoors and enjoy woodland walks or explore the Victorian gardens, all just an hour from Galway.
Forum Connemara is to approve funding of €200,000 to the Kylemore Trust to establish an education centre in the west wing of Kylemore Abbey.
The Connemara Rough Diamond is a unique adventure race held once a year on June 2 in the heart of wild and rugged Connemara.