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A special parade of sail from Galway takes place tomorrow (Friday) reviving a tradition with twin city Lorient.
The President Michael D Higgins will travel to Galway in September to launch a weekend of celebratory events to mark the 40th anniversary of Galway's twinning with Lorient. The French Ambassador to Ireland Jean-Pierre Thébault will also be in attendance on Friday September 18.
The strong ties that exist between Galway and Lorient in France were remembered and reinforced at the weekend during an official visit by President Michael D Higgins to the Festival Interceltique de Lorient.
An unusual mix of Breton and French food with medieval weaponry will dominate Valentine’s Day proceedings in Galway City Museum this Saturday.
The Galway City Museum is organising a host of history, language, and folklore courses for spring and autumn - the first of which will be a French language course for adults and pre-teens.