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By Ebhan Loughlin
A CONCERT of classical music will take place in the Presbyterian Church, Victoria Place, Galway this Tuesday at 1pm.
This year the Presbyterian Church will host an exciting schedule of events in the church over the Art Festival week. The workshops for children will run from Monday August 8 to Friday August 12 from 10am to 12.30pm each day.
In the 19th century Nuns Island was part of the industrial heartland of Galway. The 1911 census tells us that the street comprised two lodging houses, Grace’s Asylum, the Presbyterian Church, a ladies’ school, a fever hospital, Her Majesty’s Prison, a brewery and malt house, St Joseph’s Seminary, two flour mills, a granite works, and the Poor Clares Convent as well as the various residences.
Guided walks of Ballina will take place on July 22, August 12, and August 19 all at 7pm.
In 1845, when Sir Robert Peel was in office, an act was passed providing for the establishment of three Queen’s colleges “In order to supply the want, which has long been felt in Ireland, of an improved academical education, equally accessible to all classes of the community without religious distinction”. Three faculties were established in each… arts, law, and physic (medicine). The colleges were strictly undenominational, and the professors were forbidden by the statutes to make any statement disrespectful to the religious convictions of their classes, or to introduce political or polemical subjects.
Terry Reilly, author of Dear Old Ballina and newly released A Rambling Tour Through Dear Old Ballina, will commence his Ballina Historical Walk Tours on Thursday July 16 at 7pm.