Search Results for 'The Galway Archaeological and Historical Society'

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Public lecture on building castles in Connacht

The west of Ireland contains most of the country’s mediaeval castles, some built by the Irish, but most were constructed by the Normans.

Public talk on the Protestant missions to Connemara

For nearly a century the Protestant denominations in Ireland set up missions in Connemara. Many were about winning converts, but others sought to help the communities they encountered.

Galway - embraced by Dr Strangelove?

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Week II

Russia had its eye on Galway

If anyone thought that all a country need do to preserve its freedom when its neighbours are at war is to proclaim its neutrality, then they have only to look hard at what happened to several European countries at the beginning of World War II. Ladies and gentleman of the whinge brigade, neutrality isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.

 

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