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Galway’s Great Read 2019: Pumps, Piers and Potholes…120 years of Local Government

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Bringing together a varied and interesting range of events this month to commemorate 120 years of Irish local government, Galway's Great Read will see a month-long series of free talks, seminars and exhibitions take place in various venues around the county.

Delving into magic with TULCA

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Tomorrow evening, Friday, November 1, sees the launch of the 17th TULCA Festival of Visual Arts at the Festival Gallery in William Street, formerly An Post’s sorting office.

TULCA visual arts fest opens next week

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THE FORMER An Post sorting facility off William Street, recently refurbished into an exhibition space for the Galway International Arts Festival, will be the main gallery for the TULCA Festival of Visual Arts in November.

Extraordinary Tuam fossil to be unveiled next week

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An extraordinary and very rare fossil type, dating from around 340 million years ago, and discovered in a wall in Tuam, will be put on public display on Monday September 30.

The Columban Hall

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The Columban Hall is described as a bizarre high-Victorian building with a gabled facade of opus incertum with a small porch, polychrome arches to the windows, a star shaped west window, and a curious chunky top-knot. It was originally built as a Congregational Church, designed by Raffles Brown and completed in 1863. Our photograph (courtesy of the National Library) was taken just a few years later.

Home Instead Galway hosts free dementia workshops in the community

Home Instead Senior Care Galway and local libraries are hosting a series of free Dementia Workshops this September, which is World Alzheimer’s Month.

Seamus Carter, athlete, Gaeilgóir, patriot

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Seamus Carter was a fluent Irish speaker who was a member of the Gaelic League since its inception. He was the secretary of the Oireachtas when it was held in Galway in 1913, the famous photograph of which hangs in the Town Hall.

 

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