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Museum offers rare opportunity to view O’Davoren manuscript

Galway City Museum currently have on loan, for a short time only, one of the most important medieval Irish legal manuscripts ever written called The Book of O’Davoren. It was written in the Irish-language by scribes between 1564 and 1570 for the Co. Clare lawyer Donal O’Davoren, much of it at the MacEgan law school, near Tuam, Co. Galway.

Celebrate the Irish harp at Galway City Museum

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THE HARP, Ireland's national instrument, will be celebrated in the Galway City Museum this Saturday from 10.30am, with exhibitions, talks, and concerts.

New Claddagh exhibition at Galway City Museum

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An exhibition of paintings, sketches and photographs of the Claddagh and the Fishmarket at the Spanish Arch opens at the Galway City Museum today (Thursday).

Sustainable living at Galway City Museum

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Galway City Museum is this week rolling out the last of the very popular Sustainable Living Series which was funded by Creative Ireland. The aim of the series is to give participants practical tips on how to adopt a more sustainable model of living and to encourage them to start taking small steps to Refuse, Rethink, Reduce, Reuse, Repair, Recycle and Rot.

Learn how to support a sustainable lifestyle

A new series of workshops will offer Galwegians practical tips on how to adopt a more sustainable model of living.

Galway to mark centenary of 1918 election

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In the UK general election of 1918 Irish men, and for the first time, Irish women, struck a major blow for Ireland's right to self-determination, by electing 73 Sinn Féin MPs - almost 70 per cent of the vote.

Public lecture on Cumann na mBan at Galway City Museum

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ANY GALWEGIANS possessing a Cumann na mBan badge from the revolutionary era are being asked to bring it to the Galway City Museum which is holding an illustrated talk on the group this weekend.

Recalling Galway's three-in-a-row All-Ireland victories

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GALWAY GAA footballers have won the All-Ireland nine times, but surely its greatest achievement to date has been the magnificent three in a row All-Ireland victories in 1964 and 1965, against Kerry, and in 1966 against Meath.

Life on the Aran Islands in the sixties

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WHEN THE late photographer Bill Doyle first visited the Aran Islands in 1964 and began to photograph the local people, he was capturing a way of life that has since vanished.

Galway City Museum turns ten and it has cake

Galway City Museum is 10 years old and proud to celebrate a decade of success since officially opening in 2007. Building on the work of the previous museum in Comerford House which opened in the 1970s, the current building was established by Galway City Council to further safeguard and promote the cultural heritage of Galway.

 

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