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Press Release – MSPI Award

MSPI AWARD - Highest Standard for Museums Dublin Castle 11/07/17 Galway City Museum is one of four museums that have just been officially awarded full accreditation under the Heritage Council's Museum Standards Programme for Ireland.  Dublin Castle State Apartments, Galway City Museum, Highlanes Gallery in Drogheda, and Rathfarnham Castle achieved the highest standard in recognition of [...]

Press Release – MSPI Award 2017-09-18T11:07:20+00:00

Press Release – Experts Choice Award

WINNER 2017 EXPERT'S CHOICE AWARD Galway City Museum is among the winners of the 2017 Experts' Choice Award from TripExpert. The Award recognizes the best attractions around the world based on reviews by journalists and professional travel writers. Less than 2% of all attractions worldwide receive this award. With positive reviews from reviewers like Afar Magazine, Michelin Guide and Lonely Planet, [...]

Press Release – Experts Choice Award 2017-09-18T11:09:30+00:00

Stone Axehead

Stone Axehead Large flat limestone axehead with sharpened edge from near Monivea, Co. Galway. Donation Museum Reg. GCMD2014:003 Location: Storage

Stone Axehead 2017-09-19T14:17:38+00:00

Silver Cup on Wooden Base Inscribed with ‘1909, Presented to Royal Galway Yacht Club

Silver Cup inscribed with ‘1909, Presented to Royal Galway Yacht Club' Silver cup on a wooden base inscribed with ‘1909, Presented to Royal Galway Yacht Club, by the, Commodore Rt. Hon Lord Headley, for, Sailing record of this season’. Numerous other inscriptions around the cup detail the names of boats, their owners, sailors [...]

Silver Cup on Wooden Base Inscribed with ‘1909, Presented to Royal Galway Yacht Club 2017-11-01T10:47:02+00:00

Souvenir Programme for the An Tostal International Boxing Event at the Savoy Cinema

Souvenir Programme for the An Tostal International Boxing Event at the Savoy Cinema, Galway Souvenir programme for the An Tostal International Boxing event at the Savoy Cinema, Galway, 13 April, 1953 Donation Museum Reg. GCM2014:002:027 Location: Storage

Souvenir Programme for the An Tostal International Boxing Event at the Savoy Cinema 2017-11-01T12:53:41+00:00

Gordon Cup

Gordon Cup Gordon Cup with an inscription on it is as follows:THE GORDON CUP, PRESENTED TO, THE ROYAL GALWAY YACHT CLUB, BY, James Gordon Esq..1927 and subsequently awarded to L. Oldham (BOW), R. Rooney (STR) and C. Wilson (COX) for rowing. Donation Museum Reg. GCM2013:006 Location: Storage   [...]

Gordon Cup 2017-06-14T14:34:26+00:00

Galway Lawn Tennis Club Silver Cup

Galway Lawn Tennis Club Silver Cup Galway Lawn Tennis Club silver cup awarded to W O’Reilly and D.C.C. Dunlop for the Open Men’s Doubles in 1913. The cup was produced by West and Son, Dublin. Donation Museum Reg. GCM2011:006:016 Location: Storage  

Galway Lawn Tennis Club Silver Cup 2017-06-14T14:27:54+00:00