Looking to do something new this Sunday? How about a TANDEM BEACH CLEAN?? If you interested in clean beaches and saving our Galway Bay marine life join Harriet Dundon from Galway City Museum, on Grattan Beach, Salthill, on Sunday 2nd of February at 1:30pm. This beach clean will be in collaboration with Flossie and the [...]
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Re-discover the captivating story of Paul Strzelecki, a Polish humanitarian who saved over 200,000 children during the Great Irish Famine A Forgotten Polish Hero of the Great Irish Famine: Paul Strzelecki’s Struggle to Save Thousands" This exhibition presented by the Polish Embassy in Dublin explores the fascinating life and achievements of one of the great [...]
Memorial unveiling to African-American champion boxer, Tom Mollineaux buried in Galway A 200-year-old promise was fulfilled in Galway yesterday (Wednesday 18th December) as the final resting place of freed slave and champion bare-knuckle boxer Tom Molineaux was commemorated with a headstone, unveiled by none other than the undisputed World Boxing Champion, Katie Taylor. The ceremony [...]
Museum Offers Once-in-a-lifetime Opportunity! 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 [...]
Fáilte Ireland announces over €6.6 million for 'transformative' new Atlantic Museum Galway On Friday, 11th October 2019 Fáilte Ireland announced that they would be investing over €6.6million to develop a 'transformative' new state-of-the-art museum. This will be the single biggest Fáilte Ireland investment for a tourist attraction that will ‘transform the Spanish Arch district of Galway' according to Fáilte [...]