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Tom Mollineaux honoured by World Champion Boxer, Katie Taylor

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 [...]

FÁILTE IRELAND ANNOUNCEMENT

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 [...]

New Gaelic Ireland Exhibition Now Open!

Keepers of the Gael / Caomhnóirí na nGael Culture and Society in Gaelic Ireland, 1200 – 1600AD Keepers of the Gael is an exciting, new, multi-media exhibition which was officially launched by Raghnall Ó Floinn, Former Director, National Museum of Ireland on Tuesday 1st October 2019 at in the museum foyer.  Other speakers included Deputy [...]

New Claddagh Exhibition Now Open!

A Triumph of Unconscious Beauty The Claddagh village, which lends its name to the famous ring, developed on the western shore of the mouth of the River Corrib, outside the walls of medieval Galway. It derives its name from the Irish word cladach, meaning ‘a foreshore’. In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this village [...]


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