With more than 100 scheduled events per annum, Galway City Museum’s programme of events caters for a variety of audiences and interests, comprising gallery tours, illustrated talks, art and craft workshops, art classes and evening lectures. Download a copy of our current programme HERE or pick up a hardcopy from the museum.
ILLUSTRATED TALK: Revolution & the Ballot Box – the 1918 Election in Co. Galway
December 15, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm| Free
On 14 December 1918, voters across Ireland and Britain went to the polls with the result that Sinn Féin, led by many veterans of the 1916 Rising, swept aside the Irish Parliamentary Party and declared Irish independence. Join Dr Conor McNamara, historian and author of War & Revolution in the West of Ireland: Galway, 1913–1922, as he discusses the election in Co. Galway.