ILLUSTRATED TALK: The Galway Shawl

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Until the mid-twentieth century, women in the West commonly wore the traditional the lightweight knitted or crocheted everyday shawl and the heavier loom-woven so-called ‘Galway shawl’. Join fashion-designer Lou Brennan as she discusses the shawl in a west of Ireland context. Afterwards, bring along your own Galway shawl and share its story.

As places are limited, advance booking is advised – call the museum on (091) 532460.

Suitable for Age 16+ and Adults


MUSEUM OPENING TIMES
Galway City Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday

Visitors will have access to both the ground floor and first floor galleries.  The second floor will remain closed until the new Sea Science exhibition works have been completed.  Admission remains FREE but TICKETS will be an essential requirement. By clicking BOOK TICKET on this page, visitors can choose from one of four daily time slots, 10am; 11.30am, 2pm and 3.30pm. Tickets will need to be presented as a printout OR on your mobile phone at the main entrance.  Visitors are asked to review the museum’s reopening guidelines on Eventbrite when making their booking.

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