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Stone Axehead

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

Stone Axehead2017-09-19T14:17:38+01:00

Altar Frontal

Altar Frontal Detail of an altar frontal embroidered by Sr. Margaret Joyce, completed May 1726. This frontal was used at the Slate Nunnery, Kirwan’s Lane, Galway. The piece depicts the Virgin Mary with Jesus on her lap, flanked by St Dominic and St Catherine. Along the outer edges are many birds and animals [...]

Altar Frontal2017-11-01T11:40:11+00:00

Webley Revolver

Webley Revolver Webley revolver reputedly taken from Black and Tan, Edward Krumm after a shoot-out at Galway Railway Station (now Ceannt Station) on 9 September 1920, during which Volunteer Sean Mulvoy was killed. In the aftermath, the Galway RIC rioted in the town and lynched Volunteer Seamus Quirke. Donation Museum [...]

Webley Revolver2017-08-02T11:50:55+01:00

MUSEUM OPENING TIMES

Galway City Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday on four daily timeslots; 10am, 11:30am, 2:00pm and 3:30pm.  Admission remains FREE but visitors will now require a ticket for their visit. Tickets can be booked online by visiting galwaycitymuseum.ie and will need to be presented either in printed format or on mobile phones at the main entrance to the museum.  In light of Covid-19 the number of visitors will be strictly controlled and those attending will have to adhere to correct social distancing and health and safety protocols so that everyone can enjoy the exhibitions in a safe and comfortable environment.

For any further information contact museum@galwaycity.ie or phone +353 (0)91 532 460. 
 
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