Events from County Galway

Clifden Tradfest 2016

When: Thursday, 31 March, 2016

The 7th Annual Clifden Traditional Music Festival will take place next weekend from the 31st March – 3rd April in Clifden, Connemara, Co. Galway. It will play host to a host of top quality musicians, signers and dancers.

Clifden (Galway) Galway
Clifden Tradfest 2015

From Colonial State to Free State - What they Said...

When: Thursday, 3 March, 2016

Galway County Council Archives presents an exhibition of documents from its collections illustrating an extraordinary period in Ireland's history, more relevant especially during this year that marks the centenary of the Easter Rising 1916


1916 Digitisation event in Killeeneen

When: Thursday, 25 February, 2016

Killeeneen National Schoo lis hosting a Heritage Day on Thursday 25th February (the day before the General Election) from 2 to 5 pm as part of Beo, the most extensive Irish schools based heritage project since the 1937 Folklore Commission.

Killeeneen (Galway) Galway
Killeeneen National School. 1980. Paddy Mahon's Retirement​

Dr Conor McNamara Lecture

When: Thursday, 18 February, 2016

This lecture will examine the emergence of IRA flying columns composed of young rural fighters in north Galway in the late winter of 1920.

Tuam (Galway) Galway
Old Tuam Society Logo