Master of Victorian Sculpture & Eyre Square

When: Saturday, 26 May, 2018

The O’Connell Monument in Dublin is widely considered to be the finest work of Irish sculptor John Henry Foley, who was born 200 years ago this week. But how many Galwegians know that Eyre Square was once adorned with a statue by this master of Victorian sculpture?

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Eyre Square

Lifeways of Gaelic Learned Families

When: Saturday, 7 April, 2018

On Saturday 7 April, at 2.30pm, NUIG Professor Elizabeth FitzPatrick will give an illustrated talk at Galway City Museum on the lives and work of these hereditary learned classes, which were somewhat unique functionaries in European society of the time.

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Law school building on the O'Davoren Estate, Burren, Co. Clare. Courtesy of Elizabeth FitzPatrick

Drowned landscapes of the Galway Coast

When: Monday, 13 March, 2017

The next GAHS lecture by the renowned archaeologist and member of the society Michael Gibbons "The Drowned landscapes of the Galway Coast: Stone Boats, Sub-sea Roads and Ambergris" will place in the Harbour Hotel on Monday March 13 at 8.00pm. This promises to be a very interesting evening.

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Galway Bay on the Wild Atlantic Way of Ireland