News from County Galway

Killererin – A Parish History

When: Friday, 8 January, 2016

It features indepth chapters on the archaeology of the area, the townlands, the military and ecclesiastical history as well as an examination of education and trade through the years.  

Killererin (Galway)
Killererin a parish history Barnaderg Castle

Ardchrois an Spidéil (High Cross of Spiddal)

When: Thursday, 10 September, 2015

Ardchrois an Spidéil is 8.5 ft (2.6 metres) high and weights approx 700Kgs (3/4 tonne). It is designed in the tradition of the Irish ‘penal’ crosses and is executed in rose granite quarried in Clochmór, Baile na hAbhann.

Spiddal (Galway)
Cill-Éinde-2015 © Cois Fharraige.ie

Celtic Revival Art Collection

When: Sunday, 9 August, 2015

The museum collection includes embroidered banners designed by Jack B. Yeats and created by the Dun Emer Guild (which included the Yeats sisters), as well as art by Sarah Purser, and Evie Hone.

Loughrea (Galway)

Tuam and Brisbane Connect

When: Friday, 22 May, 2015

Brisbane and Tuam connected this month when Rick Estella and his wife Elizabeth traveled to the north Galway town to visit the place where Rick's great, great, grandfather, Stephen Phillips worked on the railway. 

Tuam (Galway)
Mens Shed Group

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