News from Ireland


When: Thursday, 19 October, 2017

Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and Chair of the National Famine Commemoration Committee, has announced that next year's National Famine Commemoration will take place on Saturday, 12th May 2018 in University College Cork.  The focal point of the 2

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County Galway 101 Interesting Facts

When: Thursday, 24 August, 2017

The book will guide you through the lives of famous Galway people and their contribution to world changing events. County Galway’s history, music, nature, sports, geographical interests and famous sights are all waiting for you to explore.

County Galway 101 Interesting Facts

The Freebird Club - over 50s Social & Travel

When: Tuesday, 11 July, 2017

The Freebird Club is the Dublin based start-up which aims to disrupt the traditional notion of ageing by mobilizing and fostering connections between older people, and championing a new ‘caring approach’ to the sharing economy.

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Personal objects - historical artefacts

When: Wednesday, 31 May, 2017

Evidence can come in many formats – documents, receipts from a wedding breakfast or funeral wake, letters post-cards and telegrams, old photos and cine-camera footage, newspaper cuttings, and artefacts – the simple mementoes we keep to remind us of key life events.

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When: Monday, 3 April, 2017 was created as part of an effort to engage new residents of Claregalway with the community and history surrounding them. You can learn more about the effort by clicking on the link below that will take you to the website.

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