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Six lectures, briefly noted below, will be presented during the day. An exhibition relating to the Connaught Rangers who were killed in 1917 in France and Flanders will be on display, and there will be a number of books for sale relating to the social and political change in Ireland during this period.
Tickets cost €10 and include tea/coffee and a light lunch.
A state of desolation – poverty and living conditions in Co. Galway in the decade before independence, with Conor McNamara
'No local industry shall be disturbed' – life and work in Galway in 1917, with John Cunningham
Sources in Galway County Council Archives – reflecting social conditions and political change in 1917, with Patria McWalter
Irish policemen and the First World War, with Jim Herlihy
A typical Irish parish in the Great War, with Ger O’Meara
What it says in the papers – local news in Co. Galway over the course of 1917, with Steve Dolan