Wednesday 4 July 2012

More events for July

Wouldn't you just know it! No sooner had I hit the 'publish' button on this month's Events for July list than a few more great goings on plopped into my Inbox. 
Here they are:

Uisce agus Beatha – Water & Life: Galway Maritime Exhibition : Galway City Heritage Office has organised an exhibition of old photographs associated with maritime and water heritage at Galway City Museum/ Musaem Cathrach. The exhibition coincides with the Volvo Ocean Race (until 8 July) and will continue until September 2012. It will be  officially opened on Thursday 5 July at 3pm by the Mayor of Galway, Terry O’Flaherty. 

 Dingle Historical Society has announced its Summer lecture schedule as follows:
  • The Age of Industry in Dingle Port 1880-1940, with Dan Graham. Diseart, Green Street. Friday 13 July, 8pm.
  • Foreign Games and the Founding of the GAA, with Dr Paul Rouse. Diseart, Green Street. Friday 20 July, 8pm.
  • The Irish Headhunter: The Photograph Albums of Charles R. Browne, with CiarĂ¡n Walsh. Dingle Library, Thursday 26 July at 7.30pm.

Family Fiver Friday at Glasnevin Museum!  Every Friday from now until 31 August, families of two adults and two children can take advantage of a combined Museum + Cemetery Tour ticket for just €5. That's a serious saving of €20! For more information and bookings, telephone 01-8826550 or email

Enduring myths and magic of Irish Folklore, with Kerri O'Brien who will explore the enduring myths and magic of Irish Folklore, in particular the figure of the Banshee and other portents of death.  Wednesday 11 July, Irish World Heritage Centre, Manchester. Tel: 0161 202 1200 or email.