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9th Oct 2023
to 31st Jan 2024

Age Range
9-12 , 13-18 and/or All ages

Westside Library

Seamus Quirke Road

Old Galway Exhibition

An exhibition of over 40 photographs of Galway city, Old Galway, will be exhibited in schools and libraries across Galway City, accompanied by talks from Tom Kenny, and creative workshops that engage children, young people, and the general public with Galway’s history.

Curated by local historian Tom Kenny, the images depict a social history of Galway city in the late 19th and 20th centuries. Photographs of various city streets including Quay Street and Cross Street, market scenes, old shops and residences, workers, sporting activities and transport are all represented.

Tom Kenny has been a local historian in Galway for most of his life and this year sees the celebration of his fiftieth year writing weekly Old Galway columns on the city’s history for the Galway Advertiser newspaper.

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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