Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Old Tuam Society Lectures in Tuam Library

September Lecture 2016
Venue: Tuam Library. High St
Date: 22 September 2016 Time: 8:00 pm

The Old Tuam Society is delighted welcome back historian Damien Quinn for our first lecture of the 2016-17 season. Damien's talk centres on his great-grandfather Joseph Quinn, a Tuam man who found himself in the 4th Battalion Dublin Brigade under the command of Éamonn Ceannt in Dublin 1916 and later fighting in the countryside around Tuam during the War of Independence 1919-1921.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Some of Galway Library's events For Culture Night 16th of September

A lively bi-lingual evening of spoken and sung word in the beautiful setting of Oranmore Library word from some of Galway's leading literary and musical lights, including Sarah Clancy, Trevor Conway, Adrian White and Martina Flaherty. Bring your own scribbles for the open mic!
Oíche fhilíochta, cheoil agus ealaíne
Address: Oranmore Library, St Marys Church, Main Street, Oranmore, County GalwayUse two fingers to move the map


 CULTURE NIGHT  16/09/2016  Oíche Chultúir 

Oranmore: Fireside Chat on Oranmore during 1916 Rising

·         Time: 8.15pm - 9.15pm
·         Genre: Storytelling
·         Address: Oranmore Library, St Mary's Church, Oranmore, County Galway

8.15 pm - 9.15 pm, Oranmore Library, St Mary's Church, Oranmore
Fireside chat on Oranmore during the 1916 Rising.
Address: Oranmore Library, St Mary's Church, Oranmore, County Galway

  CULTURE NIGHT  16/09/2016  Oíche Chultúir 
Tuam: The Trouble with Fairies

You never know where you might find fairies or what kind of mischief they might get up to.  Join Jay Ryan on a daring adventure for 3-5 year olds and their families.
Address: Tuam Library, High Street, Tuam, County Galway
Tuam: Timeless Tales with Pat the Hat
·         Time: 5.00pm - 5.00pm
·         Genre: Storytelling
·         Tel: 093 24287
·         Address: Tuam Library, Tuam, County Galway
Pat Speight will delight children and adults with storytelling and witty humour. Performances at 1.30 pm, 3.00 pm and 4.00 pm.
Address: Tuam Library, Tuam, County Galway

 CULTURE NIGHT  16/09/2016  Oíche Chultúir 

Leabharlann Thuama – Na Trí Muicíní Beaga

·         Time: 6.00pm - 7.45pm
·         Genre: Irish Language, Performance, Storytelling
·         Tel: 09324287
·         Address: Shop Street, Tuam, Co.Galway

Seó puipéad le Carmel Balfe, dírithe ar pháistí suas go dtí rang a trí. Beidh deis ag na paistí casadh leis na puipéid tar éis an seó.
Puppet show with Carmel Balfe for children up to third class. The children will get a chance to meet the puppets after the show.

Saturday, September 03, 2016

Exhibition by Ken Hall in Gort Library

'The Journey' an exhibition by Ken Hall is opening in Gort Library on 9th of September at 7pm

Friday, August 19, 2016

Loughrea Library - Heritage Week

As part of Heritage Week, which begins on the 20th of August, visitors can Explore the Medieval Heritage of Loughrea
Event Details in Loughrea Library
See the mark the Anglo-Normans left on Loughrea as you explore its streets, town gate, abbey, the only surviving functioning medieval moat in Ireland and other heritage sites. This is a walking tour, you are advised to wear suitable clothing and footwear. Friday 26 - Sunday 28 August, all eyes will be on the medieval town of Loughrea as its hosts 'Loughrea 780', a spectacular free weekend of events at the 3rd annual Loughrea Medieval Festival. The festival is organised by Loughrea Medieval Festival Committee, in partnership with Irish Walled Towns Network & Galway County Council and with support from The Heritage Council, Local Diaspora Engagement Fund, IPB Insurance & Fáilte Ireland.

27th August 14:00 PM to 15:00 PM
Venue Name: Loughrea Library
Address: Church St, Loughrea, Co. Galway, Ireland

Friday, August 05, 2016

Galway Libraries Summer Competition for Children

Summer Competition for Children

Paint or Draw your favourite place in Galway
Write a Poem about your favourite place in Galway.

It can be your street, your home, your school!!...anywhere that you love to go.

All entries with name, age and phone number must be received in Galway City Library by Saturday 27th August