Saturday, August 25, 2007

Heritage Week in Galway Libraries

Heritage Week will run from 25th August – 2nd September 2007. In Ireland Heritage Week is co-ordinated by the Heritage Council with support from the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government.
Each year many national and hundreds of local community organisations participate by organising events throughout the country. There is something to appeal to almost everyone and the main aim is to build awareness of our built, natural and cultural heritage thereby encouraging its conservation and preservation. The following events are taking place in Galway Libraries:

Heritage Morning at Gort Library, St. Colman’s Old Church of Ireland
at 11.30am Sat. 1st Sept.
"Reflections on Gort Past & Present"
Exhibition of Old Photographs
Guest Speaker: Tom Hannon, followed by an opportunity to mingle and share memories of Gort.

An exhibition of drawings and photographs of various houses,streets and people from the 1800's to the present,which are relevant to this area.
Organised by the Archaeological and Historical Society of Uí-Mháine and Ballinasloe Public Library and taking place in the Ballinasloe Library from the 25/08/2007 - 02/09/2007

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