Category: HISTORY

Barbie captured around Mayo and Galway | Fantasy Animation, VR 360 around

Barbie in Mayo, VR 360 | Plastic doll animated after shifting her beetle car under the bridge to engage with the spirit of Bangor Rug Tree

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A Government Office

A Government Office BY NDREK GJINI The carpet here is tired and worn as my neighbor’s old winter coat. The dead legs of the officer’s desk like four exclamation marks (!!!!) In the middle of them his two legs as two capital ( L) letters. Above them his two furtive hands move over and under that desk, constantly. Over the desk; the mask is never lifted. https://ndrekgjini.com/2015/07/11/ndrek-gjini-the-death-of-night/

Bonnie Roy towed out from the Quay after 12 years

A reportage from the night when Bonnie Roy, Claddagh Culture Boat was towed towards the future. Historical fishing boat Bonnie Roy was moved for reconstruction after 12 years docking in the same spot in Claddagh Quay in Galway. Operation lead by the team of local fishermen Angels Tours and Galway Fiberglas took place during February 2017 full moon night…

GALWAY CITY MUSEUM Saturday, 22 October, 2pm – 4pm TALK & READINGS: Revolutionary Poetry

GALWAY CITY MUSEUM Saturday, 22 October, 2pm – 4pm TALK & READINGS: Revolutionary Poetry. The 1916 Rising is often referred to as a ‘poet’s revolution’. Taking this as her starting point, poet Emily Cullen PhD, will introduce the work of international poets of revolution – historic and contemporary – including Anna Akhmatova, Osip Mandelstam and Rafeef Ziadah. After that Galway-based Albanian poet Ndrek Gjini MA, who lived through the oppressive Enver Hoxha regime in the 1980s, will talk about Communism in the Balkans in the middle of the 20th Century and will discuss the work of Visar Zhiti and Vaclav Havel. He also will read from his work. All Are Welcome!

Book Launch, Adrian Frazier’s THE ADULTEROUS MUSE, launched by Tom Kilroy, 5.30PM, 10 October, Moore Institute, NUI Galway Library

Book Launch, Adrian Frazier’s THE ADULTEROUS MUSE, launched by Tom Kilroy, 5.30PM, 10 October, Moore Institute, NUI Galway Library

Gaynor Kane – Eight poems about the infants that died in the Bon Secours Mother and Baby home in Tuam

Gaynor Kane – Eight poems about the infants that died in the Bon Secours Mother and Baby home in Tuam

Petition for The Immediate Reinstatement of The Ceannt 1916 Memorial Plaque on Railway Station

Ceannt 1916 Memorial Plaque reinstatement tomorrow Thursday 4th February at the Mechanics Institute in Galway