Galway's Illuminate Herstory programme is curated by Dani Gill and commissioned by Galway City Arts office.
LAUNCH OF LIGHT INSTALLATION AT LYNCH’S CASTLE
FRIDAY 6TH JANUARY, 5.30pm
VENUE: LYNCH'S CASTLE, SHOP STREET
Speakers include JAMES C. HARROLD, Galway City Arts Officer; DANI GILL, Illuminate Herstory curator; and poet ELAINE FEENEY.
There will be two different image themes: one night of contemporary photography by Julia Dunin, and one night of historical images including: Alice Perry, Ireland’s first female civil engineer, the women of the Galway fishmarket, and Queen Maeve.
NOLLAIG NA MBAN OPEN MIC
IN ASSOCIATION WITH GALWAY 2020
VENUE: THE CORNSTORE
SATURDAY 7TH JANUARY, 2-4PM
VENUE: THE MICK LALLY THEATRE, DRUID LANE
SATURDAY 7TH JANUARY, 6PM
MCS: AOIBHEANN McCANN and DANI GILL
PRESENTERS: EMILY DONOHUE (SINGER/SONGWRITER), LIZ QUIRKE (POET) & ÓRFHLAITH FOYLE (WRITER), AND MARY CLANCY (HISTORIAN/RESEARCHER, NUIG) presenting from research entitled: ‘PATH BREAKING WOMEN’.
BRUNCH NA MBAN, at KAI CAFÉ AND RESTAURANT, SEA ROAD
SUNDAY 8TH JANUARY, 12NOON-3PM
RECIPES INSPIRED BY LOCAL, WELL KNOWN GALWAY FEMALES, COOKED BY CHEF AND OWNER JESS MURPHY.