GALWAY

Galway's Illuminate Herstory programme is curated by Dani Gill and commissioned by Galway City Arts office.

 
 
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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. 


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“I’VE NEVER HEARD OF HER?”

Venue: 56 CENTRAL

FRIDAY 6TH JANUARY, 6PM-10PM

ART, FOOD, LIVE MUSIC, AND DRAMATIC RECITALS BY ACTORS REPRESENTING HISTORIC, FORGOTTEN WOMEN OF IRELAND.

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NOLLAIG NA MBAN OPEN MIC

IN ASSOCIATION WITH GALWAY 2020

VENUE: THE CORNSTORE

SATURDAY 7TH JANUARY, 2-4PM


HERSTORY RECITAL

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.