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Aspects of East Galway heritage

Aspects of East Galway heritage

East Galway Family History Society CLG
East Galway Family History Society CLG


This project through a series of talks will explore ancestral research using ecclesiastical sources, examine how a town in Galway can utilise its heritage resources while preserving its natural and built heritage and examine the Vernacular Architecture in a townland in the Sliabh Aughties where Ultach migrants settled post 1795.

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Event Details

  • Tuesday, 17th August 2021, 2.00-3.00 pm, Wednesday, 18th August 7.00-8.00 pm, Thursday, 19th August 7.00-8.00 pm
  • Series of talks on 3 different dates: 17th, 18th and 19th August. 1. Tracing your relatives in the religious life in Southeast Galway’ – an exploration of ecclesiastical sources & research difficulties, Declan Kelly MA on 17/8/2021 @ 2-3pm. 2.The Vernacular Architecture of Knockaunaneagh, Loughatorick North Between 1821 and 2021, By Geert Janssen on 18/8/2021 @ 7-8pm 3. Enhancing Ballinasloe's heritage resources while promoting and preserving its natural and built heritage, Declan Kelly, MA on 19/8/2021 @ 7- 8pm. Please email us to register for these events.

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