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November 2019

Monthly Genealogy Meetup

November 12, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Old Girls’ School, Corrandulla, Old Girls School, Carrowbeg South
Co. Galway, Galway Ireland
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Our first monthly Genealogy Meetup will take place on Tuesday 12 November at 8pm in the Heritage Room. All with an interest in family history are invited to come along.

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Dr Christy Cunniffe: Religious and Secular Iconography on 18th- and 19th-century Funerary Monuments

November 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Old Girls’ School, Corrandulla, Old Girls School, Carrowbeg South
Co. Galway, Galway Ireland
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Dr Christy Cunniffe will deliver a lecture entitled “A discussion of the Religious and Secular Iconography found on 18th- and 19th-century Funerary Monuments" in the AHS Heritage Room at the Old Girls' School, Corrandulla on Tuesday 26 November at 8pm. Christy is employed as Community Archaeologist by the Heritage Office of Galway County Council through the Galway Community Archaeology Advisory Project, with the brief of creating greater public awareness about archaeology. All are welcome to attend. There is no charge…

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December 2019

Monthly Genealogy Meetup

December 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Old Girls’ School, Corrandulla, Old Girls School, Carrowbeg South
Co. Galway, Galway Ireland
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Our December Genealogy Meetup will take place on Tuesday 10 December at 8pm in the Heritage Room. All are welcome!

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January 2020

Genealogy Evening

January 22, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Old Girls’ School, Corrandulla, Old Girls School, Carrowbeg South
Co. Galway, Galway Ireland
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Our next genealogy evening takes place on Wednesday 22 January at 8pm in the Heritage Room. As well as the usual tea and chat, we'll have brief talks by Irene McGoldrick on the Kavanagh family of Coteenty and Paul Greaney on the Greaney family of Kilgill/Bunatober.

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February 2020

February Talk: The Anglo-Norman Lynches of Galway, Paul McNulty

February 7, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Old Girls’ School, Corrandulla, Old Girls School, Carrowbeg South
Co. Galway, Galway Ireland
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We are delighted to welcome Prof. Paul McNulty for a lecture on the Anglo-Norman Lynches of Galway, on Friday 7 February at 8pm in the Heritage Room. Paul McNulty is convinced that genealogy provides a gateway not only to local and family history but also to national history. He supports this assertion through the study of the Anglo-Norman Lynches who settled in Galway. It was an inspired choice because the Lynches left behind a legacy of involvement in Irish society…

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Townlands Workshop

February 19, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Old Girls’ School, Corrandulla, Old Girls School, Carrowbeg South
Co. Galway, Galway Ireland
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We will have a townlands workshop on Wednesday 19 February at 8pm in the Heritage Room, Old Girls’ School, Corrandulla, aimed at furthering our project on researching townlands in the parish. Pages have been drafted for several townlands – see http://annaghdownheritage.ie/townlands/. All are welcome to attend – attendees are asked to bring along a laptop if possible.   RESOURCES Townland volunteer list: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1SxtFyKNhJx3w8Jf8Ong3sqT_h2kXJpK0D7UalgvAzKc/edit?usp=sharing Template:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1qBNq3t5z_x9FZFZjA2SXbzS1tOVseKIE4eGXuPIcfFk/edit?usp=sharing. It may be easier to select ‘File’, ‘Make a copy’ and edit the file in your…

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Genealogy Evening

February 26, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Old Girls’ School, Corrandulla, Old Girls School, Carrowbeg South
Co. Galway, Galway Ireland
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Our next genealogy evening takes place on Wednesday 26 February at 8pm. The evening will include the following brief family history talks: - Paddy Scully on Scullys of Woodpark - Ronan Coy on Moylans of Farmerstown

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October 2020

Annual General Meeting 2020

October 7, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Virtual Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Annaghdown Heritage Society will take place (virtually) on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 8pm on Google Meet. Please contact us via email if you wish to join, and we will send you the link. The Agenda for the meeting is as follows: 1. Minutes of Previous AGM 2. Matters Arising 3. Chairperson's Report 4. Secretary's Report 5. Treasurer's Report 6. PRO's Report 7. Election of Officers 8. Any Other Business The ongoing Covid situation has…

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November 2020

The Land Question in North Galway, 1920, Johnny Burke

November 18, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Virtual Meeting
Castlehacket House, Colorized

Our next event takes place on Wednesday 18 November at 8pm via Google Meet. Johnny Burke will give a talk on The Land Question in North Galway, 1920. In 1920 Dáil Éireann had established itself as an alternative administration to British rule with its own army, and the vast majority of County Councils had declared their allegiance to Dáil Éireann. Widespread attacks on RIC barracks resulted in the withdrawal of the police from rural to urban areas. While the national…

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December 2020

Workshop: Recording Field Names with Meitheal Logainm

December 2, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Virtual Meeting

Annaghdown and Donaghpatrick-Kilcoona heritage societies will host a joint workshop on Recording Field Names with Meitheal Logainm (https://meitheal.logainm.ie/), on Wednesday 2 December at 8pm. The workshop will be facilitated by Joe McGinley, who has extensive experience in using Meitheal Logainm in the Galway area. All are welcome to attend. The event will be held virtually via Google Meet at meet.google.com/qiw-bxep-hnh. All are welcome to attend.

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