Nollaig 2016's Blog Posts Tagged 'Galway' (3)

Royal Tara Giftware in Galway, Ireland's City of the Tribes

For over 50 years, fine bone china table and giftware have been synonymous with Royal Tara Giftware in Galway, Ireland's City of the Tribes. A prosperous merchant town in the 16th century, when it was run by 14 successful merchant families, Galway is today a vibrant university city and…

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Added by Nollaig 2016 on November 16, 2016 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

'Let's Get Back to Focus': A Letter From Toni Maguire to Members

To Whom It May Concern,

The revelations surrounding the potential burial of infants and children at the Tuam Mother and Baby Home in Galway has resonated around the world and shocked our global community. We protest at the horror of it and demand justice for those who were the most vulnerable in Irish society at a time when such violation of basic civil rights…

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Added by Nollaig 2016 on June 28, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

The "Claddagh" Ring. By W. DILLON* taken from the Journal (June 1903) of Galway Archaeological and Historical Society

The "Claddagh" Ring.

By W. DILLON*

Eings the device of which consists of two hands clasped in

sign of friendship are common. And the same may be said of

rings with a heart for the device. The emblematic character is

pretty obvious in either case. The ring worn locally by the peas-

antry as a wedding-ring, and…

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Added by Nollaig 2016 on August 9, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

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