Welcome to the website for Galway History Festival 2019. You can find information about our events by using the tabs, or download the full programme here.

The Festival will open on Thursday, 7 March at 5.30pm in the Aula Maxima, NUI Galway, when Professor Enrico Dal Lago (Head of History, NUI Galway), will introduce the Deputy Mayor of Galway, Cllr Donal Lyons, and refreshments will be served.

Events are free, except where indicated. Please note that capacity in some venues is limited and seating is unreserved and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

You can get in touch with us via email and on Twitter.
twitter: @historyatgalway
email: galwayhistoryfestival@gmail.com

Galway History Festival 2019 is organised by Dr Sarah-Anne Buckley and Dr Kevin O’Sullivan of the Department of History at NUI Galway, in collaboration with Galway City Council and with the support of Creative Ireland.