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Ballinasloe Historical And Archaeological Society

April 2nd 2003 The Big Houses of Co. Galway
  by Donal Taheny
This lecture examined the Big or Great Houses of the county, with specific reference to the Garbally and other former resisdences of the landlords of the area.

May 2nd 2001 Ballinasloe Relays
  by Eamonn O'Donoghue
A chronological look at the development of the "Ballinasloe Relays", a drama group founded in the 1960s.

April 6th 2001 The Earls of Clancarty
  by Barry Lally
A concise study of the Clancarty Family who dominated Ballinasloe life and developement from 1750 to 1900.

March 10th 2001 Milling through the Ages
  by John Egan
An general look at the rise and fall of the milling trade in Ballinasloe, where five mills were once in full operation.

July 10th 2000 Law and Society in Pre-Famine East Galway
  by Richard McMahon MA  
A detailed analysis of how the courts system replaced the feudal manor house system of justice in the early part of the 19th century and social reactions to this development.

Ballinasloe Historical And Archaeological Society