As part of Heritage Week activities in Galway the Dáil100 exhibition is on display at Galway County Council. The exhibition is open to all between 9am-4pm Monday to Friday from 19 August to 13 September 2019.
The exhibition features photos from the period and outlines the many ways in which the work of Dáil Éireann has developed since the first public meeting of Dáil Éireann on 21 January 1919. Iconic images have been selected to chart important moments in Irish society and explain how they shaped the State today.
Did you know that the four elected representatives for Galway were to the fore at the meeting of the first Dáil on 21 January 1919? They were Pádraic Ó Máille (Connemara, the constituency also included Galway city), Bryan Cusack (North Galway), Galway's 1916 Rising leader Liam Mellows (East Galway), and Frank Fahy (South Galway).