The Galway Archaeological and Historical Society (GAHS) was founded in 1900 to promote the study of the archaeology and history of the west of Ireland. Since 1900 the Society has published 64 volumes of its Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society. See our "Journal" tab for details. The first 55 volumes of this journal are also available for purchase on CD-ROM at a cost of €50.00 + post and packing.
The Society also runs a lecture series in Galway City, as well as outings to various sites of interest during the summer. It is also involved in liaison with national and local authorities in relation to heritage matters relating to the City and County of Galway.
We invite you to become a member. All members get a free copy of the GAHS Journal normally issued near the end of the calendar year.
Payment can now be made using your credit card or through your Paypal account. for your convience this subscription occurs annually and is similar to a bank Standing Order.
Some early 19th century cross carvings in Galway - Peadar O’Dowd
The first in the current series of lectures is entitled, Some early 19th century cross carvings in Galway City. It will be given by Mr. Peadar O'Dowd on Monday, 8th September in the Harbour Hotel, Galway at 8pm. …