Introducing this website

This website is a repository for and celebration of the decade of commemorations. The events of the decade between 1913 and 1923 were momentous and defining ones.  It was the decade that influenced relationships for a generation and was a period which saw the achievement of Irish independence and the foundation of our State. Here you can browse through photos, memories, stories and historical information related to the subject.


Galway County Council and the National Museum of Ireland wish to thank the individuals and groups who have contributed to Galway 1916 Memory Map Project capacity and wish to acknowledge their endeavours and commitment to this important heritage initiative for the County of Galway.


The views and opinions expressed in the recordings on this website are those of the individual speakers and do not necessarily reflect the opinion, official policy or position of Galway County Council and/or the National Museum of Ireland

All data provided on this site is for informational purposes only.

This website makes no representations as to accuracy, completeness, correctness, suitability, or validity of any information on this site and Galway County Council and the National Museum of Ireland will not be liable for any errors, omissions, delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from display or use of this website.

About us

This website is created by Galway County Council Heritage Office in partnership with the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life. If you’re interested in getting involved please contact us.

Contributing to the site

You can add a comment about anything on the website by clicking on the ‘Add a comment’ link at the bottom of each page. You can also submit your own photos, stories or information to the site by using our contribution form.

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