The History of Tuam for Children (Tuam)

Patricia King-Callaghan

Artist Rachel Varden will carry out 3 workshops in An Gaelscoil Iarfhlatha, Tuam with children.

The art projects are in conjunction with ‘The History of Tuam for Children’ and include paintwork and sculptures of Tuam’s High Cross, King Rory O’Connor, River Nanny, Saint Jarlath & The Broken Wheel and An Gorta Mór Famine Pots. The finished work will then be displayed in shop fronts in Tuam as a children’s historical art trail throughout the week running up to Culture Night.

The events on Culture Night will include:

From 5pm to 7pm outdoor at King Rory O’Connor Park, off Shop Street, Tuam – local writer Patricia King-Callaghan will read her own original stories of ‘The History of Tuam for Children’ such as Saint Jarlath & The Broken Wheel, Saint Jarlath’s Holy Well, The High Cross of Tuam, Little Mill & The Miller’s House and King Rory O’Connor.

After the reading the children can take part in an art and craft workshop led by Rachel Varden.

An Gaelscoil Iarfhlatha, Tír An Chóir, Vicarschoral, Tuam, Co. Galway, H54 CC80

King Rory O’Connor Park, Tuam, Co. Galway

Genres: Arts | Crafts | Traditional Skills, History, Spoken Word, Storytelling | Oral History, Visual Arts (Painting, Photography, sculpture, Digital Art, Print, etc)
Age Suitability: Ages 8 – 18
Facilities: Parking
Features: Family friendly, Wheelchair accessible
Address: Townparks (4th Division), Doogra, Tuam, Co. Galway, Ireland
Phone: 0868931319
Locations: Galway County
Event Start Time (pm)
5 pm
Event End Time (pm)
7 pm