Travellers’ Journey, a new temporary exhibition about Traveller life and traditions in the west of Ireland, is open now on Level D of the exhibition galleries. Some of the key objects on display include a jacket worn by boxer Francis Barrett at the 1996 Summer Olympics; a model barrel top wagon; a tie belonging to Martin Ward, Tuam’s first Traveller mayor; beady pockets traditionally worn by Traveller women; and artworks by Leeane McDonagh. The exhibition runs until May 2019. Admission is free.
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