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Exhibition- Laval Nugent – Warrior and Art Collector

June 27 @ 3:30 pm - September 30 @ 12:00 am

Details

Start:
June 27 @ 3:30 pm
End:
September 30 @ 12:00 am

Venue

Foyer the Hardiman Research Building
Ireland

Organizer

Liz McConnell
Email:
liz.mcconnell@nuigalway.ie

 

This exhibition developed by the Archaeological Museum in Zagreb and the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia celebrates the life and legacy of Irishman, Count Laval Nugent of Westmeath.  Laval Nugent was Irish by birth, a field marshal in the Austrian Army, a negotiator during the Napoleonic Wars, a Croatian national hero and a passionate art collector.

 

This exhibition is part of a programme of events highlighting the links between the cities of Galway, Ireland and Rijeka, Croatia – both European Capitals of Culture in 2020.