The Galway Lorient Twinning is one of the oldest and most active Franco-Irish twinnings since 1975

Who We Are

The current committee based in Galway involves the following volunteers and enthusiasts:

  • Catherine Gagneux
  • William Cahill
  • Seamus Keady
  • Marian Conneely
  • Aideen McNelis
  • Johnny Shorten

About Lorient


If you’re interested in summer jobs and internships in Lorient please contact us.

(Must be able to speak French B1/B2) 

50 Years!

In 2025 Galway and Lorient will be celebrating 50 years of twinning!

If you have photos, stories, anecdotes to share and suggestions please contact us.

Business Exchanges

Twinning is also about getting locals businesses and best practices.

For more details and suggestions please contact us.

Educational / Academic Exchanges

UBS Université of Bretagne Sud, ATU Galway and University of Galway are looking to expand their exchanges.

For more information and suggestions, please contact us.