Winner of the City Girl Win-A-Car Competition, Miss Kathleen O'Reilly, Corrandrum, Cummer, being presented with the keys by Mr. P.J. Conlon, Managing Director, G.T.M. Traders Ltd and City Girl, Galway. Also in the picture is Mr. Sean Ashe, Sales Manager, Western Motors Ltd., Galway.

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 Mysterious visitor The Co. Clare police have arrested a man who entered Crabbe Island, in a sheltered inlet of Galway Bay, near Doolin, in a collapsible board, and who declared that he had escaped from...
Most memories of the Spring of 2018 will return to Storm Emma on March 1 last that coated our fields with snow. JOE O’SHAUGHNESSY took this lovely shot of a Charolais cow and calf on the farm of Bart Keane at Keeraun, Rahoon in the aftermath of Emma.

Good riddance at last to one cold and angry Winter

Country Living with Francis Farragher Shortly after I had watched Roscommon winning the Division 2 League title against Cavan in Croke Park on Easter Sunday, there was a chill in my bones that told me...
Conor McNamara: “When you started going into what happened in Galway, there was so little information published. I couldn’t get hold of books that told the story,” he says. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Realities of war

Lifestyle - Historian Conor McNamara’s new book, War and Revolution in the West of Ireland; Galway 1913-1922, aims to replace the glory with the gory – focusing on the realities of war not the...
TG4’s weather girl Cáitlín Nic Aoidh got an early sample of the delights on offer at TouRRoir in Galway later this month from chef JP McMahon and Margaret Jeffares of Good Food Ireland. Photo: Andrew Downes, xposure.

Putting food on menu for tourists

Lifestyle - A global forum in NUI Galway at the end of this month, which will look at the links between food, tourism and culture, has attracted leading figures from across the world to...
The organising committee of the St. Joseph's College, Carna P.P.U. dinner in the Great Southern Hotel, Galway in January 1969, were (seated, from left): Aileen Geoghegan (secretary), Bairbre Ní Ghaora, Bríd Ní Ghaora, Máire Bean Ní Ghaora (Patron), Gabrielle Nic Fhlannchadha (Treasurer). Standing: Padraig Mac Oireachtaigh, Rev. Sister Pius, Sean Ó Ceoinn (chairman), Michael Mac Oireachtaigh and Martias De Burca.

Galway In Days Gone By

Conscription protest At the meeting of the Galway Urban Council on Thursday, a resolution was proposed by Mr. Silke protesting against the application of the Man-Power Bill to Ireland. Mr. Silke said as that was their...
Boys who were Confirmed by the Bishop of Galway, Dr Michael Browne, in Kinvara in 1969.

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 Shooting Another shooting outrage occurred on Sunday night at Kilroe, Drumgriffin, near the residence of Mr. J.G. Alcorn, J.P. On the night, after ten o’clock, William Burke, steward in Mr. Alcorn’s employment, was returning from...


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