The Bermuda Showband from Loughrea pictured at Silver Strand in 1967. Among the line-up were Brendan Shaughnessy (Vocals), John Colohan (Lead Guitar), Larry Cooley (Second Guitar), John Small (Bass), Noel Donnellan (Trunmpet), Donal Herlihy (Sax/Clarinet), Benedict Donnellan (Trombone) and Paddy Fallon (Drums).

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1918 House tarred A startling occurrence is reported from Athenry, where, on Wednesday night week, the house of Mrs. K. O’Neill, The Square, was tarred. Mrs. O’Neill’s house has been under police supervision since the beginning...
Management and staff of the Irish Metal Industries, Earls Island before its closure in 1987. The factory opened in 1934 and was known to Galwegians as the Ammunitions Factory.

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1918 Cowardly conduct Entering the house of Patrick Burke, farmer, Kilcoona, two armed and disguised men demanded from his sister, the only occupant, where her brother’s gun was, one of them at the same time sending...
The Oranmore camogie team pictured in 1967.

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1918 Shooting outrages Two shooting outrages occurred in Cummer district last week. On Wednesday night, at about 8.45, a shot was fired through the bedroom window of the house of MI. Nolan, Anbally. Beyond the window...
The Connacht rugby team after playing an inter-pro at a muddy Galway Sportsground in 1938.

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1918 Shooting outrages Two shooting outrages occurred at about one o’clock on Thursday morning when the houses of two respectable farmers in Rahoon were fired into. The first house attacked was that of Mr. James Feeney,...
The Moycullen team who defeated St Michael's in the West Board Under 21 football final in 1969, by 2-10 to 0-5. The Moycullen team was: Brendan Hynes, Seamus Clancy, Tom Clancy, P. Gavin, MJ Sullivan, Jim Audley, Brendan Faherty, Tom McLoughlin, Tom Molloy, Peter Lydon, Larry Hurney, Michael Conneely, Larry Darcy, Joe McLoughlin and Patrick Lydon.

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1918 A tragic lesson At Tuam Petty Sessions on Monday, Mrs. Mullens, Tierboy-road, Tuam, was prosecuted in connection with the death of her six months’ old baby, which was recently burned. Mr. Comerford, D.I., did not...
Over sixty members of a new organisation, Cumann Cearta Sibhialta na Gaeltachta, protesting in March 1969 outside Teach Furbo (now the Connemara Coast Hotel) against the recording there in English of the RTÉ programme Quicksilver. Compere Bunny Carr said that competitors in the quiz programme had the option of having questions asked in Irish or English.

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1918 You can sing it At the Tuam Quarter Sessions on Wednesday, before his Honor, Judge Doyle, K.C., Recorder of Galway, Michl. Costello and John Donohoe applied for £6 5s. compensation, for the alleged malicious destruction...

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