PJ Ruane and his horse and cart pass by McCullagh's book and record shop in Williamsgate Street, Galway in December 1966.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Daring burglary St. Nicholas’ Protestant Church, Galway, was broken into on Friday night or Saturday morning, and three poor boxes forcibly opened. An investigation of the surroundings of the church by Mr. Barret, the sexton,...
A large numbers of protestors demand the natlonalisation of the Salmon Weir fishery in Galway city, in September 1969.

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1917 Gas explosion An alarming gas explosion occurred in the manhole at the Four Corners on Wednesday afternoon, this being the second time within the last few years that an explosion has taken place at the...
The Turf Market in Claddagh in 1908. The area pictured is occupied by Galway Fire Station today.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Solicitor’s ambush An extraordinary story of how a solicitor lay in ambush in connection with the house of his client that had been robbed of its marble mantelpieces and all its woodwork was told when...
Local young men at the opening of the new £30,000 Gaeltarra Eireann Tweed Factory in Rosmuc in September 1967.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Duke’s bankruptcy In the Bankruptcy Courts, Dublin, on Friday, before Mr. Justice Pim, the case of the Duke of Manchester, a bankrupt, was in the list on a motion directing the sale of chattels, etc.,...
Resting in his original perch in 1985, Sean Phádraic was a focal point of the old Eyre Square. He was removed during the revamp of the Square in 2004. A bronze replica Ó Conaire statue is currently in Eyre Square, but has not yet been unveiled. Also in the photograph is the commemorative fountain in the shape of Galway Hooker sails erected in 1984 to mark Galway's quincentenary.

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1917 Second Easter rising Two men who were arrested in New York on Tuesday have given their names as Liam Mellowes, who is alleged to be one of the leaders of the Sinn Féin movement, and...
Members of the National Farmers Association at a protest rally in Galway in February 1966.

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1917 End it or mend it A conference of contributing Unions was held at the Courthouse, Galway, to discuss the management and control of the Galway County Hospital, and devise means, if possible, whereby such management...

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