The organising committee of the Athenry Hurling Club dinner held in the Sacre Coeur Hotel in January 1975 were (seated, from left): Messrs. Gerald Corbett, Secretary; Fr. Willie Cummins, Chairmna; Miss Midge Poniard; Patrick Ruane, Treasurer; and James Corbett, Vice-President. Standing: Christy Kelly, Jackie O'Shea, Gus Feeney, Leo Coffey, Luke Glynn and Noel Kelly.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Letter to the Editor Sir, Allow me to draw the attention of Mr. Kennedy, Co. Surveyor to the scandalous condition of the road which leads from Clonboo cross towards Drumgriffin Cross, in the Annaghdown district,...
Riverdance was a long way into the future when this group of young Irish dancers from Loughrea posed for the camera in 1967.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Mail-order houses All who have the interests of Irish trade at heart must feel concerned at the huge amount of money sent from Ireland to cross-Channel mail-order houses. One of the lesser-known of these firms...
Members of the Caherlistrane Hurling Club Committee at the Club's annual social in the Sacre Coeur Hotel, Salthill, in January 1970 (standing, from left): P Madden, T Craddock, C O 'Brien, J Flanagan, T O 'Brien, P Mulroe, P Mahon, P Gorman. Seated: P O'Neill (Treasurer) P Lee (Chairman), P Craddock, (Secretary), and Bro K McHugh.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Archbishop’s illness We regret to announce that His Grace the Archbishop, whose illness has caused universal regret, has recently grown worse, and on Friday last the announcement that his condition was serious was officially made...
Among the prizewinners at Feis Cheoil an Iarthar in the Columban Hall, Sea Road, Galway, in October 1965 were Peigín Ní Fhathartaigh, Máirín Ní Ghriallais, Áine Ní Loideáin and Máire Ní Mháille, all from Coláiste Chroí Mhuire, Spiddal.

Galway In Days Gone By

1916 Missing motor car Acts of blackguardism are frequently perpetrated under the guise of practical jokes. On last Thursday night whilst two motorists were at a dance in the Town Hall, their car was taken, and...
A cup winning Oranmore camogie team pictured in 1967.

Galway In Days Gone By

1916 Lest we forget In Ireland this Christmas time there will be mourning in many homes for the brave lads who have given up their lives in the prosecution of the most dreadful war in history....

Galway In Days Gone By

1916 Christmas gift special The Royal Hotel The Royal Hotel is one of the premier commercial and family hotels in the City. It is lighted throughout with electricity, and every convenience in the way of hot and...

BREAKING NEWS

Galway
few clouds
5 ° C
5 °
5 °
86%
2.6kmh
20%
Fri
6 °
Sat
6 °
Sun
5 °
Mon
10 °
Tue
12 °