Irish dancers marching in the St Patrick's Day parade in Galway in 1970.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 The malicious intermeddler Sir, on behalf of the West Galway District Board G.A.A., I find it very essential to offer an explanation about the failure to carry out the fixtures at South Park, Galway, on...
A Garda is on top of a case of illegal parking at Galway Market in August 1966. The premises on the right was The Eagle Chinese Restaurant, believed to be the first Asian eaterie to establish in Galway.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Galway’s crime figures Addressing the Grand Jury at the Spring Assizes, Lord Justice Moloney said: Turning to the general state of your county, and taking the figures for the East Riding, I find the number...
A Traveller family camped on the side of Lough Atalia Road in Galway City in September 1969.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Glorious Sinn Féin At Oranmore Petty Sessions, a young farmer named James Flanagan was charged by Constable Smyth for disorderly conduct on the road between Oranmore and Galway on the evening of February 24th. Constable...
Members of the Comnmittee of the Moycullen Branch of the Save The West Camapign after their meeting in the Parochial Hall, Moycullen, in November 1966, were, seated (from left): Mr. J. Regan, Miss Brigid Bohan, Dr. E. Scully, Miss I. Carter and Mr J. Cunningham. Standing (from left): Rev. Father G. Quinn, PP, Moycullen, Mr. J. Hoade, Mr. P. Burke, Mr. C. O'Donohoe, Sergeant W. Hoare, Mr. S. Donnellan, Mr. P. O'Riordan, Mrs. N. Hoare, Mr. P. Gavin, Mr. T. Faherty and Mr. M. Flannery.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 City potato supply The supply of potatoes coming into Galway during the week was a record one – in smallness. The supply on Saturday was below the normal, and on Wednesday morning only two loads...
Boys and girls from Maree National School who received their First Holy Communion in May 1972.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Defence of the Realm On Wednesday night and early on Thursday morning, Michael Thornton, M.T., Furbough, and Mr. George Nicolls, B.A., Coroner for West Galway, were arrested at their homes and conveyed to Renmore Depot. Yesterday,...
A garage in the Woodquay area of Galway in September 1981.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Connemara’s wealth We have proof of the fact that a considerable portion of the district of Murvey, Roundstone, is rich indeed in mineral wealth. Recent investigation has shown that the “molybdenite” discovered here some time...

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