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Galway in Days Gone By

Galway in days gone by

1917 Motor duties not paid At a meeting of Galway County Council, the Acting Secretary said that he had received a sheaf of letters from Mr. Kilkelly, the Council’s solicitor, from parties explaining why they considered...
Dominican Boy Scouts, Claddagh in 1970. Back row: Sean Browne, Dave Courtney, Derek Feeney. Front: Ger Moran, Stephen Moran, Ger Cleary, Ivor Robinson, and Harry Moran.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Lively times at Ryehill At the Tuam Quarter Sessions on Tuesday, His Honour Judge Doy, K.C., was engaged hearing actions and cross-actions between Peter Burke and Mrs. Donlon, Ryehill, with reference to a water passage,...
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.,...
Children from Cloondahamper National School in the parish of Killererin in 1958. This is one of many images included in a new book, 'Cloondahamper – A History’ by young local author Luke Silke. Front row, from left: Kathleen Courtney, Breege Rooney, Nora Kelly, Patricia Gannon, Patsy Concannon, Pauline Silke, Kitty Miskell, Teresa Gannon, Kathy Divney, Pauline Smith, Mary Rooney, Mattie Boyle. Second row, from left: Michael Boyle, Mick Hawd, Tom Collins, Mary Collins, Mary Kelly, Teresa Concannon, Nancy Fahy, Chrissie Collins, Mary Nolan, Mary E Duggan, Ann Gannon, Nora Boyle, Teresa Connell. Third row, from left: Bridie Boyle, Mary Fahy, Nell Boyle, Sally Gannon, Carmel Connell, Annie Mitchell, Mary B Hawd, Alice Hawd, Chrissie Nolan, Olive Smith, Josie Gannon, Tom Boyle, Mary Heverin (teacher). Back row, from left: Sean Glynn (teacher), Patrick Miskell, Stephen Hansberry, Paddy Collins, Michael Fahy, Padraic Mitchell, Tom Collins, Oliver Mitchell, Christy Fahy, Tedd McDermott, Pete McDermott, Padraic Kelly. The book, Cloondahamper – A History’, will be launched this Friday night in The Red Gap, Barnaderg.

Galway In Days Gone By

1914 Funeral under flood A few days ago, a very sensational incident occurred near Mountbellew, Galway due entirely to the flooding of an area that has hitherto never been inundated. The road, which is a very...
At the Calderwood/Derrydonnell Fianna Fáil dinner in December 1986 were (from left) Martin Conroy, Athenry, Senator Mark Killilea, Bridie Conroy, Councillor Michael Fahy and Councillor Peadar Ruane.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Up the rebels Capt. S. Gwynn, M.P. attended Castlegar, alone, on Sunday morning for the purposes of addressing the people regarding the present political situation. He was struck by a bad egg before he delivered...
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,...

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