Galway In Time Gone By – A browse through the archives of the Connacht...

1914 Bailiff ‘dipped’ The unpleasant experiences of a water bailiff named John Rooney were mentioned at Oranmore Petty Sessions on Tuesday when Peter Duggan (Heavey), Thomas Duggan and Mary Duggan, were charged with allegedly...

Galway In Time Gone By – A browse through the archives of the Connacht...

1914 Was it ass flesh? A peculiar case was heard at Gort Petty Sessions when a local butcher named Martin Kelly was fined 5s. and 13s. 6d. costs for having sold meat which was...

Galway In Time Gone By – A browse through the archives of the Connacht...

1914 Equal rights At the Urban Council meeting, the Secretary read a list of the names of the men who assisted in extinguishing the Claddagh fire, and it was ordered that the men be...

Galway In Time Gone By – A browse through the archives of the Connacht...

1914 Clifden fire Between 7 and 8 o’clock on Friday evening, 6th February, an alarming fire, which threatened to have serious consequences, broke out in the premises of Mr. Thomas O’Neill, Victualler, Market-st., Clifden....

Galway In Time Gone By – A browse through the archives of the Connacht...

1914 Dock watch reported At the Harbour Board meeting, the Harbour Master reported: “With great reluctance, I am compelled to bring under your notice the conduct of two of the dock watch, viz.: Pat...

Galway In Time Gone By – A browse through the archives of the Connacht...

1914 ‘Tickling’ the donkey At Ballinasloe Petty Sessions, Constable Ryan summoned Bridget Daly for cruelly ill-treating a donkey. The constable stated that he saw the defendant stick the nail (produced) in the donkey’s tail....

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