The Connacht rugby team after playing an inter-pro at a muddy Galway Sportsground in 1938.

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1918 Shooting outrages Two shooting outrages occurred at about one o’clock on Thursday morning when the houses of two respectable farmers in Rahoon were fired into. The first house attacked was that of Mr. James Feeney,...
The Moycullen team who defeated St Michael's in the West Board Under 21 football final in 1969, by 2-10 to 0-5. The Moycullen team was: Brendan Hynes, Seamus Clancy, Tom Clancy, P. Gavin, MJ Sullivan, Jim Audley, Brendan Faherty, Tom McLoughlin, Tom Molloy, Peter Lydon, Larry Hurney, Michael Conneely, Larry Darcy, Joe McLoughlin and Patrick Lydon.

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1918 A tragic lesson At Tuam Petty Sessions on Monday, Mrs. Mullens, Tierboy-road, Tuam, was prosecuted in connection with the death of her six months’ old baby, which was recently burned. Mr. Comerford, D.I., did not...
Over sixty members of a new organisation, Cumann Cearta Sibhialta na Gaeltachta, protesting in March 1969 outside Teach Furbo (now the Connemara Coast Hotel) against the recording there in English of the RTÉ programme Quicksilver. Compere Bunny Carr said that competitors in the quiz programme had the option of having questions asked in Irish or English.

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1918 You can sing it At the Tuam Quarter Sessions on Wednesday, before his Honor, Judge Doyle, K.C., Recorder of Galway, Michl. Costello and John Donohoe applied for £6 5s. compensation, for the alleged malicious destruction...
The GBC Restaurant, Williamsgate Street, Galway in 1972. The business is still thriving at this location. On the right can be seen the shell of the fire-ravaged Corbett's General Store which was gutted in a massive city centre blaze the previous year that covered six acres and caused £2m worth of damage to 26 premises.

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1918 Daring raids A series of daring raids for arms were made a few nights ago in the neighbourhood of Gort by a party of ten or twelve men, who were disguised and armed with guns...
The Killanin team which won the Junior County Football Championship in 1967. Back row, from left: Sean Walsh, Pete O’Connor, Pat O’Halloran, Miko Osborne, Pat O’Connor, Pake Walsh, Christy Fahy, Michael O’Connor, Michael Geraghty. Front row: Tom O’Connor (supporter), Frank Ryan, Marty Walsh, Roger O’Connor, Tom Walsh, Jack Kinnevey, Paddy O’Halloran, Joe Fahy, Pat Ryan.

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1917 Shot near Oranmore At ten o’clock on Sunday night, Mr. Luke Flynn, of Ballycottage, near Oranmore, was fired at by an ambush party and wounded, but, fortunately, not seriously. Flynn is a young man, whose...
Pupils of the Mercy Convent, Tuam, who were among the winners in the talent competition in conjunction with the schools quiz in the Rosary Hall, Taylor's Hill, Galway, in December 1966.

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1917 Daily Mail’s fake news The subjoined is a copy of a letter sent to the London ‘Daily Mail’: St. Joseph’s, Clifden, Co. Galway. 8th December, 1917. Sir, I don’t get the ‘Daily Mail’, but through the kindness...

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