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...

The fool’s guide to New Year survival

Country Living with Francis Farragher It’s that time of year again for those seasonal tips about all the right things in life that we should be doing for the coming 12 months, from being the...
April Danann and husband Max with children Dara and Trevor. “I can smell it off food, if there has been plastic on it,” she says.

Food from the wild: go with your gut

Lifestyle -  Judy Murphy talks to Nutritionist April Danann who will reveal secrets of “Energy Medicine” to a Galway audience this month New Year, new you? If that’s your aim, then maybe it’s time to...
Mary Loughnane and Riona Heneghan work on the costumes for the 38th annual Renmore Pantomime. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Mary has magic of panto all sewn up

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy meets Mary Loughnane, the woman responsible for costumes in Galway’s biggest festive production Mary Loughnane shared her house with a giant last year.  He was a bit battered and worse for...
The mystique of what lies ahead.

Whiling the Winter away with a peep into future

Country Living with Francis Farragher On one of those especially dreary days last week where daylight never really got a hold and the rain kept spitting down, a schoolboy choir belted out: ‘Let it snow,...
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...


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