A world where most things are not just black and white

Country Living with Francis Farragher DO you ever get the feeling that the closer you look at something the more unclear it gets, or the more that someone tells you an issue is black and...
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.,...

Healing minds

Lifestyle - A counselling service set up 25 years ago in Galway and supported by former Bishop Eamonn Casey was the first of its kind in the county. Much has changed since then, but...
Resting in his original perch in 1985, Sean Phádraic was a focal point of the old Eyre Square. He was removed during the revamp of the Square in 2004. A bronze replica Ó Conaire statue is currently in Eyre Square, but has not yet been unveiled. Also in the photograph is the commemorative fountain in the shape of Galway Hooker sails erected in 1984 to mark Galway's quincentenary.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Second Easter rising Two men who were arrested in New York on Tuesday have given their names as Liam Mellowes, who is alleged to be one of the leaders of the Sinn Féin movement, and...

In bother with ‘C’ word before October draws its last breath

Country Living with Francis Farragher I have to admit to being in a state of denial for at least the past two weeks. The inevitable will happen . . . it always does . ....
Members of the National Farmers Association at a protest rally in Galway in February 1966.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 End it or mend it A conference of contributing Unions was held at the Courthouse, Galway, to discuss the management and control of the Galway County Hospital, and devise means, if possible, whereby such management...


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