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Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Fined for driving At Galway Petty Sessions, Mrs. Julia Dowling, Ballinasloe, was charged under the Petrol Restrictions Order for using petrol in going to the...

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 6-year-old witness At Ballinasloe Petty Sessions, Mr. W. Hastings summoned Mr. J.A. Butler for taking a “Western News” from his premises on the 1st inst. Complainant:...

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Britain’s best pickpocket As a well-groomed man was entering a first-class carriage of the mail train at Galway station last evening, a plain clothes constable...

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Shocking drowning A shocking drowning tragedy occurred off Salthill, resulting in the death of a young man named Joseph McDermott (aged about 28), whose parents...

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Race Week The proposed ban of the Government upon racing was looked upon by the people of Galway with something approaching dismay.      In a resolution...

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 No extra trains In order to secure the granting of railway excursion facilities to the various seaside resorts, a deputation waited on the Chief Secretary...

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