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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...

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Trans-Atlantic Port Recently there has been much discussion that is public property, and more important conferences that have been conducted in private, upon the question...

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Blown to atoms About half-past five on Friday afternoon, the shock of what appeared to be a terrific explosion a considerable distance off was heard...

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Pinned beneath car While driving at 10 o’clock on Sunday morning, near Costello Bay with Mr. Rodgers, Divisional Officer of Coastguards, James Brennan, car driver,...

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