Emirates calling!

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, is looking for Irish candidates to join its multinational cabin crew team and the Dubai-based airline is holding a Cabin Crew recruitment Open Day next Wednesday from 8am...
The St. Patricks National School Confirmation class of 1960. Front row, from left: Peter Salmon, Pete Molloy, Christy O'Connor Junior, Noel Lane, Johnny McCormack, and John Heaney. Second row: Teacher Tom Walsh, John Finn, Gerard Condon, Anthony McDonagh, Pete O Brennáin, Frank Kavanagh, Gerard Tierney, Eamon Howard, Tommy Morris, Pat Moloney, John Mills, .... Coleman, Austin Molloy and Martin Folan. Third row: Desmond Grant, Maurice Ward, Eddie McCormack, Seamus Furey, Joe Molloy John Shaw, Colm Flaherty, Joe Cleary, Gerard Burke, Tom Broderick, Joseph Healy, Michael Forde, and Seamus Harlowe. Fouth row: Tom Cantwell, Tom Farragher, Macdara Glynn, Arthur Quinn, James Heffernan, Willie Connell, Francis Hickey, Ollie Ryan, Michael Talbot, Kevin Duffy, Tommy Lally, Kieran Mannion and Ronnie Howard. Fifth row: Pat Walsh, Gerard Costello, Gerald McCarthy, Michael Condon, Sean Kelly, Noel Walsh, Colm O’Brien, Domnick Healy, Patsy Murphy, Tommy Jordan, Frederick Ryan and Ronnie Murphy.

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 Disaster fund Up to a few days ago, the Carna Disaster Fund had reached the total of £700. This includes a sum of £100 contributed by the Local Government Board following the visit of Mr....
Siobhan Kavanagh: Plan now for the Winter ahead.

Trying to bridge gap in fodder needs

FARMERS facing into a Winter shortfall of fodder have been advised by Teagasc to consider bridging any gaps through the purchase of concentrate feeds. With the ongoing drought increasing fears by the day of another...
‘Dunree’, 57 Lower Salthill,

11-bed house in the heart of Salthill could make an ideal family home or...

O’Donnellan and Joyce are handling the sale of a magnificent 11-bed detached residence located in the heart of Salthill. ‘Dunree’, 57 Lower Salthill, is in a highly-desirable location within walking distance of Pearse Stadium and...

Scale of Galway’s hospital waiting list crisis revealed

More than 53,000 people are on inpatient, day case and outpatient waiting lists in Galway’s three public hospitals – which equates to one in every five people across the city and county. And Galway University...
Front view of St Brigid's Hospital, Ballinasloe. In 1951, Ballinasloe had a population of 5,600 people, 2,100 of whom were patients of St Brigid’s Psychiatric Hospital. Photo: Gerry Stronge.

Unhappy history

Lifestyle –  How state asylums like St Brigid’s in Ballinasloe defined psychiatry in Ireland for generations and became an intrinsic part of the country for more than a century. Judy Murphy talks to Brendan...


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