Prizewinners in the dancing competitions at the Ballygar Gymkhana and Aeríocht in August 1971 included (from left) Bridie Kelly, Newbridge, who came first in the Under 12 Jog competition; Mary Nolan, Ballygar, who was first in the Under 14 Jog competition; and Margaret Kelly, Shanballymore, who was second in the Under 12 Jog competition.

Galway In Days Gone By

1919 Celebrating St Patrick A devoted and enthusiastic assembly met to participate in the very distinctive entertainment held in the Town Hall, Galway, on St. Patrick’s night, which drew a crowded house. It was produced by the...
The Ballyturn School Seven team who won the County Galway final of the Coiste Iomána Competition at Craughwell in July 1971 by beating a fancied Leitrim Seven by 6-5 to 2-2. In their six championship matches, in which they disposed of Lurga, Kilchreest, Kilmacduagh, Kiltiernan, Gurrane (Maree) and Leitrim, they amassed a scoring total of 58 goals and 28 points while only conceding 6 goals and 6 points. The members of the team (described in the Tribune at the time as The Magnificent Seven) were (from left) Patrick Martyn, John Broderick, captain, and Patrick Donohue and (back row) Aiden Broderick, Gabriel Mannion, Ger Holland and Stephen Mannion.

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1919 Unredeemed sacrifice There has been no more remarkable condemnation of the treachery of the British Government in its dealings with Ireland than that which is contained in the memorial sent to His Majesty the King...
Among the prizewinners at Feis Cheoil an Iarthar in the Columban Hall, Sea Road, Galway, in October 1969 were Peigín Ní Fhathartaigh, Máirín Ní Ghriallais, Áine Ní Loideáin and Máire Ní Mháille, all from Coláiste Chroí Mhuire, Spiddal.

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1919 New laws for fasting The new Code of Cannon Law makes important changes in the laws of fasting and abstinence. The new law of abstinence henceforth forbids only meat, and soup made from meat. Eggs, milk-meats...
Jim Nolan's team who defeated John Molloy's side in the Renmore (Under 12) Football League final in February 1975. Front, from left: Christy O'Byrne. Dermot Coll, Jim Nolan (capt.), Kevin McCaffrey, Enda Sheridan and John Kinneen. Standing, from left: Noel Leahy, Fintan Creaven, Kieran McCarra, Vincent McNeilis, John Howard, Paddy Prendergast and Brendan Sugrue.

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1919 Farmers must organise Mr. M. O’Farrell presided at a meeting of the Committee of Co. Galway Farmers’ Association held at Loughrea on Tuesday week when Mr. M. Egan reported that he attended the Irish Farmers...
At the Galway Regional Hospital annual Staff Dinner in the Great Southern Hotel, Galway, in January 1970 were (from left): Mr Michael Hannon, Tuam; Miss Noreen Kennedy, Caherlistrane; Mr Patrick McEnery, Moyvane, Co Kerry; Miss Anne Brislane, Toomevara, Co Tipperary; Mr Sean Mulligan, Salthill; and Miss Maura McGill, Ardara, Co Donegal.

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1919 Police brutality At the meeting of the Tuam Board of Guardians on Saturday, Mr. T. Connolly, Vice-Chairman, presiding, a letter was read from Mr. M. J. Nohilly, Secretary of the Tuam Sinn Féin Club, forwarding...
The 1960s Galway Intermediate Hurling Team. Back row, from left, Johnny Callinan, Pat Quinn, Martin Broderick, Jim Daly, Ambrose Gordon, Joe McTigue, Kieran O’Connor, Fintan Connaire, Noel Thomas. Front row, from left, Michael Lynch, Joe Cunniffe, Mike Curtin, Mick King, Paddy Shields, Andy Furey, Jim Donohue.

Galway In Days Gone By

1919 Unlawful assembly A Special Court was held on Saturday at Eglinton-street barracks, Galway, before Mr. J. B. K. Hill, R.M., at which Patrick Coyne, Michael Joyce, and MI. Brown were charged with unlawful assembly at...

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