Galway In Days Gone By

1919 Roads in good shape The quarterly meeting of the Clifden District Council was held on Wednesday. Mr. E. J. King, J.P., Co.C., Chairman, in the chair. The County Surveyor reported that all the roads in the...

Galway In Days Gone By

1919 Doctors’ fees Mr. P. Claffey presided at the weekly meeting of the Ballinasloe Board of Guardians held on Saturday. There also attended: Messrs. T.J. Dolan, M. Loughnane, M.N. Noctor, M. Cahill, and M.P. Kelly. Medical Officers...
Staff at work in December 1970 in the Micro-Motors Groschopp (Ireland) Ltd. factory, then celebrating its first year on the Galway Industrial Estate. A total of 38 were then employed in the manufacture of fractional horsepower motors for printing machines, textile and laboratory equipment, with plans to treble this number within the following five years.

Galway In Days Gone By

1919 Transport facilities If agricultural production is to be developed in Ireland to its fullest extent, transport facilities in rural districts must be considerably improved and cheapened. The statement holds good as regards production from industries other...
Crowds throng the rocks off Salthill Prom to watch amateur anglers in their dozens fishing for mackerel in August 1971.

Galway In Days Gone By

1919 Speeding scandal The speed at which motors are driven through Galway is nothing short of a grave scandal. The military are the worst offenders in this respect, even when the streets are crowded, their wagons...
Prizewinners at the Bish (St. Joseph's College, Galway), sports in 1969 being presented with their awards.

Galway In Days Gone By

1919 Transatlantic flight “I’m Alcock - just come from Newfoundland.” In this cryptic sentence Capt. Alcock, D.S.G., announced to the awestricken Marconi operators on Sunday morning that he and Lieut. Arthur Whitten Brown had just arrived...
Winners of the Shantalla under-14 Street League in June 1980 pictured with Galway Rovers goalkeeper Tommy Lally who presented them with their awards at Shantalla Community Centre. Front: Vincent Madden, Brendan Flaherty, Denis Connolly and Barry O'Connell. Back: Michael Kelly, John Brogan and Tommy Lally.

Galway In Days Gone By

1919 Outdoor relief lists Mr. T. Conway, Chairman, presided at the meeting of the Loughrea Board of Guardians on Saturday. The Local Government Board wrote acknowledging receipt of the guardians’ proposal that the lists of persons in...

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