Tom Duggan as Jack with the Smurffs in a scene from the Renmore Pantomime during rehearsals in December1979 for the show, Jack and the Beanstalk. Front row (from left): Cliona Breathnach, Orina Belton, Leighanna Wright. Second row (from left): Orla Sandys, Aishling McCarthy, Clodagh Lynch, Olga Lynch, Fiona Duggan and Caraine Hughes. Back row (from left): Anne Casserley, Amanda Haverty, Judith Higgins, Emer McCarthy, Sinead Dunleavy and Nessa Cawley.

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 Red Cross appeal The question is now being frequently asked, “Now that the war is over, is there any real necessity for the continued support of Red Cross”? The answer is, “The need for funds...
Joan Mullins and Joan Broderick, both from Bushypark, attending the Rahoon Social in January 1968.

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 Election footing The election campaign in Galway-Connemara constituency opened on Sunday when meetings in support of both candidates were held at Eyre-Square, Galway. Sinn Feiners assembled after last Mass, when the candidature of Mr. Padraig O’Maille...
Pictured at the Clifden Fine Gael dinner in January 1970 were Mrs Sadie Goonan, Glenard Crescent, Salthill (seated), Mrs Doris Mannion, Clifden, Mrs Joan Spelman, Loughrea, Miss Ida McEvilly, Newcastle, Galway and Miss Margaret Doherty, Newcastle.

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 Armistice celebrations Galway received the news of peace in the early hours of Monday morning with unfeigned joy. Soon the city was agog with excitement; the bells of the Protestant Church of St. Nicholas were...

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 Great War ends The section of people in this country who, purely for political motives, cultivated as one of their many delusions, the belief that the Central Empires were invincible, the news that came to...
St Michael's National School, Mervue, Gaelic Football team who defeated city rivals St Patrick's School by 2.4 to 08 in the final of the National Schools B City League at Pearse Stadium in May 1975. Front row (from left): J O'Connor, K Lally (captain), M Mulvany, C Conneely, T Walsh, F Kenny, J Healy. Back row: F Sheridan, C O'Kelly, B Power, P Coppinger, S Coughlan, P O'Dowd, N Greaney and R Ryan.

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 Abandoned promotion A feeling akin to consternation was aroused in Carna last week on the rumoured change of the Rev. M. McHugh, the pastor of the parish, to another portion of the archdiocese. On Thursday...
The scene in the village on the final day of the An Tostal festival when the celebrations were brought to a close with a parade, cross-roads dancing and ceremonial lowering of the Tostal flag. An Tostal was a series of festivals throughout the country celebrating Irish life, inaugurated in 1953 and continuing for the next five years.

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 Influenza epidemic The influenza epidemic continues to prevail with unabated virulence in the county, and from various parts, reports of deaths are still being made. In the city, several families are stricken, but, fortunately, no...

BREAKING NEWS

Galway
light intensity drizzle
7 ° C
7 °
7 °
100%
2.1kmh
75%
Mon
7 °
Tue
7 °
Wed
7 °
Thu
7 °
Fri
3 °