Some of the attendance at the Lough Atalia Carnival in Galway in July 1969.

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1919 Taking flight Aerial circles are agog with excitement at the moment at the prospect of the flight across the Atlantic which is to take place this month. The aviators will start about the middle of...
Students undertaking a cycle 'marathon' for charity during Rag Week at UCG in February 1970.

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1919 Poverty in Connemara The poor we shall always have with us, but we associate the very poor rather with the vicious slums of great cities than with the far-flung plains of agricultural districts or with...
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.

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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...

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