Members of the organising committee at the Castlegar parish social. Standing: John Carr, Kevin Shaughnessy, Stephen Francis, Patrick Shaughnessy, Mark Heneghan. Seated: Matthew Hackett, Fr. Bernard Duffy and John Molloy.

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1918 Exciting Claddagh scene The Claddagh on Friday week, was the scene of an exciting encounter between Dominick-street Police and a resident named Thomas Tynan, who is about 35 years of age. On that morning, he...
A stolen van being recovered from the River Corrib in January 1969. The van, owned by Mr. John Molloy, Mervue, was raised from the river bed under the directions of Mr. George Ryder, Greenfields, a member of the Galway Sub-Aqua Club.

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1918 Threat to kill A savage assault was committed at Montiagh, Galway, on Monday, in which a man named John Rooney, a resident in the locality, was brutally attacked and maimed with a razor. It appears...
The crew of the Aran Lifeboat pictured in London in May 1939, where they were presented with medals and vellums by the Duke of Kent to mark the Lifeboat Institution's appreciation for their heroism when they rescued the crew of the trawler Nogi, off the Aran Islands.

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1918 Attempted murder At Ballinasloe Petty Sessions on Saturday, Michael Colohan was charged with the attempted murder of Miss Mary Colohan at Dunlo Street on April 4 last, by cutting her face and neck. Miss Colohan, the...
Rail workers at Galway Railway Station in 1955 (from left): Johnny Foy, Mervue; John Mulkerrins, Old Clybaun Road; and Dennis Lally Henry Street.

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1918 Conscription menace Speaking at St. Ignatius Church, Galway, on Sunday, the Rev. Father Cahill, S.J., alluded to the appalling menace of conscription with which the country was faced. The teaching of Catholic theology was that an...
Winner of the City Girl Win-A-Car Competition, Miss Kathleen O'Reilly, Corrandrum, Cummer, being presented with the keys by Mr. P.J. Conlon, Managing Director, G.T.M. Traders Ltd and City Girl, Galway. Also in the picture is Mr. Sean Ashe, Sales Manager, Western Motors Ltd., Galway.

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1918 Mysterious visitor The Co. Clare police have arrested a man who entered Crabbe Island, in a sheltered inlet of Galway Bay, near Doolin, in a collapsible board, and who declared that he had escaped from...
The organising committee of the St. Joseph's College, Carna P.P.U. dinner in the Great Southern Hotel, Galway in January 1969, were (seated, from left): Aileen Geoghegan (secretary), Bairbre Ní Ghaora, Bríd Ní Ghaora, Máire Bean Ní Ghaora (Patron), Gabrielle Nic Fhlannchadha (Treasurer). Standing: Padraig Mac Oireachtaigh, Rev. Sister Pius, Sean Ó Ceoinn (chairman), Michael Mac Oireachtaigh and Martias De Burca.

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Conscription protest At the meeting of the Galway Urban Council on Thursday, a resolution was proposed by Mr. Silke protesting against the application of the Man-Power Bill to Ireland. Mr. Silke said as that was their...

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