The Oranmore team who defeated Ardrahan in the County Galway Under-16 hulring final at Athenry in August 1969. Kneeling (from left): Eamon Dooley, Martin Hanniffy, Gerard Finn, Seamus Grealish, Michael Melville, Peadar Carroll and John Fahy. Standing (from left): Padraic Cummins, Vincent Carroll, Michael Toole, Donal Dooley, Thomas Fahy, Owen Flanagan, Michael Bannon, Raymond Keane and MJ Madden.

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 Democratic duty Commenting editorially on “Sinn Fein and the future,” the “Freeman’s Journal” on Friday stated:- “The policy and plans of Sinn Fein have now become a matter of serious importance to every Irishman, whatever...
Birds of a feather . . . bringing home the goose from the Christmas Market on December 18, 1964.

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 State-aided emigration Galway has long been looking westward for the development that will assuredly follow the re-establishment of trans-oceanic communication; but it is doubtful if the port of embarkation that existed here within the memory...
Taking home the tree - father and son outside St Patrick's NS in December 1973.

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1918 Portumna assault At Portumna Petty Sessions – before Mr. Whyte R.M. (presiding), and J. Morrissey, J.P. – James Madden summoned James Canning for assault. In a cross-summons James Canning charged James Madden with abusive and...
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.

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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.

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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...

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