Prizewinners at Feis Ceoil in An Taibhdhearc in 1962 were (front row): Ann Curley, Tommy Trill, Francis Gilmore, Deirdre Townley, B. Keogh, Carmel Robinson, Margaret Flaherty, Sally Kelly, Maura Óg O’Shea. Back row: Martina Spelman, Loretto Dickenson, Geraldine Connolly, Rita Egan, Miriam O’Sullivan, Barbara Carr, Valerie Condon.

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1918 Scandalous streets Whilst the roads of Co. Galway have shown a very marked and welcome improvement in every direction, the condition of the streets within the borough boundary is truly scandalous. At the Urban Council meeting...
A juggler performing at the junction of Quay Street-Cross Street in Galway in the 1990s.

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1918 Drowning tragedy A sad drowning accident occurred in the Corrib, near Carrick Lodge, Clonbur, on Sunday. It would appear that three military officers, viz., Captain Lawson, Lieutenant Steward and another young Lieutenant, belonging to the...
Boy pupils of Mrs. B. Smyth's School of Music, Abbeygate Street, Galway.

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1918 Air visitant On Friday a carrier pigeon of a beautiful hue visited the gate lodge of Portumna Workhouse, and partook of crumbs of bread from Michael, the intrepid gatekeeper. A casual, who was present, observed...
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...

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