Romping home: Dirty Dick with Reginald Concannon up winning the Salthill Fiesta Donkey Derby raced at St Joseph's School, Salthill, in June 1977.

Galway In Days Gone By

1914 Reprehensible Tuam assault At Tuam Petty Sessions, Mr. Comerford, D.I., summoned Wm. Jordan, Barrack-street, for assaulting John Ruane, Galway road, Tuam. Constable Colleran deposed that on June 11th he was on duty at half-past two at...
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Galway in days gone by

1914 Man under train A the Galway City Petty Sessions, the M.G.W.R. Co. prosecuted Michael Hynes, Moycullen, for wilful trespass on the permanent way on the 18th April last. An engine driver named Kidney, deposed that on...
Tonabrucky, Rahoon, Galway,

Galway In Days Gone By

1914 Home rule meeting An historic demonstration in pursuance of the Home Rule campaign was held at Glenamaddy, Galway on Sunday. The attendance was very large, and the enthusiasm displayed was of a very impressive character,...
Pauls Oughterard Grads

Galway in Days Gone By

1914 National Volunteers’ growth At the dawn of day on Tuesday morning, as a cargo steamer, loaded with general merchandise, was putting into Galway harbour, she was held up by the second-class cruiser Diamond (Commander Dundas)...
Galway Fashion Fair 1982

Galway in days gone by

1914 Violent assault Mr. Flynn, manager for Mr. James Lee, grocery and spirit stores, Dominick-street, Galway, was arrested on Saturday night, charged with having committed a violent assault on a man of the labouring class, known...

Galway In Time Gone By – A browse through the archives of the Connacht...

1914 Disgraceful uproar The scene of uproar that marred the quarterly meeting of the Portumna District Council was, in all conscience, a degrading exhibition. But there is not a right-thinking man in Co. Galway who will...


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