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

1913 Lighting survey At the meeting of the Galway Urban Council, the Lighting Committee reported that they had inspected the lighting arrangements existing at Taylor’s Hill, Maunsells road, and Salthill. No change in the...

Female fervor set to change the face of local politics

Lifestyle - Declan Tierney meets some of the new wannabe women politicians who want to tilt the ‘gender balance’ in Galway One rather cynical French writer once remarked, “Politicians and diapers should be changed...

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

1913 Cowardly assault While peacefully returning from a funeral on Sunday, a Carnmore farmer named John Carr, was set upon by three other men and assaulted in a grievous manner. It...

Aladdin’s Cave props shop takes a vintage turn

Lifestyle - Judy Murphy visits a magnet for lovers of all things vintage and antique – and meeting needs of screen and stage Anybody with the slightest interest in vintage and...

Two vastly different books cast an eye on Irish history

Two very different books, both of which draw on Irish history will be launched Galway this Friday and Monday. Charity and the Great Hunger in Ireland, a new book by Christine Kinealy, will get...

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

1913 Insanitary conditions At the weekly meeting of the Urban Council, the Local Government Board’s sanitary inspector reported that he had visited Nos. 1 and 2 dispensary districts. In the former, the housing for...

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