Children from Scoil na Trionóide, Mervue, Class 1C, pictured in December 1992. Back row (from left): Áine McDonagh, Sean Lydon, Niamh Staunton, Jacqueline Aherne, Gregory Lydon, Ursula Brady, David Reilly, Michelle Lee. Third row: Cliona O'Reilly, Maria Flaherty, Ciaran Murray, Rachel Walsh, Jonathan Roche, Jean Conor, Priscilla Mooney, Laura Wiggins. Second row: Darren Flood, Edel Fahy, Geraldine Flaherty, Andrea Moran, Eric Carr, Karen Ridgard, Alan Finnerty. Front row: Peter Hill, Jason King, Caitriona O'Loughlin, Keith Keogh, Aoife O'Gorman, Darren Fergus, Krystine O'Meara, Natalie Keogh. Teacher: Miss Walsh.

Galway In Days Gone By

1919 A long way to Tipperary The inconvenience caused to the travelling public as a result of the inadequate train service to Galway was described as abominable by the Chairman (Mr. J. S. Young) at Galway...
Dr Dom Colbert recalling past times at his home in Galway City.

Doctor’s moving memoirs of a life in service

Lifestyle - Dr Dom Colbert’s work a medical volunteer brought him all over the world, from famine-stricken countries such as Biafra and Ethiopia to conflict zones such as Bosnia and Sudan. His memoirs capture these...
Some of the attendance at the Lough Atalia Carnival in Galway in July 1969.

Galway In Days Gone By

1919 Taking flight Aerial circles are agog with excitement at the moment at the prospect of the flight across the Atlantic which is to take place this month. The aviators will start about the middle of...
On yer bike: A frank exchange of views via sign language as Boris Johnson gets a less than complimentary greeting from a fellow cyclist on the streets of London.

The seedy world of wealth, words and media influence

Country Living with Francis Farragher Newspaper editors in the heavier hitters of the media world like Independent News and Media, The Telegraph and The Daily Mail in England, will probably be tempted these days to...

Michelle flies the flag for organ donation

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A real Spring in our step as Summer Time calls around

Country Living with Francis Farragher We really haven’t had too much to complain about this Winter despite all the clouds of doom and gloom that hang drearily over any talk of our weather or climate....


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