Back to an era of fast guns, El Paso and Shane’s farewell

Country Living with Francis Farragher There’s a friend of mine, who like myself is partial to a sup of beverage that’s a tad stronger than Coke, who at times has a hankering to go back...
Members of the Male Chorus of 'The White Horse Inn', presented by the Patrician Musical Society in Galway in April 1967: Front row: Steve Cassidy, Bob Manners, Bill Phelan. Back row: Michael O'Connor, Finbar O'Mahoney, Charlie Kearney.

Galway In Days Gone By

1909 Fleecing ratepayers Several claims for malicious injury to property in Galway City and the surrounding districts were heard before the Recorder at Galway Quarter Sessions on Monday, and substantial awards, all of which add to...
Irish stew: the epitome of an Irish food mix with meat, vegetables, bread and butter.

Forget about the fads – just try a little bit of everything

Country Living with Francis Farragher My papa, long since gone to his eternal reward, always had one piece of advice that stuck in my head down through the years, even if I didn’t always adhere...
Leaving Certificate students from the Presentation Convent, Tuam, with their project showing the Old Fish Market at the Spanish Arch in Galway, which won them first prize in the senior section in the Old Galway Society Quincentennial Youth Preject in October 1984. They are: Martina Reynolds, Mary Burke, Marie Mohan (teacher), Maura Fallon and Una Burke.

Galway In Days Gone By

1919 More than idealism It is ridiculous to assume that the existing situation in Ireland is altogether the result of causes for which the Irish people are responsible. Yet many people affect to believe that political...
America Village Apothecary

The natural way

Lifestyle - Claire Davey has drawn on her knowledge of plants and herbs to create the unique America Village Apothecary and Tasting Room, where botanicals form the basis for a range of flavour-filled alcoholic...
At the Rahoon Hurling Club dinner in the Sacre Coeur Hotel, Salthill, in January 1968 were Thomas Barrett, James Keane, James Davoren, Martin Barrett and Denis Heffernan.

Galway In Days Gone By

1919 Dock strike ends The suggestion made by the “Connacht Tribune” last week has speedily borne good fruit. The strike of members of the Galway Dock Labourers’ and Riverside Workers’ Union, affecting almost every industry in the...


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