Winners of the Shantalla under-14 Street League in June 1980 pictured with Galway Rovers goalkeeper Tommy Lally who presented them with their awards at Shantalla Community Centre. Front: Vincent Madden, Brendan Flaherty, Denis Connolly and Barry O'Connell. Back: Michael Kelly, John Brogan and Tommy Lally.

Galway In Days Gone By

1919 Outdoor relief lists Mr. T. Conway, Chairman, presided at the meeting of the Loughrea Board of Guardians on Saturday. The Local Government Board wrote acknowledging receipt of the guardians’ proposal that the lists of persons in...

When common sense departs then farce swings into action

Country Living with Francis Farragher Listening to radio at times can be a very strange experience. Sometimes, there’s a sense of real mortification when you hear someone tying themselves up in knots trying to explain...

Galway In Days Gone By

1919 Outlook for farmers The farmers’ associations of Ireland compel admiration by one outstanding fact: they have stood firmly against the efforts made to drag them into politics, and thereby destroy that essential unity in which...

Tourism visionary who left a lasting legacy

Lifestyle: The Doonmore Hotel on Inishbofin turns 50 this weekend. Margaret Murray founded the family business and was its driving force for decades. Her son Andrew tells JUDY MURPHY how Margaret’s foresight and work...
▲ Alban Carney, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease more than three years ago, says he’s a lot better now than he was last August when he began the hyperbaric oxygen treatment. photo: Iain McDonald

New oxygen treatment a breath of fresh air

Lifestyle - Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which was traditionally used to treat divers with ‘the bends’ is growing in popularity among people suffering from conditions from Parkinson’s to concussion. Those feeling the benefits tell BERNIE...
Principals of the Presentation College, Oranmore, production of 'The Student Prince' performed at the college in October1965. Seated (from left): C. Nolan, A. O'Connor, C. Linnane, P. Guy, P. Kelly, and L. Fahy. Standing (from left): A. Prendergast, C. Burke, A. Loughlin, M. Cahalan, I. Muldoon, A. Dency, M. Mahon and C. Keogh.

Galway In Days Gone By

1919 Men wanted We learn that the Galway painters find it practically impossible at the moment to get men, and that one or two of our leading local firms of painters and decorators have had to...


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