Members of the organising committee at the Castlegar parish social. Standing: John Carr, Kevin Shaughnessy, Stephen Francis, Patrick Shaughnessy, Mark Heneghan. Seated: Matthew Hackett, Fr. Bernard Duffy and John Molloy.

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 Exciting Claddagh scene The Claddagh on Friday week, was the scene of an exciting encounter between Dominick-street Police and a resident named Thomas Tynan, who is about 35 years of age. On that morning, he...
The Galway Senior Hurling team, plus County Board officials, before they set sail for New York to play the away final of the National Hurling League in the Polo Grounds, New York on September 30, 1951. Galway won the title in front of a crowd of 30,000 exiles with a 2-11 to 2-8 win over New York, having beaten Wexford 6-7 to 3-4 in the home final the previous April. It was only their second league title overall and their first since 1930-31.

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 Arms raid Another raid for arms is reported from the Headford district, where, in the village of Ballyconlaght, lying on the shores of Lough Corrib, the house of Thomas Connell was entered by two masked...
Galway Hospice is recruiting a Director of Quality and Operations

Galway Hospice – Director of Quality & Operations

Galway Hospice Foundation is a voluntary organisation providing specialist inpatient, home care and day care palliative services, predominantly for County Galway, in  partnership with the HSE.  It has developed into a centre of excellence...
Mark, Gabriel and Frank Donnellan, Ballinasloe, display their prize exhibits at the Ballinasloe Fair in October 1975.

Galway In Days Gone By

1917 Docks development A correspondent this week strongly criticises the public men of Galway for their want of activity in regard to the development of the Harbour and Docks. It is not possible at this time,...
End of an era as the railway bridge at Ballyglunin is about to be removed as part of the N63 road improvement works.

End of an era as bridge at Ballyglunin leaves the track

Country Living with Francis Farragher Everything and everyone moves on, and there’s always a certain inevitability about the progress of roads and infrastructure, but yet there were many little emotional ripples last Saturday morning close...

Be very careful what you order this festive season

Country Living with Francis Farragher NO one should ever have to work or socialise in an environment where there is any element of harassment – and that’s probably a ‘given’ among all reasonable minded people...


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