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Galway In Days Gone By

1919 Doctors’ fees Mr. P. Claffey presided at the weekly meeting of the Ballinasloe Board of Guardians held on Saturday. There also attended: Messrs. T.J. Dolan,...

Galway In Days Gone By

1919 Unlawful assembly A Special Court was held on Saturday at Eglinton-street barracks, Galway, before Mr. J. B. K. Hill, R.M., at which Patrick Coyne, Michael...

Library amnesty triggers tale richer than fairy story borrowed in 1949

The connection between Galway, scarlet fever, library books and a plane carrying post-war Italian emigrants to Venezuela isn’t altogether clear at first – but...

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 Influenza epidemic The influenza epidemic continues to prevail with unabated virulence in the county, and from various parts, reports of deaths are still being made....

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 Shot at by men dressed as women One Sunday evening, at about 5 p.m., a boy named Patrick Ryan, son of Mrs. Ryan, Main-st., Loughrea,...

Galway In Days Gone By

1918 Fiercest gale Following the wettest month for forty years, came during last week-end the fiercest gale within living memory. On Saturday night the wind blew...

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