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98’s — Under-16 Street League champions, 1968

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In 1893, a Bohermore hurling club was affiliated to the County Board. There was a strong nationalist tradition in the area and so the club evolved into Bohermore 98’s in honour of the centenary of the 1798 rebellion. The guiding lights of the club were Jim Tonery, Paddy ‘Ham’ Ruffle, and John Crowe. The club forfeited a County Championship in 1903 when one of their players was sent off. The team protested at the injustice of the decision and walked off the pitch. Their clubhouse was in Bohermore on a site that was later occupied by “Monto’s Shop” and is today covered with townhouses.

Set fee available at AP Kirrane auctioneering

APP Kirrane auctioneering, based in Bohermore (beside Tracy Bridal and Topaz), offers a professional and efficient service with fixed fees. Sell your property any area in Galway city or suburbs for a set fee of €1,500 (terms and conditions apply).

Continued success at Colleran’s auction

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The shortage of quality properties being offered for sale in and around Galway city was highlighted once again last week with standing room only at Don Colleran’s auction.

Free valuation service from Kirrane Auctioneers

Owners considering selling a residential or commercial property can now avail of a free valuation/appraisal service from Kirrane Auctioneers based in Bohermore.

Galway club hurling, 1884 to 1934

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An intriguing report appeared in the Galway Express of March 21 1903 which stated: “At Prospect Hill on St Patrick’s Day, two hurling matches were played between the Gaelic League v Queen’s College, and Castlegar v Bohermore. The National Independence Band, The Forster Street Fife and Drum Band and the Industrial School Band, with several thousand people, attended. In the match between the Gaelic League and Queen’s College, the League won by 3 – 3 to 2 – 0. Castlegar beat Bohermore.”

 

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