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Shortly before midnight on February 18 1946, the cargo ship The Moyalla steamed into Galway Bay. It was a foggy night. The Galway pilot, Coleman Flaherty was watching the approach of the ship from the bothareen at Barna waiting for the ship to signal for a pilot. Unusually she steamed along without requesting any.
Yesterday was D Day for 3,000 Galway students who received their Leaving Cert results, and they now face an agonising five-day wait before CAO offers are released on Monday.