Search Results for 'John Joyce'

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Outstanding countryside family home

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Joint agents DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard and DNG John Joyce have just launched to the market this impressive five bedroom family residence, comprising c3,340sq ft of spacious living area and set on a beautifully landscaped site of c0.7 acre. Located just south of the N63 at Ballyglunin Junction (Finns Cross) and approximately 4km from the town of Abbeyknockmoy, it has the additional benefit of being within a five minute drive of the M17, allowing access to Dublin, Limerick, and Sligo by motorway, as well as Galway city which is only 25km away.

Stunning family home in the Corofin countryside

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Joint agents DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard and DNG John Joyce are offering to the market this stunning four bedroom family residence, set on a beautifully landscaped one acre site located less than 2km north of Corofin village, 23km north of Galway city, and within 4km of the M17, offering easy access to Dublin, Limerick, and Sligo.

Fr Lally’s Street League under 14 champions, 1965

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In 1881, Father Lally was made parish priest of Rahoon. At the time the parish was served by two churches, Bushypark and Barna, Dr McEvilly, Bishop of Galway was appointed as Archbishop of Tuam, and Father Lally was made Vicar Capitular of the Diocese in the interregnum until the appointment of a successor to Dr McEvilly. Dr McEvilly was aware that the very large parish of Rahoon had no central church so he gave Fr Lally money to start the process of erecting a new church beside the Presentation Convent. Fr Lally collected the funds and employed direct labour to build the church. The foundation stone of St Joseph’s was laid on April 22, 1882, and the church was consecrated on February 7, 1886.

Inspirations for a poet

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Week II

Ten more chances to win All Ireland Final tickets on Friday night

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Mayo GAA are running a Friday Night bonus draw for 10 All Ireland Final tickets, the draw closes this Friday, September 8 at 10pm, with winners announced on Saturday, September 9.

Galway minor footballers, 1960

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The All-Ireland Minor Gaelic Football Championship for under-18 boys was introduced in the late 1920s by the GAA, the first champions were Clare in 1929.

A letter from the sheriff

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On the night of August 18, 1882, five members of one family, John Joyce, his wife Brighid, his mother Mairéad, his daughter Peigí, and his son Micheál, were murdered in Maamtrasna on the Galway/Mayo border. The motive for this multiple murder is unclear, but John was suspected of sheep stealing, his mother of being an informer, and his daughter of cavorting with the RIC who would have been the natural enemy of the locals. Two members of the family survived the horrific attack; a nine-year-old boy, Patsy, who was badly injured, and his older brother Máirtín who was working for a family in a neighbouring farm on the night.

 

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