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Annie Kelly, and her quest for love

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Annie Kelly was just 19 when all her dreams appeared to be coming true. Annie was one of 11 children living with her widowed mother at Newgrove, Mountbellew, Co Galway. Her boyfriend, William Murphy, and her brother Thomas had earlier emigrated to Boston. Annie and William were pledged to be married just as soon as Annie got the money to follow him there. Full of excitement the young woman later sailed from Liverpool on the Cunard liner the Lusitania arriving in New York on April 24 1915.

Matthews Auctioneers to sell important Arthur Quinlan Collection

More than 170 lots from the important Arthur Quinlan collection will be auctioned by Matthews auctioneers of Oldcastle, Co Meath, next week.

Matthews Auctioneers to sell important Arthur Quinlan Collection

Matthews Auctioneers of Oldcastle, Co Meath are to sell an important Arthur Quinlan (1921-2012) Collection in their October 28, 600-lot auction of antiques.

Historic collection of former Irish Times journalist to be auctioned next week

More than 170 lots from the important Arthur Quinlan collection will be auctioned by Matthews auctioneers of Oldcastle, Co Meath, next week.

The poetic connection between Galway and Gogarty

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Six bed detached house on c14 acres

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The Hunting Lodge, Limerick Road, Oranmore, Co Galway, situated at the end of a tree-lined avenue surrounded by c.14 acres of land, together with a stable block, walled garden and orchard, all within one km of Oranmore village, has been brought to the market by Sherry FitzGerald.

The Coole door knocker will rat-a-tat-tat once again

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How many famous people lifted that heavy brass knocker on the door of Lady Augusta Gregory’s home at Coole, Co Galway, and gave it a resounding rat- a -tat -tat? It resounded again last weekend with all the authority of a grumpy judge’s gavel. The writer and broadcaster John Quinn, chairman of the 19th Autumn Gathering, used it to great effect to keep speakers to their time, and to summon people to the next event.

‘The panto has always been a gathering for Renmore’

ROBIN HOOD and The Babes in The Wood, Renmore’s 35th annual pantomime, which opens in the Town Hall Theatre this Sunday and runs until January 12, promises to be a spectacular adventure of laughter, music, and song for all of Galway to enjoy.

You’re A Champ celebrates 10 years

The You’re A Champ competition, organised by the Midlands Regional Youth Service, celebrated its 10th year of teamwork, youth participation, and fun last Friday.

More tales of Galway in Town Hall

TWO YEARS after it was first staged at the Town Hall Theatre, Tales of Galway returns for one night only, in revamped and enhanced form.

 

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