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The organiser of the recent Saddle Up For Epilepsy Cycle, Brenda Quigg from Breaffy, says the event was a huge success and issued a heartfelt thanks to all of those who supported the cycle.
Galwegians who died aboard the Famine ships, those who made it start a new life in Canada and the US, and those who manned the ships that bore them will be honoured in the city next week.
“Opening of New premises. Michael Cloherty, ironmonger and seedsman begs to inform his numerous customers and the public in general, that owing to his premises in Williamsgate Street having been burnt down, and being desirous of meeting the requirements of his Patrons, he has purchased the extensive premises owned by his brother, Mr Henry Cloherty, and known as 36, Shop Street, Galway, which he has stocked with an extensive Supply of all descriptions of Goods suitable to his Trade, so that those who patronised him in the past may not suffer any inconvenience in obtaining whatever class of goods they may require, in keeping with the business carried on in his late establishment.
Mark Kennedy, a driving force behind The Galway Famine Memorial committee and the Galway Famine Ship Memorial Project, will give a public lecture on The Famine tonight.
THIS SATURDAY and Sunday will see two nights of indie, rock, metal, electronic alternative and punk at the Roisin Dubh. Twelve bands are giving it everything in aid of the Celia Griffin Famine Memorial.
GO PANDA Go began life as a duo in County Donegal before relocating to Galway where they became a quartet, and then come the New Year, they expanded to a quintet.
It’s Thursday night which means it’s Strange Brew in the Róisín Dubh, the night when the city’s indie music fans are out to hear Gugai spinning the very latest music by the coolest alternative bands.
The proposal for a memorial to Famine victims on Mutton Island, made recently by Galwayman and writer Mark Kennedy, deserves the full support of Galway people and organisations.
They say in sport getting the first win is the hardest, that once that elusive initial victory has been achieved, subsequent success is easier to come by.