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A trophy in honour of John O’Dowd will be presented to the winner of the Irish National Oyster Opening Championship 2018 on Friday September 28 in the Galway Oyster Festival Marquee.
Kathleen B Curran, who began working for the Galway Harbour Board after she left school, would rise spectacularly through the ranks to become the combined Harbour Master and secretary to the Port Authority (an unheard of position for a woman in Ireland). She was intimately involved in all of the major events which the harbour witnessed during the latter part of the last century. But I am sure she took particular pleasure, as an Irish language enthusiast and a great admirer of the poet WB Yeats, when Galway was picked out to play a role in the great poet’s funeral.
A trophy will be presented tomorrow night (Friday) to the winner of the Irish National Oyster Opening Championship 2017 in honour of the late John O’Dowd whose sterling efforts to promote Galway at home and abroad are legendary.