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Triathlone takes sporting centre stage this weekend

 

Robert Gregory and Nora Summers fall in love

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Week II

Why you should visit Malta

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With Malta capital city named a European Capital of Culture for 2018, it's no surprise that the Mediterranean island has plenty of events and activities to shout about in the coming year.

Get to know Clonbur this weekend

Are you ready for Spring? The village of Clonbur is the place to be next Saturday morning Feb 25 when the first of the Spring festivals get off around the country.

The Galway Archaeological & Historical Society AGM

The Galway Archaeological & Historical Society AGM takes place in the Harbour Hotel on Monday, 9th January, 2017, and will be preceded by a Lecture, commencing at 8.00 p.m. to be given by Peadar O’Dowd entitled, “1916 and the Fight for Independence – Impact on a Galway Family”. The family involved is the former Crowe family of Bohermore, in which Martin, Julia and William were active during the Fight for Independence, while their father, John, escaped death from English naval shelling during the 1916 Galway rebellion. Martin was subsequently interred in Ballykinlar Internment Camp in County Down during 1921, and his story is contained in Vol. 48 (1996) of the society’s journal.

Robert MacDonald, sanitary and heating engineer

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This photograph was taken in 1900 of the staff of Robert MacDonald, the plumber from Dominick Street. The business was started by his father, Peter MacDonald (late manager for Ross and Murray), who advertised himself in 1887 as “Plumber, Brassfounder and Gasfitter”.

‘What part of Galway is Ireland situated?’

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By the 16th century Galway was a compact, well laid out town with handsome buildings. The wealth of the Tribal families, built up over decades of canny and adventurous trade, was reflected in their luxurious homes; fragments of which, in delicate carved limestone, remain around the old town.

Leafing through Lloyd Cole’s songbook

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It is hard to believe that it is been more than 30 years since Rattlesnakes announced the arrival of the singular pop sensibility of Lloyd Cole. Literate and melodic with airy allusions to the likes of Eve Marie Saint and Simone Du Beauvoir, it was one of the defining albums of its time and sounds just as good today.

Nineteenth century Galway elections

Elections in the 19th century were a great deal more lively, entertaining, and violent than those of the present day.

Local girl showcases Junk Kouture design on the red carpet for London Royal Premiere of Spectre

The red carpet was awash with stars at the London Royal Premier of Spectre at the Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday night, and rubbing shoulders with the biggest names in the business was none other than Moate girl Adelina Hmelevska.

 

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