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Remembering Elizabeth Ellam

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My great grandmother, Elizabeth Ellam, was killed on the RMS Leinster when on October 10 1918, exploded and sank following a ruthless German submarine attack shortly after the ship had departed Dun Laoghaire, on her way to Holyhead in Wales. It was practically one month to the day before World War I was declared officially over.

Dubs ready to drive for five

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The Dubs drive for five is well and truly under way after they comprehensively defeated Tyrone in last Sunday's final to claim a record equalling fourth title in a row.

The Garda Barracks, Salthill

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The building which houses the Garda station in Salthill was originally called Forster Park and was constructed as a summer house by the Blake Forster family at the end of the 18th century. In 1850, it was bought by the Palmer family who were well known whiskey distillers, flour millers, and makers of porter. Most of their business was based in Nuns’ Island. Their coat of arms can still be seen on the facade of this building. We can presume that Palmer’s Rock (sometimes known as Saunder’s Rock), on the shore in front of this house, was named after a member of the family.

Appreciating life — Clarinbridge teenager to hold thank you tea party for Cancer Care West

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Katie Joyce has been through the mill, yet she is still only in her teens. For the past two years, the Clarinbridge teenager has battled serious illness, yet through it all, has faced all her challenges with determination and realisation that you do not fully appreciate life until your health is challenged.

Cosmetic procedures

I am considering getting Botox. I am nervous about something going wrong. I know that Byrne Carolan Cunningham Solicitors have a Medical Negligence Department and I wonder if you have come across many legal cases where cosmetic procedures have not worked out as they should?

Galway’s new anaesthetist: ‘Stuffed with learning’

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Two remarkable Galway people, Conor O’Malley and Sal Joyce, grew up in the Maam Valley, Connemara, in the closing years of the 19th century. Although they were cousins, they probably never met until they were both doctors working side by side in the Galway Central Hospital, on Prospect Hill, the forerunner of the present University Hospital, in the 1920s.

More than eighty Galway girls emigrated on the ‘Earl Grey Scheme’

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Between 1848 and 1850 more than 4,000 adolescent female orphans emigrated from Irish workhouses to the Australian colonies arriving in Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide. Their emigration become known as the ‘Earl Grey Scheme’ after its principle architect, Earl Grey, Secretary of State for the Colonies at the time of the Great Famine, suggested the move, and organised its operation.

Rick O’Shea launches rocket at Medtronic to announce Galway Science & Technology Festival

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RTÉ 2FM presenter Rick O’Shea officially launched the 19th Galway Science & Technology Festival, part of National Science Week, hosted by the main sponsor Medtronic Parkmore in their Customer Innovation Centre on Tuesday.

Rugby: Pro 12 Connacht's victory celebrations cut short as Ulster test looms

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What a week for Connacht Rugby. Top of the league with four Pro 12 games remaining, Connacht have had precious little time to celebrate a momentous victory over Leinster as they head to Belfast to face Ulster this evening.

Connacht's victory celebrations cut short as Ulster test looms

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What a week for Connacht Rugby. Top of the league with four Pro 12 games remaining, Connacht have had precious little time to celebrate a momentous victory over Leinster as they head to Belfast to face Ulster tomorrow evening.

 

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