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Yoko Ono, the widow of John Lennon, believes her late husband would be "very satisfied" with the music education bus that has been named in his honour.
Another critical contest in Galway United's SSE Airtricity League premier division season is scheduled for tomorrow evening when Tommy Dunne's side host Bray Wanderers at Eamonn Deacy Park.
A bumper attendance is expected at Eamonn Deacy Park for Saturday's friendly between Galway United and a Liverpool XI, kick off 2pm.
There’s an auld Irish saying that me great granny used to say as she chewed a sod of turf on the days the baccy ran out, spitting it out across a room and nearly taking the head off the cat sat dozing on the range. “ And as the cat ran yelping around the room and headfirst into the fire, she’d gawk at me and say “Geraldine…” (She always called me Geraldine) “Níl an samhradh tagtha go dtí go n-eitlíonn pearóid ilsineach os cionn na feirme i mí Iúil” And as I’d rush to the focloir to make out what the focloir she was saying to me, I saw what her line meant “
THEY HAVE been called “serious challengers for the area populated by the likes of Fleet Foxes, Mumford and Sons, and The Low Anthem" by Hotpress and “one of the most promising young bands to come out of Ireland in several decades,” according to Maverick.
Our man south of the border, Ray Silke caught up with two of the men who could shape the outcome of Sunday's game in Salthill this week, Cillian O'Connor and Gary O'Donnell
Up-for-a-challenge Galwegians can test their reactions and hand eye co-ordination in a sports challenge on Saturday.
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.
The British ocean liner RMS Lusitania, famous for its luxurious accommodations and speed capability, primarily ferried people and goods across the Atlantic Ocean between the United States and Great Britain. On May 1, 1915, the Lusitania left port in New York for Liverpool to make her 202nd trip across the Atlantic. On board were 1,959 people, 159 of whom were Americans.
The students of St Joseph’s Secondary School, Foxford, got a chilling lesson on the horrors of the Nazi regime yesterday (Thursday) when Irish based Holocaust survivor, Tomi Reichental, travelled to Mayo to share his experiences as a boy in the notorious concentration camp Bergen-Belson.