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‘Lockdown Diaries’ - seeking stories of older people's experience of the pandemic

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THE GALWAY County Council and Galway Public Libraries are seeking submissions from older residents of Galway city and county to reflect on life in Ireland during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Galway City Museum launches pandemic project “Dear Galway…”

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Galway City Museum is inviting the people of Galway to write a letter to future generations of Galwegians. The museum is asking the public to share their lived experiences of dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic and to offer advice to future generations on how to cope during a global crisis.

City council to develop a commemorative calendar

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Galway city councillors are calling for the development of a calendar of commemorative occasions in 2020 to mark the centenary of significant events of the War of Independence that occurred in Galway during 1920.

From Galway to Graceland

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IT WAS on the streets of Galway that an Englishman and an American woman met, quite by chance, one day in 2016, and discovering a shared love of folk music led them to form the folk duo, A Different Thread.

Galway athletes produce podium finishes

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Galway City Harriers women claimed the winner's podium at the Irish Life Health National Indoor Senior Championships in Athlone Indoor Arena the weekend.

City council approves loan to buy houses for Galway Simon

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The Galway City Council has agreed to raise a loan under the Capital Assistance Scheme (CAS) for the acquisition of five properties by Galway Simon Community.

Stunning large family home just twenty minutes from Galway city

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Sherry FitzGerald welcomes this wonderful five bedroom detached family home to the market. Located just 20 minutes’ drive from Galway city in a peaceful countryside setting, this is a stunning, B3 rated, property presented in excellent condition measuring approximately 290sq m (3,130sq ft).

An old Galway taxi rank

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The word ‘hackney’ derives from the place name Hackney in London which supplied horses from the surrounding meadows. An ordinance for the regulation of hackney coachmen in London was approved by the English Parliament in 1654 to “remedy the many inconveniences [that] do daily arise by reason of the late increase and great irregularity of coaches and coachmen.” The first hackney carriage licences date from 1662. Licences applied literally to horse-drawn carriages, later modernised to ‘hansom cabs’ that operated as vehicles for hire.

The Galway Carol Singers

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The Galway Carol Singers were formed in the late 1930s by members of the Junior Conference of the St Vincent de Paul Society. Benny Brennan from West House got the idea originally, and then a committee was formed from various conferences in town. It included Robert Pierce, Joe Lardner, Paddy Donoghue, Mattie Fahy, John Fahy, Pádraic Spelman, and Peter Griffin. The idea was for the singers to raise much needed funds for the society.

Stunning family home just twenty minutes from Galway city

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Sherry FitzGerald welcomes this wonderful large five bedroom detached family home to the market. Located just 20 minutes’ drive from Galway city in a peaceful countryside setting, this is a truly stunning, B3 rated property presented in excellent condition and measuring approximately 290sq m (3,130sq ft).

 

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