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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 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.
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).
Galway’s ability to cut take goal chances when they presented themselves was the decisive factor in this Connacht Ladies Senior Football Championship replay.
Galway City Museum is this week rolling out the last of the very popular Sustainable Living Series which was funded by Creative Ireland. The aim of the series is to give participants practical tips on how to adopt a more sustainable model of living and to encourage them to start taking small steps to Refuse, Rethink, Reduce, Reuse, Repair, Recycle and Rot.
THE GALWAY Review 7, the latest anthology of prose, poetry, stories, and essays by Galway and international writers, will be launched by the Mayor of Galway, Labour city councillor Niall McNelis, next week.
The Galway City Council has agreed to raise a Capital Assistance Scheme (CAS) loan for the construction of nine units for housing for women and children as a domestic violence refuge run by COPE Galway.
The surviving mayors of Galway city have this week stated their committment to becoming ambassadors for the embattled Galway 2020 project. With less than 50 weeks until the city becomes the official European Capital of Culture, the group of mayors have promised to do all they can to ensure that the project is a resounding success.
Rents in Galway city are the second highest in the State, according to a the Residential Tenancies Board Ireland’s rent index for the third quarter of 2018, which has just been published.
The Galway City Council has agreed to support the the establishment of an annual Make Way Day taking place on September 26 2018.