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‘Spanish Flu’ ended summer 1919, but a more virulent epidemic remained

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The so-called ‘Spanish Flu’ of 1918/19 came in three phases, leading to the false hope that as each phase appeared to be on the wane, it only returned with a vengeance, creating misery and fear throughout the country.

Galway restaurants honoured in Michelin awards

By Una Sinnott

Dozens of Galway GPs are set to retire in the coming decade, health forum is told

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Based on the official retirement age of 72 years, twenty four GMS GPs are due to retire in the next decade (2021 to 2030) in Co. Galway, four of which refer to the East Galway LE Area.

Kenny's Bookshop and Gallery at 80

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On a day in October 1936, a young woman, Maureen Canning, from Mohill, County Leitrim, left her digs in Lower Salthill and began to walk, for the first time, to what was then University College Galway.

‘I have never loved but once in my life’

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‘Well what do you have to say to Jim now after all our little squabbles he could not live without me for a month can you imagine my joy when I received a telegram from London a week after Jim and georgie on their way’…….wrote Nora in her unpunctuated flow of words, to her partner’s sister Eileen from her mother’s home in Bowling Green, in July 1912.

Impossible to build city ring road without major impact on homes and businesses, Kyne tells hearing

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Senator Sean Kyne has told the resumed An Bord Pleanála Oral Hearing on the N6 Galway City Ring Road Project that is impossible to thread a new, high quality road between the city and Lough Corrib without creating a major impact on homes and businesses.

Inishmore house with spectacular views for auction

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Obtaining planning permission to build a house on any of the Aran Islands is a very difficult task, to say the least. In an effort to keep the Islands from being over developed, the restrictions attached to those who apply to erect a dwelling will all but eliminate anyone who Is not a native Islander. So, when an existing house comes to the market for sale, there are always a number of buyers waiting in the wings, with a view to purchasing on what is considered one of the most stunning locations in Ireland.

Aran Islands ferry on its way from Hong Kong

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Ireland’s largest domestic ferry, Saoirse na Farraige to be operated by Aran Island Ferries, is on its way to Galway from Hong Kong, becoming the sixth ferry in their fleet.

Pristine bungalow in Furbo

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O'Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers is offering to the market via private treaty this excellent detached bungalow in the scenic Furbo village. The property is situated on the coastal route between Galway city and Spiddal along the picturesque Wild Atlantic Way.

Aerial/Sparks - an art trail on Inis Óirr

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INIS ÓIRR, the smallest of the Aran Islands, and with a deep-rooted maritime culture, is the setting for the Aerial/Sparks Art Trail which takes place from September 11 to 27.


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