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The first co-ed class in the Jes
St Ignatius College’ on Sea Road opened its doors for the first time in 1862. The Jesuits built a residence and a church at the same time and the move proved to be a success for them. Attendances at Mass and ceremonies grew rapidly. The college, however, was more of a challenge. The boys ranged in age from nine to 13 and the subjects taught included mathematics, Latin, Greek, and elocution. The numbers at first were as expected. They grew steadily to 90 in 1865 and reached 110 by 1874, but they began to fall thereafter and were inconsistent from year to year. The number recorded for 1899 was 49.
Biography of Raiftearaí to be launched in Kiltimagh
The award-winning biography of pre-famine poet and songwriter, Mise Raiftearaí an Fíodóir Focal (I am Raiftearaí the word-weaver), recently awarded the prestigious Gradam Uí Shúilleabháin, Irish-language Book of the Year Award, is to be launched in Raiftearaí’s native Kiltimagh by the Most Rev Brendan Kelly, Bishop of Achonry.
Interest levels high at DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard open viewings
Leading Galway property expert DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard has once again recorded huge turnouts at its latest open viewings ahead of its upcoming auction on Friday November 27. The company is bringing almost 40 properties to the auction floor in the Radisson Blu Hotel in what is sure to be a must-attend day for those in the market who are looking for value.
Find clothing, furniture, and homewares at O’Toole’s Department Store Tuam
Headford natives Joe and Helen O’Toole first came to Tuam in 1967 and opened a supermarket on Bishop St. The late Mrs O’Toole always had an eye for fashion and it was her inspiration that led to a fashion house/drapery opening over the supermarket.
DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard to hold major November auction
With the arrival of winter, the auction team in DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard are busy putting together the finishing touches to the last of their 2015 autumn auction series. The November 27 auction will see almost 40 lots come to the market with the usual eclectic mix of properties, with something to suit all types of buyer. The Galway city based auction expert is going from strength to strength and looking to continue with its 92 per cent success rate at auction.
Thousands gather to pay last respects to Garda Tony Golden
The late Garda Tony Golden, who was killed in the line of duty last Sunday, was laid to rest yesterday in St Paul's Cemetery, Heynestown, County Louth, following his funeral Mass which took place in St Oliver Plunkett's Church in Blackrock. Garda Golden, who was a native of Ballina, was given a State funeral which was attended by thousands of mourners including President Michael D Higgins and An Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Other dignitaries who attended his funeral included Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan, political representatives from all parties, the chaplains to the Garda and the Defence Forces, Bishop of Killala John Fleming, and Father Gerard O'Hora, Parish Priest of Ballina.
Investors out in force at O’Donnellan & Joyce all day property auction
Investors were out in force this week, seeking value for money in Galway city centre properties with notable interest in properties close to NUI Galway and the city centre at O’Donnellan & Joyce’s fifth all-day property auction of 2015, where €5m in property sales was generated.
New development for second level education in Athlone
The Bishop of Elphin, Kevin Doran, this week announced that St Joseph’s College and St Aloysius College will amalgamate in September 2017 to form a new Catholic voluntary secondary school for boys and girls.
Inspirational Mizens to speak at national faith event in Knock
The parents of murdered UK schoolboy, Jimmy Mizen, are to speak at Knock Shrine later this month about their inspirational campaign to spread a message of compassion and hope. Barry and Margaret Mizen lost their son Jimmy, one day after his 16th birthday, when he was violently attacked by another teenager in a bakery in south London in 2008.
Lovely four bed in Fort Lorenzo
O'Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers is offering for sale an attractive four bed semidetached home built by Brennan Homes in 1996. Bru Na Mara is a lovely residential estate found in the Fort Lorenzo development located off the upper Bishop O'Donnell Road, Galway, and adjacent to the crossroads at the junction of Taylor's Hill and Threadneedle Road. The development comprises a mixture of two and three bed semidetached homes in a quiet cul de sac to the rear of Fort Lorenzo.