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Walking the Line

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Walking the Line is the title of an important book written by Kevin Brophy which describes his childhood growing up in Renmore Barracks. The ‘Line’ is the path alongside the railway line on the causeway between the barracks and the station, and is seen in our photograph c1960.

The girl with the green coat, and so on….

Week III

Hynes’ shop, a brief history

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In the 1920s a family named Healy from College Road built three houses on Forster Street. The owner of the first house (next door to Harry Clare’s stonemason’s yard) was a Jewish man named Isaac. He did piano repairs and his daughter was an opera singer. He worked from a shed at the back of the house. In the 1930s he sold the house to John McDonagh from Glann near Oughterard, who was married to Mary Anne Spellman from Fermoyle. They opened a grocery shop and a lending library.

Breaking a world record - Portwest launches new campaign with Connacht Rugby

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Portwest, in partnership with Connacht Rugby, has launched a new road safety for all campaign , Be Bright on Safety, which also aims to set a new world record.

Enigma Wellness Clinic — helping people on journey to parenthood and personal wellness

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The Enigma Wellness Clinic at College Road is successfully helping many people on their journey to parenthood and personal wellness. Located above the landmark premises of The Huntsman Inn Hotel on College Road, it is based in a beautiful, state of the art premises where we met owner and lead practitioner, Maura Farragher, to discuss her recently launched specialist fertility enhancing programmes, which support individuals and couples to prepare and plan a healthy and sustainable pregnancy.

Connacht Rugby to host record crowds at Sportsground this season

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The public have really got behind Connacht Rugby side this season with record numbers expected though the gates and renewal rates of season tickets on a par with the unforgettable title-winning season of 2016.

Take your chance to shape our city centre

Cities should never be judged by their girth, by the amount of time it takes to cross from one suburb to another. They should not be judged by vast motorways going through their hearts or by the numbers who pound the pavements getting to and fro.

City celebrates one hundred and twenty years of local democracy

Mayor of Galway City, Mike Cubbard, and Deputy Mayor, Donal Lyons, launched a visual exhibition celebrating 120 years of local democracy in Ireland on Tuesday.

Holistic health at Enigma Wellness Clinic

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Passionate about the holistic approach, Galway woman Maura Farragher of Enigma Wellness Clinic, a qualified nurse and midwife, has more than 20 years of experience of patient care, nurturing clients with a combination of complementary therapies. Enigma Wellness Clinic recently opened upstairs at The Huntsman, College Road. Those who benefit greatly from the Enigma approach are people who may suffer from tiredness and fatigue, low mood, anxiety and stress, sleep issues and insomnia, fibromyalgia, stomach and digestion complaints, sinus problems, hay fever, and migraine as well as infertility and pregnancy induction.

The Dockers’ Rugby Team

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Galway Rovers Rugby Football club first played competitively in 1899. In 1907 they won the Connacht Junior Cup, which had been presented two years previously to the union by Professor Alfred Senior. The club disbanded after that, probably during World War I, but it was revived by a man named John L Sullivan in 1931. At the time, rugby was a very popular sport in Galway, Galwegians RFC had been in existence for a while as had UCG, Corinthians had just been formed, the Bish, St Mary’s, and the Grammar all played rugby, as did Salthill.

 

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