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The Mayor of Galway City, Cllr. Hildegarde Naughton last week announced the finalists of Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2012 at a press event which took place as part of the Seachtain na Gaeilge celebrations in the Eyre Square Centre.
On the 1820 map of Galway, the site of the Taibhdhearc was part of the then Augustinian Church. When the present church was built in the 1850s the site became derelict. The late Ned Joyce remembered a large tree growing on the site, a tree which stretched across the street to a tenement known as ‘The Windings’. The occupants used to hang their washing on the tree on fine days.