Search Results for 'Eyre Square'
1129 results found.
A trader at the historic St Nicholas’ street market in Galway has called on the Galway City Council to ditch its plan to drive the world-famous, 400-year-old artisan food and craft market from the city.
Victoria House is located in the heart of Galway city at the top of Merchants Road. It occupies a high profile position just off Eyre Square. It is a prestigious detached three storey protected building, built in the late 19th century. It is surrounded by numerous business including the Hardiman Hotel, AIB, the Victoria Hotel, and the Eyre Square Shopping Centre.
Phyl Kennedy Bruen
"Galway hit harder than Hurricane Flora" on Sunday when the Corrib County senior hurlers became the All Ireland champions after a wait of 57 years.
The Galway Vindicator of July 25, 1857, reported the arrival in Galway on board the SS Lady Eglinton, of two cannon, which had been shipped from Woolwich Arsenal, the main storage and distribution depot of Crimean War ordnance. These cannon, described as “64-pounders of a heavy and clumsy description, each weighing two tons,” were taken from the docks to the goods yard beside the railway station, where they were made ready for the handing over ceremony. They were part of a significant amount of Russian ordnance which had been captured in 1854 by the 88th Regiment at the Battle of Inkerman during the Crimean War. They were two of a number of artillery pieces that were presented by the war department to various cities as trophies.
A protest march scheduled for the city centre this weekend in solidarity with victims of racism has been called off due to concerns about the health risks posed by such a large gathering.
Imagine if you can, that you have been hibernating in the far end of the chamber at Newgrange all year, wrapped up in the darkness, comfortable with your own forced comfort, and only stirred and woken by the advancing light of that solstice sun making its way like an orange sabre, as if it is setting fire to the dusty floor until it rests at last at your bare foot.
Some of NUI Galway's 2019 MBA graduates talk about their experience.