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The Black and Tans' raid on O’Flaherty’s Pub

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The tall building in the centre of our picture of New Docks Road taken in 1903 was known as “Gas Tank” Flaherty’s pub. We presume he got his nickname because of the gasworks across the street. It was here that the distinguished English painter Augustus John lived for several weeks in 1914. He did a lot of painting and drawing around the city and especially the docks area, but when the World War I started, he began to worry that the locals would regard him as an English spy, so he went back to England.

Galway's fashion stores bursting with value and style as sector seizes new opportunities

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The biggest surprise Anthony Ryan got when he re-opened his fashion shop after the lockdown was the demand for underwear.

Domino’s delivering 200,000 slices of pizza for Feed The Heroes and people in need

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Domino’s Pizza Group, one of the nation’s best loved pizza companies, has pledged a further 100,000 slices of pizza to frontline workers as part of th its ongoing partnership with Feed The Heroes.

Exciting programme of events set for Tuar Ard Arts Centre

Tuar Ard Arts Centre in Moate have launched their busy new programme of events for autumn and winter, which aims to entertain all ages from September through to December!

'Students will be encouraged to reach their potential in a happy, safe, and inclusive environment'

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Galway's new second level school, and the first Educate Together secondary school in the county, was last Friday officially opened in its temporary accommodation at Grianach House beside Galway Crystal, Merlin Park.

Liam O’Flaherty’s Hollywood sojourn

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BORN ON The Aran Islands in 1896, Liam O’Flaherty was to become one of the most distinguished and prolific writers of 20th century Ireland. His first book, Thy Neighbour’s Wife, was published in 1923 and was followed by an avalanche of novels, short stories, and poems in English and as Gaeilge, as well as travelogues.

Hospice may look at alternative site after planning setback

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The board of Galway Hospice is to take time to review the decision of An Bord Pleanala to overturn its planning permission for the development of a new 36-bed hospice at Merlin Park, and may if necessary look at an alternative site for the facility.

O’Flaherty calls for council action on illegal dumping

Independent Councillor Terry O’Flaherty has called on Galway City Council to take action against a small number of householders who refuse to pay for domestic waste collections and dump their refuse instead in local alleyways and green spaces.

Councillor calls for action to tackle horses roaming in Ballybane

The lives of people living in a Galway City Council estate on the east side of the city are being turned to misery as a result of problems caused by horses freely roaming the area, posing a danger to children who cannot be let out to play according to a Galway city councillor.

Bish footballers impress in Connacht final

St Joseph's (The Bish) won the Connacht Junior A Football Championship with a superb display on Tuesday in Headford GAA grounds, beating St Gerald's, Castlebar, on an impressive scoreline of 3-15 to 0-6.

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