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The Anglo-Irish Treaty - A flawed document, or the means to achieve freedom?

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As a direct consequence of the death of three National Army soldiers during a botched raid on the barracks in Headford on Sunday April 8 1923, six anti-Treaty young men, already in Galway jail, were selected for immediate execution. They had been arrested during a raid on their training camp in the Currandulla area six weeks earlier.

Remembering ‘Williameen’ McDonagh

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We have two photographs today of groups from Our Lady's Boys' Club. Firstly, a club rugby team that made history by winning the Connacht Junior League for the first time in 1959, and secondly, some club members taken on the annual camp in Lough Cutra Castle, c1956.

JPC off to rocky start as councillors feel ‘untrusted’

This week’s meeting of the Joint Policing Committee of Galway City Council got off to a stormy start when councillors complained that they felt untrusted by Gardai because the crime stats reports normally furnished before a meeting would not be circulated until afterwards.

New exhibition at Galway City Museum marks century since vote on Anglo-Irish Treaty

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Today June 16 marks the centenary anniversary of the general election in which Irish voters had the opportunity to vote for candidates who supported or rejected the Anglo-Irish Treaty, which granted Dominion Status, similar to that of Canada and South Africa, to 26 of the 32 counties of Ireland.

Galway’s first Freeman

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On August 31, 1939, Dr Douglas Hyde, President of Ireland, signed his name in Irish in a small leather-bound book as the first Freeman of Galway.

Time to rebuild relationships between councillors and city council officials

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Relationships matter. They impact on all our lives - daily. Some we do not notice, maybe take for granted. Others we work at, consciously. Whether we realise it or not, the former matter, the latter not as much.

Why cyclists now doubt councillors intentions over Salthill Cycleway

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Cycling enthusiasts are sick. Reading last week’s extensive coverage of the Salthill Cycleway issue in the Galway Advertiser caused our stomachs to drop as we read how the opinions of some of the elected councillors on the proposal have changed.

Galway City Museum welcomes you over the Christmas break

The team at the Galway City Museum would like to thank all its visitors for their support during 2021 and look forward to seeing you over the Christmas break.

Transport to the city for a euro as Park and Ride returns for Christmas season

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The annual Park & Ride Christmas Service makes a welcome return to the city this year.


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