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Joseph Gaynor, a Galway busker

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Busking is the practice of performing in public places, street performances for tips or gratuities, voluntary donations. It may come from the Spanish word buscar – to seek (fame and fortune), or the Latin word buscare – to procure, to gain.

Heartbreak for Galway as Cork prevail after late venue switch

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Controversy off the field, but on the pitch Cork were able to produce a comprehensive 2-17 to 0-13 victory over Galway in Sunday's All Ireland Senior Ladies Football semi-final.

Get Cooking For Breast Cancer Research!

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The National Breast Cancer Research Institute are calling all cooking enthusiasts to join them for a very exciting ‘Cook-A-Long’ fundraising event on Thursday October 29th from 7:30-9pm with Cepta Mahon of Cookalicious.ie.

'We want to be the grown-ups in the CBD food supplement space'

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For the uninitiated, cannabidiol or CBD as it is most commonly known, invokes images of individuals chilling out and getting 'high'. However, as Chanelle McCoy highlights, although CBD is derived from the cannabis plant, it does not produce a psychoactive effect, is not addictive, and does not cause a 'high'. The compound which is responsible for these side effects is called Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC.

Leonard goal put Rabbitt's ladies top

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Galway Ladies have gone top of the division one table thanks to a facile 1-12 to 0-4 win over Tipperary, and Cork’s surprise loss to Donegal at the weekend.

Lenaboy Avenue, c1890

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This photograph was taken from the top of Dalysfort Road (which seems to have been little more than a track at the time) and shows Lenaboy Avenue at the bottom of the hill and part of the main Salthill Road in the distance. Most of the buildings in the avenue were part of the Whaley Estate. Many of the occupants were fishermen and many of them had seaweed rights which were quite valuable at the time. The avenue was a main pathway to the shore for people living inland at the time.

Yeah, I know where ya mean

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What kinda person are ya? Are you an auld stock…or a new stock who thinks they’re auld stock…or a new stock who doesn’t knew they’re new stock. Are you a Moons or Brown Thomas person? If I said I’d meet ya at Moons in ten minutes, would I find ya there? Are ya someone who went to UCG or the RTC? And not NUI Galway or GMIT?

The magic of Glynn’s

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It was Leonard Martin’s idea to bring Santa Claus to Galway for the first time when he introduced him to his shop in Mainguard Street. It was such a novelty that the mayor, Joe Costelloe, came formally to the shop to welcome Santa and shake his hand. Leonard Martin’s shop (where St Anthony’s Credit Union is today) opened in 1941. For most of the year it was largely a hardware shop but at Christmas it became a toyshop exclusively. The man who played Santa Claus was a war veteran named Jack Kerr.

 

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