Search Results for 'James Connolly'
51 results found.
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore’s visit to the city today will be greeted by the United Left Alliance Galway, who will be protesting against the Government’s austerity measures and the €1.25 billion payout to the dead bank Anglo.
Sunday’s Senior hurling county final has a familiar look about it, with either James Stephens or Ballyhale Shamrocks appearing in every final for the last seven years, except 2010.
Sunday: Nowlan Park 3.30. O’Loughlin Gaels v Ballyhale Shamrocks
Rice a doubt for Carrickshock
Mock funeral processions to remember “the innocent killed by the British and US war machines in their on-going illegal wars” are to take place in Galway.
Following the news of the Rising in Dublin on Easter Monday April 25 1916, Galway was in the grip of rumour and anxiety. The Galway ‘rising’, consisting of about 600 men led by Liam Mellows, but poorly armed, was creating mayhem in the county. Police ( RIC) stations were being attacked, telegraph poles were cut down, and trains were not running. Galway was virtually cut off from news of developments elsewhere. Then panic ensued when on Tuesday a British warship, HMS Gloucester, steamed into the bay and indiscriminately opened fire into the coastline, and further inland. Refugees began to arrive in the town.
Connacht coach Eric Elwood will be hoping to continue the momentum set in last month’s final round of Challenge Cup games when they host the Scarlets on Saturday (7.35pm).
A Mullingar man managed to save €900 in fines when the judge in Tullamore re-heard his case, despite the court having finished for the day.
On October 22 1959 an unusual play opened at the Royal Court theatre, London; a theatre never afraid to be different. It had after all presented John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger* three years previously - a play which rocked the establishment, and transformed English drama for ever. The critics adored it, it played to full houses every night, and it made lots of money for everyone concerned.
ON FRIDAY October 1 the Town Hall Theatre is presenting a tribute to author John Arden to mark the writer’s 80th year.