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Galway Gaol

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Our illustration today is of a ‘Wanted’ poster offering a reward for any information on a prisoner, John Hynes, who had escaped from Galway Gaol on November 29, 1892. We do not know what Mr Hynes was in jail for, but £100 was a lot of money in 1892, so it must have been a serious crime.

Pearse Stadium closes until spring

Pearse Stadium will remain closed for the remainder of the season for remedial drainage work and a pitch upgrade.

Walsh and Warren vie for football vacancy

Killanin’s Kevin Walsh and Tuam’s Peter Warren are the only two names nominated by Galway football clubs for the position of Galway senior football manager.

County board will review Cunningham's position

As Anthony Cunningham's current three-year term as Galway senior hurling manager is now up, there will be a review process over the coming weeks to see if he will stay in-situ for 2015 and perhaps beyond.

GAA put ‘profits above principle’ with Sky deal says Crowe

The GAA’s decision to give Sky exclusive coverage of 14 All-Ireland games is nothing more than “putting profits ahead of principle”, one that will not benefit Galway GAA fans.

Hawkeye’s gaffe overshadows as Mattie’s minors produce impressive display

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The Galway minor hurlers produced a very impressive and gutsy display last Sunday in the All-Ireland semi-final to see off the Limerick minors in a cliff-hanger, at Croke Park. After extra-time, the score-board read 0-23 to 0-20.

Referees ordered to take action on mouthguards

All county football referees have been ordered to stop youngsters from playing immediately if they are not wearing a mouthguard.

40,000 hurling fans flock eastwards for mouthwatering final replay

More than 42,000 Galway hurling fans are expected to travel eastwards this weekend for the All-Ireland hurling final replay in a bid to witness the ending of a quarter century of disappointment.

Local golf results from around the clubs

Oughterard Golf Club: Lady Captain’s Day (Valerie Heery) results, Kathleen Lee (36) 75; Noreen Maloney (16) 68; Gross Maire Ní Mhaille (13) 92; Etta Ruane (24) 75; Raymonde Staundun (19) 75; Cait Kelly (29) 76; Ursula Hernon (17) 77; Nancy McAleer (22) 77; Cat 1, Mary Molloy (14) 79; Laura Gore (15) 82.; Patricia Lee (18) 83. Cat 2, Peggie Blehein (23) 78; Debbie Ann Leonard (24) 79; Aine Bhreathnach (24) 79; Cat 3, Emily Walsh (30) 78; Phil O’Reilly (29) 80; Muriel Walsh (36) 80; Front 9: Pauline Deacy (36) 34; Back 9: Maureen Quigley (24) 39.

A blind poet’s love for Mary Hynes

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South Galway still echoes with stories of Antoine O Raifteiri , and 18th century blind poet and fiddle player in the ancient bardic tradition. His best known poems are probably Cill Aodain, and Anach Cuan. He never wrote his poems down, but they were collected by Douglas Hyde, and Lady Gregory, from those whom he taught them to, after his death.

 

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