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Athlone elects first Labour councillor in 40 years

Athlone’s new mayor says he is proud to be the first Labour Party mayor in the town in almost 40 years.

Up go those hands again for Galway

“Full back is Noel Tierney of sturdy proportions,

‘Viciousness’ towards gardai, judiciary, and solicitors on the rise, says judge

The aggression and violence shown in court towards members of the gardai, the judiciary, and solicitors is on the rise, according to a district court judge who said she has seen more “viciousness” in the last few months than in all her 17 years on the bench.

A Broadway classic comes to Rosemount

The first Rosemount Dramatic Society production was staged in 1937, with the production of The Eloquent Dempsey. The society has been very much alive and successful ever since, with most households in the parish being represented and new generations taking on roles. The current performance is a two act farce called Rumors by Neil Simon.

Man jailed for eleven months for wife threats and assault of garda

Suspended sentences do mean something, warned Judge Mary Fahy who jailed a man for a total of 11 months this week after he threatened his estranged wife at her home and then grabbed an arresting Garda by the throat in an attempt to evade arrest.

Galway supporters at the 1966 final

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In 1966 Galway were fortunate to get out of Connacht by beating Mayo. To an extent they were also lucky in a hard fought semi-final against Cork. They eventually won what was regarded as the best game of football seen in years, by a score of 1-11 to 1-9. And so they were into their fourth All-Ireland final in a row and going for three wins in a row and the question was, would this team reverse the three losses in a row that Galway suffered at the hands of Kerry 1940, Kerry 1941, and Dublin in 1942? Meath still stood between them and Sam.


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