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An unprecedented number of assaults on nurses at University Hospital Galway’s acute psychiatric unit in the past four months was at the centre of their decision to refuse to go on duty yesterday (Wednesday) morning at 7.30am. At the time of going to press night staff had remained on duty to run the service in the interim.
This Saturday at Corofin (Co Clare), Clonbur will aim to win the All-Ireland Intermediate Ladies Football Championship title.
The commissioning of the Pádraic Ó Conaire Monument, which stood for more than 70 years in Eyre Square and is now in the Galway City Museum, will be the subject of a public lecture.
Mullingar Arts Centre, in another of their community outreach programmes, is about to give a group of talented local students the opportunity to strut their stuff - not on the stage, but behind the scenes, in a directorial capacity.
Three men involved in a street assault that saw their victim temporarily blinded by a kick in the face were told in court this week (February 1): “If they had any previous convictions they would’ve gone to prison today”, and warned “they could be faced with a substantial civil claim in the future”.
After a successful double header last weekend, Galway Titans, currently occupying third place in the league table, now travel to Limerick to take on Limerick Lions on Saturday.
Titans extended their nine-game winning streak with a 14-point victory over the current National Cup and League Champions Tolka Rovers in North Dublin on Sunday afternoon.
FOLLOWING ITS highly successful versions of The Importance of Being Earnest and The World’s Wife, Mephisto Theatre Company is to stage Tom Murphy’s The Morning After Optimism at the Black Box in August.
In the eighteenth century there were quite a number of small distilleries operating in Galway, which was remarkable when one considers how many poitín makers there probably were in the hinterland. A new Government act on distilling in 1779 brought in controls and reduced the number, so that there were only two distilleries here in 1802. Thirty years later, there were four operating in the city... Burke’s Quarter Barrel Distillery was at the end of Quay Street, where Jury’s Hotel is today; Burton Persse had two, one in Newtownsmith and one in Newcastle (Distillery Road); and the Nun’s Island Distillery was owned by a John Lynch and produced 100,000 gallons per annum. Unfortunately Mr Lynch got into financial difficulties and closed down the business.