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On Thursday June 14, a group of like-minded cyclists are undertaking the enormous challenge to cycle 1,600km from England's most southerly point Land's End to Scotland's most northerly point John o' Groats from start to finish, all within four days.
Mícheál Ó Droighneáin was born in Spiddal. He left school when he was 14 and got a job in McCambridge’s for 6d a week. Lady Killanin convinced him to go back to school and he became a monitor, went on to training college in Dublin, and it was there he became a Nationalist. “I became a member of the IRB towards the end of 1910 when I was teaching in Dublin [from August 1910 to January 1913]. Then I came to my native place, teaching in Spiddal for one year and then coming to Furbo.”
The Galway City Museum needs helps to tell Galway's revolutionary story in a new exhibition.