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Eugene Daly, survivor of the Titanic

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Eugene Daly was a 29-year-old weaver in Athlone Woollen Mills who decided to leave his job and go to America. He paid £6-19 for a third class ticket and boarded the Titanic at Queenstown. He was a piper and played native airs on board the tender on the way out to the liner. One of the survivors later sourly noted, “Looking astern from the boat deck, I often noticed how the third-class passengers were enjoying every minute of the time, a most uproarious skipping game of the mixed double was the great favourite whilst “in and out and roundabout” went a man with his bagpipes playing something that ‘faintly’ resembled an air.”

When Michael D was vice president

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For some reason the game of soccer seemed to be popular with Claddagh people. In the 1930s there were at least three teams representing the area. Claddagh Rangers were playing senior soccer, the equivalent of League of Ireland today, Old Claddonians were fielding teams, and by 1937, Galway Rovers were developing a youth team as well as a junior side. In their early days Rovers had no clubhouse, though the Old Malt pub could be described as a hangout, as could the Atlanta Hotel, whose owner Josie Owens had strong connections with the club.

Golf - Winter Leagues swinging into action around the county

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Twenty two per cent of Mayo households do not avail of refuse collection

Seventy eight per cent of households in Mayo use refuse collection services, leaving 22 per cent unaccounted for. This figure, which related to the latest statistics of 2009, was revealed by Michael Joyce, senior engineer with Connaught Waste Management.

Captains’ prizes tee off around the clubs

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Galway’s young athletes star at Connacht champs

Galway athletes put in another strong performance at the Connacht Championships in Sligo.

Judge encourages use of Derelict Sites Act

The Derelict Sites Act should get more use, particularly in relation to properties owned by local authorities. That was the view of Judge David Anderson at the recent sitting of Mullingar District Court, when he imposed a €1,000 fine on the National Housebuilding Guarantee Company Ltd who failed to comply with a derelict sites notice.

Run for cancer charity

Newcastle resident Michael Joyce is undertaking to run the New York City Marathon on November 7 and in the process he will raise funds for Irish Cancer Society. Mike has organised a fundraiser for all friends and schoolmates from the St Joseph’s College (Bish) 1994 year which will take place in Buskers Browns’ Slate Bar on Saturday October 9 at 8pm.

Galway Rovers soccer teams

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I am not sure when the game of soccer was first played competitively in Galway or who were the first teams. It seems to have been a popular sport in the Claddagh. In the early 1930s a team called Claddagh Rangers were playing senior soccer which is the equivalent of League of Ireland today. Another team from the area around that time was Old Claddonians, but the club we are concerned with today is Galway Rovers. In their early days, they had no clubhouse, though the Old Malt pub and the Atlanta Hotel could be described as hangouts. One of their earliest teams, as we see in photograph 1, won the Celtic Shield in 1933.

Galway Rovers soccer teams

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I am not sure when the game of soccer was first played competitively in Galway or who were the first teams. It seems to have been a popular sport in the Claddagh. In the early 1930s a team called Claddagh Rangers were playing senior soccer which is the equivalent of League of Ireland today. Another team from the area around that time was Old Claddonians, but the club we are concerned with today is Galway Rovers. In their early days, they had no clubhouse, though the Old Malt pub and the Atlanta Hotel could be described as hangouts. One of their earliest teams won the Celtic Shield in 1933.

 

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