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Galwayman Gordon Joyce, Chief of Structural Biology at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Washington DC, is at the forefront of the work being done across the world to find a vaccine for the Coronavirus.
THE RISE and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars, David Bowie's breakthrough 1972 album, a culturally significant artwork, and a turning point in popular culture, will be performed in Galway.
The New Year has seen competitions swing back into life around the county.
There was lots of exciting play around the courses in Mayo last weekend with some big prizes handed out.
Club competitions have been in full swing around Mayo with some top class scoring from players across the county.
The first regular public transport service in Galway was run by the Galway and Salthill Tramway Company which started business on October 1, 1879, and by 1885 was being used by in excess of 105,000 passengers per year. During World War I, most of the company’s best horses were commandeered by the British Army and there was more and more competition from motorised vehicles, so the tramway ceased trading in April 1918.
In the year 1527, it was decreed in one of the Galway Statutes that “At no time to use ne occupy ye hurling of ye little balle with the hookie sticks or staves, nor use no hand balle to play without the walls, but only the great foot balle”. It seems the authorities of the day were trying to limit the playing of hurling, but they might as well have tried to hold back the tide.
The Connacht Mineral Water Company was incorporated 80 years ago tomorrow, on July 6 1938. The first board meeting was held on July 18 and the following were appointed as directors: John Keane, chairman; John E Cotter, vice-chairman; and Paul O’Dea, secretary and managing director.
Spring is in full swing and so is the action in the clubs around Mayo.