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The Head of the River

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In 1976 a group of likeminded people got together to work out a way to make the sport of rowing in Galway more competitive. They decided the best way to achieve this was to set up a new club, and so Tribesmen Rowing Club was formed. Starting a new rowing club is an expensive business so they began a number of fundraising activities, running raffles, organising dances, etc. They managed to get their first crew on the water in 1977.

Catholics searching for love still turning to Knock Marriage service

Despite the rise in popularity of online dating services such as Plenty of Fish and Tinder, a sizeable number of Catholics in search of love are still opting instead for the matchmaking services of Knock Marriage Introductions.

Crowds flock to O’Donnellan & Joyce open viewings ahead of auction

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O’Donnellan & Joyce has just launched its July 12 auction properties and the team have been overwhelmed with the response and interest that there is in the majority of the properties on offer. The auction will feature 27 properties and all must be sold.

Ashe Road, sixty years

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An important stage in Galway’s housing drive was reached in 1952 when the Minister for Local Government, Mr P Smith, opened three housing schemes comprising 142 new houses, 12 at Ballybrit, 30 in the Claddagh, and 100 in Shantalla.

Archbishop pays tribute to late Fr Micheal Keane

Archbishop Michael Neary has paid tribute to Father Michael Keane who passed away at the weekend.

Pubs can flout the law as existing ‘after hours’ legislation not in Irish

Charges against two publicans in Claremorris for having people on their premises after hours, were dismissed at Claremorris District Court this week, when it was revealed that the relevant legislation for the prosecutions being brought had not being translated into Irish. This was despite the fact that the first piece of legislation, which these prosecutions were brought under, was enacted as far back as 2000.

The mystery of little Eliza Murphy of Island Eddy

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Among the serious articles in the current edition of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society*, renowned for its hard facts and forensic research, is a surprising story as tender as its subject. It concerns two people, one a child of 17 months, the other a sculptor, who, up to now, have been unknown. Who are they?

Four properties sold at O’Donnellan & Joyce auction

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O’Donnellan & Joyce placed five houses up for sale by public auction in a packed to capacity auction room last Friday in the Victoria Hotel. Four of the houses were sold and one is currently under active negotiation.

Dr Suess characters to appear at Town Hall

THE WONDERFUL characters of Dr Seuss will gather at the Town Hall next month for a musical performance with The Cat in the Hat as the MC for the evening.


At 7pm on Saturday in Tuam Stadium Killererin will test the resolve of St Michael’s who put up a good showing against Caherlistrane in the first round. Killererin are not going well and they were well hammered by Milltown last weekend in the league.

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