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The Government of Ireland Act came into being on May 3 1921, resulting in a parliament for the six northern counties and devolved powers for the 26 counties.
Brown Thomas visual merchandiser and window dresser Jacqueline Roche has created care packages for homeless people living on the streets of the city.
In 1951 Hastings Elliott Jephson was working in the ESB in Galway when he had the idea of setting up a hockey club in the city. He and his friend George Bevis decided to see if there was merit in this notion, so they simply went from door to door around town asking people if they would have any interest in playing the game of hockey.
For most of December 1920, Thomas Hynes, quartermaster of the Galway IRA, was in Queen’s College Galway - today's NUIG - hiding from Crown forces, sleeping on top of bookshelves, and assisting in the making of grenades.
After several years of speaking out strongly about anti-social behaviour and illegal dumping in Galway, finally there is a strategy in place which should put an end to this deplorable behaviour.
Saturday is a big day for Galway handballer Martin Mulkerrins, who will contest the senior singles 60x30 decider. It is the Moycullen man's first appearance in the big alley final, and he is bidding to bridge an 80-year gap when the last Galway winner, Michael Walsh, won the title in 1940.
THIS WEEK marks the centenary of one of the darkest episodes in the history of Galway as violence erupted on its streets resulting in a “night of terror” that left three young men dead.
In the first years of World War II, the numbers of personnel in the army multiplied by between six and seven. The army began by calling up on permanent service part-time soldiers, ie, reserve and volunteer units. By early summer 1940, numbers had to double again. These new recruits had to be trained and this put a major strain on army resources.
They have won more Moclair Cups than any other club in the county with 36 to their name, but it has been 13 years since Ballina Stephenites last brought the old trophy to the banks of the Moy.
Club football has been back up and running for the past few weeks, but this is the big one that we all have been waiting for.