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The turf market at the Claddagh

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This photograph of the turf market at the Claddagh, near Wolfe Tone Bridge, was taken by the journalist Lillian Bland in 1908. This market used to take place regularly as farmers, mostly from the Barna/Furbo area, sometimes even Spiddal, would bring their cartloads of beautifully stacked turf to town. They were hoping to barter or sell their produce and then do their shopping in town. They often carried loads of hay, sometimes loose, sometimes tied, and large cans of milk, also for sale. There was a weighbridge on the other side of the cottages in our photograph which was often used in these transactions.

Huge social media reaction as Moycullen woman shares frightening incident

The Galway Advertiser Facebook page lit up once again this week after a Moycullen woman messaged the paper with a story about a frightening incident which occurred on Monday. The woman was driving home alone at 11pm when she noticed a car to her rear being driven erratically. Her experience was detailed on-line and the post was seen by nearly 200,000 people and shared thousands of times.

Bringing glamour to Galway

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Galway is well known as a creative arty city, so it is no surprise that it is producing a plethora of talented milliners of which Gillian Duggan is a leading example. The Renmore woman has really started to make a name for herself on the national scene in the past year and her intricate pieces are ideal for anyone wanting to make a bit of a splash at an upcoming wedding or racing event.

Easter revision courses at Mill Street

Enrolments for the Leaving and Junior Cert intensive Easter courses are currently being accepted at The Galway Study Centre in Mill Street. Classes will start on Tuesday morning March 29 and continue until Saturday April 2. Bookings will continue to be accepted up until Thursday March 24, provided there are places vacant. However as many subjects are almost booked out, there is limited availability at this stage. There is also a week of supervised study for Leaving students starting from next Monday, March 21. The supervised study group is limited to 15 and only a couple of fee spaces remain.

Galway drivers warned after teenager tries to enter woman’s car at busy traffic junction

The Galway Advertiser Facebook page was once again a hotbed of activity this week after a story was shared about a frightening incident at the Moneenageisha junction.

Christmas revision courses at Mill Street

Enrolments for the Leaving and Junior Cert intensive Christmas courses are currently being accepted at the Galway Study Centre at Mill Street. Classes will start on Monday morning December 28 and continue until Saturday January 2. The centre will be closed on New Year’s Day.

Right2Water to protest outside Mill Street today

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Right2Water Galway will hold a protest outside Mill Street Garda Station today from 12 noon, against what it alleges is Government use of the courts and Gardaí "to attack legitimate protest against Government policies".

Contracts signed for Galway Garda HQ

The signing of contracts for the construction of the new Garda HQ on the Dublin Road is a welcome development, but the Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald must give assurances that Mill Street will be kept as a city centre Garda station.

 

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