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“The newly constituted County Hospitals and Dispensary Committee met for the first time on the 25th of February, 1922, in the boardroom of the old gate lodge of the old workhouse to organise the transfer of the Galway Hospital (Infirmary) on Prospect Hill to the workhouse site.” The hospital (which was where the county council buildings are today) had come under the control of the county council the previous year and it wisely decided that it should be closed and the workhouse developed as a central hospital to serve city and county. The Prospect Hill unit was phased out and ultimately closed in December 1924.
Galway Real Estate has brought to the market a number of very attractive properties in the south Connemara area. These properties are well worth looking at, with excellent value for money guaranteed.
The rugby club in UCG was founded in 1874, which makes it the oldest such club in Connacht. They played in the Bateman Cup competition many times and won their first Connacht Senior Cup in 1897. They have held this trophy aloft 34 times in all, more than any other club in the west, and they have won the senior league 16 times. They won the Dudley Cup for the first time in 1905. Many of their players have played for Irish universities international teams, and 10 have been capped for Ireland, several while playing for UCG. One of those, Ciaran Fitzgerald, captained the British and Irish Lions. The UCG colours are maroon and white.
Former minister Dr Noel Browne and his wife Phyllis lived in the peace and tranquillity of this beautiful home in Cloughmore South, Ballinahown, from around 1973. The happiest years of their lives were spent here. It was where they always wanted to be surrounded by the wonders of Connemara, nature and also with kind neighbours who always kept a caring eye on them.
What is your idea of perfect happiness?