Search Results for 'Seamus Murphy'

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1916 Rising memorial proposed for O'Brien's Bridge

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A motion proposing a memorial arch, first put forward in the 1930s and supported by Hollywood stars like John Wayne in the 1950s, commemorating the men and women who took part in the struggle for Irish independence between 1916 and 1923, has once again come before the Galway City Council.

Hurlers host Carlow in Leinster Championship

Making an impact in the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship qualifier group is Westmeath’s seasonal ambition so Sunday’s match at Cusack Park, Mullingar against Carlow promises to be interesting.

Raharney qualify for Leinster semi-final

Raharney 2-11

Mayo fire officer issues carbon monoxide warning

Mayo's chief fire officer has issued a warning to householders to protect themselves from the potentially devastating effects of carbon monoxide in their homes.

The Galway volunteer memorial committee

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This committee, also known as Coiste Cuimhneacháin Óglach Condae na Gaillimhe, was set up in the late 1940s, and represented all shades of political opinion. Its objective was to erect a memorial gateway to the memory of all the men and women of Galway city and county who suffered for freedom during the years 1916 to 1923. The chairman of the committee was Louis O’Dea and the joint honorary secretaries were Mrs T Dillon and Mr John Hosty.

Fire service battling gorse fires all over Mayo

The fire service in Mayo have been dealing with a number of gorse fires over the past two weeks, with every unit battling the fires at different stages according to chief fire officer for Mayo County Council, Seamus Murphy.

Connemara becomes battlefield in Tan war

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Week III

Connemara becomes battlefield in Tan war

Week III

Student revolutionaries

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Seamus Murphy was the officer commanding the Galway Brigade of the IRA from 1917 to 1920. He was very conservative and vetoed a lot of proposed operations. He eventually moved back to Dublin where he was heard complaining that he could not get any Galway men to fight.

Student revolutionaries

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Seamus Murphy was the officer commanding the Galway Brigade of the IRA from 1917 to 1920. He was very conservative and vetoed a lot of proposed operations. He eventually moved back to Dublin where he was heard complaining that he could not get any Galway men to fight.

 

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