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Memories of Sonny Molloy

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Sonny (whose real name was Joseph) was born 89 years ago, one of six children to Patrick and Mary Molloy of St Brendan’s Road in Woodquay. He went to the ‘Mon’ where he learned to play football among other things. A match report in a local paper once carried the headline “Five Goal Molloy”, a fact which he managed to drop into conversation many times over the years. Chatting with him could be unnerving as he laced his chat with colourful sayings like “Long drawers”, “Bring up the bucket”, “Th’oul suit turned well”, ’44 short’, “I hate small men”, and of course his famous draper’s mantra, “We have your size”.

Galway car auction company offers warranty option

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M6 car auctions has taken a step towards allaying the perceived fears of purchasing cars from auctions by introducing the option of a warranty.

County council sets sights on illegal M6 billboards

While many businesses in the city centre are still reeling from the quick removal of sandwich boards and other signs, illegal billboards on the M6 Galway to Dublin motorway are now being targeted.

Car auction is booming

M6 Car Auctions opened its doors on March 4t this year and has racked up a sales tally of more than 325.

Those who sing pray twice

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A friend once told me that the quality of choral singing in her local church was such that even the most familiar hymns sounded unfamiliar. For those who frequent the Augustinian church on Sunday mornings, the reverse is true as each Sunday is made special by the wonderful four-part harmonies and beautiful singing of the choir there. A century ago they were referred to in the local press as ‘magnificent’ and even then were singing works by Haydn, Mendelsshon, and Weber.

 

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