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Leisureland is vital to Galway city and must remain open

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In writing this article, I paused to consider all the times in my life I have undertaken different activities in Leisureland, Irish dancing, playing quasar and arcade games, enjoying pantomime, attending concerts, doing exams, football training, enduring election counts, participating in teacher in-service and upskilling. I expect many readers have similar and varied memories.

Between pandemic and Brexit, business needs to stay positive, says new Chamber president

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The new president of Galway Chamber has said that in this challenging era, lodged between the Covid-19 outbreak and the impending Brexit, businesses have to remain positive and focused.

Important role of charity trustees noted at Athlone event

Charity trustees’ representing not-for-profit organisations, community and local development groups from across County Westmeath attended the ‘Managing Better – Support and Advice for Trustees’ event which took place in the ATK Community Centre, Athlone, recently.

The Galway General Omnibus Company

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The first regular public transport service in Galway was run by the Galway and Salthill Tramway Company which started business on October 1, 1879, and by 1885 was being used by in excess of 105,000 passengers per year. During World War I, most of the company’s best horses were commandeered by the British Army and there was more and more competition from motorised vehicles, so the tramway ceased trading in April 1918.

The Galway Gas Company

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The Galway Board of the Town Commissioners was established in the early 1830s and one of its first objectives was the provision of gas lighting in the city. In December 1836, the commissioners invited a Mr Lyddle from Glasgow to do a survey of the town and he recommended the establishment of a Galway Gas Company. His advice was taken. Shares were snapped up, an agreement was reached between the company and the town commission, and the Rev D’Arcy was appointed company secretary.


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