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United must maintain focus in return to league action

Galway United men were rewarded with a second-round Sports Direct FAI Cup draw away to UCD as a reward for a comfortable 4-1 first-round victory over Bangor Celtic on Saturday.

The guns in the Square

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The Galway Vindicator of July 25, 1857, reported the arrival in Galway on board the SS Lady Eglinton, of two cannon, which had been shipped from Woolwich Arsenal, the main storage and distribution depot of Crimean War ordnance. These cannon, described as “64-pounders of a heavy and clumsy description, each weighing two tons,” were taken from the docks to the goods yard beside the railway station, where they were made ready for the handing over ceremony. They were part of a significant amount of Russian ordnance which had been captured in 1854 by the 88th Regiment at the Battle of Inkerman during the Crimean War. They were two of a number of artillery pieces that were presented by the war department to various cities as trophies.

Sixth class, The Mercy, 1948

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One hundred and eighty years ago, the Sisters of Mercy came to Galway for the first time, to a house in Lombard Street, to devote themselves to works of mercy among the poor. The great Catherine McAuley was one of the first three nuns to come here, the others being Mother M Teresa White and Mother N Catherine Leahy.

Joyce’s Supermarkets supports local

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Over the last number of years there has been a surge in the number of Irish brands popping up in the off licence section of your local store.

 

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