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Kinvara – 1873

The Irish Canadian 23 July 1873 The local Government Board for Ireland have prohibited burials in the Cemetery at Kinvarra, in the parish of Kinvarradoorus, County Galway.

Craughwell – 1912

The Arrow 20th July 1912 COUNTY GALWAY  (abridged) An amazing story of life at County Galway was told at the trial in Dublin last month of five men, Patrick Callanan, Michael Furey, Denis Kearns, Martin Moran, and Thomas Brennan, who were charged with shooting with intent. The Solicitor-General said thirteen men were coming from Loughrea, … Continue reading

Mr Hearst’s Collection – 1939

Advocate 5th January, 1939 MR. W. R. HEARST’S COLLECTION (abridged) LONDON, November 30. The magnificent collection of silver owned by Mr. William Randolph Hearst, the American newspaper proprietor, and housed at St. Donat’s Castle, will be sold at Christie’s next month. The collection includes the Great Mace and Civic Sword of the City of Galway, … Continue reading

A Remarkable Trial – Galway – 1850

South Australian Register 21st November 1850 ACTION AGAINST THE SISTERS OF MERCY  (abridged) The following is a compendium report of a recent remarkable trial in the Galway Record’s Court, Ireland.  Such was the public anxiety to hear this very novel trial, that at an early hour the Court was densely crowded. Mr Fitzgibbon, Q.C., stated … Continue reading

Galway via Iceland -1923

The Queenslander 14th April, 1923 HOW SEA WATER SAVED A CREW. An Irish magistrate, referring to a report that the crew of a sailing ship lived for a month on beans cooked in sea water and were only prevented by rain from perishng of thirst, tells of an earlier incident which, he thinks, may be … Continue reading

Loughrea – 1896

The Mercury 18th December, 1896 p3 Messrs Dillon, O’Brien, Harris and Sheehy, all Irish members of Parliament, were arrested by the police yesterday at Loughrea near Galway, while presiding over a committee for collection of rents, under the plan of campaign promulgated by the United Ireland newspaper.

The Lost Island – 1879

New Zealand Tablet, Volume VII, Issue 327, 25 July 1879, Page 17 At a recent meeting of the Royal Dublin Society Dr. W. Frazer exhibited a copy of Tassin’s maps of the fortified towns of France, which was additionally interesting by its containing several original plans drawn by Tassin and bird’s-eye views of Casal and … Continue reading

Seizure of Steam Trawlers – Galway Bay – 1896

New Zealand Tablet, Volume XXIV, Issue 4, 22 May 1896, Page 4 Special court was held in Galway for the purpose of trying the charges of illegal fishing preferred against the masters of two steam trawlers seized by a gunboat in Galway Bayfor illegal fishing etc. The presiding magistrates were Messrs J O. Gardiner, P. … Continue reading

Passenger to America – 1859

Freemans Journal 28th December 1859 p3 (abridged) As an evidence of the confidence entertained by the people in the Galway Steam Packet Company, a child about four or five years of age was sent here from Limerick by the coach, labelled and directed “Passenger to America, care of William H. Butler, Esq”. This child was … Continue reading

Election time – Galway – 1858

Freemans Journal 18th August 1858 p3 (abridged) The Galway Freemen Disfranchisement Bill is likely to prove an exceedingly inconvenient and unpleasant measure to its originators and backers. There can be no doubt whatever that glaring and scandalous corruption existed in Galway, especially amongst the freemen, many of whom were accustomed on every occasion of an … Continue reading

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