1967

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Francis A. Fahy

Connacht Tribune, 13th October, 1967 The unveiling of the memorial to Francis A. Fahy at Kinvara on Sunday last led to a large turnout.  A son of the Kinvara-born poet, Mr. Dermot A. Fahy, from Cambridge, travelled from England to be present.  With him were cousins of the poet, Mr. James Quinn and Miss Bofey-Quinn … Continue reading

The Carnival Field – Kinvara – 1967

Connacht Tribune 13th January 1967 p9 The carnival field in Kinvara situated in a most prominent position in the town is getting a new facade. As part of the scheme to make the road wider and straighter from Kinvara to St Colman’s Church, the old wall and the bend opposite “The Walks” are being demolished … Continue reading

The Doorus Flamingo – 1967

Connacht Tribune 8th September, 1967 p.1 (abridged) A south Galway ornithologist this week issued a “don’t shoot” appeal to local farmers and sportsmen. He believes that a strange bird that turned up on the shores of Galway Bay at Kinvara is a Flamingo! Ornithologist Mr John A. Bevan issued the appeal after he saw the … Continue reading

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