Archive for November, 2012

Clifden 2012 Commemorations

Clifden 2012 wins the Best Contribution to Heritage Award

Clifden 2012 wins the Best Contribution to Heritage Award

  Another award for Clifden!! Clifden 2012 won the Best Contribution to Heritage Award at the County Mayors awards ceremony in Loughrea this evening (8th November 2012). Well done Clifden 2012! Photographed L-R: Councillor Eileen Mannion, Martina Moloney-Galway County Manager, Declan Mannion – Clifden 2012, Tom Welby- Galway County Mayor, […]

November 10, 2012 × 0 comments

Clifden 2012 Commemorations

Clifden wins Pride Of Place

Clifden wins Pride Of Place

For the first time ever, Clifden won a major national award. The Galway County Council nominated Clifden as a potential winner for a Pride of Place award. Described by the judges (who selected Clifden as a winner) as: “active, confident and self-sufficient, the community of this thriving town is well […]

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Family Stories

The John Bernard Coyne Family in America

The John Bernard Coyne Family in America

An excerpt from “The John Bernard Coyne Family in America” by Robert Paul Hoffman We are not alone in this life. We take comfort in knowing that the spirits of our ancestors surround us in many ways, especially in the form of their teachings and the enrichment they have given […]

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Journals & Articles

Memorial Roll of Honour of West Connemara Men who lost their lives in the Great War 1914-1918.

Memorial Roll of Honour of West Connemara Men who lost their lives in the Great War 1914-1918.

Compiled by Bernie Jeffries Memorial Roll of Honour of West Connemara Men who lost their lives in the Great War 1914-1918. BERRY, Martin.Clifden Reg No: K/6653 Royal Navy 31 May 1916 age 24 BETTS, Conrad.Recess. G Sqdn Royal Air Force 17 April 1918. Age 19 BINGHAM, George. Roundstone ,Reg No […]

November 10, 2012 × 36 comments
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