40 & 50 years ago

40 years ago Garret Fitzgerald planned to visit Ballina on a tour of the constituency, but the visit was never reported in the Killaloe/Ballina notes of the following weeks. Did he visit? Does anyone know or remember?

New Killaloe Garda station is started.

Fishermen say 1979 was the best year ever for the Killaloe Ballina and District Anglers' Association

50 years ago Thomas Gibbons received a citation for bravery. He rescued his friend from drowning in the canal.

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