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Well done and congratulations to Donnacha Glynn of Rooaunmore who was selected for the Irish Rowing Team along with three other oarsmen from Galway, Cork and Kerry. His team took gold in Nottingham in July, racing the Welsh, English and Scottish teams. Born in 1983 to Marie and Gerry Glynn, Rooaunmore, Donnacha (pictured above displaying… Read more »

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Junior Badminton Our Community games team travelled to Mosney on the weekend of 17,18 and 19th August to play in the All-Ireland Finals. Our first match was against Cork. They beat us 3 games to 2. All the games in this match were very exciting and well contested. Our next match against Offaly was for… Read more »

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Silver Medal Winners The under-tens enjoyed a wonderful year, winning the Galway and Connaught championships and qualifying for the national finals. Great praise is due to Geoff Diskin, Jimmy Gavin and Ray Dooley who managed and looked after the team all year. Training started indoors last November and continued outdoors in the Spring. A panel… Read more »

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Indomitable spirit, total dedication and sheer hard work brought home the gold medal from Mosney for 11 year old John Egan of Carnmore in the U12 freestyle, beating off stiff opposition from Mayo who came second and Cavan who took bronze. Born on the 28th October 1989 to Frances and Liam Egan, John first learned… Read more »

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Following on from the news that road works to the value of over £400,000 are to be undertaken by the County Council under the early start program in the New Year. A Further £175,000 has been approved for the N18 at Oranmore to Claregalway. Among the roads included are: N84 Loughgeorge (I2119) and Mulacutra (2219/1), Waterview,… Read more »

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The Work of a Chartered Accountant Accountants are trained to examine, interpret and plan all types of financial transactions. There are those who work in accountancy firms and deal with such matters as auditing, analysing, verifying and interpreting clients’ accounts, advising on taxation, management information systems and in financial planning and reporting. Others are employed… Read more »

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Parish of Claregalway—the Assumption & St. James Dear Parishioner, Following the recent removal of poles and connection of new electricity supply by the ESB, we were able to proceed last week with the final phase of the development, the laying of tarmacadam on the car park. Five funerals have so far been held in the… Read more »

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Birthday wishes to Gerard, Michelle and Dara Kirrane, Cregboy who celebrate their birthdays in September. Hope you all have a wonderful time. Congratulations to Marie And Tony Boyle, Cahergowan on the birth of their baby girl recently. Congratulations also to Margaret and Brian Delahunty, Cahergowan, on the birth of their baby boy. Congratulations to all… Read more »

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Claregalway’s renowned drama group Compántas Lir are this week preparing for a new season of drama which they hope will bring them back to the All-Ireland finals which they have graced on many an occasion over the past decade and a half. Since 1983, the group have been Galway’s standard bearers in amateur drama and… Read more »

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Claregalway Local Directory will be on sale in the local shops at the end of September. Due to printing costs, we have had to charge a nominal charge of £1. The Directory will list all local shops, business, sporting groups and voluntary organisations, and should serve as a useful guide for people living in the… Read more »

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It’s great to see local talent doing so well on the music scene. Duckweed, a five piece rock band based in Galway, formed in 1998. Local talented Enda O’Flaherty from Cloon is the band’s bass player. The other members include Ciaran Davey, Kieran Cunnane, Chris Greene and Brian O’Sullivan. This November will see the release… Read more »

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September, and gardening fever has been overtaken by hurling and football fever! The only grass being talked about is that in Croke Park and the fantastic double is not the beautiful magnolias that flower now but that of the Sam Maguire and Liam McCarthy cups. So best wishes to the hurlers and footballers that, like… Read more »

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