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The death has occurred of Tom HENEHAN Highfield Park, Galway City, Galway Tom Henehan (Highfield Park, Galway) Formerly of Tralee – October 17th 2017, (Peacefully); Pre-deceased by his wife Bridie and daughter Amanda. Sadly missed by his family Gary, Deborah, Brian, Colin, Elaine, Jarlath, sons in law, daughters in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchild, brother Frank, sister Marie, in-laws,… Read more »

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R.I.P. Una Lawlor Formerly of Suncroft, The Curragh, Co. Kildare. Beloved wife of Patrick, will be sadly missed by her husband, brother Thomas, nieces, nephews, grandnephew, uncles, aunts, cousins, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives and friends. Reposing at Síoraíocht, in the grounds of Claregalway Church, this Tuesday 17th October from 4pm with removal at 6pm to Claregalway… Read more »

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TWO Galway businessmen are in the running to be crowned Ireland’s leading entrepreneur in a popular TV series. Both GoBus.ie. founder, Jim Burke and Daithí O’Connor, the man behind Revive Active, will feature in Episode Four Of The Year on be3 on Monday at 8pm. The TV series profiles entrepreneurs who have overcome adversity through… Read more »

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  By Declan Tierney, Connacht Tribune The opening of the new motorway was supposed to reduce travel times between Tuam and Galway – but this has not been the case, as one bus company has testified to. In fact, one of the biggest bus companies in the county has experienced increased delays along the N17… Read more »

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By Declan Tierney, Connacht Tribune FIGURES have revealed that despite the opening of the new Tuam to Gort motorway, the number of vehicles that pass through Claregalway during morning rush hour has not significantly reduced. In fact, although daily vehicle movements have fallen by 4,000, the number of cars passing through the village at a… Read more »

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By David Burke, Tuam Herald THE panoramic view from the top of Knockma will be seen by walkers from early next year.  That’s the hope of local TD Seán Canney following the news that €80, 000 has been allocated to Galway County Council for work on extending the existing looped walk.  The trail on the… Read more »

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By Matt Cassidy, Galway Advertiser Getting married is one of the biggest days in a couple’s relationship.  The couple wants every small detail to be perfect including the location of the wedding function.  The Claregalway Hotel is a premier deluxe award-winning wedding venue in the west of Ireland and promises a wedding day to be… Read more »

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The Baile Chlair walking group formed as a result of a casual conversation between Josette Farrell and Anne Mullarkey Moran at Horkans garden centre. Anne, an avid walker enquired if there was a walking club in Claregalway and Josette said no and in her usual upbeat optimistic manner said “why don’t we set up one.”And… Read more »

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Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto Jackpot is €18,600. Draw Results for 2nd October were 8,18,24,30. Match Three Winners Padraig O’Brien Waterdale, Eugene Whelan Ballinvoher, Shane O’Connor Knockdoe, Joe Duggan Claregalway. €2.00 per panel or 3 panels for €5.00. Win or share €200 for match three. Last draw was on Monday 9th October in Egan’s Bar Claregalway… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Colm LUIBHÉID Montiagh, Claregalway, Galway Luibhéid Colm, (Montiagh, Claregalway, Co. Galway). Emeritus Professor of Classics, NUI, Galway. (peacefully) in the gentle care of the palliative team at UCHG. Oct 9th 2017, after a long illness, bravely borne. Predeceased by his wife Patricia (Ladd). Profoundly loved and missed by his wife… Read more »

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Research finds Galway’s visually impaired at a financial disadvantage IT costs 18% more per week for people with sight loss to meet their minimum living requirements, according to new figures – a reality that directly impacts on the 2,623 people with visual impairments in Galway. The findings were published in a study jointly carried out… Read more »

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Many thanks for your entry in this year’s Tidy Towns Competition. Thank you for participating In Ireland’s biggest community project. Well done on submitting a very neat and well thought-out entry. Thank you for the picture-book and for the summary of projects and plans. Your entry in this category shows us what you about as… Read more »