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Place names in the civil parish of Claregalway Place What is it Description Cahergowan or Summerfield townland Townland, it is the property of Lord Clanmorris, and [Unable to read.] under tillage with the exception of some portions of rocky pasture. It is bounded on the East by the road from Galway to Tuam and it… Read more »

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MCGRATH, Margaret (Gretta) The death has occurred of Margaret (Gretta) MCGRATH (née Concannon) Claddagh, Galway City, Galway / Milltown, Galway (Formerly Carnmore Cross and Milltown), (peacefully) at St. Mary’s Residential Care Centre. Wife of the late Mick McGrath and much loved mother of Michael, Seán, Jane and Cathy. Sadly missed by her children, brothers Padraig… Read more »

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  The death has occurred of Evelyn (Ena) CARR Carnmore Road, Oranmore, Galway / Claregalway, Galway Evelyn (Ena) Carr, Carnmore Road, Oranmore, Co Galway. Peacefully at her residence on May 17th 2017. Sadly missed by her sister Margaret Burke, Renville, Oranmore, nephews, nieces, adored grandnephews and grandnieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.   Rest in Peace… Read more »

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Sadly missed by his wife Catherine, daughters Fiona and Nessa, son Seamus, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, sisters, brother, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at Lackagh Mortuary Chapel on Friday evening from 5 o’clock, removal at 7 o’clock to the adjoining church, Our Lady Of Knock, Lackagh. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 12… Read more »

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Kilskeagh Hill, Athenry, Galway Sadly missed by his wife Catherine, daughters Fiona and Nessa, son Seamus, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, sisters, brother, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at Lackagh Mortuary Chapel on Friday evening from 5 o’clock, removal at 7 o’clock to the adjoining church, Our Lady Of Knock, Lackagh. Funeral Mass… Read more »

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Paraic’s Tips For Your Garden in Early May Whether you believe that May is a spring or summer month, we are sure you will all agree that it is a wonderful month in the garden.  The bare winter and early spring patches are filling in with fresh growth as the perennials make their appearance and… Read more »

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Connacht Tribune THE 2017 Galway Rose is a 23 year old nurse from Castlegar, Niamh Elwood, who works in the Acute Medical Unit at UHG and plays with Liam Mellows GAA club, saw off competition from 29 other finalists, to represent the county at this year’s Rose of Tralee Festival. Niamh, who was sponsored by… Read more »

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By Declan Tierney, Connacht Tribune SECOND level students attending a County Galway school are left devastated when thousands of euros they collected for a trip was stolen by heartless thieves during a break-in last week. First and second year students of Coláiste Baile Chláir in Claregalway had cobbled together funds for their school trips which… Read more »

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AMY’S House Creche is a purpose built childcare facility, providing a safe welcoming environment for young babies, wobblers, toddlers, Montessori and after school children. Since its foundation Amy’s House has grown and is now providing extra services including a dedicated after school service called Amy’s Den and a new innovative social club, Amy’s Bump Club… Read more »

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Ray O’Callaghan: Field of Dreams is giving hope to adults with Down Syndrome and their parents Ray O’Callaghan is the store manager at M&S Cork, chairman of Down Syndrome Cork and the brains behind Field of Dreams. He lives with his wife, Brenda, and their three children – David (18), Harry (15) and Grace (11)… Read more »

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PLEASE SUPPORT – My name is Shane Lawless, I live in Carnmore, I am in transition year student in Colaiste Bhaile Chlair,I am going to Gorodische Orphanage with the Burren Chernobyl project to do voluntary work from the 28th of May to the 11th of June. These projects are set up to help children and… Read more »

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FOR several decades, Malachy Qualter has entertained generations of people around the county, singing at all kinds of functions and events. Now after many years the Loughgeorge man has at last entered the recording studios and produced a wonderful recording. Recorded at Sounds Technical Studios in Kiltrogue, under the direction of Gerry Fahy, Malachy simply… Read more »