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  Communities across Galway to benefit from special 60th anniversary Tidy Towns’ Competition funding from the Department of Rural and Community Development Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development and Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South, Seán Kyne TD has welcomed the allocation of funding to Galway’s Tidy Towns’ groups… Read more »

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THE passing of Tom Lenihan has left a huge void in Claregalway parish.  He was a man that left a tremendous legacy to the parish and beyond and even in his later years of his battle against illness never shirked the responsibility of leading campaigns in the interest of the betterment of Claregalway. Tom emigrated… Read more »

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By Dara Bradley, Connacht Tribune IT’S a bit Irish, but language laws have stifled attempts to put Claregalway on the map! As Claregalway is in the Gaeltacht, its official title for the purposes of road signs is the Irish version: Baile Chláir. However, this is causing confusion among motorists along the recently opened M17/M18 motorway,… Read more »

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All involved with Claregalway GAA – players, members, supporters, team mgt, sponsors and the wider Claregalway community are building up to the Intermediate Connacht Final next Sunday November 19th, 2pm in Hyde Park, Roscommon. We are hoping for a large, vocal and colourful crowd supporting the team next Sunday in Roscommon. To promote the game,… Read more »

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CULTUREFAMILYHOMESELF    Dear Mothers, I’m writing you today because I can no longer contain the ache in my gut and fire in my heart over an injustice that you and I are bearing the brunt of. Though this injustice is affecting everyone — men, women, and children alike — mothers not only feel its burden… Read more »

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Galway Advertiser, Nov 16, 2017.   On Sunday November 26, a very special Christmas Party and Family Fun Day will take place at the Clayton Hotel Galway, to raise funds and support the ongoing medical care of one truly amazing little hero, Jonah Murphy. Speaking at the launch of “Jingle Bells for Jonah” this week,… Read more »

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EARLIER this year we were at St. Augustine’s College in Dungarvan to mark the launch of our food growing entrepreneurship campaign for secondary schools. Our GROW 2 CEO campaign, which we’ve developed with the team at Culy & Scully (clearly no slouches when it comes to building a successful food business) is about fostering an… Read more »

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Galway Advertiser A postcard from the 1940s showing the Ó Conaire statue. On October 6 1928, writer, journalist, teacher, and raconteur Pádraic Ó Conaire died in tragic poverty in Richmond Hospital, Dublin, at the age of 46. Since the turn of the century he had established himself as one of the leading lights of the… Read more »

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The Claregalway Hub is a concept that supports the community, It provides a pleasant friendly space for activities such as classes, talks, etc as well as services to include copying, printing and laminating. The Hub will be a place where you can get information and support on things to do in Claregalway and the surrounding… Read more »

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Irish designers unveil prototype that calls family and gives medication reminders Ciarán D’Arcy ‘Stevie’ the robot with Test user Tony McCarthy. Photograph: Trinity College Dublin 5   Robots are already used to build cars and wait tables, and now a team of Irish designers are developing a prototype which can attend to the social care… Read more »

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  Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has called for a number of amendments to the Draft National Planning Framework (NPF) ‘Ireland 2040’ for it to be sufficiently robust to deliver the full ambition of the plan.   Addressing businesses in Galway, Ibec West Regional Director John Brennan stated: “The draft NPF reflects a… Read more »

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        Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto Jackpot is €2,800. Draw Results for 6th November were 13,17,18,32. No Match 3 three winners. Lucky Dip winners were Kathleen Fitzpatrick Tuam, Jennifer Coyle Cregboy, Kevin & Hilda Murray School Rd., Eilish Browne Gough Carnmore, Breda Flaherty Cahergowan. €2.00 per panel or 3 panels for €5.00. Win… Read more »