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The death has occurred of Denis (Denny) HYNES Barnaboy, Turloughmore, Galway Denis (Denny) Hynes, Barnaboy, Turloughmore, Co. Galway. November 18th, 2017.   Devoted husband of Mary. Passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family. He was the best father to his heartbroken children Tom, John, Chris and Rose. Sadly missed by his loving family, sons-in-… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Julia COLLINS (née Delaney) Lisheenavalla, Claregalway, Galway / Turloughmore, Galway Julia Collins (nee Delaney) Lisheenavalla, Claregalway, Co. Galway. November 17th 2017, (peacefully); Predeceased by her husband Johnnie and son John. Sadly missed by her sons Paddy Joe, Fr. Billy, Thomas, Michael, Con, Gerry and Vincent, daughters Catherine, Carmel, Geraldine and Pauline,… Read more »

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Over €2,400 was raised for Haiti in Maura Gavin’s house last evening.  Maeve Bracken from Clara, Offaly spent two years in Haiti and is returning to see works undertaken since she was last there.  She will take the money raised directly to Haiti which will help with further development. (See article below from January 2010)… Read more »

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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 »