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The Ultimate Japanese Knotweed Guide Japanese Knotweed is one of the toughest, most damaging and insidious plants in the world. There’s even an old wive’s tale about this weed growing so menacingly, that it can “creep over cat’s feet”. It’s also challenging to eradicate and can grow underground to a depth of three metres with… Read more »

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As part of the National JCI Conference held in Galway at the weekend, Lackagh-based artist Asling Kearney Burke became just the second female in the twenty year history of the awards to take the Galway JCI Entrepreneur of the Year award. It was a tremendous honour for Aisling and her hardworking team who run the… Read more »

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      Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto Jackpot €5,000. Draw Results for 8th Oct. 2,   7, 18, 29. No Jackpot Winner. No match three winners. Lucky Dips; Marie Killilea Rock Rd, Hazel Collins c/o Spar, John Kerrigan Rock Rd, Alan Casserly Claregalway, Frank McDonagh Gortatleava Weekly Sellers Prize: Summerfield Bar €2.00 per panel or 3… Read more »

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There are over 62, 000 townlands recorded in Ireland, a basic knowledge of some of the more common words helps us to an understanding of their meaning and, in many cases, a hint as to the physical features. Achadh: Field eg Achadh Mór – Big Field – Aughamore, Mayo, Garbhachadh – Rough Field – Garvaghy,… Read more »

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Wobbly Yummy Mummy An Open Letter to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar   From the desk of Sarah Fitzgerald (the views are my own and do not represent the views of any other disabled person or organisation). An open letter to An Taoiseach, Mr Leo Varadkar, Dear Mr Varadkar, I hope this letter finds you well, or… Read more »

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Claregalway 2020 to hold cross-culture Halloween event  Galway Advertiser, Thu, Oct 11, 2018 The innovative team behind Claregalway 2020 is hosting an event at Halloween that looks at the legends of the season in the many cultures that now live in the city and county. Organisers are inviting people to join them on a trail… Read more »

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A delegation from Saint-Viaud in France came to meet with members of Galway Co Council and members of Claregalway Twinning Committee with a view to having a twinning arrangement between Saint-Viaud and Claregalway. The delegation from Saint-Viaud met with Cllr Frank Kearney, Chairman of Athenry-Oranmore Municipal District and Eimear Dolan, Senior Executive Officer (Acting Co… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Peter FEENEY Mullacuttra, Claregalway, Galway In his 91st year, peacefully at U H Galway, husband of the late Babbie and father in law of the late Gordan Mill, sadly missed by his loving family, Daughters Bernie Moran (Caherlistrane),Marie Mill (Claregalway), Sons John and Tim (Claregalway), Son in law Sean, Daughters… Read more »

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The French delegation met on September 28th with Cllr Frank Kearney and Eimear Dolan, Senior Executive Officer (Acting), at Galway County Council who encouraged the delegation in their endeavours by stating that the Co Council at renewal of his term of office in 2019 would take the competence of the validations of twinnings. Ms Catherine… Read more »

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Communities across Galway to benefit from Tidy Towns’ Competition funding from the Department of Rural and Community Development The allocation to Galway is €65,000* Communities across Galway to benefit from Tidy Towns’ Competition funding from the Department of Rural and Community Development  Seán Kyne, Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development and Fine… Read more »

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  It’s a common condition among expats, we leave home, live in places like Qatar, Indonesia or Abu Dhabi and fell the fear every day that our kids lose their sense of belonging to their home country. Every day, in every day, you try to instil in them, where they’re from, what that means and… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Paddy Joe KIRRANE Lecarrowmore, Claregalway, Galway Paddy Joe Kirrane, Lecarrowmore, Claregalway, Co Galway. He will be sadly missed by his relatives, neighbours and large circle of friends.   Reposing at Síoraíocht in the grounds of the Church of the Assumption and St. James, Claregalway on Thursday October 4th from 4.30… Read more »