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O’Donohoe (nee Griffith), Abbeyknockmoy, Tuam, Co. Galway, February 22nd 2021. (peacefully) in the wonderful care of the staff of the Corrib Ward in UHG Galway. Eithne, beloved wife of Sean, adored by her children Joyce (Minogue, Lucan), Karen (King), Patrick, Ruth (Bink) and James, their spouses Henry, Martin, Eimear, Stefan and Ciara. Much loved Granny… Read more »

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“The Townlands of Lackagh Parish” is the largest publication endeavour by Lackagh museum and Community Development Association since the publication of ‘In Their Own W ords’ twenty years ago. The book by Michael J.Hurley, which deals with the thirty-eight townlands that comprise the Civil Parish of Lackagh is due for publication in the next couple… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Karen Kenny (née Cullinane)Kiltrogue, Claregalway, Galway / Oranmore, Galway Karen passed away peacefully on Friday 12th February in her parent’s home surrounded by her loving family after a long illness, bravely borne. She is survived by her heartbroken husband William, her adored children Kian, Sean and Ava, her parents Don… Read more »

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Search Last 7 Days Death Notices Advanced Search The death has occurred of Angela Jane Duggan (née Ruane)“Hillcrest”, Maunsells Road, Taylors Hill, Galway City, Galway / Castlebar, Mayo (Formerly Breaffy, Castlebar, Co. Mayo). Angela passed away suddenly and peacefully at home with her husband John by her side. Angela is predeceased by her son John… Read more »

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The reality of Covid 19 was clearly demonstrated at the weekend with the passing of popular taxi driver john Murphy of Gortadooey, Claregalway. Word spread rapidly a few weeks ago that John had been brought to hospital after contacting Covid 19. However like several others from the area, little was thought of it as john… Read more »

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In the last week two two prominent longserving parish activists – hurling legend Phelim Murphy and the Queen of lackaghbeg Bridgie Coppinger – marked their ninetieth birthdays with quiet family celebrations. Bridgie Coppinger had given a lifetime of dedicated service to various organisations in the parish over a long number of years. Although a native… Read more »

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Suicide & Lipstick I had a discussion with my friend about mental health in these covid days and that sometimes things that help each of us or work for each of us are so diverse. The mainstream approach doesn’t work for everyone but it does work for many, so it’s definitely worth a go before… Read more »

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John Murphy, Gortadooey, Claregalway, Co. Galway. Peacefully after a short illness. Deeply regretted by his wife Teresa, daughter Nicola, sons Jonathan and Jason, son in law Mike, daughter in law Edel, grandchildren Rian, Keelan, Darragh, Isabelle, Jonah, Nevaeh, brother Eugene and sister Margaret, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives neighbours and many… Read more »

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February 2021 Growers Calendar Happy Friday GIYers, Though St. Brigid’S day (Feb 1st) is considered the start of spring in the Celtic Calendar, it’s really still wintering outside in the veggie patch. Come February 1st, we are always itching to get started with some seed sowing and of course you can get lots of vegetables… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Hugh JohnstonCarnmore Cross, Carnmore, Oranmore, Galway Johnston, Hugh. Carnmore Cross, Carnmore, Oranmore, Co. Galway. February 1st 2021. Peacefully surrounded by his family and the excellent care of the staff in Galway Hospice. Sadly missed by his loving wife Bridget, sons Hugh and Graham (Patrick) and daughter Helene, brothers Peter, Raymond,… Read more »