More local news

Latest local news

Posted on in News

The death has occurred of Alec FINN (PHINN) Oranmore Castle, Oranmore, Galway Alec passed peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family.; beloved husband of Leonie, dearly loved father of Heather and Cian, father-in-law of Niall and grandfather of Ruby Rose. Sadly missed by his family, brothers, sister, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends…. Read more »

Posted on in Features

The last days of October are cold and confusing. The Autumnal colours are gone, the trees are bare and the air is damp. The clocks are set back hour making the days short, and the nights long and lonesome. The grass won’t grow again until Spring, and so livestock are taken in from the fields… Read more »

Posted on in Features

High-profile business women urge others to join development programme for ambitious female entrepreneurs 30th October 2018 L-R: Olivia Lynch Partner KPMG; Mary O’Brien CEO videoDoc and Julie Sinnamon CEO Enterprise Ireland Going for Growth launches call for applicants for the 11th cycle of award-winning programme  Susan Spence and Marissa Carter among Lead Entrepreneurs  Focus on ambitious… Read more »

Posted on in Features

The Nine Enneagram Type Descriptions Click on any of the titles below to read detailed descriptions about each of the nine Enneagram types.  1 THE REFORMER The Rational, Idealistic Type: Principled, Purposeful, Self-Controlled, and Perfectionistic 2 THE HELPER The Caring, Interpersonal Type: Demonstrative, Generous, People-Pleasing, and Possessive 3 THE ACHIEVER The Success-Oriented, Pragmatic Type: Adaptive,… Read more »

Posted on in News

R.I.P. Ron Conlan, Cloonbiggeen, Claregalway, Co Galway (formerly of Currandrum, Claregalway and Rathangan, Co. Kildare). November 15th 2018. (Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family in the wonderful care of the staff of Galway Hospice after a short illness). Sadly missed by his loving wife Margaret, son David, daughter Roisin, sisters Ann, Lorraine and Yvonne,… Read more »

Posted on in Sport

  Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto. Jackpot €5,400 Draw Results for 5th Nov. 4    5   26   31. No jackpot winner. Match three winners Michelle & Caroline Greaney/Grealish Weekly Sellers Prize: Mark Collins.  €2.00 per panel   or   3 panels for €5.00 Win or share €200 for match three. Last draw was in the Summerfield Bar on Monday… Read more »

Posted on in News

Funding for Claregalway Leisure Centre Seán Kyne, Government Chief Whip, Minister for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands, and Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South has allocated funding of €18, 170 for the Ionad Fóillíochta Bhaile Chláir / Claregalway Leisure Centre.  Commented Minister Kyne: “This funding of  €18, 170 will help to provide a… Read more »

Posted on in Features

GIY Weekly Column November 10th 2018 An update about what i am doing this week, lift/store beetroot and picking parsnips. Regular readers will know that I’m a massive fan of beetroot – actually I don’t think that there’s much you can say against it.  You can grow large quantities in a small space, it’s easy… Read more »

Posted on in Features

Learn to Garden     Paraic’s Tips For Your Garden In November Are you looking for inspiration on what to do in your garden in November? Then you have come to the right place. Paraic is sharing his top tips for looking after your garden during the turn of weather and telling you how best… Read more »

Posted on in News

Peacefully, deeply regretted by her heartbroken family, husband Tommy, sons Enda, Eamon, and Ciarán, daughter Sinéad, daughters-in-law Petra and Patricia, Ciaráns partner Gemma, granddaughter Ella, Brothers Tommy and Patrick, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, uncle Martin Kelly, aunt Margaret Hanley, Nieces, Nephews, relatives, close neighbours and friends.   Reposing at Sioraoíocht in the grounds of the Assumption and… Read more »

Posted on in Features

A Priest Who Spent 20 Years Studying Aloe Vera Says That Cancer Can Be Cured! This Is The Recipe! For 20 years, father Romano Zago from Brazil studied the Aloe Vera plant and managed to discover a natural cure for cancer, which was published in his book “Cancer Can Be Cured”. While serving God among… Read more »