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  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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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 Dear Fellow Gardeners, Winter has arrived and gardening in the cold and rain is not much fun unless you have a polytunnel or greenhouse.  Last week we pulled out all the tomatoes at the community garden in Bundoran, dug over the soil, sprinkled organic poultry manure pellets (Greenvale) and raked it into a fine bed. … Read more »

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November Grower’s Calendar Preparation Thoughts really are now starting to turn to next year’s growing. If you are planning to cover down your beds for the winter (which will keep the worst of the bad weather off them, suppress weeds and prevent the rain from leaching nutrients from the soil), you need to get working… Read more »

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[DRAFT: Not for release – 29 October 2018] Labour Councillor and Mayor, Níall McNelis, has welcomed the decision by the Department of Education and Skills to award patronage of Galway’s new second-level school to Educate Together. “I was happy to come together with colleagues from across the political spectrum to advocate support for Educate Together,… Read more »

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Lion afraid of the mouse by thereluctantemigrant Much as I hate mention of Christmas outside of December, preparations do have to start a little early when your live in a Muslim country literally devoid of the little touches that make Christmas special. Sure, Carrefour carry a few decorations, and there are toy shops in every mall, but… Read more »

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The local group of parents that has been campaigning for a second-level Educate Together school for the past six years, GET2LS, has welcomed the announcement by the Department of Education and Skills that patronage of Galway’s new second-level school, due to open in 2019, has been awarded to Educate Together. “Today’s announcement represents the culmination… Read more »