Galway Garden Festival

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The 10th annual Galway Garden Festival will be held in Claregalway Castle on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th of July 2019 from 11am – 6pm. With live music, children’s entertainment, artisan food and drink stalls, a specialist bookshop, botanical art exhibition and very special guests it promises to be a great weekend for all the… Read more »

GAA weekly updates..

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Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto. Jackpot €8,300 Draw Results for 4th June. 1,6,16,28. No jackpot winner. No match three winners. Lucky Dips were Sheena Gill Westport, James Fahy, Ann Girvan Carnmore, Walter King Claregalway, Gerry Higgins Kiniska. Weekly Sellers Prize: Mark Collins. €2.00 per panel or 3 panels for €5.00 Win or share €200 for match… Read more »

  Gardening Newsletter June with Klaus

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Dear Fellow Gardeners, I spent a wonderful day at Bloom yesterday – the morning at the Plant Clinic with the Irish Garden Magazine and then exploring and admiring the displays and gardens.  I was quite amazed and delighted how vegetables are being incorporated into so many display gardens.  One fascinating garden was the show garden… Read more »

Stockholm in Qatar by thereluctantemigrant

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New post on thereluctantemigrant Stockholm in Qatar by thereluctantemigrant What some people seem to forget is that the blockade between us, Qatar and Saudi, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain, is still on. The blockade started on the 5th June 2017, Saudi accused Qatar of handing a hand in terrorism and with immediate effect, we were excommunicated. Air, sea… Read more »

Claregalway Agricultural Show 2019

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The 2019 Claregalway Agricultural Show will be held on June 9th this year in Duffy’s Equestrian Centre. All 2019 Schedule, Entry and Trade Stand Forms are now available!   The change of date from August to June proved very successful last year and we are delighted that this year’s show will take place on Sunday… Read more »

Claregalway Cemetery Mass

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The annual Claregalway Cemetery Mass will take place on the evening of the June Bank Holiday (June 3rd) at 7.30pm. Persons are asked to come and clean and tidy their graves before the cemetery Mass and if they know of graves that have no one to care for them to also help in cleaning these… Read more »

Lackagh Church and Parish

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Lackagh Museum & Community Development Association are pleased to announce that ther latest publication ‘Carnoneen Chapel’ will be launched following 7.30pm Mass on this Saturday 1st June in Carnoneen Centre at Lackagh. The launch ceremony will be performed by former Parish Priest Fr. John D. Flannery. Carnoneen is the old name for what we know… Read more »

From the Garden: The Hungry Gap must be filled and this kale and gnocchi broth will do the job

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From the Garden: The Hungry Gap must be filled and this kale and gnocchi broth will do the job Katie Sanderson cooked this recipe in the Kale episode of this season’s GROW COOK EAT and the reaction was amazing, writes Michael Kelly. Sat 1:01 PM 7,677 Views  1 Comment  Share8  Tweet  Email4 Michael KellyGrower THE HUNGRY GAP happens each… Read more »

Gardening with Anne McKeon

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Recycling is not just for kitchen waste, it is also something that can be implemented outdoors. Remember that one man’s waste is another man’s (or woman’s) treasure. The compost heap is an obvious method of recycling raw foods, hedge trimming etc. Avoid using cooked foods in your compost or you’ll end up encouraging four legged… Read more »

SMA Family Day in Claregalway

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The annual SMA Family Open Day which is now a permanent fixture on the calendar of Summer Events around Claregalway will this year take place on Sunday, June 2nd.  The SMA Family Day helps to put SMA House and its missionary activities on the map. Through a varied programme of activities inside the SMA House… Read more »