GIY (Grow It Yourself) Weekly Column Fowl Weather Friend

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GIY Weekly Column Fowl Weather Friend Growers and animal owners have a lot to contend with when Irish weather turns nasty… By Michael Kelly Like most people, I spent Monday hunkered down at home, waiting on ‘The Storm Formerly Known As Hurricane Ophelia’ to do its worst.  When you live in somewhat of a fixer-upper… Read more »

Driving Ms. Ali by Denise Hession-  thereluctantemigrant

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It’s a common question from home, ‘are women allowed drive in Qatar’, ‘oh yes’ I always respond, ‘that’s Saudi you’re thinking of’. Well no longer, as of this week, women are officially allowed to drive in Saudi. However, before they let off the handbrake and slip it into first, the official nod isn’t taking effect… Read more »

R.I.P. Tom HENEHAN, Galway.

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The death has occurred of Tom HENEHAN Highfield Park, Galway City, Galway Tom Henehan (Highfield Park, Galway) Formerly of Tralee – October 17th 2017, (Peacefully); Pre-deceased by his wife Bridie and daughter Amanda. Sadly missed by his family Gary, Deborah, Brian, Colin, Elaine, Jarlath, sons in law, daughters in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchild, brother Frank, sister Marie, in-laws,… Read more »

Innovative Galway pair to feature in TV series

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TWO Galway businessmen are in the running to be crowned Ireland’s leading entrepreneur in a popular TV series. Both founder, Jim Burke and Daithí O’Connor, the man behind Revive Active, will feature in Episode Four Of The Year on be3 on Monday at 8pm. The TV series profiles entrepreneurs who have overcome adversity through… Read more »

Motorway fails to ease Claregalway tailbacks

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By Declan Tierney, Connacht Tribune FIGURES have revealed that despite the opening of the new Tuam to Gort motorway, the number of vehicles that pass through Claregalway during morning rush hour has not significantly reduced. In fact, although daily vehicle movements have fallen by 4,000, the number of cars passing through the village at a… Read more »

Knockma vista will be opened next year

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By David Burke, Tuam Herald THE panoramic view from the top of Knockma will be seen by walkers from early next year.  That’s the hope of local TD Seán Canney following the news that €80, 000 has been allocated to Galway County Council for work on extending the existing looped walk.  The trail on the… Read more »

Have your magical winter wedding at the Claregalway Hotel

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By Matt Cassidy, Galway Advertiser Getting married is one of the biggest days in a couple’s relationship.  The couple wants every small detail to be perfect including the location of the wedding function.  The Claregalway Hotel is a premier deluxe award-winning wedding venue in the west of Ireland and promises a wedding day to be… Read more »

Baile Chlair Ramblers 5th year anniversary in Claregalway.

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The Baile Chlair walking group formed as a result of a casual conversation between Josette Farrell and Anne Mullarkey Moran at Horkans garden centre. Anne, an avid walker enquired if there was a walking club in Claregalway and Josette said no and in her usual upbeat optimistic manner said “why don’t we set up one.”And… Read more »

Claregalway/Carnmore GAA updates..

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Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto Jackpot is €18,600. Draw Results for 2nd October were 8,18,24,30. Match Three Winners Padraig O’Brien Waterdale, Eugene Whelan Ballinvoher, Shane O’Connor Knockdoe, Joe Duggan Claregalway. €2.00 per panel or 3 panels for €5.00. Win or share €200 for match three. Last draw was on Monday 9th October in Egan’s Bar Claregalway… Read more »

R.I.P. LUIBHÉID, Colm, Montiagh, Claregalway, Co. Galway.

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The death has occurred of Colm LUIBHÉID Montiagh, Claregalway, Galway Luibhéid Colm, (Montiagh, Claregalway, Co. Galway). Emeritus Professor of Classics, NUI, Galway. (peacefully) in the gentle care of the palliative team at UCHG. Oct 9th 2017, after a long illness, bravely borne. Predeceased by his wife Patricia (Ladd). Profoundly loved and missed by his wife… Read more »