Walk the Prom for Parkinson’s

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GALWAY Parkinson’s Association stage their annual Walk the Prom in Salthill on Sunday, starting at the Aquarium at 1pm and finishing at Blackrock. The fundraising event promises to be a wonderful family day out and all of the members who attend the Association’s physiotherapy classes  will take part.  Participants will enjoy a cuppa and some… Read more »

R.I.P. Mary HESSION, Rathfee, Turloughmore

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The death has occurred of Mary HESSION (née Rabbitt) Rathfee, Turloughmore, Galway Mary Hession (nee Rabbitt), Rathfee, Turloughmore, Co Galway. August 3rd 2018. Peacefully in the care of her loving family.   Predeceased by her husband Owen, son Patrick, sister Nonie and brother Tony. Much loved mother of Marie, Micheal, Breeda, Deirdre and Fiona. Deeply regretted… Read more »

Claregalway GAA

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Next Monday will see a very special charity football match in Claregalway, staged in aid of the Bone Marrow for Leukaemia Trust, organised by local footballer Mark Walsh, who has recently benefited from its facilities.  https://www.facebook.com/bonemarrowtrust/ The game will take place next Monday at 2pm in Lakeview between Claregalway Junior A team and Claregalway Junior B… Read more »

August Gardening with Klaus Laitenberger

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Dear Fellow Gardeners, I hope that everyone in Ireland has got sufficient rain by now.  We were much luckier up here in the North West.  We also had a long dry period and the grass and crops slowed down a bit but it was nothing compared to what I’ve seen throughout the country.  I’ve seen… Read more »

R.I.P. Fitzgerald, Olive, ‘Sunbury’, Cregboy, Claregalway.

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The death has occurred of Olive FITZGERALD (née Quirke) ‘Sunbury’, Cregboy, Claregalway, Galway / Shannon, Clare / Thurles, Tipperary (formerly Shannon, Co. Clare and Thurles, Co. Tipperary) (peacefully) following a short illness in the loving care of her family; beloved wife of Allan Smith and the late Dick FitzGerald and much loved mother of Terri,… Read more »

Irish presidential election 2018: Who is incumbent Michael D Higgins?

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Irish presidential election 2018: Who is incumbent Michael D Higgins? Current president has served since 2011 and is preparing to face challengers this October The Independent Online Michael D Higgins has served as President of Ireland since 2011 ( EPA ) Michael D Higgins has served as the ninth president of Ireland since 2011, and confirmed in July… Read more »

Irish Water to develop Drainage Area Plans in Galway

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Irish Water to develop Drainage Area Plans in Galway Improving wastewater network performance, protecting waterways and planning for future population growth and economic development will help improve Galway water supply Irish Water is investing €2.3 million to develop Drainage Area Plans for Galway City including Barna and Oranmore which feed into the Galway City network,… Read more »