The ClaregalwayHub

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The Claregalway Hub is a concept that supports the community, It provides a pleasant friendly space for activities such as classes, talks, etc as well as services to include copying, printing and laminating. The Hub will be a place where you can get information and support on things to do in Claregalway and the surrounding… Read more »

‘A cute little fecker’: Trinity’s Stevie the robot helps older people

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Irish designers unveil prototype that calls family and gives medication reminders Ciarán D’Arcy ‘Stevie’ the robot with Test user Tony McCarthy. Photograph: Trinity College Dublin 5   Robots are already used to build cars and wait tables, and now a team of Irish designers are developing a prototype which can attend to the social care… Read more »

Population projections too conservative – Ibec

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  Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has called for a number of amendments to the Draft National Planning Framework (NPF) ‘Ireland 2040’ for it to be sufficiently robust to deliver the full ambition of the plan.   Addressing businesses in Galway, Ibec West Regional Director John Brennan stated: “The draft NPF reflects a… Read more »

Claregalway Football news.

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        Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto Jackpot is €2,800. Draw Results for 6th November were 13,17,18,32. No Match 3 three winners. Lucky Dip winners were Kathleen Fitzpatrick Tuam, Jennifer Coyle Cregboy, Kevin & Hilda Murray School Rd., Eilish Browne Gough Carnmore, Breda Flaherty Cahergowan. €2.00 per panel or 3 panels for €5.00. Win… Read more »

R.I.P. WILLIAMS, Steven, Knockdoe, Claregalway.

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  The death has occurred of Steven WILLIAMS Marymount, Knockdoe, Claregalway, Galway Williams – Steven 09/11/2017. Marymount, Knockdoe, Claregalway, Co. Galway. Formerly Dunstable, England. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Bernie. Sadly, missed by his parents Jean and Ron, daughters Siobhan, Vicky and Colette, grandchildren, sister Karen, sons in-law, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.  … Read more »

Community rallies to support tragic hurling fan

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Community rallies to support tragic hurling fan By Dara Bradley, Connacht Tribune.   Jason McGann: has never regained consciousness. A Galway hurling supporter remains in a critical condition in a Dublin hospital, two months after he fell into a canal on the morning of the All-Ireland final. Jason McGann from Carra, Bullaun, Loughrea remains unconscious… Read more »

Lotto Winner Marian Potter,Carnmore.

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MARIAN Potter from Carnmore walked away with €22,000 after her appearance on last Saturday’s National Lottery Winning Streak gameshow on RTE. Marian, a greyhound enthusiast, said afterwards she will use some of her winnings to add to the four greyhounds she already owns.  Two of the greyhounds are retired but she frequently watches the others… Read more »

Claregalway return to senior ranks after hard-earned final.

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  By Mike Rafferty, Connacht Tribune sports. Claregalway’s Barry Goldrick comes under pressure from Paul Hevican and Jason Kirrane of Williamstown during Saturday’s County Intermediate football final at Pearse Stadium. Photo: Joe O’Shaughnessy. Claregalway 1-12 Williamstown   0-12 FIVE years after they were relegated from Senior football, Claregalway are back in the top grade after they were… Read more »

A man who makes things happen..by Declan Varley

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John Concannon In one sense, John Concannon was ahead of his time. If he was starting off now and doing the same thing, he’d be known as a brand influencer using techniques deployed by the best bloggers. Think of the tens of thousands of guests who appeared on the Late Late Show since its inception… Read more »

So many handball alleys have been knocked or abandoned, it’s great to see the sport thriving in Claregalway.

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Story by Mark Walsh Youngsters in action in the new NEWLY constructed handball alleys aren’t in plentiful supply around Ireland nowadays, which makes the one in Claregalway all the more of a welcome exception. The local handball club officially moved into their new alley, on the grounds of the Claregalway GAA club’s now former main… Read more »