Fundraiser for Jason

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Following a tragic accident on the eve of the All-Ireland Hurling Final Jason McGann, a 23 year old Sarsfields hurler, remains seriously in St. James Hospital, Dublin. Jason’s mother is from Cregmore and this has come as a shattering blow for the McGann and Holland families.  This weekend the Friends of Jason McGann will hold… Read more »

Council gives go-ahead for two major Claregalway school projects

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By Siobhán Holliman, Tuam Herald PLANS for two major school projects in Claregalway, which attracted a high number of public submissions, have got the go-ahead from Galway Co Council. The Department of Education plans to build a substantial extension to the secondary school Coláiste Bhaile Chláir and construct a new home for Claregalway’s Education Together… Read more »

Bawnmore Cross: Who will be the first to die?

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Press Release Nov 6, 2017 Bawnmore Cross: Who will be the first to die? An urgent call has been made to the Galway County Council to carry out road works to alleviate a serious accident black spot at Bawnmore crossroads in Claregalway. The Loughgeorge to Corrandulla road has, for many years, been used as a… Read more »

PLEASE SUPPORT SINEAD FROM CARNMORE…

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PLEASE SUPPORT SINEAD ..Sinead is married to Glen and they are both from Carnmore. They are parents to their fun loving little girl Ella who turns 3 in December. In Sept ’15 Sinead found a lump in her armpit which her GP initially believed was a blocked milk duct related to breastfeeding. In January ’16,… Read more »

Claregalway Football news.

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Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto Jackpot is €18,800. Draw Results for 16th October were 1,17,19,29. Match 3hree inners Stasia Dever Ballyglunin, Noreen Costello Inverin, Paul Kavanagh Cashla, Tiernan Staed An Mhainister €2.00 per panel or 3 panels for €5.00. Win or share €200 for match three. Weekly Sellers Prize: M.J. Farragher Last draw was on Monday… Read more »

History of Claregalway GAA Club

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The history of the GAA in Claregalway goes back to the 1800s with a strong hurling team representing the area. The team competed but lost two Senior Hurling Finals in the 1880’s. The team continued right up to the 1950s, indeed they won a junior final in 1952. Around that time a club was also… Read more »

R.I.P. TOM LENIHAN, Lakeview, Claregalway.

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  The death has occurred of TOM LENIHAN Lakeview, Claregalway, Galway Tom Lenihan (Lakeview, Claregalway, Co Galway). 3rd Nov 2017; (Peacefully). Lovingly regretted by his devoted wife Agnes (Kelly), family Michael and Maureen (Boston), Tom and Deirdre (Claregalway), son in law Brian (Gaughan) and large extended family, adored grandchildren and many GAA colleagues and friends.  … Read more »

Grow Your Own Vegetables – Klaus Laitenberger.

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Dear Fellow Gardeners, It’s great to get a dry spell especially during this time of year. It makes gardening so much easier.  I was very busy in the last week planting autumn garlic, spreading seaweed, pruning summer raspberries (I know it is a bit late for that), pruning blackcurrants and lots of other tidying jobs…. Read more »

Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland

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IRISH HISTORY, CULTURE, HERITAGE, LANGUAGE, MYTHOLOGY BLIAIN AN ÁIR (YEAR OF SLAUGHTER) – IRISH FAMINE OF 1740-1741 Stair na hÉireannFamine, Irish HistoryAn t-Ocras Mór, Bliain an Áir, British Government, Celbridge, Co. Kildare, Famine, History, History of Ireland, Ireland, Irish History, Katherine Conolly, The Frost, William Conolly, Year of the Slaughter1 Comment The Irish Famine of 1740–1741, Bliain an Áir (Year of Slaughter), in Ireland was perhaps of similar magnitude, or… Read more »

Galway is set to grow – its traffic problems will grow with it

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BY THE INSIDER Galway Advertiser, Thu, Nov 02, 2017 Insider knows Ireland’s population is to rise by one million over the next 20 years. This will see Galway’s population grow to beyond 100,000 between now and 2020. These predictions come from the North Western Regional Authority in its submission to the National Planning Framework – Ireland… Read more »

Councillors given stark warning over budget

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By Dara Bradley, Connacht Tribune GALWAY County Councillors will have to ‘join the dole queues’, if they do not pass the 2018 Budget later this month. The stark warning came from Ger Mullarkey, Director of Services for Finance at Galway County Council. Mr. Mullarkey outlined to Councillors that if they refuse to pass a budget,… Read more »