Out of my Office – by Kenneth Keavey

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I came out of my office on Friday afternoon, I had no inspiration, I didn’t have anything to write about, I definitely wasn’t in the right space and I was getting frustrated.I decided to see what was going on out on the farm and I bumped into Emmanuel and shared my woes. Write about “Muck… Read more »

R.I.P. HUGHES, Noreen, Rosary Gardens, London and Claregalway, Co. Galway

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Rosary Gardens, London and formerly Claregalway, Co. Galway) Noreen passed peacefully from this life surrounded by her loving family in Claregalway. Predeceased by her parents P.J. and Ellen (Nellie), brother Micheal and sister Maura. Sadly, missed by her beloved brothers Jimmy and Martin, sisters-in-law Ann and Martina, brother-in-law Eddie, her adoring nephews and nieces John,… Read more »

R.I.P. AHERNE, Jim, Lydican, Oranmore

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The death has occurred of Jim AherneLydican, Oranmore, Galway / Ballyvolane, Cork 6th November in the wonderful care of The Galway Hospice. Predeceased by his brother John. Beloved husband of Carol and dearly loved father of Brian and Leigh (Graham). Sadly, missed by his loving grandchildren Evan and Luke, daughter-in-law Rosaleen, son-in-law Paul, sisters Mary,… Read more »

R.I.P. LONG, Mick, Kiltrogue, Claregalway

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The death has occurred of Mick LongKiltrogue, Claregalway, Galway Mick Long passed away peacefully in his home at Kitrogue, Claregalway, Co. Galway on 31st October 2020. Beloved husband of Patricia and much loved father of Eva, Marty and Anita. Beloved brother of the late Francis and John.   Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his family,… Read more »

R.I.P. DUNLEAVY, Kathleen, The Arches Hotel, Claregalway

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The death has occurred of Kathleen Dunleavy (née Moore)The Arches Hotel, Claregalway, Galway Formerly of The Cottage, Claregalway and 6 Main Street, Dundrum, Dublin. Peacefully in the tender care of the dedicated staff of The Mystical Rose Nursing Home, Claregalway. Predeceased by her beloved son Tommy, granddaughter Doireann and brother John J. Moore.  Beloved wife of… Read more »

Lackagh Parish Community Survey.

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Lackagh Parish Community Survey. Lackagh Museum and Community Development Association along withTurloughmore Community Council are undertaking a community plan forthe parish. The plan aims to find out what facilities and services theparish needs and which ones could potentially be incorporated into newdevelopments at the museum. Alan Hill consultants are assisting inthis process and will create… Read more »

Knockdoe Writer Shortlisted for Book of the Year Awards

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Knockdoe Writer Shortlisted for Book of the Year Awards Knockdoe native Caoilinn Hughes has been shortlisted in threecategories for the An Post Irish Book of The Year Awards. Caoilinn hasbeen nominated for Eason’s Novel of the Year, RTE Radio One Listenersand a Short Story section. “The Wild Laughter” tells about Brothers Hart and Cormack Black… Read more »

November gardening with Klaus Latenberger

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Dear Fellow Gardeners, You may think this newsletter has little to do with gardening but at the end it will come back to it – to  soil – the Earth’s most important organ and the one that is most neglected.The soil is very much like our stomach, teeming with life.  In one handful of fertile soil… Read more »

It’s Going To Be Ok – by Ronan Scully

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IT’S GOING TO BE OKAY….As I went for a walk earlier this morningfinding my way into another new dayand felt the cold of the winter breezeand the emergence of another Lockdownbegin to come in along my prom walk,I prayed and reflectedas I walkedand thoughtthat In any worrying, depressing, hurtful, abusive or dark time in our… Read more »