R.I.P. Mary KELLY, (née Grealish), formerly Kiltrogue, Claregalway.

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The death has occurred of Mary KELLY (née Grealish) Tirellan Heights, Headford Road, Galway City, Galway (formerly Kiltrogue, Claregalway), beloved wife of the late Jeremiah and loving mother of Margaret, Rose, Danny and the late Eileen. Deeply regretted by her loving children, sisters Julia, Perrill, Nora (Conneely), Bridget (O’Brien), brother Johnny, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren, nephews,… Read more »

Grow Your Own Vegetables – by Klaus Laitenberger.

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Dear Fellow Gardeners, Every year seems to go faster and faster – we are already in September and up here in Leitrim we didn’t get a summer – yet again.  The last bit of sunshine was in June.  However, there is always the Indian summer to look forward to.  I’m very positive about it.  Just… Read more »

The Hurling Legend Tony Keady – by Ronan Scully

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I’ve often been to Croke Park to watch football and hurling matches over the years, especially when my own faithful county Offaly are playing. I hope to be going yet again to see this year’s All Ireland Hurling Final with my Dad, to see Micheal Donoghue’s charges in all their glory, with Tony Keady’s battling… Read more »

Eat like Galway’s GAA elite athletes with Feedthepulse

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Feedthepulse is a Claregalway-based food business, launched in 2016 by the McArdle family. Feedthepulse works closely with the Galway GAA to provide all the county teams with wholesome nutritious meals to fuel their training and match performances. The business has cooked and served healthy meals to Galway GAA’s elite athletes almost every day this year,… Read more »

Learn to cook with confidence at Claregalway Cookery School

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Claregalway Cookery School has been run by Susie O’Connor since 1999. O’Connor trained at Ballymaloe Cookery School in Shanagarry, Co. Cork, where she worked as an instructor for eight years. She now runs evening cookery classes for adults and also children’s cookery classes throughout the summer and during school breaks. People go to Claregalway Cookery… Read more »

Mainstream marks another success for Galway students.

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By Stephen Corrigan, The Connacht Tribune CHOOSING the right school to send your child to is a daunting decision – but for the parents of a child with Down Syndrome, choosing between mainstream and special schools can be extremely stressful. As a result, Down Syndrome Ireland’s Galway Branch has piloted a new education programme that… Read more »

Renovation work on Church

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RENOVATION work on The Church of Our Lady of Knock, Lackagh commenced this week and the Church will be closed to facilitate the work. The following arrangements apply while the Church is closed: Weekend Masses at the usual times Saturday 7.40pm and Sunday 11:30am in Turloughmore Social Centre at Lackagh. The Small Chapel will be… Read more »

Claregalway girls go for science

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By Bernie Ní Fhlartharta, the Tuam Herald.   A GALWAY school is bucking the trend as they have more girls than boys taking up science and getting involved in the BT Young Scientist of the Year event. In fact, Coláiste Bhaile Chláir in Claregalway are in a unique position as they offer the STEM (science,… Read more »