Ballybane meeting planned for Educate Together campaign, as parent survey enters final fortnight

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Ballybane meeting planned for Educate Together campaign, as parent survey enters final fortnight With two weeks left for parents to vote in a Department of Education poll to choose the patron of Galway’s new second-level school, due to open in 2019, local parents advocating for Educate Together have announced a meeting for 25th July at… Read more »

R.I.P. Michael Flaherty, Cummer, Tuam.

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The death has occurred of Michael FLAHERTY Corbally, Cummer, Galway / Tuam, Galway Michael Flaherty Corbally, Cummer, Tuam and formerly of Cortoon, Tuam. Peacefully surrounded by his loving family, deeply regretted by his loving wife Ann Marie, daughters Michelle, Lisa, and Eimear, Michelle’s fiancé Matt Blurton (Derby, England), brothers Seamus, Tom, Bernard, (Cortoon), Padraig (Dunmore),… Read more »

Ballyconneely Charity Swim officially launched.

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Ballyconneely Charity Swim officially launched. On Tuesday afternoon last, the 2018 Ballyconneely Charity Swim was officially launched in Blackrock, Salthill. The swim, scheduled to take place on Monday, August 6th off Bunowen Pier, Ballyconneely is now in its third year and continues to grow in popularity and reputation. Last year over 160 open water swimmers… Read more »

Judy Duggan R.I.P. late mother of Josephine Nash, Claregalway

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Judy Duggan R.I.P. The death has occurred of Judy DUGGAN (née Faherty) Dr. Mannix Avenue, Salthill, Galway (Formerly Inis Meain, Aran Islands), peacefully at Mystical Rose Nursing Home, beloved wife of Peter and much loved mother of Annemarie, Carol, Josephine and Louise. Sadly missed by her husband and daughters, sister Cáit, brother-in-law Fr. Michael S.D.B…. Read more »

The Paradox of our Time

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The Paradox of our Time The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings, but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less; we buy more, but enjoy it less. We have bigger houses and smaller families; more conveniences, but less time; We have more degrees,… Read more »

Wires Crossed ‘A Balancing Act for Europe’

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13/07/2018 Guest Blog: Wires Crossed ‘A Balancing Act for Europe’ > Ulla Hokkanen The Second Wires Crossed Erasmus+ Project Kicks Off By Claire Sheehan & Ulla Hokkanen Last week, Galway Community Circus kicked off its second Erasmus+ strategic partnership project for Wires Crossed – A Balancing Act for Europe. Partners from Belgium, Germany and France… Read more »

THE GALWAY RACES SUMMER FESTIVAL 2018

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PRESS RELEASE Monday 2nd July 2018   THE GALWAY RACES SUMMER FESTIVAL 2018 Monday 30th July to Sunday 5th August 4 weeks to go!   WHAT’S NEW THIS SUMMER?   Be Part of Ireland’s Largest Horse Racing Festival The Countdown to Ireland’s Largest Horse Racing Festival has begun. This year see’s the 149th running of the Galway Races (next… Read more »

Where, when and how to water your veg in drought

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By Michael Kelly. The ongoing good weather brings an increased workload for the GIYer, with extensive watering needed outside as the drought continues. Given that in a normal Irish summer, we rarely if ever have to water outside, you get a sense of how exceptional this weather really is. We should spare a thought as… Read more »

   Important that eligible parents vote for Educate Together by end of month,Oranmore meeting told

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 Important that eligible parents vote for Educate Together by end of month,Oranmore meeting told FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE As the voting process for Galway’s new school enters its last few weeks, parents at a meeting in Oranmore have been urged to cast their vote for Educate Together, and to urge other eligible parents to vote to ensure… Read more »

John’s Post…

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Hi all again, I hope everybody is keeping well and enjoying the fabulous spell of fine weather. I haven’t much too talk about this week. Really happy to be alive and kicking and while yes every day is a struggle for us, we are coping. Some days are good and some days are bad and… Read more »