R.I.P. BRADY, Noel, Bawnmore, Claregalway.

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The death has occurred of Noel BRADY (Brady Generator Hire) Bawnmore, Claregalway, Galway / Carrigallen, Leitrim Noel Brady (Brady Generator Hire) Bawnmore, Claregalway, Co Galway and formerly of Carraigallen, Co Leitrim.   Died peacefully at Galway Hospice on Monday, 28th Aug 2017.   Deeply regretted by his heartbroken wife Mary, his sister Bridie (UK), nephews,… Read more »

R.I.P. GREANEY, Willie, Cregboy, Claregalway.

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  The death has occurred of Willie GREANEY Cregboy, Claregalway, Galway Willie Greaney (Cregboy, Claregalway, Co Galway and formerly of Carnmore). (Unexpectedly), Devoted husband to his loving wife Kathleen and cherished father to his sons Cathal, Maurice and Stephen, Predeceased by his brothers Michael and Mattie and very sadly missed by his family, sisters Mary, Margaret… Read more »

Corofin woman’s sleep out moves from garden to street

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By Tuam Herald A COROFIN woman slept in her back garden on a cold October night to raise much needed funds for the homeless charity, Galway Simon Community. She felt so fulfilled that she decided to encourage more people in her circle to do likewise and since 2014 has raised €5,000.  To achieve that she… Read more »

Clash over plans for new school in Claregalway

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By Siobhán Holliman, The Tuam Herald. PLANS for Claregalway’s first purpose-built building for the area’s Educate Together school are facing substantial opposition from some parts of the local community. The new two-storey primary school is part of a joint application by the Department of Education which is also seeking to further expand Coláiste Bhaile Chláir…. Read more »

Claregalway Football news

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By Kieran Coyne. The Summer Football camp from Monday the 14th August to Friday the 18th August was a great success. Thanks to all involved in the organising of same. The Senior Ladies took on Annaghdown in Round 3 of the Division 1 league in Annaghdown on Sunday morning. Played in brilliant sunshine the opening… Read more »

Hurling legend makes his final journey home

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  Team mates Peter Finnerty and Gerry McInerney – joined by John Commins and Brendan Lynskey – carry the remains of Tony Keady to his final resting place in Oranmore. Photo: Andrew Downes, xposure. By Dave O’Connell, Connacht Tribune THE legendary half-back line was together one last time – as it always was with Finnerty… Read more »

Age of Dynamic – by Denise Hession the reluctantemigrant.

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Back in Ireland escaping the heat and monotony of Qatar for the summer and it’s clear that the apart from ham sandwiches, wet afternoons and 8.99 wine the biggest thing we’re missing in Qatar is dynamic. Dynamic of extended family, dynamic of everyday life and dynamic of community. Bear in mind that as expats we… Read more »

Claregalway Agricultural Show 2017.

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2017 Schedule and Entry forms are now available to download 2017 – Our 27th Annual Show   The voluntary committee organise the show down to the last detail and by Sunday morning no stone will be left unturned. The preparations of the grounds begin in earnest, after months of planning, the week of the show…. Read more »

Permission granted for new residential units and a community house in Claregalway.

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The county council has approved plans for new residential units and a community house for the Brothers of Charity in Claregalway. Oisin Kenny, c/o Tobin Consulting Engineers has been granted permission for the development of Cahergowan. The development at Cahergowan involves the construction of four residential units and a residential community house for the Brothers… Read more »

Playground for Claregalway submission to Galway County Council

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Currently Claregalway only has playing pitches near the local Community Centre. Other pitches are located in Knockdoemore which is approx 2 kms outside the village. There is no public green space in the village nor public playground(s), both of which are badly needed. Playgrounds play an important role in the daily lives of children to… Read more »

R.I.P. Garry HIGGINS, Kilskeagh, Turloughmore.

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The death has occurred of Garry HIGGINS Kilskeagh, Turloughmore, Galway / Mervue, Galway Garry Higgins (Kilskeagh, Turloughmore, Athenry, Co. Galway and formerly of Rahylin Glebe, Ballybane, Galway. July 31st 2017, (Suddenly); Sadly missed by his parents Katheen and Joe and his partner Noreen, his sister Dannielle and her partner Chris, his godchild and nephew Kai, his… Read more »