R.I.P DUGGAN, Jimmy, Lakeview, Claregalway

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The death has occurred of James (Jimmy) DUGGAN Lakeview, Claregalway, Galway Predeceased by his parents Henry and Mary and his brothers Tommy and Frank; (peacefully) in the excellent care of doctors, nurses and staff at University Hospital, Galway surrounded by his loving family. Sadly missed by his brothers and sisters Peter, Martin, Johnny, Pat, Harry,… Read more »

Claregalway Gaa Club Notes..

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Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto Jackpot is €2,500. Draw Results for 9th April were 3,19,20,26. Match Three Winners Tim Hynes Carnmore, John O’Brien Waterdale Weekly Sellers Prize: Jimmy Heneghan. €2.00 per panel or 3 panels for €5.00. Win or share €200 for match three. Last draw was in the Claregalway Hotel on Monday 16th April. Congratulations… Read more »

GIY Weekly Column, April 14th 2018

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GIY Weekly Column, April 14th 2018 It is fair to say that it has been a long and thoroughly miserable winter, with almost 6 months of grim weather at this stage.  The impact has been minimal enough for the home-grower but we should of course spare a thought for the people who make a living… Read more »

New 1000-pupil secondary school planned for Galway

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Seán Kyne TD Galway, Friday, 13th April ‘18 New 1000-pupil secondary school planned for Galway Sean Kyne, Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development and Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South has today (Friday) confirmed that Galway is to receive a new secondary school as part of a national programme of new schools… Read more »

Good Friday no more – by thereluctantemigrant Denise Hession

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Good Friday no more by thereluctantemigrant When you live abroad, it’s impossible to make it back home to Ireland for every, birthday, anniversary, wedding and celebration, if they’re on outside of summer, you have possibly one chance, so you must choose your battles carefully. I’ve one priority for mid-year visits and that is that there is something… Read more »

Claregalway GAA updates..

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      Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto Jackpot is €2,650. Draw Results for 20th March were 20,22,31,32. Match Three Winners Teresa Healy Carnmore Weekly Sellers Prize: Shaun Killilea. €2.00 per panel or 3 panels for €5.00. Win or share €200 for match three. Last draw was in Egan’s Bar on Monday 9th April.   Well… Read more »

Compántas Lir award winning run

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After their award-winning run on this year’s festival circuit, Compántas Lir are back in town with their emotive interpretation of the play The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams before it opens the RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival in Athlone on May 3rd.  No strangers to competing in this renowned festival, Compántas Lir won the confined… Read more »

A Tribute to Sinéad – written by her husband Glen and sisters Lisa and Emer

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https://designsbyshimmer.com/blogs/news/a-tribute-to-sinead   A Tribute to Sinéad April 05, 2018 The following article was written by Sinéad’s husband Glen and her sisters Lisa and Emer. It was published in local newspapers on March 16th and we wanted to also share it here in the hope that it may raise awareness and help others. The full text of the article… Read more »

R.I.P. KYNE, Paddy, Kiltrogue, Claregalway

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The death has occurred of Paddy KYNE Kiltrogue, Claregalway, Galway Paddy Kyne, Kiltrogue, Claregalway, Co Galway. March 29th 2018. Sadly missed by his wife Johanna and family Angelina, Joanna, Della, Gerard and Eugene, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers Martin and Joe, sister Noranne, nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, relatives, neighbours and friends.   Rest in Peace   A… Read more »

Life on the Farm

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Follow Irish Seed Savers on Social Media Fruit DNA Identification Scheme 2018 Historically fruit identification has involved visually examing a fruit and trying to determine its identity from this. As there are 000’s of varieties this is an error prone process and is largely dependent on the level of expertise of the identifier. Advances with DNA… Read more »