Gardening with Anne McKeon

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Though town and city gardens are quite small as rule, they also have many advantages such as being more sheltered and warmer (as a result of buildings and tarmacadam retaining heat during the day and much like storage heaters, releasing this stored heat into the garden by night). They also require less maintenance by the… Read more »

Claregalway GAA notes…June 2018

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The Summer Football camp is on Monday the 14th August to Friday the 18th August in Knockdoemore Park, for 5 days. For 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 half was a very close affair with Claregalway… Read more »

Public meeting on proposed Educate Together Second Level school

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Media Advisory: Public meeting on proposed Educate Together Second Level school VENUE: ILAS – Lifecourse Institute, NUIG campus (near Corrib Village) DATE/TIME: Monday 25th June, 8pm WHAT: Meeting, photo opportunity, interview opportunities DETAILS: The Galway Educate Together Second Level Startup group (GET2LS) will hold a public meeting on Monday 25th June, for parents interested in… Read more »

End of School Days by thereluctantemigrant Denise Hession

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Four countries, six schools, fourteen years, two and half thousand days, ten thousand arguments over the perimeter of a swimming pool and a million proud moments, there ends my daughters school life. Of course, she’s delighted and can’t wait to say goodbye to school and get on with the next chapter, hard for a teenager… Read more »

Local gymnastic star’s triple gold success

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For the second week in succession, the parish was abuzz as more Irish titles flooded into the parish of Lackagh – because after the celebration of the U14 hurlers’ All-Ireland Feile na nGael success, a young Waterview girl was the toast of the parish after winning three gold medals at the National Special Olympic at… Read more »

Educate Together Second Level campaign to hold public meeting; parents urged to register their support online

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18 June, 2018 The Galway Educate Together Second Level Startup group (GET2LS) is ready for the next stage in the process to decide on patronage of Galway’s new second level school. The Department is expected to launch a survey of parents in the next few days, and the Educate Together group has urged supportive parents… Read more »

R.I.P. HENEGHAN, Mary, Peake, Loughgeorge, Claregalway

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The death has occurred of Mary HENEGHAN (née Flaherty) Peake, Loughgeorge, Claregalway, Galway Mary Heneghan Mary Heneghan (nee Flaherty) wife of the late Thomas, 11th June 2018. Peacefully at the Mystical Rose Nursing home, surrounded by her loving family. Sadly missed by her daughters Breda and Carol, sons Paul and Declan, grandchildren Raymond, Ciara, Maeve… Read more »

Claregalway GAA notes

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Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto Jackpot €3,300. Draw Results for 5th June. No jackpot winner. Match three winners were Gary Fox Carnmore, Ronnie Ferguson Carnmore Elma Grealish Carnmore, David Clarke Lydican. Draw numbers were 3,12,30,32. Weekly Sellers Prize: Tony Stephens. €2.00 per panel or 3 panels for €5.00 Win or share €200 for match three. Last… Read more »

Launch of The Claregalway Hub

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By Declan Varley, May I start by congratulating Josette and Clare and the team from the Hub Claregalway on this special occasion. I’m a great believer in the concept of empathy — Empathy is the starting point for creating a community and taking action. Through the concept of empathy, we can see the world through… Read more »

R.I.P. Sally MCDONAGH (née Walsh) Gortatleava, Claregalway, Galway

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The death has occurred of Sally MCDONAGH (née Walsh) Gortatleava, Claregalway, Galway Sally Mc Donagh (nee Walsh). Gortatleava Claregalway Co. Galway. June 7th 2018, Peacefully at her Daughters residence. Deeply regretted by her loving Family, Son,Tom, Daughters Mary, Catherine, Nelly, Noreen and Sister Nora Murphy. Grand Children, Great Grand Children, Nephews, Nieces, Relatives and friends… Read more »

Is there nothing sacred? by thereluctantemigrant Denise Hession

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Is there nothing sacred? by thereluctantemigrant Well, there you have it, we have it all now. We’ve got divorce, we’ve got equality between heterosexual and homosexual marriage, we’ve got the Health Service Executive providing gender changes and now we have abortion. Ireland is truly a liberal country. We now have national approval and the supporting… Read more »