Local death marks the end of an era

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The people of the parish of Lackagh and beyond were saddened to learn of the death of Mrs. Eileen O’Shea last week.  Eileen was the wife of former Turloughmore dispensary doctor Tom O’Shea. Eileen (nee Hughes) was a native of Hollymount, Co. Mayo, and on completion of secondary education went to train as a nurse… Read more »

The Wind poem and memories by Brian Nolan.

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The Wind; In primary (grade) school I learned this little poem about the four winds …in Irish, or ‘as gaeilge’ as we say here in Ireland. The Irish or Gaelic it is written in, is lovely, rich and rhyming, in a kind of way. There’s a wonderful cadence to it and a predictable pattern, akin… Read more »

R.I.P. BRODERICK, Annmarie, Keekill, Headford

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The death has occurred of Annmarie Broderick (née Murray) Keekill, Headford, Galway The death has occurred of Annmarie Broderick, (nee Murray), Keekill, Headford, Co Galway. Formerly of The Salthill Hotel and Cregg Castle, Galway, February 7th 2019 surrounded by her loving family in the wonderful care of the staff at Galway Hospice. Annmarie, sadly missed… Read more »

Have your say on the regeneration of Nuns’ Island

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  Have your say on the regeneration of Nuns’ Island  Galway Advertiser, Thu, Feb 07, 2019   NUI Galway and Galway City Council have welcomed the commitment of the Government’s Urban Regeneration and Development Fund for the exciting regeneration of Nuns’ Island in the heart of Galway City. The commitment supports a major planning exercise,… Read more »

Claregalway GAA notes…

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      Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto. Jackpot €6,500 Draw Results for 28th January. 3,9,29,32. No jackpot winner. No Match three winners. Lucky dips John Fahy Cloonbiggeen, Nora Kenny Clough Mhoil, Maureen Walsh Caherlea Gerry Flaherty Loughgeorge, Marian Morris Weekly Sellers Prize: jimmy Heneghan.  €2.00 per panel or 3 panels for €5.00 Win or share… Read more »

To dig or not to dig? – with Klaus Laitenberger

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Dear Fellow Gardeners, We might not feel that spring is just around the corner during this cold spell.  It’s great to see some snow though – everything looks so pure and clean.  I just hope that nature didn’t get fooled as there were quite number of buds (including pear trees) bursting during the very mild… Read more »

Valentine’s Ball at Claregalway & District Day Care Centre

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Following the phenomenal success of its first Valentine’s Ball in 2018, the Claregalway & District Day Care Centre once again invites everyone to join in this very special annual celebration. Taking place in the Clayton Hotel Galway, the night’s entertainment will include a three course meal and a free raffle for some superb prizes.  This… Read more »