Donor makes organic farm dream come true

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By Siobhán Holliman, Tuam Herald A GENEROUS customer has come to the rescue of a local organic farming business which had applications for loans turned down by banks. Without the money from the woman, who wants to remain anonymous, Green Earth Organics in Corrandulla would have had to halt its expansion plans. The farm needs… Read more »

Storms can bring some unexpected GIY tragedies

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By Michael Kelly. LIKE most people, I spent Monday of last week hunkered down at home, waiting on the storm formerly known as Hurricane Ophelia to do its worst.  When you live in somewhat of a fixer-upper cottage as we do, you learn to approach storms with a mixture of trepidation and stoicism.  We we… Read more »

Claregalway Football news.

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Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto Jackpot is €18,800. Draw Results for 16th October were 1,17,19,29. Match 3hree inners Stasia Dever Ballyglunin, Noreen Costello Inverin, Paul Kavanagh Cashla, Tiernan Staed An Mhainister €2.00 per panel or 3 panels for €5.00. Win or share €200 for match three. Weekly Sellers Prize: M.J. Farragher Last draw was on Monday… Read more »

Claregalway victory – Minor A level.

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Claregalway 3-13 Salthill/Knocknacarra 2-9 CLAREGALWAY footballers finally made the breakthrough at minor A level, triumphing over reigning champions Salthill/Knocknacarra in an entertaining county final at Tuam Stadium on Sunday. The margin of victory was seven points, and Claregalway were full value for it, as they dominated the second half despite Salthill’s resilience that produced consolation… Read more »

GIY (Grow It Yourself) Weekly Column Fowl Weather Friend

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GIY Weekly Column Fowl Weather Friend Growers and animal owners have a lot to contend with when Irish weather turns nasty… By Michael Kelly Like most people, I spent Monday hunkered down at home, waiting on ‘The Storm Formerly Known As Hurricane Ophelia’ to do its worst.  When you live in somewhat of a fixer-upper… Read more »

Driving Ms. Ali by Denise Hession-  thereluctantemigrant

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It’s a common question from home, ‘are women allowed drive in Qatar’, ‘oh yes’ I always respond, ‘that’s Saudi you’re thinking of’. Well no longer, as of this week, women are officially allowed to drive in Saudi. However, before they let off the handbrake and slip it into first, the official nod isn’t taking effect… Read more »

R.I.P. Tom HENEHAN, Galway.

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The death has occurred of Tom HENEHAN Highfield Park, Galway City, Galway Tom Henehan (Highfield Park, Galway) Formerly of Tralee – October 17th 2017, (Peacefully); Pre-deceased by his wife Bridie and daughter Amanda. Sadly missed by his family Gary, Deborah, Brian, Colin, Elaine, Jarlath, sons in law, daughters in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchild, brother Frank, sister Marie, in-laws,… Read more »

Innovative Galway pair to feature in TV series

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TWO Galway businessmen are in the running to be crowned Ireland’s leading entrepreneur in a popular TV series. Both GoBus.ie. founder, Jim Burke and Daithí O’Connor, the man behind Revive Active, will feature in Episode Four Of The Year on be3 on Monday at 8pm. The TV series profiles entrepreneurs who have overcome adversity through… Read more »

Motorway fails to ease Claregalway tailbacks

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By Declan Tierney, Connacht Tribune FIGURES have revealed that despite the opening of the new Tuam to Gort motorway, the number of vehicles that pass through Claregalway during morning rush hour has not significantly reduced. In fact, although daily vehicle movements have fallen by 4,000, the number of cars passing through the village at a… Read more »