R.I.P. FINN, Paddy, Lisheenavalla, Claregalway

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The death has occurred of Paddy FINN Lisheenavalla, Claregalway, Galway / Turloughmore, Galway Paddy Finn, Lisheenavalla, Claregalway, Co Galway. January 27th 2019. Peacefully at home. Sadly missed by his devoted wife Sheila, sons John, Billy, Gerry and Martin, daughters in laws Margaret, Connie and Annette, grandchildren, sister Agnes (Giles), brother Martin, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours… Read more »

R,IP. HEALY, Annie,Liscaninane, Claregalway

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The death has occurred of Annie HEALY (née Walsh) Liscaninane, Claregalway, Galway / Turloughmore, Galway Annie Healy (nee Walsh) Liscaninane, Claregalway, Co. Galway. Peacefully in her ninetieth year, surrounded by her family. Predeceased by her husband Pa. Sadly missed by her loving family daughters Bernie (Connolly), Ann (Cunningham), Carmel (Cullinane),  Rita (Creaven), Nonie (Naughton), sons… Read more »

‘I walked away from a job in Italy due to the heat’

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‘I walked away from a job in Italy due to the heat’ My Money 1Archaeologist Enda O’Flaherty Enda O’Flaherty has spent over 15 years working as an archaeologist in Ireland and abroad. He is from Galway originally and now lives in Cork. His new book, Deserted Schoolhouses of Ireland, has just been published by Collins… Read more »

Abandoned schoolhouse images remember days gone by

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Máistir Gaoithe National School in Kerry, one of the schools featured in the book By Seán Mac an tSíthighIriseoir Fise In an effort to preserve a forgotten part of Irish life, a Co Galway photographer has been documenting Ireland’s abandoned schoolhouses.Enda O’Flaherty has spent the last five years visiting more than 240 old schoolhouses. Over the course… Read more »

R.I.P. Hugh DOHERTY, Cois Na Haibhainn, Ballygaddy Rd., Tuam, Galway / Clonmany, Donegal

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The death has occurred of Hugh DOHERTY Cois Na Haibhainn, Ballygaddy Rd., Tuam, Galway / Clonmany, Donegal Peacefully in the wonderfull care of the Staff of Áras Mhuire, Tuam. Husband of the late Sarah and father of the late Caroline. Deeply regretted by his loving family, Mary Nally (Waterdale, Claregalway), Hugh (Belclare, Tuam), and Catherine… Read more »

Support for Local Community Groups

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  Support for Local Community Groups are as follows:   Galway Rural Development aims to support the development of new and existing local community groups through the following supports:   Grant aid is available to local community groups that are engaging with GRD Local Community Group (LCG) supports. A maximum grant of €1,500 at a… Read more »

Claregalway GAA Club notes…

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Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto. Jackpot €6,300 Draw Results for 14th January. 5,10,20,27. No jackpot winner. Match three winners John Geraghty Claregalway, Kevin O’Brien Barnaboy, Muriel Collins School Rd.Cora Lyons Kiniska Weekly Sellers Prize: Eileen Lynch. €2.00 per panel or 3 panels for €5.00 Win or share €200 for match three. Last draw was in the… Read more »

R.I.P. Robert Emmet Neary, Carnmore Cross, Oranmore

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The death has occurred of Robert Emmet (Rob) NEARY Carnmore Cross, Oranmore, Galway (47 years) Seattle, Washington, and formerly of Carnmore Cross, Oranmore, Co. Galway, after a valiant battle against oesophageal cancer. Deeply mourned and very sadly missed by his loving wife Gayle D Staker-Neary (Seattle) and by his parents James and Bonnie Neary, brothers… Read more »

R.I.P. Ann FAHY, Cregcarragh, Claregalway, Galway

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Print | Share The death has occurred of Ann FAHY Portumna Retirement Village, Portumna, formerly Cregcarragh, Claregalway, Galway Ann Fahy, Portumna Retirement Village and formerly of Cregcarragh, Claregalway, Co Galway, (peacefully) in U.H.G, surrounded by her loving family. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her son Peter Gerard Burke, daughter Crona Burke, their loving partners Sharon and… Read more »

R.I.P. Willie O’Connell, Knockdoe

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There was widespread sadness as the news spread of the passing of Willie O’Connell of Knockdoe. Willie was the tractor expert of the area over many years and if anyone had a problem with a tractor or machinery, Willie was called and nearly always solved the problem.  Willie was the first in the area to… Read more »

R.I.P. Denny Hession, Barnaboy, Lackagh

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The death has occurred of Denny Hession of Barnaboy, who was the oldest native of the parish of Lackagh. Denny was a quiet unassuming farmer who was also a gifted tradesman. He was born in 1919 when Ireland was still under British rule, and while all his siblings moved away Denny stayed at home in… Read more »