Claregalway GAA Club Notes…

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Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto Jackpot is €2,800. Draw Results for 19th January were 8,11,19,28. Match Three Winners Rita Higgins Carnmore, Tom Coppinger Lackagh, Teresa Payne Church Office, Danny Grealish Carnmore,Martin Hanley Carnmore. Weekly Sellers Prize: M. Joe Farragher. €2.00 per panel or 3 panels for €5.00. Win or share €200 for match three. Last draw… Read more »

GIY Weekly Column February 24th 2018

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Nothing compares to the taste of a homegrown tomato and now is the time to sow those seeds… And so the great tomato adventure starts all over again. A 10-month odyssey begins with the sowing of seeds in a cold potting shed with Child Number 2 chatting incessantly in my ear. Growing tomatoes is a… Read more »

R.I.P. Sinead McGovern Hynes, Oranmore, Galway /Kilcock, Kildare

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The death has occurred of Sinéad MCGOVERN HYNES Kilcock, Kildare / Oranmore, Galway (Formerly Carnmore, Oranmore, Co Galway), (peacefully) surrounded by her loving family. Dearly beloved wife of Glen and devoted mother of Ella. Deeply regretted by her husband and daughter, parents P.J. (Packie) and Sarah, sisters Lisa (Fitzsimons), Emer (O’Murchu), brother Niall, father-in-law John… Read more »

Galway-based company Revive Active wins Food and Drink Category at the SFA National Small Business Awards

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Zoan Biomed (Galway) recognised among best Emerging New Businesses (less than two years)   Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphries TD, presents awards to the best in small business   Revive Active from Galway has won the Food and Drink Category at the SFA National Small Business Awards 2018. Zoan Biomed was recognised… Read more »

75K Welcome Home Bunting – by the reluctantemigrant Denise Hession

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The Irish government have commissioned a Eu. 75,000 economic report on the improvements needed to facilitate returning emigrants, the report which will take ‘a couple of weeks’ (not a bad fortnights wages), will outline where returning emigrants have difficulty when coming back to Ireland and where improvements need to be made. Save the 75K welcome home bunting,… Read more »

R.I.P. MULLINS, Mary (Mai), Killaloonty, Tuam, Galway.

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The death has occurred of Mary (Mai) MULLINS (née Kirrane) Killaloonty, Tuam, Galway Peacefully, in her 92nd year at The Stella Maris Nursing Home, Cummer. Mai, predeceased by her husband William (Bill), children Tommy, Sarah and Michael, brother Joseph, son-in-law John Audley, granddaughter Fiona Audley and great-grandchild Shaun Audley.   Sadly missed by her loving… Read more »

R.I.P. BURKE, Michael, Caurane, Kiniska, Claregalway.

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The death has occurred of Michael BURKE Caurane, Kiniska, Claregalway, Galway Michael Burke, Caurane, Kiniska, Claregalway, Co. Galway in the loving care of the staff of Mystical Rose Nursing Home. February 19th 2018.   Predeceased by his brothers Martin and Paddy, sisters Nora and Mary.   Sadly missed by his nephews, nieces, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, grandnephews, grandnieces,… Read more »

Claregalway Football Club notes

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The U12 girls were back last Saturday 11th in Knockdoemore 4pm to 5pm. All Girls welcome and any enquires contact Helen on 087 1953404.   U14 girls Gaelic training every Saturday 4 to 5pm and Monday 6.30pm to 7.30pm in Knockdoemore. Contact David Flaherty on 086 3826443 for further details.   In U16 Ladies the… Read more »

Compántas Lir to stage Masterpiece

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WHEN Tennessee Williams wrote his first masterpiece in 1944 his production notes asked directors to take the play on a journey and discover what the script offered to the production. In Compántas Lir’s take on the classic Tom, played by Vincent Moran, takes center stage.  His story is told in flashback scenes where he recounts… Read more »

Project Ireland 2040 will help us to develop our country in a sensible and sustainable way

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Seán Kyne TD Galway, Friday, 16th February ‘18 Project Ireland 2040 will help us to develop our country in a sensible and sustainable way Seán Kyne, Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources and Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South has said Project Ireland 2040 is a comprehensive plan which will help us to… Read more »

R.I.P. Liam JOYCE Caraun House, Claregalway, Galway

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  The death has occurred of Liam JOYCE Caraun House, Claregalway, Galway Liam Joyce, Caraun House, Claregalway, Co. Galway in the exceptional care of the Brothers of Charity Services, Claregalway. Predeceased by his parents Billy & Babs.   Much loved special brother of Miriam, Ethna & Martin and the late Dr Marguerite. Liam will be sadly… Read more »

R.I.P. Margaret BURKE, Coolagh, Castlegar.

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The death has occurred of Margaret BURKE (née Clancy) Coolagh, Castlegar, Galway Margaret Burke, (nee Clancy) Coolagh, Castlegar, Co Galway. Peacefully, at her home; Predeceased by her husband Tommy, daughter Mona and son Michael.   Sadly missed by her family Richard, James, Rita (Tierney), Tom, Breda (Hughes), Frank, Eamon, Carmel (Feeney) and Ann (Diskin), sons in-law,… Read more »