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Claregalway Castle and Abbey in the 19th century in depictions of Ireland by William H. Bartlett (Click on photo to enlarge) http://irisharchaeology.ie/…/19th-century-depictions-of-ir…/ by Colm on May 12, 2014 in Archaeology blogs, Irish Archaeology Sites This blog post contains a selection of excellent 19th century illustrations of historic Irish sites. They were produced by William Henry… Read more »

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Working abroad for a few years,works well, as long as everything works well! You’ve all your degrees authenticated, your passport is in order, you have no past convictions, you’re parents are well and are enthusiastic about your leaving, your wife is only too happy to give up her marketing career to be a full-time mom… Read more »

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Claregalway – based JPK Fencing are finalists in this year’s SFA National Small Business Awards, the second time the company has made the final. The Galway company was among those who attended the recent SFA National Small Business Show-case event on Wednesday 1 February. JPK Fencing are the only Galway company among the five finalists… Read more »

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By The Tuam Herald – CORRANDULLA organic vegetable business Green Earth Organics is one of the winners in this year’s National Organic Awards. The company, headed-up by Kenneth Keavey, received the Direct Selling Award for its 100 per cent Irish Veg Box. The business sells online making it easy for shoppers to access locally-grown, organic produce…. Read more »

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  By Caroline Whelan, Galway Advertiser Upon driving up to the Claregalway Hotel, the personal touch of a family run establishment is immediately obvious.  There are beautiful displays of locally grown flowers to be seen everywhere. You enter the hotel and are struck by its modern yet classic feel.  It is quite special in his… Read more »

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If you walked into a grocery store today, you would have many options available to you in terms of purchasing a product. Organic or Inorganic? Free-Range or battery? Fairtrade or unfairly produced? Although you may not know it, these are all choices that you make when you buy food. The difficulty is in making the right choice…. Read more »

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The village is looking resplendent thanks to all the hard work undertaken by the Claregalway Tidy Towns committee. This summer, more flowers were planted, landscaping was done and signs were erected. The following is a report from the official Tidy Towns adjudicators, who visited Claregalway in July and assessed the area on a number of criteria,… Read more »

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So I’m standing at the counter in the chemist, picking up a few bits and pieces, 600ml of Paediatric Nurofen (Orange Flavour), 800ml Calpol (Original, please), 24 sachets of Dioralyte, Paralink, 36 sachets of teething granules, 6+ Calpol Fastmelts, 24 Uniflu, anything for mosquitos on special offer, 48 pack of Nurofen Plus, 48 Soluble Solpadeine,… Read more »

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Quick to grow, healthy to eat, a versatile ingredient and not associated with unpleasant bodily functions, what’s not to love? Last week’s veg (Jerusalem artichokes) provoked much hilarity and farting jokes so we’re back on safer ground this week with lettuce. Beyond the bog-standard butterhead and iceberg, it’s difficult to find really great quality, fresh… Read more »

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In a country where the economy is as susceptible to financial highs and lows as daffodil petals are to a spring breeze, Ireland, can be difficult to stay up and running. If you are one of the lucky ones that manages to make a start and secure a bit of cash from a bank or… Read more »

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Living in the Middle East and trying to raise your kids as Irish Catholics ain’t easy but somehow when you’re away from home it never seems so important. A large chunk of the work happens in the summer when you’re home in Ireland. In fact summers home can be like a crash course for the… Read more »

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It really is hard to believe that it’s already October, and the year is winding down inexorably towards Halloween and that other mid-winter festival that will remain unmentioned. Thankfully there’s still some sowing activity to do this month that helps us to hang on to this year’s growing for a little longer. The way I… Read more »

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