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With Halloween soon over, the countdown to Christmas is truly on, and as a result we have turkeys back in our garden again. Each year we rear about four turkeys, with one becoming the centrepiece of our Christmas Day celebrations, and the balance jointed and put in to the freezer. It’s an arrangement that has… Read more »

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Something on your Mind? Let’s Talk! There are times in our lives when we may encounter difficulties. We may feel stuck and unable to move forward. If you would like help I can support you in the process. State of Mind Psychotherapy offers a neutral, safe and non-judgemental space to work collaboratively on what you… Read more »

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The Minister for Finance Michael Noonan, and the Minister for Public Expenditure & Reform Brendan Howlin, have delivered Budget 2015. This Budget signifies a turning point in Ireland’s economic health and an end to the austerity Budgets of the past seven years. New measures which are primarily aimed at reducing the tax burden on low to… Read more »

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Well, thanks to the final decision of the Commission for Energy Regulation, we now know exactly what Irish Water will be charging us for water, at least from October 1 st 2014 to until nine months after our homes are metered. After this flat rate charging period is over, the size of your household bill will… Read more »

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I have noticed over my life, that to be a good person one does not need to depend on religion, status in life, job status, race, skin colour, what country they are from, political views or culture. It solely depends on how each of us treat others. I have also noticed that our ears are constantly… Read more »

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Students and teachers alike at Coláiste Bhaile Chláir have ditched the text book There was a time when teaching without a textbook would have been impossible. That time is gone. Today, Claregalway College in County Galway has made the impossible become true—with the help of Microsoft. “Our school is two years old” says Principal Alan… Read more »

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Some of the no-cost electricity saving tips recommended by Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) are: Lighting Turn the lights off when leaving a room. Use task lighting rather than whole room lighting when a small amount of light is required. Regularly clean light fittings reflectors and lampshades. Timers Use the timer on your immersion heater…. Read more »

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Sunrise and sunset this time of year are pretty intense. The month of September saw that beautiful Indian summer stretch of weeks we all hoped and prayed for. The kids swam in the sea right up until last weekend and the water was still nice and warm. As much as I loved it, and long… Read more »

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The following essay was written by first year Coláiste Bhaile Chláir student Louise Mahoney The school community in Claregalway secondary school is very strong. With roughly 400 pupils in first and second year, there is a lot of sharing, communication and co-operation needed to keep the school running smoothly. Mr Mongey and all the staff have… Read more »

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This article was originally published in the Irish Dentistry Magazine in September. They spoke to Martin McCarthy about winning Best Patient Care and Practice of the Year (Connaught) at the 2014 Irish Dentistry Awards earlier this year. Why do you think your practice stood out from others in Connaught? I became aware of a great opportunity… Read more »

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Maths Week Ireland All students at Coláiste Bhaile Chláir are participating in Maths Week 2014 from 11–19th of October. Maths Week Ireland promotes, awareness, appreciation and understanding of maths through a huge variety of events and activities. All first year students are getting to visit NUIG to attend an Information Technology lecture and a maths… Read more »

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’t’wer on ’is Blackburn allotment while working with hoe an’t rake, came on a great big serpent that some folks now call a snake. He knew that something wasn’t reet amongst greens an’t curly kale, t’wer nearly all of seventeen feet from fangs to tip o’ ’is tail! He weren’t going to argue with Python,… Read more »

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