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Artist Elaine Cunningham has been giving Art classes to adults and children for the past three years in Claregalway under the name of Artelaine. She felt the time was right to take the next step and open her own custom built Art and Craft studio and Gallery space in Cois Chláir, opening this September. The word… Read more »

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It’s a dreary stormy winter night With a watery ghostly moon, And angry flashes of dark and light, On the wind from Cahernahoon. The castle stands against the gale Now a shrieking howling moan, Sinister and eerie its whistling wail Over the fields of Cahernahoon. The ruin gives barely a tremble In answer to the… Read more »

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Just the other day, an anniversary passed by me that went unnoticed. It was August 8th—when I moved back home to Galway —six long years ago. So much has happened in that short period of time, but what struck me as odd was that it went by unnoticed. I lived in America for fifteen years and not… Read more »

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The following is Declan Varley’s riveting account of his recent illness. So good to have you back again Declan and continued good health to you. No doubt you will have a best seller book out in the near future! Where have I been for the last four months? April 14th, my birthday. I’d had manflu… Read more »

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There was deep sadness in the entire community as the news spread of the untimely passing of PJ Donnellan of Cregmore. A native of Moylough, PJ had settled into the community in Cregmore and with his wife Madge they quickly embraced the area that was to become his home for the rest of his short… Read more »

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It’s hard to fathom, but it’s already August and the seed-sowing year is almost over—this month is the last opportunity to sow seeds and marks the end of seven months of fairly intense seed sowing activity that started way back in the dreary days of February. May and June were the busiest seed sowing months,… Read more »

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I left my family and friends in Claregalway in 2000 to pursue my life as an aid worker overseas, starting off in Kosovo with Concern Worldwide, this was in response to the conflict which broke out in 1999. Fourteen years on and I’m still working overseas having worked in Afghanistan after 9/11, Indonesia after the… Read more »

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It’s hard to be grateful when everything is going wrong in your world or in your life. Your child is sick, your car won’t start or there is no money in your bank account. What do you have to be grateful for? But, there are reasons to be grateful. Be grateful that your child is… Read more »

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Picnicking in Ireland might conjure up images of rain gear and over-crowded picnic shelters at your favourite public park, or sand in your sandwiches along the sea shore. We live and die for those rare summer days when the sun starts of searing high in the sky and if there is any chance of a… Read more »

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