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Unfortunately, Donal has passed away since this interview. “A few months left, he said. There it was I was given a timeline on the rest if my life. No choice, no say, no matter. It was given to me as easy as dinner. I couldn’t believe it, that all I had was 16 years here… Read more »

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The community of Turloughmore was shocked and saddened as the news spread of the tragic death of a popular young man, Padraic O’Brien, on Sunday evening. There was much jubilation in the area after Turloughmore won their first round game of the senior hurling championship and everybody was generally in a good and positive mood… Read more »

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There was deep sadness as the news spread of the death of Christy Langan on Sunday morning. Christy had given a lifetime of service to Turloughmore Hurling Club and served as secretary of the club over a long period and was actively involved in the glorious halcyon days of the 60s when Turloughmore captured an… Read more »

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Are you still there aflowing With Connaught blackwater you drain, That I loved so much agrowing My Clare I won’t see again. On your banks often went rambling ‘Twas mostly daydreaming in truth, Escaping during my wandering With a mind of untroubled youth.

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Do you struggle with stress or sleeping difficulties? Have you decided to stop smoking or manage your diet to lose weight, but you just cannot bring yourself to really try? These difficulties might all seem different to each other and different to say, obsessive compulsive cleaning, or neatness, or someone struggling to recover from an… Read more »

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Every day people say I’m brave, that I’m courageous and I hate that. I’m just doing what I have to do to survive, to live another day. I had a friend, Stuart Mangan, he said he wasn’t brave because he didn’t have a choice. He didn’t have a choice to be paralysed but he chose… Read more »

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It’s hard to believe that this time last year, we were basking in 20 degrees heat and headed for the beach over the Easter holidays. This year it’s a case of wrapping up well and trying to endure persistent freezing temperatures. It does all seem rather unnatural, particularly since it feels like it should be… Read more »

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Ned Keogh was the son of Sean Keogh; and the late Teresa Keogh whose home is in Loughnane Terrace, New Mervue. Ned was one of thirteen children which include, Bridie, Martin, Martina, John, Padraig, Michael, Linda, Bernie, Ollie, Marcella, Damian and Aidan. All of the family, both boys and girls excelled in sports, and Ned… Read more »

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We all know that excess waste generation is bad for the environment but as individuals what can we do to try to reduce the environmental impact of our daily activities? The best option is to try to prevent waste arising where possible. Most of us create waste unnecessarily — for example we discard approximately 30%… Read more »

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Lawn moss is a serious problem in all lawns this spring, but help is at hand! Use OSMO Lawn Moss Remover to kill unwanted lawn moss and feed your lawn without forcing growth. Key Steps: Apply OSMO Lime Pellets one week before you apply OSMO Moss Remover. 1 25kg bag of Osmo Lime Pellets covers 200sq yards. OSMO Moss… Read more »

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