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Ursula Ociepka, from leading hair salon Spa Hair Studio in Claregalway, has been recognised as one of Ireland’s leading professional hair stylists following her success at reaching the Irish Heat of the hairdressing industry’s most prestigious competition, the Wella Professionals Trend Vision Award 2014, in the Color category. Following the first round of judging for the… Read more »

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Could soil be the new Prozac? This is a question prompted by a recent research study, which found that treatment with a specific soil bacterium, Mycobacterium vaccae, can alleviate the symptoms of depression. Scientists set up an experiment whereby mice were put in a beaker of water and watched to see how long they would… Read more »

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Two Galway girls, Sofia Badalova from Knocknacarra and Caoimhe Keenan from Carnmore, have proven that smiling improves your mood and health, in their project “Smile for a G☺☺d M☺☺d and G☺☺d Health”, which they presented at the Sci Fest at Galway Mayo Institute of Technology. The two 2nd year students in Dominican College, Taylor’s Hill… Read more »

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Three in a row Coláiste Bhaile Chláir have completed the treble and have won the February, March and April schools challenge! The top 500 MATHletes from across the country competed in-person at Provincial Finals on Saturday 10th of May, for a place in the national final. The finals were hosted by Dublin City University (Leinster),… Read more »

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At the February mid-term I had the adventure of a lifetime. I went on the Crean Challenge Expedition to Iceland with Scouting Ireland. The adventure began in May 2013 when I applied to participate in the 2014 Crean Challenge Expedition. The Crean Challenge is a week-long expedition to Iceland in the spirit of Tom Crean,… Read more »

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Green spindly spears are shooting up in the shops right now. They are parceled in little packets of 20 spears or so and although once seen as a delicacy, are now, due to the availability of imports, enjoyed year round at the dinner table. Although we have a few plants ourselves, this trim tipped vegetable,… Read more »

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What is tetanus? Tetanus is an infection caused by a germ (bacterium) called Clostridium tetani which can attack the muscles and nervous system. Tetanus is a serious infection which can even be fatal. Tetanus germs (bacteria) live in the soil and dirt. The bacteria may get into your body through a cut or a wound… Read more »

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As the summer is fast approaching, and hopefully the sun will start to shine, it’s the time of year that brings a smile to all our faces including the little ones. So it’s time to start thinking about booking a dental check-up as the school holidays will be soon be starting. Summer Specials FREE check-up for one… Read more »

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This story is by poet, and regular contributor to Nuacht Chláir, Edward Coppinger. Up to the middle of the last century Co Galway was rich in characters who travelled about doing work such as clockmakers, thatchers, jobbing builders and rough carpenters. Part of the community, they were liked and respected, even if sometimes odd or… Read more »

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Each month, I try and think about my seed sowing in two categories. The first category is those veg that we must sow pretty much every month to guarantee a consistent supply (without gluts)—so for example: lettuce, spinach, oriental greens, calabrese etc. Between March and August, I sow a little of these at the start… Read more »

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Claregalway Scouts held a Group Camp the first weekend of the Easter Holidays at Western Bushcraft’s campsite in Cregg Castle, Corrandulla. There was a busy schedule of activities for the Beavers, Cubs and Scouts with a total of ten bases over the course for the weekend. Theses activities included; fire lighting, shelter building, backwoods cooking,… Read more »

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