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Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Rating: 3+ New Super Mario Bros. Wii is Nintendo’s first side-scrolling Mario game for a home console since the Super Nintendo days. Players who indulged in the addictive New Super Mario Bros. for the DS a few years back will know what to expect

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Developer: Naughty Dog Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Rating: 16 Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is the sequel to 2007’s fantastic ‘Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune’. Naughty Dog are veterans in the videogame industry, having previously started such lucrative franchises as ‘Crash Bandicoot’ and ‘Jak & Daxter’.

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Growing your very own potatoes is both simple and very rewarding; Potatoes come in a wide choice of varieties and flavours with something to suit all tastes. Horkans range of Seed potatoes has been carefully selected to suit the growing conditions in the west of Ireland and to ensure the best varieties for flavour and… Read more »

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What are leg cramps? Leg cramps are common. The cause is not known in most cases. However, some drugs and diseases sometimes cause leg cramps. Regular calf stretching exercises may prevent leg cramps. Quinine tablets may be advised as a last resort if you have cramps regularly. A leg cramp is a pain that comes… Read more »

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The following poem was written by local resident Maura Kavanagh, following the death of Claregalway’s Parish Priest, Father Noel Mullin. No Noel This Christmas We survived without you Oh God how we missed you this Christmas gone; Like a ship on a starless night you sailed beyond the horizon Silently, no ripples, no limelight No gong… Read more »

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Head Lice: Infestation with head lice is common and affects schoolchildren usually at ages 5 to 11 years. Girls are more likely to be affected than boys. Transmission is by head to head contact, as the lice cannot fly or jump but can crawl quickly. Sharing of personal items such as brushes, combs or hats… Read more »

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Mighty the force of that lashing sea, The rigging trembled and moaned, In mountainous waves as none did see, On an ocean that boiled and foamed. That hurricane’s blast shook the mast, The decks were out of bounds, And men thought of sins long past— In the ‘eye’ of the storms sound. We pitched, rolled… Read more »

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As I watched the turnout of people that landed up to the sand pile at Claregalway church, I had to stop several times in amazement at the type of people who were turning up to do their bit to help those who were in serious flood trouble. The local farming community were there in big numbers… Read more »

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Eating healthily helps to prevent diseases such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity, certain gut disorders, and certain cancers. This article gives a brief summary on healthy eating. For more information on healthy eating, visit Claregalway Pharmacy in Hughes Shopping Centre. Eat plenty of starchy foods (complex carbohydrates) The main part of most meals should… Read more »

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Chickenpox is a very common illness that causes a rash and can make you feel generally unwell. It is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, one of the herpes viruses. “Varicella” refers to the initial infection known as chickenpox and “zoster” refers to its reactivation in later life, presenting as shingles. Chickenpox mainly affects children; more… Read more »

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Hi, welcome to the Nuacht Chláir’s new gardening section. Join me each issue for an indepth plant profile, some plants old and some plants new. No matter how long these plants have been in existence, all are sure to enhance your garden during the following months. Each issue I will also provide you with diary… Read more »

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