Filter by category

Posted on in News

A Passion for Gardening and Gardens! Mother’s Day Mothers Day is a day when we honour the mothers in our lives – our mothers, grandmothers and our godmothers. It is a day of celebration, love and thanksgiving for these wonderful women. At Horkans, we really understand how important a mother is and how important it… Read more »

Posted on in News

The Battle of Knockdoe Knockdoe Hill, site of the battle in 1504 The Battle of Knockdoe as painted by John Dalton THE BATTLE OF KNOCKDOE On the 19th August, 1504, a little known battle took place on the low hill of Knockdoe, eight miles north-east of Galway City. Knockdoe or cnoc-tuath  “hill of the axes”  stands at… Read more »

Posted on in News

The 10 year challenge posts so far this year triggered me to reflect on how dramatically my life has changed in the past ten years. This date specifically – 10th of February 2009 – everything changed for me. The two years prior were traumatic for a lot of reasons, and I was struggling to find… Read more »

Posted on in News

The people of the parish of Lackagh and beyond were saddened to learn of the death of Mrs. Eileen O’Shea last week.  Eileen was the wife of former Turloughmore dispensary doctor Tom O’Shea. Eileen (nee Hughes) was a native of Hollymount, Co. Mayo, and on completion of secondary education went to train as a nurse… Read more »

Posted on in News

  The new extension will consist of six new classrooms and three special education needs rooms. Canon Ian O’Neill officially blessed the site and all those involved in the build.  Mr. Cribbin  acknowledged the tireless efforts by all those involved in bringing this project to fruition.  The new  classrooms will be ready for use early… Read more »

Posted on in News

The death has occurred of Annmarie Broderick (née Murray) Keekill, Headford, Galway The death has occurred of Annmarie Broderick, (nee Murray), Keekill, Headford, Co Galway. Formerly of The Salthill Hotel and Cregg Castle, Galway, February 7th 2019 surrounded by her loving family in the wonderful care of the staff at Galway Hospice. Annmarie, sadly missed… Read more »

Posted on in News

      Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto. Jackpot €6,500 Draw Results for 28th January. 3,9,29,32. No jackpot winner. No Match three winners. Lucky dips John Fahy Cloonbiggeen, Nora Kenny Clough Mhoil, Maureen Walsh Caherlea Gerry Flaherty Loughgeorge, Marian Morris Weekly Sellers Prize: jimmy Heneghan.  €2.00 per panel or 3 panels for €5.00 Win or share… Read more »

Posted on in News

Following the phenomenal success of its first Valentine’s Ball in 2018, the Claregalway & District Day Care Centre once again invites everyone to join in this very special annual celebration. Taking place in the Clayton Hotel Galway, the night’s entertainment will include a three course meal and a free raffle for some superb prizes.  This… Read more »

Posted on in News

The death has occurred of Paddy FINN Lisheenavalla, Claregalway, Galway / Turloughmore, Galway Paddy Finn, Lisheenavalla, Claregalway, Co Galway. January 27th 2019. Peacefully at home. Sadly missed by his devoted wife Sheila, sons John, Billy, Gerry and Martin, daughters in laws Margaret, Connie and Annette, grandchildren, sister Agnes (Giles), brother Martin, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours… Read more »

Posted on in News

The death has occurred of Annie HEALY (née Walsh) Liscaninane, Claregalway, Galway / Turloughmore, Galway Annie Healy (nee Walsh) Liscaninane, Claregalway, Co. Galway. Peacefully in her ninetieth year, surrounded by her family. Predeceased by her husband Pa. Sadly missed by her loving family daughters Bernie (Connolly), Ann (Cunningham), Carmel (Cullinane),  Rita (Creaven), Nonie (Naughton), sons… Read more »

Posted on in News

From the Garden: It’s time to reflect on all the food we are importing that could be grown here It’s no longer just about ‘exotic’ fruit and veg that are difficult to grow in Ireland, we are now importing lots of veg that grow perfectly well here, writes Michael Kelly. Michael KellyGrower AGRONOMIST  RICHARD HACKETT… Read more »

Page 1 of 16812345...102030...Last »