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There’s no doubt about it, living in Qatar, surrounded by filthy rich Qatari’s that drive, Maserati’s, Lamborghini’s and have their drivers and maids cart their shopping home in top of the range Range Rovers, can be intimidating.   Especially when you’re to the pin of your collar trying to keep a second hand Pajero on the… Read more »

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Sustainable Energy highly commended – At the SFA National Small Business Awards 2017 on 1st March are from (L-R) Sue O’Neill, Chair, SFA, Pat Breen TD, Minister for Employment & Small Business, Bridget Kearney and Kenneth Kearney, JPK Fencing Systems LTD, who were highly commended in the Sustainable Energy category with Majella Kelleher, Head of… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Amanda COAKLEY (née Henehan) Carraig Mór, Lackagh, Turloughmore, Galway Amanda Coakley (nee Henehan), Carraig Mor, Lackagh, Turloughmore, Co. Galway – March 1st 2017, (Peacefully and unexpectedly after a short illness);   Beloved wife of Pat and cherished mother to Seán and Emma, sadly missed by her devoted husband and children,… Read more »

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  KEEPING IT LOCAL THIS ST PATRICKS DAY 2017 We are delighted to announce that Claregalway will be hosting its third St. Patrick’s Day Festival. This is a FREE event for the whole local community. It follows on from the massive success of last year’s event and the local committee of volunteers and local businesses… Read more »

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  The death has occurred of Paddy BURKE Caraune, Kiniska, Claregalway, Galway / Galway City, Galway   Paddy Burke, Caurane, Kiniska, Claregalway, Co Galway, Mystical Rose Nursing Home and Dominick Street, Galway. February 27th 2017.   Predeceased by his brother Martin and sisters Nora and Mary. Sadly missed by his brother Michael, nephews, nieces, sister-in-law,… Read more »

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The excellent production of Conor McPherson’s ‘The Birds’ by Compántas Lir  drama group has received the highest of praise following the presentation in An Taibhdhearc last week. Compántas Lir, who won the All Ireland confined section last year, has taken on the hugely challenging role of Conor McPherson’s ‘The Birds’, but with the talented cast… Read more »

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Claregalway Festival of Drama will be officially launched tomorrow night Thursday 2nd March in the Claregalway Hotel.  This year’s Festival of Drama will commence on Thursday, March 16th and will conclude on Friday 24th in Claregalway Community Centre.  The festival will commence on the eve of St. Patrick’s Day with DADS Dunmore and their production… Read more »

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By Declan Varley, Galway Advertiser It’s nice to be a table-topper. To be perched there among a group of your peers and looking down at al those ranked below you, committing the sin of pride.  Top of the table. Ahead of the rest. This week Galway sits at the top of a table – but… Read more »

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Two ‘Raise the Roof’ concerts by Lackagh Church Choir on Thursday 9th and Friday 10th March in Our Lady of Knock Church, Lackagh at 8pm. The concerts will feature performances of gospel, choral and pop classics from their upcoming CD, which will be launched in March. The church will be transformed into a theatre for… Read more »

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The ‘Never Too Old’ Charity Shop (providing funding for the Claregalway & District Day Care Centre) can avail of people on a Tús Community Work placement programme.  Currently persons who are unemployed for at least 12 months and in receipt of a jobseekers allowance payment, and would like to gain valuable work experience in retail,… Read more »

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St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday this year and the St. Patrick’s Day committee who have run the courtyard event for the past two years would like to open the event up to as many local clubs, societies, schools, groups and businesses as possible to help keep people local and in the community for… Read more »

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