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Ballyconneely Charity Swim officially launched. On Tuesday afternoon last, the 2018 Ballyconneely Charity Swim was officially launched in Blackrock, Salthill. The swim, scheduled to take place on Monday, August 6th off Bunowen Pier, Ballyconneely is now in its third year and continues to grow in popularity and reputation. Last year over 160 open water swimmers… Read more »

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Judy Duggan R.I.P. The death has occurred of Judy DUGGAN (née Faherty) Dr. Mannix Avenue, Salthill, Galway (Formerly Inis Meain, Aran Islands), peacefully at Mystical Rose Nursing Home, beloved wife of Peter and much loved mother of Annemarie, Carol, Josephine and Louise. Sadly missed by her husband and daughters, sister Cáit, brother-in-law Fr. Michael S.D.B…. Read more »

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By Michael Kelly. The ongoing good weather brings an increased workload for the GIYer, with extensive watering needed outside as the drought continues. Given that in a normal Irish summer, we rarely if ever have to water outside, you get a sense of how exceptional this weather really is. We should spare a thought as… Read more »

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JULY 4, 2018MAIREADMCWELLNESS 46. Scan results… it’s that time again! My doctors called me into their office this afternoon. What have you been doing different Mairead? Have you changed your protocol? Dr Salih had a stern face. This is the usual joking they do when they deliver scan results to me. They almost pretend its… Read more »

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        Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto Jackpot €3,600. Draw Results for 25th June No Jackpot Winner No Match three Winners. Lucky Dips Tess O’Connell Cloonbiggen, Ciara Greaney Carnmore, Jennifer Coyle Claregalway, Rita Walsh Lackagh, James Grealish Carnmore 8   30   31   32 Weekly Sellers Prize: Mark Collins  €2.00 per panel   or   3 panels for… Read more »

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Dear Fellow Gardeners, Who would have thought that we get such a wonderful summer with two prolonged hot spells and that it even made it to Leitrim.   July is the month where we can enjoy the fruits of our labour.  I’m always looking forward to the first tomatoes. I still had a few seeds of… Read more »

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Raising Qatar by thereluctantemigrant When you consider that Qatar have a native population of only c. 250,000 people it’s easy to fall into a state of awe at just how successful a little nation, Qatar really is. Possibly the richest country in the world, home to over a hundred different nationalities, none of whom will even… Read more »

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  Antibiotics are wonderful things. They help us fight off infection when it goes too far for our bodies to fight by itself. They kill the invading bacteria and stop it from multiplying and spreading. In my case last week, they saved my life. I hadn’t had to take a course of antibiotics for about… Read more »

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TEAM CONNAUGHT ATHLETES RETURN HOME WITH MEDALS AND MEMORIES GALORE FROM THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS IRELAND GAMES BY SPORT GBFM JUNE 20, 2018 SHARE FACEBOOK TWITTER GOOGLE PINTEREST Team Connaught have returned home with a haul of311 medals from the 2018 Special Olympics Ireland Games in Dublin. Some 221 local Team Connaught athletes competed in the… Read more »