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The Saolta Hospitals Group has appointed a new board after remaining without one for a full year. The new board consists of 12 members – five women and seven men. The hospitals’ group board is responsible for developing effective corporate and clinical governance structures along with quality and safety systems for patient care. It also… Read more »

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By Declan Tierney, Connacht Tribune THE New Inn Mummers Festival which has fostered talent for mega shows such as Riverdance and Lord of the Dance in the past – plans to celebrate its 40th anniversary in style when it takes place early next month. The Festival will be held on Saturday, January 6, when groups… Read more »

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By Declan Tierney, Connacht Tribune Roise Lavery. The heartbroken parents of a seven year old Galway girl with Cerebral Palsy – this week awarded a €2.5 million interim payment from the HSE – said that they would give every penny back if only their daughter could walk and talk. Roise Lavery suffers from epilepsy and… Read more »

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At the recent Clare River Harriers Athletic Club the attendees were informed that during 2017 the club was possibly the fastest growing athletic club in the country with adult membership up from 44 to 68 and juvenile memvership up from 0 to 168. All members associated with the Juvenile section were thanked for their tremendous… Read more »

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This St. Stephen’s day the Claregalway Football Club are hosting a charity fundraiser to support he ‘Sineád McGovern healing Stage 4 cancer’ fund and breast cancer research. This is an ideal opportunity to get out of the house and get involved in a community effort as well as see the stars of Claregalway’s 2002 Intermediate… Read more »

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By Siobhán Holliman, Tuam Herald   WORK on one of the largest regeneration and social housing projects in Connacht begins in Tuam early in the New Year. Construction workers will move on to the Gilmartin Road site in January and the €8 million project is expected to be complete within 18 months. The development will… Read more »

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By John Kennedy  Having sold his first business for an estimated $40m, Irish tech entrepreneur Paul Kenny is back with plans to revolutionise retail in the Middle East. The first time I spoke to Paul Kenny, he had just sold his first e-commerce company, Cobone, for tens of millions of dollars – and yet, very few people in Ireland… Read more »

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Claregalway From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Baile Chláir Claregalway Village Location in Ireland Coordinates: 53°20′19″N 8°56′44″WCoordinates: 53°20′19″N 8°56′44″W Country Ireland Province Connacht County County Galway Elevation 12 m (39 ft) Population (2011)  • Urban 1,217  • Rural 2,375 Irish Grid Reference M370324 As this is a Gaeltacht village, the Irish Baile Chláir is the only official name. The anglicized name Claregalway has no official standing. Baile Chláir or Baile Chláir… Read more »

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  The death has occurred of Catherine CONWAY (née Walsh) Kilcahill, Claregalway, Galway Peacefully at Galway Hospice, after a short illiness, sourrounded by her loving family, Deeply regretted by her loving family husband Frank, daughter Jeanette Foster (Fedamore, Co. Limerick), son Colm (Carna, Co Galway), son-in-law Jim, daughter-in-law Maire, grandchildren Maire Nora, Matthew, Joseph, Kate,… Read more »

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        For the 20th consecutive year the community of Cregmore National School hosted a Coffee Morning, Cake Sale and Monster Raffle, all proceeds donated to St. Vincent de Paul.                                                                                                                      The occasion, coordinated by the pupils of 6th class, under the guidance of their teachers Ms. McCormack and Mr. Madden, proved to be… Read more »