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By Siobhán Holliman, Tuam Herald A GENEROUS customer has come to the rescue of a local organic farming business which had applications for loans turned down by banks. Without the money from the woman, who wants to remain anonymous, Green Earth Organics in Corrandulla would have had to halt its expansion plans. The farm needs… Read more »

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By Michael Kelly. LIKE most people, I spent Monday of last week hunkered down at home, waiting on the storm formerly known as Hurricane Ophelia to do its worst.  When you live in somewhat of a fixer-upper cottage as we do, you learn to approach storms with a mixture of trepidation and stoicism.  We we… Read more »

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Irish Independent 24 Oct 2017 James Gorry was paralysed after a fall on a building site in 2005. Now he dedicates his life to saving others   I lost the use of my legs in a workplace accident in 2005. Since then I’ve had to overcome plenty of obstacles on the road to recovery, not… Read more »

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Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto Jackpot is €18,800. Draw Results for 16th October were 1,17,19,29. Match 3hree inners Stasia Dever Ballyglunin, Noreen Costello Inverin, Paul Kavanagh Cashla, Tiernan Staed An Mhainister €2.00 per panel or 3 panels for €5.00. Win or share €200 for match three. Weekly Sellers Prize: M.J. Farragher Last draw was on Monday… Read more »

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Claregalway 3-13 Salthill/Knocknacarra 2-9 CLAREGALWAY footballers finally made the breakthrough at minor A level, triumphing over reigning champions Salthill/Knocknacarra in an entertaining county final at Tuam Stadium on Sunday. The margin of victory was seven points, and Claregalway were full value for it, as they dominated the second half despite Salthill’s resilience that produced consolation… Read more »

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GIY Weekly Column Fowl Weather Friend Growers and animal owners have a lot to contend with when Irish weather turns nasty… By Michael Kelly Like most people, I spent Monday hunkered down at home, waiting on ‘The Storm Formerly Known As Hurricane Ophelia’ to do its worst.  When you live in somewhat of a fixer-upper… Read more »

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It’s a common question from home, ‘are women allowed drive in Qatar’, ‘oh yes’ I always respond, ‘that’s Saudi you’re thinking of’. Well no longer, as of this week, women are officially allowed to drive in Saudi. However, before they let off the handbrake and slip it into first, the official nod isn’t taking effect… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Tom HENEHAN Highfield Park, Galway City, Galway Tom Henehan (Highfield Park, Galway) Formerly of Tralee – October 17th 2017, (Peacefully); Pre-deceased by his wife Bridie and daughter Amanda. Sadly missed by his family Gary, Deborah, Brian, Colin, Elaine, Jarlath, sons in law, daughters in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchild, brother Frank, sister Marie, in-laws,… Read more »

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R.I.P. Una Lawlor Formerly of Suncroft, The Curragh, Co. Kildare. Beloved wife of Patrick, will be sadly missed by her husband, brother Thomas, nieces, nephews, grandnephew, uncles, aunts, cousins, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives and friends. Reposing at Síoraíocht, in the grounds of Claregalway Church, this Tuesday 17th October from 4pm with removal at 6pm to Claregalway… Read more »

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TWO Galway businessmen are in the running to be crowned Ireland’s leading entrepreneur in a popular TV series. Both GoBus.ie. founder, Jim Burke and Daithí O’Connor, the man behind Revive Active, will feature in Episode Four Of The Year on be3 on Monday at 8pm. The TV series profiles entrepreneurs who have overcome adversity through… Read more »

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  By Declan Tierney, Connacht Tribune The opening of the new motorway was supposed to reduce travel times between Tuam and Galway – but this has not been the case, as one bus company has testified to. In fact, one of the biggest bus companies in the county has experienced increased delays along the N17… Read more »

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