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Galway County Council commenced the preparation of the 2022-2028 County Development Plan on the 18th June 2020, a process which must be completed within two years, by May 2022.  The new County Development Plan will set out the strategy for the future planning and sustainable development of County Galway up to 2028 and beyond. The first of three public consultation… Read more »

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The death has taken place of Pat Cooley, Cantaney, Turloughmore, Co. Galway and formerly of Kilskeagh, Athenry, Co. Galway. Died peacefully at his residence after a short illness on Thursday 25th June. Predeceased by his father Patrick Cooley and his mother in-law Kathleen Murray. Deeply missed by his heartbroken wife Denise, mother Kathleen, brothers Joe,… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Bridie Brennan (née Long)Liskeavy, Milltown, Galway / Tuam, Galway Peacefully at her home, in her 103 rd year.Predeceased by her husband Michael Joe, Bridie will be greatly missed by her loving children, Sr. Margaret H.R.S, Sean, Tommie, Gabriel, Teresa, Oliver, Christina, Michael, Marian, Philomena, Jarlath and Gerry, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren,… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Thomas Keaney (Snr)Waterdale, Claregalway, Galway Thomas Keaney (Snr), Waterdale, Claregalway, Co Galway. June 15th 2020. Predeceased by his wife Freda. Sadly missed by his family Thomas, Mary, Freda and Sean. grandchildren Christopher, James, Lisa, Enda, Kevin, Katie and Patrick, great-grandchildren Jasmine, Troy, Ruben, Emily, C J, Corey, Chloe, Levi, Lauren, Alex… Read more »

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~ My Galway Hospice Experience ~ Imagine a stronger power, being able to reach into your body with a big wrench and tighten the nuts and bolts on your heart a little too tight. Your chest feels constricted and a sickening feeling wells in your tummy with each breath in… That’s what a heart-wrenching feeling… Read more »

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Perfect Your Patio Plants We all want some summer colour in our garden and patios this Summer. Something to brighten up the garden and make it more eye catching. Summer bedding plants are the perfect patio plants! They will add instant colour and can turn any dull patio into one that is popping with a… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Stephanie Leahy-Reddington (née Burke)Rooaunmore, Claregalway, Galway / Dunmore, Galway Formerly Dunmore, Co Galway. After a long illness, borne with dignity and courage, Pre-decreased by her husband Sylvester and her daughter Sandra; deeply regretted by her loving sons Stephen, Phillip, daughter Gillian, her devoted husband Larry, his sons Mark, David and… Read more »

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~ Delia Corbett’s Daffodils ~ My Granny Burke would never be described as a shrinking violet, she was a fire cracker stick of dynamite in a 4ft 11 slim frame. My mother would often laugh, and sometimes blush, at how unafraid her mother was to express herself. She was never unkind, but she didn’t mince… Read more »

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What To Do In Your Garden In Hot Weather Summer sunshine and blue, cloudless skies make for perfect conditions for sitting out in our gardens. It is the ideal time to fire up the BBQ and dine al fresco. It is a time to enjoy our gardens and bask in their wonderful colours and smells. However, warm… Read more »

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The History of ‘APRONS’ I don’t think most kids today know what an apron is. The principle use of Mom’s or Grandma’s apron was to protect the dress underneath because she only had a few. It was also because it was easier to wash aprons than dresses and aprons used less material. But along with… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Pauline Burke (née Hoare)Carraig Mor, Lackagh, Turloughmore, Galway, H65 TX96 / Lucan, Dublin Pauline Burke (nee Hoare) Carraig Mor, Lackagh, Turloughmore. Co Galway and formerly of Lucan, Co Dublin. May 13th 2020, (Peacefully). Predeceased by her husband Jarlath and son Brian, sadly missed by her son Colm, daughters Mary and Julie,… Read more »