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By Galway Advertiser A perfect ‘stop-off’ on Mother’s Day …come to Claregalway Castle, have a coffee or light lunch and buy a plant to start the Spring. The Spring Garden, Craft and Food Fair is the first event of the year at Claregalway Castle.  It will feature many of Ireland’s best nurseries and rare plant… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Martin Grealish Parnell Avenue, Mervue, Galway (formerly Carnmore, Co. Galway) in his 95th year; (peacefully) after a short illness; Dearly beloved husband of Katie and much loved father of Netta, Maura and Patricia. Deeply regretted by his wife and daughters, son-in-law Mike, sister Kitty, sisters-in-law, granddaughters Susan and Jennifer and… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Val (Malachy) Glenane Baunmore, Claregalway, Galway Son of the late Willie and Mary, brother of the late Peter and Kitty. Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family; sisters Mary Bradley (Bermingham), Bridie Lavin (Sligo), Anne Curran, Sally Gaughan (Galway) and Eileen Conlisk (Headford), brothers Brendan (Canada), Paddy (Australia), Johnny (Bermingham) and… Read more »

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SURVEY: The Gaeltacht of an tEachreidh spans Annaghadown, Claregalway and Carnmore on the East side of the Corrib in County Galway. It is quite distinct from the Connemara and other Connacht Gaeltachtai, The Coiste in conjunction with a language Planning Officer are progressing the work and as an initial stage a survey of residents in… Read more »

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A Passion for Gardening and Gardens! Mother’s Day Mothers Day is a day when we honour the mothers in our lives – our mothers, grandmothers and our godmothers. It is a day of celebration, love and thanksgiving for these wonderful women. At Horkans, we really understand how important a mother is and how important it… Read more »

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The Battle of Knockdoe Knockdoe Hill, site of the battle in 1504 The Battle of Knockdoe as painted by John Dalton THE BATTLE OF KNOCKDOE On the 19th August, 1504, a little known battle took place on the low hill of Knockdoe, eight miles north-east of Galway City. Knockdoe or cnoc-tuath  “hill of the axes”  stands at… Read more »

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The 10 year challenge posts so far this year triggered me to reflect on how dramatically my life has changed in the past ten years. This date specifically – 10th of February 2009 – everything changed for me. The two years prior were traumatic for a lot of reasons, and I was struggling to find… Read more »

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The people of the parish of Lackagh and beyond were saddened to learn of the death of Mrs. Eileen O’Shea last week.  Eileen was the wife of former Turloughmore dispensary doctor Tom O’Shea. Eileen (nee Hughes) was a native of Hollymount, Co. Mayo, and on completion of secondary education went to train as a nurse… Read more »

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  The new extension will consist of six new classrooms and three special education needs rooms. Canon Ian O’Neill officially blessed the site and all those involved in the build.  Mr. Cribbin  acknowledged the tireless efforts by all those involved in bringing this project to fruition.  The new  classrooms will be ready for use early… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Annmarie Broderick (née Murray) Keekill, Headford, Galway The death has occurred of Annmarie Broderick, (nee Murray), Keekill, Headford, Co Galway. Formerly of The Salthill Hotel and Cregg Castle, Galway, February 7th 2019 surrounded by her loving family in the wonderful care of the staff at Galway Hospice. Annmarie, sadly missed… Read more »

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      Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto. Jackpot €6,500 Draw Results for 28th January. 3,9,29,32. No jackpot winner. No Match three winners. Lucky dips John Fahy Cloonbiggeen, Nora Kenny Clough Mhoil, Maureen Walsh Caherlea Gerry Flaherty Loughgeorge, Marian Morris Weekly Sellers Prize: jimmy Heneghan.  €2.00 per panel or 3 panels for €5.00 Win or share… Read more »