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Voluntary and Community Activities on Roads, Amenity areas and Other Areas in the charge of Galway County Council Preface Galway County Council recognises, welcomes and greatly values the efforts and role of local community groups, bodies and voluntary agencies in carrying out works to improve the overall appearance of the county in which Galway County… Read more »

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Lace Thong by thereluctantemigrant It’s the way of the world that people everywhere view things differently. A few scraps of information change the colour of the situation drastically, for some people. This week at home a lace thong was proposed as being one of these scraps of information that cause the paradigm shift. I was curious… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Alec FINN (PHINN) Oranmore Castle, Oranmore, Galway Alec passed peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family.; beloved husband of Leonie, dearly loved father of Heather and Cian, father-in-law of Niall and grandfather of Ruby Rose. Sadly missed by his family, brothers, sister, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends…. Read more »

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R.I.P. Ron Conlan, Cloonbiggeen, Claregalway, Co Galway (formerly of Currandrum, Claregalway and Rathangan, Co. Kildare). November 15th 2018. (Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family in the wonderful care of the staff of Galway Hospice after a short illness). Sadly missed by his loving wife Margaret, son David, daughter Roisin, sisters Ann, Lorraine and Yvonne,… Read more »

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Funding for Claregalway Leisure Centre Seán Kyne, Government Chief Whip, Minister for the Irish Language, the Gaeltacht and the Islands, and Fine Gael TD for Galway West and Mayo South has allocated funding of €18, 170 for the Ionad Fóillíochta Bhaile Chláir / Claregalway Leisure Centre.  Commented Minister Kyne: “This funding of  €18, 170 will help to provide a… Read more »

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Peacefully, deeply regretted by her heartbroken family, husband Tommy, sons Enda, Eamon, and Ciarán, daughter Sinéad, daughters-in-law Petra and Patricia, Ciaráns partner Gemma, granddaughter Ella, Brothers Tommy and Patrick, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, uncle Martin Kelly, aunt Margaret Hanley, Nieces, Nephews, relatives, close neighbours and friends.   Reposing at Sioraoíocht in the grounds of the Assumption and… Read more »

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[DRAFT: Not for release – 29 October 2018] Labour Councillor and Mayor, Níall McNelis, has welcomed the decision by the Department of Education and Skills to award patronage of Galway’s new second-level school to Educate Together. “I was happy to come together with colleagues from across the political spectrum to advocate support for Educate Together,… Read more »

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The local group of parents that has been campaigning for a second-level Educate Together school for the past six years, GET2LS, has welcomed the announcement by the Department of Education and Skills that patronage of Galway’s new second-level school, due to open in 2019, has been awarded to Educate Together. “Today’s announcement represents the culmination… Read more »

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Name: Kathleen Dunleavy From: Cahergowan, Claregalway Age: 55 Interviewers: Brona Gallagher Date: 20 June 1991   Brona           Is Irish still as strong in the area as it was? Kathleen       I was born in Dublin, and my mother died in 1947 and we came to live in Claregalway and my sister went to a… Read more »

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As part of the National JCI Conference held in Galway at the weekend, Lackagh-based artist Asling Kearney Burke became just the second female in the twenty year history of the awards to take the Galway JCI Entrepreneur of the Year award. It was a tremendous honour for Aisling and her hardworking team who run the… Read more »

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      Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto Jackpot €5,000. Draw Results for 8th Oct. 2,   7, 18, 29. No Jackpot Winner. No match three winners. Lucky Dips; Marie Killilea Rock Rd, Hazel Collins c/o Spar, John Kerrigan Rock Rd, Alan Casserly Claregalway, Frank McDonagh Gortatleava Weekly Sellers Prize: Summerfield Bar €2.00 per panel or 3… Read more »

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Wobbly Yummy Mummy An Open Letter to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar   From the desk of Sarah Fitzgerald (the views are my own and do not represent the views of any other disabled person or organisation). An open letter to An Taoiseach, Mr Leo Varadkar, Dear Mr Varadkar, I hope this letter finds you well, or… Read more »

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