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IN conjunction with the launch of their second CD, Lackagh Church Choir held two concerts in Lackagh Church last week to help raise funds for the Church repairs.  The CD title “Raise the Roof” was also the title of the two concerts that were performed to packed audiences on both nights.  The parish church was… Read more »

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The U12 girls were back last Saturday 11th in Knockdoemore 4pm to 5pm. All Girls welcome and any enquires contact Helen on 087 1953404. U14 girls Gaelic training every Saturday 4 to 5pm and Monday 6.30pm to 7.30pm in Knockdoemore. Contact David Flaherty on 086 3826443 for further details. In U16 Ladies the U16B team… Read more »

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  The death has occurred of Paddy CAULFIELD Kiltrogue, Claregalway, Galway Patrick (Paddy) Caulfield, Kiltrogue, Claregalway, Co Galway. March 11th 2017; Peacefully at Castleturvin Nursing Home Athenry. Pre-deceased by his wife Rita, parents Thomas and Margaret, brothers Eamon and Msgr John, sisters Teresa and Sr. Mary. Sadly missed by his daughter Maria, son Thomas, daughter… Read more »

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Lock Doctor, a business created in the height of the recession, has grown into Ireland’s largest firm of locksmiths and has franchises around the country.  Now brothers Tommy and Michael Dillon have brought this business to Galway. “We make keys for virtually every type of car which makes us unique” said Tommy, “and we get… Read more »

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The EYE Cinema will get a taste of Hollywood for one night only on March 31, as Sanctuary premieres in Galway to raise funds for a new theatre for Blue Teapot.  Fresh from winning the prestigious Michael Dwyer Discovery award at this year’s Audi Dublin International Film Festival, the cast of Sanctuary will be in attendance on the night, and… Read more »

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By Denise McNamara, Galway Advertiser GLENAMADDY brothers Luke and Brian Comer have been declared yet again the richest people in Connacht, amassing wealth estimated at €906m from their property portfoilio. The Glenamaddy siblings who started out as plasterers saw their empire drop by €56m – and their position on the Sunday Times Irish Rich List… Read more »

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By Tom Kenny, Galway Adveriser IN the years following the establishment of the Defence Forces various classes of Army Reserves were experimented with between 1927 and 1939.  In May 1927, a Class A Reserve was formed consisting of NCO’s and men transferred to the Reserve. In January 1928, a Class B Reserve was set up… Read more »

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The entire community around Lackagh and beyond were shocked and saddened at the unexpected and untimely passing of Amanda Coakley of Carraig Mór. Amanda and her husband Pat had lived in Lackagh for over two decades and were much loved and respected within the community. Amanda was a very popular teacher in St. Jarlath’s College… Read more »

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Claregalway Festival of Drama was officially launched on Thursday night at Claregalway Hotel. Speaking at the launch John Brennan, Festival Director, paid tribute and thanks to all who give so much effort in making the festival such a success each year. He thanked the many sponsors and friends of the festival who provide financial assistance… Read more »

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Turloughmore Comunity Alert will hold its AGM this evening Wednesday, March 8th in the Copper Beech Bar at 8pm.  Members and non-members are welcome to attend.  Anyone who wishes to put their name forward for a role on the committee is welcome to do so.  the committee is looking for support in general from the… Read more »

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The death occurred of Paddy Burke of Caraune, Kiniska last week. Paddy was at an advanced age and was well known and respected.  Paddy worked for many years with his brother Michael on the family farm before moving to Galway where he worked in the construction industry with Hession Building Contractors. In later years Paddy… Read more »

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U14 girls Gaelic training every Saturday 4 to 5pm and Monday 6.30pm to 7.30pm in Knockdoemore. Contact David Flaherty on 086 3826443 for further details. U16 ladies Football returns on Monday evening February 20th from 6.30pm to 7.30pm in Knockdoemore. The Journey with Gerry committee would like to express their sincere thanks for the reception… Read more »

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