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  The death has occurred of Catherine CONWAY (née Walsh) Kilcahill, Claregalway, Galway Peacefully at Galway Hospice, after a short illiness, sourrounded by her loving family, Deeply regretted by her loving family husband Frank, daughter Jeanette Foster (Fedamore, Co. Limerick), son Colm (Carna, Co Galway), son-in-law Jim, daughter-in-law Maire, grandchildren Maire Nora, Matthew, Joseph, Kate,… Read more »

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        For the 20th consecutive year the community of Cregmore National School hosted a Coffee Morning, Cake Sale and Monster Raffle, all proceeds donated to St. Vincent de Paul.                                                                                                                      The occasion, coordinated by the pupils of 6th class, under the guidance of their teachers Ms. McCormack and Mr. Madden, proved to be… Read more »

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4th Annual Memorial “Run for Mary” raises €10,200 GALWAY (December 18, 2017)- The 4th memorial ‘Run for Mary’ took place in Peterswell, County Galway on November 4th, 2018. The annual event raised €10,200 for Galway Hospice and Hand in Hand Children’s Cancer Charity. Proceeds raised through the event were divided equally between both charities. Galway Hospice… Read more »

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Looking for that online presence you always wanted for your business? Want everyone in the area to have access to your business online? The online Claregalway Directory is the simple solution! You may be familiar with Claregalway.info—the community-curated website and popular Facebook page for Claregalway and its hinterland. This project started more than twenty years… Read more »

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Independent.ie Business. It’s been a great year for the two Irish sisters behind popular teeth whitening brand Spotlight. Hailing from Galway, Lisa and Vanessa Creavan’s products have been recognised by domestic awards such as Best Beauty Gadget (RSVP) and Beauty award winner (Image) this year. Their business itself scooped the Image Business Woman of the… Read more »

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  The Claregalway and District Day Care Centre fills a crucial and growing need for excellent care for the elderly in our community.  It enables older people to remain independent in their own community, providing a warm and safe environment in which they can enjoy an array of social activities and excursions. The centre was set up… Read more »

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By Declan Tierney, Connacht Tribune INVESTIGATING Gardaí are currently following up on a number of calls they received in relation to the brutal murder of Galway taxi driver Eileen Costello O’Shaughnessy twenty years ago. Gardaí in Mill Street in Galway have confirmed to The Connacht Tribune that “several calls” were received following a reconconstruction of… Read more »

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By Dave O’Connell, Connacht Tribune   ALMOST 19,000 workers – or one in four of the county’s labour force – make the stressful commute from towns right across Galway to work in the city every day. That’s revealed in an analysis of Census figures undertaken by the Western Development Commission this week, which also shows… Read more »

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Not a bit Christmassy by thereluctantemigrant If you think Christmas is a chore at home, try conjuring up a bit of Christmas atmosphere in Doha. Doesn’t help things that every time you ring home hear that adage, ‘it doesn’t feel a bit Christmassy this year’. And I’m thinking really? doesn’t feel a bit Christmassy? There was… Read more »

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No more N17 at Claregalway – it now known as the N83!! The N17 will always be associated with the Saw Doctors’ song ‘N17’ where stone walls and the grass is green have been replaced by a four-lane highway linking the Saw Doctors’ home town of Tuam with Gort and on to Shannon airport. Built… Read more »

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“Someone please help me”, those were the words that I screamed inside my head as I rolled on the floor of my rented box room in the city.  Even in my desperation and darkness I still could not call out for help.  I still hid my fear and shame from everyone around me.  Who would… Read more »

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