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Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto Jackpot is €18,800. Draw Results for 16th October were 1,17,19,29. Match 3hree inners Stasia Dever Ballyglunin, Noreen Costello Inverin, Paul Kavanagh Cashla, Tiernan Staed An Mhainister €2.00 per panel or 3 panels for €5.00. Win or share €200 for match three. Weekly Sellers Prize: M.J. Farragher Last draw was on Monday… Read more »

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The history of the GAA in Claregalway goes back to the 1800s with a strong hurling team representing the area. The team competed but lost two Senior Hurling Finals in the 1880’s. The team continued right up to the 1950s, indeed they won a junior final in 1952. Around that time a club was also… Read more »

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The intermediate football championship final has been fixed for Saturday in Pearse Stadium (1pm ) according to Galwaygaa.ie The final should see Claregalway and Williamstown in action in two days’ time, assuming that there are no further appeals from Oileain Arainn. Extra time will be played in the event of a draw, with the winners due… Read more »

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  The death has occurred of TOM LENIHAN Lakeview, Claregalway, Galway Tom Lenihan (Lakeview, Claregalway, Co Galway). 3rd Nov 2017; (Peacefully). Lovingly regretted by his devoted wife Agnes (Kelly), family Michael and Maureen (Boston), Tom and Deirdre (Claregalway), son in law Brian (Gaughan) and large extended family, adored grandchildren and many GAA colleagues and friends.  … Read more »

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Dear Fellow Gardeners, It’s great to get a dry spell especially during this time of year. It makes gardening so much easier.  I was very busy in the last week planting autumn garlic, spreading seaweed, pruning summer raspberries (I know it is a bit late for that), pruning blackcurrants and lots of other tidying jobs…. Read more »

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IRISH HISTORY, CULTURE, HERITAGE, LANGUAGE, MYTHOLOGY BLIAIN AN ÁIR (YEAR OF SLAUGHTER) – IRISH FAMINE OF 1740-1741 Stair na hÉireannFamine, Irish HistoryAn t-Ocras Mór, Bliain an Áir, British Government, Celbridge, Co. Kildare, Famine, History, History of Ireland, Ireland, Irish History, Katherine Conolly, The Frost, William Conolly, Year of the Slaughter1 Comment The Irish Famine of 1740–1741, Bliain an Áir (Year of Slaughter), in Ireland was perhaps of similar magnitude, or… Read more »

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BY THE INSIDER Galway Advertiser, Thu, Nov 02, 2017 Insider knows Ireland’s population is to rise by one million over the next 20 years. This will see Galway’s population grow to beyond 100,000 between now and 2020. These predictions come from the North Western Regional Authority in its submission to the National Planning Framework – Ireland… Read more »

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By Dara Bradley, Connacht Tribune GALWAY County Councillors will have to ‘join the dole queues’, if they do not pass the 2018 Budget later this month. The stark warning came from Ger Mullarkey, Director of Services for Finance at Galway County Council. Mr. Mullarkey outlined to Councillors that if they refuse to pass a budget,… Read more »

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  Beautiful Baladna in Qatar, the Land of Milk and Money Despite being squeezed from every angle, Qatar are holding their own when it comes to the blockade. Six months ago, Qatar were fully reliant Saudi for their fresh food supplies, Saudi being it’s only bordering country it was the only option for the tiny… Read more »

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  P McMahon was born in Dublin and moved Galway city in 1999. He is a restaurateur, chef and educator. He has three popular restaurants under the brand Eat Galway – Aniar Restaurant, Cava Bodega and Eat Gastropub. As Culinary Director, Jp manages all aspects of the food side of the business. He chefs, teaches,… Read more »

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Children’s bodies found at Tuam mother and baby home should be exhumed, says Corless Thu, Oct 26, 2017, 19:52 Olivia Kelly Catherine Corless after receiving the Bar of Ireland’s Human Rights Award in recognition of her work in relation to the Tuam mother and baby homes. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA   Galway-based historian, Catherine Corless has called for… Read more »

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