Ailbhe is currently teaching piano lessons in the centre of Claregalway Village. Ailbhe is a full-time professional musician and singer from Claregalway and a much sought-after piano teacher.
Lessons are offered on an upright Petrof piano – full size with weighted keys, sustaining pedal, softening pedal and silent piano pedal.
Ailbhe Hession is a singer and multi-instrumentalist from Galway. Ailbhe, who has had her voice trained under the tutorship of Noreen Whelan – O’Toole, began playing the piano when she was 5 years old, studied violin for 10 years as well as studying the saxophone and the Irish Harp for a number of years.
Having worked as a church organist in her teens, Ailbhe took this experience to carve out an excellent reputation as a Wedding Ceremony Singer and Organist/Pianist and is in high demand today.
Ailbhe has also worked as a keyboardist and pianist in orchestras for various musical productions around Connaught. In 2014 Ailbhe moved from orchestra pit to the stage after taking on the role of Eva Peron in Galway Musical Society’s production of EVITA.
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The Fancy Nest has an array of gifts for every occasion. From Beautiful Home accessories, furnishings, fabrics & chalk paints to Fashion accessories and stunning seasonal decorations, there really is something for everyone, always.
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The Fancy Nest opened its doors in November 2014 and has gone from strength to strength in just 3 years. Expanding into the interior design side of the business has been challenging but very rewarding with the recent & continuing expansion of the 4* Menlo Park Hotel.
Monday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
Tuesday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
Wednesday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
Thursday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
Friday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
Saturday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
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For more information on our Interior Design Service, Workshops, etc please contact Deirdre on 087 3942748 or message us on Facebook.
The Forge belonged to Blacksmith Michael Smyth’s. It dates back to the early 1800’s. At least 5 generations of his family have worked at the forge. Michael worked in the forge till 1997. In 2007, it was restored by the Claregalway Historical and Cultural Society. The Museum next door was opened in 2014. The Museum is a step back in time, with carpentry tools, farm equipment, pictures, documents and artifacts from the people of the parish.
Carpenters section with a large variety of the carpenter’s old-style manual tools. Carpenters and blacksmiths were valued craftsmen in the local community and worked closely together.
Various traditional farming equipment, such as mowing machines, ploughs, potato diggers and so on. Old household items: traditional ‘crane’ to support hanging ovens for cooking over an open hearth fire Musical equipment from the old Claregalway Fife and Drum Band (founded in 1909) Many old photographs and various documents.
Open Wednesday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm. All year round. Admission of €5 per person (adult)
Historical Website: claregalway.galwaycommunityheritage.org
Kearney Funeral Directors were established at 2008 in Lackagh, Turloughmore, Co Galway to
provide a funeral undertaking business, for Lackagh, Claregalway and surrounding areas.
Kearney Funeral Directors have been warmly complimented for the professional and
sensitive manner in which they deal with families at a most delicate time.
With over thirty years of service to people at the most difficult time of their lives, Frank Kearney
has an in-depth knowledge of the people’s needs and of the surrounding area.
Kearney Funeral Directors provide professional co-ordination of all aspects of the funeral
arrangements in a practical, efficient and caring manner. As a complete Funeral Undertaker in
Galway, Kearney Funeral Directors provide a 24 hour service and with an understanding and
awareness of the pressures and trauma of grief, will assist families by providing personal
attention, compassionate care and advice.
With an arrangement with many funeral homes across the country, Kearney Funeral Directors
are available to cover many areas.
With easy access to their base at Lackagh, families can now avoid the dreaded journey in many
cases into heavy traffic with parking chaos of local towns.
For further information
+353 (0)91 797167
+353 (0)85 1266133
When somebody dies, contact Kearney Funeral Directors as soon as possible. We are on call 24 hours, seven days a week.
In the case of an unexpected death, the Garda Siochana must be also be alerted immediately. This can be arranged by Kearney Funeral Directors.
We are two crazy sisters and mammies from Co. Galway and our name We Sew Crazy sums us up perfectly. We make Beautiful handmade personalized keepsakes for babies, kids and adults. We love what we do and take pride that we use quality fabrics and trimmings. All of our personalised items are made to order. We like to allow 2 weeks turnaround but sometimes it can be more or less. If you have something in mind and you don’t see it on our pages please don’t hesitate to contact us and we’ll see if we can help or we might know someone that can!!! Postage & packaging is extra. Payment is made on ordering via paypal. There are fees included by Paypal but we receive cost of item. You do not need a Paypal account to pay, just a credit/debit card.
Principal & Founder of The Stage Door School of Performing Arts, Galway. We haven three centres based in Lackagh, Cregmore & Corrandulla. Along with The Stage Door I am also a qualified Vocal & Piano coach.
All further information can be found on http://www.sarahhessionmusic.com
Welcome to the Abbey Restaurant Claregalway. The Abbey Restaurant prides itself on providing the best of service and quality to its valued customers.
We serve bar food downstairs in a warm and cosy atmosphere, but if you’re after a more formal setting, then our upstairs restaurant is what you’re after. The Abbey Restaurant in Lydon’s of Knockdoemore is renowned for fine dining all over County Galway. Restaurateur and chef Marty Concannon brings a wealth of experience to the business. From working as a chef in Australia, to preparing executive luncheons in the private dining rooms of top hotels, Marty has done it all.
Group functions catered for, and gift vouchers available. Contact us for more information.
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We’re a family-run business covering Galway City and County.
Whether it’s a family home, corporate or community event, you can rely on us for great prices and service.
Galway Bouncy Castles is based on 100% customer satisfaction. That’s why we are continuing to grow through personal recommendation.