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    Gardening with Anne McKeon There is absolutely no reason why your autumn/winter garden should not look as good, if not better, than your summer display. It’s all in the planning. By autumn and early winter your beds and borders can look worn out and generally past their ‘sell by date’, particularly if you opted… Read more »

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Print | Share The death has occurred of Brian MorganGortadooey, Claregalway, Galway (Unexpectedly) at UH Galway. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Bridget, sons Nigel and Andrew, grandchildren Ronan, Eva, Anna, and their mother Hilary, brother in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at Sioroíocht (H91XH02) in the grounds of the Assumption and… Read more »

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Print | Share The death has occurred of Tommy FarrellRooaunmore, Claregalway, Galway / Edenderry, Offaly Tommy Farrell; (Rooaunmore, Claregalway, Co Galway) September 6th 2019, (unexpectedly); Predeceased by his wife Ann, Sadly missed by his family Mary, Lucy, Padraic, Jacinta and Michael, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, sisters Liz, Kathleen and Maura, brothers Jimmy, Michael and Kevin…. Read more »

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Dear Fellow Gardeners, I can’t believe it’s already September. Since we got back from holidays a couple of weeks ago it hasn’t stopped raining.  Lough Melvin is already as high as in winter.  However, there is always the Indian summer to look forward to.  In old German it is called the Altweibersommer (Old Wife’s Summer)… Read more »

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(Formerly Rockville, Hillstreet, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon) (peacefully) surrounded by her loving family; dearly beloved wife of P.J. (Packie) and much loved mother of Lisa Fitzsimons, Niall, Emer O’Murchu and the recently deceased Sinéad Hynes. Sadly missed by her husband, son and daughters, sons-in-law Michael, Glen and Ronan and by Kerri and her adored grandchildren Luke,… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Caroline O’Gorman (née Crowley)Gortcloonmore, Claregalway, Galway Caroline O’Gorman (nee Crowley), Gortcloonmore, Claregalway, Co Galway. August 12th 2019 (Peacefully at Galway Hospice), Sadly missed by her husband Jimmy, daughters Jacinta, Jennifer, Jemma and Jillian, grandchildren Ava and Kaylee, her partner Robert, sisters Martina, Geraldine and Rachel, brothers Dessie and Barry, in-laws,… Read more »

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Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto. Jackpot €8,900 Draw Results for 15th July. 4,10,21,21. No jackpot winner and no match three winners. Lucky Dips €20 Martin Kenny Carnmore, Eamon Grealish Carnmore Cross, P & Cormac Duggan Kilcahill, Tom O’Connor Roscahill, Donal Mulrooney Corrandulla Weekly Sellers Prize: Aaron Healy.  €2.00 per panel or 3 panels for €5.00 Win… Read more »

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Madden Conquers the Channel He stood knee height in the waters of the secluded Samphire Hoe Beach on the South East Coast of England. It was 11.40pm, pitch dark, except only for the port and starboard lights of his 30ft support boat called Gallivant piloted by Mike Oram. It was eerie. He wore swimming togs,… Read more »

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Rose tinted glasses, that’s what we’re wearing when we return from Qatar to immerse the kids in our mother culture for a few weeks of the summer. We get off the plane, turn our backs on the sweltering heat of Qatar, the dust and the restrictive nature of life in a Muslim society. Sick and… Read more »

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Print | Share The death has occurred of Mark WalshLydican, Oranmore, Galway / Claregalway, Galway Mark Walsh, Lydican, Oranmore, Co Galway. August 8th 2019 (Peacefully at Galway Hospice Renmore following a long illness bravely borne). Sadly missed by his loving family, parents John and Linda, brothers Dave and Shane, aunts, uncles, cousins and a wide circle of friends. Rest… Read more »

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Dear Fellow Gardeners,We are spending some time in the Peloponnese in Greece in a beautiful area called Arcadia.  The word Arcadia means a place where nature is at peace – an idea of life in the countryside that is believed to be perfect.The main town of Arcadia is Leonidio.  We have been there a couple… Read more »