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All going well the last of the frosts have left us and it will soon ( but not until early/mid May) be time to plant drifts of summer bedding plants. These form blankets of colour beside which you can sit during the summer months, drinking cold drinks and chatting with friends. It is probably the… Read more »

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Paraic’s Plant Of The Month: April 2019 The April plant of the month is the perennial Sweet Pea and what a beauty it is! It brings me right back to spring time with my grandmother, Sarah. Sarah planted this lovely climbing plant in our garden in Mayo and it provided me with so much delight every… Read more »

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Finding Nemo in Doha by thereluctantemigrant I love animals as much as the next person, but when it comes to owning one, I have a strict criteria.   They must not require affection. They must not scurry. They must not require food, every day. I must be able to leave them for long periods of time without them… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Mike Murphy Sea view, Sneem, Kerry Michael Murphy , Sneem and Claregalway and formerly London . Died peacefully on Sunday 14th April 2019 in University Hospital Galway . Beloved brother of Patrick , Mary ( O’ Sullivan ), John , Margaret and the late Sheila and Dan . Brother- in-… Read more »

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By Dr Lucia GannonApril 3, 2019 | 0  Share104 Tweet Share WhatsApp Email 104SHARES Dr Lucia Gannon gives an account of how writing a book has provided her with a valuable perspective on her life as a GP I held the manuscript in my hands one last time before inserting it into the big brown envelope. I was glad… Read more »

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By Joseph Francis Kelly   Striving to get the adequate mobility mix in Galway is not without challenges, as the overbearing pressure on Galway’s transport infrastructure is becoming increasingly evident every day. The plethora of solutions being put forward are, collectively, a positive step in the right direction, however, the argument has become polarised. This… Read more »

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Dear Fellow Gardeners, In case you haven’t seen it yet – we have a new website with a completely new design.  We hope you like it.  It was designed and created by Darragh Kerrigan Creative. www.greenvegetableseeds.comThere has been one issue that has occupied my mind for a long time and suddenly – just a couple… Read more »

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By Galway Advertiser A perfect ‘stop-off’ on Mother’s Day …come to Claregalway Castle, have a coffee or light lunch and buy a plant to start the Spring. The Spring Garden, Craft and Food Fair is the first event of the year at Claregalway Castle.  It will feature many of Ireland’s best nurseries and rare plant… Read more »

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Mothers Day Gift Guide: Sunday March 31st Mothers Day is a day when we honour the mothers in our lives – our mothers, grandmothers and our godmothers. It is an opportunity for us to celebrate these incredible women and thank them for everything they do. It is a time to reminisce on special memories, share… Read more »

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Much prayers and blessings to everyone on this beautiful morning and new day especially to those who are in need of a prayer or a kindness or a support of some kind….. We are all in this life together. So I really pray this morning and today and I hope to put actions behind and… Read more »

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      Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto. Jackpot €7,100 Draw Results for 11th March. 1,3,5,30. No jackpot winner. Match three winners. Iggy Hanley Carnmore, A.Costello Oranmore, Shane Fox Carnmore, Peter Tonery Claregalway Weekly Sellers Prize: Mark Collins.  €2.00 per panel or 3 panels for €5.00 Win or share €200 for match three. Last draws were… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Martin Grealish Parnell Avenue, Mervue, Galway (formerly Carnmore, Co. Galway) in his 95th year; (peacefully) after a short illness; Dearly beloved husband of Katie and much loved father of Netta, Maura and Patricia. Deeply regretted by his wife and daughters, son-in-law Mike, sister Kitty, sisters-in-law, granddaughters Susan and Jennifer and… Read more »

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