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The death has occurred of Tom Flaherty, Gortatleava, Claregalway and formerly of Peake, Claregalway and Corribpark, Claregalway, Galway Predeceased by his parents Michael and Delia-May brothers Billy, Micheál and Sean, sisters Una, Mary and Ann. Peacefully but unexpectedly at U .H. Galway surrounded by his Family, he will be deeply missed by his loving wife… Read more »

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In many areas the Olympics Games do not play a significant role in many people’s lives, but almost everybody has a passing interest. This community has been blessed in the recent past in the Special Olympics the area had competitors who not alone competed, but accomplished with distinction, most notably the late Rory Murphy who… Read more »

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From Department of Health  Published on 13 July 2021 Last updated on 12 July 2021 The Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, Mary Butler TD, and the Minister of State for Local Government and Planning, Peter Burke TD, have today launched a new programme which is aimed at supporting older adults to remain living in… Read more »

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 Dear Fellow Gardeners, Just in case we do get a dry summer you might have to water your plants outdoors.  If you water your plants, give them a thorough soaking.  Watering little and often is a disaster as it brings the plant roots up instead of encouraging them to go down. In all the years… Read more »

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Griffith. Patrick (Pat). Cahergowan, Claregalway, Co. Galway ( and formally of Galway Road, Tuam) June 20th. 2021. Peacefully, with his sister Eugenie by his side, at UHG Galway. Beloved husband of Máire, adored by his daughters Maria (Griffith Crowe, Bexleyheath) and Michele (Bryan, Wargrave), their spouses David and Steve. Much loved Grandad to Alex and… Read more »

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Noel Kelly, Ros Rua, Cregcarragh Village, Cregmore, Claregalway, Co. Galway and formerly of Corner House, Old Road, Tuam. (Retired Superintendent Garda Siochána); June 9th 2021; Peacefully, after a long illness. Predeceased by his parents Peter and Mary Kelly. Sadly missed by his devoted wife Fiona, adored twin daughters Ciara and Sarah, brothers Gerry and his… Read more »

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Johnny Grealish, Kiltrogue, Claregalway, Co Galway. Peacefully, after a short illness. Predeceased by his parents Henry and Rose, his brother Mickey, sisters Katie, Eileen and Mary. Sadly missed by his sisters Julia Perrill (UK), Bridgie O’Brien (UK) and Nora Conneely (Galway), nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and many friends. Rest in Peace Following current Government restrictions… Read more »

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Claire Nolan (nee Hickey), Plassy, Cahernashilleeney, Claregalway, Co. Galway. Peacefully ,at her home, in the loving care of her daughters Rebecca, Gemma and Gillian. Predeceased by her husband Willie; Sadly missed by her loving daughters, son in law David Samuels, grandchildren Clara and Will, sisters Gemma and Patricia, brothers Donagh and Joe, sisters in law,… Read more »

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May Growers Calendar   Happy May GIYers, THOUGH MAY IS OFFICIALLY speaking late spring, May Day, which takes place on the first day of the month is traditionally a celebration of the beginning of summer. It has been celebrated as a time of growth, renewal and fertility across Europe since pre-Christian times and is one… Read more »

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Dear Fellow Gardeners, Finally there are days again that remind us of spring.  I think it’s so important for all of us to get this little lift – this little sign from nature that everything will be okay again – and maybe even better than before.  I can see more and more people realising that… Read more »

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Peacefully, at the Mystical Rose Nursing Home, Claregalway in his 99th year. Dearly beloved husband of Mary and much loved father of Mary (London), Sally, Nora, Patrick, Rita, John, Anne (London), Martin, Claire and Eilish. Pre-deceased by his brothers John and Martin and his sister Rita Walsh (Lydican). Sadly missed by his wife, children, sister… Read more »