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Staff and children of Bawnmore National School, Claregalway, Co Galway held a Proclamation Day Commemoration Event today, March 15th 2016, in the school. It was with great pride that we welcomed our special guests Sargent John Ainsworth, Veteran Liam Ainsworth and Veteran Martin Fahy, Maura Flaherty, Peter Feeney, all with relations or ties to the… Read more »

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The 32nd Claregalway Festival of Drama commences on this Thursday night 10th March and will run for ten nights. Claregalway Leisure Centre is once again transformed into a theatre where adjudicator Mr Geoffrey O’Keefe will give a public critique of the plays each night before announcing the overall winners on closing night. The Claregalway Festival of… Read more »

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Position available: Full-time carer and nurturer for four children, must be able to multi-task between caring for young baby, creating arts and crafts from nothing for a five year old and take attitude from teenagers whilst making their favourite dinners. Must ensure that the home is run efficiently and that there is sufficient attention given… Read more »

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She’s the whisper of the leaves as you walk down the street. She’s the smell of certain foods you remember, flowers you pick, the fragrance of life itself. She’s the cool hand on your brow when you’re not feeling well. She’s your breath in the air on a cold winter’s day. She’s the sound of… Read more »

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~Remember~Reflect~Reimagine~ Coláiste Bhaile Chláir is proud to announce its celebratory centenary event in partnership with Beo Digital Schools’ Archive Project, NUI Galway and Claregalway Historical & Cultural Society. The BEO Project represents a golden opportunity for the school to become a major catalyst in the collecting, digitizing and online storage of rare material associated with… Read more »

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Clarinbridge in conjunction with the 25th Anniversary Celebrations of the Corrib Branch welcomes the Irish Camping & Caravan Club May Bank Holiday Weekend. The Irish Camping & Caravan Club (ICCC) is a 32 County National Club with 5 geographical branches nationwide whom caters for motorhomes, caravans and tents alike. We are a non-profit organisation which… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Martin Duggan, Lakeview, Claregalway, Galway. Suddenly, beloved husband of Maureen; will be sadly missed by his wife; daughters Geraldine and Olivia, sons Seán and Micheál, brothers Micheál and Johnny, sister Sr. Noel, daughters-in-law Marie and Gloria, sons-in-law Kieran and Gene, grandchildren Emily, Rian, Aaron, Eric, Kallin, Alyssa, Karina and Declan, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces,… Read more »

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Galway’s richest men are from Glenamaddy. They are the Comer Brothers, Luke and Brian, who are not just Galway’s richest but also rank at number 14 in Ireland’s Top 300 Rich List published at the weekend. The brothers estimate that their assets are worth €3 billion and Luke Comer said some time ago that “a… Read more »

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Claregalway’s 2015 Connacht Minor winning ladies Gaelic footballers will receive their medals at the club social on Saturday week, February 27th. All players on the minor panel will receive a ticket for the social, which are available from Tony King. Extra tickets are available from any officer at €25. Training for the adult ladies will… Read more »

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Coláiste Bhaile Chláir in Claregalway is among the first schools in Ireland to benefit from specialist teacher training in coding, aided by the donation of development boards by computing innovation world leader Intel. Over fifty junior cycle teachers, who will be among the first to teach the new Junior Cycle short course in Coding, spent a… Read more »

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The death has occurred of May Giles of Kiltrogue, who was a teacher in the parish over a long period. Teaching started for the young Mary Moran in 1952 when she replaced Delia McDermott Kearney who had died that year. Mary taught in Lackagh for many years before her marriage to Peter Giles. Several years after… Read more »