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Independent Galway Senator Fidelma Healy Eames has written to Galway County Council asking them to revise Enurement clauses for families facing repossession and in difficulties with Banks. ‘I have sight of a letter from the Bank telling a Conamara-based family that their home will be repossessed in November unless the family can come up with… Read more »

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The Galway minor hurling team won the 2016 GAA hurling minor championship, beating Tipperary 4–13 to 1–16 in Croke Park in the final. The Galway minor team arrived back in Galway with the Irish Press cup and visited some clubs around Galway county to large crowds of fans. Manager Geoff Lynskey of Liam Mellows, captain Seán Loftus and… Read more »

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Sincere sympathy to the Connolly Family, Gortadooey, on the passing of Gerry recently. The death has occurred of Gerry Connolly, Gortadooey, Claregalway and formerly of Ballybrit, Castlegar, Galway. Gerry Mhary Mháire Sheáinín, 12th September 2015, peacefully at his residence surrounded by his family. Sadly missed by his loving wife Carmel, loving daughters, Elaine and Karen, sisters, Maura, Sarah and… Read more »

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Céad Míle Fáilte We would like to extend a warm welcome to our new students and staff joining us this year at Coláiste Bhaile Chláir. Wishing you every success. Thank you to our third year Cairdeas leaders who returned to school early to welcome our new first years. Handball World Champion Congratulations once again to… Read more »

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The medieval Tournament is making a comeback in Ireland this September! The first full-contact medieval tournament in Ireland for over 400 years will be happening at Claregalway Castle over the weekend of the Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th of September from 11am–5pm. Armoured knights from across the globe will be descending on the fantastically restored 15th… Read more »

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What an emotional few days we had in the Scully household over the last week or so with our youngest daughter Sophie starting school as I am sure it was for many families the length and breadth of Ireland. It’s a huge occasion especially, I suppose, when it’s the last child in the family. It’s… Read more »

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Sincere condolences to the Kilgannon Family, Gortadooey, on the passing of their beloved Tony. The death has occurred of Tony Kilgannon, Gortadooey, Claregalway, Galway / Dromore West, Sligo. Peacefully after a long illness bravely fought. Devoted husband of Joan, beloved father of Susie, Simon, and Paul, adored by his grandson Luke. Deeply regretted by his sister Maureen,… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Bridie Toner, Cúirt na hAbhainn, Claregalway, Galway / Termon, Donegal / Dublin. Predeceased by her sister Evelyn Rodden (Dublin). Deeply regretted by her sisters Peggy Mc Dermot and Anne Welby (Galway), Una Mc Donagh (Dublin), brothers James (Termon), and Pat (Galway), sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Reposing at her… Read more »

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With over 1000 parishes in Ireland the Catholic Church and other churches must do more. Independent Galway Senator Fidelma Healy Eames has called for the immediate recall of the Seanad next week to discuss the ongoing refugee crisis in the Mediterranean and Europe. The Galway Senator says that it is clear that Ireland must step… Read more »

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Karen (Broderick) Comer is Proprieter & Head Therapist at Beyond Beauty Claregalway. I qualified in Beauty Therapy in May 2000. I began working full time straight away but having grown up in business myself I knew it would not be too long before I ventured out on my own! I worked in a salon in Tuam… Read more »

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It’s all about time. Everything is. Days, hours, minutes, seconds, years. Time plays such a key role in how we create memories, about how we anticipate them. We use and abuse time in so many ways. We rush from A to B to get there a minute early, then waste many minutes doodling or daydreaming… Read more »

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It’s official—Galway is the friendliest city on the planet! Even better, it’s joined by Dublin and Cork in the top four friendliest cities in the world, according to the annual reader survey of Travel+Leisure, a major US travel magazine based in New York. Every year, Travel+Leisure asks its readers to weight in on their favourite… Read more »