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  The new extension will consist of six new classrooms and three special education needs rooms. Canon Ian O’Neill officially blessed the site and all those involved in the build.  Mr. Cribbin  acknowledged the tireless efforts by all those involved in bringing this project to fruition.  The new  classrooms will be ready for use early… Read more »

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The Wind; In primary (grade) school I learned this little poem about the four winds …in Irish, or ‘as gaeilge’ as we say here in Ireland. The Irish or Gaelic it is written in, is lovely, rich and rhyming, in a kind of way. There’s a wonderful cadence to it and a predictable pattern, akin… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Annmarie Broderick (née Murray) Keekill, Headford, Galway The death has occurred of Annmarie Broderick, (nee Murray), Keekill, Headford, Co Galway. Formerly of The Salthill Hotel and Cregg Castle, Galway, February 7th 2019 surrounded by her loving family in the wonderful care of the staff at Galway Hospice. Annmarie, sadly missed… Read more »

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  Have your say on the regeneration of Nuns’ Island  Galway Advertiser, Thu, Feb 07, 2019   NUI Galway and Galway City Council have welcomed the commitment of the Government’s Urban Regeneration and Development Fund for the exciting regeneration of Nuns’ Island in the heart of Galway City. The commitment supports a major planning exercise,… Read more »

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Entrance test for a 3 Year old by thereluctantemigrant Nearly eight years ago when my blue-eyed boy was born, I was working in the office at the school enrolling children of the age of the 3 into their first year in formal school. Aghast at the sight of the dummy and blanky and nappy being swiped from… Read more »

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      Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto. Jackpot €6,500 Draw Results for 28th January. 3,9,29,32. No jackpot winner. No Match three winners. Lucky dips John Fahy Cloonbiggeen, Nora Kenny Clough Mhoil, Maureen Walsh Caherlea Gerry Flaherty Loughgeorge, Marian Morris Weekly Sellers Prize: jimmy Heneghan.  €2.00 per panel or 3 panels for €5.00 Win or share… Read more »

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Dear Fellow Gardeners, We might not feel that spring is just around the corner during this cold spell.  It’s great to see some snow though – everything looks so pure and clean.  I just hope that nature didn’t get fooled as there were quite number of buds (including pear trees) bursting during the very mild… Read more »

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Following the phenomenal success of its first Valentine’s Ball in 2018, the Claregalway & District Day Care Centre once again invites everyone to join in this very special annual celebration. Taking place in the Clayton Hotel Galway, the night’s entertainment will include a three course meal and a free raffle for some superb prizes.  This… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Paddy FINN Lisheenavalla, Claregalway, Galway / Turloughmore, Galway Paddy Finn, Lisheenavalla, Claregalway, Co Galway. January 27th 2019. Peacefully at home. Sadly missed by his devoted wife Sheila, sons John, Billy, Gerry and Martin, daughters in laws Margaret, Connie and Annette, grandchildren, sister Agnes (Giles), brother Martin, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Annie HEALY (née Walsh) Liscaninane, Claregalway, Galway / Turloughmore, Galway Annie Healy (nee Walsh) Liscaninane, Claregalway, Co. Galway. Peacefully in her ninetieth year, surrounded by her family. Predeceased by her husband Pa. Sadly missed by her loving family daughters Bernie (Connolly), Ann (Cunningham), Carmel (Cullinane),  Rita (Creaven), Nonie (Naughton), sons… Read more »

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‘I walked away from a job in Italy due to the heat’ My Money 1Archaeologist Enda O’Flaherty Enda O’Flaherty has spent over 15 years working as an archaeologist in Ireland and abroad. He is from Galway originally and now lives in Cork. His new book, Deserted Schoolhouses of Ireland, has just been published by Collins… Read more »