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Search Last 7 Days Death Notices Advanced Search The death has occurred of Angela Jane Duggan (née Ruane)“Hillcrest”, Maunsells Road, Taylors Hill, Galway City, Galway / Castlebar, Mayo (Formerly Breaffy, Castlebar, Co. Mayo). Angela passed away suddenly and peacefully at home with her husband John by her side. Angela is predeceased by her son John… Read more »

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The reality of Covid 19 was clearly demonstrated at the weekend with the passing of popular taxi driver john Murphy of Gortadooey, Claregalway. Word spread rapidly a few weeks ago that John had been brought to hospital after contacting Covid 19. However like several others from the area, little was thought of it as john… Read more »

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In the last week two two prominent longserving parish activists – hurling legend Phelim Murphy and the Queen of lackaghbeg Bridgie Coppinger – marked their ninetieth birthdays with quiet family celebrations. Bridgie Coppinger had given a lifetime of dedicated service to various organisations in the parish over a long number of years. Although a native… Read more »

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Suicide & Lipstick I had a discussion with my friend about mental health in these covid days and that sometimes things that help each of us or work for each of us are so diverse. The mainstream approach doesn’t work for everyone but it does work for many, so it’s definitely worth a go before… Read more »

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John Murphy, Gortadooey, Claregalway, Co. Galway. Peacefully after a short illness. Deeply regretted by his wife Teresa, daughter Nicola, sons Jonathan and Jason, son in law Mike, daughter in law Edel, grandchildren Rian, Keelan, Darragh, Isabelle, Jonah, Nevaeh, brother Eugene and sister Margaret, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives neighbours and many… Read more »

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February 2021 Growers Calendar Happy Friday GIYers, Though St. Brigid’S day (Feb 1st) is considered the start of spring in the Celtic Calendar, it’s really still wintering outside in the veggie patch. Come February 1st, we are always itching to get started with some seed sowing and of course you can get lots of vegetables… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Hugh JohnstonCarnmore Cross, Carnmore, Oranmore, Galway Johnston, Hugh. Carnmore Cross, Carnmore, Oranmore, Co. Galway. February 1st 2021. Peacefully surrounded by his family and the excellent care of the staff in Galway Hospice. Sadly missed by his loving wife Bridget, sons Hugh and Graham (Patrick) and daughter Helene, brothers Peter, Raymond,… Read more »

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Thomas Coleman Joyce, Caherlea, Claregalway, Co. Galway. 03.02.1923 – 08.01.2021 Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of the Mystical Rose Nursing Home. Thomas Coleman Joyce, beloved husband of the late Mary (nee Byrne) and father of the late Philomena, brother to the late Bryde, Margaret Mary, Ted, Honnie, Eileen, Anne and Josephine. Deeply missed and forever… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Trish (Patricia) Carrick (née O’Sullivan)Oranmore, Galway / Mervue, Galway (Oranmore and Michael Collins Road, Mervue)Trish passed away very peacefully at home, in the loving care of her family. Predeceased by her baby Aisling Marie and by her mother Myra. This amazing lady, wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend and aunt will… Read more »

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Just weeks after making lands available for the Lackagh Trail, which is near completion and has quickly become one of the busiest facilities in the community, Frank and Ann Kearney have taken on a virtual challenge in a fundraiser in conjunction with Galway Camogie and Galway Hospice. The event is being organised by Galway Camogie… Read more »

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Provision has been made for a children’s play area and Blueway walking trail in the planning application recently granted for works on the pitch at Lakeview. Well done to all involved at Claregalway GAA and best of luck with this exciting development. The planning application can be viewed at Galway County Council.

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Time is one of the biggest obstacles people face when setting out to grow food. It may seem like a lot of work, but getting into a regular routine makes these small jobs quicker, easier, and ultimately part of the joy of growing. If you’re currently growing (or want to start now) here are some… Read more »