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The Baile Chlair walking group formed as a result of a casual conversation between Josette Farrell and Anne Mullarkey Moran at Horkans garden centre. Anne, an avid walker enquired if there was a walking club in Claregalway and Josette said no and in her usual upbeat optimistic manner said “why don’t we set up one.”And… Read more »

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Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto Jackpot is €18,600. Draw Results for 2nd October were 8,18,24,30. Match Three Winners Padraig O’Brien Waterdale, Eugene Whelan Ballinvoher, Shane O’Connor Knockdoe, Joe Duggan Claregalway. €2.00 per panel or 3 panels for €5.00. Win or share €200 for match three. Last draw was on Monday 9th October in Egan’s Bar Claregalway… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Colm LUIBHÉID Montiagh, Claregalway, Galway Luibhéid Colm, (Montiagh, Claregalway, Co. Galway). Emeritus Professor of Classics, NUI, Galway. (peacefully) in the gentle care of the palliative team at UCHG. Oct 9th 2017, after a long illness, bravely borne. Predeceased by his wife Patricia (Ladd). Profoundly loved and missed by his wife… Read more »

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Research finds Galway’s visually impaired at a financial disadvantage IT costs 18% more per week for people with sight loss to meet their minimum living requirements, according to new figures – a reality that directly impacts on the 2,623 people with visual impairments in Galway. The findings were published in a study jointly carried out… Read more »

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Many thanks for your entry in this year’s Tidy Towns Competition. Thank you for participating In Ireland’s biggest community project. Well done on submitting a very neat and well thought-out entry. Thank you for the picture-book and for the summary of projects and plans. Your entry in this category shows us what you about as… Read more »

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Dear Fellow Gardeners,   We have just received our onion sets.  I’m delighted with the quality – they are all firm round bulbs and ideal for planting out now and until the end of October.  The variety is ‘Troy’ – an excellent variety that can be planted both in a polytunnel or outdoors.  The bulbs… Read more »

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A force majeure…. unforeseeable circumstances that prevent someone from fulfilling a contract; a greater force. It begs the question for the hundreds of building sites in Doha, does the Qatar Crisis constitute a ‘force majeure’ when looking at the reality of delivering on a contract when you’re land locked, air restricted and import reliant desert… Read more »

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By Talking Sport Stephen Glennon – Connacht Tribune Adopted Claregalway woman Sue Redmond quips that “the mind is a funny little place”, noting, more often than not, the difference between achieving and under achieving – even winning and losing – can come solely down to a single thought. As both a sportsperson and mindfulness coach,… Read more »

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AFTER the success of the first, full-contact, medieval tournament in Ireland for over 400 years in 2015, Claregalway Castle wil again play host to this historical spectacle this weekend. Armoured knights from across the globe will descent on the fantastically restored 15th century Towerhouse Castle for this very unusual, but very real, martial arts tournament,… Read more »

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The idea for Fusion was born following one of our annual International Evenings held within the school. Traditional and favourite dishes from parents, children and teachers are cooked at home and sampled at our pop-up restaurant in a school classroom. During the evening recipes are shared and our love of food is evident in our… Read more »

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The long-awaited Gort to Tuam M17/M18 motorway will be officially opened today (Wednesday) by Transport Minister Shane Ross. The various agencies involved aim to begin opening the motorway to the public between 3pm and 4pm, although it may take slightly longer if heavy rain persists, as is forecast. The ‘rolling’ opening to the public will… Read more »

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