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The AGM of Claregalway Leisure Centre was held on the 7th March. The incoming committee consists of: Carol Steven (Chairperson) Tony Clarke (Vice-Chairperson) Siobhan Lynskey (Secretary) Patricia Carton (Assistant Secretary) Mary Reidy (Treasurer) Hubert Newell (Assistant Treasurer) Mary Casserly (P.R.O.) Committee Members: Mary Forde, Gerry Moran, Maura Harte, Margaret Kearney, Gerry Mooney, Tom Lenihan. The annual… Read more »

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Congratulations to our Division III and Division IV teams for reaching the County League Finals. Our Division III team were successful on the day and go on to contest the Connacht Finals on April 16th. Good luck to all. Team Members: Liam Hyland, Mairead Glynn, Paul Casserly, Fionnuala Glynn, Niall Hartigan, Caroline Mooney, Carmel Joyce. Our… Read more »

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Congratulations to Gerard Reilly, Cloon, for coming 1st in the County Ploughing Championship in Longford and coming 2nd in Athenry. Best wishes to 6th class girls and boys in Carnmore and Claregalway who will be making their Holy Confirmation on the 6th May next. Best of luck to all College students undertaking exams soon. Belated… Read more »

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Good luck to Compántas Lir who got through to the All-Ireland finals in Ballyduff, Waterford, which will be held next week. Congratulations to Compántas Lir on their very successful production of Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy An Ideal Husband, which opens at the Taibhdhearc on April 6th, 7th and 8th. Founded in 1983, Compantás Lir have… Read more »

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April, the clock has gone forward and with the arrival of the long evenings our interest in the garden has been re-awakened. Following our recent spell of fine weather where the ground dried out and soil and air temperatures rose, growth began in earnest. Trees are beginning to break into leaf and soon you will… Read more »

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Recent engagements—congratulations and best wishes to the following who got engaged recently: James Concannon, Summerfield to Breda O’Dea, PallisGreen, Limerick. Assumpta Duggan, Montiagh to Padraig Walsh, Castlebar. Martin Hughes, Hughes Supermarket, surprised and delighted all with news of his engagement to Martina Connolly, Turloughmore. Caroline Murphy, Cregboy to Kenneth Folan, Knocknacarra. Richard Donovan, Cahergowan to… Read more »

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Welcome to the new millennium. We would like to wish you all the best wishes for the new century, and particularly with your garden. We will be able to look back now and tell our children and grandchildren that we planted that in the last century or your granddad built that in the last century—a… Read more »

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The easiest and most effective way to get fit is to get out of the house and walk. The best way to get in shape, and benefit your heart and lungs, is simply to walk—and you don’t have to go overboard, either. Walk for just 15 minutes twice a day, and you could lose up… Read more »

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Two local sporting heroes John Forde (Badminton) and John Paul O’Connell (Minor Hurling) were honoured on Friday 21st January at the 35th Co. Galway Sports Stars award banquet in the Ardilaun House Hotel, Galway. John Forde John Forde received the overall award for Racquet Sports and it is great to see John getting local recognition… Read more »

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A large attendance converged at the Carnmore Community Centre recently for the AGM of the Carnmore Hurling Club. Prior to the meeting, a Commemorative Stone erected at the pitch and grounds to honour deceased members was blessed by Canon Noel Mullin and was followed by Mass for all deceased members with special remembrance for the… Read more »

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The Late John O’ Connell, Cloonbiggen, Claregalway John O’Connell’s untimely death before Christmas at the age of fifty years of age comes at a great loss not just to his family but to the many people who worked with him in his life long commitment to vindicating the essential humanity of those marginalised and discriminated… Read more »

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Christmas is well and truly upon us and we can look back and review the year that has gone, from a gardening perspective. From a positive point of view, many would see it as a good year, particularly people who are starting off and getting the garden off the ground. The more experienced gardeners will… Read more »

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