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We had the pleasure of dining out in the Abbey Restaurant recently and it was a perfect ending to a perfect day. Before our meal, we had a drink in the Summerfield Lounge, whilst perusing our menu. At this stage of the evening, music over the speakers would have been welcome, as we were all… Read more »

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Local lady 42 year old Geraldine Carr from Gortatleva, Claregalway has shown what it takes to lose 8 stone 7 lbs by sheer determination and willpower. Geraldine was always conscious of her weight and worried about her children being embarrassed about her weight. She was especially conscious before her daughter Siobhan started school and decided… Read more »

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Officers elected for 2002 Chairman: Sean Dunleavy Vice-Chairman: Paul Concannon Hon. Secretary: Padraig O’Connell (Tel 798233) Hon. Treasurer: Richard Donovan Registrar: Paul Concannon Team managers Intermediates: Roddy Grealish Junior Bs: Richard Donovan Minors: to be confirmed Juvenile Football Committee Chairman: Mick O’Connell Vice-Chairman: Ray Dooley Hon. Secretary: Padraig O’Connell Assist. Secretary: Damien Stephens Hon. Treasurer:… Read more »

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Colour is an important factor in setting the scene in the home. Different combinations influence and create moods, seem to alter the proportions of a room and will help to create a particular period feel e.g. Victorian style. Vivid, bold colours tend to give a room a lively image, while pale ones create a more… Read more »

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Claregalway Juvenile Basketball Club hosted a girl’s U15 tournament. Five teams in all from around the county were able to attend. Each team played at least three games. A league system was used and points were allocated for win, lose or draw in each game. Claregalway girl’s won all their games with excellent teamwork, skill… Read more »

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Massage helps to boost circulation and get rid of puffiness and toxins. Massage your face every morning while you are applying your moisturiser, and feed your skin with collagen regularly. The muscles on your neck stretch down from the face towards the collarbone. Use upward sweeping strokes to discourage wrinkles, always apply moisturiser to your… Read more »

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Congratulations to Peter Flannagan of Lakeview Estate, on his recent graduation from Templemore Garda Training Centre. Birthday greetings to Samantha Murphy, Cregboy, on the 10th March. Birthday greetings also to Kate Carr, Cregboy, who will be 5 years old on March 15th. Congratulations to Stephanie Murphy, Cregboy and Jay Penn, Australia who got engaged recently…. Read more »

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Following a performance at Galway’s newest Youth Café, The Gaf, on Saturday February 23rd, local band Gurt has been offered a regular slot there. The band which comprises six members, ranging in age from 13–17 years, has been together for about 9 months. They get together every weekend to practice and at present have an hour… 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. Trees are beginning to break into leaf and soon you will notice all the flowering cherries and flowering crabs break into bloom. Vegetable Garden You can start planting. Seed potatoes can be still… Read more »

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The work on the bridge is nearing completion. In 2001 the team concentrated on works to the ground surface and hard landscaping. The cut stone steps at the north end of the bridge were completed and look very well. Repairs were made to the triangular cut stone breakwaters on the east face of the bridge…. Read more »

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Claregalway National School held their Green Flag Open Day on Thursday, January 31st last and it was a huge success. Parents and the general community were invited along to see the amount of recycling carried out in the school. The hard work and sheer ingenuity of all involved drew many admiring gasps from spectators—not many… Read more »

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The club’s AGM which was postponed since December was held on Sunday week last, January 20th, and was well attended. In his address the chairman, Seán Dunleavey, stated that the year 2001 was a mixed one for the club. Success in winning the North Board GPC Shield was tempered by the disappointment of being eliminated… Read more »

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