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Claregalway’s Junior Ladies are Galway Junior A Champions after they overcame a gallant Grainne Mhaols Team in the Final on a score-line of 6-12 to 2-7 on Saturday in Annaghdown. Hannah Coen accepted the Cup from County Chairperson Betty Heron and Allanah Griffin was awarded Player of the Match. Next Saturday the Juniors play St…. Read more »

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Already several tables are booked by former members of Lackagh Macra na Feirme as almost 500 people are expected to gather for the gala reunion in the Clayton Hotel on October 5th. One of the chief organisers is founding member of Lackagh Branch in 1972 Frank Kearney who has said the response to this event… Read more »

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The end of summer never came quicker, I spent the last week in Ireland wishing for one last glimpse of sunshine whilst in the paradoxical situation of being in total dread of the blinding sun that was sure to greet me when I arrived back in Doha.Thing was, I have arrived a point that comes… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Eamon GrealishCarnmore Cross, Oranmore, Galway (Peacefully) at Blake Manor nursing home; dearly beloved husband of the recently deceased Rena and loving father of Mary and Pat and the late Caroline and the late Eileen; doting grand-dad to Zoe, Hazel, Robyn, Callum, Jack and Kayla, Deeply regretted by his loving children,… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Mary Broderick (née Thornton)Ballintemple, Castlegar, Galway / Swinford, Mayo “Rhylyn” Ballintemple, Castlegar, Co. Galway and late of Swinford, Co. Mayo. 18th September 2019, peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Mary, beloved wife of Tommie, and sister of the late Eddie. Will be sadly missed by her daughters Maura,… Read more »

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    Gardening with Anne McKeon There is absolutely no reason why your autumn/winter garden should not look as good, if not better, than your summer display. It’s all in the planning. By autumn and early winter your beds and borders can look worn out and generally past their ‘sell by date’, particularly if you opted… Read more »

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Print | Share The death has occurred of Brian MorganGortadooey, Claregalway, Galway (Unexpectedly) at UH Galway. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Bridget, sons Nigel and Andrew, grandchildren Ronan, Eva, Anna, and their mother Hilary, brother in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Reposing at Sioroíocht (H91XH02) in the grounds of the Assumption and… Read more »

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Print | Share The death has occurred of Tommy FarrellRooaunmore, Claregalway, Galway / Edenderry, Offaly Tommy Farrell; (Rooaunmore, Claregalway, Co Galway) September 6th 2019, (unexpectedly); Predeceased by his wife Ann, Sadly missed by his family Mary, Lucy, Padraic, Jacinta and Michael, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, sisters Liz, Kathleen and Maura, brothers Jimmy, Michael and Kevin…. Read more »

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Dear Fellow Gardeners, I can’t believe it’s already September. Since we got back from holidays a couple of weeks ago it hasn’t stopped raining.  Lough Melvin is already as high as in winter.  However, there is always the Indian summer to look forward to.  In old German it is called the Altweibersommer (Old Wife’s Summer)… Read more »

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(Formerly Rockville, Hillstreet, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Roscommon) (peacefully) surrounded by her loving family; dearly beloved wife of P.J. (Packie) and much loved mother of Lisa Fitzsimons, Niall, Emer O’Murchu and the recently deceased Sinéad Hynes. Sadly missed by her husband, son and daughters, sons-in-law Michael, Glen and Ronan and by Kerri and her adored grandchildren Luke,… Read more »