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When we go HOME! by thereluctantemigrant Home is Qatar It’s the chief role of the expat mom, to make sure the children are happy, content, comfortable in the surroundings that are completely different to their home. When we left Ireland first, seven years ago, I arrived in Qatar with an armful of Bun go Barr’s under… Read more »

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  The death has occurred of Shane REILLY Cloon, Claregalway, Galway Will be sadly missed by his loving daughters Rebecca, Jessica, Abby, Ava and Lauren, brothers Diarmuid, Mícheál and Liam, sisters-in-law Anne, Fionnuala and Marie, uncles, aunt, nieces, relatives and a wide circle of friends.   Reposing at Síoraíocht in the grounds of The Assumption… Read more »

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New RTÉ Western Regional Studio Opens at GMIT RTÉ’s new Western Regional Studio at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) officially opened today, Monday 29th May 2017, marking a new partnership between the two organisations. RTÉ Director General Dee Forbes and President of Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology Professor Fergal Barry performed the official opening duties, with political representatives and a wide range of guests… Read more »

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Plans have been submitted to build a 14-unit sheltered housing development and new day care centre in Cregboy, Claregalway. The project is led by Claregalway and District Day Care Centre. The current day care centre is located at a rented base at Summerfield in the village. The proposed development which also provides for an access… Read more »

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By Jacqueline Hogge, Tuam Herald GARDAÍ are investigating an incident in Claregalway where properties have been broken into and property moved around. The incident happened in the Kiltrogue area last weekend, with a number of farms and properties targeted. While no property was taken, items were deliberately moved around and the homeowners and farmers concerned… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Michael KIRWAN Carnmore West, Oranmore, Galway / Kiltormer, Galway Late of Clontuskert & Kiltormer. Predeceased by his wife Sheila. Deeply regretted by his loving daughters Anne & Mary, grandsons Llyod & Martin, sister Mary, nephew, nieces, family circle, relatives, neighbours and friends.   May His Gentle Soul Rest In Peace…. Read more »

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chaaaarrrrrd… All around us nature is in the process of a remarkable transition from brown to green.  The potting shed is resplendent with emerging green seedlings; green leaves have emerged on the trees in our garden; brown soil is bringing forth rapidly growing green weeds.  The decay and stasis of winter have been replaced by… Read more »

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by Sandra Coffey, Galway Independent Galway businessman Jim Burke began in the transport business in the 1970s and, even after 30 years, he is still very much hands-on with GoBus.ie, who recently celebrated eight years in business. He puts the success down to two things – meeting the needs of customers and still enjoying the… Read more »

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  The death has occurred of Margaret HESSION (née Flaherty) Cahernashilleny, Claregalway, Galway / Aran Islands, Galway Formerly of Inis Óir, Aran Islands. Peacefully at Mystical Rose Nursing Home, Claregalway. Surrounded by her loving family in her 97th year. Wife of the late Martin. Deeply regretted by her loving family, daughters Mary Jordan (Riverside) and… Read more »

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Place names in the civil parish of Claregalway Place What is it Description Cahergowan or Summerfield townland Townland, it is the property of Lord Clanmorris, and [Unable to read.] under tillage with the exception of some portions of rocky pasture. It is bounded on the East by the road from Galway to Tuam and it… Read more »

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MCGRATH, Margaret (Gretta) The death has occurred of Margaret (Gretta) MCGRATH (née Concannon) Claddagh, Galway City, Galway / Milltown, Galway (Formerly Carnmore Cross and Milltown), (peacefully) at St. Mary’s Residential Care Centre. Wife of the late Mick McGrath and much loved mother of Michael, Seán, Jane and Cathy. Sadly missed by her children, brothers Padraig… Read more »

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