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GALWAY ADVERTISER   THIS Sunday the annual Autumn Garden Fair takes place again in Claregalway Castle, where some of of Ireland’s best nurseries and rare plant specialists will display a great selection of shrubs, trees and more.  Acclaimed plantswoman and creator of one of Ireland’s great gardens, June Blake will be the keynote speaker at… Read more »

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Home is a moving target by thereluctantemigrant Us expats have many little tricks we us to get us through being away from the motherland and family. We discuss a four year plan but as the years pass, the four year plan starts every September, until you realise you’ve been nearly ten years abroad, you’re kids know more… Read more »

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Development consists of a) extraction of rock from 4.35 hectares which was previously subject to rock extraction and all associated facilities/works b) Extraction of rock will be undertaken by blasting means down to 5m above Ordnance Datum with material transported to the existing fixed crushing and screening plant for processing with occasional processing at the… Read more »

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WHEN a school gets a new principal there is always much speculation as to what sort of a contribution they will make in a community. Such was the case back in 2006 when Michael Lydon arrived to replace Mattie Murphy as principal of Lackagh National School, but few realised that the contribution of the new… Read more »

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More 3 of 209 September Gardening article Even though the colours of masonry materials are generally  permanent wood colours are not. Cedar for example may be highly coloured when new but will weather to softer, quite different hues after a year or so, changing your colour scheme  as it weathers. Keep in mind that paints and stains are available… Read more »

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    Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto Jackpot €4,300. Draw Results for 20th Aug 3   17   24   25. No Jackpot Winner Match three Winners Catherine Collins Carnmore, Mary D Concannon Monteach Weekly Sellers Prize: Shaun Killilea  €2.00 per panel   or   3 panels for €5.00 Win or share €200 for match three. Last draw was in Egan’s… Read more »

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Do Words Really Matter? August 24, 2018 I received this beautiful email from a lady yesterday and it made me realise that in sharing my story, it is having an impact on other people’s lives in a positive way.  “I heard you speaking on Dublin City FM with Danielle a couple of weeks ago and… Read more »

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Healing from Stage 4 Cancer MAIREADMCWELLNESS Limbo Limbo. Here again. It’s different this time, calmer. The water isn’t as choppy. Last time I was here, I was on a row boat, far out at sea without oars. It was cloudy, dark and cold. I couldn’t see land and the boat rocked so hard I had to… Read more »

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There’s one thing I can’t help but notice since I’m back in Ireland for summer and that is the emphasis on ‘amazing’.   It seems, grand, fine and just alright no longer exist and everything from a burger to a minibreak is…..amazing. Talk to anybody about a night out and they’ll tell you the meal was… Read more »

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Halfway through our stay back home and the results of being around extended family are evident. The kids go to mass with Granny, tend the garden with Grandad, go with aunty Claire to the Pet Farm with Uncle Sean to the match and so on, over the course of the summer their circle triples in… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Mary HESSION (née Rabbitt) Rathfee, Turloughmore, Galway Mary Hession (nee Rabbitt), Rathfee, Turloughmore, Co Galway. August 3rd 2018. Peacefully in the care of her loving family.   Predeceased by her husband Owen, son Patrick, sister Nonie and brother Tony. Much loved mother of Marie, Micheal, Breeda, Deirdre and Fiona. Deeply regretted… Read more »

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