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MARIAN Potter from Carnmore walked away with €22,000 after her appearance on last Saturday’s National Lottery Winning Streak gameshow on RTE. Marian, a greyhound enthusiast, said afterwards she will use some of her winnings to add to the four greyhounds she already owns.  Two of the greyhounds are retired but she frequently watches the others… Read more »

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  By Mike Rafferty, Connacht Tribune sports. Claregalway’s Barry Goldrick comes under pressure from Paul Hevican and Jason Kirrane of Williamstown during Saturday’s County Intermediate football final at Pearse Stadium. Photo: Joe O’Shaughnessy. Claregalway 1-12 Williamstown   0-12 FIVE years after they were relegated from Senior football, Claregalway are back in the top grade after they were… Read more »

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John Concannon In one sense, John Concannon was ahead of his time. If he was starting off now and doing the same thing, he’d be known as a brand influencer using techniques deployed by the best bloggers. Think of the tens of thousands of guests who appeared on the Late Late Show since its inception… Read more »

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Story by Mark Walsh Youngsters in action in the new NEWLY constructed handball alleys aren’t in plentiful supply around Ireland nowadays, which makes the one in Claregalway all the more of a welcome exception. The local handball club officially moved into their new alley, on the grounds of the Claregalway GAA club’s now former main… Read more »

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Following a tragic accident on the eve of the All-Ireland Hurling Final Jason McGann, a 23 year old Sarsfields hurler, remains seriously in St. James Hospital, Dublin. Jason’s mother is from Cregmore and this has come as a shattering blow for the McGann and Holland families.  This weekend the Friends of Jason McGann will hold… Read more »

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By Siobhán Holliman, Tuam Herald PLANS for two major school projects in Claregalway, which attracted a high number of public submissions, have got the go-ahead from Galway Co Council. The Department of Education plans to build a substantial extension to the secondary school Coláiste Bhaile Chláir and construct a new home for Claregalway’s Education Together… Read more »

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Press Release Nov 6, 2017 Bawnmore Cross: Who will be the first to die? An urgent call has been made to the Galway County Council to carry out road works to alleviate a serious accident black spot at Bawnmore crossroads in Claregalway. The Loughgeorge to Corrandulla road has, for many years, been used as a… Read more »

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PLEASE SUPPORT SINEAD ..Sinead is married to Glen and they are both from Carnmore. They are parents to their fun loving little girl Ella who turns 3 in December. In Sept ’15 Sinead found a lump in her armpit which her GP initially believed was a blocked milk duct related to breastfeeding. In January ’16,… Read more »

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Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto Jackpot is €18,800. Draw Results for 16th October were 1,17,19,29. Match 3hree inners Stasia Dever Ballyglunin, Noreen Costello Inverin, Paul Kavanagh Cashla, Tiernan Staed An Mhainister €2.00 per panel or 3 panels for €5.00. Win or share €200 for match three. Weekly Sellers Prize: M.J. Farragher Last draw was on Monday… Read more »

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The history of the GAA in Claregalway goes back to the 1800s with a strong hurling team representing the area. The team competed but lost two Senior Hurling Finals in the 1880’s. The team continued right up to the 1950s, indeed they won a junior final in 1952. Around that time a club was also… Read more »

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The intermediate football championship final has been fixed for Saturday in Pearse Stadium (1pm ) according to Galwaygaa.ie The final should see Claregalway and Williamstown in action in two days’ time, assuming that there are no further appeals from Oileain Arainn. Extra time will be played in the event of a draw, with the winners due… Read more »

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  The death has occurred of TOM LENIHAN Lakeview, Claregalway, Galway Tom Lenihan (Lakeview, Claregalway, Co Galway). 3rd Nov 2017; (Peacefully). Lovingly regretted by his devoted wife Agnes (Kelly), family Michael and Maureen (Boston), Tom and Deirdre (Claregalway), son in law Brian (Gaughan) and large extended family, adored grandchildren and many GAA colleagues and friends.  … Read more »

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