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APR 10 It was this month, April, six years ago when I was ordered by the CDF/Redemptorist superiors to step down from priestly ministry. There was a short period during the summer months when I was allowed back, while efforts were being made to sort things out, and then in September the sanction was re-enforced,… Read more »

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      Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto Jackpot is €2,650. Draw Results for 20th March were 20,22,31,32. Match Three Winners Teresa Healy Carnmore 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 Bar on Monday 9th April.   Well… Read more »

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After their award-winning run on this year’s festival circuit, Compántas Lir are back in town with their emotive interpretation of the play The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams before it opens the RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival in Athlone on May 3rd.  No strangers to competing in this renowned festival, Compántas Lir won the confined… Read more »

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https://designsbyshimmer.com/blogs/news/a-tribute-to-sinead   A Tribute to Sinéad April 05, 2018 The following article was written by Sinéad’s husband Glen and her sisters Lisa and Emer. It was published in local newspapers on March 16th and we wanted to also share it here in the hope that it may raise awareness and help others. The full text of the article… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Paddy KYNE Kiltrogue, Claregalway, Galway Paddy Kyne, Kiltrogue, Claregalway, Co Galway. March 29th 2018. Sadly missed by his wife Johanna and family Angelina, Joanna, Della, Gerard and Eugene, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers Martin and Joe, sister Noranne, nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, relatives, neighbours and friends.   Rest in Peace   A… Read more »

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Richard’s Ramblings (Or His Garden Diary For March 31st) I seem to have gone up in the world in the last few weeks because I now have my own little patch of Mediterranean garden, not some second home on a Spanish hillside but a new glasshouse in our GROW HQ veg patch. I always reckon… Read more »

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Follow Irish Seed Savers on Social Media Fruit DNA Identification Scheme 2018 Historically fruit identification has involved visually examing a fruit and trying to determine its identity from this. As there are 000’s of varieties this is an error prone process and is largely dependent on the level of expertise of the identifier. Advances with DNA… Read more »

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PRESS RELEASE Capital Grant Funding for Play and Recreation 2018 22nd March 2018 The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr Katherine Zappone TD, today announced funding for children’s play and recreation facilities across Ireland. The purpose of the Scheme is to support new and existing play and recreation amenities for children and young people…. Read more »

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The death has occurred of Winifred (Winnie) HENEGHAN (née Feeney) Loughgeorge, Claregalway, Galway Wife of the late Padraic, in her 96th year, Peacefully at Mystical Rose Nursing Home, surrounded by her loving family. Sadly missed by her daughters Marian Hynes (Atherny) and Brega Kelly (Menlo), sons Sean (Boston), Joseph, Jimmy (Loughgeorge), Timmy (Boston), and Paraic… Read more »

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We are currently looking for a twinning with an Irish town in the Galway area. We are a small French town with a population of 2,500. More information is available on our website : http://www.saint-viaud.fr/ A twinning committee was created in February and chose Ireland as its destination. Here is a link to the committee’s facebook… Read more »

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Claregalway Festival of Drama has once again proved to be a huge success as the curtain came down after nine wonderful nights of entertainment. It was a difficult task for adjudicator Irene O’Meara who gave a comprehensive adjudication to all the groups each night. Irene was no stranger to Claregalway Festival of Drama having graced… Read more »

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