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By the Connacht Tribune THIRD-level creative arts and media students will now have the chance to work alongside established gaming and programme makers – thanks to a new collaborative centre unveiled at GMIT. The Creative Hub at GMIT’s Centre for the Creative Arts & Media is made up of companies developing gaming projects, animated features… Read more »

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Headford Lace Project continues to inspire pride in local heritage The Headford Lace Project began in May 2016, following Headford’s involvement in the Galway 2020 ‘Small Towns Big Ideas’ pilot project. Since then, Headford has been buzzing with activity to revive its lace-making tradition, which dates back to 1765, if not earlier. The revival began… Read more »

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Victory over Kildare at Croke Park gives Galway League Title   Galway 0-18 Kildare 0-16   By John Harrington at Croke Park   The ignition provided by their bench was the key to Galway’s victory over Kildare in this afternoon’s Allianz Football League Division 2 Final as the Tribesmen won a match in Croke Park… Read more »

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  Kearney Funeral Directors The death has occurred of Angela CORMICAN (née Moroney) Claregalway, Galway Angela Cormican (nee Moroney); Claregalway, Co Galway. (Peacefully and unexpectedly, surrounded by her family), Predeceased by her husband Patrick and grandchild Stacey, sadly missed by her loving family Helen, Fiona, Susan and David, grandchild Daisy, in-laws, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours… Read more »

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Clare River Harriers Athletic Club ===================================================================== Claregalway 5K Fun Run/Walk Tuesday 4th April 2017. Start at 7pm.. This is the 4th Annual Claregalway 5k organised by Clare River Harriers A.C. These are preliminary results, if you notice any errors or omissions please text details to 087 685 8980 Clare River Harriers A.C. Claregalway 5K. 04-Apr-2017… Read more »

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  Blistered but unbowed, Ronan Scully nets €20k in charity “Irish Camino” walk across Ireland He’s run across the polar ice-cap at the North Pole, competed in Africa’s biggest road race, and done much more besides for charity, but Offaly-man Ronan Scully admits that he finally met his match when he recently attempted to cross… Read more »

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R.I.P. Jim Hynes, Parkgarb,Sincere sympathy to Kitty, Mary, Majella, T.J. Cathal, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, grandchildren, sister Norah and extended family on the passing of Jim. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Jim Hynes (Carnmore East, Oranmore, Co Galway). (Peacefully). Devoted husband to his loving wife Kitty and cherished father to Mary, TJ, Majella, Helen… Read more »

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Claregalway Baile Chláir Claregalway Parish History 750 Years, 1999   Claregalway crossroads c1970 Claregalway Parish History Pictorial, 2002 CC BY-NC-ND   Claregalway Village, 1996 Claregalway Parish History Pictorial, 2002 CC BY-NC-ND   Claregalway Village today Claregalway.info, CC BY-NC-ND   Claregalway placename stone claregalway.info CC BY NC-ND   Claregalway Village 1950’s vs Present Claregalway Historical Society,… Read more »

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Schools in Claregalway   Present day, Scoil Náisiúnta Cearn Mór Unknown, CC BY-NC-ND A Brief History of Carnmore National School The old school in Carnmore opened its doors on June 16th. 1885. when Fr. R. McHugh was the P.P. in Claregalway. In the intervening 120 years the school has been very successful, growing in numbers… Read more »

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Seán Kyne TD – Minister for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources  Galway, Tuesday, 4th April ’17 High speed broadband to be provided to almost 27,000 households and businesses in rural Galway as part of Rural Deployment phase of National Broadband Plan Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources and Fine Gael TD for… Read more »

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It’s the time of year again in expat life, three months to go before summer holidays, and that will see another year of expatriation complete. As the recession is still flailing here in Qatar, there are people leaving all the time and most people that aren’t coming back in September, have a vague idea at… Read more »

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A RISING STAR AND ONE TO LOOK OUT FOR IN THE FUTURE.. Ellen Keane, 12 years old, from Brierfield N.S. took part in the Scór na bPáisti Competition 2017, which was held at the Raheen Woods Hotel on Sunday 26th March. It was her first time to enter the solo singing category and there was… Read more »