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Match report – Coláiste Bhaile Chláir vs Mercy Tuam.   On Friday the 21st of October, the U14 girls’ football team of Coláiste Bhaile Chláir took on Mercy Secondary School Tuam in Knockdoe pitch. Throw in was at 11 o clock on a frosty morning. The game set off with a trilling start by Kate… Read more »

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  Not an avid cinema goer per se, but this week I was looking forward to seeing The Girl on the Train. Having read the book I felt confident that there was little likelihood that it would be banned like the last movie on my must watch wish list, The Danish Girl. I was prepared… Read more »

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by the Tuam Herald THE community outreach outlook at Carnmore NS ensures that parents can play a big part in what is taught there, even getting Irish lessons if they wish, while pupils and staff reach out to the older community too by having open days for them and visiting the local day care centre… Read more »

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By the Connacht Tribune GALWAY representation is about to be doubled on Googlebox, the Irish version of the much-hyped UK original – as an opinionated family from Moycullen make their debut on the couch in front of the telly. The Gibbons-Coyle family – man Eileen, dad Chris and daughters Hannah and Ciara – describe themselves… Read more »

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Teenage “Night Owls” risk worsening Oral Health: New research suggests that adolescents who prefer to stay up late are at a significantly higher risk if tooth decay. The study found that teenagers who stay up later are almost four times as likely to suffer from tooth decay than those who like to get their heads… Read more »

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Our U10’s enjoyed an end of season trip away to Lough Key Forest Park today (16th of Oct) to complete Boda Borg. The lads played 3 games against Boyle before their trip to Lough Key. Many thanks to Boyle GAA club for facilitating the games and for their hospitality. Some wonderful football was on display… Read more »

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By The Tuam Herald – CORRANDULLA organic vegetable business Green Earth Organics is one of the winners in this year’s National Organic Awards. The company, headed-up by Kenneth Keavey, received the Direct Selling Award for its 100 per cent Irish Veg Box. The business sells online making it easy for shoppers to access locally-grown, organic produce…. Read more »

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  The death has occurred of Tommy NOLAN Loughgeorge, Claregalway, Galway ( formerly Middle Street and Renmore, Galway), ( suddenly), beloved husband of Bernie and much loved father of Sinéad, Tomás and Diarmuid. Sadly missed by his wife and children, sister Marie, son-in-law Ger, Tomás and Diarmuid’s partners Laura and Crea, his adored grandchildren Mia… Read more »

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  We have a pretty fixed view of what makes up the human body – cells, blood, tissues, bone and so on. But, did you know that inside your gut you carry around a whopping 2kg of microbes, which consists of over 1,000 different species of bacteria that outnumber our cells 10 to 1? Most… Read more »

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  By Caroline Whelan, Galway Advertiser Upon driving up to the Claregalway Hotel, the personal touch of a family run establishment is immediately obvious.  There are beautiful displays of locally grown flowers to be seen everywhere. You enter the hotel and are struck by its modern yet classic feel.  It is quite special in his… Read more »

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Horkan’s Garden Centre in Turlough, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, has been selected as one of the top two garden centres in Ireland and as one of the top 30 retail stores across all sectors by Retail Excellence Ireland.  This is a major accolade in the Irish retail industry and this year the quality of entries was… Read more »