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I swim in the sea three or four times a week, and having very few clothes on at 7.30am in the morning and getting into the sea you notice when the temperature changes, you notice alot! So the temperature change last week was dramatic, there was frost on the ground and the sea water was… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Martin (Harry) O’BRIEN Waterdale, Claregalway, Galway Peacefully at his home. Sadly missed by his family, brother Padraic (Waterdale, Claregalway), sisters Mary Francis (Ballybrit, Galway), Brid Tomphson (Knockdoe, Claregalway) and Ann Coen (Kilgill, Claregalway), sister-in-law Ann, brothers-in-law Jimmy and Michael, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.   Reposing at Sioraoíocht in… Read more »

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It’s official! After 12 and a half years the Abbey Restaurant will be upping sticks and heading just down the road to Lydon’s of Knockdoe, Claregalway. We will be closing for Christmas on the 18th December and will re-open the new look Abbey Restaurant in Lydon’s on Thursday the 26th January. Leona, Marty, Siobhan, Blaithin,… Read more »

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This Friday (tomorrow 9th December) afternoon Flynn’s of Lackagh will be hosting a Christmas dinner demo from start to finish.  They will be demonstrating numerous Christmas dishes from the traditional turkey and ham to their own homemade recipes from instore experts Susan and Declan and many more of the employees hidden talents. Testing available on… Read more »

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By Matt Cassidy, Galway Advertiser Community groups and members of the local community are disappointed with the Galway City Council’s decision to rezone meadows in Marlin Park. The vote on the material alterations in the Galway City Development Plan allows for rezoning for specific development of seven acres of public land at Merlin Park meadows… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Margaret HESSION (née Staunton) Gortadooey, Claregalway, Galway Margaret Hession (nee Staunton), Gortadooey, Claregalway, Co Galway. (Peacefully at Mystical Rose Nursing Home); Predeceased by her husband Patrick, baby son Patrick, son-in-law Martin; cherished mother of Paraic, Tom, Anthony, Marie (Creaven) and Anne (Fahy), Sadly missed by her family, sister Nellie (Mogan),… Read more »

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By Enda Cunningham, Connacht Tribune   PEOPLE living in private rented accommodation in County Galway are paying an average of more than €830 extra per year to their landlords compared to a year ago, according to new Government figures. And the latest statistics from the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB) and Economic and Social Research Institute… Read more »

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PRESS RELEASE ·        Three Galway companies shortlisted for “SFA National Small Business Awards 2017” ·        An Taoiseach says small firms have been central to Ireland’s recovery and play an important role in economy The finalists in the SFA National Small Business Awards 2017 have been officially announced by Patricia… Read more »

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  The death has occurred of Joe BROWNE Gardenham, Claregalway, Galway (Suddenly) at his home. Sadly missed by his family, sister Peggy Dooley (Caltra, Ballinasloe), brother PJ (Gardenham), sisters in law Patricia (Gardenham), Lily and Anna (UK), nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.   Reposing at Corrandulla Mortuary Chapel this Monday evening from 5.30pm. Removal… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Margaret O’RIORDAN (née Minogue) Árd na Gaoithe, Currandrum, Claregalway, Galway Peacefully at U H Galway. Wife of the late Brendan. Sadly missed by her loving daughter Deirdre, sister Mary Francis O’Brien (Athlone), sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.   Reposing at Corrandulla Mortuary Chapel tomorrow, Tuesday evening, from… Read more »

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Strictly Claregalway – Season 2. Now is your chance to follow in the footsteps of Season 1 dancers. Plans are being made for an event at the end of January. If you want to get involved, have a bit of fun and improve your dancing skills please text your name to 086 2566333. Places are… Read more »

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Heaters When buying heaters, make sure that they are the right size for the rooms they are to heat, and that they have thermostatic controls. Remember that electric heaters other than storage heaters consume electricity at the most expensive charge rate. Use a space or portable heater instead of the central heating, if only one… Read more »