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Over the many years people have watched in awe at families that have taken on the challenge as Ireland’s fittest family. The contestants are faced with tremendous obstacles in the challenges and this weekend the local Flynn family in Lackagh take on the challenge. It is hard to imagine that Julien and his wife Emma… Read more »

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Day 1 & 2 So it’s Day 2 and to be honest, I was just too traumatised to start my blog yesterday. Why? Well where the fuck do I begin! Ok… So I rushed home from work to kit myself out in lovely unflattering shiny lycra stuff and the first moments of shame came when i… Read more »

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10 Reasons To Grow For Wellbeing GIY’s first full time therapeutic horticulturalist, Caitriona Kelly, describes 10 ways that growing can help improve our mental health, as evidenced by research. Mental wellbeing ebbs and flows, and in the same way a person can experience a bout of physical ill-health, anyone can experience a bout of mental… Read more »

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Name: Kathleen Dunleavy From: Cahergowan, Claregalway Age: 55 Interviewers: Brona Gallagher Date: 20 June 1991   Brona           Is Irish still as strong in the area as it was? Kathleen       I was born in Dublin, and my mother died in 1947 and we came to live in Claregalway and my sister went to a… Read more »

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OCTOBER 19, 2018MAIREADMCWELLNESS 52. Newly diagnosed? Here are my top 5 tips Living with cancer is like living with any other chronic disease. It needs to be managed. How do you do that? With great difficulty, time, research, trial and error, testing, monitoring, trying, failing, trying again… It takes over your life, it is now… Read more »

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Synopsis: How we define the human race creates the ceiling of our capabilities and possibilities and defines our future. Our archaic mindset governs the world we live in. We chip away, one idea at a time to create a better future, however with a mindset that dictates that a utopia is beyond the reach of… Read more »

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The Ultimate Japanese Knotweed Guide Japanese Knotweed is one of the toughest, most damaging and insidious plants in the world. There’s even an old wive’s tale about this weed growing so menacingly, that it can “creep over cat’s feet”. It’s also challenging to eradicate and can grow underground to a depth of three metres with… Read more »

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As part of the National JCI Conference held in Galway at the weekend, Lackagh-based artist Asling Kearney Burke became just the second female in the twenty year history of the awards to take the Galway JCI Entrepreneur of the Year award. It was a tremendous honour for Aisling and her hardworking team who run the… Read more »

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      Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto Jackpot €5,000. Draw Results for 8th Oct. 2,   7, 18, 29. No Jackpot Winner. No match three winners. Lucky Dips; Marie Killilea Rock Rd, Hazel Collins c/o Spar, John Kerrigan Rock Rd, Alan Casserly Claregalway, Frank McDonagh Gortatleava Weekly Sellers Prize: Summerfield Bar €2.00 per panel or 3… Read more »

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Wobbly Yummy Mummy An Open Letter to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar   From the desk of Sarah Fitzgerald (the views are my own and do not represent the views of any other disabled person or organisation). An open letter to An Taoiseach, Mr Leo Varadkar, Dear Mr Varadkar, I hope this letter finds you well, or… Read more »

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