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The death has occurred of Ita Lyons(née Concannon) Palmerstown, Oranmore, Galway / Inishbofin, Galway The death has occurred of Ita Lyons (nee Concannon), Palmerstown, Oranmore, Co Galway and formerly of Inishbofin. Peacefully, on May 19th 2024, in the loving care of the staff of St Joseph’s Ward, GUH. Devoted wife to her heartbroken husband Declan… Read more »

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Gardening Tips For May Posted by Paraic Horkan “March winds and April showers bring forth May flowers” – Old English Proverb The month of May was named after Maia, the Greek goddess of spring. During May we expect to see many plants blossoming and warmer soil temperatures.Thankfully, this means we are being blessed with gardening… Read more »

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Print Share Save The death has occurred of Carmel Hynes(née Garvey) Carnmore, Oranmore, Galway / Claregalway, Galway The death has occurred of Carmel Hynes (née Garvey), Carnmore, Oranmore, Co. Galway and formerly of Castlegar, Kilcolgan. Carmel passed away peacefully on March 27th 2024, surrounded by her loving family and in the exceptional care of University… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Bridie Golding(née Duggan) The Avenue, Bawnmore, Claregalway, Galway We are so heartbroken to announce the passing of Bridie who left this life peacefully in the great care of the devoted staff at the Galway Clinic on Sunday 10th of March. The most wonderful wife to Oscar, adoring daughter to John… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Nonie Hurney(née Forde) Kiltrogue, Claregalway, Co Galway and formerly of Lisheenavalla, Claregalway Kiltrogue, Claregalway, Galway The death has occurred of Nonie Hurney (nee Forde), Kiltrogue, Claregalway, Co Galway and formerly of Lisheenavalla, Claregalway; Peacefully at home on 29th February 2024 in her 95th year; Cherished mother of Michael John, Bernadette,… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Padraic O’Donoghue Gortatleava, Claregalway, Galway O’Donoghue, Padraic. Gortatleava, Claregalway, Co. Galway. February 27th. 2024. Peacefully in Galway Hospice surrounded by his loving family. Pre-deceased by his son Jason, his parents Peter and Margaret, his brother Peter and his parents in law Michael and Sally McDonagh. Deeply regretted by his loving… Read more »

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There was a massive turnout for the tractor run which commenced at the yard of Flynn’s of Lackagh on Sunday last in aid of Ronald McDonald House Ireland and Crumlin Children’s Hospital. Several hundred lorries, vintage cars and tractors left Lackagh village in what was a wonderful spectacle that brought the crowds out as they… Read more »

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Claregalway Festival of Drama 2024 has an all-star group of performances ready to take their place at the Festival. This year as always Claregalway Community Centre will be turned into its usual fabulous theatre style auditorium. The first production on Friday March 15th at 8pm is “Alone it Stands” by John Breen, brought to Claregalway… Read more »

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Membership 2024:Membership for 2024 is now open. Rates remain the same as last year. All registered Under 16members will receive a training top later in the year. More details on our website. Online Lotto Draw:The top prize next Monday is a massive €13,600! Would cover a few of the bills!!There are three lucky dip winners… Read more »

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Gardening Tips for February: Get Ready for Spring Posted by Paraic Horkan February is an important month in the gardening calendar. You have 28 days to look after your wild birds, sow and grow and tackle your garden moss. – Paraic The age old question… When does spring really begin? If you’re a meteorologist, spring… Read more »

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Presentation:Claregalway GAA Ladies Club held a Presentation night recently in the Claregalway Hotel. Congratulations to all the girls and thank you for being such incredible role models for the younger generation of players following in your footsteps,Deirdre Brennan – Senior Player of the YearAoife Phillips – Junior Player of the YearEmily Brogan – Young Player… Read more »

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Dear Fellow Gardeners, I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and are looking forward to a fruitful new year.  January is generally a cold and miserable month in Ireland and it’s far too early to get out into the garden. I do, however, love the cold frosty and clear mornings following a freezing night.  There… Read more »