Discount on Stunning Galway Photos by Pa Dinneen

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Patrick Dinneen is from Cork but has been living in Galway for the last ten years and has fallen in love with Galway. He finds Galway a vibrant, busy city but one that has retained its personal feel. In these photos he has captured some of the essence of Galway; a traditional pub, The Claddagh and… Read more »

Fitness FUNdamentals Coming to Claregalway

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Fitness FUNdamentals is a multidiscipline exercise programme for children designed to develop the Fundamental Movement Skills leading to long term athletic development and healthy living. In short, to promote and develop athleticism and health in children. It is designed for Children aged 5 to 12 years, who are grouped age appropriately. Where & When: Claregalway Community Centre… Read more »

In like a Lion and out like a Lamb

Posted by Móna Wise & filed under Features.

This is one of our most familiar weather proverbs here in Ireland. It refers to the fact that the month of March begins with cold wintery winds, only to be replaced by warmer Spring-like weather as it leaves us. If yesterday and today is anything to go by, we are in for a few cold,… Read more »

Coláiste Bhaile Chláir March 2015 News

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The Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre (SSPC) announced they were hosting a crystal growing competition as part of the International Year of Crystallography. A number of students at Coláiste Bhaile Chláir rose to the challenge. They researched their topic on the internet and each group came up with an experiment plan. They spent weeks’… Read more »

What is Tooth Decay?

Posted by Claregalway Dental Surgery & filed under Features.

Tooth decay, known technically as dental caries, is one of the most common health complaints in the world. The incidence is declining in societies where water is fluoridated or where toothpaste containing fluoride is used. It is particularly common in children and young adults, and rates have been fuelled by an increase in sugars in… Read more »

For Willie

Posted by Edward Coppinger & filed under Features.

Farewell my old friend in your last sleep In a grave where the Clare flows past your feet, It isn’t your parish but I know you won’t mind, Your plot shared amongst your own kind. Friend of my youth from boyhood to man The last of your line—the last of your clan. We followed your… Read more »

GIY (Grow It Yourself) March 2015

Posted by Michael Kelly, GIY Ireland & filed under Features.

Tomatoes have a long growing season so to get good fruit you need to get the plants started early (if you are growing from seed). I sow my tomatoes on a heating mat in the potting shed in mid February, so by early March they have germinated. This year I am sowing five varieties of… Read more »

Claregalway GAA Club February 2015 Notes

Posted by Kieran Coyne & filed under Sport.

The Claregalway Community Centre AGM is on Thursday February 19th at 8pm in the Centre. We invite all residents in the area to attend and ask that they lend their support in the running of the Centre. It is a wonderful amenity for the community and is used by large numbers of adults and children… Read more »

Claregalway Ladies GAA February 2015 Notes

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Well done to Fabienne Cooney and the Galway Senior ladies on their draw with Dublin in the National League last Sunday in Tuam Stadium. Three club members took part in the ladies Level 1 coaching course last Saturday at the New School in Claregalway. The Indoor Fitness training for all takes place on this Friday… Read more »

Digital Skills Training Grant Scheme Comes to Lackagh IT Centre

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Minister Alex White met participants of Irish Rural Link basic computer course at Digital Hub and announced new projects being funded in 2015 delivering basic internet skills, training to groups including unemployed, farming communities, job seekers, older people, people with mental health problems. Lackagh IT Centre is one of the centres rolling out this training… Read more »

It’s Not All Black and White

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by Fiona Place for the Irish Times Black leather suites, American fridges Black and white wedding photo Wooden floors, all bedrooms ensuite Barbecue and trampoline in the garden Patio decking, drinks on the veranda 2 single beds from the social 1 small fridge, 1 oven no wooden floors, no patio a garden with a wire… Read more »

GIY (Grow It Yourself) February 2015

Posted by Michael Kelly, GIY Ireland & filed under Features.

2015 is the UN FAO’s Year of Soil. The year-long project aims to raise awareness in society about the ‘profound importance’ of soil for human life and promote the sustainable management of soil. FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said that we are not paying enough attention to soil, our silent ally, which I reckon… Read more »