R.I.P. NEVIN, Johnny, Cahergowan, Claregalway, Co. Galway

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Johnny Nevin, Cahergowan, Claregalway, Co. Galway and formerly of Terryglass, Co. Tipperary. Suddenly, on June 5th 2022. Deeply missed by his loving wife Mags, son Jack, daughter Kate, mother Mary and sister Bridget (Haugh), brothers in law P J and Michael Heffernan, sister in law Anne Heffernan, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and many friends. Predeceased… Read more »

Claregalway GAA Club Notes – 29th May 2022

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Fixtures and results: Our Senior men have two matches in quick succession over the coming fortnight. On Friday the 3rd of June we are at home in Knockdoemore against Moycullen. Throw in is at 20:00. The following week on Thursday the 9th at 20:00 is away against Spiddal. Our Junior A’s are out in Division… Read more »

R.I.P. LENIHAN, John (Jackie), Lakeview, Claregalway, Co. Galway

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The death has occurred of John (Jackie) LenihanLakeview, Claregalway, Galway Peacefully surrounded by his loving family after a short illness. Sadly missed by his beloved wife Anne and much loved sons Gordon, Kenneth, Sylvester and daughter Colette (Connolly). Sadly missed by his loving grandchildren, Ailbhe, Siofra, Sarah, James, Anna, Orla, Emily, Keira, Aly and Ethan,… Read more »

A century of service from Hughes in Claregalway

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 BY DECLAN VARLEY, Galway Advertiser, Thu, Jun 02, 2022 Through all of the major world events of the last century, world war, the foundation of the State and the evolution of a new Ireland, one constant in Claregalway has been the practise of locals getting their groceries and essential from the local Hughes family. Now,… Read more »

Turloughmore Astro Turf

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On frday last Lackagh National School or Scoil Bhride, Lackagh had the official opening of their Astro turf pitches. For many years Lackagh School struggled with facilities and operated from an old building and 11 pre fabs and poor sports facilities for the pupils of the school. After many years of hard work and dedication… Read more »

Claregalway GAA Club notes – 22/5/2022

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Fixtures and results: Our Senior men drew 0-12 to 1-9 against Salthill last Friday the Division 2 League. Junior A’s won out against Ballinasloe in the Division 4B league on Sunday on a scoreline of 1-12 to 0-7. Junior B’s were defeated by Kilconly in the championship on Friday on a scoreline of 1-12 to… Read more »

Aisling Kearney Burke – Award winner

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Lackagh entrepreneur Aisling Kearney Burke took the Overall Award at the Atlantic Technology University Award ceremony sponsored by Bank of Ireland at their Mainguard Streeet facilities last week. In 2014 Aisling Kearney Burke set up her own Beechmount Art Studio in Lackagh and the following year set up Paintclub. The setting up of Painclub quickly… Read more »

Claregalway GAA Club notes – May 17th 2022

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Fixtures and results: Senior men are out this coming Friday at 20:00 in Knockdoemore against Salthill/Knocknacarra. Junior A’s are out against Ballinasloe in Ballinasloe at midday on Sunday the 22nd. Junior B’s are out against Kilconly in Kilconly in the championship on Friday the 20th at 20:00 Junior C’s are up against Moycullen in the… Read more »

Those dreaded words – Palliative Care and Hospice

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Those dreaded words, Palliative Care and Hospice. The love of my life is released from the Hospital after major surgery and I am all positive,  this time he is going to get better! I’m going to be the best nurse/carer Anything he wants, nothing is too much, sick of my cooking, we will order in… Read more »

Claregalway GAA club notes – May 2022

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Fixtures and results: Mens: Our Seniors lost to St James on Saturday in Mervue on Saturday on a scoreline of 4:14 to 2:16. Our Junior A’s are out next against Renvyle in Letterfrack on Sunday the 15th of May at 12:00 Our Junior B’s drew with Loughrea on Friday last in Claregalway. The score was… Read more »

R.I.P. KING, Bernadette, Rooaunmore, Claregalway and formerly of 20 Barry Avenue, Mervue, Galway

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King (nee Cunningham), Rooaunmore, Claregalway, Co. Galway and formerly of 20 Barry Avenue, Mervue, Galway. May 9th 2022. (Peacefully) at University Hospital, Galway. Bernadette, predeceased by her loving parents Tommy and Bernadette, her brothers Gerard and James. Beloved wife of Walter. Loving mother to Darren, Martin and Amanda and mother in law of Desmond and Belinda. Deeply… Read more »

Paraic’s Tips For Your Garden in May

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Paraic’s Tips For Your Garden In May “March winds and April showers bring forth May flowers” Old English Proverb Welcome May! 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… Read more »