How to Talk to Children about the Ashling Murphy Tragedy

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Dr Mary O’Kane How to Talk to Children about the Ashling Murphy Tragedy I have received many messages from parents asking how to speak to their children about the tragic death of Ashling Murphy. As many schools are holding a minutes silence in remembrance of Ashling this morning, I wanted to share this information with parents… Read more »

Paraics Tips For Your Garden in January

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Paraics Tips For Your Garden In January “For gardening begins in January with the dream.” Josephine Nuese As we enter the New Year we are reminded of new beginnings and opportunities. Nowhere is this more relevant than in the garden in January. January is a time of preparation and planning for the year ahead. It… Read more »

Gardening with Klaus in January 2022

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Dear Fellow Gardeners,January is often 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 are just a few jobs that can be done now but overall – it’s time to relax… Read more »

Swift action needed to avert critical supply chain disruption by simplifying isolation periods for close contact critical workers – Ibec

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Swift action needed to avert critical supply chain disruption by simplifying isolation periods for close contact critical workers – Ibec Increasing number of businesses experiencing staffing challenges from predictable ‘pingdemic’ effects. Simplified isolation protocols need to be introduced for critical workers before widespread economic disruption emerges. Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has said… Read more »

R.I.P. MOLONEY (nee Herwood) Maureen, Mullacuttra, Claregalway

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Maureen Moloney (nee Herwood), Mullacuttra, Claregalway, Co Galway, December 26th 2021. (Peacefully), Sadly missed by her best friend Frank, brother Tommy, cousins Sheila, Michael, Mamie and Gerry, special friends Mary and Anne, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest in Peace Reposing at Síoraíocht in the grounds of the Church of the Assumption and St James, Claregalway… Read more »

Claregalway Hotel Earns a Fourth Star

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The Claregalway Hotel, a family-run hotel on the outskirts of Galway city in the heart of Claregalway Village, has been recognised as a four-star hotel by Fáilte Ireland. The reclassification follows a three-year, multi-million euro renovation which was completed during the summer, including the addition of an extensive outdoor terrace area. “We are delighted to… Read more »

R.I.P. HOLLAND, Monica, Cregmore, Claregalway

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The death has occurred of Monica Holland (née Nolan)Cregmore, Claregalway, Galway / Turloughmore, Galway Monica Holland (nee Nolan), Cregmore, Claregalway, Co Galway. (Peacefully in her ninety sixth year on December 19th 2021). Predeceased by her husband James (Sonny) and daughters in law Betty, Jacqueline and Bernadette.Sadly missed by her sons John, Michael, Gerry, Kevin, Joe and… Read more »

R.I.P. MURPHY, Anne, Gortatleva, Claregalway

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The death has occurred of Anne Murphy (née Grealish)Gortatleava, Claregalway, Galway Pre-deceased by her loving husband Jack, son Paddy Joe, brother Edward, sisters Mary and Shelia. Peacefully, at Bushfield Care Center, Oranmore. Deeply regretted by her loving family, daughters Anne Marie and Una, sons Michael John and Philip, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, 12 grandchildren, brothers Michael, Jarlath… Read more »

Croí 2020 Annual Report

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  The latest from Croí Heart and Stroke Charity, Winter 2021   The latest from Croí Heart and Stroke Charity, Winter 2021Read our 2020 Annual Report!2020 was unquestionably a very challenging year, not only for our organisation, but for our community and those living with or affected by heart disease and stroke. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted our… Read more »

December gardening news with Klaus Laitenberger

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Dear Fellow Gardeners, I can’t believe how fast this year is going.  It has been an exciting year with lots of new and exciting projects. Online Polytunnel Course (NOTS)The online Commercial Organic Polytunnel Course, organised by the National Organic Training Skillsnet (NOTS) was a great experience this year with over 500 participants who joined us… Read more »