R.I.P. DAVIN, Joe, Rockmount, Claregalway, Galway

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The death has occurred of Joe DavinRockmount, Claregalway, Galway Formerly of Kilgill, Claregalway. Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at U.H. Galway. Pre-deceased by his parents Michael and Mary, brother Paddy, sisters Bab Duggan and Mary Small. Joe will be sadly missed by his loving wife Eileen, daughters Mary and Caitriona, son Liam Carr, his… Read more »

Claregalway GAA Club Notes Week Ending 3/04/2022

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Fixtures and results: Mens: Our Senior men are out against Caherlistrane in the Division 2 League on Sunday the 10th in Caherlistrane. Throw in is set for 12:30. Our Junior teams are in action over the coming week with Junior A’s taking on Corofin in the 4B League at 19:00 in Corofin on Friday the… Read more »

Gardening with Paraic Horkan in April

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Paraic’s Tips For Your Garden In April “Warmer temperatures, longer evenings and more daylight than darkness in the day help to create the perfect conditions for gardening this April.” Paraic Horkan April is finally here and the clocks have gone forward. As a result, we have an extra hour of gardening time to play with… Read more »

CONWAY, (nee King), Bridgie, Bawnmore, Claregalway, Co. Galway

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Bridgie Conway (nee King), Bawnmore, Claregalway, Co. Galway and formerly of Ballintubber, Co. Mayo. (Unexpectedly at her home), Predeceased by her husband Jimmy, brothers and sister. Bridgie will be sadly missed by her daughters Mairead, Frances, Valerie and Maria, sons in law John Morris, Padraic Molloy, Paul Totman, Billy Kavanaugh, grandchildren, Darren, Shane, Brian, Aoife,… Read more »

R.I.P. Kearney (nee Burke), Chrissie, Lackagh Road, Turloughmore, Galway

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Chrissie Kearney nee Burke Lackagh Road, Turloughmore, GalwayChrissie KearneyChrissie Kearney (nee Burke), Lackagh Road, Turloughmore, Co. Galway and formerly of Canteeney, Turloughmore. March 29th 2022, Peacefully at Galway University Hospital. Predeceased by her parents Christy and Christina, brothers Paddy and Jarlath and sister Teresa. Sadly missed by her husband Martin, daughter Tina, sons Christy and… Read more »

The History of Merlin Castle

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The History of Merlin Castle GRÁINNE THORNTON – OCT 22, 2021 1388 VIEWS Regardless of whether you would refer to the structure as Merlin or Doughiska Castle, the charm of this quaint castle on the trails of Merlin Woods is undeniable. The recent conservational repair works on the tower houses puts an emphasis on its fascinating… Read more »

April Gardening with Klaus Laitenberger

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.Dear Fellow Gardeners, This must have been the nicest early spring in many years.  It’s wonderful to see all the early awakenings in nature.  The blackthorn (sloe berry) is now in full flower and this should give us some caution.  In the old lore, this time is called the “Blackthorn Winter”.  The warm weather triggers the blackthorn… Read more »

ANNUAL SPRING GARDEN FAIR

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Claregalway Castle Sat 3rd April11am – 6pm A perfect afternoon….. come to Claregalway castle, have a coffee and light refreshment, hear some live music and buy a plant to start the Spring.The Spring Garden Fair is the first event of the year at Claregalway Castle.  It will feature many of Ireland’s best nurseries and rare… Read more »

Claregalway GAA Club Notes – 27th March 2022

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Fixtures and results: Our Senior men played Oileáin Árann in the Division 2 league last Thursday evening under lights in Knockdoemore. It was a beautiful evening for football. We won out on the night on a scoreline of 1-10 to 1-7. Our Juniors were in action against Annaghdown on Saturday in the Division 4B football… Read more »

Run for Jonah

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Cregmore National School Community will host a major fundraising event on Saturday, April 2, in support of little Jonah Murphy, a six-year old boy born with a very serious and rare heart condition. Jonah is the only son of teaching staff member Edel Glynn and her husband Jonathan Murphy, is affectionately known as “Jonah, the… Read more »

Drama Festival a huge success in Claregalway

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Packed houses were the order of the wek as the curtain closed on another hugely successful Claregalway Festival of Drama which concluded at the weekend. Festival Director Dermot Hession was warmly complimented on the manner in which he organised the event and he was helped by a wonderful committee who provided tremendous assistance each night…. Read more »

Claregalway GAA Notes ending 20th March

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Return to Competition: This month has seen the return to training of many players within the club. Our younger groups of players are due to return at the end of March/early April. It’s great to see so many familiar and new faces around the club grounds and as the evenings get longer, we hope to… Read more »