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Fixtures and results:Our seniors picked up the 3 Dental Division 2 league title last Friday evening in Kenny Park, beatingBearna on a score line of 2:09 to 0:12. The match was played in ideal conditions with great displaysfrom both sides. We came under most pressure for a spell in the second half down to 14… Read more »

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Fixtures and results: Our Seniors have made it to the Division 2 league final. Match is against Bearna this coming Friday (1st of July) at 19:45. Venue is TBC at time of writing. We’ve had a great league campaign and it would be great to see as many Balchies as possible out to support the… Read more »

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The passing of Tony egan of Kiltrogue last week left a community deeply saddened but filled with fond memories. Tony was a man who was well known and liked, a man who grew up in difficult circumstances and went on to become a hugely acknowledged and accomplished tradesman long before there were qualifications for any… Read more »

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Tony Egan, Kiltrogue, Claregalway, Co. Galway, June 20th 2022, Peacefully in UCHG after a short illness; Predeceased by his parents John and Ellen and brother Patrick. Sadly missed by his sisters Mary and Eileen, brothers in law nieces, nephews and his many friends and neighbours. Rest in Peace Reposing at Our Lady’s Chapel on Friday evening (June 24th)… Read more »

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It was with great sadness that Turloughmore Hurling club learned of the passing of Phelim Murphy. He was simply a Turloughmore and a Galway hurling legend. If you judge a man by what he leaves after him, then his legacy will pass the test of time. When someone is known by their first name, as… Read more »

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The death has occurred of Phelim MurphyWaterview, Turloughmore, Galway Phelim Murphy, Waterview, Turloughmore, Co. Galway, June 10th 2022. Peacefully, in the loving care of his family at his home. Predeceased by his parents Patrick and Annie, his sisters Dolly (Murphy), Mamie (Conneely) and Margo (Loughnane), grandson Roy Murphy, great-grandchildren Ross Junior Furey, Reilly Furey, Robin Murphy… Read more »

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“Hello, June. It’s been a while since I seen you last.” June embraces the start of the summer colour, including popular cottage garden plants like scented lavenders, colourful lupins, exotic lilies and dozens of perennial flowering plants. Many of the perennial plants flower from now until early autumn and come back year after year. June… Read more »

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New-look store to offer new craft delicatessen, bakery, Happy Pear section & new seating area to enjoy a cuppa and a chat with friends. Hughes’ Claregalway has been at the heart of the community since 1929 10th June 2022 – SuperValu, Ireland’s leading food retailer, will launch its new look, state-of-the-art store in Claregalway on Friday, June… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »