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Formerly Lydican, Oranmore. Louise passed away peacefully at University Hospital Galway with her loving family by her side. Beloved wife and best friend of Ronan and much loved mother of Lauren, Jake and Luke. Deeply mourned and sadly missed by her husband and children, parents Mick and Ann, sister Caroline, brother Paul, nieces, nephews, the… Read more »

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Dear Fellow Gardeners,I’m always looking forward to October.  It’s usually quite a dry and beautiful month and the colours are amazing.  Unfortunately the beautiful autumn leaves don’t usually last long here in the west – a couple of seasonal gales and they are gone! What to do in OctoberOctober is the month to fill your larder. … Read more »

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Fixtures and results: Our Senior footballers are out next Sunday against Moycullen in Bon Secours Senior football Championship Semi final. Throw in is 16:00 in Pearse stadium. Ticketing details to be confirmed. Ladies: Our senior ladies beat Corofin 2:15 to 1:07 to set up a county final against Kilkerrin Clonberne in the Galway Senior ladies… Read more »

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Fixtures and results: Our Senior footballers drew with Milltown in Athenry on Saturday evening. The result means we tops group C and go into the draw for the quarter final. Fixture to be confirmed. The Juniors lost out to Menlough in the North Board Semi-Final on Friday evening after a hard fought game. Our Under… Read more »

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Fixtures and results: In the Senior football championship we play Milltown at 17:00 this coming Saturday in Kenny Park. This is our final Group 3 game having won three and lost one so far. We currently sit on top of group 3 however Milltown sit in second so a tough challenge awaits. The Juniors take… Read more »

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The Queen of Lackaghbeg I took centre stage last Saturday, As the sun found its highest point in the sky, I bowed out beneath its spotlight, And I bid this life goodbye. My High Nellie was waiting for me, No modern gadgets to slow me down, No gears, No brakes, No helmet, For a Queen…… Read more »

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Paraic’s Tips For Your Garden In September September in the garden is a great time to pause and re-think and get busy. September is natures time for replanting, sowing, feeding – in preparation for Spring.  Many of our garden trees and flowers are producing seeds and berries to start a new generation of plants. It’s… Read more »

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Patrick (Pat) Walsh, Lydican Oranmore, Co, Galway on 29th August 2022 peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Assumpta (Cummins) and dear father of Kieran, Sinead, Fergal and Eimear. Sadly missed by his loving family, their spouses and partners, his cherished grandchildren Meabh, Sophia, Luke, Alexandra, Lily Mae, his brothers, sisters, extended… Read more »

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Fixtures and results: Round 1 of the Bon Secours Senior Championship got off to a start with a 1:08 to 1:05 defeat against St Michaels in Tuam Stadium. Round 2 took place over the past weekend and the lads picked up a win against Caherlistrane in Tuam stadium on a scoreline of 3:12 to 0:09… Read more »

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In 1937 the Department of Folklore – in conjunction with the Department of Education and the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation – initiated a programme to preserve the folklore, tales, superstitions, and customs of the 26 counties. Each Principal teacher of the country’s 5,000 schools was requested to ask his sixth and seventh class pupils to… Read more »

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Paraic’s Tips For Your Garden In August August brings us the last month of summer, but it’s not the last month for colour. This month is an ideal time to plant for late summer and autumn colour in your garden. It’s also an ideal time to sow many plants including vegetables, salads and herbs for… Read more »

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Micheál Moran, Peake, Claregalway, Co Galway, July 30th 2022,(Peacefully) predeceased by wife Maudie. Sadly missed by his special niece in law Mary Prendergast, brothers, nieces, nephews, in laws, relatives, neighbours and friends. Rest in Peace Reposing at Síoraíocht in the grounds of the Church of the Assumption and St James, Claregalway on this Monday evening… Read more »