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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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Varley back with cracking new novel  Galway Advertiser, Thu, Jul 07, 2022 When Eilis Hanrahan, a bank clerk in the Midlands discovers that her husband is to be jailed for a serious sexual assault, leaving herself and their two children to fend for themselves, her world seems on the verge of collapse. Friends, neighbours, and… Read more »

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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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Fixtures and results:Our Senior men beat Moycullen last Friday in the Division 2 Semi Final on a scoreline of 2-12 to 3- A great league campaign from the lads. A league final awaits – fixture TBCWe’ve been drawn in Group 3 of the Senior Championship alongside: Killannin, Milltown, St.Michaels, Caherlistrane and Monivea-Abbey.Provisional fixtures are below…. 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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Fixtures and results: Our Senior men have made the Division 2 league Semi Final and take on Moycullen this coming Friday (17th June) in Moycullen. Throw in is at 20:00. A great league campaign from the lads. Please support them this coming Friday if you can! We’ve been drawn in Group 3 of the Senior… 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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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 »

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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 »