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High times aplenty at Cleggan Claddaghduff

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The annual Cleggan/Claddaghduff Festival of the Sea sets sail this Friday (August 3), with a packed schedule of events running through to August 12. So are you ready? Take a deep breath and dive in… Friday starts late, with a midnight walk – meet at Claddaghduff Hall at 11.45pm (donations to RNLI). For those that aren’t…

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Do you feel bloated after eating?

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If you are experiencing digestion problems regularly, you are not alone! The number of people experiencing digestive issues is increasing, due to our modern lifestyles and diets. People don’t like to talk about digestive problems and rarely seek advice. At Evergreen, we regularly deal with customers who have digestive issues. Let’s take a look at…

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Become part of the Kylemore story!

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As one of Ireland’s premier tourist destinations, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden plays an important role in bringing visitors to Connemara and providing them with a world-class experience. Although the location, the Abbey, Gothic Church, and Walled Garden are all stunning, we have been aware for some time that we needed to bring the…

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Pictured at the launch of 'See The Wood From The Trees' in Letterfrack on Thursday 5th July 2018 are Dr Michael Hannon, Registrar & Deputising President, GMIT Galway; Dermot O'Donovan, Head of School, GMIT Letterfrack and co-author of 'See The Wood From The Trees'; Vincent Murphy, Creative Director, Artisan House publishers; Mary Ruddy, Editorial Director, Artisan House publishers; Marion McGarry, co-author; Kenneth Deegan, Associate Partner, Pentagram, NY; and Duncan Stewart, architect and broadcaster

If a tree falls…

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Pictured: Dr Michael Hannon, Registrar & Deputising President, GMIT Galway; Dermot O’Donovan, Head of School, GMIT Letterfrack and co-author of ‘See The Wood From The Trees‘;  Vincent Murphy, Creative Director, Artisan House publishers; Mary Ruddy, Editorial Director, Artisan House publishers; Marion McGarry, co-author; Kenneth Deegan, Associate Partner, Pentagram, NY; and Duncan Stewart, architect and broadcaster…

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Boy sneezes because of an allergy to ragweed.

Say ‘no’ to hay fever this summer

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The hay fever season arrived with a vengeance this summer‭. ‬Many people in Ireland suffer from hay fever without knowing it‭ ‬–‭ ‬people often think that they have a cold which won’t go away‭, ‬but in actual fact they have hay fever‭. ‬ The following can increase your risk of hay fever‭: ‬having other allergies…

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I’ll follow the sundew…

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Sundew (Drosera) lives on the blanket bog. It grows in sheets, mixing with sphagnum moss. It is rather small and one must get down close to the ground. A magnifying glass is helpful. The whole plant is reddish, which can make it hard to distinguish from the common red sphagnum. The leaves of sundew form…

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UachtarArts summer programme

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Five exhibitions in the Oughterard Courthouse this summer will display the wide range of art being created in the area. The first, ‘Connections’, showcases the work of community arts group UachtarARTS, which meets weekly to skill-share, socialise and run workshops. Meet the artists and find out more about their  works and techniques, and more about…

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