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Dear Sir, What about improving the content, layout and quality of Nuacht Chláir? Month after month, the same old dreary news is published; the same low level crossword; the same boring layout. I am amazed that local business people are prepared to shell out their hard earned cash to sponsor such a fuddy-duddy publication. It seems… Read more »

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Due to widespread dissatisfaction with the condition in which the roads & footpaths in Claregalway have been left by the County Council a meeting was organised on Feb. 12th with Roddy Killeen, Acting Deputy Co. Engineer and 4 members of the group. The members available to attend were Gerry Cullinane (Chairman), Vincent Lyons (Secretary), Pat… Read more »

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Connacht Closed Championships Our Club was well represented in the U14, and U12 Connacht Closed Championships held recently in the Galway Lawn Tennis Club. In the U12 events Paul Loughlin and Declan Griffin beat Thomas Walsh and Michael O’Connor in a thrilling 3-set Final. In the U14 competition, Christopher Keane beat Peter Moran in another… Read more »

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Our most recent trip was the Rothaíocht to Inis Mór. This is the survival of the fittest and yes we were, despite Kevin turning 40 that week and despite him cycling around Inis-Mór, he is indeed still alive and kicking and has actually survived. Only slaggin’ Kevin. The trip was organised as a district event… Read more »

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M.S. Readathon Congratulations to Claregalway National School on taking first place in the All-Ireland MS Readathon, the annual sponsored reading event in aid of the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Seven representatives from the school travelled to Dublin to be presented with a trophy and a book voucher of £500 from well known children’s author Marita Conlon… Read more »

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At this time of year, Carnmore N.S. is as always a hive of activity. Last week the children completed their paintings for the Claregalway Drama Festival Art Competition. We are introducing an important change this year. We felt that giving prizes to the top three pupils in each class was making it too competitive and… Read more »

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“Where were you on February 8th?” I was in the Oranmore Lodge that night, along with 160 other people from the Parish. If you weren’t there, then you missed a great night. It was of course the Carnmore Hurling Club social. Fr Noel and Fr Tommy were there. John McIntyre and Tony Mannion and their… Read more »

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Claregalway Skin Care & Aromatherapy Clinic, Kiniska, Claregalway Superfluous hair is very much a personal perception. What is normal to some women, others are frantically trying to rid themselves of. The longest lasting hair removal method is waxing which can be done with either hot wax or cold strips. For convenience, the strips are streets… Read more »

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Congratulations to Jimmy and Barbara O’Dea, Lydican who celebrated their fortieth Wedding Anniversary on the 4th of March. Birthday Greetings to Cyril Duggan of Montiagh who celebrates his birthday on 24th March. A Happy Birthday to Rachel Farrell who also celebrates her birthday on the 24th March.

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Don’t Quit When things go wrong, as they sometimes will When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill When the funds are low and the debts are high And you want to smile, but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit— rest if you must, but don’t you quit. Life… Read more »

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In the first AGM to be held in our newly completed function room on Thursday February 12 last, outgoing chairman Mick Higgins reviewed a very active year in which the new dressing rooms and Club centre were completed, the Junior 2’s won two cups and the Intermediate Team was relegated. He paid a special tribute… Read more »

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March is upon us and garden fever is just about to begin. March is the month where temperatures rise, plants begin to bud, the long evenings are arriving and our general enthusiasm to get out and about increases. The end of March is a time for bare root planting of trees and shrubs to come to… Read more »

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