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Carnmore Ladies Club re-opens on Monday September 8th. New members are always welcome. Our Annual Outing was most enjoyable, taking in the scenery of County Clare. This year’s sponsored walk was in aid of Motor Neurons Association and the club were pleased at handing over £870 for this worthy cause. The support of those who… Read more »

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Track and Field—Mosney The National Finals were held in Mosney on the weekend of 29th August–1st September. Age groups from 7–17 assembled at Foster St. Bus Park on Friday morning in an air of great excitement. The majority of children traveled by bus and lodged in the Mosney complex while some of the younger children… Read more »

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Claregalway U15 team, having won through in Connacht, travelled to Mosney to compete in the National Finals of the Community Games on Saturday 23rd September. This was the first weekend of the Finals, which were run over two weekends. The Badminton was played on Monday, 25th, so the children enjoyed the delights and fun of… Read more »

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To have an address in Tón Rua or Tonroe may not seem so glamorous at first when “Red Bottom/Arse” could be a possible translation of this placename; some people may even prefer to opt for Lydican instead. But in fact the more accurate translation is not only much more earth friendly but it would seem… Read more »

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Minors Win League Final Claregalway 2–11 Ml.Breathnach 1–8 In an exciting final at Oughterard on Wednesday May 14th our minors beat Ml.Breathnach by 2–11 to 1–8. In doing so, we recorded our first success at this level since we won the ‘B’ league and championship double in 1991. The 6 point margin does not reflect… Read more »

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RE: Townland Names—Baile Chláir/Baile Cláir na Gaillimhe Claregalway Amenity Group received a letter from Galway County Council stating that Claregalway is described in Irish as Baile Chláir. It was then forwarded to the Ordnance Survey Office in Phoenix Park, Dublin 8 and the following is the reply we received: Tagraím do litir faoin Iogainm Baile… Read more »

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Work has commenced on installing the new floor in the Community Centre. This has resulted in its closure in recent weeks. It is expected that the centre will re-open at the end of September for all sports, recreational and meeting facilities. Bookings for the coming year are currently being taken—tel. 798371. Mary Reidy

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On July 28th last, I set off for St. Flannan’s College in Ennis for a 3-week intensive French Course. I was full of trepidation, as I had read the course programme and it sounded very strict. Parents were advised to say goodbye as soon as they left students to the Reception area and that is… Read more »

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Because of the weather, very few people have been active in the garden, but September brings renewed hope for a lot of people as they plan certain tasks. Your lawn will need continued cutting and you can apply an autumn lawn food to strengthen it for the winter. This is the best time of the… Read more »

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St. Joseph’s Young Priest Society A branch of St. Joseph’s Young Priests Society was inaugurated in Claregalway on the 21st May in the SMA house. It is one of several branches in the Galway Diocese. St. Joseph’s Young Priests Society is a society of lay people founded by Mrs. Olivia Taaffe in 1895. The Society… Read more »

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The Galway Branch of the Irish Society for Autism will have their official opening on Monday, the 15th September next. The service will be launched by Minister of State Mr. Bobby Molloy,TD, The Branch have purchased a farm at Gortcloonmore, Claregalway and have named it Cloonmore Farm. The idea originated from the Dunfirth Method—an organic… Read more »

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