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The Juvenile Hurling Club held its Annual General Meeting on Monday night 23rd November 1998. It was well attended and it opened with a minutes silence to the memory of those connected with the Club, who died during the year, especially young Jason O’Donoghue, Martin Walsh, Paddy Somerville and Mattie Greaney and for all those… Read more »

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This is a Society of lay people founded by Mrs. Taaffe (a Galway woman) in 1895. The Society fosters vocations to the priesthood and religious life by prayer and helps financially in the education of students for the priesthood. The Society works through branches. A group of people in a parish form a branch with… Read more »

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The Claregalway Branch of the Apostolic Society would like to thank everyone who supported them during the year, and to wish each and everyone a very happy and Holy Christmas and a New Year full of peace and blessings. This year we gave £1,310 to headquarters in Salthill. We gave 13 sets of vestments, 13… Read more »

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Steeped in history, Claregalway offers a myriad of delights. We find the ruins of the picturesque Franciscan monastery which dates back to 1290. This Friary has withstood time and powerful historical upheavals such as the suppression and the expulsion of the friars by the Cromwellian troops. Close by lie the remains of Claregalway Castle which… Read more »

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Congratulations to Marian and Frank Keane, Mullacuttra on the birth of their baby daughter Laura Marie. Congratulations also to Helen and Owen McArdle, Gortadubha, on their bundle of joy Leane Frances. Congratulations to Tom O’Reilly of Cloon, who achieved a unique record of winning 1st prize in the County Ploughing Championship recently. He achieved similar… Read more »

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Connacht Juvenile Open Championships Congratulations to all our players who took part in this competition which was held in Galway Lawn Tennis Club in November. A special mention to our U11 squad who entered and played so well. Well done to Mary Kelly, who was the winner of the Girls Doubles. All Ireland U17 Championships… Read more »

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Christmas is well and truly upon us and we can look back and review the year that has gone, from a gardening perspective. From a positive point of view, many would see it as a good year, particularly people who are starting off and getting the garden off the ground. The more experienced gardeners will… Read more »

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The hurling season has almost come to an end and it was a year of mixed fortunes for the club. Our Senior team did not make it to the Senior County Championship Final. However, they provided us with an excellent standard of hurling throughout the summer months. They showed great courage and commitment in reaching… Read more »

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Background On Tuesday, September 15th, an Information Morning for Over 55s (or thereabouts) was held in the Menlo Park Hotel in Galway City. The aim of this event was to promote awareness of both the purpose and activities of two Active Retirement Associations within Galway City with a view to encouraging other people to establish… Read more »

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Congratulations to Emer Cotter, Lakeview and John O’Callaghan, Cork, who were married on 3rd October. Best Wishes to John and Katherina Kenny, Rock Road on the birth of their son Paul. Congratulations to Seán and Geraldine Carr, Gortacleva, on the arrival of their son Andrew. Congratulations to John and Marian Nugent, Carnmore on the birth… Read more »

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Co. Junior ‘A’ Final Claregalway 2–13 Kilconly 2–4 Showing a big improvement from earlier rounds, Claregalway Juniors had a resounding win in the Co. Championship final played at Menlough on Saturday October 31st last. They thus regained the title last won in 1993 and hence step up to Intermediate status. This display was every bit… Read more »

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The Leisure Centre Committee are happy to relate that the Winter-schedule of activities in the Centre are up and running. There is a great buzz throughout the week, as the various groups come and go to their respective weekly gatherings, at their allocated times. The young people of the area are well catered for, with… Read more »

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