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THE long road to the All-Ireland drama finals begins for Compantas Lir this month as they set off in a bid to qualify for the finals which are being held this year in their own backyard here in Claregalway. The group is presenting the classic Tom Murphy play “A Crucial Week in the Life of… Read more »

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2005 was yet again a very busy year for the Club and I would like to pay special thanks to all Team Managers, Coaches and both juvenile and senior club committees for all their support in continuing to develop the club. A special thanks also to all the parents, without your support in bringing players… Read more »

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Last weekend Garda colleagues, family and friends gathered at Terry Brennan’s Central Tavern, Loughgeorge to pay tribute to Garda Sergeant Pat Fitzmaurice who retired from the Garda Siochana. Sergeant Pat Fitzmaurice has been based at Loughgeorge for the past six years having come from Monivea where he had been for several years before that. Sergeant… Read more »

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It was a night when colleagues, neighbours, friends and many people from the area came to pay tribute to Pat Heneghan, a man who won huge respect as the local guard in the area for many years. Garda Pat Heneghan came to Loughgeorge in 1981 and has served the people of the area from his… Read more »

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The Claregalway/Carnmore Senior Citizens’ annual Christmas party was held on Sunday the 11th December 2005. Everyone enjoyed it very much and we would like to thank all those who contributed to the success of the occasion. Thanks to Fr. Noel for saying the Mass and to the junior choir for the joyful singing; to the… Read more »

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Claregalway has experienced a development boom in the last few years. The tiny village we grew up in, where everybody knew one another and the highlight of a child’s week was a stroll down to Hessions Shop for a a 20p bag of sweets, has now become a centre of industry, bursting at the seams with new development…. Read more »

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At the recently held Carnmore Hurling AGM former Athenry player Pat Higgins was selected as the manager for the senior hurling team. Out going chairman Johnny Duggan expressed the club’s appreciation for all those who helped in any way especially his fellow officers Danny Potter Secretary, and Mary Davoran Treasurer. He also thanks the club’s… Read more »

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KINISKA, CLAREGALWAY (091) 798485 Jojoba Oil This oil is often called the queen of oils, a softening oil that is suitable for every skin type, even greasy skin. It’s really a liquid wax, extracted from the jojoba nut. It’s a thick oil, but it does’t feel fatty. In order to make it spreadable it is… Read more »

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Hi, welcome to the Nuacht Chláir’s new gardening section. Join me each issue for an indepth plant profile, some plants old and some plants new. No matter how long these plants have been in existence, all are sure to enhance your garden during the following months. Each issue I will also provide you with diary… Read more »

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Request for a Library for Claregalway In the last issue of Nuacht Chláir I said that I was waiting for a report from Galway County Council from the December meeting on their plans for a Library for Claregalway. On December 19th a report was presented to the councillors outlining the Library in relation to Claregalway…. Read more »

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After the Christmas holidays and all that time spent on the couch, Power Soccer has the tonic for all that inactivity in front of the television. Power Soccer School of Excellence has just launched its winter brochure. Power Soccer has been providing quality soccer coaching in Galway City and County for youth players since 2000…. Read more »

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Recently a major collection of Padriac Pearse was donated to the National Museum of Ireland and will be on display in Collins Barracks Museum in Dublin. Included in the material were a cheque book and twenty seven cashed cheques signed by Padraic Pearse in 1912 including one to his mother. However while many would disregard… Read more »

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