Coláiste Bhaile Chláir Christmas Shoebox Appeal

Posted by Meg Ryan and Emily Sheeran, Coláiste Bhaile Chláir & filed under Features.

Some second year students in Coláiste Bhaile Chláir are celebrating Christmas early. Over the past few weeks students have been making Christmas shoeboxes as part of the Team Hope’s project in which they deliver shoeboxes full of Christmas presents to disadvantaged children in Eastern Europe and Africa. Students in Coláiste Bhaile Chláir wanted to go… Read more »

Treat Café, A Local Story of Great Development Despite Downturn

Posted by Treat Café & filed under Features.

Treat Café is a local success story right here in the village of Claregalway, and more recently in Lackagh. It’s hard to believe the business was set up towards the end of October 2006 at the then newly developed Claregalway Shopping Centre behind Hughes SuperValu. Jackie and Peadar Dolan from Cregmore (pictured above) set up… Read more »

Irish Horses Liable to Poisoning from Sycamore Seeds

Posted by Paraic Horkan & filed under News.

Paraic Horkan of Horkan’s Garden Centre warns horse owners to protect their animals from seeds and leaves this Autumn. Sycamore trees have produced an enormous crop of seed this Autumn—Paraic Horkan is warning all horse owners of the risk of poisoning this winter from sycamore seeds after an outbreak of equine atypical myopathy caused by… Read more »

Claregalway U15s Are City League Champions

Posted by Kieran Coyne & filed under Sport.

Claregalway came out victorious in the U15 League final between Claregalway and Salthill played at NUI Galway on Saturday 8th of November. Well done to Captain Sean Lyons and all the squad. The final score was Claregalway 7–8 to Salthill/Knocknacarra 1–14. The game itself was relatively even in terms of general play and possession, and… Read more »

Claregalway U12 Ladies Win County Final

Posted by Padraic Coady & filed under Sport.

Congratulations to the Claregalway Ladies U12 Green team who won the U12 A County Final which was played in Milltown on Saturday 8th of November. As in the League final back in May the opposition was Naoimh Mhuire from Oranmore. Naoimh Mhuire started the game very well and were making most of the play and… Read more »

Móna’s Winter-Warming Lamb Shanks

Posted by Móna Wise & filed under Features.

Hello November… Where has the year gone? In a few weeks I am graduating from college again and it just so happens to be falling on the American holiday of Thanksgiving, which is November 27th this year. We are all taking a day off and I’m even going to bring the kids to the ceremony… Read more »

Coláiste Bhaile Chláir November 2014 News

Posted by Coláiste Bhaile Chláir & filed under Features.

Science Week 2014 Coláiste Bhaile Chláir is running a number of science related activities this year again to mark Science Week 2014—the theme this year is The Power of Science. Science Club is up and running with students decorating the school in Wild Science Facts and getting stuck into some slimy experiments to show the… Read more »

Support Corrandulla Library and Be in with a Chance to Win a Hand-Stitched King Size Patchwork Quilt

Posted by Leabharlann na gCairde & filed under Features.

The local craft group The Crafty Broads have over the past year made a beautiful patchwork quilt which it is going to be raffled at the Leabharlann na gCairde Christmas Fair on Sunday 30th of November in Corrandulla Community Hall. Tickets are currently on sale and any queries call 085 135 2506. The quilt itself is… Read more »

Revolutionary New Treatment Available at Claregalway Foot Therapy Clinic

Posted by Claregalway Foot Therapy Clinic & filed under Features.

PACT®—First in Ireland and here in Galway! The revolutionary and effective way to treat nail fungal infections. Nail fungal therapy will never be the same as proven successful in Australia, Germany and the UK and now taking the world by storm. Now available in Galway. This new and revolutionary treatment is, Photodynamic Anti-Microbial Therapy (PACT). This… Read more »

Claregalway Ladies Win GAA U16 Championship Replay

Posted by Padraic Coady & filed under Sport.

After almost a delay of twelve months the Ladies U16 A Championship Final was played in Rahoon Hurling grounds last Sunday. Played in a gale force wind and rain, the football matched up to the weather conditions. Moycullen and Claregalway had waited a long time to see who was going to take the silverware home and… Read more »

The Ballad of Poor Biddy Flynn

Posted by Edward Coppinger & filed under Features.

She was a bag lady lonely and sad Who wandered the roads of Galway, Wretched dishevelled and shabbily clad, Among boreens lanes and byways. Knowing the houses of welcome And ones that showed her the door, For all well knew she was irksome And yet part of our living folklore. My memory returns to childhood… Read more »

Carnmore Hurling Club October 2014 Updates

Posted by Joanna Healy & filed under Sport.

U15 B1 Hurling County Champions Carnmore won the U15 B1 county final on Sunday 19th of October, beating Cois Fharraige on a score line of 2–12 to 1–7. The game was played in a wet and windy Turloughmore but that didn’t take anything from the game as both teams served up a great display of… Read more »