GIY (Grow It Yourself) November 2014

Posted by Michael Kelly, GIY Ireland & filed under Features.

With Halloween soon over, the countdown to Christmas is truly on, and as a result we have turkeys back in our garden again. Each year we rear about four turkeys, with one becoming the centrepiece of our Christmas Day celebrations, and the balance jointed and put in to the freezer. It’s an arrangement that has… Read more »

State of Mind Psychotherapy with Elva Glynn

Posted by Elva Glynn & filed under Features.

Something on your Mind? Let’s Talk! There are times in our lives when we may encounter difficulties. We may feel stuck and unable to move forward. If you would like help I can support you in the process. State of Mind Psychotherapy offers a neutral, safe and non-judgemental space to work collaboratively on what you… Read more »

Thought for the Week—the Cry of the Poor 

Posted by Ronan Scully & filed under Features.

I have noticed over my life, that to be a good person one does not need to depend on religion, status in life, job status, race, skin colour, what country they are from, political views or culture. It solely depends on how each of us treat others. I have also noticed that our ears are constantly… Read more »

New Ways of Learning at Coláiste Bhaile Chláir

Posted by Irish Independent & filed under Features.

Students and teachers alike at Coláiste Bhaile Chláir have ditched the text book There was a time when teaching without a textbook would have been impossible. That time is gone. Today, Claregalway College in County Galway has made the impossible become true—with the help of Microsoft. “Our school is two years old” says Principal Alan… Read more »

Carnmore Hurling Club October 2014 News

Posted by Joanna Healy & filed under Sport.

Garry Fox Memorial Cup ‘friendly’ Adult 7-a-side Competition at the Family Fun Day on 20th of September The School Road took the spoils for the second time as they battled against stiff competition from the Monivea Road team, the Lydican team, the Carnmore Village team and the Claregalway/Cloon (N17) team. The final against the N17… Read more »

Building Blocks Laid in Knockdoe Centre Campaign

Posted by Claregalway GAA Club & filed under Sport.

The blustery conditions of Knockdoemore on Sunday morning last did not thwart the determined efforts of a community to come together and launch their Buy a Block Campaign. The Cairde Mór Community Development Group, which promotes community endeavour in the Knockdoe, Lackagh and Bawnmore areas, were strongly supported in their launch by the officers & members… Read more »

One Pot Wonder, The Joys of Cooler Weather

Posted by Móna Wise & filed under Features.

Sunrise and sunset this time of year are pretty intense. The month of September saw that beautiful Indian summer stretch of weeks we all hoped and prayed for. The kids swam in the sea right up until last weekend and the water was still nice and warm. As much as I loved it, and long… Read more »

‘My School Community’ at Coláiste Bhaile Chláir

Posted by Coláiste Bhaile Chláir & filed under Features.

The following essay was written by first year Coláiste Bhaile Chláir student Louise Mahoney The school community in Claregalway secondary school is very strong. With roughly 400 pupils in first and second year, there is a lot of sharing, communication and co-operation needed to keep the school running smoothly. Mr Mongey and all the staff have… Read more »

Coláiste Bhaile Chláir September 2014 News

Posted by Coláiste Bhaile Chláir & filed under Features.

Maths Week Ireland All students at Coláiste Bhaile Chláir are participating in Maths Week 2014 from 11–19th of October. Maths Week Ireland promotes, awareness, appreciation and understanding of maths through a huge variety of events and activities. All first year students are getting to visit NUIG to attend an Information Technology lecture and a maths… Read more »