Deputy Grealish Secures Funding To Address Local Flooding

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A very positive meeting was held last week between An Taoiseach, Brian Cowen and Deputy Noel Grealish regarding the recent flooding in the locality, at which a commitment of funding was secured to address the problem as a matter of priority. This meeting was also attended by local Cllr. Jim Cuddy. ‘At our meeting I… Read more »

December update from Local Councillor, Jim Cuddy

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Recent Flooding Since the middle of November our area has been badly affected by flooding and as a result over twenty families had to leave their homes and others had to be evacuated for a short time as the entrances to their homes was badly flooded. The areas most badly affected were Caherlea/Lisheenvalla, Carnmore, Kiltulla,… Read more »

Christmas Recipes

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Local Chef Susie O’ Connor has created some delicious recipes for Christmas, for readers of the Nuacht Chláir. Susie runs a cookery course in Claregalway where you can learn some excellent cooking techniques and recipes. For more information contact 091 799 138. The Christmas recipes Susie has compiled are relatively simple, and are mouthwatering. Why… Read more »

Health Benefits of Exercise

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Regular exercise can help protect you from heart disease and stroke, high blood pressure, noninsulin-dependent diabetes, obesity, back pain, osteoporosis, and can improve your mood and help you to better manage stress. For the greatest overall health benefits, experts recommend that you do 20 to 30 minutes of aerobic activity three or more times a… Read more »

Claregalway GAA 2009 Annual Report

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Juvenile Medal Presentations A great evening was had in Claregalway on Sunday 13th December where all the great achievements for 2009 were recognised. MC’s for the evening were Gerry Moran, Chairman of the Ladies Club and Peadar Dolan, Chairman of the Juvenille Club. A large crowd including players, managers, mentors and parents were present to… Read more »

Claregalway Senior Citizens’ Annual Dinner a big hit

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The Claregalway Senior Citizens’ Association held their Annual Dinner tonight in the Claregalway Hotel. The Dinner was a resounding success and was well attended by over 100 local senior citizens. A most entertaining evening of music, song and dance was enjoyed by all as was a surprise visit from Santa! The Claregalway Carnmore Senior Citizens… Read more »

Park & Ride Service Opens In Ballybrit

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Christmas shoppers in Claregalway will be delighted to hear that a park-and-ride service has commenced in Ballybrit, going from the Racecourse to Galway City every 15 minutes. On November 26, 2009, Mayor of Galway City Cllr. Declan McDonnell launched Galway City Council’s Christmas Park and Ride Campaign encompassing a range of cut price sustainable travel… Read more »

Claregalway Market a Huge Success

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The Galway Family Sunday Market opened a few weeks ago in Claregalway Corporate Park and has attracted huge crowds since. The Market was launched as a fun family day out and has already become a weekly event for families in the area. The Market runs every Sunday in Claregalway Corporate Park from 10am to 5pm…. Read more »

R.I.P. Canon Noel Mullin, Parish Priest of Claregalway

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There was deep and profound sadness in the Claregalway area as the news spread on Friday morning of the untimely passing of Claregalway Parish Priest, Very Reverend Noel Canon Mullin. A simple man he was Fr Noel to everyone. Having replaced the long serving parish priest the late Canon Gerard Callanan, there was much apprehension… Read more »

Claregalway Hotel scoops Gold Medal Award

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At a ceremony in the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin last month, Paul Gill, Managing Director of The Claregalway Hotel proudly accepted the prestigious Hotel and Catering Review Gold Medal Award for his wonderful west of Ireland establishment! Listed amongst the finest hotels in the land, The Claregalway Hotel stood out from the crowd and was… Read more »

Floods Met With Floods Of Community Spirit

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As I watched the turnout of people that landed up to the sand pile at Claregalway church, I had to stop several times in amazement at the type of people who were turning up to do their bit to help those who were in serious flood trouble. The local farming community were there in big numbers… Read more »

Flooding in Claregalway village, 22nd of November 2009

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We posted some images yesterday of the floods in Claregalway and surrounding areas. We now have some more photos from around the area, taken today the 22nd of November 2009. The water has risen considerably in the last number of days, and some estates have been evacuated. For up-to-date information on the floods in Claregalway,… Read more »