Nuacht Chláir April 2004

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Comhdhail Na Múinteoirí le Gaeltacha Connaught Championships 2004 The Connaught Championships in Irish Dancing took place in the T.F. Royal Theatre, Castlebar, Co. Mayo on the weekend of Friday 19th, Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st of March. With Ms. Gabrielle Lynam, Ms. Louise McKinney, Ms. Maura Martin and Mr. Ursula Purcell adjudicating. Our own parish… Read more »

Nuacht Chláir March 2004

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Compántas Lir Compántas Lir back on the road with an adventurous play about a play Compántas Lir mark 21 years on the road this year with their production of the classic comedy Play On by Rick Abbott which opens the Claregalway Drama Festival on Friday. This is the 20th three-act play from the award winning group… Read more »

Nuacht Chláir January/February 2004

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Claregalway N.S. Rang 5 from Claregalway N.S. presented their science project on The Salmon (An Bradán) at the Science and Technology Festival in Galway before Christmas. Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture and Food, Noel Dempsey, visited the stand with representatives of AVE Medtronic (sponsors), including former Galway hurler Sean Silke (next to… Read more »

Nuacht Chláir December 2003

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Claregalway Bypass Deputy Noel Grealish is to bring a deputation to meet with Minister for Transport Seamus Brennan and Michael Tobin of the National Roads Authority to discuss the provision of a by-pass at Claregalway. Following a meeting with Minister Brennan, Deputy Noel Grealish has secured an agreement to meet with a delegation in January…. Read more »

Nuacht Chláir November 2003

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Claregalway Hotel The ever expanding village of Claregalway is to have its own hotel and leisure centre within the next 6 months when the €7 million development will open its doors to the public. Already bookings are being taken for the new Claregalway Hotel which is a 48 bedroom facility with conference centre, while it… Read more »

Nuacht Chláir October 2003

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Autumn Theatre from Compántas Lir YOU know the year is reaching its twilight when Compántas Lir, the Claregalway-Carnmore drama group stage their annual offering of twin plays at Carnmore. This year the format has changed somewhat with the group staging their Autumn Theatre over three nights on October 15, 16 and 17 with the fare… Read more »

Nuacht Chláir July/August 2003

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Claregalway/Lackagh U-13 Boys Community Games Success On Saturday 30th June, we played Athenry in the quarter finals of the county community games. The team had five of last year’s All-Ireland winners: Ronan Badger, Michael Brennan, Paul Fox, Stephen Nally and Donie Burke, who is this year’s captain. The remainder of the panel of twenty players… Read more »

Nuacht Chláir June 2003

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Local Man, Jim Cuddy, Our New Local Councillor Jim Cuddy has been nominated for the PD replacement of Noel Grealish who is retiring from the County Council due to new legislation which means TD’s and Senators have to retire from their local council. Former garda Jim Cuddy, having served 35 years in the Gardai, is… Read more »

Nuacht Chláir May 2003

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Litter Shame When people think of home, they think of comfort, shelter, food and maybe family. However for animals, and this case cows, they don’t need as much as us. All cows need is a fresh patch of grass. Sixth class from Claregalway N.S. has recently noticed that a small field beside Nico’s take-away is… Read more »

Nuacht Chláir April 2003

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Horkan’s Garden & Lifestyle Centre George and Mary Glynn, Lydican, would like to take this opportunity to thank Bosco McDermot and his staff for their hard work and assistance to the people of Carnmore, Claregalway and surrounding areas over the past 10 years and to wish them well in the future. We would like to… Read more »

Nuacht Chláir March 2003

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Compántas Lir on Road Again with Sparkling Farce SPRING would not be complete without a new production from Compantas Lir, the Carnmore-Claregalway drama group. celebrating their 20th year, the group have already begun touring with the hilarious John Chapman farce Dry Rot which will open the Claregalway Drama festival on March 14 and will be… Read more »

Nuacht Chláir January/February 2003

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Claregalway Leisure Centre AGM Tuesday  4th March Committees – “What is a committee? A group of the unwilling, picked from the unfit, to do the unnecessary” -Richard Harkness NY Herald Tribune 15th June 1960 Are you unnecessary? The Claregalway Leisure Centre is run on a voluntary basis by the community for the community, and if… Read more »