Responding to Áras Attracta

Posted by Eamon Walsh of Hope 4 Disability & filed under Features.

The Prime Time special on Áras Attracta, which was aired on Tuesday 9th of December, made for distressing viewing. For those of us with special needs children, it was even more so. It is every parent’s worst nightmare. ‘That could be my Johnny or my Mary.’ It was all too horrific. Surely there must be some… Read more »

First GOAL Mile for Claregalway this St Stephen’s Day 2014

Posted by Ciara Jordan & filed under News.

The community of Claregalway and the surrounding area are being urged to come out and run, jog or walk the popular GOAL Mile this St Stephen’s Day, and raise as much money as possible for GOAL’s programmes for the poor. Claregalway will hold their inaugural GOAL Mile this year at the Claregalway GAA Pitch, in… Read more »

Pride of Place Awards Presentation

Posted by & filed under News.

On behalf of the organising committee I want to thank the people of Claregalway Parish for the huge effort put into to making sure Claregalway put its best foot forward for the judging on the 23rd of July. The judges were obviously impressed with all that Claregalway has to offer. The plan was that they… Read more »

Coláiste Bhaile Chláir December 2014 News

Posted by Coláiste Bhaile Chláir students & filed under Features.

TV3 Chef and Craft Butcher Ambassador by Meg Regan and Chloe Conway Second year Home Economics students at Coláiste Bhaile Chláir enjoyed a visit from celebrated chef and butcher Adrian Martin. Adrian is associated with Craft Butchers of Ireland so he was able to supplement their knowledge of meat by showing them a presentation on the different types and cuts of… Read more »

December and an Electric Car Win for Móna!

Posted by Móna Wise & filed under Features.

Well, it is already December and only a few weeks to go before Christmas is on top of us. The last few months have literally flown right by me and I am just now coming up for air. I graduated last week, with first class honours, from the MA in Journalism at NUI Galway and… Read more »

Womens Health—What You Should Know

Posted by Turloughmore Health Centre & filed under Features.

Here in Turloughmore Health Centre we provide a comprehensive Womens Health service, as do most General Practitioners. We look after the important areas of women’s health including: Cervical screening Breast check Sexual health Contraception and family planning Ante- & post-natal care Fertility issues Menopause Free Smear Testing Turloughmore Health Centre is registered with the National Cervical… Read more »

Claregalway Basketball Club December 2014 Report

Posted by Hannah Coen & filed under Sport.

Claregalway Basketball Club is fully up and running and is going to conclude its first half of the season with a Christmas Fun Day on December 20th in Claregalway Community Centre from 12–4pm. 12–2pm will cater for the U8s–13s and 2–4pm will cater for the U14–18s, with both session mixed. Loads of basketball games, Christmas… Read more »

Cúinne Gaelach—Proverbs

Posted by Tom Monahan & filed under Features.

When I was first invited to contribute something to Nuacht Chláir, I must confess to being somewhat reluctant initially seeing that the paper has been so successful over the years. On re-consideration I thought I might try a Gaelic Corner or Cúinne Gaelach in view of the district’s illustrious past not least in the area… Read more »

GIY (Grow It Yourself) December 2014

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

This year I managed to fill three large hessian sacks with spuds for storage and we’ve been tucking in to them every other day as required. It’s very handy to have them there, waiting patiently in the garage for their moment of destiny in the kitchen. I have to admit however that we’ve lost more… Read more »