Claregalway Historical & Cultural Society Book Launch

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At long last, we have finally compiled a book on the parish history of Claregalway. It is a substantial book, which includes over 100 photographs. It covers about 750 years of history and culture, beginning around the year 1250 with the foundation of the Franciscan Friary. It has chapters on agriculture, the Clare River, the… Read more »

September 1999 Special News

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Welcome to Barbara, Owen and their three sons to Cregboy, Claregalway. Congratulations to Caroline Roche, Knockdoemore and Gerry Cummins, Bawnmore, on their recent engagement. 21st birthday greetings to Barry Donovan, Cahergowan on 10th September. Hope you have a wonderful celebration, Barry. Deepest sympathy to the Kenny Family, Carnmore on the sudden death of Paul, and… Read more »

Development Plan for Claregalway Village—1999

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The above meeting was held in Claregalway Leisure Centre on Tuesday, 29th June 1999, attended by Mr. Eddie Power, Mr. Gus McCarthy and Mr. Enda Howley all representing the Planning Department of Galway County Council. Mr. Hugh Brady and Ms. Helena Gavin represented Brady, Shipman and Martin Planning Consultants employed by Galway County Council to… Read more »

Hughes Supermarket Online

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Best of luck to Hughes Supermarket, Claregalway, the first of its kind in Ireland to go online. Merit Solutions—a software company specialising in retail systems solutions is testing its online supermarket system through Hughes where customers can purchase from a range of products including supermarket groceries, toys, DIY or hardware by clicking on the internet…. Read more »

St. Joseph’s Young Priests Society August 1999 News

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At a meeting of the Diocesan Committee of St. Joseph’s Young Priests Society some months ago, a discussion was held concerning the Millennium celebrations for the society and as part of these celebrations the Diocesan Committee organised a trip to Ballintubber Abbey, the Celtic Furrow and Foxford Woollen Mills. The trip took place on Saturday,… Read more »

Claregalway Agricultural Show 1999

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Preparations and plans are well underway by Claregalway Agricultural Show Committee for their forthcoming Agricultural show. The Show Queen has already been selected and the title for 1999 goes to Deirdre Conneely from Carnmore. The committee is delighted to have Deirdre as their Show Queen and they hope she enjoys her year. This will be… Read more »

August 1999 Special News

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Congratulations and best wishes to Karen Cormican (Lakeview) and Oliver Hession who got married in St.James Church on the 10th July. Welcome to Rebecca Downes, Cahergowan, new daughter for Margaret and Michael. Welcome also to Anna Michelle Baynes, daughter to Anne and Tony, Rockwood. Congratulations also to Sandra and Michael Moran, Cahergowan on the birth… Read more »

Gardening with Bosco—August 1999

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Sitting down on a fine Midsummer’s evening writing this article, I am gazing out on a group of lavenders; a spectacle of liliac splendour (Lavandula Stoechas), my mind is caught by the noise that breaks the beauty of this. The lavenders with hundreds of spiky scented flowers are home to dozens of bees. They twist… Read more »

Local Resident Named Sportsman of the Year

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Congratulations to Kevin Kenny, Clogher, who was recently nominated Sportsman of the Year in Moneenageisha Community College. Kevin,who has excelled locally on the Badminton and Basketball scene for many years, has continued to do so throughout his years in Secondary School. Anyone who has watched Kevin compete, cannot fail to be impressed by his skill,… Read more »

Claregalway Festival of Drama June 1999 News

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The Claregalway Festival of Drama Committee held their AGM on Thursday night, 27th May. All present were in agreement that it was a very successful with large attendances most nights. The mixture of some new plays along with some of the old reliables running over the nine nights went down very well with the audience…. Read more »

Carnmore Hurling Club June 1999 Updates

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Our new sponsor for this year is Harry’s Cycles and Garden Machinery. We are indebted to them for their very generous sponsorship and look forward to a challenging year knowing that our finances are stable. Thanks to Greaney Glass who has sponsored the Club for so long. It is heartening to see new faces willing… Read more »