Claregalway Agricultural Show Race Night March 1998

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The white flag was raised and they were off. The first of the twelve races took off to a flying start. A great crowd turned up in the Summerfield Bar on Friday, 6th March, to support the Claregalway Agricultural Show Race Night. Malachy Noone gave a fantastic commentary on all the races and his witty… Read more »

Gardening with Bosco—April 1998

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April is the month when winter finally slips its chilly grip and the first real hint of summer is felt. with longer evenings encroaching and rising soil temperatures, growth begins in earnest. The soil will be drying out enough to allow the sowing of seeds. There is usually a period of ideal sowing weather in… Read more »

Are All Parents Aware of Dyslexia?

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Dyslexia is one of the hidden disabilities. It is a specific problem with learning to read, write and spell correctly. It is not caused by a lack of ability, by emotional or physical problems nor is it because a person has not been taught properly. It is thought to be due to differences in the… Read more »

Establishing a Naoínra in Claregalway

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Interest has been expressed in setting up a Naoínra (Playschool through Irish) in Claregalway. Anybody interested in having their child attend (between 3 and 5 years), please contact the following numbers—798183, after 6pm or 798266, between 10:30 am and 12 noon.

Nine Arches April 1998 Update

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Work on the restoration of the Nine Arches is due to commence on the 14th April next. This project will be carried out in conjunction with Claregalway Amenity Group , Geri McManus (Architect), Galway County Council and the local FÁS team. The estimated cost to restore the Nine Arches is estimated at £30,000. Because of the cost… Read more »

Claregalway Community Action Group March 1998 Updates

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Galway County Council have recently been allocated £70,000 by the National Roads Authority for the completion of the Traffic calming measures in Claregalway. The money will be used to complete the work started 2 years ago. The footpaths will be tarmacademed, additional surface water gullies have to be put in various parts of the village… Read more »

Claregalway Festival of Drama March 1998 Update

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Claregalway 17th Annual Festival of Drama continues until the 20th of March. The highlight of the Festival for the young people of the Parish will be the Puppet Show The Emperor & the Nightingale by Hans Christian Andersen on the 13th. This will be performed by Galway Puppet Co. Admission £2.   The plays for… Read more »

Best Wishes to Saw Doctors

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Best wishes to the Saw Doctors who have been chosen by the Guinness Corporation in Connecticut in the United States for a major radio promotion for the Harp lager brand throughout the United States. The song Never Mind the Strangers has been chosen for the promotion. The 60-second radio advertisment will feature a verse and the… Read more »

Claregalway Basketball Club March 1998 Updates

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Last October saw the re-opening of the Claregalway Basketball Club, but this time it had a few differences. This year, a new U16 boys and girls team was added to the club and with the new timber floor, the club was training on one of the best hall surfaces in Galway. The club grew rapidly… Read more »

Carnmore Hurling Club March 1998 Updates

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The year has started with an air of confidence and determination within the club. Training has resumed on Tuesday & Thursday evenings. Based on the number of players attending the training season, competition for places on the team is very high. The Senior team had it’s first game of the year under new team manager… Read more »

Claregalway Leisure Centre March 1998 Updates

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The Annual General Meeting of the Leisure Centre was held on Wednesday 4th March. There was a small attendance, but nevertheless, a satisfactory meeting took place. The out-going Officers were re-elected to their positions, which are as follows: Tony Clarke Chairman, Mary Reidy Secretary, Hubert Newell Treasurer. There was a general feeling of having completed a… Read more »