Claregalway Sports Camp July 1998

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The Summer Camp took place this year in July. A funpacked week of activities that ranged from Sports to Drama, Art & Craft to the memorable water games, was enjoyed by all. Children from the entire area are welcome for the camp with over 100 children taking part this year. The Camp has been run… Read more »

Claregalway Leisure Centre September 1998 News

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Golf AM/AM A Golf am/am was held in Tuam Gold Club on August 29th to raise funds for the Leisure Centre. This proved to be a highly successful venture, and was thoroughly enjoyed by all who participated, most especially by those who were lucky enough to win one of the many prizes. In all, there… Read more »

Claregalway GAA Club September 1998 Updates

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All-Ireland Football Final Galway V Kildare Thirty seven juveniles with some parents travelled by bus to Croke Park and from the Nally Stand saw Galway qualify for the All-Ireland final with a great win over Derry. The trip was organised by the Juvenile Football Committee. So, Galway followers are now on the run-up to the… Read more »

Claregalway Badminton Club September 1998 Updates

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Community Games Congratulations to our U15 Team who won silver medals in the All-Ireland Community Games Finals, held in Mosney Holiday Centre during the last weekend in August. Claregalway, representing Connacht, beat Munster in the semi-final, and were defeated by the team from Leinster in the Final by the narrow margin of 3–2. Team members:… Read more »

Carnmore Hurling Club September 1998 Updates

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The Senior team have once again reached he Quarter Final of the 1998 Senior Championship. They have beaten Ballindeereen, Ardrahan and drew with Abbey-Duniry to reach this vital stage of the Championship. Preparation for this very important contest against Kilconieron is well underway with training every Tuesday and Thursday evening. Training is very tough and… Read more »

August 1998 Special News

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Belated birthday greeting to Patrick Farrell, Cregboy, who celebrated his 10th birthday last month. Congratulations to Catherine and Martin Giles, Cregboy who got married recently. Congrats also to Ailish and Joe Dolan, Cregboy, on the birth of their baby boy. Congratulations to Diane and Michael Burke, Cregboy, on the birth of their son Michael. Congrats… Read more »

Gardening with Bosco—August 1998

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As I write this article, I am looking back on last year’s and the first paragraph is a warning not to forget to water your tubs and hanging baskets or to get a neighbour to look after them, if going on holidays. Listening to the wind and rain outside today, I think I will leave… Read more »

Claregalway Cubs Win Gold in Eskervision

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A group of Cubs from Claregalway took the Gold medallion with 37 out of a possible 40 points at a recent District Cub camp. The camp was hosted by the Craughwell Cubs and was held at the beautiful grounds of Esker Retreat House. In all, twelve Cubs from Claregalway set off on Saturday June 6th… Read more »

Claregalway Agricultural Show 1998—8th Annual Show

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From the beginning of the year, the Claregalway Agricultural Show Committee have been busy making preparations and plans for their forthcoming Agricultural Show, which is held annually in Duffys Claregalway Equestrian Centre, Rockwood, Claregalway. One of the main events—the selection of the Show Queen—has already taken place. The title for 1998 goes to Fidelma Roche,… Read more »

Good Luck to John Forde

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Our Best Wishes are extended to local Badminton Star John Forde who is heading for Belgium on Saturday 17th July. He has been selected to participate in an International Coaching School where he will join with the best in Europe for specialised coaching and competition at an extremely intensive level. John is one of the… Read more »

Carnmore Hurling Club June 1998 Updates

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U12 Pride of place this month must go to the Under 12 panel and manager Paraic Hession for getting to the U12 City League Final. Three great wins on the trot over Ballinderrin in Ballinderrin, against Oranmore in Maree, and finally against Annaghdown in Carnmore secured the final spot with Rahoon/Newcastle. Very seldom a Carnmore… Read more »

June 1998 Special News

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Best wishes to the following parents on the birth of their new babies recently: Patrick and Maura Feeney, Carnmore—a baby daughter Niamh Rita John and Colette Fox, Lydican—a baby son Aidan Thomas Michael and Charlotte Farrell, Ruanmore—a baby girl Aoibheann Michelle Gerard and Maura O’Reilly, Loughgeorge—a baby boy David Francis Congratulations to Nicola Murphy, Gortadubha… Read more »