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 »

Claregalway GAA Club June 1998 Updates

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U21s and Minors were presented with their West Board championship and league winning medals by special guest Gerry Burke of Corofin before a packed attendance at Grealishís, Carnmore, on Saturday May 23rd last. We convey best wishes to our minor and U16 players who are sitting their Leaving Cert. and Junior Cert. exams. Training for… Read more »

Gardening with Bosco—June 1998

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Midway through the year, in what should be our best month weather wise, I can hear the rain pelting off the windows as I write this. Whatever fine days come our way, we should make the most of them in the garden. The following is a checklist for your garden in the month of June…. Read more »

What is a Senior Citizen?

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A Senior Citizen is one who was here before the pill, television, frozen foods, credit cards and ball point pens. For us time sharing meant togetherness, not computers. And a chip meant a piece of wood. Hardware meant hard wear, and software was not even a word. Teenagers never wore slacks or jeans, we were… Read more »

Claregalway Festival of Drama June 1998 News

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The AGM of 1998 Drama Festival Committee was held recently following a very successful programme of plays. As usual a number of Groups competed in the All Ireland Finals in Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford for the confined competition and in Athlone for the Open competition. Two groups who contended in the Confined competition—Ennis players Equus by Paul… Read more »

Claregalway Apostolic Society May 1998 Updates

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Apostolic Work was founded in this country in 1923 for the purpose of helping the Missions by prayer and by material assistance. Up to 1962 efforts were concentrated mainly on keeping up Church supplies and vestments because that was the kind of help missionaries needed most during that period. During the sixties, however, the emphasis… Read more »

Claregalway Basketball Club May 1998 Updates

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Basketball Marathon On Sunday, the 19th of April a 12 hour Basketball Marathon took place in aid of Claregalway Community Centre. Each member of the Club was issued with a sponsorship card in advance, and quite a substantial sum was collected, thanks to the generosity of the community. The marathon was a great success and… Read more »

Cumann Luthchleas Gael—Baile an Chláir May 1998 Updates

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Comórtas Peile Ghaeltacht na Gaillimhe Cluiche Ceannais na Sóisear Baile Chláir na Gaillimhe 2–9 Micheál Breathnach 1–8 Bhuaigh Baile Chláir na Gaillimhe cluiche ceanais na Soisear in gComórtas Peile Ghaeltacht na Gaillimhe don chéad uair riamh i bPáirc Micheál Breathnach. An Cnoc, san Indreabhán. Sa chéad leath bhí an fhoireann bhaile i gceannas agus níor… Read more »

Carnmore Hurling Club May 1998 News

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The past month has seen the Junior A team progress tremendously well in the ACC City Junior A Hurling League. Their first opponents were Clarenbridge and Carnmore won the game on a result of Carnmore 2–10, Clarenbridge 10 points. Next, they encountered Oranmore/Maree and won that game very convincingly. The match was played in Carnmore… Read more »