Claregalway Amenity Group June 1997 Update

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The Claregalway Amenity Group have plans to erect a monument in memory of the 1847 Famine. We hope to erect the monument in the newly landscaped area beyond school. We invite you, the community, and school-children, to help us inscribe an epitaph on the monument. Please send any ideas, quotations, etc. to Patricia Carton, c/o… Read more »

Cumann Luthchleas Gael—Baile Chláir na Gaillimhe May 1997

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Féile Peil na nÓg (FÉ 14) at Claregalway Six Group 1 games with Milltown, Mervue, Tuam Stars, Claregalway participating, the Shield semi-final Caltra V Lettermore and the ‘A’ semi-final Caherlistrane V Tuam Stars. This was the day’s programme at the Leisure Centre on Sat. May 3rd, followed by the Shield final Caltra V Glenamaddy and… Read more »

Claregalway Badminton Club May 1997 Updates

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Claregalway Junior Badminton Club was well represented on the U14 Interprovincial Team that took part in the Quadrangular Tournament held recently in the Galway Lawn Tennis Club. Congratulations to Ross Forde, Christopher Keane, Peter Moran and Cathy Casserly who all put in fine performances on the day. Caroline Garrett was also selected for the team… Read more »

Claregalway National School May 1997 Updates

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School Hurling League Claregalway 1–7 Kilglass 3–4 Claregalway missed a lot of chances in the first league game of the season. Our best players were Gerard Moran (goalkeeper), Eoin Glynn, Rory Dillom, Joseph Garrett, Trevor Casserly and Con Butler. Team: Gerard Moran, Tomas Noone, Rory Dillon, Eoin Glynn, Paul Loughlin, Sean Foy, Joseph Garrett (0–4), Trevor… Read more »

Gardening with Bosco—May 1997

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As I write this issue, the weather has changed from being very dry and Mediterranean like, to windy and wet. We had such a good spell that some plants thrived and others did not fare so well. Many people will be delighted with the moisture as they had appplied lawn feed and weed mixtures on… Read more »

May 1997 Special News

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Best wishes for a speedy recovery to Adam Keane of Gortatleva. Belated birthday wishes to Mrs.Margaret O’Connell of Cloonbigeen who celebrated her 90th birthday recently. Happy 75th birthday to Julie Forde, Cahergowan. Hope you have a lovely day Julie. Birthday greetings to Sinéad Kirrane, Cregboy, on the 26th May. Belated birthday greetings to Thomas McAndrew,… Read more »

Carnmore Hurling Club May 1997 Updates

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It’s all systems go in the Hurling scene. Teams of almost all grades are training and playing either championship or league games. The winter pounds are being painfully lost at the training sessions under the guidance of John Carroll and John McIntyre. The attendance at training has been excellent. U14 The under 14 team were… Read more »

Claregalway/Lackagh Community Games May 1997 Update

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Cross-Country County Final Congratulations to Gráinne Noonan who finished 5th in the Girls U13 1,200m Cross Country and to Tomas Walsh who won the Boys U12 600m Cross Country on Sunday 20th April. Both have qualified onto the County Team in their event. Claregalway/Lackagh wish both Gráinne and Tomás the Best of Luck in Mosney… Read more »

Claregalway Scouts May 1997 Updates

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade (17th March 1997) Well, as every year, the Scout troop once again participated in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. This year it was a touch different. We met at the Fire Station at 11 o’ clock and organised ourselves. We were led by our younger Beavers who were followed by Cubs… Read more »

Claregalway Community Action Group May 1997 Updates

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A delegation from the Community Action Group attended an Area Meeting of the County Council recently. This Area Meeting was attended by the six local Representatives, Council Engineers and Officials. The delegation made a presentation to the area meeting regarding the unfinished state of Claregalway Village. They stated that despite numerous promises and undertakings the… Read more »

Cumhann Lúthcleas Gael—Baile Chláir na Gaillimhe April 1997

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Comórtas Peile na Gaeltachta Claregalway 2–11 Barna 1–12 Sóisear 1 Na Piarsaigh 1–8 Claregalway 0–8 Sóisear 2 Claregalway 0–9 Lettermore 0–9 (All games at the Leisure Centre) Mionúir Salthill 2–5 Claregalway 0-11 (at The Prairie) In a fast and highly entertaining game we drew with Salthill in the first round of the league at the… Read more »