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 »

Claregalway Badminton Club March 1998 Updates

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Congratulations to our Senior Div. III Team who have reached the Semi-Finals of the League. Both games will be played in Loughrea Temperance Hall on Wednesday 11th March at 8pm. Claregalway meet Cortoon in their match. Everyone is welcome to come along to support the team and see some good badminton. Team Members: Paul Casserly &… Read more »

March 1998 Special News

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Congratulations to Kevin and Helen McGourty, Carnmore Cross on the arrival of their baby son Conor Thomas. Best Wishes also to Gus and Mary McCarthy, Lydican on the birth of their baby daughter, Ellen Bridget in February. Congratulations to Seán and Phil Noone, Lydican Hill, on the birth of their baby daughter Alice May. Welcome… Read more »

Gardening with Bosco—March 1998

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March is the month when soil temperatures climb back up and with it growth begins in earnest. The old saying that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb is very true. The end of February and early March has been in marked contrast to the fine mild weather we had… Read more »

Claregalway Drama Festival March 1998

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Claregalway Drama Festival which has been held annually since 1982 is currently finalising preparations for the 1998 festival which runs from Sunday, the 8th March to Friday, the 20th March. As always, a full program of entertaining plays has been arranged. A new feature this year which should prove extremely popular with the children of… Read more »

Gardening with Bosco—February 1998

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A new year is upon us and with it, come all our dreams, resolutions and aspirations for the months ahead. Some of us will include our garden in these aspirations, other’s won’t, but whither or which there will be joy for everybody at some stage, from their garden. We should not look upon the garden… Read more »

Claregalway Leisure Centre February 1998 Updates

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A Committee meeting was held in the Centre on Wednesday, 28th January. At this meeting a vote of sympathy was passed on the death of the young daughter of Martin Joe Carroll, who was tragically killed in an horrific road accident recently. Martin Joe is an employee at the Leisure Centre. The Annual General Meeting… Read more »

Claregalway Badminton Club February 1998 Updates

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Division III League Our Division III Team had an important win over the Galway Lawn Tennis Club in a very exciting home game last week. This was the first game in the second round of the Competition. Well done and Good Luck in the next game against Oranmore on 3rd February. County Championships—Doubles (Senior) Division… Read more »