Gardening with Bosco—August 1997

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The garden can be a very enjoyable place at this time of the year; sometimes rewarding, sometimes frustrating, but never dull. There is still lots to be done, so if you are planning on holidays – don’t forget your plants, indoors or outdoors. People go on holidays and get somebody to mind the house, feed… Read more »

SMA Family Day June 1997

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The SMA held their second Family Day on the 1st June. The weather was beautiful and it was a delight to see everyone having such a good time. The children had a great time—the animation on their faces said it all. It was superbly organised with a variety of stalls offering brillant bargains, wheel of… Read more »

Claregalway Scouts June 1997 Updates

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Croagh Patrick On the 11th May a large group of Claregalway Scouts assembled at Claregalway National School at 7am. We were all prepared for the bus journey to Croagh Patrick to complete a task which we had set ourselves over a year ago. As usual, everyone full of enthusiasm for the trial ahead! We arrived… Read more »

Clare River Harriers Road Race 1997

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On May 25th 1997 the 10th Annual Clare River Harriers road race took place.We would like to thank all the competitors who took part and would also like to thank our main Sponsor, Royal Rock Ltd. Constrtuction Company, Kilterrin Park Galway and all other sponsors and helpers. The results of the 10K Road race were… Read more »

Cathair Ghamhain or Summerfield or Cathair Ghabhainn?

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‘Carved or hewn in stone’—as were the Ten commandments—is an expression that has come to mean permanence or durability. The placing of name stones at the head of a village bohereen (bóithrin)—in ancient Ireland a bye-road or laneway wide enough to accommodate two cows (Bó) with their calves and yearlings—has given rise to some discussion… Read more »

Thank You from Claregalway Agricultural Show

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Claregalway Agricultural Show organisers wish to thank most sincerely all those who supported them by buying tickets and attending their 1997 Queen dance. The dance was held in Kynes Central Tavern, Loughgeorge on Saturday, 31st May. There was a large attendance at the dance and music was provided by Harvest Moon. Ms. Surney Dempsey, Cregboy,… Read more »

Official Opening of Western Ironcraft in Claregalway

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Minister for Arts Culture and the Gaeltacht, Michael D. Higgins officially opened the new showrooms of Western Ironcraft Ltd. Claregalway recently. The Company, established by Malachy Flaherty, manufactures a wide range of high quality hand-crafted products, including lamps, gates, railings, balconies, signs, chandeliers, beds and curtain poles. The Company is particularly renowned for its expertise… Read more »

Claregalway Badminton Club June 1997 Updates

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Junior Badminton Congratulations to our U15 team who were successful in the Community Games County Finals on Saturday, 31st May. They progress to the Connacht Finals on Saturday 26th July, which will be held in County Mayo this year. Rising Stars Tournament Congratulations and thank you to everyone who took part and is still taking… Read more »

June 1997 Special News

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Congratulations to Theresa Fox and Seamus Cummins on the occasion of their marriage, which took place on Friday 6th June. Very best wishes to Margaret and Joe Murphy and their family, Cahergowan, who are leaving the Parish shortly and moving into Galway City. Welcome home to Cliona Hartigan, Lakeview, who has just returned from Strasbourg,… Read more »

Carnmore Hurling Club June 1997 News

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The month of May has been a busy month on the hurling field, Senior; Junior A; Junior C and the U14 have had championship and league competitions. The Senior Team after a major hiccup in the championship (i.e their defeat by Sarsfields)got back on track very quickly. The determination and unity of purpose has returned… Read more »

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 »