Senior Choir Trip to Maynooth

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Although we are well and truly into the new year, many of our Choir Members have special memories of Christmas, due to their visit to Maynooth on Sunday 21st–Monday 22nd December. This trip was undertaken in order to participate in Gay Byrne’s Concert of Carols which is a live recording for his Radio Programme on… Read more »

February 1998 Special News

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Welcome to the following Bundles of Joy Aisling Moran, baby daughter of Michael and Margaret, Cloon Laura Boyle, baby daughter of Tom and Marie in Cahergowan Shannon Marie Cullen, baby daughter of Anthony and Joanne, Mullacuttra. Congratulations to Fidelma and Breffni O’Rourke on the birth of their son Bríon, December 23rd. 1997. “A Baby is… Read more »

Gardening with Bosco—December 1997

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This is the time of year when our thoughts turn to the oncoming festivities, Santa Claus, friends and family coming home and getting the house ready for Christmas. We tend to forget about the garden but yet it can still contribute in a large way. You can look back on the year and the enjoyment… Read more »

Claregalway Badminton Club December 1997 Updates

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Junior Badminton  All Ireland Champion—John Forde Congratulations to John Forde who won the Mixed Doubles in the All Ireland U17 Championships in Lisburn recently. John has been selected on the Irish Team to play in the Triangular Tournament in Scotland in January. These are tremendous achievements for any player from the West of Ireland, who… Read more »

St. Joseph’s Young Priests Society December 1997 News

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This is a society of lay people founded by Mrs.Taaffe in 1895. The Society fosters vocations to the priesthood and religious life by prayer and helps financially in the education of students for the priesthood. The Society works through branches. A group of people in a parish form a branch with the approval of the… Read more »

Claregalway Apostolic Society December 1997 Updates

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The Claregalway Branch of the Apostolic Society would like to thank everyone who supported them during the year, and to wish each and everyone a very happy and Holy Christmas and a New Year full of peace and blessings. This year we gave £1,142 to headquarters in Salthill. We gave 5 aran cardigans, 10 adult… Read more »

Carnmore Ladies Club December 1997 Updates

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Carnmore Ladies Club have had a busy season. While continuing with their Art and Craft classes at the Club on Monday nights, they took time out when fifteen of them had an enjoyable night out at a Show in the Town Hall Theatre. Following that, they were busy preparing for the Annual Santa Party and… Read more »

Clare River Harriers December 1997 Update

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Five members of the Clare River Harriers participated in the recent Dublin City Marathon. They were Padraic Forde, Paul Gibbons, Patrick Murphy, Brendan Gavin and Jimmy O’ Toole. It was an enjoyable day by all accounts and congratulations and well done to everyone involved. Congratulations and well done once again to Brendan Gavin who also… Read more »

U21s Capture West Board Championship Title

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Claregalway 3–9 Oughterard 1–9 Two well worked goals in the first half, 2–6 to 0–4 lead at the break and a commanding display in the last 10 minutes sent us on our way to win the West Board U21 B championship final against Oughterard by 3–9 to 1–9 at Moycullen on Sunday last. It was… Read more »

Carnmore Juvenile Hurling Club AGM

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The AGM of the Carnmore Juvenile Hurling Club was held on Wednesday the 3rd December in the Carnmore Community Centre. There was a very good attendance. The Secretary’s report from Declan O’Brien outlined the very active and successful year of 1997. No trophies were won by the under age teams but a big number of… Read more »