Claregalway National School March 1997 Updates

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M.S. Readathon Congratulations to Claregalway National School on taking first place in the All-Ireland MS Readathon, the annual sponsored reading event in aid of the Multiple Sclerosis Society. Seven representatives from the school travelled to Dublin to be presented with a trophy and a book voucher of £500 from well known children’s author Marita Conlon… Read more »

Carnmore National School March 1997 Updates

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At this time of year, Carnmore N.S. is as always a hive of activity. Last week the children completed their paintings for the Claregalway Drama Festival Art Competition. We are introducing an important change this year. We felt that giving prizes to the top three pupils in each class was making it too competitive and… Read more »

Carnmore Hurling Club March 1997 Updates

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“Where were you on February 8th?” I was in the Oranmore Lodge that night, along with 160 other people from the Parish. If you weren’t there, then you missed a great night. It was of course the Carnmore Hurling Club social. Fr Noel and Fr Tommy were there. John McIntyre and Tony Mannion and their… Read more »

The Advantages of Waxing

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Claregalway Skin Care & Aromatherapy Clinic, Kiniska, Claregalway Superfluous hair is very much a personal perception. What is normal to some women, others are frantically trying to rid themselves of. The longest lasting hair removal method is waxing which can be done with either hot wax or cold strips. For convenience, the strips are streets… Read more »

March 1997 Special News

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Congratulations to Jimmy and Barbara O’Dea, Lydican who celebrated their fortieth Wedding Anniversary on the 4th of March. Birthday Greetings to Cyril Duggan of Montiagh who celebrates his birthday on 24th March. A Happy Birthday to Rachel Farrell who also celebrates her birthday on the 24th March.

Literary Corner

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Don’t Quit When things go wrong, as they sometimes will When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill When the funds are low and the debts are high And you want to smile, but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit— rest if you must, but don’t you quit. Life… Read more »

Claregalway GAA Club March 1997 Updates

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In the first AGM to be held in our newly completed function room on Thursday February 12 last, outgoing chairman Mick Higgins reviewed a very active year in which the new dressing rooms and Club centre were completed, the Junior 2’s won two cups and the Intermediate Team was relegated. He paid a special tribute… Read more »

Gardening with Bosco—March 1997

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March is upon us and garden fever is just about to begin. March is the month where temperatures rise, plants begin to bud, the long evenings are arriving and our general enthusiasm to get out and about increases. The end of March is a time for bare root planting of trees and shrubs to come to… Read more »

Claregalway Leisure Centre March 1997 Updates

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The AGM of the Claregalway Leisure Centre was held on March 5th, 1997. The following officers were elected: Chairman Tony Clarke Vice-Chairperson Gerry Moran Secretary Mary Reidy Asst. Secretary Mary Forde Treasurer Hubert Newell Asst. Treasurer Tom Lennon P.R.O. Josette Farrell General Committee Mary Casserly, Mary Duggan, Tom Duggan, Mary Horgan, Tom McKenna, Kevin Duffy,… Read more »

Irish Mass February 1997

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On Sunday, 16th February, a group of people in Claregalway organised a special Mass which was celebrated in the Irish Language in the SMA House. The Mass was celebrated by Fr. Paraic Kelly SMA. Mrs. Kathleen Dunleavy and Mrs.Mary Newell were the Readers. Dawn Glynn read the Responsorial Psalm. The prayers of the faithful were… Read more »

Tea Tree Oil

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Claregalway Skin Care & Aromatherapy Clinic, Kiniska, Claregalway Tea Tree Oil (Melaleuca alternifolia) is the strongest natural antiseptic known to man. This natural antiseptic can be used on a daily basis. Tea Tree Oil is for external use only, although it can be used in the mouth for mouth ulcers, etc. as long as it… Read more »

Claregalway Badminton Club February 1997 Updates

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The Mixed Doubles Junior Championships held on Saturday, 11th January was a very enjoyable tournament. Congratulations to all the children from the club who took part. A special mention here of all the U10 members who played and who show such great promise for the future. Stephen Keane took the title with his partner from… Read more »