“The Growing Tree” Montessori School—Days to Remember

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This year our school went to Renville for our school trip and it was one of our most successful outings ever. Renville has everything you could need for a group of enthusiastic Montessori children. The big day arrived and the children armed with buckets, and bouncing with energy set off on their journey to Renville…. Read more »

Claregalway Badminton Club August 1996 Updates

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The members of the Junior Badminton Club have completed a very satisfactory season. We have enjoyed huge success, both locally and nationally, and had lots of fun in the process. We travelled to compete in tournaments throughout the Country, and won open competitions at venues as far afield as Belfast, Donegal, Sligo, Carrick-on-Shannon and Dublin…. Read more »

Gardening with Bosco—August 1996

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Late Summer, fine weather and holidays; we tend to forget about the garden. There is no better way to spend a fine day relaxing, than in the garden watching plants flourish, birds sing and bees buzzing around collecting pollen. At this time of the year, there are many jobs we can do. In Galway, this… Read more »

Claregalway National School August 1996 Updates

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In a high scoring game of swaying fortunes Claregalway NS lost narrowly to Dunmore NS in the play-off for the final of Roinn B 15-a-side. The score was 5–8 to 4–8 and the game was played in Barnaderg. Missing some of their leading players, Claregalway gave a great display with Gary Dillon outstanding at centrefield…. Read more »

Claregalway GAA August 1996 Updates

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After a good win over Caherlistrane in the championships, Claregalway lost the quarter-final to Annaghdown in Cregg on Wednesday July 17th. After being the sharper side in the first half and leading at half-time by 2 points, they were unable to match Annaghdown in the second half. It was a good effort at the ‘A’… Read more »

The Connacht Final

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It was ‘full house’ on the bus to McHale Park as nearly 50 juvenile players travelled to see Mayo and Galway in the final. Bus transport was also arranged for the big games against Sligo and Leitrim in Tuam Stadium.

Peil na nÓg August 1996 Updates

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Coaching sessions and practice matches are held at the Leisure Centre on Sundays, 11am to 12.30pm. Parents and newcomers to the area are welcome to come and join us. A Foundation Coaching Course (8 hrs.) was held at the Leisure Centre in April. These skills courses are for adults who are supervising juvenile players. As… Read more »

Claregalway Agricultural Show 1996

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For the past few months, the Claregalway Agricultural Show Committee have been making preparations and plans for their forthcoming Annual Show. One of the main events, the selection of the Show Queen, has already taken place. The title for 1996 goes to Yvonne Duggan, Lakeview, Claregalway. This will be their sixth show and from all… Read more »

Campaí Samhraidh

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This is the sixth year that the Campaí Samhraidh have been run in the area. As usual, Campaí were held in Lackagh and Carnmore and for the first time ever, in Claregalway. Children came from as far as Mountbellew, Abbeyknockmoy, Galway City and Castlegar as well as the immediate areas of Claregalway, Carnmore, Lackagh and… Read more »

Community Games August 1996 Updates

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Community Games, an independent voluntary organisation operating through the local community provides opportunities for children and young people to experience a wide range of sporting and cultural activities before concentrating on and specialising in those most suitable and attractive to them. Claregalway/Lackagh Community Games were held in Claregalway Leisure Centre on May 26th at 2… Read more »

Claregalway Community Action Group August 1996 Updates

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Claregalway Community Action Group was formed following a Public Meeting of Residents Representatives, Business Community and Parents, held in Claregalway Community Centre on the l4th September, 1994. As you are aware this Meeting was called to address a number of major concerns in relation to safety and appearance of the village. Progress has been slow…. Read more »

New Beginning for Nuacht Chláir

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Nuacht Chláir is reborn! We intend this to be a monthly publication, providing up-to-date information and guidance for the Community. Whilst we hope to have regular features, including Football, Gardening, Beauty, Badminton, Video Review, Riding Centres etc, we would also welcome information about special events, Birthdays, Engagements, Lost & Found, Cookery Tips, Items for Sale… Read more »