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 »

Claregalway Branch of the Progressive Democrats

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Item I Bobby Molloy has informed the Claregalway Branch of the Progressive Democrats that he has been making continuous representations to the National Roads Authority to provide funding to enable the completion of the Lydican section of the Claregalway/Oranmore Road (N18). He was hopeful that funding for this will be provided during 1997. Item II… Read more »

Claregalway Scouts February 1997 Updates

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The Beavers The Beavers returned fully refreshed after the summer holidays. Sixteen eight-year old Beavers graduated to Cubs and seventeen new Beavers joined the Club, bringing our present total numbers to twenty five. Our ten week term consisted of games, crafts and outings. Also, during the year, our Little Beavers worked hard to achieve their… Read more »

Historic Ordination in Claregalway

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Fr David Cribbin was ordained on the 4th January. This special event was followed by Fr David’s first Mass on Sunday, the 5th January which was a very moving occasion both for his family and the entire community. The presence of students and lay missionaries from a number of countries brought a truly international flavour to… Read more »

Claregalway Senior Citizens Christmas Party 1996

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The Annual Senior Citizens Party took place in Kynes Central Tavern on Sunday 15th December. The evening started with Mass in the local church at 4pm and it included the Blessing of the sick, with Fr Noel Mullin and Fr Tommy Marrinan giving the blessing. The mass was concelebrated by Fr Tommy Marrinan with Fr… Read more »

Claregalway Badminton Club December 1996 Updates

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Congratulations to all our players who took part in Doubles Co. Championships in G.L.T.C. recently. It was a very successful tournament for our club. Stephen Keane is u10 champion with his partner Damien Hehir from G.L.T.C. Gerard Moran and Niall Farrell reached the semi-final in their event. In the U12 Michael O’Connor and Thomas Walsh… Read more »

Not Carnmore’s Day

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Athenry 2–6 Carnmore 1–6 A big Carnmore support turned up to Athenry on the first Sunday in December to support their local heroes. A bitterly cold breeze and wintery showers plus a very heavy pitch prevented a classic. Carnmore got off to a brilliant start with an early goal but Athenry slowly clawed their way… Read more »

Claregalway National School December 1996 Updates

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Raising money for Rwanda Almost a month ago, our class—6th class, decided we would raise money for the refugee crisis in Rawanda, so on Friday the 15th of November, we had a Fun & Games day. Everybody wore fancy dress—many members of the Carnmore hurling team attended! We had a morning of challenging board games,… Read more »

Try These Tasty Christmas Recipes

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Homemade Mincemeat (makes 2.5 lbs) Ingredients 4oz Apple (coarsely grated) 8oz Currants 4oz each of Raisins, Sultanas and Mixed Peel 2oz Cherries 1 Large Lemon 4oz each of Brown Sugar and Suet or Butter 1 teaspoon Mixed Spice & Grated Nutmeg 4 tbsp of Brandy, Whiskey or Sherry 4ozs chopped almonds. (Use Juice and grated… Read more »

For Your Entertainment!

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What do you do if a Kerryman throws a pin at you? Run like mad; he’s probably got a grenade between his teeth. Why was the Kerryman confused? He couldn’t understand how he had only three brothers while his sister had four. What is the greatest achievement of the Kerry electronics industry? They made the… Read more »

December 1996 Special News

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We wish Canon G. Callinan every happiness in his recent retirement and express gratitude from the people of Claregalway to him for his loyal and dedicated service to the area over the past 27 years. The church and schools of the parish will be a continuous reminder of his achieved ambition to provide the people… Read more »