Claregalway Parents’ Association

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Claregalway Parents Association AGM was held in the School Hall on the 26th September 1996. There was an attendance of approximately 30 people. I would like to thank the Association’s outgoing Chairperson Carol Steven, Secretary Liz Clarke and the Committee for their tremendous work throughout the year. The following members were elected for the coming… Read more »

Compántas Lir Drama Group October 1996 News

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Looking back on 1996, it’s hard to believe that it’s just a few short months since we finished our production of Moll by John B. Keane. And what a success it was! In just three weeks during March, the group played to an audience of over 2,000 people on the Festival Circuit across three provinces,… Read more »

“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 »