Lackagh Parish newsletter May 2018

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Next Friday is the First Friday of the month and Fr. John will visit the sick and housebound at the usual times. If you would like him to call to someone please let him know. Tridium of Masses: Thank you – to all who were part of our Tridium of Mass and 24 hour Adoration…. Read more »

Cregmore School news

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Cregmore Primary School Basketball Blitz On Tuesday, 15th May, the Cregmore Primary School Girls’ Basketball Blitz took place in Cregmore National School. The tournament is in its 10th year and has gone from strength to strength since it was first established in 2008.This is the only competitive blitz of its kind in the area and it… Read more »

Exciting Book Launch of It’s Our Cookbook 2018- Recipes from Cregmore National School.

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Exciting Book Launch of It’s Our Cookbook 2018- Recipes from Cregmore National School. On Thursday the 17th of May, the school community of Scoil Pádraig Naofa welcomed Fr Des Walsh to launch their impressive school cookbook. Creating this cookbook provided these pupils with the exciting opportunity to collaborate with one another and to design a… Read more »

Claregalway Football notes…

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          Claregalway/Carnmore G.A.A. Weekly Lotto Jackpot €3,000. Draw Results for 14th May. No jackpot winner. Match three winners were Kate Hynes Carnmore, Paul Lonergan Waterdale Richard Donovan Lydicanwood, Padraic Forde Lackagh, Joe Duggan Claregalway Draw numbers were 8   9   13   20. Weekly Sellers Prize: James Heneghan €2.00 per panel or 3… Read more »

New Date for Claregalway Agricultural Show

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Throwing caution to the wind, Claregalway Agricultural Show committee have abandoned their traditional August date for a brand new show day, Sunday 10th June.  It will take place in Duffy’s Equestrian Centre, Rockwood, Claregalway. The launch of the 28th Show schedule took place in the Arches Hotel, Claregalway on Sunday May 6th. The Show Committee… Read more »

The Beirne’s – Ireland’s Fittest Family – help launch IKA’s Run for a Life

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The Beirne’s – Ireland’s Fittest Family – help launch IKA’s Run for a Life News Reporter 2 May 2018 Pictured from left: Ireland’s Fittest Family, Keith, Jonathan and Dearbháile Beirne and their father Michael with Tara Madigan, age 11, a liver transplant recipient from Castleconnell, Co Limerick and Darragh O’Haire, age 9, a kidney transplant… Read more »

60,000 fans to paint the city ‘Ed

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60,000 fans to paint the city ‘Ed City gets ready for Ed Shheran’s two Pearse Stadium concerts BY MATT CASSIDY Galway Advertiser, Thu, May 10, 2018   Galway will be painted ‘Ed’ this weekend as an expected 60,000 fans flock to the city to see Ed Sheeran perform at Pearse Stadium. Construction crews are this morning… Read more »

FOOD EXPERIENCE AND WHOLE WELLNESS RETREAT

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FOOD EXPERIENCE & WHOLE WELLNESS RETREAT COOKERY CLASSES, OCEAN WALKS, MINDFULNESS MEDITATION AND MOVING & RELAXING IN OUR YOGA STUDIO MAY 13TH – MAY 18TH We believe in being healthy. We want to empower you to make lasting lifestyle changes, leading to a healthier and happier life. Join us for this unique and simple health… Read more »

HOW I MET HENRY LUPTON – By Gavan Hennigan

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HOW I MET HENRY LUPTON May 6, 2018 This is a picture of Henry and me on a tea break in his house during one of the many days we spent working on my boat, ‘Doireann’. His walls are covered in pictures of sailing trips he took with his wife Marina. His basement is an… Read more »

Grow Your Own Vegetables with Klaus Laitenberger

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Dear Fellow Gardeners, The next step on our Global Agricultural Focus Tour was Canada – British Columbia. I was very impressed with agriculture in British Columbia. Unlike the rest of the country, it’s mainly small scale producers with lots of artisan producers of beer and wine. The area we stayed in is Kelowna (Okanagan valley)… Read more »

 Compántas Lir – All-Ireland review..

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Summary of Adjudicators Comments for ‘The Glass Menagerie’ by Tennessee Williams presented by Compántas Lir The adjudicator, Anna Walker ADA, said that she adjudicated at a confined All-Ireland, and saw an amazing version of the play Proof, which was presented by Compántas Lir, so she said it was lovely for her to begin her adjudication with… Read more »