Fusion: Family Recipes from CET (Claregalway Educate Together)

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The idea for Fusion was born following one of our annual International Evenings held within the school. Traditional and favourite dishes from parents, children and teachers are cooked at home and sampled at our pop-up restaurant in a school classroom. During the evening recipes are shared and our love of food is evident in our… Read more »

Gort to Tuam motorway opens Wednesday 27th September 2017.

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The long-awaited Gort to Tuam M17/M18 motorway will be officially opened today (Wednesday) by Transport Minister Shane Ross. The various agencies involved aim to begin opening the motorway to the public between 3pm and 4pm, although it may take slightly longer if heavy rain persists, as is forecast. The ‘rolling’ opening to the public will… Read more »

Claregalway secondary school given status as Ambassador School

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By Mark Walsh, Tuam Herald. COLÁISTE Bhaile Chláir was recently honoured for its efforts in promoting a mental health awareness at a ceremony for the annual Cycle Against Suicide Ambassador School Awards. Link teacher Shirley Hanley travelled to Dublin to the Royal Hospital in Kilmainham on Tuesday September 12, along with students Mark Slevin, Vanessa… Read more »

West’s airports say motorway opens greater opportunities for tourism and investment

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By Siobhán Holliman, Tuam Herald. THE West of Ireland’s international airports say the opening of the M17-M18 motorway will be a huge benefit to increasing passenger numbers and will make the region more attractive for tourists and potential employers. The new route will provide a significant boost for both airports, cutting the journey time from… Read more »

Tiny Dancer – Childhood Cancer Awareness.

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  Lily-Mae & Evan’s school, Claregalway Educate Together held a super event for Childhood Cancer Awareness last Friday. The whole school made a ‘human gold ribbon ‘ & one of the teachers took this picture with a drone! All the students & staff did there best to source yellow or gold clothing, we made gold… Read more »

Fr. John O’Gorman – new Parish Priest for Lackagh.

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  Fr John O’Gorman (PP Menlough 2007 – 2017)   Fr. John O’Gorman  Last weekend Fr.John O’Gorman took up his new ministry as parish priest of Lackagh. Fr.John has served the people in the parish of Menlough and Skehana for the previous ten years. A native of Tuam, Fr. O’Gorman was ordained in 1980 and… Read more »

Cooking Together with the Young and Older

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Below is an extract from Fusion – a Family Recipe Cookery Book compiled by Claregalway Educate Together National School (C.E.T.N.S.). The book contains lots of lovely recipes and memories of days gone by.   As part of an inter-generational community project, a group of children, parents and teacher, Niamh Mannion, visited the Claregalway & District… Read more »

Draw the Line by thereluctantemigrant Denise Hession

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New post on thereluctantemigrant It can be difficult to differentiate between summer holidays and real life when you live in Doha, Qatar and come to Ireland for the summer. What happens is you compact a full year’s life into a 9- week period. Anniversary parties, Christenings, Engagement, Weddings even funerals are all planned around the summer… Read more »

Exciting times at Claregalway and District Day Care Centre

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The Claregalway & District Day Care Centre (CDDCC) is located in the middle of Claregalway village and welcomes up to 15 older people into the centre each day to avail of socialisation by way of meeting people in similar situations to their own to chat, play cards, do arts and crafts, physical and mental exercises,… Read more »