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Rehearsals are at an advanced stage for this year’s production by Compántas Lir which is Poor Beast in the Rain by Irish author Billy Roche, produced by veteran and widely acclaimed producer Mike Hession. Taking part in the play this year making her debut with Compantas is Bernadette Prendergast whose voice is well known on… Read more »

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The Annual General Meeting of the Claregalway Leisure Centre takes place on Wednesday, 3rd March at 8.30pm in the Centre. Over the years, the Centre has established itself as a sporting, recreational, theatrical and meeting place for the people of Claregalway. The Centre is managed by a voluntary Committee and its continued effectiveness depends on… Read more »

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16th February 1920–15th January 1999 Claregalway , Carnmore and surrounding areas were saddened at the death of Canon Gerard Callanan , who died after a short illness. Canon Callanan served the parish of Claregalway and Carnmore for twenty-eight years. He was instrumental in the provision of our lovely Church – the Church of the Assumption… Read more »

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Claregalway Senior Citizens Committee Back L–R: Michael O’Connell, Peggy O’Connell, Ann Murphy, Bríd Davitt, Rose Kavanagh, Josie Concannon, Josephine Noone, Maura Campbell. Front L–R: Agnes Lenihan, Eileen Davin, Tess O’Connell, Carmel Madden, Michael Casserly. Missing from photo is Seamus O’Connell who was unfortunately sick.

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The Juvenile Hurling Club held its Annual General Meeting on Monday night 23rd November 1998. It was well attended and it opened with a minutes silence to the memory of those connected with the Club, who died during the year, especially young Jason O’Donoghue, Martin Walsh, Paddy Somerville and Mattie Greaney and for all those… Read more »

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This is a Society of lay people founded by Mrs. Taaffe (a Galway woman) in 1895. The Society fosters vocations to the priesthood and religious life by prayer and helps financially in the education of students for the priesthood. The Society works through branches. A group of people in a parish form a branch with… Read more »

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The Claregalway Branch of the Apostolic Society would like to thank everyone who supported them during the year, and to wish each and everyone a very happy and Holy Christmas and a New Year full of peace and blessings. This year we gave £1,310 to headquarters in Salthill. We gave 13 sets of vestments, 13… Read more »

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Steeped in history, Claregalway offers a myriad of delights. We find the ruins of the picturesque Franciscan monastery which dates back to 1290. This Friary has withstood time and powerful historical upheavals such as the suppression and the expulsion of the friars by the Cromwellian troops. Close by lie the remains of Claregalway Castle which… Read more »

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Congratulations to Marian and Frank Keane, Mullacuttra on the birth of their baby daughter Laura Marie. Congratulations also to Helen and Owen McArdle, Gortadubha, on their bundle of joy Leane Frances. Congratulations to Tom O’Reilly of Cloon, who achieved a unique record of winning 1st prize in the County Ploughing Championship recently. He achieved similar… Read more »

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Connacht Juvenile Open Championships Congratulations to all our players who took part in this competition which was held in Galway Lawn Tennis Club in November. A special mention to our U11 squad who entered and played so well. Well done to Mary Kelly, who was the winner of the Girls Doubles. All Ireland U17 Championships… Read more »

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