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Sunday 8th May marked a major success for Claregalway Division 3 League Team. They represented Connacht at Division 4 Level (Connacht Teams go down a grade at National Level Competition) in the All Ireland League Finals, in the Galway Lawn Tennis Club. Claregalway played brilliantly to defeat Blackrock from Cork, but were overcome by an… Read more »

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May is the month when temperatures rise and the day length increases. The growth rate and workload springs into overdrive. The bare earth of the spring has disappeared and in every corner of the garden plants are shouting for attention feed me, trim me, plant me out, stake me, so start now! May can also… Read more »

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Hello again from JPK. Hopefully we finally have a heat-wave to enjoy this Summer. We can dress you up in summer clothing at JPK Country Boutique and if the sun will allow, we can provide a riot of summer colour to invade our gardens. At JPK Garden Centre we have a great selection of Summer… Read more »

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The AGM of Claregalway Leisure Centre was held on the 7th March. The incoming committee consists of: Carol Steven (Chairperson) Tony Clarke (Vice-Chairperson) Siobhan Lynskey (Secretary) Patricia Carton (Assistant Secretary) Mary Reidy (Treasurer) Hubert Newell (Assistant Treasurer) Mary Casserly (P.R.O.) Committee Members: Mary Forde, Gerry Moran, Maura Harte, Margaret Kearney, Gerry Mooney, Tom Lenihan. The annual… Read more »

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Congratulations to our Division III and Division IV teams for reaching the County League Finals. Our Division III team were successful on the day and go on to contest the Connacht Finals on April 16th. Good luck to all. Team Members: Liam Hyland, Mairead Glynn, Paul Casserly, Fionnuala Glynn, Niall Hartigan, Caroline Mooney, Carmel Joyce. Our… Read more »

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Congratulations to Gerard Reilly, Cloon, for coming 1st in the County Ploughing Championship in Longford and coming 2nd in Athenry. Best wishes to 6th class girls and boys in Carnmore and Claregalway who will be making their Holy Confirmation on the 6th May next. Best of luck to all College students undertaking exams soon. Belated… Read more »

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Good luck to Compántas Lir who got through to the All-Ireland finals in Ballyduff, Waterford, which will be held next week. Congratulations to Compántas Lir on their very successful production of Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy An Ideal Husband, which opens at the Taibhdhearc on April 6th, 7th and 8th. Founded in 1983, Compantás Lir have… Read more »

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April, the clock has gone forward and with the arrival of the long evenings our interest in the garden has been re-awakened. Following our recent spell of fine weather where the ground dried out and soil and air temperatures rose, growth began in earnest. Trees are beginning to break into leaf and soon you will… Read more »

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Recent engagements—congratulations and best wishes to the following who got engaged recently: James Concannon, Summerfield to Breda O’Dea, PallisGreen, Limerick. Assumpta Duggan, Montiagh to Padraig Walsh, Castlebar. Martin Hughes, Hughes Supermarket, surprised and delighted all with news of his engagement to Martina Connolly, Turloughmore. Caroline Murphy, Cregboy to Kenneth Folan, Knocknacarra. Richard Donovan, Cahergowan to… Read more »

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Welcome to the new millennium. We would like to wish you all the best wishes for the new century, and particularly with your garden. We will be able to look back now and tell our children and grandchildren that we planted that in the last century or your granddad built that in the last century—a… Read more »

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The easiest and most effective way to get fit is to get out of the house and walk. The best way to get in shape, and benefit your heart and lungs, is simply to walk—and you don’t have to go overboard, either. Walk for just 15 minutes twice a day, and you could lose up… Read more »

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Two local sporting heroes John Forde (Badminton) and John Paul O’Connell (Minor Hurling) were honoured on Friday 21st January at the 35th Co. Galway Sports Stars award banquet in the Ardilaun House Hotel, Galway. John Forde John Forde received the overall award for Racquet Sports and it is great to see John getting local recognition… Read more »

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