GIY (Grow It Yourself) April 2016

Posted by Michael Kelly, GIY Ireland & filed under Features.

When you have been growing your own food for a few years, it’s easy to forget what it felt like when you started out first. I am talking about that sweaty, daunted, vaguely frightened feeling—afraid to start, afraid to make a mistake, afraid to look foolish if it goes wrong. I am reminded of something… Read more »

Carnmore GAA Club March 2016 Updates

Posted by Carnmore GAA & filed under Sport.

Seniors Undone Late By Kiltormer SHL RD1 Carnmore 0–11 Kiltormer 2–11 Carnmore kicked off their 2016 campaign with a Senior League game at home to Kiltormer on Sunday last. After weeks of cold, wet and windy weather the dry and fine morning was very welcoming to both sides. This was the first chance for Ronnie Walsh and his management… Read more »

Proclamation Day at Bawnmore NS

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Staff and children of Bawnmore National School, Claregalway, Co Galway held a Proclamation Day Commemoration Event today, March 15th 2016, in the school. It was with great pride that we welcomed our special guests Sargent John Ainsworth, Veteran Liam Ainsworth and Veteran Martin Fahy, Maura Flaherty, Peter Feeney, all with relations or ties to the… Read more »

Cólaiste Bhaile Chláir 1916 Centenary Celebration

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~Remember~Reflect~Reimagine~ Coláiste Bhaile Chláir is proud to announce its celebratory centenary event in partnership with Beo Digital Schools’ Archive Project, NUI Galway and Claregalway Historical & Cultural Society. The BEO Project represents a golden opportunity for the school to become a major catalyst in the collecting, digitizing and online storage of rare material associated with… Read more »

Irish Camping & Caravan Club Corrib Branch Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Posted by Irish Camping & Caravan Club & filed under News.

Clarinbridge in conjunction with the 25th Anniversary Celebrations of the Corrib Branch welcomes the Irish Camping & Caravan Club May Bank Holiday Weekend. The Irish Camping & Caravan Club (ICCC) is a 32 County National Club with 5 geographical branches nationwide whom caters for motorhomes, caravans and tents alike. We are a non-profit organisation which… Read more »

‘Peace Proms’ at Bawnmore NS

Posted by Bawnmore National School & filed under News.

by Ciara McGagh, 5th Class Bawnmore NS, Claregalway Our school took part in a musical education programme called the Peace Proms. On Tuesday 1st of December 2015, we attended the Peace Proms Workshop where we met our conductor Greg Beardsell. Then on the 30th of January 2016 we went to the Kingfisher Hall in Galway where we… Read more »

Carnmore Residents Need Regular Daily Bus Service

Posted by Fidelma Healy Eames & filed under News.

Independent Senator and Galway West/South Mayo General Election candidate Dr Fidelma Healy Eames is calling for an extension of the bus service connecting Carnmore to Galway City. “Our public transport links are almost non-existent. Carnmore is only a few miles from the city and yet there isn’t even a regular multi-trip service to and from Carnmore Cross.”… Read more »

Plans to Replace Commercial Development in Claregalway

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Permission is being sought from the County Council for the construction of a new mixed-use development in the heart of Claregalway village. John Coyle of Cahergowan is seeking planning permission to build a mixed-use commercial complex at Summerfield, replacing the existing commercial buildings. The development would involve the construction of a new entrance from the… Read more »

Nollaig Shona ó Choláiste Bhaile Chláir

Posted by Coláiste Bhaile Chláir & filed under Features.

Well done to first year students Dylan Whelan and Jennifer Hughes winners of the first year race. 36 boys from Coláiste Bhaile Chláir competed in the St Marys invitational cross country event held on Wednesday the 16th of December. Our minor boys came first in a very competitive race against students from ten different schools…. Read more »

Coláiste Bhaile Chláir November 2015 News

Posted by Coláiste Bhaile Chláir & filed under Features.

Éacht déanta ag daltaí Coláiste Bhaile Chláir i gComórtas Beo ag Oireachtas na Gaeilge 2015 le Neasa Ní Chonghaile, Coláiste Bhaile Chláir Mar chuid d’Oireachtas na Gaeilge 2015, d’eagraigh Beo Ireland comórtas Amhráin Nuachumtha Ghaeilge do dhaoine óga arna eagrú ag Foras na Gaeilge. Comórtas amhráin nuachumtha do dhéagóirí idir 12–18. Chun páirt a ghlacadh,… Read more »

Claregalway GAA Club November 2015 Update

Posted by Claregalway GAA Club & filed under Sport.

Pictured are Shane Moylan, Cormac Evans, Gerry O Sullivan, Paul Concannon and Hector Ó hEochagáin with cheque for €2,829.90 from their recently held Quiz. It was a fabulous event and very well run, in the Claregalway Hotel aid of the Knockdoemore Park Development. The new pitch (no 3) has been seeded and the grass is… Read more »