Claregalway Basketball Club Season Round-Up 2015

Posted by Hannah Coen & filed under Sport.

Claregalway Basketball Club’s season began back in September and has now finished since April. The year was very busy across all the age groups. Thanks to everyone—committee members, coaches, assistant coaches, team managers and parents—who assisted with the running of the club during the year. Your support is invaluable and greatly appreciated. Thanks to all those… Read more »

The Dead Docks

Posted by Edward Coppinger & filed under Features.

Dark is the night and the moon asleep In an empty dock it’s a lonely beat, Eerily quiet the abandoned quay With an icy wind that has no lee. The cranes are silent all ships long gone, No one seeing passengers off or on, No more boat trains with passengers full, No famous liners with… Read more »

Bawnmore NS Visits Claregalway Castle

Posted by Bawnmore National School & filed under Features.

On Tuesday the 21st of April, 3rd and 4th class went to Claregalway Castle. Our tour guides Chris and Mike brought us around the castle and told us a lot of facts about the castle. They told us the Burkes built the castle in the 1400’s, they also owned it. It took them thirty years to… Read more »

Coláiste Bhaile Chláir April 2015 News

Posted by Coláiste Bhaile Chláir & filed under Features.

The Parents Association of Coláiste Bhaile Chláir have organised A Night at the Dogs on Saturday May 9th in Galway Greyhound Stadium. It is hoped to raise funds for additional sporting facilities to accompany the new school building and for additional equipment to use as part of the schools STEM programme. Tickets are €10 per adult…. Read more »

Féile Naomh Pádhraic Baile Chláir 2015

Posted by Fiona Dempsey & filed under Features.

After years of ‘we should do something’; ‘Claregalway should have its own’; ‘it’d be only right to do it ourselves’—it was eventually done. A hard working and dedicated committee of Claregalwegians finally took the initiative and organised a festival to celebrate St Patrick’s Day in our village. Many challenges had to be overcome and obstacles… Read more »

Enjoy Chocolate and Lose Weight This Easter

Posted by Slimming World Renmore & filed under Features.

Most people who want to lose weight think they have to avoid chocolate temptations but slimmers at the Claregalway and Renmore Slimming World group know there is no need to turn the Easter bunny away. In fact, Slimming World Consultant Mary Hughes, says members are encouraged to enjoy a little of what they fancy as… Read more »

The Farbrega

Posted by Edward Coppinger & filed under Features.

Who is the man in the corn we’d ask, Why is he so forlorn sad and alone, Then granddad used to take us to task Saying, “because the seeds are all sown”. His task is to scare the crows away Who steal the newly sown seed, And works so hard all hours of the day… Read more »