If you’ve a love of singing, GCA would like to hear from you! Galway August 20th 2012- Looking to take up a hobby or meet new people this Autumn? What better way to brighten up the darker evenings and make great friends than through music?
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There will be a 5km Fun Run on the 15th of September in Athenry to raise awareness for the Fight4Life World Record Attempt by Gerry Cronnelly. On the day everyone is welcome to participate in a 5km run or walk, after which there will be a Pig on a spit in the local bar. The… Read more »
As part of Heritage Week a Family History Open Day of huge significance for people wishing to trace their ancestors entitled- ‘Memorial Cards Remembered’– will be held in the Lackagh Parish Hall on this Saturday August 25th from 2pm to 5.30pm. It is organised by the Western Family History Association and admission is free. Memorial… Read more »
Claregalway Agricultural show will be held in Duffys Equestrian Centre in Rockwood, Claregalway on Sunday, August 19th this year. The committee is very lucky to have this excellent venue with all the facilities it provides again this year to host the show. Sincere thanks to the Duffy family who, year in year out, allow the… Read more »
There was a buzz in the place from once the first of the Kearney visitors descended on Lackagh on Friday evening for the first ever Kearney family reunion in Lackagh. Frank Kearney, who had compiled a comprehensive family tree, had taken the gamble on organising a family reunion that cover all descendents of Patrick Kearney… Read more »
What started out two years ago, as in most people’s eyes, a unique opportunity to see the wonderfully-restored Claregalway castle, has turned into one of the must-attend festivals in the west and also into one of the leading horticultultural events in the country. And in ten days, the Galway Garden Festival is back for round… Read more »
The following additions are confirmed for The Garden Party at The Organic Centre on Sunday 15th July from 11am -5pm: We will have small farm animals close up for our young visitors by “Farmyard in your Schoolyard” between 2 and 5pm. Traditional music by local musicians 2-4pm. Selected stalls with flowers, herbs, crafts and tools… Read more »
Speaking at the launch of the first CD of Top Hat Stage School at Treat Cafe in Lackagh, Imelda French said that the tremendous work carried out by these wonderful talented individuals clearly displayed their individual talents collectively. For many years Top Hat Stage School has been the platform for many talented adult performances by… Read more »
Clare River Harriers Athletic Club in Claregalway is holding its 25th annual Claregalway 10k Road Race and Fun-Run/Walk on Sat. August 18 at 6pm. Enter online at www.runireland.com (special 25th anniversary t-shirt for first 250 online entries). Entry fee €20, €5 of which goes to Galway Hospice. Number pick-up, late entries and changing facilities at… Read more »
Over sixty traditional musicians from Scoil Padraig Naofa, Cregmore, along with renowned concertina player from West Clare, Edel Fox, will host a gala traditional concert in St. Nicholas’s Collegiate Church, Galway, on Saturday night next, June 16th, commencing at 8pm. This concert will showcase the traditional music that has grown and developed in Cregmore School…. Read more »
PREDA Galway recently organised a charity 5k “Run for Freedom” in the Phoenix Park in Dublin with the event being supported by Damien Dempsey, Catherina Mc Kiernan and Ray D’Arcy. The event was a huge success with Galway Community College, The Western Hotel, Prospect Hill, Carambola Kidz and Galway based online book company www.sportsbooks.ie all coming… Read more »
HipKidz Summer Camp 2012 takes place from Monday 2nd July to Friday 31st August at the HipKidz Complex in Briarhill. It is open to 5–13 year olds. See the poster below for more details or visit www.hipkidz.ie.