Author Archives: Marie clare Gorman

Youth Helps Youth project promoted in local parishes

As part of their Youth Helps Youth Project, the young people of Clarecastle Ballyea’s Londubh Youth Choir & Celtic Ensemble are planning a concert in Clarecastle Church on Sunday, 3rd December to fundraise for the Limerick Grief Project. This weekend members of the choir visited a number of churches in the area to promote the concert and to set the seed for ... Read More »

Clarecastle 2018 – be a part of the transformation of Clarecastle!!

National Tidy Towns Competition – not just about Flowers & Litter Control – Community Gathering on Monday 3rd April at 8 p.m. in the Old School – all are welcome.  Clarecastle 2018 is a Clarecastle Tidy Towns initiative to involve all community groups, businesses & residents to build on the visible enhancements achieved in recent years  and reflected by a fantastic gain of 37 ... Read More »

Clarecastle Village Heritage Walk

Last Thursday 25 August, the Village Walk through Clarecastle took place as part of Heritage Week 2016.  It was led by Dr Joe Power of Clarecastle Ballyea Heritage & Wildlife Group. There were a nice mixture of local people present on the walk, joined by others from Shannon and Ennis. All were enthralled at the rich history of the locality  over 800 ... Read More »

Clarecastle Heritage Walk – next Thursday 25th August at 19.00

As part of National Heritage Week, Clarecastle and Ballyea Heritage and Wildlife Committee is organising a heritage walk through Clarecastle.  It should be very interesting showing off many points of historical interest in the village and recounting some fascinating anecdotes from times gone by.  All are welcome to attend. Free of charge.  Read More »

Recent celebration of 30th anniversary of the renovation of church in Clarecastle

Last Saturday evening the sun shone on Clarecastle church of Ss Peter and Paul and the parish gathered to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the renovation of the church of Clarecastle and to express thanks to the wonderful volunteerism that was vibrant back then through to the present day.  A great crowd came to a special Mass to mark the ... Read More »

Village Market this Sunday 17th July at the Regatta

Clarecastle Village Market will be moving outside to the Quay Road again this year to join in the celebrations in conjunction with The Clarecastle Regatta. There will be lots of stalls including homebaking, fruit & vegetables, jam and chutneys,  arts, crafts and much more. The Regatta  has always been a great family day out with activities for all the family ... Read More »