Author Archives: Marie clare Gorman

Clarecastle Regatta this Sunday 17th June, 2016

Clarecastle Regatta is back this Sunday the 17th June at 2.30 pm. for a day of entertainment and fun for all the family.  Many popular events will be back for all to enjoy and there are lots of new activities to look out for not least the slippery greasy pole! An important day in the Clarecastle social calendar that must ... Read More »

CCDL welcomes Maura Neylon to the team

CCDL is delighted to welcome our new Clerical Assistant, Maura Neylon to Clarecastle.  She will be working on behalf of all the CCDL Committees, helping with administrative duties and assisting with communications.  Maura will be spending a few hours of her part-time week helping out the GAA as well.  She will be based in the office in the GAA and undoubtedly ... Read More »

Clarecastle Playground Committee secures new funding for equipment

CCDL’s Playground Committee were delighted to hear this week that they had secured funding through the Council and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs for equipment for the playground.  The Committee intends to purchase a disabled swing in the playground with the funds as well as signage and top up the sand and mulch.  The funding must be matched by CCDL ... Read More »

Tidy Towns fundraising

Tidy Towns have invested in new self-watering hanging baskets and planters which will brighten up our village.  They are more environmentally friendly and less labour intensive as they only have to watered once a week – their design is such that the water does not immediately evaporate into a warm atmosphere.  If anyone would be interested in sponsoring a basket ... Read More »

Tidy Towns out in force

Clarecastle is really shaping up this summer thanks to the trojan efforts of CCDL’s Tidy Towns team and the individuals and groups that have rolled in behind them.  The Tidy Towns Committee is not just preparing the village for judging in the Tidy Towns competition which will take place any time now but wants Clarecastle to look its best for visitors ... Read More »

Clarecastle NS gets a great bonus from community clobber

For the second year running Clarecastle Parents Association has won the national cash prize for the greatest amount of clobber collected per pupil during this years Cash for Clobber fundraiser. This means extra funds for extra resources for the school!  The Parents Association thanks parents and the community of Clarecastle as a whole who contributed their clobber to the pile!! ... Read More »