Author Archives: Marie clare Gorman

Remembering Clarecastle men lost on the SS Keeper

On Saturday 24 June 2017 during the annual Regatta, The Clarecastle & Ballyea Heritage & Wildlife Group will unveil a Memorial to the sinking of the S.S. Keeper which resulted in the loss of four men from Clarecastle and eight other crewmen during the Great War 1914-1918 The S.S. Keeper went missing on or after 10 June 1917 having sailed ... Read More »

What fabulous nature we have on our doorstep!

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Ooooh – isn’t the Credit Union looking well!!

The Credit Union has had a face lift and is looking great! Read More »

Recycling and upcycling is the name of the game for the Men’s Shed this year

Clarecastle Community Development’s Men’s Shed have been beavering away over the winter months with a wide variety of fabulous projects.  Linking them all has been the theme of creating by upcycling and recycling.  Here is an overview of some of their activities through pictures – an amazing group of men, achieving a great deal in a very short time.  Well done to all. ... Read More »

Clarecastle Community Garden – all spruced up!!

The painting fairies were down at the Community Garden this weekend and what a lovely job they have done.  The old grey wall has been cheered up with a fine coat of paint and the planters have got a freshen up.  Looking great and well done to all. Read More »

May devotions Ballyea, Claremount and Ballybeg

May Devotions during the month of May the rosary will be held every evening at Ballyea Grotto at 7pm and at Claremount & Ballybeg/Rockmount Grotto at 8pm. Read More »