Author Archives: Marie clare Gorman

Clarecastle National School holding another Cash for Clobber

The Parents’ Association of Clarecastle National School are organising another Cash for Clobber fundraising event, from Monday 29th to Friday 4th March.  We would welcome any of your unwanted used clothes, bags, shoes, towels, curtains, sheets, hats and belts, of any quality.  Bags can be left into the Old Clarecastle National School, where parent volunteers will be there to help ... Read More »

Men’s Shed hold AGM and celebrate a successful first year

Twenty seven members attended yesterday’s first Clarecastle Community Development’s Men’s Shed AGM.  Martin Reynolds was elected Vice Chair to replace Paschal Russell next year.  John O’Flynn Asst. Sec/Treasurer to shadow Liam Barry for 2016. Bomber remains as PRO. Donal O’Brien was elected Entertainments Officer, Gerry Abraham ( a youthful 84 year old) was elected Health and Safety Officer and Johnny Meere ... Read More »

February Village Market Cancelled

The February Village Market which was due to take place this Sunday 7th February has been cancelled.  This is due to the sad death of Anne Keogh a wonderful member of the community of Clarecastle and wife of one of the greatest supporters of the Village Market PJ Keogh.  Our thoughts are with the Keogh family at this sad time. ... Read More »

Homework Club Tutors

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Christmas cards of beautiful local scenes on sale now

Clarecastle Tidy Towns have produced a collection of four Christmas cards that have gone recently gone on sale. They each have attractive images of Clarecastle and would be ideal cards to send to friends and family living away from home. They are available in local shops for just €2 each or €5 for 3. All proceeds will go towards local ... Read More »

New entrance to the quay has been completed

Some time ago, the Office of Public Works (OPW) installed a flood barrier at the entrance to the quay in Clarecastle to protect the village from future flooding. While the job was deemed very necessary to protect the village rising river waters, the construction was largely a concrete structure that did not meet the sensitive requirements of an important historical ... Read More »