Author Archives: Maura Neylon

Generous donation very gratefully received by Men’s Shed

Clarecastle Men’s Shed, a sub-group of Clarecastle Community Development Company, recently took delivery of an Elektra Beckum PKF 255 V8 table saw with ancillary dust extraction capability. This equipment was generously donated by Martin, Lorraine Mc Namara and family, Lissane, Clarecastle. Mr Paschal Russell, Clarecastle Men’s Shed Chairperson, thanked the Mc Namara family for their very generous gesture. “This is ... Read More »

National Tidy Towns Competition – Continued Tidy Towns Success in 2017

Clarecastle  were awarded a total of 293 marks in  this year  National Tidy Towns  Competition , a gain of 6 marks from 2016 and a gain  of 43 marks  since Clarecastle re-entered the Competition in 2011 the full report is available here and in Clarecastle Post Office It is a very positive report with particular praise given for the work of the ... Read More »

Clarecastle National School Cash for Clobber

Clarecastle National School Cash for Clobber – the Parents Association of Clarecastle National School would like to thank all those who contributed unwanted clothes and shoes to their fundraising appeal last week.  Over 3.2 tonnes of clobber was collected which will produce a sizable sum to invest in new equipment and material for the school.  The support of the community ... Read More »

Congratulations to Clarecastle National School Choir

Congratulations to Clarecastle National School choir on coming first in the Limerick Choral Festival last Friday 3rd March.  This was their second year running attaining top position which is a fantastic achievement both for the pupils and their teacher Hilary Parkinson.  The following day the Clarecastle/Ballyea Youth choir achieved first place in their age-group in the same competition which made ... Read More »

All Ireland Club Final 17th March. Tickets available Ballyea Community Centre, Wed. 8th March – 6pm – 8pm

All Ireland Club Final The G.A.A. ticket office will be in Ballyea community centre on Wed. 8th March from 6pm – 8pm to sell tickets for the All Ireland club final on 17th March. Special discount prices of €20.00 are available for adults, students & OAPs while tickets for children under 16 are €5.00.Croke Park are reserving a section of ... Read More »

Ballyea N. S. 4th Green Flag “Sustainable Travel”.

Ballyea N. S. one of the few schools in Ireland have progressed to their 4th Green Flag “Sustainable Travel”. As part of this initiative “Fume Free Friday” is being launched. Children are being asked to walk / cycle / car pool/ bus/ scoot or park n stride to and home from school on Friday, 10th March. Get involved and enjoy ... Read More »