Author Archives: Sarah O'Neill

Happy Birthday Clarecastle Community Playground

It’s hard to believe that our playground is 1 year old. Like any precious child in their first year Clarecastle has watched each development milestone with pride. We have watched the seasons come and go bringing different colours and textures as the months passed by. The trees have grown taller and the grass has grown longer as the playground settled into ... Read More »

Playground Fairies Needed

Every night just before dark the fairies descend on the Playground. They spend about 15 mins busily collecting litter, raking the sand and blowing the sand and bark back into the correct area with their magic tools. They sprinkle magic dust over all the swings and slides to protect them from the sun and rain.  The fairies never complain as ... Read More »

Postcards from the Balloons

Our Balloons have been on their merry way for the past 2 weeks and I guess everyone is eager to know how they are getting on. We have received many tags back and looking forward to hearing about the adventures of many more over the coming weeks. So far we know that a group of Balloons liked what they saw ... Read More »

Playground Opening Program of Events

We are delighted to announce that two local hero’s Doireann Murphy and Zoe Griffin will be officially opening the playground on Sunday. We also have two special guests all the way from Disneyland….. In addition to the events listed below there will be a magic show and face painting in the playground. Program of Events 12.45  Children assemble at the ... Read More »

Buy your Balloons at the Village Market this Sunday

Clarecastle Community Playground will be selling Balloons at the Clarecastle Village Market this Sunday. Come along to our stand to hear more about the great activities that are planned for Sunday 17th May in the Village to mark the Official Opening of our wonderful Playground. Balloons cost €5 each or you can buy 3 for €10. Read More »

Great Balloon Race and Playground Opening

The Clarecastle Community Playground will be officially opened on Sunday 17th May at 2 p.m. The main event to mark this momentous occasion will be the release of over one thousand Balloons. Each of the Balloons will be tagged and there will be a prize for the owner of the Balloon that travels the furthest. To be in with a ... Read More »