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Men’s Shed presents new boat to the Tidy Towns

          Bouquets all round!!  What a great job.  Isn’t Clarecastle looking great!  Well done to everyone for all their efforts. Read More »

“Operation Fitness Station” – Clarecastle Entrepreneurs get our children moving!

A group of fifth class students in Clarecastle National school took part in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme this year and as part of the Programme have produced a fitness DVD for kids entitled “Operation Fitness Station”. The DVD was made by the students with the help of their teacher, Hilary Parkinson and includes a range of exercise routines and activities ... Read More »

Come join the Clarecastle’s Streetfest this Sunday

Streetfeast is a day of local lunches with over 100 picnics and parties being hosted across Ireland. Our Streetfeast takes place in the Clarecastle Community Garden (at entrance to GAA) this Sunday 14th June from 2.00 – 3.30 p.m.It’s simple – bring a picnic – bring a deckchair – bring yourself. Everybody is welcome to this great opportunity to celebrate our community ... Read More »

Another wonderful piece of history unveiled

The Old School opposite the Church in Clarecastle dates to 1843. Ger Dillon recently mentioned that there had been  a plaque on the building but that it had been plastered over for the past 50 years or so. That led us to examine old photographs. In a 1945 photograph, the plaque could be see over the porch of the school. ... 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 »