Significant moment in the ongoing evolution of Clarecastle Men’s Shed

There are now around 30 “Shedders” in Clarecastle and to address capacity issues Clarecastle Community Development’s Men’s Shed approached the GAA, Complex trustees and the Pastoral Council about options to take over a disused alley in the Sports Complex.  There was a favourable response from all and, today, they had James Malone Construction break an opening into the Complex from the Abbey ... Read More »

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 »