Last update on balloon race before winner announced this Thursday

At the official opening of the playground, over 1000 balloons headed into the air for a balloon race. Since our last update, three more balloons have sent news of their adventures all from across the water!  One sent us news of farm life having landed in Coed Isaf Farm near Bangor in Wales. Another joined a friend from last week ... Read More »

Basking in the sunshine today at Clarecastle’s Streetfeast

Great fun was had by all at the Clarecastle Community Garden today where the first Clarecastle Streetfeast was held.  People gathered with their picnics, children played and everyone chatted in the beautiful sunshine. It was a lovely afternoon and there was great admiration for the beautiful beds in the Community Garden that have been so nicely planted with a variety of flowers, ... Read More »

More news from our balloons

Two more balloons have sent us news of their adventures both from across the water!  One decided to have a seaside visit by landing in the sand dunes of Aberffraw in Anglesey on 18th May.  The second, on the other hand decided to go a bit further inland for a more cultural visit to the ancient market town of Macclesfield near ... 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 »

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 »