Spooky Playground Reminder

Remember the playground is going to be transformed into a spooky hideout for witches and goblins on Friday afternoon. Fun starts at 3 p.m. Let’s hope the rain will hold off for the first of many fun events in our new playground. Read More »

Playground Closing Time for the Winter

Remember that the clocks go back this weekend so the Playground will be closing at 5pm each day from Sunday 26th October. We would like to take this opportunity to again thank all users of the Playground for their respect for the equipment and assistance with keeping the area clean and tidy. Don’t forget to join us on Halloween when witches, ghosts and goblins will gather for ... Read More »

Clare County Council agrees a maintenance grant for playgrounds in Clare

Clarecastle Community Development Ltd (CCDL) was delighted with the announcement yesterday evening that Clare County Council had agreed to provide a maintenance grant for two years to assist 29 playgrounds in the County with ongoing annual maintenance charges.  Clarecastle Community Playground will be one of the beneficiaries of the scheme and as such will be eligible to apply for assistance to help cover ... Read More »

Clare County Council Community Awards

Clarecastle featured highly in the annual Clare County Council Community Awards night hosted by the Cathaoirleach of the Council, Councillor John Crowe yesterday evening (Monday). During his address the Cathaoirleach commented that “The awards are a mark of Clare County Council’s programme of sustaining positive and co-operative working relationships with local groups. This awards night, which is supported by numerous sponsors ... Read More »

New Playground Management Committee in place

On Wednesday 3rd September, CCDL brought together a group of volunteers to formally establish a team that will look after the management and maintenance of our fabulous new playground.  What an enthusiastic bunch they are – proud of the new playground and keen to keep it in tip top condition. The main roles of CCDL’s Playground Management Committee were outlined in ... Read More »


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