Have your say on the Development of Clarecastle – Monday 2nd Feb from 4.30 to 8.00 p.m.

Clarecastle Community Development Ltd looks forward to welcoming Clare County Council officials to Clarecastle village on Monday 2nd February and urges all community organisations and residents in Clarecastle to come along and meet with Council Officials to hear, at first hand, their high level plans for the future development of Clarecastle. The County Council has published it’s draft Ennis and Ennis Environs Local Area Plan and it ... Read More »

Young Entrepreneurs of Clarecastle

Two young transition year students took a stall at Clarecastle’s Village Market last weekend to sell their fabulously crafted Christmas cribs and decorations. David Barry and Mark O’Loughlin designed and produced a whole range of attractive wooden products themselves and they went down a treat with the customers looking for something a little different and quirky to decorate their homes ... Read More »

Search for Great War Memorabilia

The Clarecastle & Ballyea Heritage & Wildlife Group is looking for the opportunity to record and photograph all sorts of memorabilia that people may have stored in their homes relating to the Great War 1914-1918. We have some details on about 20 men from the Parish who died in the War but we have little information on the many men ... Read More »

Clarecastle takes part in the IPB Pride of Place awards 2014

Representatives from Clarecastle Community Development Ltd (CCDL) joined more than 750 people from all over the island of Ireland at Treacy’s West County Hotel yesterday evening (Saturday night) for the 2014 IPB Pride of Place Awards. The awards ceremony was hosted by Clare County Council and Cooperation Ireland, which runs the competition north and south of the border.  The competition is ... Read More »

Clarecastle CoderDojo to resume this Saturday 15th November

Clarecastle CoderDojo will resume on Saturday 15th November from 12.00 – 13.30 in Clarecastle National School. New children are welcome to join. CoderDojo provides a relaxed environment teaching children (aged 6 to 13) how to code (write computer programs), where the emphasis is on learning through doing and having a bit of fun at the same time. The sessions are ... Read More »

Volunteers welcome!

Recently Clarecastle Community Development took part in the Clare Volunteer’s initiative “Be Part of It” which encourages young people to volunteer in their local Communities.  An Expo was held in Glor where transition year students from a range of local secondary schools.  Local organisations including CCDL were present to explain to the young people what their organisations did and what ... Read More »