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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 »

Expo in Glor – “Be Part of It”

Clarecastle Community Development Ltd (CCDL) will be represented at an Expo on Friday morning in Glor which is part of the “Be Part of It” project organised by the Clare Volunteer Centre in co-operation with Clare Local Development Company.  ‘Be Part of It’ is a project aimed at encouraging community and voluntary groups to take an active and co-ordinated approach ... Read More »

Clarecastle Tidy Towns

Clarecastle Tidy Towns plan to have a spring clean in Clarecastle from 22nd to 29th April.   If you would like to help clean up your area please contact your Tidy Towns representative to see when your area clean up is taking place or contact clarecastlett@gmail.com. Clarecastle Tidy towns are also looking for volunteers to assist with a local project on Sustainable ... Read More »