Tag Archives: Clarecastle Community Development

Clarecastle NS gets a great bonus from community clobber

For the second year running Clarecastle Parents Association has won the national cash prize for the greatest amount of clobber collected per pupil during this years Cash for Clobber fundraiser. This means extra funds for extra resources for the school!  The Parents Association thanks parents and the community of Clarecastle as a whole who contributed their clobber to the pile!! ... Read More »

Clarecastle Village Market this Sunday

Clarecastle Village Market will take place this Sunday from 11a.m. to 3.p.m in the Abbey Hall in Clarecastle.  Lots of home-baking and other culinary delights as well as arts, crafts, plants and lots more.  Come along for a browse, a chat and a coffee with friends. The market takes place every second Sunday of the month. Read More »

Men’s Shed hold AGM and celebrate a successful first year

Twenty seven members attended yesterday’s first Clarecastle Community Development’s Men’s Shed AGM.  Martin Reynolds was elected Vice Chair to replace Paschal Russell next year.  John O’Flynn Asst. Sec/Treasurer to shadow Liam Barry for 2016. Bomber remains as PRO. Donal O’Brien was elected Entertainments Officer, Gerry Abraham ( a youthful 84 year old) was elected Health and Safety Officer and Johnny Meere ... Read More »

Happy Birthday Clarecastle Community Playground

It’s hard to believe that our playground is 1 year old. Like any precious child in their first year Clarecastle has watched each development milestone with pride. We have watched the seasons come and go bringing different colours and textures as the months passed by. The trees have grown taller and the grass has grown longer as the playground settled into ... 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 »

CoderDojo Clarecastle initiative to support local businesses

As an add-on to our regular Saturday morning sessions teaching kids how to code, CoderDojo Clarecastle are working on developing an addition to the CCDL website that will allow local businesses to advertise their products/services, run promotions etc. Essentially we plan to make an online version of the printed CCDL directory … and more. While the printed version is handy ... Read More »