The Clare Glens.

Barney Sheehan’s high hopes for the Desmond O’Grady Weekend of Poetry

Well known Whitehouse Poet Barney Sheehan will be hoping for records to be set this weekend with the Desmond O ‘Grady International Poetry Celebration,which takes place at the Jesuit Church ,O ‘Connell Avenue ,Limerick City… See the Limerick Post below for more.         http://www.limerickpost.ie/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=918:ogradys-tribute-in-poetry-and-pubs&catid=25:technology&Itemid=31 GRECIAN urns of in bloom inspire more than … Continue reading

The Irish Cuppa by Joan Cregan

The Irish Cuppa You’ll have a tea or coffee? Some apple tart or bun Ah do,  it’s made already You won’t . A sandwich then                 Have one. Are you sure you aren’t hungry? I could make a little lunch It’s no trouble, really We could call it brunch.  And how are all the family … Continue reading

Grangemockler to Honour Michael Hogan

Grangemockler honours Michael Hogan ,the Co.Tipperary footballer who was shot dead in Croke Park in 1920.There will be a weekend of events held in the village of Grangemockler over the weekend culminating in the unveiling of a memorial plaque by the President of the GAA Christy Cooney. The Irish Times has more… http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2009/0516/breaking6.htm The Co … Continue reading

Colaiste Chiarain,Croom Arrive in the USA.

The Teachers and Students from Colaiste Chiarain ,Croom ,Co.Limerick have arrived in the USA for their Student exchange program with the Spring-Ford High School, Limerick, Pennslyvania, USA. Mr.Malone the Principal for Colaiste Chiarain in Croom has certainly this school of the future moving in the right direction with these student exchange programmes.There are some fabulous … Continue reading

OLE, OLE For the Colaiste Chiarain Croom Volleyball Team.

Miss Martinez (seen here) from Colaiste Chiarain in Croom,Co Limerick  has inspired  success achieved by her homeland Spain  Soccer Champions of Europe 2008  to a different code Volleyball .The school got to the last eight of the All Ireland a fantastic achievement for all concerned.Well done. To see more  http://www.cco.ie/cmsv1/

Colaiste Chiarain ,Croom ,Gala Fashion Show

      The 2008 Colaiste Chiarain Gala Fashion Show will take place at the South Court Hotel on the 13Th of November.Models by Celia Holman Lee .Celia is very busy at present last Thursday night she was invloved in the UlBohemians RFC Fashion Show in Thomond Park with her Models .The well known Ulbohs rugby … Continue reading

St.Mary’s National School had a very Special Visitor

Oh Yes, it is on a tour of Munster,(dare i say again to all those rugby fanatics  in D4).A great day was had by all the Teachers and Pupils of St.Mary’s National School with the visit of the Heineken European Cup.Let’s hope it will make another visit back to Croom as Munster begin their home defence … Continue reading

Colaiste Chiarain Says Well Done to ALL THE Junior Cert Students

The Junior Certificate results were announced today for students throughout Ireland.In Croom the Principal Mr Noel Malone presented the results to all the students who did their Junior Certificate.Colaiste Chiarain website has more http://www.cco.ie/cmsv1/ The Minister for education Mr Batt O’Keeffe said he hoped students would enjoy themselves sensibly and responsibly in celebrating their achievements today.“They should … Continue reading

Colaiste Chiarain

In my Google search for Croom I came across some very interesting video footage of Mr. Noel P. Malone and Mr. James Galvin of Colaiste Chiarain Secondary School http://www.cco.ie/ ,Croom,Co.Limerick,Ireland on their visit last year to Springford School District http://www.spring-ford.net/ .They are been interviewed by the school Superintendant Dr.Marsha Hurda as the school has set up an exchange programme with their … Continue reading