Clara GAA Notes 23rd June

Junior A Football Championship We played Tubber in Tubber last Friday night and won on a score line of 1-17 to 1-5. The Clara team was: Wayne Flanagan, Evan O’Meara, Darren Kelly, Martin Fleming, Darren Coughlan(0-1), Andrew Cushen, Paul Mitchell(0-1), Kieran O’Meara, Callam Stewart, Pa Smith(1-2), John O’Hara, Stephen Buckley(0-1), Joey Deehan(0-7, 0-3frees), Darren Scanlon(0-3) […]

Offaly Mum Who Lost her Daughter to Sudden Adult Death Calls for Marathon Runners to Raise Lifesaving Funds

Debbie Carney from Co Offaly was a beautiful young woman looking forward to celebrating her 30thbirthday when her life was cruelly and suddenly snatched away. Debbie who worked for Ryanair, was at home in her apartment in London in 2012 when she suddenly experienced painful chest pains. Her mother Sally Carney received a call from […]

Na Fianna GAA Club notes

U16 FOOTBALL LEAGUE Na Fianna U16 Footballers made it 2 wins out of 3 in the League against Rhode last Tuesday week in Geashill on a scoreline of 0-11 to 0-08 and in doing so brought Rhode’s 100% winning run of 3 wins out of 3 to an end. Na Fianna opened the scoring with […]

Raheen GAA Club notes

LOTTO The numbers drawn in the Lotto draw which took place on Tuesday 22 April were 03 11 13 30. There was no Jackpot Winner of €6,400 and 2 Match 3 Winners (Sarah Melia C/O Geashill P/O; Katie Minsella C/O Ger McDonald ) (€100 Each). Next week’s draw will take place in Direen’s, Cloneygowan  on […]

Clara GAA Notes

By Mick Mullen Clara GAA Club PRO Junior A Football Championship Clara hosted Birr in the first round of the Junior A football championship on Sunday last at Pairc Phroinsias. This is a fixture that we would have struggled with over the past number of years as Birr have some talented footballers and have held their own […]

Brosna Gaels Notes

Senior Championship Brosna Gaels meet Belmont in the first round of the Senior Championship on Friday evening in Kilcormac at the earlier time of7pm Junior A Championship Brosna Gaels play Seir Kieran on Sunday 4th May in Ballycumber at 12 noon Camogie & Hurling Camogie & Hurling for all national school children continues on Friday evenings at 6:30 in Ballycumber.   Sympathies Brosna Gaels extend our sincere sympathies […]

Clara GAA Notes 24th March

Division 1 Football League Clara played Shamrocks on Sunday last in Mucklagh in the Division 1 football league. Leading on a score line of 1-3 to 0-5 at half time after playing into a strong breeze we played some nice football in the second half and ran out convincing winners on a score line of 1-13 to […]

Wind energy – the safety challenge for rural Ireland – Seminar in Portlaoise

Turbines up to half the height of the Empire State Building are cropping up as part of a push to meet EU green energy targets and generate 40 per cent of Ireland’s electricity from wind. But a plan to further develop wind farms across the Irish midlands has sparked a move to explore the risks […]

Offaly can grab greater share of lucrative sports tourism market – say organisers European Sport Tourism Summit

Offaly can advance its already strong sport  tourism product and grab a greater slice of the €450bn global industry in the sector, the organisers of a major think-tank of international experts in the field in May have stated. The inaugural European Sport Tourism Summit, which will take place at Thomond Park Stadium, Limerick on Thursday May […]

Upcoming Entertainment at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre in March 2014

Exhibiting in March at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre, Birr, Co. Offaly – (057) 9122911 / www.birrtheatre.com. Time Maura Fahy Having worked as an art teacher for twenty years, Maura Fahy made the decision to change career and become a full-time artist in 2001.  Since then she has developed her own studio “Papillon” in Durrow and has […]

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