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November Pilates Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, In : Classes 

Pilates starting Wednesday November 6th in the Temperance Hall.

Beginners 7.00pm-7.45, Improvers 7.45-8.30pm.

Cost  is €56 for 7 weeks.

Contact Caroline on 0872201095 to book place.

Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
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Propagation Day at Woodville Walled Garden

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, In : Events 
Propagation Day at Woodville Walled Garden Kilchreest, Loughrea (N66) on Saturday, October 26th from 11am - 4pm.
Methods of Propagation, Layering, Saving Seeds and taking cutting
10 Euros per person including light refreshments
Booking essential. For further information please contact Margarita on 087 9069191.
Bring secateurs, plastic bag and a sandwich.
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Halloween Childrens Fancy Dress Dance Party

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, In : Events 
Fusion Dance Loughrea are having a Children’s Fancy Dress Dance Party for 3-12 yr olds boys and girls on Wednesday, October 30th from 4.30pm-6pm.
Spooky dance fun includes:
  • Dance: various styles such as thriller, pineapple hip-hop and juggling
  • Special guest will arrive on the day especially for the fancy dressers
  • Entertainment: face painting, apple dip, freeze n stop, musical chairs
  • Competition for the best dressed
  • Party treats

Price is €8 per child.
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Volunteer Point at Loughrea FRC

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, October 21, 2013, In : Events 
Wednesday 23rd October, 10am - 12pm at Loughrea Family & Community Resource Centre a representative from Galway Volunteer Centre will be on hand for information on various volunteering opportunities in the local area.

You can also register your organisation should you require volunteers to help out.

Location: Loughrea Family & Community Resource Centre, Bride St., Loughrea

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50 50 Weekly Draw

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, October 21, 2013, In : Events 
50/50 Weekly Draw every Wednesday at Loughrea Family & Community Resource Centre, Bride Street, Loughrea starts 30th October, 11am and every Wednesday thereafter at 11am. €2 per entry.

Winner receives 50% of total entries and Loughrea Family & Community Resource Centre receives the remainder. Proceeds to support the counselling service and other work of the centre in the local community.

Permission granted by Loughrea District Court
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County Final Fundraising Dance

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, October 20, 2013, In : Events 
Loughrea Hurling Club County Final Fundraising Dance Friday October 25th in Kinsella's, Main Street, Loughrea at 9.30pm.

Tickets (€5) are available from committee members or at the door on the night

Refreshments, Spot Prizes, Three Live Bands, Sean Nos and Set Dancing

Special Guest: Joe Cooney
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Speech & Language Free Information Session

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, In : Events 
Speech & Language Free Information Session - Wednesday morning 10am at the Loughrea FRC Doireann Brady (Speech therapist) from the speech Centre, Knocknacarra is offering a free information session to parents.
If you are concerned that your young child has difficulities with speech, language, communication or eating, drinking or swallowing come along and discuss them with a therapist.

This session will be tailor made to parents with young children and will include demos of how to use play...
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Grand Finale of the Baffle Bard 2013 Competition

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, In : Festival 
Grand Finale of the Baffle Bard 2013 Competition, Sunday October 27th 8pm at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa with M. C. Declan O’ Brien, and music from Joanna Hyde.

Admission: €10.00.

Presentation of prizes, including the BAFFLE Turnip to the BAFFLE Bard 2013.
Sponsored by Fahy Menswear, and The People’s Choice Award, sponsored by Sean Cleary and Son Engineering.

Read full festival line-up: BAFFLE Poetry Festival 2013
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BAFFLE Poetry Festival Literary Brunch

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, In : Festival 
BAFFLE Poetry Festival Literary Brunch. Delicious food, literary quiz and reading from poet Elaine Feeney on Sunday Oct 27th 12.00-2.30 pm at The Hungry Bookworm, Abbey Street, Loughrea.

Sponsored by Poetry Ireland.

Admission: €12.00. Booking: 087 902 0523

Read full festival line-up: BAFFLE Poetry Festival 2013
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Writing workshop - BAFFLE Festival

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, In : Festival 
Writing workshop with Geraldine Mills Saturday Oct 26th 11.00-1.30pm in the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa: ‘Silencing the Critic Within’, including information on how to get published.

Fee : €10.00. Numbers limited. Booking essential. 086 062 3497.

In association with Loughrea Creative Writing Group.

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Wine and Cheese Reception - BAFFLE Poetry Festival

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, In : Events 
Wine and Cheese Reception Friday October 25th 8.00pm at Loughrea Library as part of BAFFLE Poetry Festival Programme 2013.

Reading with Michael Harding.

Admission: €10.00. Booking: 087 6672292
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Loughrea Craft-Club Mosaic Workshop for Adults

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, In : Events 
Loughrea Craft-Club Mosaic Workshop for Adults , Sunday October 27th 10am til 4pm.
€50, organic lunch included.

Call the Slieve Aughty Centre to book 090 97 45 246

Event Location: Slieve Aughty Centre, Kylebrack West, Loughrea

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Free Zumba Class

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, October 14, 2013, In : Classes 
FREE ZUMBA CLASS on the 31st October 2013, Thursday 8-9pm for all beautiful Loughrea ladies of all shapes, sizes and fitness levels! Inject some joyful dancing pleasure in your lives with fabulous tracks, yummy routines and luscious fitness fun!

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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East Galway Youth Theatre Introductory Session

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, October 11, 2013, In : Events 

East Galway Youth Theatre Introductory session this Sunday 13th October in St. Raphael's Loughrea at 5pm.

New members welcome (14-18 years).

For more information call/text 087-6063253/email:eastgalwayyouththeatre@gmail.com

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Code of Ethics of Good Practice for Children in Sport course

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, October 11, 2013, In : Events 

On Wednesday the 23rd of October 2013, Galway Sports Partnership are running a Code of Ethics of Good Practice for Children in Sport course. This course is for Coaches, Parents, Teachers and anyone involved in the provision of sport and youth activities for children.

Details are as follows;

Day/Date;           Monday the 23rd October 2013.

Venue;                 Meeting Room, Temperance Hall, Loughrea.

Time;                    7.30pm to 10.30pm.

Cost;                      €15 per person.

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Zombie Night at Club L Junior

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, October 11, 2013, In : Events 
Club L Junior Halloween Zombie Night at the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa Hotel Friday, 25th October with Music by DJ Gavo.

Doors open 8.30pm - 12pm
Admission €10

Location: Lough Rea Hotel and Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea



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St. Brigids Vocational School Fashion Extravaganza

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, October 4, 2013, In : Events 
St. Brigid's Vocational School in association with Catwalk Modelling Agency present a Fashion Extravaganza in the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Friday, October 25, 2013 at 8pm.

  • Cheese and Wine Reception at 7.30pm
  • Transition Year Young Designer Award
  • Best Dressed Lady Competition
  • Excellent Prizes to be won on the night

Tickets are 20 Euro available from the school and further details from (091) 841919

Venue: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Loughrea Bingo LRFC 1st Anniversary

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, October 4, 2013, In : Events 
Loughrea RFC celebrate their 1st Anniversary hosting Loughrea Bingo Friday 4th October from 8.30pm. An event not to be missed on the night the Temperance Hall will also be celebrating over 50 years of Bingo.

Jackpot 6600
47 numbers or less plus lots of prizes.
All players receive a Goodie Bag
All lines 20. All Full Houses 100.
Spin the wheel for even more prizes.

Raffle in aid of Galway Hospice.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea

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Ireland Reaching Out Open Day

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, October 4, 2013, In : Events 
Ireland Reaching Out will host an open day on Saturday the 19th of October from 11am to 1pm at its new premises on 58 Main Street Loughrea.

The event is open to all people interested in learning more about the Ireland Reaching Out programme or other local community groups in the area. The new offices will be officially opened by the Loughrea Town Mayor James Regan at 11am, with light refreshments provided.

Any community groups or volunteers interested in sharing information on their own initiat...
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Afterschool Chat Group for Teenagers

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, October 3, 2013, In : Events 

Ciorcal Iarscoile do Dhéagóirí

Tá ciorcal iarscoile ar siúl gach seachtain do dhéagóirí atá sa chéad is sa dara bliain ar an meánscoil ... pléifear le hobair baile mar threoir sna seisiúin ach is ciorcal comhrá go príomhá a bheidh anseo, deis do dhéagóirí labhairt na Gaeilge a chleachtadh agus a chloisteáil ... ar €2 in aghaidh na seachtaine

Eolas: 091-870718 / oifig@lochariach.com

Afterschool Chat Group for Teenagers

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Homework Clinic for Parents of Primary School Children

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, October 3, 2013, In : Events 

Clinic Obair Baile do Thuismitheoirí a bhfuil Leanaí Bunscoile acu 

Tá cuidiú ar fáil do thuismitheoirí a iarrann sin maidir le hobair baile a leanaí ... mar aon le tae agus caifé i gcúl an tí. 

Eolas: 091-870718 / oifig@lochariach.com

Homework Clinic for Parents of Primary School Children 

Help with homework for parents over tea and coffee in an informal setting ....

Info: 091-870718 / oifig@lochariach.com


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Autumn Scrabble Challenge

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, October 3, 2013, In : Events 

An bhfuil tú ábalta Scrabble i nGaeilge a láimhseáil?

Bí linn don chéad oíche eile den Club Scrabble i nGaeilge i mBaile Locha Riach. Béimid ag teacht le chéile sa bheár in Óstán Locha Riach, Dé Céadaoin, 9 Deireadh Fómhair, ag a 7.30 in. Fáilte roimh chách!

Do ghaeilgeoirí líofa, d’fhoghlaimeoirí is do lucht na gcúpla focal ....

Eolas: 087 1953884 / oifig@lochariach.com

Autumn Scrabble Challenge - Are you up to it?

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Let's Do Business - The Business Roadshow

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, In : Business 
The Business Roadshow is coming to the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa, Wednesday 23rd October 7pm-8pm. Part of SME Week 21st – 25th October involves a series of events which will provide information and inspiration to individuals with business ideas and existing business owners.

Loughrea based company, ONM Systems Ltd Managing Director Mike O’Neill will speak about the challenges and opportunities in the current economic climate and how they are positioned to make the most of opportunities with t...
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CASA Social set for the Lough Rea Hotel

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, In : Events 
CASA Social takes place Sunday, October 13th from 2.30 pm - 5pm at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa.

CASA (Loughrea Caring and Sharing Association) is a voluntary group catering for the social needs of both mentally and physically disabled.

If you, or someone you know has a disability or if you are interested in volunteering you are more than welcome.
Further details available from casaloughrea@gmail.com or call 086-6614866
Website: www.casaloughrea.weebly.com
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Ciorcal Comhrá Irish Chat + free coffee + tea

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, In : Gaeilge 
Ciorcal Comhrá Irish Chat + free coffee + tea [English follows] Tagann daoine le chéile do chiorcal comhrá gach Céadaoin ar 11r.n. i gCúl an Tí, Gaeilge Locha Riach, Baile Locha Riach. Tá an ciorcal comhrá seo ar siúl le fada agus daoine nua ag teach is ag imeacht an t-am ar fad. Tar isteach má bhíonn am agat. Saorchead isteach do chách.

Practice your Irish in Loughrea with the weekly conversation group An Ciorcal Comhrá who meet every Wednesday at 11am in Cúl an Tí, Westbridge...
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Winter Evening Classes in Hairdressing and Beauty

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, In : Classes 
St. Brendan's Education Centre: Winter Casual Evening Classes in Basic Hairdressing Skills and Beauty: 8 weeks duration:

Fee:
  • OAP/SW receipent 20% deduction on full fee, proof of same needed
  • Wage Earner €100
Requires 12 people to start. Commencing week beginning 7th October (please phone or email for start time.)
Nights to be decided.

Please ring 091 841387 or email stbrendanstc@cogalvec.ie
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Homework Clinic for Parents of Primary School Children

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, September 30, 2013, In : Gaeilge 
Clinic Obair Baile i mBaile Locha Riach -- Irish Homework Clinic in Loughrea [English follows]
Clinic Obair Baile do Thuismitheoirí a bhfuil Leanaí Bunscoile acu Tá cuidiú ar fáil do thuismitheoirí a iarrann sin maidir le hobair baile Gaeilge a leanaí ... mar aon le tae agus caifé i gcúl an tí, ar a mbealach abhaile ón scoil.

Cuirfear an an clinic ar siúl gach Luan, 14:45 - 17:00, in aonionad Gaeilge oirthear na Gaillimhe, Gaeilge Locha Riach, 3 Seanbhóthar na Gaillimhe, Baile ...
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Progressive 25 Game Fundraiser

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, September 30, 2013, In : Fundraiser 
Progressive 25 Game Fundraiser for St Raphael's College, Loughrea takes place at 9pm on Sunday 13th October 2013 in the Temperance Hall Loughrea.

Admission €10.
€750 in cash prizes to be won.

Tickets can be purchased in advance from St Raphael's College.
Tickets will also be available at the door.
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Autum Art Course with Mushroom Gallery and Art Courses

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, September 25, 2013, In : Arts & Crafts 


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Growing in Self-Confidence Personal Development Workshop

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, September 24, 2013, In : Events 
Growing in Self-Confidence Personal development workshop Monday October 7 from7pm-10.15pm.

Would you like to live your life with more self-confidence, and experience more inner security before yourself, others and life itself? Do you sometimes find that instead of being open to your life and collaborating with its flow you are hindered by fear,mistrust and indecision?
In this short session you will have the opportunity to: experience the PRH method for personal growth and find out mor...
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Loughrea Rugby Club Bingo

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, September 23, 2013, In : Events 

Loughrea Rugby Club Bingo at the Temperance Hall every Friday night at 8.30pm.

Fantastic prizes. Experience the new Spin the Wheel and win More Money.

All proceeds go towards the Youth Development of our club.

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Forgotten Horses Ireland Charity Ride

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 19, 2013, In : Fundraiser 
A charity ride in aid of Forgotten Horses Ireland will depart from The Village Inn Kilchreest Sunday, October 6th at 12 noon.
The ride will have optional jumping.

Admission: Adult €30; Child €10 with funds going to support Forgotten Horses Ireland's work.

Sponsorship cards available on request through email forgottenhorses@yahoo.ie or can be collected at The Village Inn, Kilchreest.

If you have any queries contact 091 639733 or on the Forgotten Horses Ireland Facebook page www.faceboo...
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Reopening Carrabane Forest Walk

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 19, 2013, In : Events 
The tranquil Walk at Carrabane Forest will reopen Sunday, 22nd September at 2pm and Carrabane Community Development Company has extended an open invitation to ceremony, followed by a walk of the trail itself.

Location: Carrabane Forest Walk, Carrabane take the R349 from Loughrea straight into Carrabane village. Turn right immediately after the Gate Lodge Pub. Follow the small narrow road to the end.


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Hurling USA

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, September 17, 2013, In : Events 
‘Hurling USA’ … Talk in Loughrea on growth of Hurling in America: The growth of hurling amongst Americans will be the topic of conversation on Thursday September 19, 2013 at 9pm in the De Dannan 2 Room at the Lough Rea Spa Hotel, and on Friday Sepembert 20, at 8.30pm in Loughrea Library when freelance journalist, podcaster, and former U.S. migrant, Denis O’Brien, talks about hurling’s rise stateside in discussing his book, ‘Hurling USA: America discovers an ancient Irish sport.’
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Celebration of Heritage in Kilchreest

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, September 15, 2013, In : Events 
Celebration of Heritage in Kilchreest. Series of talks on Saturday October 5th 9.30am til 2.30pm in Castle Inn, Castledaly.

Film screening, road run/walk, nature walk for children, music, stories, fun and much more over the weekend.

Feile na Sleibhte October 4th- 6th 2013
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Open Day at Woodville Walled Garden

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 12, 2013, In : Talks 

Open Day at Woodville Walled Garden with talks by Klaus Latinberger organic guru extraordinaire and acclaimed plants man Carl Wright Sunday 22nd September 2013 11am to 5.30pm.
  • Guest speakers to include renowned plants persons Carl Wright from Caherbridge Garden at 11.30 am “A year in the garden”
  • Tour of the garden by head gardener Marie
  • Klaus Laitenberger at 2.30 pm "Growing better vegetables organically”
  • Admission €10 includes garden tour, talks and refreshments
  • Rare and unusual pla...

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Loughrea Music on Culture Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 12, 2013, In : Music 
A special music night to celebrate Galway Culture Night, Friday, 20th September will take place at Loughrea Rugby Club from 7pm.

Niall Teague and the Fast Company will headline this talented line up. They will be supported by local artists, including Jason and Alan Keane, Music Matters, a barbershop group and a trad duo.
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Loughrea Comhaltas celebrate Culture Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 12, 2013, In : Music 
Loughrea Comhaltas are celebrating Galway Culture night Friday, 20th September at 7.30pm Kinsellas Bar, Main Street, Loughrea.

Join the Loughrea branch of Comhaltas for a sean nós dance workshop followed by a junior session of music until 10pm. The senior session will feature special guests Mattie Joe Seamas, sean nós singer and piper, and Johnie Connolly, a malodeon special appearance sean nós dancer Tommy Moran.
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Fun Irish Club for children in Woodford

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 12, 2013, In : Gaeilge 
Fun Irish Club for children in Woodford
Club Súgartha Ghráig na Muilte Iarainn

Club Súgartha Ghráig na Muilte Iarainn is back for the third year running on

Saturday 21 September 2013 1.00 – 3.00pm

Cost: €40 per child over the 10 weeks, 21 Sept. – 7 Dec., payable on first day

For whom: Primary students in class 2 – 6 only (strict)
Where: Woodford Youth Hall, Woodford
What: Art, sport, games and more games

Info: Ruth 091-870718
Maura Kelly Stewart 087-2187924

Parents need to v...
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Irish Class Registration

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 12, 2013, In : Gaeilge 
Registration evening for Irish classes this Autumn:

Wednesday, 19th September, 2013, 8-9pm
Venue: Loughrea's Irish Centre, Cúl an Tí

For adults who are complete beginners, cúpla focal and improvers
091-870718 / oifig@lochariach.com

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Oíche chláraithe do ranganna Gaeilge an fhómhair:

19 Meán Fómhair, 2013, 8-9in
Ionad: Gaeilge Locha Riach

Ranganna do ghlantosaitheoirí, d'fhoghlaimeoirí agus d'fheabhasóirí
091-870718 / oifig@lochariach.com
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Breakfast with Bobby Kerr

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 12, 2013, In : Events 
Join Loughrea Chamber of Commerce at 8am Wednesday 9th October for Breakfast with one of Ireland's best know entrepreneurs, broadcaster and mentor Bobby Kerr.

Contact Loughrea Chamber of commerce for more details

Admission is FREE to chamber members but places must be booked loughreachamberevent@gmail.com
Non - members 10 Euro admission
Includes Breakfast.

Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea




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Free Photography Course

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 12, 2013, In : Events 
Loughrea Youth Project are running a free 6 weeks photography course for young people 14-18 years old.

Starting Tuesday 24th September from 4.25pm to 5.15pm in at the project in King Street, Loughrea.

The course is a great opportunity for young people to work with a professional photographer.




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Monthly Smart Phone Clinic

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 12, 2013, In : Events 
Monthly Smart Phone Clinic: Need help setting up and using your smart phone?

Volunteers available to assist you.

Starts Wednesday, 2nd October 2013 at 10.30am at Loughrea Family Resource Centre, Bride Street, Loughrea
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Loughrea STARS

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, In : Events 
Loughrea Musical Society present STARS on Saturday 5 October from 8pm in the Temperance Hall.

Fantastic acts lined up again this year. This is always a sell out, so advised to get your tickets early.

€15 early bird tickets available until Saturday 21st September from Digiphoto, Bride Street, Loughrea.
Tickets €20 thereafter.

Temperance Hall, Bride Street, Loughrea




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Foroige Loughrea New First Year Members Information Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, In : Clubs 
Foróige Loughrea New First Year Members information night for Parents and Guardians only on Tuesday September 17th at 8:30pm in the clubhouse in the Temperance Hall grounds (just in front of and to the right of the handball alley).

  • Information on the club
  • A tour of the clubhouse
  • Overview of the rights and responsibilities of members and expectations of parents/guardians
  • Application forms on the night for new members

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Foroige Loughrea reopening for existing members

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, In : Clubs 
Foróige Loughrea reopening for existing members on Friday September 13th at 8:30pm.
Re-registration will be in the club house, and we need a parent or guardian for each member to come and sign the registration forms. Parents are only needed for a few minutes to complete the forms, though are welcome to stay and have a look around.
Location: Club house, Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
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3rd Loughrea Scouts Registration

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, In : Events 
3rd Loughrea Scouts Registration for new members is 12th September at 6.30pm upstairs in the Temperance Hall.

New members will not be accepted after registration night on September 12th.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
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October Country Music Fest with Valerie Hughes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, September 7, 2013, In : Events 
October Country Music Fest with Valerie Hughes at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa Friday 18th - Sunday 20th October.

Mega Dancing Weekend
Friday night
  • Johney Brady and his Band 10-12pm
  • Jimmy Buckey and his Band 12 till Late
Saturday night
  • John McNicholl and his Band
  • Mike denver and his band
Sunday afternoon dancing
  • Lisa McHugh & her Band with special guest Marc Roberts

Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea
Contact: (091) 880 088
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Mother and Toddler Group

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, September 6, 2013, In : Events 
Mother and Toddler Group on every Wednesday in the Temperance Hall from 10am to 12pm.

A fun filled morning for the kids and a catch up and chat for the parents/minders. All are welcome.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea

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Cigna Reunion

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 5, 2013, In : Events 

Cigna Reunion on Saturday October 5th 8pm in Lir Bar, Lough Rea Hotel and Spa.

Complimentary finger food and live music provided.

The Lough Rea hotel are offering a Double Room B&B for E100 or Single Room B&B for E89 for anyone interested in staying overnight. Please contact the hotel directly on 091 880088.

Location: Lir Bar, Lough Rea Hotel, Galway Road, Loughrea
More info: https://www.facebook.com/cigna.reunion
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Grey Lake 10k Road Race and Junior Race

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, September 4, 2013, In : Sport 

Loughrea Athlectic Club's annual Grey Lake 10k road race takes place on Sunday, September 29, 2013. The race starts on the shore of Loughrea Lake and takes in a lap of the famous "Grey Lake". Starting near the Tennis Club Grounds and finishing at St. Brendan’s Cathedral.
  • Race Day headquarters: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
  • Start times: Senior race 2pm, Junior race 1pm
  • Race Numbers can be collected on Race day from 10.30am onwards in the Temperance Hall
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Registration for Fit 4 Life

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, August 29, 2013, In : Sport 
Craughwell AC Registration for Fit 4 Life is being held in St. Michaels Hall Craughwell on Monday 2 nd Sept from 8.30pm to 9 pm. New members are very welcome to join. Circuit training will run for 10 weeks starting on Monday 9th September from 8.30pm to 9.30pm. Fit 4 life starts back on Tuesday 10th September.
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Craughwell Marathon

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, August 29, 2013, In : Sport 
Craughwell Marathon takes place Saturday 31st August 2013

• Registration/number collection from St. Michael's Hall Craughwell from 8.30am.
• Run starts at 9.30am sharp - no late starters.
• To enter you must mail this contact: craughwellathletics@gmail.com
• Entry €20, pay on the day, surplus after costs will go to Craughwell Ac.
• AAI approved & Permitted
• Limited Entry

• Medal & Refreshments
• Changing Facilities available in the Hall.
• Course is 8 loops, Jones count...
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Painting Workshop

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, In : Events 
Painting Workshop on Sunday 8th September, 10.30am to 4.30pm at the Slieve Aughty Centre, Loughrea.

“...anyone who is willing can learn to paint. We all did it as children without any teaching and we can bring it back with just a little positive encouragement ...”

Learn the wonders of painting in a relaxed and fun atmosphere in the rural setting of Slieve Aughty Centre, surrounded by the Kylebrack Woods.

All levels catered for, beginners especially welcome. All materials are supplied alt...
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Mini and Youth Rugby Open Day and Registration

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, August 25, 2013, In : Sport 
Open Day & Registration for mini/youth rugby on Saturday, 7th September at 10am.
  • Mini Rugby Under 7's up to Under 12's
  • Youth Rugby Under 13's up to Under 17's
Training for minis will go ahead, bring your gear.

For more information call Geraldine: 087-4109639.

Location: Loughrea Rugby Football Club, Ballygasty, Loughrea
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Drama and Dance Workshop

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, August 25, 2013, In : Events 
Kathleen Rayner's Drama & Dance Workshop at Playtown Lough Rea Hotel & Spa every Saturday.

10 Euros for 2 hours. As well as this, kids can enjoy an additional hour in Play Town completely FREE.

Limited places. To Book Call - 091 880 088

Venue: Play Town, Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea
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Back to School Dates and Times

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, August 25, 2013, In : Schools 
St. Ita's Girls and St. Brendan's Boys N.S. will re-open on Monday, 2nd September.
  • Closing at 12 noon for all pupils due to a Staff Meeting
  • Buses will operate for early closing
  • School times as normal from Tuesday 3rd September
Gaelscoil Riabhach reopens on Thursday 29th of August.
  • Closes at 12pm on Thursday and Friday 29th and 30th August

St. Raphael's College re-opening dates as follows:
  • Monday, 26th August 9.10-12.30 Incoming 1st Years
  • Tuesday 27th August Full Day 3rd Years & Leaving Cert...

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8 Week Pilates Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, August 22, 2013, In : Events 
Pilates Starting Wednesday 11th September in Temperance Hall. All level of experiences welcome.

Classes 7.00-7.45 and 7.45-8.30.

€65 for 8 Weeks. Contact Caroline on (087) 2201095, Booking Essential as places are Limited.
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Comedy Night 3 One Act Plays

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, In : Events 
Seumas O'Kelly Players are back with another laughter filled production which is sure to be as big a hit as "It runs in the Family" which had its audience in hysterics.

This October, Our Comedy Night contains 3 One Act Plays. Each one as funny as the other with a host of Loveable and roguish Characters. Thursday, 17th, Saturday, 19th & Sunday, 20th October at the Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea

Enquiries contact: Martin on 087 7996020
Tickets are €8 in advance from T.L.O'Bri...
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Friday Morning Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, In : Events 
Vinyasa flow yoga suitable for beginners and Continuation Friday 10am-11.30am.

Energetic yoga focusing on breath and movement.

Starts Fri 6th September runs until 13th December

80 euro 8 classes 12.50 for drop in/pay as you go. Concessions available for unwaged/students

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
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Ashtanga based Yoga for Beginners

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, In : Classes 
Ashtanga based Yoga for beginners at the Temperance Hall from Wednesday, 4th September to 18th December from 6.00-7.15pm
Strength building class suitable for beginners.

Also, Ashtanga based Yoga at the Temperance Hall from Wednesday, 4th September to 18th December from 7.30-9pm
Requires a reasonable level of fitness and some experience

80 euro per 8 classes, 12.50 euro drop in/pay as you go Discount for unwaged/Students

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea

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Reflections on Sliabh Aughty Heritage Conference

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, In : Events 

To coincide with Heritage Week and to celebrate the year of the Gathering, East Galway Family History Society are hosting a conference in the Woodford Youth Hall and Heritage Centre, on Saturday 24th August and Sunday 25th August 2013, entitled Reflections on Sliabh Aughty: Historical observations on the parishes of Woodford and Ballinakill.

Speakers include field-archaeologists Dr Christy Cunniffe and Declan Kelly MA, Dr Joe Mannion, Pádraig Ó Baoill, Brian Keary, Monica Hynes, Michael Fa...
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Loughrea Rams Soccer Club TEXAS HOLD'EM

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, In : Events 
Loughrea Rams Soccer Club TEXAS HOLD'EM in O'Dea's Hotel, Loughrea Friday, 6 September, 2013.
Guaranteed Prize Money 1,000.

Buy-backs & Top-up Available.

Regristration: 8.30pm Start: 9pm

Ticket 20

Contact: Caimin - 085 7270606 or Brendan - 087 9029577
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Launch of Coder Dojo Loughrea

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, In : Clubs 
Coder Dojo Loughrea will take place on Saturday 21st of September from 4pm-6pm at St Raphaels College Loughrea.

Coder Dojo is a FREE computer coding club for kids and young adults aged 7 to 17.
  • begin with a introduction to scratch programming
  • a short showcase of potential projects for later in the year
  • do some real coding

Check out Coder Dojo Loughrea on Facebook or www.loughreadojo.com


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Lough Rea Hotel and Spa Wedding Show

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, August 16, 2013, In : Events 
The Lough Rea Hotel & Spa Wedding Show will showcase the very best of local and national wedding suppliers from flowers to fashion, cars to cameras, candles to cakes, bands to beauty on Sunday, September 1, 2013.

New Seasonal Wedding Packages for 2014 and 2015 will be launched on the day.

The event will run from 2:00pm until 6:00pm at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea.
  • Book your wedding on the day and receive €500 discount
  • 20 fabulous spot prizes to win on the day
Th...
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Bilingual Bronze Age Jewellery Workshop

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, August 14, 2013, In : Events 
Ceardlann Seodra Cré-umhaois -- Bronze Age Jewellery Workshop [Eng. follows]
le Lidia de Lange
Saor in aisce / FREE
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Déardaoin 22ú Lúnasa
Aois : 9—12 bliana
11.00 a.m.—12.30 p.m.
Cúl an Tí, Baile Locha Riach
Spásanna teoranta, tá sé le cur in áirithint.
Eolas: 091 870 718
Dátheangach le beagán Béarla.
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Bronze Age Jewellery Workshop

Thursday 22nd August
Ages: 9—12 years
Boys & girls

11.00 a.m.—12.30 p.m.

Iri...
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Organic Gardening for Beginners

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, August 8, 2013, In : Events 
Organic Gardening for Beginners takes place at the The Three Towers Eco House & Organic Kitchen Slieve Aughty Centre Loughrea from Saturday, August 31st.

A four week course with The Organic Gardener, Fergus Whitney, covering all aspects of growing organic produce in your own garden.

Week 1 - How to improve your soil and soil preparation
Week 2 - Seed sowing and propagating, hardening off
Week 3 - Vegetables and crop rotation
Week 4 - Pest and Diseases

Dates & Times: Saturday Aug 31st, Sept...
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Fundraiser Night in aid of Crumlin Childrens Hospital

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, August 8, 2013, In : Fundraiser 
The annual Fundraiser Night in aid of Crumlin Childrens Hospital takes place on Saturday, August 17th from 9pm in Club L, Lough Rea Hotel & Spa.

Music by one of Galway's best live bands, "Who Knows" followed by a DJ.

There will be a raffle on the night.
Tickets on the night are €10 and all the proceeds are going to Crumlin Childrens Hospital.
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GAA Fundraiser Club L Leaving Cert Results Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, August 8, 2013, In : Fundraiser 
CLUB L Leaving Cert Results night at the Loughrea Hotel and Spa Wednesday 14th August. Doors open 11pm till 2am.

Fundraising Disco for St Brendan's Hurling Club.
Strictly over 18's.
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Free Fun Day at the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, August 8, 2013, In : Events 
Free Fun Day at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa this Sunday, August 11th.


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Concert at Loughrea Library includes Japanese virtuoso violinist Yuki

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, In : Events 
Music Concert to be held at Loughrea Library Thursday August 29th at 8pm.

An eclectic and popular programme including, music from the film Psycho, Bohemian Rhapsody, John Rutter Suite for Strings. Mendelssohn and Bruch Octets, Scherzo and Finale respectively, Mozart's Symphony Nr 40, 1st movement. Japanese virtuoso violinist Yuki will also perform.
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Loughrea Triathlon Sunday Bank Holiday Weekend

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, July 29, 2013, In : Sport 


‎Loughrea‬ is going to be busy this Sunday, 4th August 10am-4pm for the Loughrea Triathlon at the Long Point, Lake Road.

Please note "the road from Barrack St/Cross St., along the Lake Road up to Aille Cross and the road up to Kilnadeema Cross will be closed from 10.00am-4.00pm. Diversions will be in place. Access to and from houses will be allowed only to those living along the route. Please note there will be children cycling and running whilst the roads are closed. Predator Triathlon C...
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Family Fun Day at Loughrea Hurling Club

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, July 25, 2013, In : Events 
Enjoy a Family Fun Day at Loughrea Hurling Club the August Bank Holiday Weekend, Monday, 5th August from 2pm-5pm.

Free admission to the event at Loughrea Hurling Pitch which will include a lot of family favourites:
  • 3 Legged race
  • Sack Race
  • Egg & Spoon Race
  • Wheel Barrow Race
  • Races for Kids
  • Races for Parents
  • Cross Bar Challenge
  • Penalty Challenge
  • Long Puck
  • Face Painting
  • Tug off War
  • Sheaf Throwing
  • Welly Throwing Competition
  • Tyre Race
  • Music
  • BBQ

Location: Loughrea Hurling Pitch, Dublin Road, Loughre...


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Carmelite Abbey Cemetery Clean Up

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, In : Events 
The Carmelite Abbey Cemetery Loughrea: Volunteers are requested to assist in clean-up: Thursday 8 and Thursday 15 August 2013.

Times: 1100 am to 1 pm and 6pm to 8pm.

All help appreciated. Please attend to your family grave.

Planning for outdoor evening Mass at 6 pm. in The Abbey Cemetery on Sunday 18th August 2013.
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Funshack Summer Camp

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, July 22, 2013, In : Events 
Funshack Summer Camp from 12th-16th August 2013 10am-2pm.

Camp includes Include: games, quizzes, arts and crafts, baking and much more.

Cost: 50 Euro per child
For more information and booking contact Marline on 091 880106 or 087 2467676
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After School Club at Fusion Dance

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, July 22, 2013, In : Events 
AFTER SCHOOL CLUB at Fusion Dance commences Tuesday September 10th from 4pm-5pm.

This school provides great care, snack included (fruit and drink ) along with homework and after school activities such as drama, singing, art projection, old school games such as hopscotch, hoop the loop etc

Places are limited and must be booked in advance by calling 087-7588780

Location: Fusion Dance, Bride Street, Loughrea

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Loughrea Preparing for Feline Invasion!

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, July 15, 2013, In : Events 
This summer, Loughrea will once again host the summer season of Loughrea Youth Theatre and this year’s production of CATS promises to be an amazing piece of live theatre.

Based on T.S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking adaptation CATS is directed by Paula Short, with choreography by Brook Tate and Paula Short and musical direction by Philip Short. Including one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most memorable musical scores (including the cla...
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Fraughan Festival in Kylebrack

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, July 15, 2013, In : Events 
Fraughan Festival on Sunday 21st July-Guided walk in Kylebrack Wood at 4:30 pm followed by a traditional Irish session at The Hill Bar, Kylebrack with special guest Maeve Donnelly
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Broderick Carty Traditional Music Summer School

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, July 14, 2013, In : Music 
Broderick/Carty Summer School takes place in St Raphael's College in Loughrea from July 15th-19th.

Sunday, 14th July: The 11th Annual Broderick/Carty Music Summer School will commence with Mass at the Carmelite Abbey, Loughrea on Sunday, 14th July, at 6pm, followed by the Official Opening and session at the Arch Bar, Loughrea at 8pm.

Monday, 15th July: Registration will begin on Monday morning at 09.30am at the St Raphael's College Loughrea. This will be followed by music classes for begin...
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Woodville-A place and its people

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, In : Events 
Visit Woodville Walled Garden Friday 23 August 2-4pm and enjoy the fascinating history of Woodville and its connection to Lady Augusta Gregory patron to W.B.Yeats.

Free entry to the museum with illustrated talk on the history of Woodville and its connection to Lady Augusta Gregory

The walled garden at woodville has been beautifully restored with herbaceous borders, espalliered fruit trees and an original dovecote which is now home to a family of white fan tailed doves. Enjoy the experience Wo...
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A day on the Lady Gregory and Yeats Trail

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, In : Events 
A guided journey on Saturday, 17 August from 9am til 5pm on the Lady Gregory and Yeats Heritage Trail along sites between the towns of Loughrea and Gort with associations to the Celtic Revival Period.

The day starts at St. Brendan's Cathedral Loughrea. Visit St Brendan's Cathedral, Woodville Walled Garden, Killinane Graveyard, Thoor Ballylee, Kiltartan Gregory Museum, Coole Park & Kilmacduagh Monastic site.

Admission: €20 - all admissions to sites included-Bus, Lunch and Guide provided. P...
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Talk: Irish Administrative Divisions, Land and Estate Records

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, In : Talks 
Cynthia O'Connor, Genealogy Development Officer with Ireland Reaching Out will give a lecture explaining the various administrative land divisions in Ireland and highlighting the existing land records - including their location, availability, interpretation and how they can be used to assist with genealogy and local history projects.

Date & Times 23 August : 19:00 - 20:30
Venue: Loughrea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea
Contact: Cynthia O`Connor, Michael Cusak House 25 Dunkellin Street Lo...
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Arts and Crafts at Loughrea Library

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, July 1, 2013, In : Events 
Arts & Crafts at Loughrea Library on Saturday, 10th August from 2-4pm.

Please make reservations as places are limited.
Cost: Free
Tel: 091 847220
Location: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea
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Toddler Storytime at Loughrea Library

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, July 1, 2013, In : Events 
Toddler Storytime @ Loughrea Library on Thursday, 4th July and Thursday, 1st August at 12.15pm.

Please make reservations as places are limited.
Cost: Free
Tel: 091 847220
Location: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea
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Creepy Storytime at Loughrea Library

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, July 1, 2013, In : Events 
Creepy Storytime at Loughrea Library on Wednesday, 17th July at 11.30am.
Storyteller: Matthew Noone.

Please make reservations as places are limited.
Tel: 091 847220

Cost: Free
Location: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea
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Clay Modelling Workshop

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, July 1, 2013, In : Events 
Clay Modelling Workshop with Jumping Clay Company for Ages 5+ at Loughrea Library on Thursday, 11th July at 11am & 12 noon.

Please make reservations as places are limited.
Tel: 091 847220
Cost: Free
Location: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea
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Loughrea Drama Group The Seumas O'Kelly Players Auditions

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, July 1, 2013, In : Music & Drama 
Loughrea Drama Group "The Seumas O'Kelly Players" are holding Auditions on Monday, 8th July, upstairs in The Temperance Hall at 8pm to cast their next production, a 3 piece collection of one acts which will hit the stage this October.

New Members are always welcome and everyone is invited to come along.

If anyone wants any information prior to the night they can contact Chairman Martin on 0877996020 or via the groups Facebook page.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea (upstairs)
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Loughrea Community Pre School enrolling for new year

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 28, 2013, In : Classes 
Loughrea Community Pre - School, Main Street, Loughrea , (behind the Health Centre) are now enrolling for FREE Pre school ECCE year and CCS places.

Phone Mary on 087-7660687
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Free course building relationship with your child through play

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 28, 2013, In : Classes 
Free 6 week course at Loughrea Community and Family Resource Centre help build relationship with your child through play


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Register for Water Safety Week

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 28, 2013, In : Events 
Children and Adults of all ages are invited to take part in Water Safety Week which runs from Monday July 8th to Friday July 12th at the Long Poinit Loughrea.

 A registration evening will take place on Wednesday July 3rd in St. Brigid's VS from 5-7pm.
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Ciorcal na nDeagoiri -- Irish language chat group for 1st+2nd years

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 28, 2013, In : Gaeilge 
Ciorcal na nDéagóirí -- Irish language chat group for 1st+2nd years [English below]

Ciorcal Samhraidh na nDéagóirí gach Céadaoin ó 3.30 go 4.30in, costas iomlán €40 Dátaí: ó 17 Iúil go 21 Lúnasa* i gCúl an Tí, Gaeilge Locha Riach

Irish Summer Chat Group, Ciorcal na nDéagóirí, Every Wednesday from 3.30 to 4.30pm
Total cost: €40 Dates: from 17 July to 21 August* in Loughrea's Irish Centre, Cúl an Tí

TUILLEADH EOLAIS -- MORE INFO: 091-870718 / oifig@lochariach.com

* Ag...
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Comortas Scrabble as Gaeilge - Scrabble competition in Irish

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 28, 2013, In : Gaeilge 
Comórtas Scrabble as Gaeilge! [Eng follows]
Ar siúl ar an 12ú de Iúil ó 5:00-6:30 i nGaeilge Locha Riach
Dearbhán 30 euro le haghaidh siopa spórt
Power’s Sports ar fáil don bhuaiteoir
Aoiseanna idir 12-15
Gaeilge amháin in úsáid!
Eolas: 091 870718 | oifig@lochariach.com

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Scrabble competition in Irish!
12th July, 5:00-6:30pm in Loughrea's Irish Centre, Gaeilge Locha Riach
€30 euro voucher for winner.
Age: 12-15
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Loughrea Musical Society present Some Enchanted Evening

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 28, 2013, In : Music & Drama 
LOUGHREA MUSICAL SOCIETY Proudly Presents: "Some Enchanted Evening" on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 8:30pm.

A night of lovely songs from musicals, Irish folk, and many more from a mixture of solos, duets, and big choral numbers!
It promises to be a great night for everyone.

Tickets are €10 and can be bought on the door or from DIGIPHOTO, Bride Street, Loughrea
For more information, contact 091 841287
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Loughrea Library Summer Reading Challenge

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, In : Events 
Loughrea Library Summer Reading Challenge for children will start early July and run through to the end of August. The Summer Reading Challenge encourages children aged 4 to 11 to read six books during the long summer holiday.

Sign Up day for the challenge Saturday, 29th June. Children can sign up at any time after this date.

Location: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea
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PLC Courses at St Brigids VS

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, June 24, 2013, In : Schools 

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Doggone Safe Family Fun Day

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, June 24, 2013, In : Events 
Doggone Safe Family Fun Day on 21st July from 2pm - 5pm.

- Opening with a talk on how to interact safely with your Dog (dogs body language)
- Meet and greet our Animals at the center.
- Dog Fun Agility (demonstration/Competition) All Dogs Welcomed Non Aggressive and well Socialized
- Face Painting/Art and Craft, Kiddies Disco, Egg and Spoon Race, Parents Race, Raffle

Sponsored by Loughrea Local Business. Meet and Greet our Special Guest. Animal Sanctuaries will be in attendance on the da...
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Loughrea Chamber of Commerce Summer Networking Barbeque

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 21, 2013, In : Events 
Loughrea Chamber of Commerce Summer Networking Barbeque

To mark the start of Summer and the opening of 'Bar51' at Charlie’s in Loughrea (their new over 23's bar) Loughrea Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce that our Summer Barbeque will be held in Charlie’s on Friday the 28th of June from 6pm.

Come along and join us for an evening of fun, funky music, food and maybe even some cocktails. All are welcome!!!

Although this event is sponsored by Charlie’s and as a result is FREE, p...
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Stoney Brennan Ceili

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, In : Events 
Stoney Brennan Ceili at the crossroads takes place Friday, June 21st from 9pm.



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Loughrea Agricultural Show

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, In : Shows 
Loughrea Agricultural Show takes place at Loughrea Showgrounds, Moyleen on Sunday, 21st July. This family day out includes

Horse and Pony Jumping and Showing
Arts & Crafts
Dog Show
Home Produce
Photography

Taking entries for all classes at present, for more information call John 086-338 9969 or George 086-1588054, also on Fat Loughrea Agricultural Show.



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Loughrea hosts BSM Youth National Championships

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, In : Sport 
BSM Youth National Championships take place at the Long Point, Lake Road, Loughrea on Sunday, August 4th 2013



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Pride of Place Competition at Lough Rea Hotel

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, June 17, 2013, In : Events 
Pride of Place Competition will take place on June 21st in the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa.

Ireland Reaching Out, HQ on Dunkellin Stree,t have been nominated for the Pride of Place Award and judging will take place on June 21st, in the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa from 2pm - 4.30pm.

Pride of Place is an all-island competition where community groups have the unique opportunity to showcase specific pride initiatives which will have long lasting and positive impacts in their community. Activities ca...
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Loughrea Youth Theatre present CATS at The Temperance Hall

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, June 17, 2013, In : Music & Drama 
Loughrea Youth Theatre present CATS at The Temperance Hall 7.30pm on July 20-22, 27-29 and August 3-5.

The Temperance Hall will be transformed into the world of the Jellicles... where Jellicle cats meet once a year for the Jellicle Choice and the Jellicle Ball...
Taking on Andrew Lloyd Webber's world-famous Cats - a spectacular show based on T.S. Eliot's "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats." Featuring the hit song "Memory", if you've seen Cats already then you know that you're in for a trea...
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Basic First Aid Course

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, In : Events 
A Basic First Aid Course will be held Saturday, the 8th and 29th June, in Loughrea, in Gaeilge Locha Riach's office. The numbers are limited and the total cost per person is €50.

This is a 2 day first aid course aimed at those not needing a legally certified course. It may be appropriate for those in charge of youth or sports groups. It covers many aspects of the OFA course however to a lesser level.

Certified: Slán Sábháilte (valid for 2 years)
Course Duration: 16 Hours.

Course conte...
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Celebrate Bloomsday Baffle in Harneys Bar

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, June 4, 2013, In : Events 
Bloomsday Baffle 2013 theme is 'An Encounter,' and the celebratory reading of the famous day will take place in Harney's Bar, Loughrea on Saturday, June 15th, starting at 9pm.

Baffle committee members are encouraging poets and audience members to dress up and there will be a prize for the best Bloomsday costume.

All welcome.

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Loughrea Summer Camps 2013

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, May 31, 2013, In : summercamps 
SUMMER DISNEY DANCE CAMP commencing Tuesday 2nd July till Friday 5th July at Fusion Dance Fitness.

Times:12-3pm
Age group: 3-6year olds

Location: Fusion Dance Fitness, Bride Street Loughrea
Contact reception 087-7588780 for more information.

BOYS N GIRLS DANCE SUMMER CAMP
commencing July Tuesday 9th till Friday 12th July at Fusion Dance Fitness.

Age group 7-12year olds
Times: 12-3pm

Location: Fusion Dance Fitness, Bride Street Loughrea
Contact reception 087-7588780 for more information.

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Midsummer Weekend Festival

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, May 31, 2013, In : Festival 
Celebrate the longest day of the year at the Slieve Aughty Centre with a family day out on Saturday June 22, from 10am to the wee hours of the night. Come out any time for walks, pony rides, face painting, arts and crafts, forest walks, and games as well as our famous pancakes and drinks.

Cafe menu available from 12-4pm. Enjoy live Irish music in the afternoon, and after dinner gather around the bonfire for the captivating tales of professional storyteller Ruth Marshall.

Contact 090 97 45 246...
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Poetry Reading in Loughrea Library

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, May 30, 2013, In : Events 
Poetry Reading in Loughrea Library on Thursday, June 6th at 7.30pm by Patrick Deeley from his newly published collection, "Groundwell".

Venue: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea
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Valerie Hughes Country Fest Concert

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, In : Events 
Valerie Hughes Country Fest Concert at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa on Thursday 13th June 2013.

Doors open 7.00 / Concert 8.00pm

Line up is: Robert Mizell, Susan McGann, Brendan Shine, Michael English, David McGuire and Anthony OBrien

Tickets 25 Euro available from the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa
Venue: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea
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Kids Baking Camp

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, In : summercamps 
Kids Baking Camp in Loughrea 15th-18th & 22nd-25th July. 12th-15th & 19th-22nd August from 10am-3pm.

Cost 85 Euros. Lunch included

Contact: Vernice on 087 2125277
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Texas Hold'Em at The Dust Inn

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, May 24, 2013, In : Events 
Texas Hold'Em from 9.30pm Friday, June 7, 2013

€30 entry and 2 €20 buy backs (or 1 buy back and 1 top up)

Tickets now available.

Venue: Dust Inn, Main Street, Loughrea
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Irish language summer camp

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, May 24, 2013, In : Gaeilge 
Beidh Campa Locha Riach ar siúl ón 6ú go 10ú agus 12ú go 17ú Lúnasa. Cosnaíonn sé €45 ar pháiste in aghaidh na seachtaine agus €90 ar feadh coicíse. Tá lacáiste ar fáil do theaghlaigh.

Tá tuilleadh eolais ar fáil thíos ó Ruth, Gaeilge Locha Riach, ar 091 870718 nó seol ríomhphost chuig oifig@lochariach.com

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The Irish language summer camp in Loughrea will run for two weeks, from the 7th to the 10th and from the 12...
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Carrabane Community Centre Committee Night at the Dogs Fundraiser

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, May 23, 2013, In : Fundraiser 
Carrabane Community Centre Committee Night at the Dogs Fundraiser on Saturday, 25th May 2013.
Doors open at 7p.m. First race at 8 p.m.

Venue: Galway Greyhound Stadium.
Cost 20 Euro - tickets include admission and race card (under 16's go free on adult ticket)

For tickets call Martina on 087 8680579 or Tom on 087 9802791

Prize money of 500e for the holder of the ticket with the winning combination and 5 winners of 100e each in the lucky dip on the night.
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National Walk for Guide Dogs for the Blind

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, May 23, 2013, In : Fundraiser 
Let's go walking in aid of Guide Dogs for the Blind on 19th June at 12 noon. Bring the family, your friends and your dog out for a Guided Nature Walk through Kylebrack Forest.

- Face painting - Games - Crafts - Guided Nature Walk at pm

€5 per person or €10 family donation.

For more information please call 090 974 5246!

Cafe and wine bar open.
Dogs welcome on leash only.

Come and support a great cause.

Venue: Slieve Aughty Centre, Kylebrack West, Loughrea, Co. Galway
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Scrabble in Irish evening

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, May 16, 2013, In : Gaeilge 
Bígí linn don chéad oíche eile den Club Scrabble i nGaeilge i mBaile Locha Riach. Béimid ag teacht le chéile sa bheár in Óstán Locha Riach, Dé Céadaoin, 22 Bealtaine, ag a 7.30i.n. Beidh an t-uaireadóir linn ... fáilte roimh chách!

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Join the next Scrabble in Irish evening in the Loughrea Hotel & Spa bar, Wednesday, 22 May, at 7.30pm. We have a timer ... all interested are welcome!

Venue: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea
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Inspirational Evening of Music in aid of CASA Loughrea

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, May 13, 2013, In : Music 
Kiltullagh Community Choir present an Inspirational Evening of Music Friday, 17th May 8.30pm in aid of CASA Loughrea.

CASA Loughrea provide social outings for people with disabilities. In statistical terms, illness, injury, accident or infirmity beset most of us. And the longer we live, the greater are the odds that we will live some portion of our lives disabled. Furthermore the odds that we will be related closely to someone who is disabled are overwhelming.

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Volunteers for census of feral and abandoned horses in the Sleive Aughty Mountains

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, May 10, 2013, In : Events 
Volunteers wanted for count/census of feral and abandoned horses on the Roxbrough commonage in the Sleive Aughty Mountains, Kilchreest, County Galway. Same format as census that took place in May 2012.

The purpose of census is to ascertain numbers, population makeup, health and any possible welfare issues. The commonage area to be covered 3500acres. It will take aproximately 4-5 hours.

 The count is being run by the charity Forgotten Horses Ireland. It will take place on the 12th of May 2013 ,...
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Summer Shape up Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, In : Sport 
"Summer Shape up" Classes starting Wednesday 15th May €35 for 6 Weeks.
6.45-8.30 PM  at the Temperance Hall.

Mixture of Bootcamp/ Body Conditioning and general fitness work.

 Contact Caroline on (087) 2201095 for further details.
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Volleyball at the Temperance Hall

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, In : Sport 
Volleyball Wednesday nights 9pm in the Temperance Hall. Over 18's only.

Phone Susan 087-2665026 or Paul 086-3769427.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
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Loughrea Active Retirement Open Day

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, In : Events 
Loughrea Active Retirement Open Day Saturday, 18th May 11am-4pm.

  • Display of Short Mat Bowls
  • Golf
  • Darts
  • Bean bag tossing
  • Paintings
  • Knitting & Crochet
  • Slideshow of events over the years
  • Mr Gerard McInerney will be doing a tour of the Cathedral & Museum

Refreshments served.

Venue: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
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Loughrea Ladies Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, In : Events 
Here come the girls...

LADIES NIGHT

Friday 24th May 2013 8pm in the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa

A night full of fun, fashion & beauty.

Hosted by St. Brendan's Choral & Dramatic Society.

Showing Loughrea businesses in a new light.
Featuring collections from Milliner Mark T Burke.

Tickets 10 Euro on the door.

Venue: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea
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Irish Language Summer Camp 2013

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, In : Gaeilge 
Campa Samhraidh - Irish Language Summer Camp [English follows]

Campa Locha Riach
Dátaí: 6 - 10 agus 12 - 16 Lúnasa 2013
Táillí: Páiste amháin ar feadh seachtaine €45; ar feadh coicíse €90. Lacaiste do theaghlaigh.
Ní mór iarlais €25 in aghaidh an linbh a íoc ar mhaithe l’áit a chinntiú.
Gaeilge Locha Riach: 091 870718 / oifig@lochariach.com

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Irish Language Summer Camp
Dates: 6 - 10 and 12 - 16 August 2013
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Currafest 2013 Outdoor Music Festival Launch

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, In : Music 
You are invited to join the launch of CurraFest 2013 Friday, May 17th 8pm at McCormacks Bar, where there will have some light entertainment. Music by "PLAN B".

Venue: McCormack's Bar, Curra, Kylebrack, Loughrea


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Bullaun Sports and Family Day

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, May 2, 2013, In : Events 
Bullaun Sports and Family Day Out takes place on Sunday, 5th May from 2pm.

Community member are invited to come along and enjoy novelty races, penalty shoots,clothes line race, hook a duck with a digger, facepainting, live dj, pet show from 1pm, guess the weight of the lamb, ball through the tyre and lots more.

Contact 087 2278988 for more information

Bullaun SGAA Pitch, Bullaun, Loughrea


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Carers Support Group Fundraiser Dance

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, May 2, 2013, In : Fundraiser 
Carers Support Group annual dance takes place on Sunday, 5th May from 5-8pm in Kinsella's Bar.

Music by Class Act. Tickets are 5 Euro.
Tea and Sandwiches will be served.

Venue: Kinsella's Bar, Main Street, Loughrea

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Mum2Mum Support

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, May 2, 2013, In : Events 
Mum2Mum Loughrea every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at the Annexe in the Loughrea Family Resource Centre.

11:30-1:00 Mother-to-Mother and breastfeeding support
*All expectant, new,and experienced mums are always welcome
A place to share your experiences, ask questions, and meet other mums in your local community.

Whats on offer: Babies, toddlers and kids welcome
- Toys Free tea and coffee
- Kitchen facilities to warm up baby food
- Breastfeeding support and advice
- Public health nurse availab...
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University of Oregon Chamber Choir Concert

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, In : Music 
The University of Oregon Chamber choir under conductor Dr. Sharon Paul will give a concert in Loughrea Library on Wednesday 1st May at 7.30pm.

The Choir is one of eleven choirs chosen worldwide to compete for the Fleischmann International Trophy in Cork in May. Admission is FREE, but any donations offered will be given to aid Music Matters Music School, New Inn.

Venue: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea


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Big Barn Dance

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, In : Events 
Big Barn Dance on Sunday May 5th, 2013 from 9:00pm at the Slieve Aughty Centre, Kylebrack West, Loughrea.

A fun filled bluegrass night, starting with country swing dance lessons from Loughrea's own Fusion Dance at 9:00pm. Followed by the tunes from Kinvara based Gone to Grass, playing a mix of Bluegrass, blues and originals.

Dance lessons: €5/person.
Free Buckaroo Punch Bar open
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Loughrea Musical Society Table Quiz

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, In : Events 
Join Loughrea Musical Society for a Table Quiz night of fun and banter in Charlie's Bar on Friday, May 3rd at 8.30pm.

Tables of four €40.

Venue: Charlie's Bar, Main Street, Loughrea


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Art Course with Mushroom Gallery and Courses

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, April 22, 2013, In : Classes 

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Vinyasa Flow-Energetic Yoga Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, In : Classes 
Energetic yoga which improves flexibility, fitness and promotes a sense of wellbeing begins on Wednesday night, 18th April in the Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea. Beginners: Wednesday 6.15p.m. – 7.45p.m. €88 for 8 lessons. Drop in price also available. Contact Liz Kirby on 087 6314581
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Free and Confidential Depression Support Group

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, April 11, 2013, In : Events 
Depression support group meetings every Tuesday night in the Abbey. (Building beside the church, through middle red door. Look out for signs.)

Free, confidential, drop in meetings.
No booking necessary. Weekly Tuesday meetings at 8pm

www.aware.ie
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Loughrea Parent/Toddler Group

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, In : Events 
Loughrea Parent/Toddler Group at the Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea on Wednesdays from 10am-12pm.

3E per Family All new members are welcome.
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CU Factor Talent Competition

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, In : Events 

Auditions for the CU - Factor Talent Competition will take place on 20th April in the Temperance Hall commencing at 12.00 noon.

If you are talented in Song, Dance, Music, Comedy or any other talent, come along and take part in what has been described the best night of entertainment in town.

To help us make the auditions run more smoothly, we are asking you to complete an application form which can be collected from the credit union or downloaded from the website www.naomhbreandancu.ie

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Evening of Scrabble in Irish

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, In : Gaeilge 
Bígí linn don chéad oíche eile den Club Scrabble i nGaeilge i mBaile Locha Riach. Béimid ag teacht le chéile sa bheár in Óstán Locha Riach, Dé Céadaoin, 10 Aibreán, ag a 7.30 san iarnóin. Fáilte roimh chách!

Join the next Scrabble in Irish evening in the Loughrea Hotel & Spa bar, Wednesday, 10 April, at 7.30pm. All interested are welcome!

Eolas -- Info: 087 1953884 / oifig@lochariach.com


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Ciorcal Comhra free coffee tea and chat

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, In : Events 
[English follows] Tagann daoine le chéile do chiorcal comhrá gach Céadaoin ar 11r.n. i gCúl an Tí, Gaeilge Locha Riach, Baile Locha Riach. Tá an ciorcal comhrá seo ar siúl le fada agus daoine nua ag teach is ag imeacht an t-am ar fad. Tar isteach má bhíonn am agat. Saorchead isteach do chách.

Practice your Irish in Loughrea with the weekly conversation group An Ciorcal Comhrá who meet every Wednesday at 11am in Cúl an Tí, Westbridge. This chat group probably has a record it's bee...
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Children's Arts & Crafts

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, April 6, 2013, In : Arts & Crafts 
Children's Art & Craft: Beginning Monday, 15 April -20 May for 6 weeks, Mondays, 5.00-6.30pm
Age 5-10 yrs.
Phone Grace on 086-8919963.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
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Loughrea Gaelic Football Club Race Night Fundraiser

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, April 6, 2013, In : Fundraiser 
Loughrea Gaelic Football Club are holding a Race Night Fundraiser on Friday April 12th 9pm in Kinsellas.

Please support.

Venue: Kinsella's Pub, Main Street, Loughrea

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Kids Creative Drama & Dance Workshop

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, April 4, 2013, In : Music & Drama 
Creative Drama & Dance Workshop for kidz with Kathleen Rayner will take place in Play Town in the Loughrea Hotel and Spa from 11 am – 12 pm every Saturday.

This workshop is for ages 5-11 years.

Only 7 Euro per class or a special price of 60 Euro for 9 weeks. As well as this, kids can enjoy an additional hour in Play Town completely FREE.

Limited places. To Book Call - 091 880 088

Venue: Play Town, Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea

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Jumble Sale at Loughrea FRC

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, April 4, 2013, In : Events 
Jumble Sale, Bric a Brac, Household goods, selections of children's soft toys, jigsaws etc on sale at the Loughrea Family Resource Centre Friday, 5th April from 10am.

Venue: Loughrea Family Resource Centre, Bride Street, Loughrea
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Loughrea Rams FC in Connacht Junior Cup Quarter Final

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, April 4, 2013, In : Sport 
Loughrea RAMS F.C. V Ballinasloe Town F.C. in the Connacht Junior Cup Quarter Final at Bushfield, Loughrea Sunday, 14th April 2013 at 2pm.

Your support is welcomed.

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Pilates for Beginners

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, In : Events 
Pilates for Beginners starting Monday 8th April 7.45-8.30 PM at the Temperance Hall.

€9 per Class or €65 for 8 Weeks.

Must Bring own Mat.

Contact Caroline to book place as places are limited, 087 2201095.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
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DJ Course for young people

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, In : Events 
DJ Course for young people at Loughrea Youth Project, King Street Wednesday, 10th April.

Want to learn how to DJ? Youth Work Ireland Galway Loughrea Project is just about to run a 6 week DJ course for young people aged 14-18. It kicks off on Wednesday April 10th from 4.30-5.30pm and there will be a small charge of only €10 per person for the entire course.

Spaces are limited so get in touch! For more information contact Leti on 087-7814882.

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Kids Baking Camp

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, March 25, 2013, In : Events 
Kids Baking Camp 2nd-5th April, 10am-3pm in Loughrea.

Contact Vernice on 087-2125277.
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Kids Indoor Soccer at Temperance Hall

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, March 24, 2013, In : Sport 
Power Soccer School of Excellence Kids Indoor Soccer at Temperance Hall starting 27th April.

Time(s) 3-4yrs 9:45, 5-6yrs 10:30, 7-8yrs 11:30 & 9yrs + 12:30

Price 8 Weeks Fee: €65

Start Date 27-04-2013
End Date 29-06-2013

Open to children aged 3 to 12

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
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Training for 5km Series

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, March 24, 2013, In : Sport 
Anyone interested in improving their running times and training for the upcoming 5km series? Please join Loughrea Athletic Club in Bushfield Grounds (Bullaun Road) every Saturday morning at 10.30am and Thursday evening at 7pm commencing on Saturday, 30th March 2013.

All new members, male and female welcome.

Contact Enda Callanan 087-9405194 or Joe Clancy on 087-8394698 for further information.
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Loughreas Got Talent 2013

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, March 15, 2013, In : Events 
Loughreas Got Talent 2013 at Lough Rea Hotel And Spa - Auditions 23rd March 2013, Live Grand Final 6th April 2013




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Go birding in Craughwell with the Irish Wildlife Trust

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, March 14, 2013, In : Events 
Go birding in Craughwell with the Irish Wildlife Trust

The Galway branch of the Irish Wildlife Trust will host a guided walk at Rahasane Turlough near Craughwell on Sunday, March 24th. This is one of the largest turloughs in Ireland, and is an important wintering ground for various bird species. A turlough is a 'disappearing lake' that dries up during summer.

Bird species that might be present on the day include curlew, wigeon, shoveler, pintail and little egret. Early spring migrants, suc...
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Free Household WEEE Collection

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, March 14, 2013, In : Events 

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Loughrea Wine and Dine Evening

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, March 14, 2013, In : Events 

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Rock the Boat for Down Syndrom Ireland

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, In : Fundraiser 
ROCK THE BOAT FOR DOWN SYNDROME IRELAND at Fusion Dance-Fitness-Therapy, Bridestreet Loughrea on Friday, 22nd March 2013.

Times: 2.15pm, 3.15pm & 4.30pm.

All ages welcome

DONATE £2 TO "ROCK THE BOAT" and you will get a wristband to show you support for this worthy cause.

Children will take 10 minutes from there time to perform the Rock The Boat Dance with staff at Fusion Studio.
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Fundraising Dance in aid of Ballymana NS Playground Fund

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, In : Events 
A Fundraising Dance in aid of Ballymana National School playground fund, will take place in Cheevers Craughwell, on Friday next 15th March at 10p.m.

Music by Tommy Flaherty.

Tickets just €5. Available at the door.

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Loughrea Chamber of Commerce Breakfast with Gavin

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, March 11, 2013, In : Events 
Breakfast with ‘Gavin’ and launch of ‘Local First Campaign’

Just trying to survive the year? Wonder how you’ll ever manage to grow your business?

Need to motivate the people around you?

If these are some of the questions you’re asking yourself, then join us on Wednesday 10th of April for an exciting and interactive session with one of Ireland’s best known entrepreneurs and business mentors Gavin Duffy.

Venue: Loughrea Hotel and Spa
Date: Wednesday, 10th April
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Loughrea Tennis Club Table Quiz

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, March 11, 2013, In : Fundraiser 
Loughrea Tennis Club annual table quiz on Friday, 22nd March, in Kinsella's Bar 7.30pm.

To book your table please contact Billy at 086-8216207.

Cost is €40 per table, (4 people per table at €10 each, and €5 for children under 16 years of age).

Great prizes to be won on the night, including prizes for the winners of the children's round, (there will be one full round and one question from all remaining rounds of children's questions)

Venue: Kinsella's Bar, Main Street, Loughrea
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Craughwell 10 Mile

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, March 7, 2013, In : Sport 
Craughwell 10 Mile Run taking place on Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 1:00pm.

Details:
- Flat accurate AAI Measured 10 mile course
- Race it, run it, jog it, walk it!
- Incorporating AAI Galway 10 mile Club Championship
- Individual and Category Prizes
- Medal and T-shirt for all entrants
- Online entry at http://www.activeglobal.com/running/craughwell-ireland/craughwell-10-mile-galway-2013
- Tea/coffee and refreshments for all participants after

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Loughrea Rugby Club Fundraising Fun Casino Evening

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, March 7, 2013, In : Events 
Loughrea Rugby Club Fundraising Fun Casino Evening at O'Dea's Hotel on Friday, 12th April 2013.

  • Professional Croupier Entertainers
  • Live Compere
  • Music
  • Texas Hold'em
  • and lots of prizes to be won

Doors open 8.30pm
Fun Casino Extravaganza-9.30-11.30pm

DJ and Dancing til Late.

Ticket Prize 25 Euros per person

Texas Hold'em must be pre-booked. Limited places. Contact Philip on 086 3757678

Tickets available from Glynns Barbers, Moylans Bar, Charlies Bar or from the Rugby Committee.

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Introduction To Massage Course

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, March 7, 2013, In : Events 
'Introduction To Massage' Course taking place at St Breandans Adult Education Centre Loughrea.

Date has yet to be set as its depending on minimum numbers.

Contact: Jillian from Zest Health And Beauty, Loughrea at jillianhealy@yahoo.com for more information
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Paddys Weekend Disco at Club L Junior

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, March 7, 2013, In : Music 
Paddys Weekend Disco on Friday, March 15, 2013 at Club L Junior, Lough Rea Hotel and Spa.

Music with DJ LOIC SMASH
Theme: KISS ME I AM IRISH

Doors open 8.30pm - 12pm
Admission €10

Venue: Lough Rea Hotel and Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea
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Strictly Come Dancing Loughrea

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, March 7, 2013, In : Fundraiser 
Strictly Come Dancing Loughrea takes place on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 8:00pm in the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa.

The Strictly Come Dancing event based on the popular BBC TV programme. The night will involve up to 11 couples taking to the dance floor of the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa to compete for the title of Strictly Come Dancing Champions.

So come along for a great night out and help promote awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorders, all while fundraising for a very important school.

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Cancer Care West Fund Raising Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, In : Events 

Tickets are on sale at Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Loughrea Family Resource Centre, Gaeilge Locha Riach, The Studio Salon on Church Street or call to Aine in Killian's Pharmacy on Main Street.


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Family Craft and Activity Day at the Slieve Aughty Centre

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, In : Events 
Family Craft and Activity Day at the Slieve Aughty Centre on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 from 12:00pm until 4:00pm.

Spend the afternoon with your family! Play games, ride a pony, take a forest walk and head to the Craft Room where the Loughrea Craft Club will spend the afternoon painting faces and help you to ‘make and do’ lots of creative things for you to take home!

Time: 12 noon until 4pm
Entrance is free. Pony Games €5
Craft Session and Face Painting €8
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Intensive Day course in Irish for Leaving Cert

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, In : Gaeilge 
Dianchúrsa Gaeilge don Ardteistiméireacht -- Intensive Day course in Irish for Leaving Cert

[English below]

Ba mhaith le Gaeilge Locha Riach a fhógairt go bhfuil siad ag clárú mic léinn do dhianchúrsa Ardteiste atá eagraithe do lucht meánscoile. Beidh an dianchúrsa seo ar siúl in ionad Ghaeilge Locha Riach, Baile Locha Riach, Dé Luain, 25 Márta, ó 09:30 – 13:40in. Táille €20 atá ar an chúrsa agus is gá áit a chur in áirithint roimh ré.

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Happy Days for Baffle Easter Gathering

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, In : Events 
First Baffle Gathering of 2013 in Harney's Bar, on Easter Sunday night March 31st, starting at 9pm. Prizes, finger food and fun guaranteed.

The theme is 'Happy Days. Everybody welcome. '

Venue: Harney's Bar, Barrack Street, Loughrea
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Fusion Dance Easter Camp

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, In : Events 
Fusion Dance is running an Easter Camp from Tuesday 26th March - Friday 5th April.

An exciting fun camp, learning new dance styles, Hip Hop, Electric Boogie, Zumba, and Dance Games.

Drinks and packed lunch to be brought in each day.

Price: €68 for the full 8 days.
Ages 5+ for boys and girls.
From 12-3pm each day.

Places limited, please call 087 7588780 to book.
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Irish Lecture about Raifteirí's time

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, In : Gaeilge 
Léacht faoi aimsir Raifteirí / Lecture about Raifteirí's time (in Irish) on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 8:00pm until 9:00pm in Leabharlann Bhaile Locha Riach - Loughrea Library.

Léacht faoi aimsir Raifteirí / Lecture about Raifteirí's time (in Irish) le Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh

Caithréim agus Coimhlint i bPolaitíocht na hÉireann in aimsir Raifteirí
Leabharlann Bhaile Locha Riach
8.00 - 9.00 i.n.
Soláistí
Saor in aisce

Eolas - Information 091-870718 / oifig@lochariach.com
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Yoga in Irish at Gaeilge Locha Riach

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, In : Gaeilge 
Yoga in Irish on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 7:00pm until 9:00pm at Gaeilge Locha Riach, Baile Locha Riach.

Bain triail as ióga i nGaeilge do dhaoine fásta sa seomra nua thuas staighre ón oifig Dé Céadaoin seo chugainn idir 7 agus a 9.
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Join us for Yoga in Irish for adults upstairs from the office in the new function room between 7 and 9pm.

Ionad / Venue: Gaeilge Locha Riach
Oide: Ciarán Mac Fhearghusa

Is gá é a chur in áirithint / Please pre-book

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Lá Oscailte -- Open Day at Gaeilge Locha Riach

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, In : Events 
Lá Oscailte -- Open Day on Monday, March 4, 2013 10:00am until 1:00pm at Gaeilge Locha Riach.

Tar isteach idir 10 agus 1 pm Dé Luain seo chugainn le fáil amach cad a dhéanaimid.
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Come in to see what we do onMonday between 10 and 1 pm.

Ionad / Venue: Gaeilge Locha Riach, Westbridge, Loughrea
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Jumble Sale at Loughrea Family and Community Resource Centre

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, February 25, 2013, In : Fundraiser 
Jumble Sale at Loughrea Family and Community Resource Centre on Friday, March 1st 10am-12pm. All welcome.



Location: Loughrea Family and Community Resource Centre, Bride Street, Loughrea


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County Fest at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, February 24, 2013, In : Events 
County Fest at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa with Galway Bay FM Valerie Hughes on Thursday, April 4, 2013 7:00pm.

Starring:

JIMMY BUCKELY
MARC ROBERTS
TRUDI LAWLOR
MICK FLAVIN
BRENDAN SHINE
GERRY GUTHERIE

Tickets €25 on sale at Lough Rea Hotel and Spa

Doors open 7.00pm. Show starts 8.00pm.
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Quiz night in John Patrick Pub

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, February 24, 2013, In : Events 
Quiz night in John Patrick Pub (JP'S) Main Street, Loughrea on Friday, 8th March 9pm

Tables of 4 10 Euro per person

Spot prizes and food on nite

This is a fundraiser where money raised with go towards an operation for Sebastian, a little boy born without ears.
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Kilconieron 5 mile Charity Road Race

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, February 22, 2013, In : Events 
The Kilconieron 5 mile Charity Road Race is on this Sunday 24th February at 12 noon.

Its the fifth year of the race and the chosen charity is Athenry Cancer Care.

Entry is €20 with runireland.com or on the day with prizes for all main categories.

Entry for walkers is €10 on the day.

Start from Kilconieron GAA Pitch, Carrabane, Loughrea
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Loughrea St Patricks Day Parade and Ceili

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, February 22, 2013, In : Festival 
Lá Fhéile Phádraig/St. Patricks Day Parade Mórshiúl Dé Domhnaigh 17 Márta / Parade Sunday 17th March

Tús / Starting at 1.00pm sharp

Theme: Music & Dance - Ceol & Damhsa

Fear an Tí: Contact Páidí Ó Lionaird 091-870718 / feilepadraig@gmail.com

Trí Dhuaischatagóir -- Three Major Prizes

Céilí na nÓg i Halla Temperance ina dhiaidh -- Céilí for families with young children in Temperance Hall afterwards

Saor in aisce isteach -- Free in
Tús -- Starting: 2.30pm
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Table Quiz Fundraiser

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, February 22, 2013, In : Fundraiser 
Table Quiz on March 8 at 8:30pm in The Village Inn Kilchreest.

Fundraiser in aid of St. Thomas' Senior Hurling Team participation in AIB All Ireland Club Final on 17th March 2013
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Beattys Massive Shave & Dye Event

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, February 21, 2013, In : Fundraiser 
Beattys Massive Shave & Dye Event on Thursday, March 21, 2013 from 6:30pm until 9:30pm.

Beattys are holding a Massive Shave & Dye event in the store on Thursday March 21st from 6.30pm - 9.30pm in aid of Today FM's Shave or Dye 2013 - with all money going to The Irish Cancer Society.

Also, on the night, there'll be promotions and special offers throughout the store.

For every €10 spent on the night, Beattys will donate €1 to The Irish Cancer Society

Location: Beattys Loughrea, Church Str...
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Charity cycle in Aid of St Brendans Boys National School

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, February 21, 2013, In : Events 
Seven Springs Cycling Club Charity cycle in Aid of St Brendans Boys National School on Saturday, 9th March 2013.

Start time: 8:45 a.m. Loughrea GAA pitch, on Dublin Rd, past Corrib Oil. Changing facilities available.

Cost: €20

Food Stops: One at half way – another at finish.

Gaa Pitch, Gurtymadden, Mullagh, Cappataggle, Kilrickle, GAA pitch.
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Club L Junior Traffic Light Disco

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, February 21, 2013, In : Events 
Club L Junior Traffic Light Disco Friday, March 1, 2013 at the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa

Music with I RADIO's DJ BARBARA Ni DHONNACHA

Traffic Light Themed Disco-Coloured coded dress code:

Red - I am Single
Green - I am not Single
Yellow - Maybe .. maybe not ??? keep us guessing

Doors open 8.30pm - 12pm
Admission €10

Location: Lough Rea Hotel and Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea
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8 Week Circuit/Core Strengthening Class

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, February 21, 2013, In : Classes 
8 Week Circuit/Core Strengthening class starting Wednesday 6th March 7-8 PM in the Temperance Hall.

€35 for 8 weeks, Contact Caroline for further details (087) 2201095.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
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EastGalway YouthTheatre FREE Workshop

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, February 21, 2013, In : Music & Drama 
EastGalway YouthTheatre FREE Workshop this Sunday, 24th February - last recruitment drive before casting a play for performance at the end of April.

Anyone between 14 & 18yrs old interested in getting involved should come along on Sunday between 5:10 - 7:10pm in St Raphael's Theatre, Loughrea.

Contact 087 6063253 for more info.
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Tom Duffy's Circus

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, February 21, 2013, In : Events 
Tom Duffy's Circus comes to Loughrea on the following Dates/Times

Monday 11th Mar 2013 (7:30 PM)
Tuesday 12th Mar 2013 (4:30 PM)
Tuesday 12th Mar 2013 (7:30 PM)
Wednesday 13th Mar 2013 (4:30 PM)
Wednesday 13th Mar 2013 (7:30 PM)

Location: The Mart Grounds, Station Road, Loughrea
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Loughrea Hurling Club Social

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, February 21, 2013, In : Events 
Loughrea Hurling Club Social takes places at the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa on Friday, 8th March from 7.30pm.

Junior A Winners and Senior Runners Up Medal Presentation
Music by Black and White
Tickets available from Committee Members and Players, €20.

Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea
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It Runs In The Family

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, February 21, 2013, In : Events 


The Seumas O`Kelly Players bring you this cracking comedy for 3 nights only, Thursday 21st, Saturday 23rd, & Sunday 24th March in the Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea at 8:30pm

ALL Tickets Bought in advance €8.00. Available from T.L O`Briens Main St Loughrea or €10.00 at the door on the night.

Synopsis
Set in a hospital, It Runs in the Family contains the usual assortment of farcical nuts runn...

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Circus Gerbola comes to town

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, February 18, 2013, In : Events 
Circus Gerbola is presenting its award winning circus performance on Monday 25th February, 2013 at 7:30 pm and Tuesday 26th at 4.30pm and 7.30pm

Location: Mart Grounds, Station Road, Loughrea

For more information check out http://www.circusgerbola.ie/
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Kilchreest local storytelling

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, February 8, 2013, In : Events 
A night of local storytelling will take place on Wednesday, 27 February at 9 pm in the Village Inn Kilchreest.

Calling all storytellers, poets, or people who want to crack a joke.

More information by calling 086 3314607
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Galway Macra Question Time

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, February 4, 2013, In : Events 
County Galway Macra's round of question time is being hosted by Galway's newest Macra club, Loughrea Macra on Friday, 8th February in Kinsellas Bar.

Four per table. Macra and non Macra members all are welcome to attend.

Venue: Kinsellas Bar, Main Street, Loughrea
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Registration Night for Irish classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, February 4, 2013, In : Gaeilge 
Registration night for Irish classes Déardaoin, 7 Feabhra, 2013 Thursday, 7th February, 2013 from 8.00—9.00 p.m.

Ionad: Cúl an Tí, Gaeilge Locha Riach
Venue: Loughrea’s Irish Centre, Cúl an Tí

Naoi seachtainí & oíche shóisialta— €75* /Nine weeks & social session— €75*

Eolas/Information: 091—870718 / oifig@lochariach.com

Data tosaithe na ranganna: 21 Feabhra, ó 8 go 9.30in
Start date for classes: 21st February from 8 to 9.30pm

*€65 do dhaoine atá dífhostaithe ...
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Kids Baking Camp

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, February 4, 2013, In : Classes 
Loughrea Kids 2 Day Baking Camp 14th and 15th February from 10am – 1pm.

Price €30.

For more information phone Vernice on 087-2125277.
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2013 School Enrolment

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, February 4, 2013, In : Schools 
St. Ita's N.S. Enrolment for children starting school in Sept. 2013 will take place on Monday, 4th, 9am – 4pm; Tuesday, 5th, 9am – 4pm and Wednesday, 6th February, 9am – 4pm and 6pm – 8pm.

Enrolment Forms are now available from the school office.

St Raphael's College Open night (for parents) on Monday 4th February at 8pm.

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Pilates Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, February 4, 2013, In : Classes 
Pilates starting Monday 4th February 11am-12noon and Wednesday 6th Feb. 7-8pm in the Temperance Hall, Loughrea.

6 week course €70.

Chartered Physiotherapist Instructor.

To reserve a place, phone 086-3329493
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Mickey Mouse and Friends

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, February 4, 2013, In : Events 
Mickey Mouse and Friends at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa on Friday, February 8, 2013 from 6:00pm

Live Stage Show by Mickey Mouse & Friends

Admission € 10 p.p. Family of 5 40 Euros.
Tickets available on arrival
Doors open 5.30pm

Venue: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea
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Stitch n' B*%@h

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, February 1, 2013, In : Arts & Crafts 
Calling all Ladies and Gentlemen that love to knit or crochet, quilt or sew. If it involves stitches you are very welcome!

Starting on January 28th, at 7:30 pm, join us for a 'social gathering' and stitch session. Make new friends and learn new techniques. Bring your equipment, books, magazines and ideas with you. We will help and teach each other. There is no charge for this class, although we do ask that each week, you donate a few euros for teas and coffees.

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Learn to use your Sewing Machine

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, February 1, 2013, In : Events 
Learn to use your Sewing Machine at the Slieve Aughty Centre from February 4th at 7:30pm, Louise and Rachel will join our 'Stitch n' B@*&h' group and teach you Sewing Machine techniques through making simple projects. Participants ideally need to bring their own machine. €10 per lesson. (5 week course)

To register interest or to sign up, please contact jenny on 090 974 5246 or email her at jenny@riding-centre.com

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Mothers Day Felting with Lunch

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, February 1, 2013, In : Events 
Mothers Day Felting with Lunch on Sunday March 10th, 2013. 10am-4pm at Slieve Aughty Centre

Make Memories with Your Mum.... Treat yourself and Mum to a Mother’s Day with a Difference! Enjoy a fun day out crafting and go home with memories and maybe even some new friends!

Spend the day with our Yummy Mummies, Louise and Rachel from the Loughrea Craft Club, making beautiful felt creations using Wet Felting and Needle Felting techniques. Make a piece together or make two and give them as gift...
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Water Colour Painting Class

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, February 1, 2013, In : Events 
Water Colour Painting Class on Saturday March 23rd, 2013. 10:30 - 17:30 at the Slieve Aughty Centre.

Have you always wanted to paint? Or would you like to improve your painting skills? Come to Slieve Aughty Centre, where, on March 23rd 2013, Lidia de Lange, a talented painter and experienced tutor will teach you how to make your very own Watercolour pieces.

Course starts at 10:30 am and includes -Refreshments on arrival -Paper, brushes and watercolours -Lunch -Afternoon tea and coffee When...
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Kids Power Soccer

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, February 1, 2013, In : Sport 
Kids 10 week Power Soccer term in the Temperance Hall Loughrea.

3-4yrs classes at 9:45, 5-6yrs at 10:30, 7-8yrs at 11:30 and 9yrs+ at 12:30.

Saturdays. Feb 2, Feb 9, March 2, March 9, March 23, April 13 & April 20.
No Soccer due to Midterm, St. Patrick's Day and Easter.
No Soccer on the following dates. Feb 16 & 23, March 16 & 30 & April 6.
New term again April 27th.

For more information check out www.powersoccer.ie  or contact John on 0861956424
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Irish dance classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, In : Classes 
Irish dance classes by three times world champion Stephanie Power. TCRG registered with an commission le rince gaelacha. beginners and advanced classes available.Thursday evening 5.30pm. Contact Stephanie Power School of Dance for more information on 087-7536332
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Thorny Rose of Loughrea 2013

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, In : Music & Drama 
Thorny Rose of Loughrea  2013, 'Alternative' Rose Competition ( Men competing for the prize of best women ) hosted by Brendans Choral & Dramatic Society takes place at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa Friday, February 15, 2013 from 8:30pm.

Followed by Entertainment DJ and Disco.
Loads of spot prizes on the night

Tickets on sale at the Lough Rea Hotel for €10
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Psychic and Holistic Fair at the Lough Rea Hotel

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, In : Events 
Psychic and Holistic Fair at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa on Sunday, February 3, 2013 from 11:00am until 7:00pm.

  • Welcome Irelands Top Mediums
  • Psychics and clairvoyants
  • Angle and Tarot Cards
  • Fortune Tellers Aura Photography
  • Crystals & Angles
  • Holistic Therapies to relax, renew, and heal
  • Natural Products and solutions to enrich your life
  • Natural cosmetics, books and CD'S
  • Crafts and much more
Venue: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Dublin Road, Loughrea


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Country Festival Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, In : Music 
Country Festival Night at the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa Wednesday 20th February 2013.



Featuring The Conquerors, Philomena Begley, Michael English, Marc Roberts, Derek Ryan, Aidan Quinn.

Tickets €25.00
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9s Card Game Fundraiser

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, In : Events 
St Brendan's Hurling Club, Loughrea are holding a fund raising 9's Card game in Kinsella's on Fri. 25th Jan. at 8pm.

Location: Kinsella's , Main Street, Loughrea
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Progressive 25 in the Temperance Hall

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, January 22, 2013, In : Events 
Progressive 25 Promoted by Loughrea Golf Club/Junior Golf on SUNDAY 17th FEBRUARY 9pm in the Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
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Fit and Healthy Boot Camp Weigh loss/Sculpt and Tone

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, January 18, 2013, In : Events 
Fit and Healthy Boot Camp Weigh loss/Sculpt and Tone at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa from Monday January 14th at 7.30pm.

Cost: €8 Pay as you go class, Teenagers €6

Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea

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St. Brigid's Eve Party

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, January 18, 2013, In : Events 
St. Brigid's Eve Party at The Hungry Bookworm, Loughrea, on Thursday, 31 January, 2013 at 7.30pm.

Chiefstoryteller: Dara Ó Conaola, writer, from Inis Oirr, Co. Galway

Storytelling, music by locals and a St. Brigid's cross-making workshop. Local musicians Michael Fahy, Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, and other local musicians will be playing music. Celebrate Oíche na Féile Bríde (St. Brigid's Eve) with Gaeilge Locha Riach.

Also launched on the night will be Féile Raifteirí and Seacht...
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Register for Saint Patrick Day Parade

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, January 18, 2013, In : Events 
Please come to Gaeilge Locha Riach's Offices (Westbridge) at 8pm, on Monday, 21 January, to register for the Saint Patrick Day Parade or to help out. Theme is Ceol & Damhsa. A Church collection will be held on 23/24 February.

Cruinniú Lá Fhéile Pádraig Bhaile Locha Riach Dé Luain, 21 Eanáir @8pm. Bailiúchán taobh amuigh den Ardeaglais 23/24 Feabhra. Póstaer faoi cheangal. Ceol & damhsa an téama.
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Men's Health Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, January 18, 2013, In : Events 
Men's Health night held in the Lough Rea Hotel, Loughrea, on Wednesday 23rd January commencing at 8pm sharp.

Doctors from Main Street Clinic, Loughrea (John Flaherty, John Kilraine and Cathal Nugent) and physiotherapist Eamon Duane will give talks on diabetes, prostate problems, heart disease and back problems.

Light refreshments will be served.
Everyone welcome, including partners.
Admission is free.

Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea
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Loughrea Scouts Meeting

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, January 14, 2013, In : Events 
Loughrea Scouts Tuesday 15th January 8.30 pm in the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa. Please make an effort to attend as Noel the Western Province PSO will be attending.

Beavers will be starting up in February. If you are planning to enroll your child you must attend this meeting.

Priority will be given to parents who are leaders or willing to be actively involved in a "Parents and Friends Group".

Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea
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Club L Junior Lock & Key Valentines Disco

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, January 14, 2013, In : Events 
Lock & Key Valentines Disco at Club L Junior Thursday, February 14th.

Music with DJ GAVO

Location: Club L Junior, Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea
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Loughrea Celtic Ladies Soccer Club Indoor Soccer

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, January 14, 2013, In : Sport 
Loughrea Celtic Ladies Soccer Club Indoor Soccer on Sundays 4.30 to 6 pm, starting 20th January.

Contact Neil 086 8709562 for further info.
New members welcome.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
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Texas Hold'em Charity Fundraiser

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, January 10, 2013, In : Fundraiser 
Charity fund-raiser in aid of abalta children's school for autism.

Texas Hold'em

in O'Dea's Hotel Friday, 22 February 2013

Guaranteed Prize Money 1,000
Re-Buys Limited to 1 per person. 

Registration: 8.30pm. Starts: 9pm

Tickets: 20 For tickets contact: Calmen on 085 7270606 or Brendan on 087 9029577
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Valentine's "Take me out" and raffle

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, January 10, 2013, In : Events 
Valentine's "Take me out" and raffle takes place on Saturday, 16th February 8pm at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa. Go along to a night of fun as the guys try to woo the girls in the style of "Take Me Out" dating show. This is a very special benefit night for Deirdre Lyons in association with Davitts Camoige Club.

Deirdre Lyons (nee Gilchrist) began her playing career with Davitts in 1996. She had great success with the club capturing numerous underage and four senior county titles. She also went ...
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Dance Aerobics Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, January 6, 2013, In : Events 
Dance Aerobics Classes every Tuesday at 7.30p.m at the Temperance Hall.

Drop in class – pay as you go. Suit all fitness levels.

Phone: 087 9379563.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea

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8 week Circuit Training

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, January 6, 2013, In : Events 
An 8 week Circuit Training session starts on Wednesday 9th January 2013 from 7-8 PM.

Contact Caroline for further Details on 087 2201095.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
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Loughrea Yoga

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, January 4, 2013, In : Events 
Loughrea Yoga at the Temperance Hall starting Monday January 14th.

Advance Class 6.30 – 8pm. Gentle Yoga 8.15pm - 9.45pm.

Morning Yoga Wednesday 16th January 10.30am – 11.45am.

For bookings phone 086-2608039.
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St. Patrick's Day 2013 parade meeting

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, January 3, 2013, In : Events 
Lá Fhéile Pádraig 2013 -- St. Patrick's Day 2013 parade meeting Monday, 7th January at 8pm.

Please come to Gaeilge Locha Riach's Offices (Westbridge) at 8pm, on Monday 7 Jan, to register for parade or help out.

Eolas / Info: Ruth Ní Shiadhail Gaeilge Locha Riach 091-870718

Location: Gaeilge Locha Riach's Offices (Westbridge), Loughrea
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St. Stephen's Day Mile

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, December 22, 2012, In : Sport 
Loughrea Lions Club in association with Home-Start Family Support Service are hosting a 1 mile/2 mile run, jog or walk on St. Stephen's Day at 12 noon.

Entry is €5 fee (or more if you can); Spot prizes galore; refreshments at the finish line.

Starts and finishes at AIB, Main Street, Loughrea.

An ideal way to get some “post turkey” exercise!
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Christmas Social + Quiz Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, December 18, 2012, In : Events 
Loughrea Musical Society invite you to their Christmas Social on Thursday, 20th December at 8:00pm.

Come along with your friends and family to Charlies Bar on Thursday 20th December at 8pm for a fun Christmas quiz (€10 per person-max 4 per table), followed by live music. Finger food on the night.

Dont forget to wear your Christmas jumper....prizes for best and most creative!!

Everyone welcome.

Venue: Charlies Bar, Main Street, Loughrea
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Life Coaching Night Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, December 18, 2012,

Life Coaching Night Classes Loughrea January 2013

Career & Life Planning is running a 10 week evening class on Wednesdays in Loughrea starting January 30th. This class has been run for the last 3 years with great results and feedback from participants.


Class Topics

Review of 2012 and what worked well for you (or not)
Deal with stress more effectively
Manage your time better
Set goals and objectives that are relevant to you
Improve your self-confidence and esteem
Manage family relations...


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St Brigid’s Vocational School annual carol service

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, December 10, 2012, In : Events 
St Brigid’s Vocational School annual carol service will take place at 8pm in the Carmeliate Abbey on Tuesday 18th December.

All proceeds will be donated to the Loughrea Branch of the St Vincent de Paul.

All welcome.
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Gradaim Locha Riach Awards+Bilingual Table quiz

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, December 4, 2012, In : Gaeilge 
Gradaim Locha Riach + Tráth na gCeist Dátheangach -- Awards+Bilingual Table quiz [Eng. follows]
Seo cuireadh chuig Gradaim Locha Riach 2012, an Mháirt seo chugainn, ag 7i.n. díreach, i Leabharlann Bhaile Locha Riach.

Tá Kindle an duine le bronnadh ar bheirt léitheoirí óga a bhí páirteach i gComórtas Léitheoireachta an tSamhraidh agus teastais le bronnadh ar na léitheoirí eile. Tosóidh Tráth na gCeist ag 7.30in díreach agus beidh € mar phríomhdhuais.

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St.Vincent de Paul Cake Sale

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, December 3, 2012, In : Events 
St.Vincent de Paul Cake Sale Saturday 8th December from 2.30 – 5pm in the Supper Room, Temperance Hall, Loughrea.

Donation of cakes, books and bric-a-brack gratefully accepted from 1pm.

In-house raffle –wonderful prizes including Christmas cake and hamper.

Venue: Supper Room, Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Loughrea Creative Writing Group Razzle Dazzle

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, December 3, 2012, In : Events 
Loughrea Creative Writing Group Razzle Dazzle will launch their anthology of Friday 7th December in Loughrea Library at 7.30pm.

Liam Nolan will start the night and refreshments will be served.

All are welcome.

Venue: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea


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Kids Christmas Movie Animated cartoon

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, December 3, 2012, In : Events 
Kids Christmas Movie Animated cartoon “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” on Thursday December 6th at 6pm in Loughrea Library.





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Mince pie and coffee morning

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, December 3, 2012, In : Events 
Sunflowers Chernobyl Appeal: A mince pie and coffee morning will be held in The Closet, Dunkellin Street on Saturday 8th December from 11am to 4pm.

Draw for Christmas hamper and spot prizes.

All welcome.

Venue: The Closet, Dunkellin Street, Loughrea


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Table quiz Loughrea and District Mental Health Association

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, December 3, 2012, In : Events 
Loughrea and District Mental Health Association Table quiz in Kinsella's Bar on Friday 7th Dec. 2012 at 8pm.

Teams of 4 (€40 per team).
Entry on the night or in advance.

Contact; Martin Keary (Chairman) 0872539915 or Anne Cuddy (Secretary) 0862205601.

Venue: Kinsella's Bar, Main Street, Loughrea


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Loughrea Christmas Concert

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, November 28, 2012, In : Music 
Loughrea Christmas Concert on Wednesday, 19 December 2012 at 8pm at the Carmelite Abbey Loughrea.

Loughrea Christmas Fund Raising Concert for Loughrea Lions Club featuring Army Band of the 2nd Brigade with guests the Abbey Choir and Fr Michael Byrnes and Althea Kerr.


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National schools in concert

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, November 28, 2012, In : Music 



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Club L Junior New Year Disco

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, November 26, 2012, In : Music 
Club L Junior Disco at Lough Rea Hotel and Spa on January 4th 2013

Teenage New Year Disco with DJ Fergal Darcy

Admission €10
Open 8.30pm - 12
Club l Junior rules apply
Ages 13-17 years
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Club L Junior Christmas Disco

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, November 26, 2012, In : Music 
Club L Junior Disco at Lough Rea Hotel and Spa on 21st December 2012

Teenage Christmas Disco with DJ MARK M

Admission €10
Open 8.30pm - 12
Club l Junior rules apply
Ages 13-17 years
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The Valetie Hughes Country Fest

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, November 26, 2012, In : Music 
THE VALERIE HUGHES COUNTRY FEST at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa on Thursday, January 17, 2013

Featuring : Mike Denver , Dominic Kirwan, Mary Duff, Marc Roberts, Johny Brady and Gerry Guthrie

Tickets €25.00 - available from the hotel or Galway Bay FM
DOORS OPEN 7.30PM
SHOW STARTS 8.00PM

Venue: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea
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Concert in Loughrea Library

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, November 23, 2012, In : Events 
Concert in Loughrea Library on Sunday December 2nd at 7pm.

Broadcaster Liam Nolan will read a selection of readings and will be joined by the Corrib String Quartet.

Admission is free and there will be a wine reception at the interval.

Venue: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea
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Kilnadeema Christmas Fair

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, In : Events 
Kilnadeema Christmas Fair takes place at Kilnadeema National School on Sunday 2nd December 2012 from 1pm - 6pm.

Stalls including crafts, toys, books, bric-a-brac & home baking.
Cafe & Raffles.

ENTRY FREE.

A visit to Santas grotto including present and photo for 3 euro/child.

Location: Kilnadeema National School, Killnadeema, Loughrea


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Christmas Market at Craughwell Hall

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, In : Events 
Christmas Market at Craughwell Hall on Sunday, November 25th from 11am - 6pm.

Ballymana N.S. Fundraiser.

Vendors on the day include:
  • Handmade Silver & Cut Glass Jewellery
  • Craughwell GAA Gear
  • Craughwell United Ger
  • Soft Blankets
  • Wood Crafts - 'Ugg' Boots
  • handmade Soaps & Crochets
  • Unique Gifts & Crafts - Bits n Bobs
  • Handbags - Cosmetics
  • Cheese, Cards, Ornaments
  • Music School - Christmas Cakes, Mince Pies, Brownies and more

Ballymana N.S. will have:
  • Children's Choir singing Christmas Songs
  • Music...

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Talk on the life of Kilnadeemna native Fr. John Fahy

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, November 16, 2012, In : Talks 
A talk on the life of Kilnadeemna native, Fr. John Fahy will take place in the Hungary Bookworm, Abbey Street on Wednesday, 21st November at 8.30pm.

Organised by Loughrea Literary & Historical Society. The speaker is Jim Madden, Banagher.

Admission is free
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Big Question Table Quiz

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, In : Events 
The Big Question Table Quiz in the Arch Bar on Thursday, November 22nd at 8pm.

Tables of 4: 40 Euros.

In aid of Crumlin Children's Hospital.

Venue: The Arch Bar, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Workshop on how to talk with your kids about drugs & alcohol

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, November 8, 2012, In : Talks 
A Workshop on how to talk with your kids about drugs & alcohol.

This is a free event on Thursday 15th November 7pm - 9pm organised by Loughrea Family & Community Resource Centre in conjunction with Western Region Drugs Task Force.

Workshop on building two way communications between parents and children on issues around drugs & alcohol.

Please phone 091 871149 to book your place or for more information

Venue: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Stars in their Eyes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, November 8, 2012, In : Events 
K.L.H.C presents STARS IN THEIR EYES in the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa on Friday, November 17th at 8pm.

Tickets available from Dervans Fashions, Main Street & Digiphoto, Bride Steet, Loughrea

Venue: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Woodford Celebration Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, November 8, 2012, In : Events 
Youth Club Hall Woodford on Friday 9th November at 7pm.

Music by CLASS ACT from 9pm.

ADMISSION FREE.

Venue: Youth Club Hall Woodford


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Country Fest Concert at Lough Rea Hotel

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, November 7, 2012, In : Music 
Galway Bay Fm, Valerie Hughes Country Fest Concert will take place in the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa on Thursday, November 22nd.

Featuring: Robert Mizzell, Marc Roberts, Declan Nerney, Nathan Carter, Louise Morrisey and John Farry.


Doors open at 7.30 pm and Tickets €25 from Lough Rea Hotel or Galway Bay FM

Venue: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Fly Dressing Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, In : Classes 
FLY DRESSING CLASSES

Learn the art of Fly Dressing this Saturday, November 10th at 7pm.

Classes commencing in Loughrea for beginners / improvers / advanced.

Call Robert Reilly to book your place on 086 2458654

Venue: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
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Christmas Fresh Flower Demo

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, October 31, 2012, In : Events 
Richard Haslam Christmas Fresh Flower Demonstration organised by Loughrea Flower Club at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa on Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Tickets on sale. Contact Mary 091 842535

Venue: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road Loughrea


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Coffee Morning and Kids Party

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, October 31, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
COFFEE MORNING & KIDS PARTY at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa on Saturday, November 3rd from 11:00 until 2pm.

Come along and meet the Senior Galway Hurling Team
Enjoy Face painting & music
All proceeds in aid of Our Ladys Childresn Hospital Crumlin

Venue: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Loughrea Motor Factors Coffee Morning

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, October 31, 2012, In : Events 
Loughrea Motor Factors Coffee Morning Friday, November 2nd from 10am. Loughrea Motor Factors celebrate 40 years in business. Everybody who attends will be entered into a draw for a mountain bike.
Please support worthy cause in aid of Galway Hospice.

Location: Loughrea Motor Factors, Gort Road (opposite the green)


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Loughrea Macra Information evening

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, October 26, 2012, In : Events 
Loughrea Macra Information evening on Friday, 2nd November at 9pm in Kinsella's pub.

Contact Theresa on 087-6257152 for more information.

Venue: Kinsella's pub, Main Street, Loughrea


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Loughrea Library Concert

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, October 26, 2012, In : Music 
Loughrea Library Concert Sunday 4th November at 7pm.

Admission is free but donation if desired to Cancer Research in St. Vincent's.

Venue: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea


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Fundraising Dance in Kinsellas

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, October 26, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
East Galway Foster Care Association Fundraising Dance in Kinsella's, Sunday, 28th October at 9pm.

Music by Class Act.

Admission €5.
Venue: Kinsella's, Main Street, Loughrea


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Carmelite Abbey Choir

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, October 26, 2012, In : Music 
Carmelite Abbey Choir meets every Monday evening in the Abbey at 8.30pm.

All new members very welcome.

If you have an interest in singing sacred choral music including Gregorian chant please contact 086-1055822.


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Introduction to Quilting Workshop

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, October 12, 2012, In : Arts & Crafts 
Introduction to Quilting Workshop by Loughrea Craft Club at Slieve Aughty Centre on Saturday, 20 October 2012 from 10:00am until 16:00pm.

Join the Loughrea Craft Club at Slieve Aughty Centre and make a beautiful chrysanthemum cushion.

All Materials and Lunch in The Three Towers Organic Restaurant is included.

Date: Saturday, October 20
Time: 10am-4pm
Cost: €50

Contact: Louise to book a place 0876363717 or email Jenny at jenny@riding-centre.com

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Slieve Aughty Centre opens The Three Towers Guest House & Organic Restaurant

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, October 10, 2012, In : Events 
Friends, family, neighbours and guests are all invited to attend the official opening of The Three Towers Guest House & Organic Restaurant at Slieve Aughty Centre, Kylebrack West, Loughrea.

Date: Friday, November 23, 2012
Time: 12:00pm until 8:00pm

Starting at noon, the building will be officially opened, followed by light refreshments, a tour and party.

There is no charge for this event but please let Slieve Aughty Centre know if you are coming.

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The Elvis Spectacular

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, October 10, 2012, In : Events 
The Elvis Spectacular, starring Award Winning ETA Ciaran Houlihan and his TCB Band + The Sweet Sensations will perform at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa on Friday, November 2nd from 8.00pm.

The night will also include an Elvis video disco by DJ Speedway Jim.

Venue: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Class of 1982 St. Raphaels Reunion

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, October 9, 2012, In : Events 
St. Raphaels Reunion: The Class of 1982 are having a re-union in Lough Rea Hotel & Spa on Saturday, October 20th ay 8.00 p.m.

Tickets €20 available at door on the night.

For further information phone 086-8070335.

Venue: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Make your own Autumn Trees at Playtown

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, October 4, 2012, In : Events 
Mother & Toddler Mornings at Playtown

Theme: "Make your own Autumn Trees"
Friday October 5th from 11am to 1pm
Cost €5 per child over 2 years (Under 2 years FREE)
(Cost includes Free Tea/Coffee)

Location: Playtown, Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea
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Comedy Night by Seumas O'Kelly Players

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, October 4, 2012, In : Events 



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Grand Finale of the BAFFLE Poetry Competition

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, In : Festival 
Grand Finale of the BAFFLE Poetry Competition

With MC Declan O'Brien
Entertainment - The Acafella's

Presentation of the 'BAFFLE Turnip' to the BAFFLE Bard 2012

Sponsored by Martin Fahy Menswear, Main Street, Loughrea

People's Choice Award to the writer of the poem chosen by the audience.
Sponsored by Paddy and Ursula Cleary, Cleary Engineering, Loughrea.

Part of Baffle Festival 2012, October 26 - October 28.

Date: Sunday, October 28th
Time: 8pm
Venue: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughr...
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BAFFLE Brunch

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, In : Food & Drink 
BAFFLE Brunch featuring renowned Story Teller, Jack Lynch

Part of Baffle Festival 2012, October 26 - October 28.


Date: Sunday, October 28th
Time: 12 Noon
Venue: The Hungry Bookworm, Abbey Street, Loughrea
Admission: €15. Tickets can be booked in advance from Siun McDonald on 087 284 6801


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Heats of the BAFFLE Poetry Competition

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, In : Festival 
Heats of the BAFFLE Poetry Competition

Part of Baffle Festival 2012, October 26 - October 28.

Date: Saturday, October 27th
Time: 9pm
Venue: Maggie May's Bar, Bride Street, Loughrea & Harney's Bar, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Registration for the BAFFLE Poetry Competition

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, In : Festival 
Registration for the BAFFLE Poetry Competition

Part of Baffle Festival 2012, October 26 - October 28.

Date: Saturday, October 27th
Time: 7-8pm
Venue: O'Dea's Hotel, Bride Street, Loughrea
Registration Fee: €5


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History of the Carmelite Abbey Grounds

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, In : Festival 
A Stroll through the History of the Carmelite Abbey Grounds with Christie Cuniffe

Part of Baffle Festival 2012, October 26 - October 28.

Date: Saturday, October 27th
Time: 3.30pm
Venue: Carmelite Abbey Grounds, Abbey Street, Loughrea (assemble at cemetery gates)
Admission: Free


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A Witching Hour for Women

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, In : Festival 
A Witching Hour for Women (men also allowed)

Reading by Mary Caprani

Part of Baffle Festival 2012, October 26 - October 28
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Date: Saturday, October 27th
Time: 2.30pm
Venue: Harney's Bar, Barrack Street, Loughrea
Admission: Free


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Poetry Workshop with Gerard Hanberry

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, In : Festival 
Poetry Workshop with Gerard Hanberry

Part of Baffle Festival 2012, October 26 - October 28.

Date: Saturday, October 27th
Time: 11am-1.00pm
Venue: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Raod, Loughrea
Admission: €20. Tickets can be booked in advance from Finuala McNally - 0860813717


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Interview with Liam Nolan and Dr Pat Finnegan

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, In : Festival 
Interview with Liam Nolan and Dr Pat Finnegan, featuring renowned Story teller, Jack Lynch.

Part of Baffle Festival 2012, October 26 - October 28.

Date: Friday, October 26th
Time: 8pm
Venue: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea
Admission: €10. Tickets can be booked in advance from Finuala McNally - 0860813717


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Baffle Festival 2012

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Loughrea Rugby Club Parish Bingo

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, October 1, 2012, In : Events 
Loughrea Rugby Club are delighted to announce that as from Friday, 5th October at 8.30pm they will be running the Loughrea Parish Bingo.

Up to €4000 in prizes. Jackpot €1,500 in 45 numbers or less/ Flyer game €400.
All other full house games €100 / Raffle.
Complimentary Tea & Coffee.
All are welcome and we thank you for your support.

Venue: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Music Concert at Loughrea Library

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, September 30, 2012, In : Music 
Loughrea Library Concert Sunday, 7th October at 7pm.

Admission is free but proceeds if desired will go to the local Carer's Association.

Venue: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea


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Arthritis Ireland Support Meeting

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, September 30, 2012, In : Events 
Loughrea Arthritis Ireland Support meeting in Club Rea (next to Fahy's Glass) on Mon. 1st Oct. at 7.30pm.

The speaker is Dr. Hussain Bhatti who specialises in complimentary medicine.

All are welcome. For more information phone Veronica at 086-3075479.
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St. Brigids Vocational School Fashion Show 2012

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, September 28, 2012, In : Events 
St. Brigids Vocational School Fashion Show 2012

Annual fashion show in association with Catwalk Modelling Agency and Transition Year students takes place at 8pm in the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa on Friday, October 19th.

Cheese and wine reception from 7:30pm. Male models will include members of the Galway Hurling Team and surprise guests.

Excellent prizes on the night including weekend and mid-week breaks in Renvyle House Hotel, Burlington Hotel and An Cuirt Hotel in Donegal.

Tickets are 20 Eu...
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XHale Youth Concert

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, September 28, 2012, In : Music 
The Loughrea Project will host a concert for young people 18 and under, as the final event of the X-hale Youth award project (an initiative by the Irish Cancer Society).


Starting at 8.30pm on Saturday, October 6th in the Lough Rea hotel and Spa, the concert, thanks to young and talented bands from around the County, will be an occasion to showcase the anti tobacco campaign created by the young people and raise awareness of the positive options of a life without cigarettes in a fun and enterta...


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Mother & Toddlers morning at Playtown

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 27, 2012, In : Events 
Muroon and White will be the colours at the Mother & Toddlers morning in Playtown this Friday, September 28th.

Join Playtown making streamers and banners for the Galway Team from 11am to 1pm.

E5 entry fee, includes Tea/Coffee.

Venue: Playtown, Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Loughrea Squash Club AGM

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 27, 2012, In : Sport 
Loughrea Squash Club AGM will take place at the Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea on Wednesday, October 3rd at 8pm.

An open night will follow from 8.30pm.
New & experienced members welcome.

Venue: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Gaeilge Locha Riach Events

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, September 25, 2012, In : Gaeilge 





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Music Concert at Loughrea Library

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, September 21, 2012, In : Music 
The Galway Ensemble in Residence, The CONTEMPO QUARTET, will hold a concert in Loughrea Library at 1pm on Thursday, 27th September.

Music by Bela Bartok, Antonia Dvorak and Joseph Hayden, Admission free.

Venue: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea


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Jumble Sale & Bake Sale

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 20, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
Loughrea FRC Jumble Sale & Bake Sale Saturday, September 22nd from 11:00am until 1:00pm

Venue: Loughrea Family Resource Centre, Bride Street, Loughrea




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St Raphaels Loughrea - Class of 1992 Reunion

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 20, 2012, In : Events 
St Raphaels Loughrea - Class of 1992 Reunion takes place at Charlies Bar on Saturday, September 22, 2012

Venue: Charlies Bar, Main Street, Loughrea

For more information follow the event on Facebook at:
https://www.facebook.com/StRaphaelsLoughreaClassOf1992SchoolReunion


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Club Colours Disco at Club L

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 20, 2012, In : Music 



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Mother & Toddler Mornings at Playtown

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 20, 2012, In : Events 
Mother & Toddler Mornings at Playtown

Theme: "Make and Taste Fruit Flummery"
Friday September 21st from 11am to 1pm
Cost €5 per child over 2 years (Under 2 years FREE)
(Cost includes Free Tea/Coffee)

Location: Playtown, Lough Rea Hotel, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Car Boot Sale

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, September 19, 2012, In : Events 
Loughrea Rugby Club are holding a Car Boot Sale from 10am Sunday morning, 7th October.

TO BOOK YOUR CAR €15 / VAN €20 call Geraldine on 087 410 9639 to book in your car or Eaimer on 086 8110611

Don't worry if it's raining, you will be able to go inside the club house. Lots of space. Tea/coffee available on the day.

Venue: Loughrea Rugby Club Grounds, Ballygasty, Loughrea


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Loughrea Rugby Club White Collar Boxing

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, September 19, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
Loughrea Rugby Club Presents: WHITE COLLAR BOXING at the Lough Rea Hotel on Saturday, 24th November.

Time: Doors Open at 8pm First Bout 9pm Men & Women boxing

This promises to be a very entertaining evening. Limited amount of tickets available. To book your tickets phone: Geraldine 087 4109639 or Eaimer 086 8110611 - log onto Loughrea Rugby Club web page for more details

Venue: Lough Rea Hotel, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Adult Evening Education Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, September 16, 2012, In : Classes 
Adult Evening Education Classes in St. Brigid's Vocation School.

Enrolment will take place on Monday 17th September, 7pm – 9pm.

Phone 091-841919 for more information.


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Loughrea Gardai host fundraising table quiz

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, September 16, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
Loughrea Gardai are holding a fundraising table quiz in aid of the National Rehabilitation Hospital, Dun Laoghaire on Thurs. 27th September at 8.30pm in Kinsella's Bar.

Tables of 4 - €40.

Your support would be gratefully appreciated.



Venue: Kinsells'a Bar, Main Street, Loughrea


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Art Classes for adults in Loughrea

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, September 16, 2012, In : Arts & Crafts 
Art Classes for adults in Loughrea - Free Open Night to see various activities to be covered in class at Loughrea Family & Community Resource Centre, Bride Street, Loughrea, 7:30pm to 8:30pm, Thursday 4th October.

People will register their interest in taking the class and pay €48 for group of 4 classes, where a particular subject will be covered.

Activities in classes are Object Drawing, Still Life, Portraiture from photographs, Calligraphy and imagery, Printmaking, Clay Modelling, Painti...
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Beattys host Celebrity TV Chef Malcolm Harradine

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 13, 2012, In : Events 
Celebrity TV Chef, Malcolm Harradine, in Beattys Loughrea Friday, September 14th from 10.00am - 4.00pm.

20% OFF STELLAR, JUDGE & HORWOOD Cookware/Bakeware.
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The Gathering Community Meeting

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 13, 2012, In : Events 
The Gathering, which will take place in 2013, will be the biggest tourism even ever held in Ireland.

Community meeting will take place in the Lough Rea Hotel on Tuesday, September 18th from 7.30pm, organised by local steering groups to allow people to learn more about the imitative.

All welcome.

Venue: Lough Rea Hotel, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Alexander Technique with Richard Brennan

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, September 4, 2012, In : Classes 
Alexander Technique with Richard Brennan at the Slieve Aughty Centre on Sunday 16th September 2012 - 10.30 to 5pm €65 per person Lunch Included

The Alexander Technique is a method of personal education which involves self awareness and releasing muscular tension. This excessive tension slowly accumulates over many years of stressful living and often starts in childhood and, if left unchecked, can give rise later in life to common ailments such as arthritis, neck and back pain, migraine, hyp...
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Irish language evening classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, September 4, 2012, In : Classes 
Cuirfear tús le téarma nua ranganna oíche Gaeilge i gCúl an Tí, Ionad na Gaeilge, Baile Locha Riach, Déardaoin 27 Meán Fómhair. Tá na ranganna á n-eagrú ag Gaeilge Locha Riach agus beidh trí leibhéal ann: Bunrang; Foghlaimeoirí/ Feabhsóirí; Ardrang. Beidh na ranganna ar siúl idir 8i.n. agus 9.30i.n. gach Déardaoin scoile ar feadh naoi n-oíche. Beidh táille €75 le clárú don téarma nó lámháltas £65 do mhic léinn, do dhaoine dífhostaithe agus do phinsinéir.

Má t...

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Junior Tennis Training Sessions

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, September 4, 2012, In : Sport 
Junior Tennis: Loughrea Tennis Club Junior Tennis training sessions will re-commence on Tuesday, 11th Sept 2012. Details are as follows:

  • Every Tuesday 4.30-5.30pm 5-8 yrs old
  • Every Tuesday 5.30-6.30pm 8-10 yrs old
  • Every Thursday 4.30-5.30pm 11-16 yrs old

Cost: 60 Euro for 10 sessions (to be paid upon registration)

Location: Loughrea Tennis Club, Gort Road, Loughrea


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Beginners Tennis Club Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, September 4, 2012, In : Sport 
From Wednesday, September 12th, the Loughrea Tennis Club is introducing a beginners club night every Wednesday night from 7-8pm. All members who are new to tennis or plays at beginner’s level are invited to attend.

The club night will conclude with Tea/Coffee.

This will be followed by club night for experienced players, and will start at 8pm and continue to 9.30pm, also followed by Tea/Coffee

https://www.facebook.com/loughrea.tennis

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Fun "Rubbish" Sports Day 2012

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, September 1, 2012, In : Events 
*** ATTENTION: Unfortunately due to wind, rain & possible safety issues have cancelled today's Fun Rubbish Sports Day. Hopefully October will pick up abit and we can run same then. Would appreciate if you could spread the word. Thank you.

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The annual Fun "Rubbish" Sports Day takes place on Sunday, September 16th from 2-5pm at the Fairgreen, Loughrea.

This unique sports day organised by Loughrea Tidy Towns is modeled on the good old local parish sports but with a...
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The Grey Lake 10k Road Race

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, September 1, 2012, In : Sport 
Note: New date for Grey Lake 10km 2012. Race now Taking place 23rd September at 1:30pm. Junior race at 1pm. All Ireland Final replay on 30th September.

The race starts on the shore of Loughrea Lake and takes in a Lap of the famous "Grey Lake". Starting near the Tennis Club Grounds and finishing at St. Brendan’s Cathedral.

Race Day headquarters: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
Start times: Senior race 2:30pm, Junior race 1:30pm
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Paint Playtown

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, September 1, 2012, In : Events 
Kids paint Playtown Red or Pink or Blue or whatever colour you like Saturday, 8th Septmber at Playtowns Drop and Go service from 11am to 2pm. Playtown will be letting the kids loose to paint the walls whatever way they want as long as it's bright co lourful and fun!

Part of the entry fee will be donated to Barnardos Kids Charity. E15 per child, 2 children E25.00 etc.

Children must be aged over 5 years of age or if under 5 be due to start National School this September.

Location: Playtown, Lou...


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Parent & Toddler Event at McInerney's Supervalu

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, August 31, 2012, In : Events 
Parent & Toddler Event at McInerney's Supervalu on Friday, 7th September from 1pm – 4pm.

FREE Parent & Toddler event, face painting, meet Winnie the Poo and Tiger, also three bouncing castles outside the shop.

Galway Bay FM Roadcaster from 11am-1.30pm

Company Representatives from Johnson & Johnson and other baby products.

Reflexologists, Childcare, Baby Masseuse. Food tasting in-store. Tea/Coffee for parents. Prizes to be won.

Dont forget to pick up your eumom,ie Free Gift Bag instore.

Venus: M...
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Loughrea Rugby Club Open Day

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, August 31, 2012, In : Sport 
Loughrea Rugby will hold an Open Day on Saturday, September 8th, 10.30am - 12.30pm.

If you are interested in rugby at any age, (U7- Senior) please come along and meet our team and coaches. Meet some Connacht Rugby Players, take photos, have a look around our club.

Location: Loughrea Rugby Club Grounds, Ballygasty, Loughrea


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Practical Gardening Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, August 29, 2012, In : Classes 
Practical Gardening Classes by local horticulturalist starting this September at Woodville Walled Garden, Kilchreest.

Booking essential as limited places available.

For further details please contact Margarita Donohue at 087/9069191


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Parenting Teenagers Course

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, August 28, 2012, In : Classes 
Parenting Teenagers Course at the Loughrea Family & Community Resource Centre starting Monday, September 10th from 7-9pm.

  • For Parents/Guardians/Carers
  • Couples especially welcome
  • One evening per week for 6 weeks
  • Starting September 2012
  • Number limmited to 15 participants
  • Experienced facilitator
  • Once off registration fee of 10 Euros

Location: Loughrea Family & Community Resource Centre, Bride Street, Loughrea, County Galway
Contact: 091 871149


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Western Alzheimers's Charity Calendar Launch 2013

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, August 27, 2012, In : Events 
Hi, Martina Blake here, I have produced a calendar "Sharing To Care" for the Western Alzheimer's.

I was a carer for my late father Micheal for 10 years who had this illness. Alzheimer’s disease is very dear to my heart so I’ve decided to do a calendar to raise money so I can help others with this illness. A group of my friends got together to pose for the calendar in honour of my dads memory.

On the launch night there will be a variety of entertainment a buffet and spot prizes. Calendars ...
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STARS

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, August 27, 2012, In : Events 




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Loughrea Camera Club

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, August 27, 2012, In : Clubs 
Loughrea Camera Club meet the second Monday of every month at 8.30pm.

From an I Phone to a top of the range DSLR, all are welcome. Next meeting will take place on Monday, September 10th at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa (fourth floor).

For more info please email loughreacameraclub@gmail.com

Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea (Fourth Floor)


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Motorsport Benefit Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, August 21, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
Galway Motor Club will host a benefit night on Saturday, August 25th (Galway Summer Rally) in the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa (De Dannan Suite).

Proceeds to Motorsport Benevolent Fund

- Music by "Who Knows"
- Raffle & Spot Prizes
- Monster Auction (Entries to National & International Rallies etc)
- Tickets €10
(Can get tickets on the night or from Eamon Dervan, Mark Pearsons and Niamh Bent)

Event starts at 8pm.

Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Spreading the News Auditions

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, August 18, 2012, In : Music & Drama 
Seamus O’Kelly Players invite people to take part in their three one acts in October. Anyone interested in auditioning for Spreading the News can come to the Temperance Hall at 8.30p.m. Monday 20th August.

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Race Night Fundraiser

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, August 18, 2012, In : Events 
Saint Brendan's Hurling Club, Loughrea are holding their RACE NIGHT in Kinsella's Bar, on Friday 31st August. First race at 8.30pm.

Horses can be purchased from committee members or any of the players for €20.
All horse owners will also be entered in a special draw for 2 All-Ireland Hurling Final tickets.

Funds raised will be used towards the running of juvenile, minor, U21, junior and senior teams.

Admission free.

Location: Kinsella's Bar, Main Street, Loughrea


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All Shook Up Musical Info Open Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, August 18, 2012, In : Music 
St. Brendan's Choral and Dramatic Society will hold an informal Information and open night for their up-coming musical “All Shook Up” in the Lough Rea Hotel on Monday 27th August at 8pm.

This is a great fun show set to the music of Elvis, anyone interested in getting involved in anyway are very welcome to attend. Scripts, music and storyline will be available on the night.

Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Shito - Ryu Itosu Beginners Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, August 17, 2012, In : Classes 
Loughrea Shito - Ryu Itosu - Kai karate and Kobudo club Beginners Classes Commencing Monday, 3rd September & Wednesday 5th September at the Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea.

Juniors & Adults 7.30 - 9pm

All Welcome – Ladies, Gents & Children over 8 years of age only
Loose Clothing to be worn
Club Membership Annually
Fee Per Session €5.00
For more information contact 087-6133297

Registered & recognised by
► Federation of All Japan Karate-Do
► All Japan Shito-Ryu Itosu-Kai As...


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The L FACTOR Competition at the Lough Rea Hotel

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, August 16, 2012, In : Events 
The Lough Rea Hotel and Spa is delighted to announce The L FACTOR Competition.

If you think you have The L Factor then you could be in with a chance of winning a Fantastic Prize of 1000 Euro, as well as the opportunity to record your own Song.

Competition is open to anyone over the age of 18.

Registration must be made before 31st August with the first heats starting on Friday 7th September.

Contact The Lough Rea Hotel on 091 880088 for more details

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Back to School Form Party at Club L Junior

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, August 16, 2012, In : Music 
Club L Junior Back to School FOAM PARTY at the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa on Friday, 24th August

Doors Open 8.30pm
Music: DJ GAVO featuring DJ Ian Kelly
Foam Party Ages 13- 17 Years

Location: Club L Junior, Lough Rea Hotel and Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Woodville Walled Garden Hertiage Day

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, August 16, 2012, In : Events 
Woodville Walled Garden are celebrating heritage week on Friday, August 24th with a talk on the "D'Arcys of East Galway" by Kerian Jordan" at 3pm, followed by a tour of the walled garden by head gardener Mary Kelly at 4pm.

All welcome. Admission Free.

Special plant SALE from the garden on the day. Tea and Cakes available . Location 2km from the village of Kilchreest.

Location: Woodville Walled Garden, Kilchreest, Loughrea


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Campa Samhraidh

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, August 7, 2012, In : summercamps 

Irish Summer Camp -- Campa Locha Riach
Dates: 7 - 17 August, 2012 / 7 - 17 Lúnasa, 2012
  • Drámaíocht / Drama Amhránaíocht
  • Singing Ceol & Ealaín / Art & Music
  • Scéalaíocht / Storytelling
  • Spórt agus Spraoi (fun+games)
Contact: 091-870718  or email oifig@lochariach.com
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Guided bilingual tour of Dunsandle Castle

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, August 7, 2012, In : Events 
Guided bilingual tour of Dunsandle Castle - Turas treoraithe ar Chaisleán Dhún Sandail takes place on Thursday, 23 August from 7-9pm.

Turas treoraithe i nGaeilge agus i mBéarla thart ar Chaisleán Dhún Sandail, istigh is amuigh. Ócáid oscailte do chách.
Guided bilingual tour of Dunsandle Castle and grounds in Irish and English. Occasion for all.

Admission: Free of charge -- Saor in aisce

Organised by: Gaeilge Locha Riach, Caisleán Dhún Sandail
Venue: Caisleán Dhún Sandail, Dú...
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Talk: Tracing Your East Galway Ancestors

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, August 7, 2012, In : Talks 
A talk on "Tracing Your East Galway Ancestors" takes place on Wednesday, 22 August from 3-4pm at Woodford Heritage Centre.

Monica Hynes will lecture on the genealogical sources and research services available at the Woodford Heritage Centre.

Admission: Free
Organised by East Galway Family History Society Co. Ltd
Venue: Woodford Heritage Centre, Woodford, Loughrea
Contact: Monica Hynes Email: galwayroots@eircom.net Telephone: 0909749309


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Gaeilge Treasure Hunt for Loughrea

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, August 7, 2012, In : Events 
Tóraíocht Taisce Bhaile Locha Riach - Gaeilge Treasure Hunt for Loughrea 24 August  from 7-9pm.

Ócáid do theaghlaigh nó do ghrúpaí cairde is na grúpaí pobail sa cheantar. Ceathrar ag gach foireann.
** Ócáid spraoi eagraithe ag Comhar Creidmheasa Naomh Breandáin , Cumann na mBailte Slachtmhara agus Gaeilge Locha Riach i gcomhar le grúpaí pobail eile a chuimsíonn Gaeilge, stair na háite gus an dúlra. Aoichainteoir le deimhniú go fóill.

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Car Boot Sale Rugby Fundraiser

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, July 30, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
Loughrea Rugby Club will hold a Car Boot Sale on Sunday, August 12th at the Rugby Grounds, Bullaun Road, Loughrea from 10-2pm

Cost: Van 20 Euros, Car 15 Euros.
Admission: Adults 3 Euros, Children FREE
BBQ, Tea/Coffee available to purchase
No professional sellers allowed
Phone: Geraldine on 087 41096

In proceeds will go to the development of the Mini & Youth Section of the Club.

Location: Loughrea Rugby Football Grounds, Ballygasty, Loughrea
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Loughrea RFC Table Quiz Fundraiser

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, July 27, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
Loughrea Rugby Football Club are holding a Table Quiz Fundraiser in Charlie's Wednesday, August 8th starting at 9.30pm.

€10 per person no more that 4 people per team.
Your support is much appreciated.

Location: Charlies Bar, Main Street, Loughrea


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Make your own Wind Mills at Playtown

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, July 26, 2012, In : Events 
Mother & Toddler Mornings at Playtown Lough Rea Hotel

Theme: "Make your own Wind Mills!"
Friday July 27th from 11am to 1pm
Cost €5 per child over 2 years (Under 2 years FREE)
(Cost includes Free Tea/Coffee)

Location: Playtown, Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea
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Family Fun Day at Loughrea Shopping Centre

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, July 24, 2012, In : Events 
A Family Fun Day takes place at Loughrea Shopping Centre (Alidi & McInerneys Supervalu) on Saturday, July 28th from 12 noon.

The fun day includes:

- Bouncy Castles & Slides
- Train Ride
- Face Painting
- Rodeo Bull
- Bungee Run Game
- Mickey and Mini Mouse
- DJ and lots more

All welcome.

Location: McInerneys Supervalu & Aldi, Athenry Road, Loughrea


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Loughrea FRC Book Sale/Swap

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, July 24, 2012, In : Events 
Loughrea FRC will be holding a fundraising "Book Sale/Swap" on Friday August 17th from 11am -1pm. Donations of your unwanted books to add to the stock already donated would be very welcome.

Location: Loughrea Family Resource Centre, Bride Street, Loughrea (Opposite O'Deas)
Opening hours for the centre are 10 am to 4pm Monday to Friday.
Loughrea FRC can also be contacted at 091 871149/086 3449950 or by email at loughreafrc@eircom.net


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Golf Club Beginners classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, July 20, 2012, In : Sport 
Loughrea Golf Club Beginners classes for ladies and students on Mon. 23rd July at 6.30pm and subsequent Mondays.

All are welcome.

Location: Loughrea Golf Club , Ballygasty, Loughrea


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Toddler Morning making Rice Krispie Buns

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, July 20, 2012, In : Events 
Mother & Toddler Mornings at Playtown, Lough Rea Hotel & Spa

Theme: "Making Rice Krispie Buns!"

Friday July 20th from 11am to 1pm
Cost €5 per child over 2 years (Under 2 years FREE)
(Cost includes Free Tea/Coffee)

Location: Playtown, Lough Rea Hotel, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Loughrea Water Safety Week 2012

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, July 12, 2012, In : Sport 
Loughrea Water Safety Week takes place Monday, July 23 - Friday, July 27.

Gain confidence from learning to swim in the open water. Catering for all ages and swimming abilities, from absolute beginners to advanced lifesaving.

Registration at St. Brigid's Vocational School on Thursday, July 19 at 7pm.

Location: The Long Point, Lake Road, Loughrea
Date: Monday, July 23 - Friday, July 27
Time: Beginning each day at 11am
Registration on Thursday, July 19 at 7pm


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Dog Show at Temperance Hall

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, July 12, 2012, In : Events 
Dog Show IN AID OF G.S.P.C.A. AND E.G.A.R ANIMAL SANCTURARIES and a Gathering of the Charities takes place on August 19th at the Temperance Hall, Loughrea

Gathering of the Charities
Many Animal Charities will attend the Dog Show to highlight the different species for example Wildlife Ireland, Swan Sanctuary, Cat Sanctuary, Donkey Sanctuary, Guide Dogs for the Blind, and Irish Search Dog’s. Therapy Dogs, Irish Seal Sanctuary and much more the charities are all coming to the show to h...
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Come out Mr Sun

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, July 12, 2012, In : Arts & Crafts 
Playtown's Theme for Friday, July 13th Toddler activities is 'Come out Mr Sun!'
Mums can relax and enjoy a tea/coffee.

Date: Friday, July 13th
Time: 11am to 1pm
Price: E5 (includes two hours play, activities for the children and refreshments)
Location: Playtown, Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea

All welcome.


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Kids Cookery Summer Camps

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, July 7, 2012, In : Events 
Kids Cookery Summer camps in Bullaun, Loughrea on 9th – 13th July, 23rd – 27th July and 13th – 17th August.

Classes from 12noon – 3pm.
Price €55 including lunch.

For more information phone Bridie Forde at 087-2916091 or 091 841468.


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Broderick/Carty Summer School of Traditional Music

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, July 7, 2012, In : Music 
Broderick/Carty Summer School of Traditional Music in St. Raphael's College July 16th – 20th.

Enquiries to Bart 085 2749287 or 091841489 Patricia 086 8286488.


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Teddy Bear Picnic Craft Making

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, July 5, 2012, In : Arts & Crafts 
Join the Loughrea Craft Club at Slieve Aughty Centre on Saturday, August 11, 2012 from 2:30pm until 5:30pm.

Come and decorate a teddy for you to keep, we will also make him a picnic blanket and accessories.

After an afternoon of crafting we will sit out and enjoy a snack and drink (all included) €15 per child.

Booking Essential!! For more info or to book place, message via FB or text 0876363717 or email jenny@riding-centre.com

Location: Slieve Aughty Centre, Kylebrack West, Loughrea


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Fleecy Blanket Making

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, July 5, 2012, In : Arts & Crafts 
Join the Loughrea Craft Club for Fleecy Blanket Making at Slieve Aughty Centre on August 15th.
Enjoy an afternoons craft workshop making your very own fleecy blanket, all materials supplied €15 per person

Date: Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Time: 2:00pm until 4:00pm
Location: Slieve Aughty Centre, Kylebrack West, Loughrea

Please contact Jenny on 090 974 5246 or jenny@riding-centre.com to book


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Craft Morning at Playtown

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, July 5, 2012, In : Arts & Crafts 
Bring your little Shopaholics to Playtown where we will make a customised Shopping Bag for your little ones. Mums can relax and enjoy a tea/coffee.

Date: Friday, July 6th
Time: 11am to 1pm
Price: E5 (includes two hours play, activities for the children and refreshments)
Location: Playtown, Lough Rea Hotel, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Memorial Garden Bring and Buy Sale

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, June 24, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
Bring and Buy Sale in Seven Springs Day Centre on Tuesday, 3rd July from 2pm.

This is a fund raising event in aid of St. Brendan's Memorial Garden, located on the site of the Famine Graveyard.
Donations of cakes, tarts, buns or pot plants would be greatly appreciated.

Location: Seven Springs Day Centre, St. Brendan's Home, Lake Road, Loughrea


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Loughrea Scouts Information Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, June 24, 2012, In : Events 
Loughrea Scouts Information Night takes place in the Lough Rea Hotel on Tuesday, June 26th.

New members welcome to join our Beaver Scouts (ages 6 to 8) and Cub Scouts (ages 9 to 11) in Loughrea. Adult volunteers also needed to act as Scout Leaders! Information night on Tuesday 26th June at 8pm in the Loughrea Hotel. For more information call 085 7140079

Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Loughrea Teddy Bear Picnic

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, June 24, 2012, In : Events 
Young and old alike are invited to bring their bears, blankets & snacks to the Teddy Bears’ Picnic in the Kiddies Playground (Cigna Lakeside Park) Loughrea on Saturday, August 4th from 3pm to 6pm.

Location: Cigna Lakeside Playground, Gort Road, Loughrea


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Lá Eolais -- Information Day at Gaeilge Locha Riach

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, June 21, 2012, In : Events 
Lá Eolais -- Information Day at Gaeilge Locha Riach on Monday, 20th August from 2-4pm.

Event Description: Cuireadh chuig seisiún eolais maidir le seirbhísí a chuireann Gaeilge Locha Riach ar fáil don phobal agus áit a seolfar clár imeachtaí an Fhómhair. -- Gaeilge Locha Riach invites you to attend an information session regarding services provided by the office it's Autumn events. Ócáid oscailte do chách. Cuirfear soláistí ar fáil. -- Occasion for all. Refreshments provided....
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Talks: Some Aspects Of Heritage Of South East Galway

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, June 21, 2012, In : Talks 
Talks: Some Aspects Of Heritage Of South East Galway

Ireland Reaching Out in conjunction with Galway County Council are holding two lectures as part of National Heritage Week. On August 21st from 7pm, John J Conwell will talk on Some Aspects of Heritage in SE Galway and Dr Sinead Cooney, Genealogist with Ireland Reaching Out will give a talk on Lesser Known Genealogy Sources in Ireland.

Date & Times 21 August : 19:00 - 22:00
Admission: Free

Organiser Name: Paula Kennedy
Contact Address: 25...
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Loughrea Junior Parks Tennis

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, In : Sport 
Loughrea Tennis Club will host Junior Parks Tennis at the Club from Monday,June 2nd – 27th July.

Aged for 6 to 17 year olds
Cost €30 for 4 weeks per child (1 hour lesson).

Registration takes place Saturday 23rd June at Loughrea Tennis Club from 4 - 6pm.

Equipment such as Racquets, balls etc supplied.
For further Information contact Julie Casey on 086-8514356.

Location: Loughrea Tennis Club, Gort Road, Loughrea


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Duck Derby Fundraiser

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, June 18, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
On Sunday July 1st Loughrea Lake shoreline will be temporarily littered with ducks as their owners eagerly wait to see who will cross the finishing line first and win the €300 prize.

The proceeds of this event will go towards the cost incurred by two local youth anglers, Ciaran Reilly and Kenneth Cormican who will be representing Ireland later this year.

Some ducks will be available on the day of the event at the Fairgreen prior to them being released into the water at 6.30pm

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Bloomsday Baffle Reading

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, June 14, 2012, In : Events 
Baffle Poetry Society are hosting a Bloomsday Baffle Reading on Saturday, June 16th at 9pm in Harney's Bar,.
Theme for the night is 'a long time coming'.
All welcome.
Location: Harney's Bar, Barrack Street, Loughrea
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Shorts & Shades Summer Party Fundraiser

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, June 11, 2012, In : Music 
Club L Juniors Shorts & Shades Summer Party Fundraiser takes place Thursday 21st June from 8.30pm-12am

Music from DJ DAVE OCONNOR and also featuring DJ GAVO

Proceeds for this CLUB L Junior will go to the Crumlins Children Hospital.

Location: Club L Junior, Lough Rea Hotel, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Loughrea Agricultural Show

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, June 7, 2012, In : Events 
Loughrea Agricultural Show show takes place on the 14th and 15th of July. Horse jumping on the 14th, and pony jumping, showing, dog show, arts, crafts and home produce all on on the 15th.

Schedules available from the 14th of June.

Location: Kilmeen, Loughrea


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Social Dancing

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, June 7, 2012, In : Music & Drama 
Social Dancing at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa Thursday, 7th June. Doors open at 8.30pm.
Music by Dermott Lyons.
Admission €8.
All welcome.

Location: De Dannan Suite, Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Coffee Morning

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
Loughrea Family Resource Centre are holding a Coffee Morning on Friday, June 15th from 11am-2pm.

The morning is in aid of Féileacáin Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Association of Ireland. Féileacáin is a support group for anyone affected by the loss of a baby through stillbirth or neo-natal death. More details at www.feileacain.ie

All support welcome.


Location: Loughrea Family Resource Centre, Bride Street, Loughrea (opposite O'Dea's Hotel)


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Painting at Mother & Toddler Morning

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, In : Arts & Crafts 
Mother & Toddler Mornings continue at Playtown this Friday June 8th from 11am to 1pm

Theme: "Paint your pet rocks"
Cost €5 per child over 2 years (Under 2 years FREE)
(Cost includes Free Tea/Coffee)

Location: Playtown, Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea
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Ciorcal na gCúpla Focal / Adult Chat Group

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, In : Gaeilge 
Ciorcal na gCúpla Focal / Adult Chat Group

D’fhoghlaimeoirí fásta agus ar lucht na gcúpla focal
Gach Déardaoin ó 8 go 9in
8 seachtainí, ar €40
Dátaí: 5 Iúil go 23 Lúnasa
Ionad: Cúl an Tí, Gaeilge Locha Riach

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Chat Group for Adults with little or no Irish
Every Thursday from 8 to 9pm
8 weeks for €40
Dates: 5 July to 23 August

Venue: Loughrea's Irish Centre, Cúl an Tí

TUILLEADH EOLAIS / INFORMATION: 091-870718 / oifig@lochariach.com


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Ciorcal na nDéagóirí / Young Teenager Chat Group

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, In : Gaeilge 
Ciorcal na nDéagóirí / Young Teenager Chat Group

Do mhic léinn sa chéad bhliain is sa dara bliain
(dóibh sin atá ag díriú ar an chéad is ar an tríú bliain fosta)
Gach Céadaoin ó 3.30 go 4.30in, costas iomlán €50
Clárú: 6 Meitheamh, ar siúl ó 13 Meitheamh go 22 Lúnasa*
Ionad: Cúl an Tí, Gaeilge Locha Riach

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Irish language chat group for 1st+2nd year students
(incoming and outgoing)
Every Wednesday from 3.30 to 4.30pm, total cost €50
Registration: 6 June, group m...


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Ciorcal na hArdteiste / Leaving Cert. Chat Group

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, In : Gaeilge 
Ciorcal na hArdteiste / Leaving Cert. Chat Group

Do mhic léinn atá ag tabhairt aghaidh ar an chúigiú is an séú bliain
Gach Céadaoin ó 7:00 go 8:30in, costas iomlán €60
Clárú: 6 Meitheamh, ar siúl ó 13 Meitheamh go 22 Lúnasa*
Ionad: Cúl an Tí, Gaeilge Locha Riach

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Irish Language chat group for Leaving Cert. students
Every Wednesday from 7.00 to 8.30pm, total cost €60
Registration: 6 June, group meets from 13 June to 22 August*
Venue: Loughrea's Irish Centre,Cúl an Tí...


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Table Quiz 2012

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, In : Events 
Table Quiz 2012 featuring talent from St. Ita's and St. Brendan's National Schools in the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa on Friday, 8th June from 7p.m.

Price: €20 per team.

Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Summer Solstice Festival

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, In : Festival 
Celebrate the day of the year with the longest amount of sunlight: the first day of summer! From Saturday, June 16th - Sunday, June 24th, Slieve Aughty Centre will be open especially for families to have a great day out with the usual fun stuff to do, including pony rides, nature walks, arts and crafts, face painting, dressing up and our famous sunny pancakes, and some new things.

Ask for a tour of the organically managed garden and see what’s growing. Paint a pony, or your face, or both! ...
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Currafest Outdoor Music Festival

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Strictly Come Dancing

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, May 29, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
Loughrea Celtic Ladies Soccer Club present "Strictly Come Dancing" fundraiser on Saturday, 21st of July 2012 in the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa.

Couples are currently being invite to enter the competition. All couples need to register by June 9th, 2012. Don't worry if you are inexperienced, there is a choreographer on-hand to help for the few weeks.

Contact: Grainne 0857057575, Tara 0858358479, Pat 0862553665 or Email: strictlydancingloughrea@hotmail.co.uk


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Schools out for summer disco

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, May 29, 2012, In : Music 
Schools out for summer disco with Dj Loic Smash at Lough Rea Hotel on Friday, 1st June from 8.30pm-12am. Theme "Dress to Impress".

No alcohol allowed. Club Rules apply.

Location: Lough Rea Hotel, Galway Road, Loughrea
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Dance Aerobics Class

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, May 29, 2012, In : Classes 
Dance Aerobics Class in the Temperance Hall every Tuesday 7.30-9.00pm.
Pay As You Go. No Contract Required
Adults : 7 euro Students: 5 euro

Complete head to toe workout with popular dance tracks
Suitable for all levels of fitness

Contact Noel on 087 9379563
Term ends Tuesday 12th June. Resumes September.


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Summer Art Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, In : Arts & Crafts 
Mushroom Gallery and Art Courses are running an Summer Art Classes starting Thursday, May 31st from 7.30pm - 9.30pm at St. Raphael's College Loughrea.

New: Paint Days. Full days of Landscape outdoor painting.

Price: 10 Euro per class
Artists: Margerita Wargold and Martin McDonnell (Mushroom Gallery & Art Courses)
Contact: 085 7032507
Location: St. Raphael's College, Loughrea


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Choral & Dramatic Society Fundriaser Quiz

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, May 11, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
Fun Fundraiser Quiz for St. Brendans Choral & Dramatic Society in Charlies Bar, Main Street, Loughrea on Thursday, May 31st from 8pm.

The Quiz will be followed by music,raffle and finger food.

Team of 4 is €40.


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Scrabble as Gaeilge

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, In : Gaeilge 
Club Scrabble as Gaeilge ag teacht le chéile an Luan deiridh gach mí ... Fáilte roimh chách!

New Scrabble with Irish Club meeting the last Monday of every month
All interested are welcome!

Eolas -- Info: 087 1953884 / oifig@lochariach.com


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Fundraiser Ceili

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, May 3, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
Loughrea Tidy Towns are holding a Fundraiser Ceili on Sunday, May 27th from 7-10pm.

Music by Mountain Road Ceili Band

Admission 10 Euros

Location: Kinsella's Bar, Main Street, Loughrea


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Carrabane Table Quiz

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, May 3, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
Carrabane Community Centre Committee invites you to their fundraising Table Quiz on Friday, May 11th from 9.30pm.

Tables of 4 - 40 Euro per table

Location: The Gate Lodge, Carrabane, Loughrea


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Connacht v Leinster at Ballygasty

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, May 3, 2012, In : Sport 
C.B.I.R.F.U JUNIOR INTERPRO Loughrea RFC will host the Connacht Junior Interprovincial match against Leinster on Saturday, 5th of May, kick off 2:30 p.m.


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"Coole Lady" Book Signing

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, May 3, 2012, In : Events 
Sam McCready will also be signing copies of his book Coole Lady at News and Choose in Loughrea at 12 noon on Saturday, May 19th.

All proceeds towards the Lady Gregory Yeats Heritage Trail.

Coole Lady: The Extraordinary Story Of Lady Augusta Gregory a play written by Sam McCready and performed by Joan McCready, as Lady Gregory, it is an event not to be missed. Coole Lady at Loughrea Library 8pm on Friday May 18th

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Coole Lady

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, May 3, 2012, In : Events 
Coole Lady: The Extraordinary Story Of Lady Augusta Gregory comes to Loughrea

The Lady Gregory and Yeats Heritage Trail Group (formed September 2011) are pleased to host the play Coole Lady at Loughrea Library 8pm on Friday May 18th

The play has been performed to world wide audiences since 2005, and is currently on tour in Northern Ireland. In this engaging one woman play, Lady Gregory, a founder of the Abbey Theatre, speaks frankly about her extraordinary life: her love affairs, her family, ...
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Bullaun Family Day & Dog Show

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, April 30, 2012, In : Shows 
Bullaun Family Day & Dog Show Sunday 6th May from 2pm in Bullaun Pitch.

Entries for Dog Show 1pm-2pm.

Bullaun lies 6 km northeast of Loughrea on the R350 road.


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Kilrickle 5 Mile Walk/Run

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, April 30, 2012, In : Sport 
Kilrickle 5 Mile Walk/Run in Aid of Galway Hospice Home Care Services takes place on Sunday 6th May.

For more information on the event contact 087- 6724168.
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Fundraising Quiz

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, April 27, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
You are invited to a Fundraising Quiz on Saturday, May 12th in the Lough Rea Hotel and help raise much needed funds for Crumlin Childrens hospital. All proceeds for this event will go to this fantastic cause.

Table of 4 costs €40
Call HELEN on 091880088 to book your table
Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea
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Oíche scéalaíochta -Storytelling evening - le Máirtín Mac Donnchadha

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, April 19, 2012, In : Events 
Tá Gaeilge Locha Riach ag eagrú tráthnóna le Máirtín Mac Donnchadha, iarláithreoir le RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, i gCúl an Tí, Baile Locha Riach, Dé Máirt, 24 Aibreán @ 7.30in.

Bhí Máirtín ag craoladh as stáisiún Raidió na Gaeltachta i gCaisleán an Bharraigh le os cionn deich mbliana. D’éirigh sé as i mí na Samhna, 2011.

Tá sé i gceist aige píosa cainte dar teideal ‘Deá-chaint agus Deisbhéalaíocht' agus cuirfear fáilte roimh scéalta is píosaí cainte ó d...
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The Magic Variety Show

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, In : Events 
The Magic Variety Show is coming to the Temperance Hall, Loughrea on Saturday, 28th April

Time: 2pm. Doors open 1.30pm
Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
Admission: 8 Euros, Family ticket 28 euros (2A+2Ch)
Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes, with a short interval.
Tickets: available on the door


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Designer Wedding showcase

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, April 16, 2012, In : Events 
The Lough Rea Hotel Proudly presents their first Designer Wedding showcase on Sunday 6th May with Cathy DeStafford Bridal - One of Irelands Award winning Wedding Designers, also featuring Monet Boutique and Mark T Burke.

For more details contact Helen on 091 880088 to book your FREE TICKETS to this event.

Register and be in with the chance to Win a Fantastic FREE WEDDING Package at the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa.

Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Age Friendly Programme

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, April 16, 2012, In : Events 
Loughrea Active Retirement Association Wednesday night at 7.30 in Kinsella's, open to all relevant groups. Speakers from The Galway Age Friendly Programme will conduct an Active Listening Workshop to give us a say in shaping Galway as an Age Friendly County.

Your ideas and views on 8 key areas from Housing,Transport,Community Health, Physical Environment and Outdoor Spaces and many other Subjects which will be included in The Age Friendly Strategy For Galway being drawn up by Galway County Co...
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Free taster Drama Workshop

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, April 16, 2012, In : Music & Drama 
East Galway Youth Theatre will run a free taster drama workshop in the Temperance Hall on Sunday the 22nd April from 5pm -7pm.

All are welcome between the ages of 14 & 18 and no theatrical experience is required.

East Galway Youth Theatre plan to start a programme of workshops in Sept. 2012. For further info. please ring or text 087- 6063253, email: eastgalwayyouththeatre@gmail.com or find us on facebook.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
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Community Games Track and Field

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, April 16, 2012, In : Sport 
Community Games Track and Field on Thursday, April 19th 6.00pm in Loughrea Athletic Grounds, Bushfield.

Please make sure your address is within the boundaries of the Loughrea Community Games area. It does not matter where your child goes to school as this is by address only. Any child who wishes to participate please arrive at 5.30pm for registration.

For information phone Barry Beirne 086-1777736 or Andrea Sellars 087-2978068
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Local History Talk

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, April 16, 2012, In : Talks 
Ireland Reaching Out (IRO) final talk on "Local History" as part of My People, My Place, My Heritage training and knowledge initiative takes place on Wednesday, 18th April, 8pml in the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa.

Talk: Local History-An overview of the history of South East Galway
Lecturer: John Joe Conwell

Date: Wednesday 18th April
Time: 8pm-10pm
Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Slógadh Eachtaí 2012

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, April 10, 2012, In : Events 
Slógadh Eachtaí 2012, the 7th Aughty Earth Day Gathering will take place in Leitrim Community Centre, Leitrim, Loughrea on Sat April 21, 2012.

There will be a series of talks and displays on various aspects of the heritage of the Sliabh Aughty region of Clare and Galway.

Registration is at 9.15 a.m.
Admission is free and ALL ARE WELCOME.

9.15
  • Registration
10.00
  • Fáilte - Welcome Méara Chontae na Gaillimhe is an Chláir
  • Slieve Aughty – Aughty upside down Graham Hull
  • Thatching Marika Leen ...

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Loughrea in Cawley Cup Rugby Final

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, April 10, 2012, In : Sport 
Loughrea Rugby Club vs Olbc in the Cawley Cup Final on Sunday, 15th April

Location: Crowley Park, Galway
Time: 3pm

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Easter Bunny Run

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, April 7, 2012, In : Sport 
Loughrea AC Annual 4km Easter Bunny Run on Saturday, 7th April. Registration from 3.30pm at The Krush Bar, Kilnadeema, Loughrea. Race starts at 4pm.

For more information contact 086-2022905


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That sinking feeling Poetry Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, In : Events 
Loughrea Lions club are commemorating the 100 year anniversary of the Titanic's maiden voyage and tragic fate on Friday April 13th.

In conjunction with Baffle, a poetry night will be held in Harney's bar - theme for poetry on the night is "That sinking feeling".


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Woodville Walled Gardens Easter Bunny Event

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, In : Events 
Easter Bunny Event at Woodville Walled Garden, Kilchreest on Sunday 8th of April - 12pm to 5pm

Lots of things to see and do. Come and join us in this festive event with Face Painting, Woodland Adventure, Croquet on the lawn and Easter Egg Hunt in the secret walled garden at Woodville. Make sure to bring your wellies!!!

Location: Woodville Walled Gardens, Kilchreest, Loughrea
Admission: Adults €5 / Children €3 (under 4 years FREE)
Telephone: 087/9069191
Website: www.woodvillewalledgarde...


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Loughrea Big Spring Clean

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, In : Volunteer 
Loughrea Tidy Towns in association with Galway County Council and the National Spring Clean are looking for volunteers for the Loughrea Big Spring Clean on Saturday, April 21st in The Walks from 10.30am-12.30pm and on Sunday, April 22nd on the Main Street from 9am-10am.

The focus on the Main Street will be on litter picking, sweeping the paths, washing signs and bins. They are also calling all businesses to come out for just three minutes and wash outside your premises and sweep outside your...
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Talk: Genealogy-an overview of Irish records

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, In : Talks 
My People, My Place, My Heritage-Heritage & History Training

Genealogy: an overview of Irish records, including a look at the lesser known documents.
Lecturer: Dr. Sinead Cooney, Genealogist (Ireland XO)

Date: Wednesday 11th April
Time: 8pm-10pm
Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea

COST * Free of charge for IRO members or €10 registration fee for non-IRO members REGISTRATION Please email heritagetraining@irelandxo.com or ring (091) 842013 stating courses you wish to att...
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Dream team adventures book signing

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, In : Events 
12 year old Dylan T Daly be signing and selling the book that he wrote, Dream team adventures/space dreams at McInerney's Supervalu on Friday, 13th April

The book will be selling for €5 with €3 from each book going to The Share A Dream Foundation.

Location: McInerney's Supervalu Loughrea


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The Most Egg-citing Egg Hunt

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, In : Events 
Play Town will host The Most Egg-citing Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 8th from 2-6pm.

With lots of fun & games: get your face painted like a bunny, paint your OWN egg and much much more on the day with prizes galore including Easter Eggs and some lovely little goodies for ALL ages!

Admission: 5 Euro per child
Location: Playtown, Lough Rea hOtel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Easter Party and Puppet Shows

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, March 30, 2012, In : Events 
Easter Party and Puppet Shows by Kids Party Club, hosted by St. Brendan's Choral and Dramatic Society, takes place Saturday, 7th April from 3-5pm at the Temperance Hall.

Easter Bunny, Games, Crafts, Disco. Prize for best Easter Bonnet.

Free Tea and Coffee for Parents. Admission €7 per child.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Titantic: A Night to Remember

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, March 30, 2012, In : Events 
Loughrea Lions Club are hosting “A Night to Remember”on Saturday, 14th April, 9pm in the Lough Rea. Hotel. This is to commemorate the sinking of the Titanic on 14th April 1912.

Tickets €15, available from O’Briens, Main Street or from Tom Gibbons, Bank of Ireland. Phone: 086-7974789

Location: Lough Rea Hotel, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Scrabble i nGaeilge-Scrabble Club

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, March 30, 2012, In : Clubs 
Scrabble i nGaeilge: Club nua Scrabble an chéad Luan de gach mí Tigh Harney ag 7:30 in.

New Scrabble club the first Monday of every month in Harney's at 7:30pm. All welcome.

For more info contact: Ruth at Gaeilge Locha Riach. Email: oifig@lochariach.com

Location: Harney's Bar, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Birdwatching Walk @ Loughrea Lake

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, March 26, 2012, In : Talks 
The Galway branch of the Irish Wildlife Trust will host a birdwatching walk at Loughrea lake this Saturday, 31 March from 12pm.

The walk will offer an opportunity to enjoy the flora and fauna of the area, and will also take a look at local history and heritage. The walk will be led by PJ McDonnell of Loughrea Nature Watch.

The walk is free and open to all but booking is essential as places are limited. If you're interested in participating, please email us at iwtgalway@gmail.com, message us...
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Music Concert at Loughrea Library

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, March 26, 2012, In : Music 
Concert with an hour of music in Loughrea Library at 7p.m. on Sunday, 1st April.

Admission: Free. Wine reception at the interval.
Location: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea
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Talk: Features of Popular Piety associated with the Medieval Churches of East Galway

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, March 26, 2012, In : Talks 
My People, My Place, My Heritage-Heritage & History Training

Talk: Features of Popular Piety associated with the Medieval Churches of East Galway
Lecturer: Christy Cunniffe, Field Monument Adviser

Date: Wednesday 4th April
Time: 8pm-10pm
Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea

Ireland Reaching Out (IRO) are delighted to launch a new training project which is free of charge* to the participating IRO parishes. My People, My Place, My Heritage is a heritage training and knowledg...
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Clown-The Musical

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, March 26, 2012, In : Music & Drama 
CLOWN: Running from Sat 5th - Wed 9th May, not to be missed, is the stunning musical "Clown" in the Temperance Hall, Loughrea, performed by Encore Theatre Company, before they transfer to the Waterford Festival.

Box Office: Killians Pharmacy. Tel: 091841589.


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Arthritis Ireland Loughrea support group

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, March 26, 2012, In : Events 
Arthritis Ireland Loughrea support group will be meeting in Club Rea (next to Fahys Glass) on Monday 2nd April at 7pm.

Deirdre Sreenan, a Physiotherapist who practices at the Main Street Clinic will be guest speaker at this meeting.

All non-members welcome also. For further info please contact Veronica on 086 3075479.

Location: Club Rea (next to Fahys Glass) , Westbridge, Loughrea


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Dream team adventures book launch

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, March 24, 2012, In : Events 
12 year old Dylan T Daly will launch a book that he wrote, Dream team adventures/space dreams on Saturday, March 31, from 12:00pm until 5:00pm in News 'n' Choose.

The book will be selling for €5 with €3 from each book going to The Share A Dream Foundation.

Location: News n' Choose, Main Street, Loughrea


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Built Heritage Talk

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, In : Talks 
Lecture on Aspects of Built Heritage in Co. Galway by Rory O'Shaughnessy – in the Loughrea Spa Hotel, Tuesday 20th March from 8pm.

This is the second in a series of 5 lectures in the 2012 Heritage & History Training series My People, My Place, My Heritage run by the Ireland Reaching Out project.

Registration fee for all lectures €10. Phone: 091-842013.


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Daffodil Day Coffee Morning

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
Coffee Morning in Loughrea Library from 10.30am – 1.00pm on Thursday, 22nd March.

Hamper to be won, all donations towards Irish Cancer Society Daffodil Day.

Location: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea


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Daffodil Day Fun Run

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
Daffodil Day Events: 20th March: Fun Run with Loughrea Athletic Group starting at 7p.m. from the Temperance Hall. All welcome.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Beatty's Charity Head Shave

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, March 11, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
On Wednesday 14th March at 4.00pm at Beattys, Main Street, Loughrea, Staff Member, Vanessa, is getting her head shaved for The Irish Cancer Society, as part of Shave or Dye 2012. Since its inception in 2010, Shave or Dye has raised €2.1 million for Cancer. This year alone they are up to €517,741.39 already.

On the day, the Galway Bay FM Roadcaster will be outside the shop from 11.30am to 5.00pm and in-store there will have some Giveaways and Promotions!

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Tennis Club Table Quiz

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, March 9, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
Table Quiz Fundraiser hosted by Loughrea Tennis Club in Kinsella's on Friday, 9th March, 8.15pm.

All welcome.

Location: Kinsella's Pub, Main Street, Loughrea


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Playtown Fun Day

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, March 9, 2012, In : Events 
PLAYTOWN FAMILY FUN DAY on Sat 17th March.

Help find the pot of gold. Lots of activities, Fun & Games Arts and Crafts, Face Painting and much more.

Admission E5

Location: Playtown, Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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CU - Factor Talent Competition

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, March 9, 2012, In : Music 
Auditions for the CU - Factor Talent Competition will take place on the 31st March 2012 in the Temperance Hall commencing at 11am.

The Youth Advisory Council at Naomh Breandain CU would like all participants to have a completed application form returned to the CU before the 23rd March. This application form can be downloaded from the website or collected from the CU.

The Loughrea final will take place on Saturday April 14th in The Temperance Hall and 2 Acts will go forward to the Galway final...


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Wine Tasting

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, March 8, 2012, In : Events 
Calling all Wine lovers to a Wine Tasting evening on Monday, 12th March, 7pm at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa

To book please contact Gerry Kelly on 091 841006 or emial Gerry at email supervaluloughrea@supervalu.ie

Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Loughrea Vintage Run

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, In : Events 
Loughrea Vintage Run Sunday, March 25th starting at Lough Rea Hotel at 11.30am in aid of Chernobyl Child Aid

All Vintage and Classic Cars, Tractors, Lorries, & Motorbikes Welcome

Contact Francie at 086-278 4010
www.loughreavintagerun.com




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Loughrea Lions Club 'Loughrea Voices' CD launch concert

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, In : Music 
Loughrea Lions Club 'Loughrea Voices' CD launch concert Thursday, March 15th at 8pm in Lough Rea Hotel & Spa

.Acts confirmed so far are

  • St. Brendan's Cathedral Choir
  • Abbey Youth Choir
  • Conor Hanley
  • St Ita's National School
  • St Brendan's National School
  • Gaelscoil Riabhach
  • Kilnadeema Ceoltas Group
  • Kiltullagh Community Choir
  • Leitrim Ballyduggan Parish Choir
  • St Brigid's Vocational School Band

Admission: Free. All welcome.
CD's will be on Sale on the night at 10 euro each.

Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Gal...


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Fundraising Cycle

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, In : Sport 
Loughrea Juvenile Hurling Club are organising a Fundraising Cycle on Sunday, 11th March.

Two optional routes of 80km or 30km.
Start time will be 9.30am from the Loughrea GAA grounds on the old Dublin Road.

Entry confined to 18yrs or over.
Entry fee of 20 euro will be collected on the day.
Refreshments and shower facilities will be provided.

Location: St Brendan's GAA Grounds, Dublin Road, Loughrea


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Biodiversity in County Galway

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, In : Talks 
My People, My Place, My Heritage-Heritage & History Training

Ireland Reaching Out (IRO) are delighted to launch a new training project which is free of charge* to the participating IRO parishes. My People, My Place, My Heritage is a heritage training and knowledge initiative to develop and deliver local heritage, genealogy, history and folklore training to the 46 parishes and sub- parishes that form the IRO south-east Galway Diaspora Pilot Project area.

Biodiversity in County Galway
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C10 ( Craughwell 10 Mile Road Race)

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, In : Sport 
C10 ( Craughwell 10 Mile Road Race) takes place on Sunday, 18th March, 1pm from Craughwell National School

Contact: Peter O'Sullivan on 0851744082

Race Entry: http://www.runireland.com/events/craughwell-10-mile


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Loughrea's Diecast Model and Diorama Show

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, March 5, 2012, In : Events 
Loughrea's 1st Diecast Model and Diorama Show is coming to Lough Rea Hotel and Spa on Sunday the 25th of March, 10am - 6pm

Exhibits include Farm, Construction, Trucks & Trains.

Admission: Adults €5, Children Free. Proceeds are in Aid of Loughrea Lions Club.

Phone Ray on 087 1169437 for more information

Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Loughrea's Got Talent - Live Grand Final

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, March 5, 2012, In : Events 
LOUGHREA'S GOT TALENT - LIVE GRAND FINAL, hosted by Lucia Evans 16 talented acts will battle it out at the Live Grand Final on Saturday, March 10 from 8:00pm until 10:00pm.

Superb talent from the young people of Loughrea - a night not to be missed.

Tickets available on the door at St. Raphaels College, Cross Street, Loughrea
Under 12's 5euro
Students 8euro
Adults 10euro


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Residents Info Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, March 2, 2012, In : Events 
Loughrea Tidy Towns are holding a Residents Information night to include:
  • Information on Waste Prevention and Minimisation by Sinéad Ní Mhainnín & Mark Molly from Environment Section of Galway County Council including tips on how to save money.
  • Information on National Spring Clean takes place through month of April and how to avail of your free kit.
  •  Importance of the Green Flag program in Schools
  • Loughrea Guards will talk about Neighbourhood watch & Community Safety.

All welcome. Tea/Coffe...


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Fundraiser at Funshack Playcentre

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, March 2, 2012, In : Events 
Fundraiser at the Funshack Playcentre on Sunday, 4th March 12-6pm in aid of Cancer Care West.

Entry Fee €5 per child. All proceeds go to Cancer Care West.
Location:Funshack Playcentre, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Texas Holdem

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, March 2, 2012, In : Events 
Texas Holdem at Kinsella's Pub on Friday, 2nd March, 8.30pm in aid of Cancer Care West.

Tickets €30 or pay on the door
Contact Joe on 087 2793931 for more details.

Location: Kinsella's Pub, Main Street, Loughrea


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Poetry Workshop-Féile Raifteirí 2012

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, March 1, 2012, In : Festival 
Dé Sathairn 31 Márta (1-2in) Ceardlann Filíochta le Gabriel Rosenstock do dhaoine fásta

Féile Raifteirí 2012 Poetry Workshop for adults with Gabriel Rosenstock (file) on Saturday 31 March (1-2pm)
Location: Cúl an Tí, Gaeilge Locha Riach
Eolas/Info: Ruth, Gaeilge Locha Riach 091 870718 / oifig@lochariach.com


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Féile Raifteirí Festival Opening

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, March 1, 2012, In : Festival 
Dé hAoine 30 Márta @ 8 i.n. An Áirse, Arch Bar, Baile Locha Riach Oscailt na féile le Gary Hastings (fliúiteadóir) Ceardlann amhránaíochta le Mícheál Ó Cuaig, amhránaí sean-nós Seisiún ceoil, amhránaíochta, filíochta agus scéalaíochta Aíonna eile: Gabriel Rosenstock Eolas: Ruth, 091 870718

Féile Raifteirí Festival opening, Friday 30 March at 8 pm in the Arch Bar, Barrack Street, Loughrea
Opening ceremony with Gary Hastings (flautist) Singing workshop with Mícheál Ó C...


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Ceolchoirm Mhór na Féile-Féile Raifteirí 2012

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, March 1, 2012, In : Music 
Féile Raifteirí Ceolchoirm Mhór na Féile Dé Sathairn 31 Márta @8in Aoicheoltóirí: Breanndán Ó Beaglaíoch (bosca ceoil); Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh (fidléir); Gearóid Ó Dubháin & Pádraig Ó Dubháin (damhsóirí) Aíonna eile: Ceathairéad Carolan
Cead isteach: €10
Eolas: Ruth 091 870718

Dé Sathairn 31 Márta -- Ceardlann Filíochta (1-2in) le Gabriel Rosenstock do dhaoine fásta -- Ceolchoirm na n-Óg (3-5in)

Ceolchoirm Mhór na Féile Saturday 31 March at 8pm

Guests: Brean...


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YWIG The Loughrea Project after school groups

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, In : Events 
Youth Work Ireland Galway The Loughrea Project after school groups:

Tuesdays: 4.15-5.15pm XHale Group (15-18yrs) 4.30-5.30pm Office, Kings Street
Wednesday:  4.00-5.00pm Boys Soccer (13-18yrs) - Temperance Hall (Gym)
                    4.15-5.15pm Girls Hip Hop (13-18yrs) - Temperance Hall (Main Hall)
Thursdays: 3.15-4.45pm Younger group Arts n Crafts (10-12yrs) (Office Kings Street)

Places available. For more info please contact Le...
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Scott Loughrea GP Cycle Race

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, In : Sport 
On Sunday, March 11th from 12 midday until 3pm the Scott Loughrea GP Cycle Race will take place over several laps from Carrabane – Kiltullagh - Tallyhoe Cross and back to Carrabane. (R349 Loughrea-Athenry Road)

The race HQ will be at the Gate Lodge Pub, Carrabane, with the start and finish close by.

Sign on: Gate Lodge Pub, Carrabane 9.30am-11am
Contact: Brian: 087 0680877/Mark: 085 217 0097
Website: www.sevenspringscyclingclub.com


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Register for St. Paddys Day Parade

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, February 27, 2012, In : Festival 
Cruinniú Lá 'le Pádraig take place Monday, 27th February at 8pm.

Please come to Gaeilge Locha Riach's Offices (Westbridge) at 8pm, on Monday, 27 February, to register for parade or help out.

 Eolas / Info: 091-870718


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Garrybreeda Cemetery Cleanup

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, February 26, 2012, In : Volunteer 
Garrybreeda Cemetery Trust. 2012.

If you have the time to spare TUESDAY evenings 7pm to 9pm, we would greatly appreciate your kind help attending to the Garrybreeda Cemetery. The aim of our voluntary group is to care for the grounds and thereby show due respect to those who have graves in the cemetery.

If you do not have time on a TUESDAY, you can always spend some time visiting and taking care of some grave belonging to an old friend or neighbor who through ill health may not be able to kee...


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Dublin Road Cleanup

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, February 24, 2012, In : Events 
Loughrea Tidy Towns are looking for volunteers to help loosen the silt/weed build up along the verges of the Dublin Road from the roundabout into town.

Are you available to help? If so meeting at the Loughrea GAA pitch, Dublin Road, Loughrea 10am on Saturday, 25th February.

Gloves, spades and shovels provided. Phone or text David on 087 9218087 for more information.


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Galway Camogie Fashion Show

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, February 24, 2012, In : Events 
Galway County Camogie Board Fashion Show takes place Friday, 16th March, 8pm.

Fabulous night of fashion and fun. Participating stores from Loughrea, Gort, Portumna, Ballinasloe, Kinvara.

Prize for best dressed lady as well as excellent spot prizes.

Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Loughrea Rose

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, February 23, 2012, In : Events 
Loughrea Rose hosted by Loughrea Chamber of Commerce will take place in Lough Rea Hotel & Spa on Saturday night, 25th February at 7.30p.m.

MC on the night is Ollie Turner from Galway Bay FM.

Bullaun native Ciara Cooney, representing Loughnane Butchers, was crowned Loughrea Rose 2011 on Sunday, 20th February. She was selected from 25 contestants at the event which took place at O'Dea's Hotel, Loughrea.

Ciara spoke of her delight, "It was a fantastic night, I had so much fun. I am privilege...


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RITH 2012 - Run for our National Language

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, February 21, 2012, In : Gaeilge 
RITH NA GAEILGE / RUN FOR OUR NATIONAL LANGUAGE

Comhairle Chontae na Gaillimhe, Baile Locha Riach @ 8.45 r.n. / Departs from County Council offices in Loughrea, Friday, 16 March @8.45 am


Lá 9 as 10:
Baile Locha Riach — an Cheathrú Rua

Day 9 of 10:
Loughrea — an Cheathrú Rua, Conamara
www.rith.ie

Táthar ag iarraidh ar chlubanna lúthchleasaíochta agus ar dhreamanna eile teacht i dteagmháil linn chun rith a dhéanamh idir Baile Locha Riach is Baile Átha an Rí agus ar aghaidh ansi...


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Rugby: Loughrea vs Ballina - Junior Cup Semi-final

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, February 21, 2012, In : Sport 
Heineken Connacht Junior Cup Semi-final

Loughrea vs Ballina


Sunday 26 Feb,2:30 pm

Location: Loughrea RFC Grounds, Ballygasty Loughrea (R350)


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Loughrea's Got Talent-The Auditions

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, February 20, 2012, In : Music & Drama 
Loughrea's Got Talent-The Auditions, organised by St. Brendan's Choral and Dramatic Society take place on Sunday, 26th February from 2-5pm.

Open to 12-18 year olds. 5 Euro Audition Fee.
First Prize is a recording session with Silver Hammer Studios.

Auditionees should bring a backing track with their chosen song or alternatively play their own instrument.

Location: St. Raphael's School, Cross Street, Loughrea

The Live Grand Final will take place on Sunday, 10th March.


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Guinness Jazz Band

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, February 17, 2012, In : Music 
The Guinness Jazz Band will entertain lunch goers at Cafe Jazz this Sunday, 19th February from 12.30-2.30pm.

Restaurant open every Sunday from 10.30am - 3.30pm.

Location: Cafe Jaz, McInerneys Supervalu, Galway Road, Loughrea


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St. Ita's N.S. Enrolment Dates

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, February 15, 2012, In : Schools 
St. Ita's N.S. Enrolment Dates

Enrolment Dates for St. Ita's N.S., Cross Street, Loughrea:

Monday, 27th February 9-4pm
Tuesday, 28th February 9-4pm
Wednesday, 29th February 9-4pm & 6-8pm

Enrolment Forms available from school office from Monday, 20th February, 2012.

Contact the Principal at 091-841605 for more information.


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Baffle Poetry Society AGM

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, February 14, 2012, In : Music & Drama 
Baffle Poetry Society AGM will be held on Tuesday, 21 February at 8.30 pm at the Lir Bar, Lough Rea Hotel and Spa.
All welcome.

Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Disney's Aladdin

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, February 14, 2012, In : Music & Drama 
Loughrea Youth Theatre proudly present Disney's Aladdin on Stage! Based on the now classic Disney animation, LYT present a fully staged magical musical version for night nights this summer.

14-16, 21-23 and 28-30 July 2012 at 7.30 p.m. nightly in the Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea.

Tickets available on the door at €15/€12.


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Kilconerion 5 Mile Road Race

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, February 12, 2012, In : Sport 
Kilconerion 5 Mile Road Race takes place on Sunday, 26th February at 12pm.

Registration accepted on the day in Kilconerion GAA pitch between 10am and 11.30am. Walkers start at 12.10pm.
Online Entry 15 Euro on runireland.com. AAI measured 5 mile course.
Cash prize for age group winners.

Refreshments and prize-giving in the Gate Lodge, Carrabane, Loughrea (R349).

Money raised will go towards Athenry Cancer Care.

Contact Niall by emailing niallcallanan@gmail.com or Patrick by emailing patrickfo...
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Country Music Concert

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, February 12, 2012, In : Music 
Galway Bay FM will host a County Music Concert in the Lough Rea Hotel on Wednesday 22nd February.

Tickets on sale at reception for Only €25.00 Live Music from Mick Flavin, TR Dallas, Frank McCafferty, Brian Coll, John Hogan and many more.

For more information call 091 880088.

Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Toddler Morning

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, February 9, 2012, In : Events 
Toddler Morning at Play Town, Lough Rea Hotel & Spa

€5 for 2 years and over. (Free under 2). Fruit for kids. 1 Tea/Coffee included in the price.

Location: Play Town, Loughrea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea
Date: Fridays
Time: 11am-12.30pm


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Loughrea Beavers and Cubs

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, February 9, 2012, In : Events 
Loughrea Beavers and Cubs currently meet on Tuesdays at 6pm in the Temperance Hall

We have recently started up Beaver and Cub packs in Loughrea. We are looking to expand the group and need parents to help with the leadership and fundraising. If you are interested you can contact us on the above e mail or phone 085 7140079.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Speech and Drama Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, February 8, 2012, In : Music & Drama 
Speech and Drama Classes new term, in which the children will prepare a drama for stage presentation, commences after school in St Ita's on Mon 20th Feb, in Bullaun Hall on Tues 21st Feb & in Duniry Comm Centre on Wed 22nd Feb.

Places are limited to a maximum of 12 in each class.

For info contact Fiona on 086 8289918.


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A night at the Races

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, February 8, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
A night at the Races. The 27th Carrabane Scouts are holding a Fundraising Race Night this Friday night, 10th February at 8.30pm at the Gate Lodge in Carrabane.

Finger food and Spot prizes. All Welcome.


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Greening Your Workplace

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, February 8, 2012, In : Events 
The Environment Section and The Library Service of Galway County Council cordially invites you to attend the launch of the ‘Environmental Information Pack’ and ‘Greening Your Workplace’ leaflet series by Cllr. Michael Maher Mayor of County Galway on Thursday, 23rd February 2012 at 11.00 am in The Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea.

RSVP: Sinéad Ní Mhainnín 091-476488 or e-mail snimhain@galwaycoco.ie


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Fundraising Table Quiz

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, February 7, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
Loughrea Family Resource Centre Fundraising Table Quiz at Kinsella's Pub (function room), Loughrea on Friday 23rd March at 9pm till late.

Please help us raise funds for the continued work of Loughrea Family & Community Resource Centre.

Spot prizes on the night. Refreshments served. ALL WELCOME

€10 each or €40 per team (max 4 per table)
Contact 091 871149 for more info or to book a table.


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Art Course

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, February 3, 2012, In : Arts & Crafts 
Mushroom Gallery and Art Courses are running an Art Course starting Thursday, 9th February from 7.30pm - 9.30pm at St. Raphael's College Loughrea runs until 29th March.

Classes include:
Colours (Colour Mixing and Wheel)
Composition (How to set up my painting)
Applying Paint on Canvas (Brush strokes)
Speed and Expressive Drawing (Draw freely and draw with live model)
Perspectives in painting and drawing
Mono-printing (including composing a print)
Abstract and experimental art (themes, colour...
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Golf Slim-In Weigh-In

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, February 3, 2012, In : General 
Loughrea Golf Club in conjunction with Galway Hospice Sponsored Slim-In Weigh-In Wednesday, 8th February at 8.30p.m. in club house.

Golfers and friends welcome.

Prizes for sponsors €150, Most Weight Lost €100, Most Money Collected €100.
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Charity Concert

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, February 3, 2012, In : Music 
Charity Concert in aid of Trocaire The eight strong Firhouse Singers will perform a programme of popular choral pieces in the Carmelite Abbey on Saturday, 3rd March at 8p.m.

Abbey Adult Choir and Japanese violinist Yuki Nishioka will also perform on the night.

Tickets: €10 and can be purchased from News & Choose or The Abbey Office.


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Introduction to Counselling

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, February 3, 2012, In : Classes 
Introduction to Counseling course starts Tuesday, 7th February from 19.30 till 21.30.

Ideal as self-help and for those in the caring professions.

Location: Carmelite Abbey Conference Room.

Contact: Joseph Geraghty on 091-871904.


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Loughrea Vs Westport

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, February 3, 2012, In : Sport 
Loughrea Rugby Club (RFC) Vs Westport in the Heineken Connaught Junior Cup Quarter Final on Sunday, 12th February at 2p.m.

Location: Loughrea Rugby Grounds, Ballygasty, Loughrea


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Psychic & Holistic Fair

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, February 2, 2012, In : Events 
Psychic & Holistic Fair takes place at the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa on Sunday, 5th February from 11am - 7pm. Lots of exhibitors including:

Ireland's Top Mediums, Psychics and Clairvoyants
Angel and Tarot Cards
Fortune Tellers
Holistic Therapies to Relax, Renew and Heal
Aura Photography, Aura Soma
Crystals and Angels
Books
Gifts
... and much more

Admission: 5 Euro Under 16's Free
Contact 086 3165049 for more information

Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea

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Coiste Fheile Padraig

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, January 30, 2012, In : Festival 
Coiste Fheile Padraig are inviting groups and interested individuals to come together on Thursday, 2nd February, in Gaeilge Locha Riach's Offices (Westbridge) at 8p.m. in order to discuss Loughrea's 2012 ‘morshiuil La Fheile Padraig’ (parade).

Contact Ruth for more information on 091-870718


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Library Music Concert

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, January 30, 2012, In : Music 
Concert "Welcome the Spring" with an hour of music in Loughrea Library at 7p.m. on Sunday, 5th February.

It will feature brother & sister Padraig & Madeleine Connaughton, Philip Short and the Corrib String Quartet.

Admission: Free. Wine reception at the interval.

Location: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea


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Ranganna Gaeilge

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, January 26, 2012, In : Gaeilge 
Irish classes start again in Loughrea on Thursday, 9th February. This is a series of eight classes for €70.

Classes take place on Thursday nights from 8-9pm.
Tuilleadh eolais / More information: Ruth ar 091-870718

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Ranganna Gaeilge ag tosú arís Déardaoin 9 Feabhra i mBaile Locha Riach.
Beidh ocht rang i gceist ar €70 agus beidh an rang ar siúl gach oíche Déardaoin 8-9.


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Bring and Buy Sale

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, January 24, 2012, In : Fundraiser 
Bring and Buy Sale Sunday, 29th January from 11-3pm at Ballinakill Church, Loughrea.

Stalls €10

Money raised will go towards An Cat Dubh Cat Sanctuary, Kylebrack, Loughrea which helps with feral or wild cats.

For more information contact 086 251 8323


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Children's Art Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, January 20, 2012, In : Arts & Crafts 
Children's Art Classes in Temperance Hall, Saturday, 21st January – 24th March from 10a.m. – 12p.m.

€10 per class. €8 family concession.

Phone: Anja Sammon on 091-550874 or 087 7815941.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Loughrea Juvenile Hurling Club Player Registration

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, January 20, 2012, In : Sport 
Loughrea Juvenile Hurling Club Player Registration will be held in St. Brendan's Juvenile Hurling Club, Dublin Road, on Friday, 27th January from 7.30p.m. to 8.30p.m.

Team Managers:

Under 8 - Gerry Quinn: Phone 086 3207766.
Under 10 – Albert Mannion: Phone 087 2668262.
Under 12 – David Prendergast: Phone 087 7665468.
Under 14 – Leo Keary: Phone 087 2440601.
Under 16 – Dessie O Brien: Phone 087 8346441.


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History of Handball in Loughrea

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, January 20, 2012, In : Talks 
Colm Moorehead, former secretary of Loughrea Handball Club will give a talk and presentation on the "History of Handball in Loughrea Town", in the Hungry Bookworm, Monday, 23rd January at 8.30p.m.

The talk is organised by the Loughrea Literary & Historical Society. All welcome.

Location: Hungry Bookworm, Abbey Street, Loughrea
Date: Monday, 23rd January
Time: 8.30pm


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St. Brigid's Eve Celebration

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, January 20, 2012, In : Events 
St. Brigid's Eve celebration will take place in Loughrea on Tuesday, 31 January, at 8pm.

Storytelling, music by locals and a cross-making workshop. Verena Commins (bosca ceoil), Mícheál Ó Fathaigh (Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann) and Úna Ní Fhlannagáin (cláirseach) will be playing music. Celebrate Oíche na Féile Bríde (St. Brigid's Eve) with Gaeilge Locha Riach.

Also launched on the night will be

  • Seachtain na Gaeilge (Irish week) (5 – 17 March)
  • RITH (RUN) 2012 (16 March) and other e...

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The Lonesome West

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, January 20, 2012, In : Music & Drama 
Seamus O Kelly Players present "The Lonesome West" by Martin McDonagh on Saturday 24th, Sunday 25th, Saturday 31th March, & Sunday 1st April at 8:30pm in the Temperance Hall Barrack Street Loughrea.


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Kids Craft Workshop

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, January 16, 2012, In : Arts & Crafts 
One two hour Craft Workshop for kids will be held the first Saturday of the month (starting February 4th) at the craft rooms of Slieve Aughty Riding Center, Kylebrack.

Crafting theme for February will be aimed around Valentines Day, where each student will make their own personal gift to bring home.

Date: Saturday, 4th February
Time: 2.30 till 4.30pm
Cost: €10 per child.
Booking advised, call Louise on 0876363717


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Traditional Music Session

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, January 13, 2012, In : Music 
Loughrea Comhaltas Branch Traditional Music Session in Arch Bar on Friday, 20th January.

All musicians welcome.

Phone on John 087 0629539 for more information
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Children's Art and Craft Course

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, January 13, 2012, In : Arts & Crafts 
Children's Art and Craft Course for 5-10 year old starting Monday, 30th January from 5-6.30pm.

The Course run for 6 weeks and costs €65.

Contact: Grace at 086 8919963 to book a place.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Zumba Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, January 13, 2012, In : Classes 
Zumba Classes start Thursday, 18th January from 8pm.

10 classes, 100 Euros

Location: St. Raphael's Secondary School, Loughrea.
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Kids Soccer

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, January 13, 2012, In : Sport 
Power Soccer School of Excellence at the Temperance Hall from Saturday, 14th January.

10 weeks. 75 Euros.

Aged 3-4 starting 9.45am for 45mins.
Aged 5+ starting 10.30am for 1 hour.
Aged 6+ starting 11.30am for 1 hour.
Aged 7+ starting 12.30 for 1 hour.
Aged 8+ starting 1.30pm for 1 hour.

Location: Temperence Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea

Contact: Office 091-865350 Camp Phone 086-1956424 Email: info@powersoccer.ie
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Loughrea Project after school groups

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, January 12, 2012, In : Events 
Youth Work Ireland Galway The Loughrea Project after school groups will start back the week beginning Monday, 16th January:

1. Girls Early –Teen Group (13-14 years) will start on Tuesday 17th @4.15-5.15pm
2. Girls Hip Hop Class (15-18 years) will start Wednesday 18th @ 4.15-5.15pm in the Temperance Hall. €2 per Class
3. Boys Soccer (13-18 years) also Wednesday 18th @ 4-5pm in the Temperance Hall
4. Younger Group (10-12 years) will re-commence on Thursday, 19th at 3.15-4.45pm

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Dirty Dancing Auditions

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, January 12, 2012, In : Music & Drama 
Dirty Dancing Auditions at the Lough Rea Hotel on Monday, 16th January from 7.30pm.

Professional and non professional students and adult men and women are invited to audition.

Dirty Dancing show to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Movie of the same name will be performed in March.


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Seamus OKelly Players Auditions

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, January 12, 2012, In : Music & Drama 
Seamus O Kelly Players are holding Auditions for there upcoming play, The Lonesome West, by Martin Mc Donagh on Tuesday, 17th January, 8pm. in the Temperance Hall Loughrea.

All new members are welcome to audition on the night. No experience required. Scripts are available in advance, contact Fiona on 086 8289918.

Location: Temperance Hall (upstairs), Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Parent and Toddler Morning

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, January 10, 2012, In : Events 
Parent and toddler group from 10 am til 12 in the Temperance Hall
€3 per family. Tea/coffee available.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Open Day at Gaelscoil Riabhach

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, January 10, 2012, In : Classes 
Open Day at Gaelscoil Riabhach on Thursday 19th January from 1.30 to 2.30pm and from 7 to 8pm.

Gaelscoil Riabhach is an Irish medium multi faith primary school.
Enrolments on the day. Visit www.gaelscoilriabhach.ie

Location: Gaelscoil Riabhach, Cois Carraige/Coscorrig, Baile Locha Riach/Loughrea


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Lough Rea Hotel Social Dancing

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, January 5, 2012, In : Events 
Social Dancing at the Lough Rea Hotel every Thursday.

Doors Open 8.30pm. Admission 8 Euros.

Music lineup:
12th January - PJ Murphy
19th January - Finbarr Dennehy
26th January - Tommy Flaherty
2nd February - Sam O'Doherty

Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Irish Chat Group - Ciorcal Comhrá Gaeilge

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, January 5, 2012, In : Gaeilge 
Ciorcal Comhrá Gaeilge -- Irish Chat Group

Tagann daoine le chéile i gCúl an Tí gach Céadaoin, idir 11rn agus 12in, chun Gaeilge a labhairt agus a chloisteáil. Bíonn sé seo ar siúl i rith na bliana agus bíonn fáilte i gcónaí roimh dhaoine, idir óg agus aosta, ar mian leo comhrá a dhéanamh i nGaeilge. Ní ga a bheith líofa na fíormhaith fiú.

Irish speakers get together specifically to speak Irish every Wednesday from 11am to 12pm, in Cul an Ti, Gaeilge Locha Riach's meetin...


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Open Mic

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, January 5, 2012, In : Music & Drama 
"Open Mic" on Wednesday night beginning Wednesday, 11th January 7.30 - 10pm at The Hungry Bookworm, Abbey Street, Loughrea.


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Seven Springs Cycling Club enrollment night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, January 4, 2012, In : Sport 
Seven Springs Cycling Club enrollment night Monday 9th at Tri Bikes, Westbridge, Loughrea from 7-30 to 9pm.


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Loughrea Secondary Schools Open Day

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, January 3, 2012, In : Events 
St. Brigid's Vocation School are holding an Open Day for 6th Class Students on Saturday, 28th January 2012 from 10am - 3pm and an Information Night for Parents on 30th January 2012 at 8pm. Contact: 091 8419119 for more information

St. Raphael's College, Loughrea Open Day for 6th Class pupils Saturday 4th February 2012, 10a.m. – 2p.m. Open Night for parents on Monday 6th February 2012. Opening address at 8p.m.


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Brendan Grace Loughrea Gig

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, January 2, 2012, In : Shows 
Irish comedian best known for his comedy schoolboy character "Bottler", Brendan Grace, live in the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa on Tuesday, 17th January 2012.

Tickets available at Hotel Reception or Telephone 091 880088 for further details.


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Bowls Bonanza

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LYT WinterMix 2012

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, January 2, 2012, In : Music & Drama 
Loughrea Youth Theatre will present WinterMix 2012 in The Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea on the 28th, 29th & 30th January.

The show will feature the best of musical theatre with a selection of songs and dance ranging from Disney to Glee's “Don’t Stop Believin”.

 

WinterMix 2012 will be performed Saturday, Sunday, and Monday at 7.30pm. Tickets available at the door.


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Stephen's Day Mile

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, December 21, 2011, In : Sport 
Loughrea Lions Club Stephen's Day Mile Monday, 26th December at midday.

The event starts outside AIB Loughrea on Main Street.

Entry is 5 Euros and includes Hot drink and spot prizes.
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ICEBREAKERS - CHRISTMAS DAY SWIM

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, December 15, 2011, In : Events 
ICEBREAKERS - CHRISTMAS DAY SWIM

Loughrea Icebreakers Annual Christmas Day Swim on Christmas Day at the Long Point, Loughrea at 11.30am.

In aid of C.A.S.A in association with Loughrea Lions Club

Sponsorship cards are availabel from:
  • Weavers Rest
  • Killian's Pharmacy
  • Naomh Brendain Credit Union
  • Lakeside Motors
  • M. O'Briens (Main Street)
Further information from casaloughrea@gmail.com or find Casa Loughrea on Facebook

Venue: Long Point, Lake Road, Loughrea
Date: Sunday, 25th December 11.30am

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Christmas Fun at McInerneys Supervalu

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, December 15, 2011, In : Events 
Meet Santa, Peppa Big and Diego at McInerneys, Supervalu on Saturday, 17th December from 12-3pm.

The festive fun event also includes Face Painting and Balloon Modelling.


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SNOW WHITE & THE SEVEN DWARFS PANTOMIME

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, December 14, 2011, In : Music 
SNOW WHITE & THE SEVEN DWARFS PANTOMIME at the Temperance Hall on Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 3:00pm until Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 10:00pm

Encore Youth joined by Peter Kennendy and Louise Colohan will perform four shows...Saturday 17th December at 3pm and evening show at 8pm; Sunday 18th at 3pm and evening show at 8pm.

Tickets: Children €5; Adults €10 - available from Killians Pharmacy

Venue: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
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SHORE ISLAND SPA CHRISTMAS SHOPPING NIGHT

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, December 14, 2011, In : Events 
SHORE ISLAND SPA CHRISTMAS SHOPPING NIGHT

Special Christmas Shopping Night at Shore Island Spa on Thursday, 15th December.

  • Mulled Wine reception and Canapes.
  • Free consultation and free smaples.
  • Amazing discounts on the night; Yon-Ka Skin Analysis, Prize giveaways and lots more.

Venue: Shore Island Spa, Lough Rea Hotel, Galway Road, Loughrea
Date: Thursday, 15th December
Time: 6.30-8.30pm


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Introduction To Beauty Therapy Class

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, December 12, 2011, In : Classes 
Introduction To Beauty Therapy Class starting January 2012. Topics covered Include Facials, Skincare, Manicures, Hand treatments, Make up. This fun practical based Beauty Course will give you lots of hints and tips on how to pamper both yourself and friends.

The Class will run on Wednesdays from 7—9pm for 10weeks.
Priced at €100 or €60 for those on Social Welfare.

Call Jillian at Zest Health And Beauty 087 7697911

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Christmas Carol Service

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, December 9, 2011, In : Music 
Christmas Carol Service at the Carmelite Abbey Church, Sunday, 11th December, 7p.m. Children's and Adult Choir will sing a selection of carols. All are welcome.

The boys and girls of St. Brendan's and St. Ita's Primary Schools will sing the annual carol service in the Cathedral on Sunday 18th December at 7p.m. All are welcome to attend.


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The Polar Express Pyjama Story Time

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, December 9, 2011, In : Events 
Loughrea Library are holding The Polar Express Pyjama Story Time on Tuesday, 20th December at 5.30pm.

The magical Christmas story time is aimed at Children aged 4-10 years. 

There will be hot chocolate, Christmas crackers and lots of fun. Pyjamas essential.

Book your ticket by calling into Loughrea Library on Church Street or phone 091-847220


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Coffee Fundraising Day

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, December 8, 2011, In : Events 
Loughrea History Project are holding a Coffee/Fundraising day at the Temperance Hall on Thursday, 8th December from 10am-5pm.

The day is in aid of the LauraLynn Foundation (Children's Hospice).

Location: Loughrea History Project Office (upstairs), Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
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SEASONS & HASLAM SPECIAL

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, December 6, 2011, In : Events 
SEASONS & HASLAM SPECIAL

Richard Haslam will be coming to 'Seasons Flowers' in Loughrea on Saturday, 10th December to help their custormers get inspired this Christmas and give every one a chance to bring home something very very Special and Unique to enjoy.
Don't miss this chance to meet and talk to Ireland's Top Florist and see him in action in Seasons. Th event will also include Mulled wine and treats all day for everyone to enjoy. There is also a special 50% discount off most stock ...
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Christmas Fair at Kilnadeema N.S.

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, December 6, 2011, In : Events 
After the success of last year’s event, Kilnadeema N.S. Parent’s Association are again holding the Annual Christmas Fair on Sunday 11th December 2pm - 6pm. Admission is Free.

There will be many stands present, selling home baking, crafts, bric-a-brac, jewellery, Christmas trees and much more. Santa will be present on the day and is expected to arrive in style. Many more fun family events are planned. This will be a fun day out for the parish of Kilnadeema and its environs and will raise m...
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Santa visits Playtown

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, December 5, 2011, In : Events 
SANTA at PLAYTOWN

Santa is coming to Playtown at the Lough Rea Hotel for his Christmas Party on Saturday, 10th & Sunday, 11th December 2011

Admission: €12 Price includes playtime, present from Santa, Tea/Coffee for parents



Venue: Playtown, Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea

Date: Saturday, 10th & Sunday, 11th December 1-5pm

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Santa to light up Loughrea

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, December 1, 2011, In : Events 
SANTA SWITCHING ON LOUGHREA CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

Santa Clause is coming to Loughrea to help switch on the Christmas Lights on Saturday, 3rd December from 4.30pm on the Main Street.

The Snow Queen and her horse drawn carriage (from Slieve Aughty Riding Centre in Kylebrack) will take Santa & Mrs Claus from the Car Park at Mc’D’s at ‘the Green’ to the West Bridge, up Dunkellin Street and arriving on the Main Street where Santa will perform the countdown to the Christmas Lights illuminati...
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Mad Hatters Xmas Party

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, November 29, 2011, In : Food & Drink 
MAD HATTERS XMAS PARTY

Mad Hatters Xmas Party at the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa on Friday, 9th December.
  • 8.30pm Mulled Wine Reception
  • 9.30pm Finger Food Buffer in The De Dannan Suite
  • 10pm Festive Entertainment and Spot Prizes
  • 11pm Live Band "Da Derga" and DJ
  • 11.30pm Prize for Best Hat
Cost: 15 Euro pps
Venue: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea
Date: Friday, 9th December


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Jingle Jog

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, November 29, 2011, In : Events 
JINGLE JOG

Loughrea Athletic Club are holding their Jingle Jog for all members on Thursday, 8th December at 7 pm. The Jog will start from the Temperance Hall and will include a a few laps of the town of Loughrea. Christmas outfits welcome. You are invited to come along soak up the atmosphere.

Venue: Meeting at Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
Date: Thursday, 8th December 7pm


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Christmas Food Fair at McInerneys

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, November 29, 2011, In : Events 
CHRISTMAS FOOD FAIR

Christmas Food Fair at McInerney's Supervalu on Tuesday, 6th December.

The event will include demonstrations by Kevin Dundon, hints and tips on how to make your Christmas food special and hastle free.

  • Tastings on the night from local producers
  • Fine wines from our off licence
  • Prize draw on the night with great prizes
Venue: McInerney's Supervalu, Galway Road, Loughrea

Date: Tuesday, 6th December


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Sabor Christmas Tasting

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, November 29, 2011, In : Events 
SABOR CHRISTMAS

Sabor Christmas Tasting on Saturday, 3rd December from 2pm. Join Sabor Cafe at Corry's Foodhall on Station Road to taste their full range of Christmas products. the event will include mince pies, jams, sauces, wine tasting, turkey & ham samples, tips for your Christams dinner, kids entertainment, Christamas carols and much more

Sabor cafe/deli are now taking orders for Christmas Hams, Hampers, Puddings, cakes, Yule log and much more. Book your order in advance to avoid disap...
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Kiltullagh Community Choir in Concert

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, November 29, 2011, In : Music 
KILTULLAGH COMMUNITY CHOIR in CONCERT

Kiltullagh Community Choir in Concert at The Abbey, Loughrea on Friday, 2nd December at 8.pm All welcome.



Admission: €10 on the door
Venue: The Abbey Loughrea
Date: Friday, 2nd December 8pm


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Ireland Reaching Out - Website Launch

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, November 27, 2011, In : Events 
Ireland Reaching Out - Website Launch with Special Guest, RTE's George Lee takes place on Monday, 12th December, 8pm in the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea.

Please join the Ireland XO parishes of South-East Galway for a relaxed pre-Christmas celebration with special guest, George Lee, well-known broadcaster and economist.

Catch his RTE1 television programme The Business on Monday, 5th December at 8.30pm when Ireland XO features as part of a special on the Diaspora.

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Bilingual Table Quiz

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, November 24, 2011, In : Gaeilge 
Tráth na gCeist dátheangach, Dé Máirt 6-12-2011 7.30p.m.
€5 an duine, 4 ar fhoireann.
Fáilte roimh chách!

Ionad: Seomra ócáide na Mainistreach, Mainistir na gCarmailíteach, Sráid na Mainistreach, Baile Locha Riach

eagraithe ag Gaeilge Locha Riach. Ruth: 091-870718.

Bilingual Table Quiz takes place on Tuesday, 6th December at 7.30pm
€5 per person, teams of 4
All welcome!

Venue: Carmelite Abbey function room, Carmelite Abbey Loughrea, Abbey Street, Loughrea

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Razzle Dazzle Book Launch

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, November 24, 2011, In : Events 
Loughrea Creative Writing Group will launch Razzle Dazzle, a collection of over thirty short stories in the Loughrea Library on Friday, 2nd December at 7.30pm.

All welcome.

Location: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea


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Fundraiser Dance

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, November 18, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
Fundraiser Dance in aid of the IHCPT in the Meadow Court Hotel on Friday, 2nd December 9p.m. – 1a.m.

Tickets: €10.

Music by Crusaders.


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Baffle Gig

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, November 17, 2011, In : Clubs 


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Concert with Harpist Laoise Kelly

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, November 17, 2011, In : Music 

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Ireland Reaching Out - Loughrea Area Parish Meeting

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, In : Events 
Ireland Reaching Out - Loughrea Area Parish Meeting
Monday, November 21st, 8.30pm in the Loughrea Spa Hotel

All very welcome - help build a more prosperous future for your parish! Particularly if you're interested in history, heritage, genealogy and help to plan the Week of Welcomes 2012!

This meeting is for the parishes of Ballydoogan, Bullaun-New Inn, Cappataggle, Clostoken-Kilconieron, Leitrim, Killeenadeema-Aille, Kiltullagh, Killimordaly, Loughrea, Mullagh-Killoran and Kilrickle.

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Loughrea FRC Coffee Morning

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, November 14, 2011, In : Fundraiser 

A Coffee Morning will take place at Loughrea Family Resource Centre on Friday, 18th November from 11am - 2pm.

Everyone is welcome. The Morning is in aid of the Special Baby Care Unit at Portuncula Hospital.

Location: Loughrea FRC, Unit 5, Millennium House, Westbridge, Loughrea


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Loughrea Comhaltas Trad Session

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, November 12, 2011, In : Music 
Loughrea Comhaltas Branch are holding a traditional session in Kitty Kiernan's Pub on Friday, 18th November. All musicians welcome.

Location: Kitty Kiernan's Pub, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Lions Club Table Quiz

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, November 11, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
Loughrea Lions Club will hold a table quiz on Wednesday, 23rd November 9pm in Charlies Bar, Main Street, Loughrea.

Test your knowledge on sport, music, entertainment, history and much more.

Teams of Four: €10 per person. All proceeds go to Lions Club.


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Community Games AGM

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, November 11, 2011, In : Sport 
Loughrea, Leitrim & Kilnadeema Community Games are holding their AGM on Monday, November 14th 8pm at the Temperance Hall.

To ensure Community Games continues in this area next year we are looking for all interested people to attend.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Playtown Toddler Morning

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, November 11, 2011, In : Events 
Toddler Morning at Play Town, Lough Rea Hotel & Spa starting Friday, 18th November.

Kiddies activities with FETAC qualified instructor.

€5 for 2 years and over. (Free under 2). Fruit for kids. Tea/Coffee included in the price for Parents/Guardians.

Location: Play Town, Loughrea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea
Date: Fridays
Time: 11am-1pm


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Wine Tasting Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, November 11, 2011, In : Food & Drink 
Loughrea Wine Club Wine Tasting night at Taste Matters Restaurant on Tuesday, 29th November from 7.30pm-9.30pm.

10 Euro. For booking contact 086 2528737. All welcome.


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Christmas Fresh Flower Demo

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, November 11, 2011, In : Events 
Loughrea Flower & Garden Club Christmas Fresh Flower Demonstration by Richard Haslam Chelesa Gold Medalist in Lough Rea Hotel on Wednesday, 23rd November at 8pm.

Members €5, Non Members €7.
Tickets now on sale at Florabunda Designs, Weaver's Car Park, Loughrea


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Footloose

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, November 7, 2011, In : Music & Drama 
St.Brendan's Choral & Dramatic Society present Footloose at the Temperance Hall this Winter season.

The show runs from Sunday, 27th November to 3rd December (excluding Friday, 2nd December).

Show Dates: Sunday Nov 27th preview @ 6pm all tickets €12
Tuesday, 29th November concession night - students/o.a.p.s/children €12


Date: From Sunday, 27th November
Time: 6pm
Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Seamus O'Kelly Players present The Collection

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, November 4, 2011, In : Music & Drama 
The Seamus O'Kelly Players present "The Collection", a series of excerpts, scenes and monologues taken from some well known, and not so well known plays, 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th November from 8.30pm in Loughrea Library.

Tickets €10/8 ( 2 for €15 in advance) from Connaughtons Foodstore, Barrack Street. Limited seating.

Further info. contact Fiona 086-8289918 or Martin 087-7996020.

Location: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea


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IRO Parish meetings

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, November 4, 2011, In : Events 
Ireland Reaching Out November Parish Meetings in East Galway. The Ireland Reaching Out project kicks off for 2012 with meetings for the parishes as follows - meeting start at 8.30pm:

November 11th, Friday in the Lady Gregory Gort for Ardrahan/Labane, Beagh, Gort/Kiltartan, Kilchreest/Castledaly, Kilbeacanty and Peterswell

Novmber 14th, Monday in Abbey Community Hall for Abbey/Duniry, Ballinakill/Derrybrien, Portumna, Tieranascragh, Tynagh and Woodford

November 21st, Monday in Loughrea Spa ...


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Irish Drama 'Buaiteoirí'

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, In : Music & Drama 
Irish Drama 'Buaiteoirí' to be staged in the library on Monday, 7th November at 7.30pm. ‘Buaiteoirí’, award winning translation of Briel Friel’s ‘Winners’, performed by Co. Leitrim drama group Splódar in Loughrea Library.

Suitable for all
Tickets at the door
Tickets: €10 - single / €15 - 1 adult + children / €20 - 2 adults & children

Eolas / Info: Gaeilge Locha Riach, Ruth ar 091-870718

Location: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea

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Loughrea Tidy Towns AGM

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, In : Events 
Loughrea Tidy Towns committee would like to give an open invitation to all residents, community groups and business people of Loughrea and surrounding areas to attend it’s A.G.M. on Wednesday, 9th November at 8pm in Kinsella's Pub (upstairs), Main Street, Loughrea.

Anyone with an interest in improving our town is encouraged to attend.


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Hair-raising fundraiser

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
St. Brendans Choral and Dramatic Society present a Hair-raising fundraiser on Friday, November 11th at Aggie Maddens from 9:00pm.

A great night of entertainment to include Male Leg/Chest Waxing, Headshave, Ladies Crazy Hairstyle competition and Karaoke sing off. All welcome.

Location: Aggie Maddens Bar, Loughrea


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Beatty's Event Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, In : Events 
Beattys of Loughrea, invite existing customers and newcomers to an ‘Event Night’ in their store on Thursday, November 3rd from 7.00pm – 10.00pm.

Up to 50% off across all our departments... Housewares, Home Furnishings, Toys, Electrical, DIY, Timber Flooring, Paint, Petcare, Christmas Trees & Decorations.

Demos on the night include:

*Live Saorview Demonstration and Information about Irelands’ new Digital TV Service
*Make Up and Nail Painting Demo by ‘The Studio’
*Wine Tasting by ‘Grac...
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Music Concert

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, November 1, 2011, In : Music 
The Music Club are holding a Concert on Sunday, November 6th at 7p.m. There will be an hour of music and prose in Loughrea Library.

Admission is free, but donations if desired will go to Trocaire's African Famine relief.
Wine reception at the interval.

Location: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea


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Loughrea Zombie Walk 2011

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, October 24, 2011, In : Events 
Loughrea Tidy Towns 2nd Annual Halloween Fundraiser, Loughrea Zombie Walk takes place on Sunday, 30th October from 3pm. In full Halloween festive fun people of all ages are invited to come dressed and made up in zombie character and limp and shuffle around Loughrea.

3PM assemble at O'Dea's Car Park, Station Road, Loughrea

  • Shaun of the Dead style warm up exercises with Dan O'Callaghan from Force Fitness on Dunkellin Street
  • Event will include "Time Warp" performance from Ultra Flex School of...

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Energetic Yoga

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, October 24, 2011, In : Sport 
Energetic Yoga starting Wednesday, 2nd November for 6 weeks for €66. Also in Millennium House, starting Friday 11th November 5 weeks for €55.

For more information please contact: Liz Kirby at 087 631 4581, and to make a booking as places are limited.


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Arch Bar Fundraising Dance

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, October 24, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
Fundraising Dance in aid of the Irish Hospice Home Care for Children Campaign in the Arch Bar, Barrack Street, Loughrea, on Friday, 28th October at 9.30p.m.

Music by Class Act and other supporting musicians.

Admission: €5. Raffle on the night.


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Grey Lake Ramblers

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, October 24, 2011, In : Sport 
The Grey Lake Ramblers are starting off with their new season for Autumn / Winter 2011 and have organised walks in Clare / Offaly and local areas.

New members are most welcome to join and all walks take place on Sundays at 9.30 & usually take 2 – 3 hours in duration.

Closing date of membership is 29/10/2011.

Phone: 087 6873561 for information.


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Fancy Dress Tennis Tournament

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, October 24, 2011, In : Sport 
 Loughrea Tennis Club are hosting their annual fancy dress tennis tournament on Wednesday, 26th October.

Event starts at 7.30pm sharp. New members are always welcome.

Location:  Loughrea Tennis Club, Gort Road, Loughrea


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Halloween at Playtown

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, October 24, 2011, In : Events 
Fancy Dress Competition and Halloween Games are part of the celebrations at Playtown this Halloween, Sunday, 30th October from 2-6 PM. Facilities include Toddler Area, Mega Rainbow Slide, Bouncy Castle, Climbing Frames, Rope Bridges, Ball Pool, Cafe and much more.

Admission Fee: Under 2 years Free. 1 Kid €7, 2 Kids €12, 3 Kids €15.

Location: Playtown, Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Carmelite Abbey host Tommy Fleming in Concert

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, October 24, 2011, In : Music 
Tommy Fleming in Concert at Carmelite Abbey, Loughrea on Thursday 10th November.

Tickets: Carmelite Abbey Office 091-841209; Linda's Flower Shop 091-841635.

In aid of the Carmelite Fathers, The Abbey, Loughrea.


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Loughrea Literary and Historical Society Talk

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, October 24, 2011, In : Talks 
Loughrea Literary and Historical Society first of the annual series of talks on local history takes place in The Hungry Bookworm, Abbey Street, Loughrea on Monday 24th October at 8.30p.m.

Mr Gerry Daly, recently retired Principal of Kilchreest National School will give a talk on “Aspects of Local History, Folklore and Poetry Associated with the Kilchreest Area”.


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Ceili Dancing Fundraiser

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, October 19, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
Ceili Fundraiser will take place in Kinsella's, Main Street, Loughrea on Sunday 23rd October.

Music by Five Counties Ceili Band. Dancing 7-10p.m.

Ticket: €10. In aid of Loughrea Junior Set Dancers.
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Multicultural Song Concert

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, October 18, 2011, In : Music 
Multicultural Songs Concert with Gaelscoil Riabhach students takes place on Thursday, 20th October at 1pm. This is a free 20 minute concert in Loughrea Library. All welcome.

Déardaoin @ 1in: Amhráin Ilchultúir - Ceolchoirm (20 nóim) le Páistí Ghaelscoil Riabhach i Leabharlann Bhaile Locha Riach. Fáilte roimh chách.


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Paint Charlies Pink Fundraiser

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, October 13, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
Pink cocktails, cupcakes, prizes for best dressed lady and man, lots of spot prizes...a night not to be missed at Charlies Bar on the Main Street on Friday, 21st October from 9pm.

Music by Black and White.

All proceeds to NBCRI.


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Spooky Fun Run

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, October 12, 2011, In : Sport 
Loughrea Athletic Club are holding their annual Halloween "Spooky" Fun Run on Saturday, 29th October in Carrabane Woods.

Registration takes place in the Gate Lodge, Carrabane from 6.45pm. Run starts at 7.30pm.

Refreshments afterwards in the Gate Lodge. The run/walk is opened to those age 12 and over.

Halloween costumes welcomed.

Contact: Marie Reilly 086-4034652


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Kiddies Halloween Fancy Dress Disco

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, October 12, 2011, In : Events 
St. Brendans Choral and Dramatic Society are organising their annual Kiddies Halloween Fancy Dress Disco in the Temperance Hall on Monday, 31st October from 3-5pm.

The event will include games, face painting, spot prizes, dancing and lots of fun. Tea and buns for the parents in the tea room.

Admission is €5 per child.


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Charity Gig

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, October 7, 2011, In : Music 
Youth Work Ireland Galway - Loughrea Project charity gig in aid of Galway Hospice, for young people 18 years and under takes place on Friday, 14th October at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa.

Line-up includes Plowin' for Socks, Blu Loves Milo, Miss-peaches, Whittlefit, D is for Dave and Fianna Fail

Door: 8p.m. Concert: 8.30p.m. to 10.30p.m.

Tickets: €2 in advance. €3 on the door.

Location: Lough Rea Hotel and Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Junior Music Sessions

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, October 7, 2011, In : Music 
Junior Music Sessions take place at the Abbey on Saturday, 15th October from 7 – 9p.m.

All young musicians welcome. Phone: 086 8038042 / 085 1508946.


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Squash Club Open Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, October 7, 2011, In : Sport 
Loughrea Squash Club Open Night will be held at the Temperance Hall on Wednesday 12th October at 8p.m.

Membership renewal and enrolment for the Club competitions will take place. New members welcome.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Coffee Morning

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, October 7, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
Loughrea Mental Health Association are hosting a fundraising coffee morning in Waterview House, Cross Street, Loughrea on Thursday, 13th Oct. 10a.m. - 1p.m as part of World Mental Health Week 10th to 17th October.

Josephine Helly from I.C.A Boot Camp will be in attendance.


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Fashion Show

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, October 7, 2011, In : Events 
St. Brigid's Vocational School Fashion Show takes place at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa on Thursday, 27th October at 8p.m.

Models by Catwalk Model Agency and Transition Year students. Prizes for Best dressed lady and weekends away to be won.

Tickets: €20 from school. Contact: (091) 841919.

Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Dance Aerobics Class

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, October 7, 2011, In : Classes 
Dance Aerobics Class commencing Tuesday 11th October at 7.30p.m.

This is a drop in Class /(No contract). Suitable for all fitness levels.

Phone: 087 9379563 for further information.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Informal Irish chat

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, October 4, 2011, In : Gaeilge 
See if you'll like Gaeilge with Loughrea Macra na Feirme. Informal Irish chat series over tea/ coffee begins on Monday 10th October in Loughrea for 17-35 year olds.

This is 10 week course (school Mondays) directed at those who may have done Irish at school or are still doing Irish at school and an easygoing atmosphere is to be expected facilitated by an Irish speaker, sponsored by Gaeilge Locha Riach.

Sessions will be €2 per session and Macra membership is a once off charge of €20 which b...


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Craft Fair

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, October 3, 2011, In : Arts & Crafts 
Craft Fair in Carabane on Sunday, 30th October as part of the Galway Craft Month.

The event will include various craft demonstrations on the day, ie wood turning, weaving, crotchet, knitting etc.

Live music in the afternoon. Supported by Galway city and county councils.

Location: Community Centre, Carabane, Loughrea.
All welcome.

Still still some spaces left, contact Sean on 087 6722698 for more information.


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Children's Art and Craft Course

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, October 2, 2011, In : Arts & Crafts 
Children's Art and Craft Course includes: card making, painting etc. Starts October 10th for 6weeks.

Phone: Grace @ 086 8919963.

Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Loughrea Flower & Garden evening

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, October 2, 2011, In : Clubs 
Loughrea Flower & Garden Club are having an evening with Ann McKeon, Galway Bay FM gardening expert in the Lough Rea Hotel on Monday 3rd October at 8p.m.

New members welcome. Admission: €5.


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STARS

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, October 2, 2011, In : Events 
Loughrea Rugby Club & Loughrea Musical Society presents STARS. Sat 22 October from 8pm in the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa.

Fantastic acts lined up again this year. This is always a sell out, so please contact the numbers below for tickets.

Tickets are €20 per person. Booking office: Killians Pharmacy contact: Louise. or Geraldine Mc Nally 087 410 9639.


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Gaeilge with art, sport and games

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, October 2, 2011, In : Events 
Gaeilge with art, sport and games aimed at primary students will run from 4.30 to 5.30pm in Gaelscoil Riabhach on school Wednesdays beginning 5th October.

Eolas / Info: Gaeilge Locha Riach, Ruth ar 091-870718 no Dora ar 086-3014782.


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Lip Reading Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, October 2, 2011, In : Events 
Deaf Hear is conducting a lip reading class for the hard of hearing at the upstairs meeting room of Loughrea Family Resource Centre, Westbridge, Loughrea.

Classes from Monday 3rd October 2pm to 4pm.

Contact 091 871149 for more details.


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Tennis Lessons for Beginners

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, October 2, 2011, In : Sport 
Loughrea Tennis Club will run a 5 week course 'Adult Tennis for Beginners' at the Club starting October 5th from 6.30-7.30pm.

Course covers all the basic strokes Forehand, Backhand, Serve, Volley, & Smash.

For further details contact Robert on 0851364954.


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Pregnancy Yoga

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, October 2, 2011, In : Events 
Pregnancy Yoga every Thursday morning starting October 6th.

Classes run from 10.30 – 12noon.

Contact: Michelle on 087 7836167.


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Gerry Guthrie plays Loughrea

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 29, 2011, In : Music 
Award Winning Country Musician, Gerry Guthrie is playing in the De Dannan Suite at the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa on Sunday, October 2nd from 8 o'clock.

Tickets €15 each.

Contact the Hotel on 091 88 0088

Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Wedding Extravaganza

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 29, 2011, In : Events 
Wedding Extravaganza takes place at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa on Sunday, 20th November from 1-6pm

Featuring Ireland Top Wedding Designer FRANC of Weddings by Franc

For enquiries or bookings contact Helen the Deputy General Manager on events@loughreahotelandspa.com or call 091 880088


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Art Course at St. Raphael's

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, September 26, 2011, In : Arts & Crafts 
Art Course starting Thursday 6th October from 7.30pm - 9.30pm at St. Raphael's College Loughrea runs until December 15th.

Classes include:

Colours (Colour Mixing and Wheel)
Composition (How to set up my painting)
Animation (Make your own and burn onto CD)
Applying Paint on Canvas (Brush strokes)
Copy a painting from your favourite Artist
Speed and Expressive Drawing (Draw freely and draw with live model)
Perspectives in painting and drawing
Mono-printing (including composing a print)
Abstrac...
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Bulb Planting on National Volunteer Day

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, September 26, 2011, In : Events 
Loughrea Tidy Towns would like you to invite you to take part in National Day of Volunteering this Friday, 30th September by joining us and help plant some flower bulbs along the Lake Road in Loughrea.

The National Day of Volunteering is that one day in the year that everyone is encouraged to give volunteering a go, to show that volunteering can make a big difference and can also be a lot of fun!



Date: Friday, 30th September
Time: 10am-12 noon
Meetup: At the Shed beside the Fire Station, B...

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Gaeilge Lessons

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, September 24, 2011, In : Classes 
Learn Gaeilge with Loughrea Macra na Feirme starting Monday, 3rd October for 17-35 year olds.

Contact: Theresa at 087 6257152.


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Music Concert

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, September 24, 2011, In : Music 
Concert in Loughrea Library on Sunday, October 2nd at 7p.m.

Admmission free, but donations if desired can be given to the Japanese Red Cross.

Location: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea


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Loughrea Squash Club AGM

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, September 24, 2011,
Loughrea Squash Club AGM at the Squash Court in the Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea on Wednesday 28th September at 8p.m.

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Loughrea Hurling Club Golf Am Am

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, September 24, 2011, In : Sport 
Loughrea Hurling Club Golf Am Am on Friday, 30th September and Saturday 01st October in Loughrea Golf Club.

Teams of 4 €120, Non GUI team €100. Prizes to the value of €4,000.

Phone: Peter Murphy 087 2272943 or Dave McDonnell 087 9722923.


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Cooking demo with TV Chef Malcolm Harradine

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 22, 2011, In : Events 
TV Chef, Malcolm Harradine will be in Beattys of Loughrea on Thursday 6th October from 10.00am - 4.00pm for a Cookery Demonstration.

Malcolm is a professional in-store demonstrator and a popular face on Ideal World TV, the shopping channel.

On the day, Malcolm will creating a variety of dishes and it promises to be an enjoyable few hours.
Admission is free and there will be some special offers on the day.

Location: Beattys of Loughrea, Church Street, Loughrea

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Amazing Apples play IHCPT Fundraiser

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 22, 2011, In : Music 
Amazing Apples and DJ Corky play at Movida on Friday, 14th October as part of a Fundraising Night in aid of the I.H.C.P.T cycle to Lourdes

Location: Movida, O'Deas Hotel, Bride Street, Loughrea
Date: Friday, 14th October
Time: From 9pm
Tickets: 10 Euro (on the door)

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=184584934946054


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Grey Lake 10K Road Race

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, September 21, 2011, In : Sport 
Grey Lake 10K Road Race 25/9/2011 - The Grey Lake 10k Road Race starts on the shore of Loughrea Lake and takes in a Lap of the famous “Grey Lake” Starting near the Tennis Club Grounds and finishing at St. Brendan’s Cathedral.

Race Day headquarters: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
Race Start times: Senior race 2:30pm, Junior race 1:30pm
Race AAI approved Chip Timing
See www.loughreaathleticclub.com for more details





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Ireland Reaching Out 2012 Launch

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, September 20, 2011, In : Events 
Ireland Reaching out would like to invite you to it's 2012 Launch on October 12th, at 8.30 9pm in the Loughrea Spa Hotel. 

Special guest on the night will be David McWilliams. All very welcome.

The Ireland Reaching Out Project is an Irish Government Sponsored Project enabling local Irish Parish-based communities to reach out and systematically identify and engage with their Diaspora worldwide.

IRO held a very successful Week of Welcomes in June this year. The week long festivities saw people tr...
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New Directions Course

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, September 20, 2011, In : Classes 
New Directions is a six session course for anybody who is out of the workforce and questioning what their future choices may be.

The sessions will be held at Loughrea FRC on Thursday evenings from 7-9pm starting on September 29th.

Topics covered will include: Assertiveness, Inner Resources, Mindfulness, Communication and Future Opportunities.

There is no course fee, a one off registration fee of €10 to cover administration costs is payable by each participant when booking their place on the...


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School of Dance

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, September 19, 2011, In : Music & Drama 
Ultra-Flex School of Dance takes place every Tuesday and Thursday at the Temperance Hall Loughrea.

Street Dance, Freestyle and Musical Theatre.

Tuesday:

Beginners U12's/Advanced 1 3.30pm-4.30pm
Advanced 2 4.30pm-5.30pm
Beginners Teens 5.30pm-6.30pm

Thursday:

U-8's Ages 3-6 years 3.30pm-4.15pm
Beginners U12's/Intermediate 4.15pm-5.15pm
Extra Advanced 1 & 2 5.15pm-6.15pm

Contact Kim on 087 7799489


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Adults Enamelling workshop

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, September 19, 2011, In : Arts & Crafts 
Enamelling workshop for Adults takes place on Tuesday, 1st November from 7-9pm.

Organised by Loughrea Craft Club the workshop is 20 Euros and can be booked by phoning Louise on 087 6363717.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Enamelling Workshop for Kids

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, September 19, 2011, In : Arts & Crafts 
Enamelling workshop for children takes place on Friday, 28th October from 10-2pm.

Organised by Loughrea Craft Club the children aged 8+ can make their own brooch and necklace or earings.

The workshop is 25 Euros and can be booked by phoning Louise on 087 6363717.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Craft Club for Children

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, September 19, 2011, In : Arts & Crafts 
A 5 week Craft Club for kids run by Loughrea Craft Club starts on Wednesday, 21st September from 4pm - 5pm.

Learn about wet felting, dying, digital knitting, sewing, printing and design

Classes cost 50 Euro. For more information contact Louise Bryant at 087 6363717 or follow Loughrea Craft Club on Facebook.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Kids Sewing Club

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, September 19, 2011, In : Arts & Crafts 
An exciting 5 week Sewing Club for kids run by Loughrea Craft Club starts on Wednesday, 21st September from 5.30pm - 6.30pm.

Learn hand embroidery, hand sewing, applique and also how to use a sewing machine all in a safe environment. All these tecniques will be applied to make an item of the child's choice.

Classes cost 50 Euro. For more information contact Louise Bryant at 087 6363717 or follow Loughrea Craft Club on Facebook.


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C.A.S.A. Volunteer Information Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, September 17, 2011, In : General 
C.A.S.A. is holding an information night for volunteers in The Abbey, Loughrea Thursday, 22nd September at 7.45p.m.

If anyone is interested in volunteering a few hours a month to enhance the lives of people with disabilities, go along on the night or e-mail casaloughrea@gmail.com / phone 086 6614866.


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Evening Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, September 17, 2011, In : Classes 
Evening Classes Registration in St. Brigid's Vocational School on Monday, 19th September, from 7p.m. - 9p.m.

Classes include dressmaking, computers, sign language among others.

Telephone 091 841919 for more information.


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‘Talk the Walk’ BAFFLE Festival

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, September 12, 2011, In : Festival 
As part of BAFFLE Poetry Festival 2011 which runs from October 28th to 30th, ‘Talk the Walk’ through The Abbey Cemetery with nationally acclaimed letter carver and sculptor Thomas Glendon on Saturday, 29th October from 12 noon.

Meet at The Abbey gate at 11.50am.

This event is Free.

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BAFFLE Creative Writing Workshop

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, September 12, 2011, In : Festival 
As part of BAFFLE Poetry Festival 2011 which runs from October 28th to 30th, Creative Writing Workshop with Joan McBreen takes place on Saturday, 29th October from 11.00am - 1.30pm.

Location: Loughrea Hotel and Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea

Please book early for this. Fee: €20 (Phone 086 3079953)


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BAFFLE Poetry Festival -The BAFFLE Interview

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, September 12, 2011, In : Festival 
As part of BAFFLE Poetry Festival 2011 which runs from October 28th to 30th, The BAFFLE Interview takes place on Friday 28th October 8.00pm.

'Up Close and Personal' - RTE's Michael Murphy is interviewed by Liam Nolan in Loughrea Library.

Music from The Loughrea Barbershop ‘Quartet’ Fee €10

Location: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea

(Early booking recommend at 086 0813717)

For full list of Festival Events, view BAFFLE Poetry website.


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Green Mile Charity Drive

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, September 12, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
The GREEN MILE CHARITY DRIVE CAR will be at McInerney's Supervalu Loughrea on Saturday, 17th September from 9am -9pm.

Green Mile Charity Drive in in aid of Share a Dream. The aim of the team is to drive their 1975 lime green Mk 2 Ford Escort through as many town as we can in 7 days in the hope of raising funds for Share a Dream.


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Club L Junior

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, September 12, 2011, In : Music 
Club L Junior opens on Friday, 16th September with iRadio DJ Barbara Nic Dhonna.

Traffic Light Theme.

Location: Club L, Lough Rea Hotel, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Macra Info Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, September 11, 2011, In : Events 
Loughrea Macra Club are holding and information night in the Arch Bar, Barrack Street, Loughrea on Tuesday 13th September from 9pm


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Dance Aerobics Class

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, September 11, 2011, In : Events 
Dance Aerobics Class in O’Dea's Hotel Thursday nights @ 7.45p.m.

All fitness levels. Beginners welcome.

Contact Noel @ 087 9379563.


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Fresh Flower Demo

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, September 11, 2011, In : Events 
Loughrea Flower & Garden Club, Fresh Flower Demonstration by Samantha Foran on Monday, 12th September at 8p.m in the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa.

New members welcome. Non-members: €5. Any enquiries phone 091-842535.
Location: Lough Rea Hotel and Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea

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Autumn Fundraising Fair

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, September 11, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
Loughrea Family Resource Centre are holding an Autumn Fundraising Fair with a Car Boot Sale and Craft Fair.

The fundraising event will include a Prize Draw and Local produce. All welcome.

Date: Sunday, 23rd October
Time: Gates open 12 noon
Entrance: NO entrance fee

For more information or to book a stall call 091 871149 or follow Loughrea FRC on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/loughreafamilyresourcecentre


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Galway Hospice Coffee Morning/Day

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, September 11, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
Coffee Morning/Day at the Temperance Hall from 11am to 4.30pm on Thursday 15th September 2011 as part of Ireland's Biggest Coffee Morning in support of Galway Hospice.

Location: Temperance Hall [upstairs], Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Foróige Loughrea reopens

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, September 9, 2011, In : Clubs 
Foróige Loughrea reopens for existing members on Friday 16th at 8:30pm.

This is the only night for re-registration of existing members, members must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

The annual fees are €20 for one member, or €35 for 2 or more siblings.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Kettlebells Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, September 9, 2011, In : Sport 
Kettlebell Classes take place every Friday morning at Force Fitness, Dunkellin Street, Loughrea.

Kettlebells at 7.15 am for the prework workout

Kettlebells at 10 am for the afterschool drop off

Kettlebells

* Increase Muscle Tone
* Decrease Body Fat
* Strengthens Core
* Improves Mobility
* Less Time Training

Contact Dan on 086 2863409 for more information


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Bullaun Family Sports Day

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, September 9, 2011, In : Sport 
Bullaun Sports Day takes place on Sunday, 11th September from 2pm.

Events include penalty shoots, hook a duck with a digger, facepainting, kiddies disco, pet show, guess the weight of the lamb and lots more.

Contact 087 2278988 for more information

Bullaun SGAA Pitch, Bullaun, Loughrea


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Speech and Drama Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, September 8, 2011, In : Music & Drama 
Fiona Keane School of Speech & Drama Registration for first term of Speech & Drama classes will take place from 2 to 6pm
  • Monday 19th Sept in St Ita’s Natatioal School
  • Tuesday 20th Sept in Bullaun Hall
  • Wednesday 21st Sept in Duniry Community Centre

Speech & Drama classes are designed to encourage communication skills, confidence, talent and creativity in an enjoyable and safe atmosphere. They incorporate an active mix of poetry, reading aloud, drama, mime and improvisation.

During the first te...


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Social Dance Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, September 6, 2011, In : Events 
Social Dance Classes Wedding and Social Dancing for all occasions
Waltz Jive Quickstep & Foxtrot

7.30pm- 9.30pm starting Thursday 15th September Arch Bar Lounge Barrack Street, Loughrea

No Partners needed all welcome
€10 for 2 hours
Great exercise. Great Craic.


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Dancing Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, September 3, 2011, In : Classes 
Children's Dance Classes in Kinsella's Monday 12th Sept. 6p.m. – 8p.m.<p>
 
Sean No's Dancing – Children 8p.m. – 8.30p.m.
 Adult Sean No's Monday 12th Sept. @ 8.30p.m. Adult dancing Thursday 15th Sept. @ 8p.m. – 11p.m. All welcome.

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Irish Dancing

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, September 3, 2011, In : Classes 
Irish Dancing re-opens on Monday, September 5th and Friday September 9th at 5p.m. For beginners and improvers, advanced class 6p.m.

For information call Mary Fraughen Barrett T.C.R.G. at 091 841438 and 087 9597560.

Class also at St. Ita's School Hall on Wed. @ 3p.m.


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Vinyasa Flow Yoga Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, September 3, 2011, In : Classes 
Vinyasa Flow Yoga Classes starting Wednesday, 7th September. Wednesdays & Fridays. Beginners and Continuation.

Vinyasa Flow Yoga is energetic yoga which improves fitness & flexibility & aids relaxation.
 
Contact: Liz Kirby 087 6314581. Places limited.

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Coffee Morning

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, September 3, 2011, In : Events 
Loughrea Family Resource Centre are hosting a coffee morning on Friday September 16th from 11am-1pm.

You are invited to go along, enjoy a cuppa while supporting Cancer Care West.

Location: Loughrea Family Resource Centre, Wsetbridge, Loughrea Upstairs in their meeting room (above Tribikes).


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Irish Classes - Ranganna Gaeilge

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, August 31, 2011, In : Classes 
Ranganna Gaeilge ag tosú arís Déardaoin 15 Meán Fómhair i mBaile Locha Riach. Beidh sé rang i gceist agus beidh an rang deiridh ar siúl an 20 Deireadh Fómhair. Oíche Déardaoin ag 8-9 @ €50.

Irish classes start again in Loughrea on Thursday 15 Sept. This is a series of six classes with the last class on the 20th October. Thursday nights from 8-9 @ €50.

Tuilleadh eolais / More information: Ruth ar 091-870718


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Loughrea AC Fit4Life

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, August 30, 2011, In : Sport 
Loughrea Athletic Club Fit4Life resumes on Tuesday, 6th September at 7pm meeting at the Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea.

With only 3 Weeks left to the Loughrea AC Grey Lake 10k, it's a great opportunity to come together and train.
 
Loughrea Athletic Club Grey Lake 10k take place on Sunday, 25th September from 2.30pm, check www.loughreaathleticclub.com for further details.


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Loughrea 'TIGERS' Mini Rugby Training

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, August 26, 2011, In : Sport 
Loughrea 'TIGERS' Mini Rugby Training starts back Saturday, 3rd September at Loughrea Rugby Pitch, Bullaun Road, Loughrea.

Ages from 4 to 12 years.

Time: 10.30 - 11.30

U13, 14, 15, 16 Training every Saturday from 3rd September.

For more details please phone: Geraldine Mc Nally on 087 410 9639.



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Karate Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, August 26, 2011, In : Classes 
Karate Classes for beginners and existing members starting Monday 5th and Wednesday 7th September from 7.30-9p.m.

All welcome - men, women, and children over 8 yrs of age.

The Classes take place at Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Singing Auditions for Footloose

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, August 21, 2011, In : Events 
Loughrea Musical Society are holding a Singing Workshop audition for FOOTLOOSE THE MUSICAL on Monday, September 5th, 7.30pm at the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa


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Footloose Dance Auditions

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, August 21, 2011, In : Events 
Loughrea Musical Society are holding Dance Auditions  for Footloose The Musical on Wednesday, August 31st at the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa.

Location: Lough Rea Hotel and Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea
Time: 7.30pm-10.30pm


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Mor Oil Galway Summer Rally Ceremonial Start

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, August 20, 2011, In : Events 
Mor Oil Galway Summer Rally Ceremonial Start on the Main Street, Loughrea on Saturday, 27th September from 8-10pm.

Limit Sports will be there along with the top twenty cars, crews and the local Galway cars and competitors.

Cars will be lead from Parc Ferme (Service Park at Loughrea Mart) by a Monster Truck provided by the Monster Energy Drinks Company. They will have lots of giveaways on the night.

On Sunday morning, 28th August stage 1 of the action starts at 10am in Tynagh before heading towa...
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Kilrickle Community Day and Country Market

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, August 20, 2011, In : Events 
Kilrickle Community Day and Country Market takes place on Sunday, 28th August from 2p.m.

Music, BBQ, stalls, auction, fun and games.

Anyone willing to pledge items for auction  bales of silage/hay, turf/timber, any fuels or other items, contact 087 8346441.


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Childrens Arts and Crafts

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, August 20, 2011, In : Arts & Crafts 
Children's Art & Crafts for 5 to 10 years old starting in the Temperance Hall on Monday, 19th September for 6 weeks.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
Time: 5p.m. – 6.30p.m.
Fee: €65 for 6 weeks
Contact: Grace on 086 8919963
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Yoga Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, August 20, 2011, In : Sport 
Yoga Classes starting in the Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea on Monday September 12th and Thursday September 15th.

For further information or to book, contact: Julia at 086 2608039  or 091-849512.


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Zumba Fitness Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, August 20, 2011, In : Sport 
New 6 and 8 week Zumba Fitness courses start on the Thursday 8th September in the Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea from 8p.m.

For more information contact Alex on 087 7821486.


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Who Knows Music Fundraiser

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, August 20, 2011, In : Music 
To Hell or to Connaught Motorcycle Run Night time entertainment by Who Knows and guests

Tickets: 10 Euro, available on the night
Location: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea

For more information contact: Shane on 086 857 0904 or John on 087 631 2429


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Motercycle Run

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, August 20, 2011, In : Events 
To Hell or to Connaught Motorcycle Run takes place from Loughrea on Saturday, September 17th. The run hopes to raise vital funds for Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin and the National Children's Research Centre.

Registration time: 9.30am-10.30am
Registration fee: 20 Euros
Start and Finish point: Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea

For more information contact: Shane on 086 857 0904 or John on 087 631 2429




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Long Point Nature Walk

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, August 18, 2011, In : Events 
Galway County Council would like to invite you to a walk as part of their Blue Flag Nature Discovery events. The nature walk will take place at Long Point, Loughrea on Saturday 20th August at 2pm. This is the only freshwater swimming area to be awarded the Blue Flag in County Galway.

The walk will be led by Ms Cathy Seale. Cathy will lead the explorers on a trail of discovery of this fascinating habitat and the special plants and animals that are found there. 

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Circuit Training Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, August 16, 2011, In : Sport 
Circuit Training starting Monday, 5th September 2011 from 7-8pm.

€35 for 8 Weeks.

Location: Temperance Hall (Rear Court), Barrack Street, Loughrea.

Contact Caroline on (087) 2201095 for further details.


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Fun "Rubbish" Sports Day

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, August 16, 2011, In : Events 
Loughrea Tidy Towns invite you to a Fun "Rubbish" Sports Day on Sunday, September 18th from 2-5pm at the Fairgreen, Loughrea.

This unique sports day is modeled on the good old local parish sports but with a twist...events will have an anti-litter link and will include a Wheelie Bin Race, Obtacle Relay, Sack Race, Tyre Race, Wheelbarrow Race and lots more fun events including Wellie Throwing, Face-painting and Stalls.

Look out for the Kiddies Crafts Marquee where for a small fee kids can choos...


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End of Summer concert

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, August 14, 2011, In : Music 
End of Summer concert Sunday 21st August, Lough Rea Hotel and Spa 8pm.

Tickets 8 Euro. For info and bookings contact martinaflhrty@yahoo.com


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Get the Fainne challenge

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, August 12, 2011, In : Events 
[English below] Beidh seans agat ar fhainne in oifigi Ghaeilge Locha Riach Deardaoin 18 Lunasa. Ni ga ach glaoch isteach agus cupla focal a ra le Padraig Rua O Baoill. Tuilleadh eolais: 091-870718, oifig@lochariach.com

Get the Fainne challenge! Get the Irish Fainne challenge for all ages at the Gaeilge Locha Riach office, Westbridge, Loughrea on Thursday, 18th August – this involves a short chat as Gaeilge with Padraig Rua O Baoill.

More information: 091-870718,
oifig@lochariach.com

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Loughrea Triathlon 2011

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, August 11, 2011, In : Sport 
The sixth annual Loughrea Triathlon takes place at The Long Point on the Lake Road on Sunday, 11th September. Organised by the local Predator Triathlon Club, over 500 are due to take part in the main event, the sprint triathlon which starts at 2pm.

The junior event, for children aged 8 to 15, starts at 10.30am, whilst the ladies event kicks off at 11am.

There are three different events in this years triathlon:
- Loughrea Sprint Triathlon
- Loughrea Women Only Try a Tri Triathlon
- Loughrea Junio...
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Leaving Cert Disco

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, August 11, 2011, In : Music 
A Leaving Cert Disco in Club L, Lough Rea Hotel has been organised for Wednesday, 17th August from 11pm. Music with DJ Whelan.

All proceeds to the Loughrea Hurling Club.


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Sing Off in the Hill Bar

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, August 11, 2011, In : Music 
A sing off competition takes place in the Hill Bar Kylebrack, Loughrea on Saturday, the 27th of August from 8pm.

All monies raised are going to Cancer Care West.

The competition starts at 8pm and all are welcome to go along and show off your talent.


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Reeling in the Years

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, August 10, 2011, In : Music & Drama 
Reeling in the Years, by Loughrea Musical Society takes place at the Temperance Hal, Barrack Street, Loughrea on September 8th and 10th from 8.30pm.

30 strong chorus and stunning soloists perform songs from shows that the society produced over the years.

Booking office at Killians Pharmacy on the Main Street - Tickets €15 Adults and €12 Children



Contact 091 841589 for more information


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Water safety classes as Gaeilge

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, August 9, 2011, In : Sport 
As part of Loughrea Water Safety Week, Water safety classes as Gaeilge will run at the Long Point/Lough Rea every day from 4 to 5pm, 15-19 August, 2011. Register: Thursday 11 August in St Brigid's Vocational School between 7 and 8pm or contact Ruth on 091-870718, oifig@lochariach.com. Cost:€15

Beidh ranganna tarrthála trí Ghaeilge ar siúl ag an Loch Riach ó 4 go 5in gach lá, 15—19 Lúnasa, 2011. Cláraigh: Déardaoin 11 Lúnasa i nGairmscoil Naomh Bríd idir 7 agus 8 nó déan teagm...
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Grey Lake 10k Launch Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, August 9, 2011, In : Sport 
A launch night for the “Grey Lake 10k” takes place on Tuesday, August 16th at 7.30 PM at the Crush Bar Kilnadeemna, Loughrea.

The evening will include a 5k Race. Registration at 7.00pm, starting at 7.30pm. Entry fee is €5 and there will be refreshments after. All are welcome.

Organised by Loughrea Athletic Club the Grey Lake 10k takes place on Sunday, September 25th




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Craughwell Karate Camp

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, August 5, 2011, In : Events 
Karate Camp for 13 to 18 year old takes place at Craughwell National School from Monday, 8th August until Friday, 12th August. The camp runs from 9.30am - 12.30pm daily.

Learn about self defence, build confidence and increase fitness. The camp cost 40 Euros. For more information and booking contact Damien on 087-6616330


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The Mor Oil Galway Summer Rally 2011

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, August 2, 2011, In : Events 
The official launch of the The Mor Oil Galway Summer Rally 2011 will be held on Friday, August 12th 7.30pm at the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa.
Galway Motor Club president and COC, Kieran Donohue will be master of ceremonies for the evening. All are welcome to attend.

The rally takes place on Sunday, August 28th and The Lough Rea Hotel and Spa is the rally head-quarters.


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Worlds Darts Player supports Loughrea Ladies Soccer Club

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, July 27, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
Darts exhibition with the worlds number 18 Jamie JABBA Caven takes place at Aggie Maddens Pub on Friday, 5th August from 8pm.

Tickets are priced at €10, with 60% of the money going to Our Ladies Hospital for Sick Children in Crumlin and the remaining 40% will go to Loughrea Celtic Ladies Soccer Club to help promote girls underage and Senior Ladies Soccer in Loughrea.



For more information contact Pat Kenny at 086 2553665, Martin O'Connor at 085 7719008 or Mike Lyons at 087 2723070.

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Free BBQ at O'Deas

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, July 27, 2011, In : Music 
On Monday, 1st August, Movida & O'Deas Hotel are saying thank you to all their customers with a free barbeque.

The event kicks off from 3pm with music from Loughrea's own KENSEY3, followed by Movida resident Dj Ryan G.



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Galway Races Baffle Poetry Reading

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, July 17, 2011, In : Events 
Second annual Galway Races Baffle Poetry Reading takes place in Cheevers, Craughwell on Friday July 29th at 9pm.

Theme is TRUE COLOURS. Songs by THE KEYNOTES. Prizes for best poems and best dressed.

Bus from Loughrea 8.15pm. For more information contact 087-6672292


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Race Night for Charity

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, July 17, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
A Charity Race Night takes place in Aggie Maddens on Friday, July 22nd from 9pm. The event is in aid of the Bubblegum Club.

Music by Galway Karaoke. Raffle and spot prizes on the night.

Mark Mc Keown and Christopher Byrne hope that you will join them on the night and help raise much needed funds to provide extraordinary children who suffer from life threatening illnesses and disabilities. The money raised from this event will go towards bringing children from the Bubblegum Club on day outi...


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Table Quiz with a twist

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, July 15, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
Galway “V” Clonfert Live Table Quiz With a Twist, Two Venues, One Quiz takes place on Sunday July 24th at 8p.m. in Loughrea Hotel & Spa and Sullivan's Royal Hotel, Gort.

All proceeds in aid of Youth Working for World Youth Day 2011.
Tables of four: €40. Prize for the winning team and raffle on the night.

For more information please phone Luisa on 087 7652858 or Sean on 086 3728593.


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Broadway Concert

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, July 15, 2011, In : Music 
MTC Emerald Tour Students from America are performing a Broadway Concert throughout Ireland. They will be performing in O’Dea's Hotel, Bride Street Loughrea on Sunday July 17th at 4p.m.

Admission is free and all are welcome.


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Macra Na Feirme Table Quiz

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, July 15, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
Macra Na Feirme are holding a fundraising Table Quiz in the Arch Bar, Barrack Street, Loughrea on Wednesday, 20th July at 8.30p.m.

€5 per person. Teams of 4. All welcome.


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Performing Arts Summer Camp

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, July 14, 2011, In : Classes 
Performing Arts Summer Camp takes place from Monday, 1st August. This fun event will include singing, dancing, games, face painting and lots more. Age Groups: 5-9 from 2-4pm, 10 years+ 4-6pm.



Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
Dates, Monday, 1st August - Friday, 5th August
Cost: €75
Contact: Louise on 086 1613400 or 091 841589.
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Car Push in aid of Console/1life

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, July 13, 2011, In : Events 
If you spot a group of people pushing a car on the stretch from Craughwell to Loughrea on Saturday, 6th August, they are more likely to be grateful for a few Euro than a help to the nearest garage. Patrick Healy and a group of his friends are pushing a car to raise money for Console and 1Life. While raising money they are also hoping to create awareness about suicide.

1Life is a 24-hour Suicide Prevention Helpline for anyone in Suicidal Distress and was founded jointly by Console and the 3T's....
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Loughrea SummerFest

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, July 11, 2011, In : Festival 
Loughrea SummerFest is a one-day festival taking place in the Temperance Hall, Loughrea on Sunday, 28th August 2011. There will be live music all day, a BBQ with a Full Bar and entertainment for all ages including live bands, outdoor/indoor games, bouncy castles, competitions and much much more!

At 9pm the Big PARTY begins. Live bands performing late into the night, a full bar, and a fantastic way to finish off the summer in style.

The event is in aid of the Galway Youth Association.


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Mile Time Trial

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, July 11, 2011, In : Sport 
A 1 Mile Time Trial will take place on Monday, August 1 at 6:00pm. The event will take place at the Loughrea Athletic Club grounds, Bushfield, Loughrea.

Entry: Adults €10 Kids €5

Loughrea Athlete Jarlath Fitzgerald will be running in the Great Ethiopian Run in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, a 10k race at 10,000 feet above sea level. Proceeds raised from this event will go to ORBIS, a charity fighting eye disease in Africa.

For more info, www.orbisireland.ie or contact Jarlath Fitzgerald 087-971...


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BBQ, Pig on the Spit & Music

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, July 9, 2011, In : Events 
BBQ, Pig on the Spit & Music are awaiting at The Krush Bar, Kilnadeema, Loughrea on Saturday night, 9th July from 9pm.

The event is a fundraiser  for Shamrocks Camogie Club and Kilnadeema- Leitrim Hurling Club. All welcome, good night promised with live music and plenty of Spot Prizes

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Water Safety Week

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, July 8, 2011, In : Sport 
Loughrea Water Safety Week takes place this Monday, 18th July - Friday, 22nd July.

Gain confidence from learning to swim in the open water at our Blue Flag Lake. Catering for all ages and swimming abilities, from absolute beginners to advanced lifesaving.

Registration will be at St. Brigid's Voc. School on Thursday 14th July from 4 to 5p.m.

Location: The Long Point, Lake Road, Loughrea
Date: Monday, 18th July - Friday, 22nd July


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DeafHear Information Morning

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, July 4, 2011, In : Events 
DeafHear Information Morning ‘Living in the community with Hearing Loss’ at Loughrea FRC

DeafHear will facilitate a free information session at the Loughrea Family Resource Centre, Westbridge, Loughrea, Co. Galway on Monday, 11th July 2011.

It will begin at 11am with the delivery of a personal account of ‘Living in the community with Hearing Loss’. Afterwards, staff from the service will be available to offer information and advice to you. If you are interested in attending the sessio...
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Bat Training

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, July 4, 2011, In : Events 
Loughrea Nature Watch & Bat Conservation Ireland are holding a Bat Training night this Wednesday 6th July at 8p.m gathering at Loughrea Library.

You are advised to bring warm clothing and a torch. All are welcome.


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Stage Door Drama & Dance Summer Camp

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, July 4, 2011, In : summercamps 
Stage Door Summer Camp Dance, drama, stage craft for 5 - 13 year olds takes place from August 8th – 12th at Temperance Hall, Loughrea.

First child €70, 20% discount for two or more children.

For more information or to enroll, contact: Ruth Sheridan at 087 0994059.


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Hurling Academy

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, July 4, 2011, In : Sport 
A Hurling Academy for 13-18 year olds takes place from 18 – 22nd July in St Brendan's Park, Loughrea from 10.30 – 2pm daily.

The academy aims to improve the Hurling skills of the participants. The academy will be staffed by qualified coaches and senior club players who will pass on their knowledge and proven tips on becoming a better player. The Academy is open to players from all areas.

Further details, contact: 087 2902676 / 086 3765767 or download full details/application form www.loug...
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Rams FC 5 A Side

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, June 30, 2011, In : Sport 
Loughrea Rams FC will be commencing their annual 5 A Side soccer tournament at the Fairgreen,Loughrea Monday, 11th  18th July until Sunday, 17th 24th July.

The format of the competition will consist of groups of 4 teams with the top 2 of each group to qualify for the knockout stages later in the competition.The cost of entry will be €100 per team.

Each team will consist of 5 players along with 2 roll on roll off substitutions making each squad a total of 7 players. There will be a guaranteed ...
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Tug of War

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, June 27, 2011, In : Events 
The Main Street of Loughrea will come alive Wednesday, 29th June at 7.45pm when Loughrea will stage it's first ever street Tug of War.

Ten teams from local pubs will fight it out to see who will become the inaugural champions. The matches are expected to be competitive and keen.

The event has been organised by the Loughrea Chamber of Commerce and people are encouraged to come along, soak up the atmosphere and shout for your favourite team.


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Launch Music Festivals

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, June 27, 2011, In : Music 
Broderick/Carty Summer School and the Patsy Tuohy Piping Festival will be launched at an event in the Lir Bar, Lough Rea Hotel & Spa this Monday evening, 27th June.

Kevin Rohans Traditional Irish Music Half Door Show is brought to you live on Galway Bay FM from the Lir Bar between 8 and 10pm.

Broderick/Carty Summer School takes place in Loughrea from July 10th-17th and will celebrate past and present musicians from the locality.

Féile Tuohy Weekend Pipers' Memorial Festival will take place in...


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Loughrea Youth Theatre - Hot Mikado

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 24, 2011, In : Shows 
Loughrea Youth Theatre perform Hot Mikado at the Temperance Hall on 16-18, 23-25, 30-31 July and 1 August nightly at 7.30pm.


Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Psychic & Holistic Fair

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 24, 2011, In : Events 
Psychic & Holistic Fair takes place at the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa on Sunday, 3rd July from 11am - 7pm. Lots of exhibitors including:
  • Ireland's Top Mediums, Psychics and Clairvoyants
  • Angel and Tarot Cards
  • Fortune Tellers
  • Holistic Therapies to Relax, Renew and Heal
  • Aura Photography, Aura Soma
  • Crystals and Angels
  • Books
  • Gifts
    ... and much more, 35+ Stands
Admission: 5 Euro Under 16's Free
Contact 086 3165049 for more information


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Broderick/Carty Summer School

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 24, 2011, In : Festival 

Broderick/Carty Summer School takes place in Loughrea fr...


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Feile Tuohy Weekend Pipers' Memorial Festival

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 24, 2011, In : Festival 
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Corpus Christi Procession

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 24, 2011, In : Events 
Corpus Christi Procession takes place this Sunday, 26th June, the Feast of Corpus Christi.

This year it marks the launch of the diocesan preparations for the Eucharistic Congress in 2012. There will be Mass in the Cathedral at 6p.m. on Sunday evening followed by a Blessed Sacrament Procession through the town (weather permitting).

All the parishes in the diocese are invited to participate in the Mass and Procession. There will be a special place for all the children of the diocese who celebr...


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Art & Coffee Morning

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 24, 2011, In : Arts & Crafts 
Loughrea Community Arts & Crafts Group are having a coffee morning and an exhibition of their work in the Abbey after 11a.m Mass on Sunday, July 3rd.

All proceeds will go to Abbey Restoration Fund.


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Music and prose

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 24, 2011, In : Music 
Enjoy an hour of music and prose in Loughrea Library on Sunday, July 3rd at 7p.m. Special guest will be Liam Nolan

The evening includes a Wine Reception.

Location: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea
Date: First Sunday of the month
Time: 7pm
Admission: FREE


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Art Exhibition and Sale

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 24, 2011, In : Arts & Crafts 
A four day Art Exhibition and Sale will take place from 29th June to 2nd July on Main Street, Loughrea, in the former ‘Oasis’ shop. A mixture of Traditional Art, Handmade Jewellery and an interactive installation of Digital Media will be on show.

Art by Margarita Wargola, Martin McDonnell and Meabh McDonnell.

Contact: 085 7032507. All welcome.


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Lady Gregory Literary Trail

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 24, 2011, In : Events 
Lady Gregory Literary Trail at Woodville Walled Garden, Kilchreest, Loughrea on Sunday, 28th August from 2-6pm. Traditional Music and refreshments during the event.

Admission: Adults 5 Euro donation towards the Lady Gregory Literary Trail

Contact Margarita Donohue: woodvillegardens@gmail.com
Phone 00353 91 840986
Website http://www.woodvillewalledgarden.com


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Féile Bia Food Festival

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 24, 2011, In : Festival 
Féile Bia Food Festival will take place on Saturday, 27th August from 12 to 5pm at Car Park Corry's Food Hall & Café, Station Road, Loughrea

The festival is held in honour of Stoney Brennan, a local character who was hanged for stealing a turnip. (Féile i gcuimhne ar fhear ón cheantair, Stoney Brennan, a crochadh tar éis dó tornapa a ghoid.)

Events include:

  • BBQ for Enable Ireland (BBQ ar son Enable Ireland)
  • Music, song & more (Ceol, amhránaíocht & eile)
  • Fruit, vegetables, cakes, sweets ...

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Loughrea Aquathon

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 24, 2011, In : Sport 
Loughrea Aquathon takes place on Wednesday, 29th of June, 7.30pm at Loughrea Lake. 750m Swim, 5km Run.

Participants must be TI members. Entry is €3.

Location: Long Point, Lake Road, Loughrea
http://www.predatortriclub.ie/


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Busking Competition

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, June 23, 2011, In : Music 
A Busking Competition will be held on the Main Street, Loughrea this Saturday, 25th June from 12pm until 4pm as part of the Loughrea Summer Music Festival.

People interested in taking part should phone 086 8038042 or 087 2062127.


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Feile na nGael HQ - Lough Rea Hotel

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, June 22, 2011, In : Events 


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Music Fundraiser

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, In : Music 
Ollie Fahy is running the New York Marathon and in doing so raising some much needed funds for MS Ireland. He has organised a Music Fundraising Night at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa on Sunday, 31st July from 9pm.

Music by Neev Kennedy, Tamlin & The Bogus Pogues

Tickets 10 Euro from the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa, Galway Road, Loughrea


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Poulnabrone Bouncy Dolmen

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, June 18, 2011, In : Events 
Poulnabrone Bouncy Dolmen will be on show at Woodville Walled Garden on Sunday, 19th June from 3pm - 5.30pm. The monumental inflatable bouncy castle created by artist Jim Ricks is designed from the famous 6,000 year old megalithic portal tomb, The Poulnabrone Dolmen in the Burren.

Family ticket €12.00. Woodville Walled Garden is located at Kilchreest, Loughrea

The event will only go ahead weather permitting.


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Feile na nGael Parade

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 17, 2011, In : Festival 
The Féíle na nGael Hurling, Camogie and Handball competitions for boys and girls under 14's is coming to Galway this weekend, 24th – 26th June. The highlight of the event is the parade which will be held in Loughrea this year on Friday evening the 24th June, starting at 7.30p.m. The parade includes 234 teams from all over the Ireland. There will be 14 marching bands including the Artane Band, Garda Band and our own St. Ita's Band.

Parade Route

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Students' Ciorcal Comhrá

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, June 14, 2011, In : Classes 
Ciorcal Comhrá do Mhic Léinn Meánscoile / Ciorcal Comhrá for 1st+2nd year students Beidh ciorcal comhrá do mhic léinn sa 1ú & 2ú bliain ar siúl gach Céadaoin ó 3.30 go 4.30in. Na mic léinn iad féin a dhéanfaidh an comhrá a stiúradh ach beidh duine óg ar ardchumas Gaeilge ann mar áisitheoir agus lena chinntiú gurb í Gaeilge teanga an tseisiúin. I gCúl an Tí, oifigí Ghaeilge Locha Riach, a bheidh siad seo ar siúl ón 6 Iúil go 31 Lúnasa, ar chostas €2 sa tse...
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Cúpla Focal Chat Group

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, June 14, 2011, In : Classes 
NEW Chat group 'Cúpla Focal' for adults with basic Irish Is féidir le Barack Obama …. Is féidir le Banríon Shasana …. An féidir leatsa? / Can you?

Tús/ Begins: Déardaoin 7 Iúil / Thurs. 7 July, Cúl an Tí, Gaeilge Locha Riach Gach Déardaoin ó 8 go 9in, i mBaile Locha Riach, ar chostas €2 sa tseachtain, i mí Iúil & Lúnasa / Every Thursday from 8 to 9pm, in Loughrea, at a cost of €2 per week, for July & August

Eolas / Information: Ruth, Gaeilge Locha Riach, 091-870718 / oif...


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Activities for Young People in Loughrea

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 10, 2011, In : Meeting 
Facilitating Activities for Young People in Loughrea: An open meeting will take place in relation to the above in the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa on Monday 13th June, at 8p.m.

Anyone interested in activities for young people are welcome to attend.


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Dunsandle Castle & Woods Summer Festival

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 10, 2011, In : Festival 
Dunsandle Castle & Woods is hosting a summer festival this Father's Day, June 19th, from 11.00am - 6.00pm.

Dunsandle Castle is only 10 minutes from Loughrea/20 minutes from Galway City. There will be exciting tours of the 15th Century Castle and Ice House, thrilling medieval fighting displays, Your Man’s Puppets, archery, traditional basket weaving, music and much, much more!

With lots of charm and fun for all the family, the event is suitable for all ages and admission is only €10 per car...
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CurraFest Music Festival

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 10, 2011, In : Festival 
‘CurraFest’ outdoor Music Festival will take place in McCormack’s Bar, Curra, Kylebrack, Loughrea on Sunday, 3rd July from 1pm. Music bands, including Big Generator, Amazing Apples, More Cowbell, Ulton Conlon, Hot Fuss and The Deans, along with Face Painting, Bouncing Castles and various family activities guarantees quality, value and a fun day out. 



The festival is a tribute to Niamh Monahan (rip) who sadly lost her life in June 2010. All proceeds from the event will be donated to Galw...
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All Ireland Karting Championships

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, June 10, 2011, In : Events 
Pallas Karting, Tynagh, Loughrea play host to the All Ireland Karting Championships on Saturday, 18th June and Sunday, 19th June.

Top drivers from all over the Island of Ireland will complete for the coveted All Ireland Title in their events. Racing from the ages of 8 years and up and speeds of 90mph+.

Free entry for all spectators.


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Carrabane Sports

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, June 9, 2011, In : Events 
Carrabane family fun sports day will take place on Father's Day, Sunday, 19th June from 2pm at the GAA pitch in Carrabane, Loughrea. All are welcome.


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Baffle 'One Day' Bloomsday

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, June 9, 2011, In : Events 
BAFFLE are inviting everyone with an interest in poetry and writing to join them in Harneys Bar on Thursday night, 16th June from 9pm as they celebrate Bloomsday.

It promises to be an entertaining night, reading and writing poetry with the theme 'One Day'. Costumes are encouraged.


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The Two Q's Music Fundraiser

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, June 9, 2011, In : Music 
Craughwell Tidy Towns Committee are holding a Fundraiser in Rafterys Bar Craughwell on Friday 10th June at 9.00pm.

Music by The Two Q's.


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Exploring Homeopathy Workshop

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, In : Classes 
A 6 week Exploring Homeopathy workshop by Grainne-Freya Hammond, takes place from Tuesday, 21st June until Tuesday, 26th of July.

Exploring Homeopathy workshops are designed to be informal and give a great introduction to using homeopathy at home. These workshops are designed for the general public and for families as well as Mothers with children who have an interest in health and wish to understand how homeopathy works.

The workshops will explain the thinking behind homeopathy, give practi...


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Loughrea Agricultural Show

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, In : Events 
Loughrea Agricultural Show takes place at Loughrea Showgrounds, Moyleen on Sunday, 17th July. This family day out includes
  • Horse and Pony Jumping and Showing
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Dog Show
  • Home Produce
  • Photography
For further information contact Joan on 087 2493959


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Barnardos Race Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, June 6, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
A Fun Race Night in aid of Barnardos Ireland takes place in McNamee's Bar on Friday, 24th June at 8.30pm.

Your support is appreciated for this fun night out which include prizes for the winning horses, finger food and professional MC.


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Rugby Club Family Fun Day

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, June 6, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
Family Fun Day at Loughrea Rugby Club on Monday, June 6th from 1pm in aid of the Jack & Jill Foundation.

The days events include bouncy castles, face painting, egg and spoon race, sack and three legged races and a BBQ.

€5 per child.

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Funshack Summer Camp

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, May 29, 2011, In : summercamps 
The Funshack Playcentre on the Galway Road are holding a Summer Camp on the 11th - 15th July and the 8th - 12th August.

The camp promises your child a week full of fun, games and learning in a safe environment.

For more information contact 0872467676/091880106.

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Garden and summer planting demo

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, May 27, 2011, In : Events 
Loughrea Active Retirement Association will hold a demonstration on gardening and summer planting techniques by Michael and Susan Lyons on Wednesday night next, 1st June at 7.30pm.
 
There will be a monster sale of all completed baskets, window boxes and accessories at reduced prices on the night.

Everyone very welcome to come along to Kinsella’s Lounge.

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Book Club

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, May 25, 2011, In : Events 
Book Club takes place on the first Tuesday of the month at 6.30pm in Loughrea Library

Location: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea


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The Music Club

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, May 25, 2011, In : Music 
There will be an hour of music in Loughrea Library on Sunday June 5th at 7p.m. It will feature the Carmelite Adult Choir, Louise Colohan (vocalist) and a number of instrumentalists. Admission is free and there will be a wine reception at the interval.

Location: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea
Date: First Sunday of the month
Time: 7pm
Admission: FREE


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Loughrea FRC Open Evening

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, May 25, 2011, In : Events 
Loughrea Family Resource Centre are hosting an Open Evening to launch here new meeting space and counselling rooms on Wednesday June 1st 8pm.

You are invited to go along and have a look at the meeting space and counselling rooms and find out what supports and services they have on offer

Refreshments will be served. Please contact 091 871149 for more details 
Location: Millenium House, Westbridge, Loughrea (New unit above Tri-Bikes) - Lift access via entrance to Indian Restaurant

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Music for Japan

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, May 20, 2011, In : Music 
Music for Japan takes place at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa on June 11th at 7.30p.m.

Admission: Adults: €20. Children under 12: €10. Credit card / Laser accepted. Pay at the door also available.

Tel: 091-880088. This event is in aid of Japan by Japanese Red Cross.


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Woodford Spring Fair

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, May 20, 2011, In : Events 
Spring Fair takes place at Woodford Youth Hall on Sunday 29th May between 12p.m. – 4p.m.

The fair will include local arts, crafts and produce, fabulous home baking, face painting and much more.

Admission is Free and all are welcome.


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Table Quiz 2011

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, May 20, 2011, In : Events 
St. Brendan's & St. Ita's National School Parents Association present Table Quiz 2011 featuring talent from St. Ita's and St. Brendan's National Schools, on Friday 3rd June in the Lough Rea Hotel.

Doors: 7p.m. sharp. Quiz commences: 7.30p.m. sharp.

Price: €20 per team: 2 adults and unlimited children.


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Duck Race

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, May 20, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
Craughwell Camogie Club are holding a rubber duck race in the Dunkellin River on Sunday, 22nd May. First heat will start at 12 noon.

Cash prizes for the winners. €5 per duck. Ducks will be thrown in near the back of the pitch and the finish line will be at the bridge near Cawleys Pub.

Anyone looking to buy a duck can do so from any club member on the day of the event.


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Kids Dance Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, May 19, 2011, In : Classes 
Kids Hip Hop and Contemporary Dance Classes, starting Friday, 21st May from 6-7pm.

Aged 6+. 5 Euro per child.

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Adult Fitness Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Thursday, May 19, 2011, In : Classes 
Adult Fitness Classes take place every Friday from 7 - 8pm in the Temperance Hall.

Classes include Dirty Dancing workout, Bums n Tums, Pilates, Kickboxing and Boxcercise


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Cairdeas Lone Parents Group Open Morning

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, May 18, 2011, In : Meeting 
Cairdeas Lone Parents Group Open Morning, Monday May 23rd. 11am - 1pm at Loughrea Family Resource Centre, Westbridge (upstairs unit above tri-bikes and next door to Hair Kutz. Lift access is available via entrance to Indian restaurant.)

There is a 10 Euro group membership fee which includes cost of all courses and activities.

Courses include: DIY, Health & Harmony, Personal Development. please contact 091 871149 for more info.
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Traditional Session

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, May 13, 2011, In : Music 
Loughrea Comhaltas Branch are holding a traditional session in Kitty Kiernan's Pub on Friday, May 20th.

All are welcome.


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Craft Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, May 13, 2011, In : Classes 
Loughrea Craft Club are holding Craft classes for children ages 5+ from May 25th to June 22nd, 4-5p.m.

The classes include paper crafts, book making, weaving & beading.

Contact Louise to book at 087 6363717.

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Annie

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, May 13, 2011, In : Music 
Encore Youth Theatre present ANNIE at the Temperance Hall on Tuesday, 31st May and Wednesday, 1st June at 8pm.

Tickets are 10 Euro per Adult and 5 Euro per Child.
Tickets Available from Killian's Pharmacy on the Main Street.


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Table Quiz

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, May 13, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
Quiz Night will take place at the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa on Friday, 20th May at 8pm.

Table of 4 40Euro. Proceeds to Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin

Raffle on the night. Contact Helen on 087 2368445


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Loughrea Tennis Club Open Day

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, May 13, 2011, In : Sport 
The annual Open Day for Loughrea Tennis Club takes place on Sunday, 22nd May from 2-5pm at the Club House on the Gort Road.

New members are invited to go along on the day to see the facilities available.


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Painting Toddler Playground

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, May 13, 2011, In : Events 
Loughrea Tidy Towns are painting the Toddlers Playground beside the Car Park on the Gort Road this Saturday, 14th May (weather permitting) and need your help.

Turn up on the day from 11am-12noon


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Celebrity Chef Nevin Maguire Book Signing

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, May 13, 2011, In : Events 
RTE Celebrity Chef, Nevin Maguire will be in Corry's Foodhall on Station Road on Wednesday, 18th May from 3.30pm til 5pm to sign copies of his new cookery book " Nevin's Country Living".


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Loughrea Tidy Towns Fundraising Dance

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
Loughrea Tidy Towns are holding a Fundraising Dance in Kinsella's, Main Street, Loughrea on Friday, 27th May, commencing at 9.30pm.

Music by Michael Regan
Tickets 10 Euro
Email loughreatidytowns@gmail.com



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Irish Dance Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, May 9, 2011, In : Classes 
Irish dance classes take place at the Temperance Hall at 5 pm every Monday and Friday and at St Ita's School on Wednesday evenings at 3pm.

Contact Mary at 087 9312546



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First Aid Course

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, May 9, 2011, In : Events 
First aid course aimed at parents and people minding children takes place in the Lough Rea Hotel on Saturday 14th May.

The course will cover CPR, Choking and many childhood illnesses and emergencies




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Lecture Loughrea Flower & Garden Club

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, May 9, 2011, In : Talks 
Loughrea Flower & Garden Club are holding a lecture by Lorna McMahon, Ard Carrig Gardens, Galway on Monday, 9th May at 8p.m. in the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa.

Admission is €5. New members welcome.

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Clobber Fundraiser Clothes Donations

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, May 9, 2011, In : Events 
Cash for Clobber Fundraiser: Donations of the following items would be gratefully received in aid of a planned Remembrance Garden at St. Brendan's Home, Loughrea.
  • Handbags & shoes - please tie pairs of shoes together.
  • Hats and belts, towels, curtains, bed linen and sheets.
  • Duvet covers only – no duvets.
  • Old books – please keep books separate.
Collection point: 1st cubicle at St Anne's Ward, St. Brendan's Home, by 31st May.



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C.A.S.A Social

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, May 9, 2011, In : Events 
C.A.S.A. (Loughrea Caring and Sharing Association) next social is on Sunday, May 22nd at 2.30p.m in the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa.

 If you wish to join C.A.S.A. as a volunteer or know someone with a disability who would benefit from C.A.S.A. please contact us on 086 6614866 or email casaloughrea@gmail.com



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Loughrea Community Preschool AGM

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, May 9, 2011, In : Meeting 
The Annual General Meeting of Loughrea Community Preschool will be held on Monday May 9th at 7.30p.m. in the meeting room at Loughrea Family Resource Centre, Westbridge, (above Tri-bikes).

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Yoga Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, May 6, 2011, In : Classes 
Energetic yoga which improves flexibility, fitness and promotes a sense of wellbeing begins on Wednesday night, 11th May in the Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea.

Beginners: Wednesday 6.30p.m. – 8p.m.
Mixed Level: Wednesday 8p.m. – 9.30p.m. and Friday 10a.m. – 11.30a.m.

€88 for 8 lessons.
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Irish Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, In : Classes 
Sraith nua de ranganna Gaeilge ag teacht 5 Bealtaine Beidh ranganna Gaeilge ar siúl arís idir 8 agus 9in ón Deardaoin 5 Bealtaine ar feadh sé seachtainí. Cláraigh le Ruth, Gaeilge Locha Riach, 091-870718.

New series of Irish classes begins on 5 May Irish classes will be running again from 8-9pm beginning on Thurs 5 May for six weeks.


Register with: Ruth, Gaeilge Locha Riach, 091-870718.

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Cycle4Life

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, May 2, 2011, In : Sport 
Seven Springs Cycling Club Cycle4Life Registration and Information will be held on Wednesday, 4th May in the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa from 7-9pm.

Program starts on Saturday, 7th May meeting in the Supervalu Carpark, Loughrea at 9.00am. 

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Tea Day Lakelands Nursing Home

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, April 22, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
Lakelands Nursing Home Patricia Cormack and staff would like to invite you to their Tea Day which is being held on Thursday, May 5th in Lakelands Nursing Home, Mount Pleasant, Loughrea.

The Tea Day is a fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Association of Ireland. All are welcome.



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Sunflowers Chernobyl Appeal Fundraising Dance

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, April 22, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
Sunflowers Chernobyl Appeal Fundraising Dance on Friday, 29th April at 9.30p.m. in Kinsella's,Main Street,  Loughrea.

Music by Ciaran Whyte & Just Two.

Tickets: €10.



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Swans and Geese Talk

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, April 22, 2011, In : Talks 
Loughrea Nature Watch present a talk on Swans and Geese at Loughrea Library on the Thursday, 28th of April at 8pm.

The talk is by Dr Alyn Walsh. All Welcome.



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St. Raphael's Reunion

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, April 22, 2011, In : Events 
Calling St. Raphael's Leaving Cert Past Pupils from ’75 – ’80: Reunion planned by St. Raphael's Parents’ Association on Friday, 27th May.

The  night will consist of Mass in the school followed by a function in the Lough Rea Hotel. A night of fun with D.J., finger food, and raffle.

Tickets are €20. Booking is essential by May 20th. Phone:091 841062 or email straphaelspastpupils@hotmail.com



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Art Exhibition

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, April 22, 2011, In : Arts & Crafts 
Art tutors Margarita Wargola and Martin McDonnell will open a three day exhibition on Friday night, 29th April at 7pm.

This exhibition will feature a select number of artists whose works from the evening Art Course held in St. Raphael's College, will be on sale on the night. Artists include: Margerita Wargola, Martin McDonnell, Phelim Leahy, Deborah Hopfer,Martin Burke and JosyJauss.

A wide variety of work from traditional to contemporary, including digital and animation will be on display. ...
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Loughrea Library Writing Workshop

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, April 22, 2011, In : General 
A Writing Workshop with Yvonne Cullen takes place at Loughrea Library on Tuesday, 3rd May from 2.30p.m. to 5p.m. The workshop will cover memoir writing and poetry.

Admission is free but booking is advised.

Contact Loughrea Library if you wish to attend @ 091 – 847220. Target audience age 55+. Please bring a short piece/poem you have written along on the day.
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Launch: Booklet of “Stories & Poems”

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, April 18, 2011, In : General 
Loughrea Active Retirement Assoc. would like to invite all members of the community to the launch by Joe McDonagh CEO of Co. Galway VEC of our booklet of “Stories & Poems” on Wed. April 20th at 8p.m. in Kinsella's.

The Loughrea Barbershop Quartet will sing, and a cheese & wine reception will follow a selection of readings from the booklet.

We look forward to meeting you all for an enjoyable evening of local stories, poems and songs.


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Tools for Successful Living

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, April 18, 2011, In : Meeting 
Change Masters Club (Free Membership) Tools for Successful Living takes place on Tuesday, 19th April from 19.30 – 21.30 at the Abbey Conference Room.


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Loughrea Ireland XO (Ireland Reaching Out) Meeting

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, April 13, 2011, In : Meeting 
There will be a meeting of the Loughrea Ireland XO (Ireland Reaching Out) project team on Monday next, 8pm April 18th at the Loughrea Hotel & Spa. Parish Liaison Officer John Joe Conwell and Ireland XO Chairperson Mike Feerick will attend the meeting.  Please make a special effort to attend. Tel for further details: (091) 842013.


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The Year of the Hiker

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, April 9, 2011, In : Shows 
"The Year of the Hiker", Friday 22nd, Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th April in the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa at 8.30pm.

Cast include: John Lawlor, Barry Healy, Padraig Larkin, Caroline Kelly, Trish Cormack, Yvonne Broderick and Brian Mann.

Tickets: Digi Photo, Bride Street, Loughrea €10 in advance or €12.50 on the door. Students and OAPs €10.


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CU-Factor Talent Competition Final

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, April 9, 2011, In : Shows 
Naomh Breandain CU, Loughrea is organising its 4th CU-Factor Talent Competition. Auditions took place on Saturday, April 2nd in the Temperance Hall.

The final will be held on Saturday, April 16th at 7pm also in the Temperance Hall. All winning acts at local level will receive a prize. This event is free and all are welcome.

A winner and a runner up will go forward to the Town Hall Theatre, Galway City on the 8th May.


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Umbra Clothing Collection

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, April 9, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
Umbra Clothing Collection takes place at the Temperance Hall, Barrack Street on Thursday, 14th April before 12 noon.

Collection of all types of clean dry, ladies, gents, and children's clothing, also bed linen, curtains, towels & shoes.

Collection by Fr Nicholas Maanzo – Diocese of Kitui, Kenya


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Nature Workshop

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, April 9, 2011, In : Talks 
Loughrea Nature Watch are holding a nature workshop in Loughrea Library on Monday, April 11th at 8p.m.

Renowned naturalist & artist Gordon D’Arcy will guide on garden birds, plus learn how to sketch birds & animals the easy way. All are welcome.


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Kids Gaelic Football

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, April 9, 2011, In : Sport 
Gaelic Football for underage players has resumed every Saturday for 2011 at Vocational School grounds.

Times:
Under 8/10 at 10.45a.m.
Under 12/13 12 noon

New players welcome. Phone: Paul @ 087 6448375.


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Flower Arranging Demonstration

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, April 9, 2011, In : Arts & Crafts 
Flower Arranging Demonstration by Shirley Treston of Branch Florists in the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa on Wednesday April 13th at 8p.m.

Admission €10 in aid of Loughrea Apostolic Works Society.


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Bunny Run

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, April 8, 2011, In : Sport 
Loughrea Athletic Club are hosting a Bunny Run in Kylebrack Woods on Monday, 25th April at 12 noon.

The run is opened to all members, especially Family's. Costumes are optional but encouraged

Entry fee: Adult : €5 Junior : €2


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Kids Soccer

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, April 8, 2011, In : Sport 
Power Soccer School of Excellence at the Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea

3-4years old from 10.10am, 8 week course €60.00
5-6years old from 11.00am, 7 week course €60.00
7-8years old from 12.00pm, 5 week course €60.00
9+years old from 01.00pm, 6 week course €60.00

Phone Office 091-865350 Camp Phone 086-1956424


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Anglers Golden Jubliee Cup

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : Sport 
Loughrea Anglers Association Golden Jubilee Cup sponsored takes place this Sunday, April 3rd from 11am til 5pm.

This competition is for paid members. For more information contact Robert Flaherty on 087 9786440


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Baffle Fun Night

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, April 1, 2011, In : Arts & Crafts 
12million Lotto Win for BAFFLE

...don't believe all you read in the news papers. However, why not go along to Maggie May's to hear how they would spend it if they did win.

Date: Friday, 8th April
Time: 9pm
Location: Maggie May's Bar, Bride Street, Loughrea


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Loughrea Celtic Ladies

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, March 30, 2011, In : Sport 
Loughrea Celtic Ladies Football Club play their first match this Saturday, 2nd April.

The match against Cam Celtic kicks off at 6pm in Bushfield (the Loughrea Athletic's Club ground), Loughrea.

You are invited to go along and support the gals.


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Free IRO Training: Learn how to build your family tree

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, March 27, 2011, In : Talks 
Ireland Reaching Out Project: Learn how to build your family tree - Free Training

Learn how to access the 1901/1911 census and other records to research and build your own family tree. Free training over 3 evenings (6th, 12th and 13th April) from 7.30-9.30pm in the Loughrea Spa Hotel.

This initiative is funded by GRD and run by the Ireland Reaching Out project.

Visit www.irelandxo.com/docs/training.pdf, email heritagetraining@irelandxo.org or phone 091-842013 for details of all lectures. All ...
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Galway County Community Games Cross Country

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, March 25, 2011, In : Sport 
Galway County Community Games Cross Country Junior events will be hosted by Loughrea Athletic Club in Bushfield Grounds, Loughrea on Sunday, 27th March at 1pm.

The Club would like Volunteers to help as Stewards.
Volunteers/Stewards 12 noon, Races from 1pm

U/12 girls 500m
U/12 boys 500m
U/13 girls 1,200m
U/13 boys 1,200m
U/14 girls 700m
U/14 boys 700m


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Reeling in the Years Production

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, March 25, 2011, In : Music 
Information Night for Reeling in the Years Production will take place in Loughrea Library, on Monday, March 28th at 8pm.

All past, present & anyone seeking to join St.Brendans Choral & Dramatic Society are invited.


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Lectures: Rich natural heritage and biodiversity of South-East Galway

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, March 25, 2011, In : Talks 
Ireland Reaching Out Project - Heritage, Family Tree and History Training is hosting a series of local heritage, genealogy and folklore lectures for the parishes of South-East Galway.

Discover the rich natural heritage and biodiversity of South-East Galway with Zena Hoctor on Tuesday, 29th March and Janice Fuller on Wednesday, 30th March at 7.30pm in the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa.

Admission is Free and all are welcome!

Visit www.irelandxo.com/docs/training.pdf
Phone: 091-842013.


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Walk Loughrea to Kilrickle

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, March 25, 2011, In : Sport 
Ninth Annual Walk Loughrea to Kilrickle, in aid of Irish Cancer Society, on Sunday. 3rd April commencing at 3pm. The walk will start from Corrib Oil, Loughrea and finishing at Dessie O’Brien's, Kilrickle.

Guest speaker: Senator Ciaran Cannon.

Sponsorship cards phone: 087 6313212 or 087 2283377. Transport available.


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Music Concert

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, March 25, 2011, In : Music 
Music Concert takes place in Loughrea Library on Sunday, April 3rd at 7p.m.

The evening will including singing by Madeleine and Padraig Connaughton and accompanied on piano by Philip Short. Tom Murphy will perform a selection of instrumental pieces and Ray Gately will read short story 'First Confession' by Frank O'Connor.

Wine reception at the interval. Admission is free and all are welcome.


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Kids Craft Club

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, March 25, 2011, In : Arts & Crafts 
Loughrea Craft Club for Children starts Wednesday, April 6th from 4-5p.m. The 5 weeks course, which takes place in the Temperance Hall costs €50 per child.

Learn new skills while having fun with experienced staff.

Call Louise to book your place @ 087 6363717. Booking essential.


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Semi Finals for Loughrea Rugby

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, March 23, 2011, In : Sport 

Loughrea vs Ballina this Sunday, 27th March in the semi-final of the Heineken Connaght Junior Cup. Kick-off at 3pm in Loughrea Rugby Football Club grounds, Ballygasty, Loughrea.

Your support would be greatly appreciated. No admission charge.


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Free Household WEEE Collection Day

Posted by Loughrea Online on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, In : General 
A Free Household WEEE Collection Day will take place on Saturday 2nd April 2011 from 10am to 4pm in SuperValu Carpark, Loughrea

Galway County Council and WEEE Ireland will be holding a free public collection day for Household Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment. Anything from the home with a plug or a battery will be accepted.


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Dartfield Hunter Trials

Posted by Loughrea Online on Monday, March 21, 2011, In : Sport 
Dartfield Hunter Trials takes place on Saturday, 26th March 2011 from 10 am.

Open Pairs, Open Singles, Novice Pairs, Novice Singles, Pre Novice
Contact: 086 3325948 or 091-843968 for more information.

Location: Dartfield, Kilrickle, Loughrea


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Loughrea Vintage Run

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, March 20, 2011, In : Fundraiser 
The 2011 Loughrea Vintage Run will be on Sunday 27th March, starting at the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa at 11.00am. The vehicles will start to gather around 9.30am, you are invited to go along and have a look.

The run is a fundraiser for Chernobyl Child Aid


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Clann Lir Puppet Show

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, March 20, 2011, In : Festival 
Branar perform puppet show Clann Lir in Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea from 10.00 – 11.00am on Saturday, 26th March as part of Féile Raifteirí 2011, 25-27 March.

Open to everyone, young families in particular


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Féile Raifteirí 2011

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, March 20, 2011, In : Festival 
Féile Raifteirí 2011 takes place from 25-27 March. On Friday, 25th March the festival opens with the following events:

Haiku workshop with Gabriel Rosenstock from 10.00am – 2.30pm in the schools

Aifreann na Féile starts at 8.00pm. Mass as Gaeilge will be read by Dr Seán Ó Ciarbaí, Bishop of Clonfert and music will be provided by Music Matters and local children

Singing workshop with Órla Ní Fhinneadh takes place at 8.30pm in The Arch Bar, Loughrea

The official Opening ceremony takes pla...
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Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, March 20, 2011, In : Sport 
Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga starts on Thursday, 24th March at 11am

Booking required. Places limited to 15. Price is 87 Euro for 8 weeks. Phone Paul on 087 2527087 for booking or more details.

Date/Time: Thursdays from 11am-12.15pm
Location: Kings Street, Loughrea


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Kids Sewing Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, March 20, 2011, In : Arts & Crafts 
Sewing classes for kids aged from 7 years and over starting Wednesday, 23rd March 4-7pm at The Funshack Playcentre, Loughrea.  Let them learn from an early age how to operate a real sewing machine.

10 week course. Contact Patricia on 086 8785344 for more details.


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CU-Factor Talent Competition

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, March 20, 2011, In : Music 
Naomh Breandain CU, Loughrea is organising its 4th CU-Factor Talent Competition. Auditions will be held on Saturday, April 2nd in the Temperance Hall between 11.30am and 1.30pm.

The final will be held on April 16th at 7pm also in the Temperance Hall. All winning acts at local level will receive a prize.

A winner and a runner up will go forward to the Town Hall Theatre, Galway City on the 8th May.

If you have a talent in song, music, dance, comedy etc please come along to the auditions.

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Children's Art and Craft Course

Posted by Loughrea Online on Sunday, March 20, 2011, In : Arts & Crafts 
Children's Art and Craft Course takes place on Monday's from 21st March. This 6 week course runs from 5p.m. to 6.30p.m. in the Temperance Hall.  The course is for 5 – 10 year old and costs €65.

Contact Grace on 086 8919963 for more information


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Loughrea Rugby Paddys Day

Posted by Loughrea Online on Wednesday, March 16, 2011, In : Sport 
On Saint Patrick's Day Loughrea Rugby vs Creggs in the Connaght Junior Cup Quarter Final.



The game will kickoff at 3pm in Loughrea Rugby Football Club grounds, Ballygasty, Loughrea.
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Circuit Classes

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, March 12, 2011, In : Sport 
Circuit Class starting Monday, March 14th in the Temperance Hall from 7-8 pm

€35 for 8 weeks.


Contact: Caroline (087) 2201095 for further details

Location: Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea


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Junior Trad Music

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, March 12, 2011, In : Music 
Junior Traditional Music takes place on Saturday, 19th March in the Carmelite Abbey between 7p.m. and 9p.m. All welcome.
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Workshop: "Learning to Face My Difficulties More Constructively"

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, March 12, 2011, In : Talks 
A two day workshop titled "Learning to Face My Difficulties More Constructively" takes place at the Carmelite Abbey Residence on Saturday, 19th and Sunday, 20th March.

Contact 090 6624937 for more information

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21 Mile Sponsored Cycle

Posted by Loughrea Online on Saturday, March 12, 2011, In : Sport 
St. Brendan's Boys’ N.S. Loughrea are organising a 21 Mile Sponsored Cycle on Saturday morning 9th April for the School Development Fund.

Calling on parents, past pupils and friends to participate. For registration and sponsorship cards contact 091 – 841217.
Over 18's only may participate.


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Youth Clubs March during Seachtain na Gaeilge

Posted by Loughrea Online on Friday, March 11, 2011, In : Festival 
Seachtain na Gaeilge, 5 – 17 March 2011 continues with a DAY EVENT FOR YOUTH CLUBS on Saturday, 12th March from 2-6pm.

All of the Spleodar youth clubs and the national schools join together for a march through Loughrea. The march is followed by a concert by “Mo Hat mo Gheansaí” and a small céilí in the Temperance Hall, Loughrea.

Seachtain na Gaeilge Dé Satharn 12 Márta, Lá mór na gClubanna Óg @ 2.00 – 6.00 i.n.

Beidh clubanna Spleodar agus na scoileanna náisiúnta ag teacht le c...
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Loughrea Musical Society Rockin Fashion Show