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Oranmore's Calasanctius College gets approval to build additional accommodation

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Calasanctius College in Oranmore has been successful in its application to the Department of Education for additional accommodation.

‘St Vincent de Paul helped me achieve my dreams’ — Don’t be afraid to ask for help

“St. Vincent de Paul has had an enormous impact on my life. The effect SVP has had on my ability to go to University cannot be overstated. Without the help of SVP over the last few years, I would not have been able to complete my education,” said a local woman this week.

Bosco brings new show to the Town Hall

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FIRST BROADCAST on RTÉ in June 1979, Bosco was an Irish children's television phenomenon and a shared cultural experience for a generation, and the legend continues - these days on stage.

Calasanctius College marks World Philosophy Day

World Philosophy Day was introduced in 2002 by the UN. Since then, it has taken place on the third Thursday of November annually. The initiative allows for reflection on societal issues. According to UNESCO, by celebrating World Philosophy Day each year, we underline the enduring value of philosophy for the development of human thought, for each culture and for each individual.

Calasanctius College Oranmore are about to rock you

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The students of Calasanctius College, Oranmore will present the musical ‘We Will Rock You’ from Wednesday next October 16 to Friday October 18 at 7.30pm nightly.

Calasanctius athlete claims team silver at international

Sean Cotter of Calasanctius College in Oranmore competed on the Irish Schools Cross Country team at Saturday’s SIAB Schools international in Santry, Dublin.

Calasanctius College fashion show to raise funds for sports hall facilities

On Friday March 8, the parents’ association of Calasanctius College Oranmore will host an exciting Fashion Show at the Clayton Hotel Galway to raise funds for the upgrade of the school’s sports hall facilities.

Foil Arms & Hog get Craicling

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CRACKLING IS fried or roasted in pork fat, or the rind on a roasted pork joint. Combine that word with the Irish term for fun and mischief, 'craic' and you get Craicling.

Knock gets ready for influx of pilgrims for annual novena

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The village of Knock is preparing for an influx of up to 120,000 to 150,000 people next week during the National Novena to Our Lady of Knock - which will run from Monday, August 14, to Wednesday, August 23. The annual novena at the Marian Shrine is one of the biggest events to draw people into the county each year and this year is no different. This year is the 40th year of the National Novena to Our Lady of Knock, the original intention behind the Novena was to recognise the unique role that Knock has to play in the life of the Irish church. The theme of this year's pilgrimage is 'Living Life to the Full' and there will be a number of guest speakers, and daily workshops along with services taking place over the nine days of the novena. Ceremonies will take place at 3pm and 8.30pm and workshops at 12 noon and 6pm each day.

The Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes

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A grotto is a natural or artificial cave used by humans in modern times and antiquity. Today, they are often used as shrines in which to place statues of saints, particularly the Virgin Mary. The Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes stood in the southwest corner of the grounds of St Patrick’s Church.

 

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