Loughrea News Weekend Roundup

Christmas in Loughrea

Loughrea News
Loughrea News Weekend Roundup

Rugby: The Connacht Junior League Division 1B top of the league clash was always going to be a tough one, on Sunday, 23rd November Buccaneers triumphed on a scoreline of Loughrea 10 Buccaneers 19 at Ballgasty, Loughrea.

Tuam made Loughrea U14s work very hard for their win, in what was a hard “fought” game, winning on a score line 28 – 26. Kick off at Ballgasty was at at 10.30am on Sunday, November 23.

Ulster Bank Loughrea branch is to close as part of a series of branch closures throughout Ireland, resulting in some voluntary redundancies.

CASA Loughrea celebrated its 4th birthday in the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa over the weekend. The November CASA Social was attended by 115 people on Sunday 23rd November, including new volunteeers, transition year students from St Raphael’s College Loughrea and St. Brigid’s Vocation School Loughrea.

Loughrea Chamber of Commerce hosted a very successful ‘Chamber Ball’ on Saturday 22nd November in the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa. Guest speaker at this year’s Black Tie event was Barry O’Sullivan is CEO of Altocloud, and best known to the Irish public as one of the exacting investors on Dragons’ Den.

Christmas Sunday shopping in officially underway, as Beatty’s of Loughrea opened their doors on Sunday, November 23, from 12-6pm.

Galway County Council has passed a motion that all on street and Council Car Parks will be free of charge from 11am each day for the month of December 2014.