The St Francis Credit Union County Handwriting 2023 event took place on Friday 24th March in St Joseph's Secondary School, Tulla. The event was co-ordinated by Shirley O'Brien who assembled a fine crew of volunteers and fellow teachers to help out with the event, which catered for a large number of boys and girls from across the county in the U10, U12 & U14 age categories.  Many thanks to St Joseph's for providing a fine venue and to Shirley and her team, which included: Mary McNamara (SNA and long serving Community Games volunteer),  Sr. Eileen (retired teacher), Annmarie Connolly, Darragh McMahon, Gary Guilfoyle (teachers), Alice O'Brien & Sarah Thornton (student teachers), Declan O'Reagan (BAM), Alex Kirwin (5th year student) and Principal Julien Coman, Deputy Principal Michael McDonagh and Vice Principal Catriona Dolly.  Well done to all children who participated at local and county level. Full results are below - please note that medals will be distributed to Area Secretaries at the next County Meeting on 4th April. The top two in each of the U10 and U12 categories go forward to the National Finals in Carlow in September; the U14 is a County only competition.

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The St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games Handwriting competition was held recently.  This year, entries from areas were collected and judged and the winners go forward to represent Clare in the National Community Games Finals in Carlow (Fri/Sat/Sun 26-28 August).  All medal winners are shown below.  Medals will be available for collection by area representatives at the next County Meeting on Tues 5th July or at the Athletics Field Day on 16th July.

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The first ever annual Golden Vale Milk Clare Community Games Handwriting Competition took place on Saturday 2nd April. The new handwriting competition for both boys and girls U-10 was held in Tulla Secondary School. There was great interest in the competition and the standard was extremely high. The winners will go forward to the national finals weekend at the end of May.

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The Golden Vale Milk Clare Community Games U-10 Handwriting Competitions for Boys & Girls took place on Sat 4th Feb, 2012 in St Joseph’S Secondary School, Tulla.{gallery}2012/handwriting:576:432:1:0{/gallery}

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The MUNSTERGROUP Clare Community Games Handwriting competition for both boys & girls u-10 took place on Sat 2nd Feb in St Joseph’s school, Tulla. The Co-ordinator was Mary Moran from Ballynacally assisted by Aine Nash of Quin/Clooney. The standard was extremely high with some beautiful writing skills on display which made the judge’s job very difficult. The first placed in each will go forward to represent Clare in the National finals in Athlone in May.

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Please support our sponsors, your local credit union: St Francis Credit Union. Head Office: Friars Walk, Ennis, Co. Clare. Tel: 065-6828305, with branches in Shannon, Lissycasey, Clarecastle, Newmarket on Fergus, Sixmilebridge, Tulla, Kildysart and Kilmihil.

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Community Games is an independent voluntary organisation which operates through the local community to provide an opportunity for young people (6 to 16 years) to experience a wide range of sporting and cultural activities before concentrating and specialising in those most suitable and attractive to them. To get involved, contact your local area representative or contact the County Secretary to find out more.

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