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enterprising TY STUDEnts advertise on claremorris community radio

Have you noticed the young entrepreneurs advertising their products and services on Claremorris Community Radio since last week? Listen out – they’ll be playing through till January.

They are all TY students – from St Colman’s College, Kiltimagh St Louis Community School and Ballyhaunis Community School.

If you’ve heard one of their adverts and would like to get in touch to buy something, their details are below. Why not let them know you heard their ad on Claremorris Community Radio?

St Colman’s College

JMS Earphones. Wireless bluetooth earphones – the perfect Christmas present. Great quality, and only €13. Email jmsearphones@gmail.com.

Firestarters. The best quality kindling in the west of Ireland, delivered to most areas around Claremorris for free. Facebook and Instagram @tyfirestarters.

St Colman’s Bobble Hats. High quality hats for only €15. The warmest hats in town – perfect for all ages. Facebook @stcolmansbobblehats.

Kiltimagh St Louis Community School

Crazy Cups. Personalised hand-painted glass and ceramics – no order too small. Available at Swinford monthly indoor market. Cups €3.50 each or two for €6. shauna.connor3@gmail.com

SN Barbers. Quality haircuts for people of all ages. Located in the Kiltimagh/Knock area. Follow us on Instagram @SN_Barbers

Ballyhaunis Community School

The Bird Watchers. Highest quality organic free-range and locally sourced eggs. They’re so fresh, they’re warm! Follow @the_bird_watchers on Instagram.

Nogginz. Colourful and creative headbands at affordable prices. To place an order and for more information check out @NogginzHeadbands on Instagram.

GAA RIngz. Mini wooden football and hurl keyrings – plain for €2, or personalised with your club or county colours for €2.50. Visit @GAAringz on Facebook and Instagram to order yours.

Chalom Charms. Looking for the perfect stocking filler this Christmas? Crack the code with Chalom Charms scrunchies. One for €1.50. Instagram @chalom_charms, Facebook Chalom Charms.

BCS Sweets. Great quality, affordable sweets delivered in bulk to any party or event. Instagram @BCS_Sweets

BCS Superscents. Handmade scented candles for €7.50, in lavender, eucalyptus, vanilla and orange. bcssuperscents@gmail.com, FB/Instagram @bcssuperscents.

BC Music. Musical equipment – strings, picks, drumsticks, ear protection and much more. instagram @BC_Music or @kieran_ogara.

Bandy Boys. High quality customised silicon wristbands, for businesses, youth and sports clubs, and much more. Contact bandyboys69@gmail.com.

1-1 Sports. If you want to play the part, you’ve got to look the par. Customised teamwear – gloves, socks, beanies and shorts. Instagram @1_1sports.


Over the last two weeks, Claremorris Community Radio has visited NINE local schools to record some wonderful Christmas singing and music.

For their warm welcomes and beautiful singing and playing, thank you to the pupils and staff of:

Ballyhaunis Community School
Barnacarroll NS
Boys’ NS, Claremorris
Convent Primary School, Claremorris
Gaelscoil Uileog De Búrca
Kiltimagh St Louis CS
Mayo Abbey NS
Meelickmore NS
Mount St Michael Secondary School, Claremorris

You can hear their performances in three different broadcasts on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and St Stephen’s Day:

Barnacarroll NS: Christmas Eve at 11.00.

Ballyhaunis Community School, Gaelscoil Uileog De Búrca, Kiltimagh St Louis CS, Mayo Abbey NS, Meelickmore NS, Mount St Michael Secondary School: Christmas Day at 17.00.

Boys’ NS and Convent Primary School: St Stephen’s Day at 16.00.

(These broadcasts will also showcase adverts created this month by the brilliant TY Enterprise students from Ballyhaunis CS, Kiltimagh St Louis CS, and St Colman’s College.)

Kiltimagh Youth Drama selection

Next week, you can hear a special show featuring extracts from the Kiltimagh Youth Drama group’s end-of-year show.

Group leaders Joan King, Ann Patricia Forde and Lorcán Kitching have done a tremendous job educating this talented group. They perform a selection of the following pieces:

  • Polonius’ advice to Laertes
  • The Lunitania
  • World War One piece, featuring Marie’s Wedding by Percy French and The Letter by Dermot McManus
  • Many young men of twenty
  • Our revels now are ended
  • First Confession by Frank O’Connor

The list of performers are: Shauna Langan, Kyle Howard, John Forde McCarthy, Tara Ward and Mikey Kearney.

This show will be broadcast on Monday night next (June 25th) at 8pm. It will be repeated the following morning (Tuesday, June 26th) at 11am and again on Wednesday 27th at 8am.