General Information



HEADFORD / CLARAN               (Killursa & Killower)
Patron Saint of Parish: St. Fursa (16th January)
(700 Homes, 3,000 Population)

PRIESTS:
Raymond Flaherty PP. St. Mary’s Church, Headford, Co. Galway
093 35448, email: info@headfordchurch.com




PARISH STAFF
Secretary: Brigid Greaney Lee, Headford Church 
Sacristan: Declan McDonagh, Headford Church
Sacristan: Ann Greaney, Claran Church
Other Staff: Una Conway, Claran Church & Bernadette Loftus, Headford Church


WEEKEND MASSES:
St. Mary’s Headford: - Sat. 8.00pm: Sun. 11.30am.
St. Mary’s Claran: - Sun. 10.00am.

HOLIDAYS:
Same as Weekend.



Cemeteries/Graveyards in the parish of Headford
Killursa; Contact:  Mattie Hynes
Cloughanover; Contact  Frank Thornton, Mattie Scales
Cargin; Declan Mannion
Ross Abbey: OPW (office of public works)


POST-PRIMARY SCHOOLS:
Presentation College.  093 35408, email: prescollhead@eircom.net  770 pupils.
Mary Sweeney (Principal): Noel Martin (Deputy Principal): Joan Connolly (Secretary) 58 Teachers, 5 SNA’s, 2 Learning Support, 1 Resource.

PRIMARY SCHOOLS:
Headford Boys, 093 35378, email hbns@eircom.net
Concepta McHugh (Principal), Jackie O’Sullivan (Teacher), Claire Dolan (Learning Support), Ursula Kenny, (SNA) Sheila McCarthy (Secretary), Julie Muldoon (Teachers Assistant) also in Girls School.  34Pupils.

Headford Girls – 093 35377, email headfordgns@eircom.net
Mary McNelis (Principal): Aoife O’Neill, Brid Garvey, Grace Dooley, (Teachers) Rita Garvey (Learning Support), Mary McNamarra & Roseanna Joyce (Resource) Patricia Smith (S.N.A.).  105 Pupils.

Cloughanover: - 093 35315, clover.ias@eircom.net
Paul Brett (Principal) Regina Leamy, Debrah Mannion, Rebecca Crehan, (Teachers)
Antoinette Burns, (Learning Support), Sandra O’Neill, (Resource Teacher), Marian Murphy.  (Secretary), Bernie Loftus (Care Taker).  95 Pupils.

Claran: - 093 35922, email – claranfursa@hotmail.com - www.clarannationalschool.ie     Caitlin Ni Eanachain (Principal), Carmel Nevin, Martina Murphy, Sinead McKeon, Claire Walsh, Brenda Hughes (Teachers), Roisin Kenny (Learning Support), Catherine Moore, (Resource), Mary Walsh, Mary Gillion, (S.N.As.), Yvonne Greaney (Secretary):  154 Pupils


Clydagh: - 093 35868.  Eileen Gleeson (Principal), Carmel Ryan, (Teacher)
Mary Jennings (Learning Support), Catherine Moore (Resource),  
(S.N.A) Michelle Cunningham. 17 Pupils

ORGANISATIONS

Church Organisations: -

Pastoral Council: – Chair Eamon Walsh  – 093 35448 
Finance Committee: – Michael Hughes – 087 9691828.
Parish Child Protection Rep: – P.J. Newell  093 35641& Maura Moran 
Headford Church Choir:– Margaret Flanagan – 093 36032. 
Claran Church Choir: – Martina Murphy - 093 36800.
Headford Children’s Choir: - Geraldine Farrell – 093 35049.
Marion Movement for Priests & Laity Cenacle – Breda Joyce
Adoration Group Headford– Breda Joyce, Teresa McCauley & Bernie Sweeney
Adoration Group Claran – Ann Greaney, Julia Kenny, Nora Darcy, Mary Fahy.
Mother’s Prayer Group – Eileen Conlisk & Mary Raftery.
Bereavement Group: - Kathleen Boyle – 093 35544.
Adult Education Officer at Presentation College: - Ciaran Ryan 087 9671940.


DAY CARE CENTRES: -
Mental Health Day Care Centre, Headford – 093 36818.

COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS


Cairde Ath Cinn 
0876271962
Olivia Dooley
Headford CES
0872359554
Ignatius Egan
Headfest
0872791439
Liam Mc Donagh 
Claran ICA
0879674744
Ann Greaney 
Headford Mens’s Shed 
0879624842
Mick Connell  
Solstice Arts Group
0876784236
Aisling Keogh Connor  
Headford Badminton Club
0876291553
Dolores Doyle 
St.Fursa’s Ladies GFC
neasa.cosgrove@prescurrylea.com
09324575
Neasa Cosgrove
Headford Tuam Special Olympics
0872041679
Ann Woulfe 
Headford GAA
0868331733
Ronan Biggins 
Headford Gymkhana and Dog Show
0877837191
Shane Walsh
Headford Gun Club
Stephen Halleran
0868249189

Headford Comhaltas
0868315603
Matt Cunningham 
Kilcoona Scouts
0876881006
Karl Gannon 
Headford 8K Road Race
0870931020/0878530739
Eamon Walsh
Kilcoona Golfing Society
n/a
0876483613
Roy Cecil
North Galway Hunt
0872684126
Richard Reddington
Headford Karate Club
0857465133
Jimmy OGorman
Headford Community Alert
0861084307
Simon Smith
Headford Bridge Club
n/a
09335494
Nora  O Reilly  
Sylane Hurling Club
0877499342
Karen Costello
Headford PTAA
0879657314
Thomas Curran
AA
Meet every Saturday & Monday        at 8pm in St. Fursa’s Parish Hall


Black River Game & Conservative Club
0872460154
Louis Falke
Headford Community Drama 
0876473966
John Mc Grath
Headford SVP

0871727873
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Headford Development Association
0861741611
Michael Carey
Headford Rural  Social Scheme
N/A
0877647450
Martin Donnellan
Headford Adult Learning Centre GRETB
09334749
Theresa Byrne
Headford District Association 
0868301832
John Mc Grath
Headford IFA
Dara Kenny

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Shrule & District Vintage Club
N/A
0868246671
Bartley Horan
Corrib Rugby Club
0872381762
Nicholas Canny
Moyne Villa Soccer Club
0879816175
PJ Walsh
Headford Camera Club
N/A
0872100256
Evelyn Lee
Headford  Women’s Group
0872801926
Maura Mitchell
Headford Community Garden
 09336431
Kathleen Mc Mahon
Headford Carer’s Group

0861685354

Solas Resource Centre
0879614093
Maura Egan
The Hub
0860424857
Clodagh Barry