General Information



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

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

PARISH SECRETARY:
Brigid Greaney Lee: Phone 093 35448, email info@headfordchurch.com

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

HOLIDAYS:
Check Newsletter on Parish Website.

POST-PRIMARY SCHOOLS:
Presentation College.  093 35408, email  office@presheadford.ie 774 pupils.
 Aisling McAlpine(Principal): Ciaran Ryan and Orla Jackson (Deputy Principal): Joan Connolly (Secretary) 58 Teachers, 5.5 SNA’s,  Learning Support Team of Teachers.

PRIMARY SCHOOLS:
Headford Boys, 093 35378, email hbns@eircom.net
Concepta McHugh (Principal), Jackie O’Sullivan (Teacher), Claire Dolan (Learning Support), Gillian Meeneghan (Substitute Learning Support)Ursula Kenny, (SNA) Sheila McCarthy (Secretary).  35Pupils.

Headford Girls – 093 35377, email headfordgns@eircom.net
Mary McNelis (Principal/Teacher): Aoife O’Neill, Rita Garvey, Grace Dooley, (Teachers) Brid Garvey (S.E.T), Patricia Smith (S.N.A.). Lesley Lynch (Secretary) 79 Pupils.

 Cloughanover: - 093 35315, clover.ias@eircom.net 
Paul Brett (Principal) Regina Leamy(Deputy Principal) Deborah Mannion, Rebecca Crehan, (Teachers)
Antoinette Burns, Deirdre Coleman ,Sandra O’Neill, (SEN Teachers ), Marian Murphy.  (Secretary), Bernie Loftus (Care Taker).  88 Pupils.

Claran: - 093 35922, email– office@clarannationalschool.ie    Caitlín Ni Éanacháin (Principal), Roisin Kenny (Dep. Principal), Claire Walsh, Catherine Moore(SET), Carmel Nevin/Brid Concannon (job sharing)(SET), Martina Murphy, Jessica Lee, Máire Divilly, (Teachers)Mary Walsh (S.N.A), Yvonne Greaney (Secretary):  136 Pupils

Clydagh: - 093 35868.  Eileen Gleeson (Principal), James Kilbane (Deputy Principal)  Sandra O'Neill (Special Education Teacher)16 Pupils.


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 093 36867
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.

COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS


Cairde Ath Cinn 
0876271962
Olivia Dooley
Headford CES
dfox@headfordcommunity.ie
0876778648
Denise Fox
Headfest
0872791439
Liam Mc Donagh 
Claran ICA
0879674744
Ann Greaney 
Headford Mens’s Shed 
Mike.conn86@gmail.com
0879624842
Mike 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

0868249189
Stephen Halleran
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 O Gorman
Headford Community Alert
0861084307
Simon Smith
Headford Bridge Club
n/a
09335494
Noreen  O Reilly  
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 SVP
stfursa.headford@svp.ie
0871727873

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
Shrule & District Vintage Club
085 8595085
Martin Ryan 
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