Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Kaylin O;Connor with the students and teachers from her old primary school, Scoil Naomh Pádraig Knocknasna.
Past pupil, Kaylin O;Connor with her two brothers Evan and Leon.

Kaylin Returns with Munster Football Championship Cup

There was great celebrations at Scoil Naomh Pádraig in Knocknasna on Friday when past pupil Kaylin O’Connor returned with her cup.

By: Marian Harnett

She had won this cup as captain of the Limerick U-14 ladies football team which won the Munster Championship.

Kaylin graduated from Scoil Naomh Pádraig, Knocknasna last June.She had always been a significant sportsperson in the school and the local parish of Abbeyfeale.

She is now leading her team in training for an all Ireland title.

Kaylin comes from a long tradition of football and sport.

Her dad Kevin was known as the blond bombshell when he played for Fr. Casey’s team and the Limerick county team in his youth in the early noughties.

Kaylins mom Julie also hails from a sporting background of camogie in her native Shannon town in Co. Clare.

Both Kaylin’s brothers Evan and Leon have also got the genes and will be sporting heros in the years to come like those who went before them.

All at Scoil Naomh Pádraig  wish Kaylin and her team the very best of luck in their up coming matches.

Fundraiser For Abbeyfeale Tidy Towns

The Lost Souls and Friends will be in concert at Aine and Jack Ryans on this Saturday night, May 12th. from 9pm.

All proceeds of the raffle to be held on the night will go to Abbeyfeale Tidy Towns.
Remembering Zoe

The Remembering Zoë Charity Cycle in association with Abbeyfeale Cycling Club takes place on Sunday May 13th starting in Abbeyfeale at 9am from Fr. Casey’s GAA Club.

For safety reasons the Gardai will close the road from the GAA club and New Street to Buckley’s Cross on the Athea road from 9am to 9.20am approximately.

All cyclists will turn left at Buckley’s cross and follow the Kilmorna road to Shanacool cross.  In the afternoon the Cycle will pass through Main Street, New Street and also the townlands of Ballaugh, Ballybehy and Knockbrack. The organisers thank you for your patience and apologise for any inconvenience caused.

The Family Fun Day will be held on Sunday May 20th.  Proceeds to Nano Nagle, Brothers of Charity and Fr. Casey’s Bord naNog.

Abbeyfeale Church Jubilee

Abbeyfeale parish church celebrates its jubilee this year. The church was opened in June 1968. It has been suggested that an exhibition of memorabilia connected to the building and opening of the church would be a nice part of the celebration. If anyone out there has anything of interest and would be willing to lend it for this exhibition please contact 089 4356981. The jubilee mass takes place on June 16th at 7.30 pm.

Rosary at The Well

Mary’s Month May is the month dedicated to Our Blessed Lady.  We invite you to honour her by joining us in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel for recitation of the Rosary each night at 7.30pm Monday to Friday and before the vigil Mass on Saturday. The rosary will be recited at the Holy Well in Kileenagh each Friday evening during May.  The Walk to the Well will take place on Sunday, May 27.

Jubilee Booklet

The launch will take place in May and it would be helpful if you could book a copy of this production in advance to estimate printing numbers. Text 089 4356981. The Jubilee celebration Mass will take place on June 16th at 7.30pm. All are welcome.

Blessed Sacrament Chapel

Adoration will continue from 10-10pm every Tuesday and Friday and from 6-8pm every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. New adorers are always very welcome.


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