Dates and Venues for Abbeyfeale Harriers Annual Hunting Festival

The late John O’Connor, Scartaglin (left) and the late Anthony Cronin, Castleisland in whose honour the Scart leg of next week’s hunting festival will be held from Fleming’s Bar from 11am on February 11th.  Photograph: John Reidy

The annual Abbeyfeale Harriers Hunting Festival will get under way next weekend from Sunday, February 10.

By Marian Harnett

Sunday, February 10 – Shanahan’s Bar, Strand, Co. Limerick.  Joint Meet; Ballybrown Harriers and Tipperary Foot Harriers.  Monday, February 11- Fleming’s Bar, Scartaglin, Co. Kerry. Joint Meet; Rockfield Harriers and Rooves Bridge Harriers. Memorial Meet for John O’Connor and Anthony Cronin.  Tuesday, February 12 – Naughtons’ Bar Mountcollins, Co. Limerick Brosna Foxhounds.  Wednesday, February 13 – The Goalpost Bar, Tournafulla, Co. Limerick.  Carraigshane Harriers.  Thursday, February 14 – Walsh’s Bar, Knocknagoshel, Co. Kerry.  Joint Meet; Lismore Harriers and South Tipperary Harriers.  Friday, February 15 – DP Lyons Bar, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick. Joint Meet; Bridgetown Harriers and Minerock Harriers.  Memorial Meet for Jackie O’Grady.  All meets at 11am.  Food kindly sponsored by publicans.  Hunting is on foot and the quarry is fox – Cap €10 per meet.  Please show respect to landowners and their property at all times.  Enquiries: Doug McGuinness (Hon. Sec. Abbeyfeale Harriers) 087 6829044 or Paddy O’Grady 087 6258933.Supported Charity – The Irish Cancer Society.

Special Offer For The Chastitute

Enjoy a four course dinner at Leen’s Hotel followed by a rip roaring performance of John B Keane’s play, The Chastitute at Glórach for just €30.

This special offer is available on Thursday February 7. To book for both – call the Glórach line 087 1383940.

Abbeyside Players are on stage on Thursday, February 7, Friday, February 8, Saturday, February 9, Sunday, February 10.

It continues its run in Rockchapel on Saturday, February 16 and finishes up in Tournafulla on February 23.

Set Dancing Weekend

West Limerick Set Dancing ceilis; Friday February 8 at Devon Inn with music by Taylors Cross 9 till late.

Saturday, February 9 ceili at 9pm with The Striolan Ceili Band.  Sunday, February 10 Afternoon Ceili with Johnny Reidy from 2- 5pm.  Workshop on Saturday from 10.30 – 12.30pm and 2 – 4.30pm.

Marriage Of Connivance

As soon as The Abbeyside Players finish their run the Abbeyfeale Drama Group will take the stage with ‘Marriage of Connivance’ from February 12.

Coffee Morning

A Coffee Morning will be held at the Gate way café the Western Inn Feale’s Bridge, Abbeyfeale on Thursday, Valentine ’s Day February 14 from 11 – 2pm.

All the proceeds are going towards the chemotherapy day ward at UHK. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

The Lonesome West

Athea Players take to the stage with ‘The Lonesome West’ on February 7, 9, 10, 14, 16, and 17.

Suitable for over 12s.  Admission €10.  Telephone/ text bookings only 087 2743189.  Doors open 7.30pm.

Glórach Bingo

Glórach Bingo continues on Monday nights at 8.30 pm. 

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