Michael English Christmas Concert in Abbeyfeale on December 6th

At the announcement of details of the Michael English, December 6th concert in Abbeyfeale were front row: Con Daly, Micheal Lane, Fr. Tony Mullins P.P.; Fr. Shoji, C.C.; Ann O’Meara, Parish Clerk; Deirdre Bonner and Lily Kirby. Middle row Conor Lyons, Alice Baker,Celine McCarthy, Nora Collins, Nora Quirke, Kathleen Harnett, Madeline O’Connor, Ann O’Halloran, Carmel Fitzgerald, Noreen Flynn, Marie Lyons, Mary Mc Arthur, Mrs. Quirke, Mr. Bonner and Marian Harnett. Back row: Con Curtin, Mary O’Connor, Kate Murphy, Billy Harnett, Eamon Fitzgerald, Timmy Lyons and Seamus Lane.

Micheal English Comes To Church

A Christmas themed concert in the Church of the Assumption on Friday, December 6 will be headlined by country singer Micheal English and supported by the Abbeyfeale Senior Choir under the direction of Dee Dennison.

The very popular Lost Souls led by Dr. Mick O’Donnell will also perform on the night. Tickets at €25 are available by ringing the dedicated ticket line on 089 4356981 or from Moss the Farmers, Ann Lyons and O’Donoghues Spar. Doors open at 7pm.

Bereavement Mass

Abbeyfeale Parish Bereavement Mass will be celebrated on Friday, November 22 at 7pm. Olive Foley will speak on loss and bereavement. Names of those who have died over the year and names of people from outside the parish that you would like remembered should be submitted to the Sacristy during the coming fortnight. Tel 068/51915 during Mass times.

Meeting On Rural Issues

A discussion on issues affecting rural West Limerick will take place at the Glórach Theatre on Wednesday November 13 at 7.30pm following presentations from Sergeant Ber Leetch Crime Prevention Officer for Co. Limerick, Ms. Deirdre Barrett who will be speaking on Family Support and Safety and Barry Carey a member of IFA’s Crime Prevention Executive. Light refreshments will be served and everyone is welcome to attend.

Fealesbridge Creamery Social

Friday, November 22 at the Devon Inn.  Tickets on sale at the creamery €25.  Dancing to Neily O’Connor.

Meal served at 8.30pm.

Mary Cogan’s New Book

Mary Cogan launched her book, A Minute of Your Time recently.. This is a book of Mary’s ‘Just a Thoughts,’ as aired on Radio Kerry over the last number of years. Each Thought is beautifully illustrated with photos taken by Mary. It will be in Flavin’s, Woulfe’s and Eason in Church Street, Listowel. Mary will be hitting the road next week, so if you know of a bookshop or other outlet that would like to stock it, let Mary know on her email or Facebook, listowelconnection@gmail.com She is also selling it to the diaspora through PayPal. If you want to buy it this way, contact her at listowelconnection@gmail.com The book will cost €20 and the P&P is €8 if you are abroad, and €6 within Ireland. It may also be available in Abbeyfeale at the usual outlets.

Noonans Fundraising Dance

Noonans’ Christmas Lights for Charity will hold a fundraising dance in the Woodlands Hotel, Adare on Bank Holiday Monday October 28, music by Michael Collins and his band.  Dancing from 9.30, raffle on night, please support.

Athletic Club Anniversary Celebrations

West Limerick Athletic Club came into being following a meeting at the home of Ann and the late Christy Cullinane, Killarney Road, Abbeyfeale in 1979. At that time no senior athletic club existed in West Limerick and the new club catered for athletes from Newcastle West, Abbeyfeale, Rathkeale, Dromcollogher and other parts of West Limerick. Many of the founding members were from Abbeyfeale, including Seán and the late Dee Harnett, Kilconlea Upper, Donal Harnett, Bridge Street, the late Christy Harnett, The Hill, Dan and James Harnett, Killarney Road, the Lyons brothers Noel, Maurice, John and Joseph, Dromlegach, Eamon Dalton, Purt and John Joe O’Donnell, Meenkilly, all members of West Limerick teams that won various county championships.  A celebration of the founding of West Limerick A.C. takes place on Saturday, November 9 at Rathkeale House Hotel. Dinner at 7.00 p.m. Tickets €30.

Calling Abbeyfeale People In London

The Abbeyfeale Association in London will hold its annual dance on Saturday, October 26 in the Chiswick Catholic Club.

Christmas Lights

Abbeyfeale Christmas Lights committee members are starting to prepare for Santa’s visit on Friday November 29th. They are appealing for help to put up the lights and there will a number of fun events to help with the fund raising, details of these events will appear shortly.

Glórach Bingo

Bingo every Monday night at 8.30pm.  Upcoming concerts; Friday, November 1 Luka Bloom, Friday, November 29 Sepheria.  Crime Prevention Meeting Wednesday, November 13.  Open meeting of AA Wednesday, November 20 – everyone welcome, light refreshments served.

Fr. Casey’s Card Game

Cards have resumed on Friday nights in GAA Clubhouse at 9pm.