Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale has recommenced its weekly farmers’ market in the small square every Friday from 9am to 1pm
©Photograph: John Reidy

Farmers’ Market Reopened

The weekly market has returned to the small square from 9am to 1pm every Friday.  We look forward to your continued support.

By: Marian Harnett

Kathleen’s Face Masks

Kathleen Quinn has made face masks which were donated to local nursing homes. She has a selection available for sale and you can contact her on 087 28 02 704.

Church Opens Its Doors

Abbeyfeale Blessed Sacrament Church is open every day of the week from 11am to 6pm. Visitors should enter the Church through the door to the Blessed Sacrament Chapel. on the left hand side of the building. The main church building remains closed to visitors until further notice.

We encourage parishioners to make short visits and to observe the required social distancing.

Trocaire Collection

This year’s Lenten Trocaire Collection will be taken up on Sunday, May 31. Parishioners will be able to drop in their contribution to Trocaire at the Blessed Sacrament Church from 2 – 6pm.

Where possible parishioners should use notes rather than coin and use an envelope rather than using the Trocaire Box.

If parishioners wish to give in their Weekly Offering Envelope or Easter Dues to the church, they can avail of this opportunity to do so.

Parishioners also have the option of sending their donation directly to Trocaire.

Culture Night 2020

The organisers of the annual culture night have been contacted by the national organisers to say that they are working toward presenting a re-imagined version of the event.

This will be presented on Friday, September 18th 2020 with the aim of building cultural experiences for on-line audiences showcasing their work through new channels.

Teagasc Help-Line For Farmers

Teagasc has set up a telephone helpline to assist farmers with questions concerning the current Covid -19 virus.

It will offer advice on a range of issues that the farming community face, as they continue to do their essential work in maintaining the food supply around the farmyard.

The number is 076 111 3533, it is open from 9-30am to 12-30pm, and from 2pm to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Message For Those Who Are Still Cocooning

If you are living alone and need assistance or advice you can ring one of Abbeyfeale Community Council Helpline Numbers any day 9-5pm on: 068 31169, 068 32080 or 087 75 71 144.

The Gardai are also available on 068 30 010 and they too will pick up medicines, messages etc.