Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

West Limerick 102FM needs the support of the locality and station running participation from its pool of listeners.

West Limerick Community Radio Needs Your Support

WL102fm has provided a great service throughout West Limerick since the lock-down began.

Advertising and fundraising pay their expenses and like everyone else they need money to survive.

By Marian Harnett

Please buy a ticket for their weekly draw and help them stay on air – it’s as simple as that – you’ll never miss the water ‘til the well runs dry.

Tickets are on sale  at Ann Lyons’s, The Square for €2 each.  Please be generous in your support.  They also need volunteers to help run the station.

The station can be contacted on 087 166 9 800 or 069 66200 or at: WL102fm, Enterprise Centre, Sheehan’s Road, Newcastle West.

Open Air Coffee Morning For Hospice

Thursday, September 24 is the National Coffee Morning For Hospice.

Mary McArthur is hosting one in the open air, at her home in Caherhayes commencing at 11am, and continuing  through until 4.30, observing HSE guidelines on social distancing.

Proceeds will be shared between Kerry and Milford Hospices. Donations gratefully accepted. Further details from Mary on 087 63 77 310.

Abbeyfeale Town Park

Congratulations to everyone concerned with the Town Park which, this week , received its second Green Flag. 

The town park is a great amenity and is used by all sectors of the community.

Holy Hour

The holy hour will be held every Wednesday in Templeglantine church from 7-8pm. All welcome.

Glórach Theatre Drive-In-Bingo

Glórach Theatre launched their drive-in-bingo on Sunday last at the Fr. Casey’s car park in Abbeyfeale. 

They will hold further drive-in-bingo sessions on this Sunday, September 20th and on the following Sunday, September 27th at Fr Casey’s, again. The gates will be open from 1pm and game time is 2.30pm.

We paid out €3,650 last Sunday and are guaranteeing a minimum of €3,050 in prize money for the two forthcoming Sundays. Wheelchair friendly facilities are available,” said an event spokesperson.

Classes to Recommence at Adult Education Centre

The following classes are  starting shortly for the autumn. QQI Level 5 Business Administration. On completion of this course, learners will be able to carry out a range of administrative functions and be able to use a range of hardware and software to provide administrative support in any office environment.  (Course code: 278047).   QQI Level 5 Marketing Practice:  To register: Log onto, Location: Abbeyfeale. Course code: 278052.onto

Contact the Tech in Mountmahon on 06831198.

Are You Planning to Get Married Shortly

For those who are getting married in the next few months and due to the current restrictions, please send an email to, to find out the current procedures and to book your pre-marriage course as soon as possible.

Sicap Family Supports

For free support and guidance for parents and caregivers contact:

Mary O’Connor 087 938 2883 or email; Stefanie Jaeger Liston, 087 398 2925 or email