Category Archives: Abbeyfeale

Vote of Confidence and a Welcome €500,000 for Abbeyfeale

Vote of Confidence and a Welcome €500,000 for Abbeyfeale

Abbeyfeale got a vote of confidence and a welcome €500,000 investment from six new and expanding businesses. By: Marian Harnett We would like to extend a very warm welcome and a sincere thank you to the following businesses and their owners who are either setting up for the first time or further expanding in the… Read more…

The Late Eilish McGaley, nee Hartnett, Castleisland and Athea

The Late Eilish McGaley, nee Hartnett, Castleisland and Athea

The death has occurred of Eilish McGaley, nee Hartnett, Mill View, Church Road, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of Cratloe, Athea, Co. Limerick. Peacefully on June 25th 2020 surrounded by her loving family at her daughter Pauline’s house in Gortatlea, Ballymacelligott. Beloved wife of the late Bill. Sadly missed by her loving family: Bride, Jackie,… Read more…

Dogs Being Stolen, Cars and Vans Acting Suspiciously in Abbeyfeale Area

Dogs Being Stolen, Cars and Vans Acting Suspiciously in Abbeyfeale Area

There are reports of cars and vans acting suspiciously in and around Abbeyfeale and that dogs are being stolen in the general area. By: Marian Harnett People in the area are being advised to be careful as several reports are circulating in the locality of men calling to houses looking to buy dogs. Dog owners… Read more…

Plans for Castleisland Drive-In Bingo to Return on July 5th

Plans for Castleisland Drive-In Bingo to Return on July 5th

Though spring may be the season for which we most look for signs of its coming, now we’re watching out, with caution, for signs of a springing to life of a virus subdued summer. One of the first arrived last night by email from Pat Hartnett on behalf of the Castleisland Races Committee and gladly… Read more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

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… Read more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

RTÉ’s Abbeyfealegood Documentary Shared on Facebook Page The diocese contacted the film makers and they have agreed to make the full interview available to the diocesan website.  We have also shared it onto the various Abbeyfeale FB pages. By Marian Harnett Trocaire Contribution Boxes Now that Lent is over, you can forward your contribution to… Read more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Urgent Request for Hotel / B/B Accomodation for February 29 Abbeyfeale is to become the Administration and Media HQ for the second round of the Irish Rally Forestry Championships on Sunday, March 1. By: Marian Harnett There is an urgent need for hotel and B&B rooms within a 10 mile radius of Abbeyfeale Town. All… Read more…

The Late Marian Finucane and the Ballydesmond Aunt’s Influence

The Late Marian Finucane and the Ballydesmond Aunt’s Influence

The shock at the announcement of broadcaster, Marian Finucane’s sudden death last night has been replaced to a degree this morning by a flood of tributes from colleagues and friends on RTÉ Radio One. Her courage and strength in the face of the depth of criticism she faced for the topics she tackled in a… Read more…

True Meaning of Christmas Rediscovered in Murie Gan Smál Concert

True Meaning of Christmas Rediscovered in Murie Gan Smál Concert

Excitement was building at Muire Gan Smál Presentation Primary School just before Christmas as angels, stars, elves and a host of other festive characters were arriving with family and friends for the school’s annual Christmas concert. The big show kicked off with an amazing performance by teacher Grace Kelter’s dance group followed closely by Junior… Read more…

Castleisland Camera Club Feature Five: Sharon Mowat Driscoll

Castleisland Camera Club Feature Five: Sharon Mowat Driscoll

In the fifth of our featured photographers from Castleisland Camera Club we publish the work of Co. Clare native, Sharon Mowat Driscoll. Sharon is married to a Kerry man and is now living near Abbeyfeale in Co. Limerick and is a retail assistant with Tesco Ireland and the following is her biography. “I heard of… Read more…

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Category Archives: Abbeyfeale

Vote of Confidence and a Welcome €500,000 for Abbeyfeale

Vote of Confidence and a Welcome €500,000 for Abbeyfeale

Abbeyfeale got a vote of confidence and a welcome €500,000 investment from six new and expanding businesses. By: Marian Harnett We would like to extend a very warm welcome and a sincere thank you to the following businesses and their owners who are either setting up for the first time or further expanding in the… Read more…

The Late Eilish McGaley, nee Hartnett, Castleisland and Athea

The Late Eilish McGaley, nee Hartnett, Castleisland and Athea

The death has occurred of Eilish McGaley, nee Hartnett, Mill View, Church Road, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of Cratloe, Athea, Co. Limerick. Peacefully on June 25th 2020 surrounded by her loving family at her daughter Pauline’s house in Gortatlea, Ballymacelligott. Beloved wife of the late Bill. Sadly missed by her loving family: Bride, Jackie,… Read more…

Dogs Being Stolen, Cars and Vans Acting Suspiciously in Abbeyfeale Area

Dogs Being Stolen, Cars and Vans Acting Suspiciously in Abbeyfeale Area

There are reports of cars and vans acting suspiciously in and around Abbeyfeale and that dogs are being stolen in the general area. By: Marian Harnett People in the area are being advised to be careful as several reports are circulating in the locality of men calling to houses looking to buy dogs. Dog owners… Read more…

Plans for Castleisland Drive-In Bingo to Return on July 5th

Plans for Castleisland Drive-In Bingo to Return on July 5th

Though spring may be the season for which we most look for signs of its coming, now we’re watching out, with caution, for signs of a springing to life of a virus subdued summer. One of the first arrived last night by email from Pat Hartnett on behalf of the Castleisland Races Committee and gladly… Read more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

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… Read more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

RTÉ’s Abbeyfealegood Documentary Shared on Facebook Page The diocese contacted the film makers and they have agreed to make the full interview available to the diocesan website.  We have also shared it onto the various Abbeyfeale FB pages. By Marian Harnett Trocaire Contribution Boxes Now that Lent is over, you can forward your contribution to… Read more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Urgent Request for Hotel / B/B Accomodation for February 29 Abbeyfeale is to become the Administration and Media HQ for the second round of the Irish Rally Forestry Championships on Sunday, March 1. By: Marian Harnett There is an urgent need for hotel and B&B rooms within a 10 mile radius of Abbeyfeale Town. All… Read more…

The Late Marian Finucane and the Ballydesmond Aunt’s Influence

The Late Marian Finucane and the Ballydesmond Aunt’s Influence

The shock at the announcement of broadcaster, Marian Finucane’s sudden death last night has been replaced to a degree this morning by a flood of tributes from colleagues and friends on RTÉ Radio One. Her courage and strength in the face of the depth of criticism she faced for the topics she tackled in a… Read more…

True Meaning of Christmas Rediscovered in Murie Gan Smál Concert

True Meaning of Christmas Rediscovered in Murie Gan Smál Concert

Excitement was building at Muire Gan Smál Presentation Primary School just before Christmas as angels, stars, elves and a host of other festive characters were arriving with family and friends for the school’s annual Christmas concert. The big show kicked off with an amazing performance by teacher Grace Kelter’s dance group followed closely by Junior… Read more…

Castleisland Camera Club Feature Five: Sharon Mowat Driscoll

Castleisland Camera Club Feature Five: Sharon Mowat Driscoll

In the fifth of our featured photographers from Castleisland Camera Club we publish the work of Co. Clare native, Sharon Mowat Driscoll. Sharon is married to a Kerry man and is now living near Abbeyfeale in Co. Limerick and is a retail assistant with Tesco Ireland and the following is her biography. “I heard of… Read more…

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