Category Archives: Abbeyfeale

Spike Back with Poor Jimmy in Knocknagoshel

Spike Back with Poor Jimmy in Knocknagoshel

The Spike Players’ production of this year’s play, Poor Jimmy is occupying the waking thoughts of Knocknagoshel based thespians these mornings, noons and nights. Most of these nights will find them at the local community centre as they put the final and finer touches to the P.G. O’Dea scripted play. A Respectable Woman The storyRead more…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Lotto Draw at Moynihan’s Bar The next Knocknagoshel GAA Club Lotto draw will be for a jackpot of €7,000. The draw will be held in Moynihan’s Bar, Headleysbridge on Saturday, March 3rd.at 10pm. Tickets are available fro: Kieran’s XL; Leahy’s Post Office; the local bars and usual sellers. Coaching Workshops A practical workshop for footballRead more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Grand-parents’ Day Celebrated at Scoil Naomh Pádraig, Knocknasna Granparents’ Day was celebrated at Scoil Naomh Pádraig, Knocknasna on Wednesday, February 14th. By Marian Harnett A huge crowd gathered at 1pm to view the geography projects of the senior room. Each child had explored a European county and had their work on display along with theRead more…

Abbeyfeale Harriers Festival Supporting Irish Cancer Society

Abbeyfeale Harriers Festival Supporting Irish Cancer Society

The Abbeyfeale Harriers began their annual charity hunt festival in Scartaglin yesterday, Wednesday, February 14th when they gathered at Lyons’ Bar for a day of hunting. It was a day they dedicated to two men who would have been in their element in the company of men and hounds and the prospect of the openRead more…

Silent Whisper Leaves Followers Roaring in Clonmel

It’s only a short couple of years ago since Clonmel hero, Coolavanny Bingo and his handlers were given pride of place at the head of the 2016 Castleisland St. Patrick’s Day Parade. He was accompanied through the town that day by owner, Noel Browne and his trainer, Eddie Mahony and his son Pat. This wasRead more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Knocknasna N.S. Book -  Extra Copies Available Due to popular demand, further copies of the Knocknasna National School Book Caoga Blian ag Fás have been printed. By: Marian Harnett The final ten copies are available to purchase from Anne Lyons sweet shop Abbeyfeale or Scoil Naomh Pádraig – Knocknasna 087 9601506. The book contains nearlyRead more…

Abbeyfeale and Disitict News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and Disitict News Round-Up

Date For The Diary All roads lead to Abbeyfeale on Monday, February 5th for a variety concert in aid of the Kerry, Cork and Limerick Health Link Bus in Fr. Casey’s GAA Clubhouse. Artists on the night include:  Mike  Mini Moore McCarthy, Just William Reidy, Eddie Carey,  Frances Kennedy, Doris Shire, Chrissie Roche, Pat McCarthy,Read more…

Creating an Archive of the Culture of Sliabh Luachra

Creating an Archive of the Culture of Sliabh Luachra

Creating an Archive of the Culture of Sliabh Luachra. Isn’t that some task. However, and thankfully, a lot of what has gone on in the history of music making, poetry writing and the singing of songs has been well documented. The Handed Down committee has been gifted with some rare gems of recordings, scraps ofRead more…

Abbeyfeale Ticket Line Available for Finbar Wright Concert

Abbeyfeale Ticket Line Available for Finbar Wright Concert

Tenor, songwriter and poet Finbar Wright has only two Irish concert dates in his diary for 2018 and the first one is here in Abbeyfeale at the Church of the Assumption on Friday, February 9th. By Marian Harnett He has sung before Popes, Presidents, Kings and Queens, with the Irish Tenors, appeared on Good MorningRead more…

Hollywood Actor to Pop Up in Little Kitchen in Listowel

Hollywood Actor to Pop Up in Little Kitchen in Listowel

TV3’s Simon Delaney is set to return to Listowel at the end of January to host a pop up supper in Lizzy’s Little Kitchen showcasing dishes from his cookbook, Simply Simon’s – The Diner Cookbook. The TV presenter and actor, who has starred in Hollywood hits such as The Good Wife and frequented the cobblesRead more…