Category Archives: Abbeyfeale

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…

Michael English Christmas Concert in Abbeyfeale on December 6th

Michael English Christmas Concert in Abbeyfeale on December 6th

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… Read more…

Talbot Grove Rebranded to ‘The Grove’

Talbot Grove Rebranded to ‘The Grove’

Kerry-based addiction treatment centre Talbot Grove has announced that from now, the centre will be known as The Grove. New Identity To coincide with this new identity, The Grove unveiled their new logo which features a birch leaf. “We are delighted to introduce our new identity as it signifies change and progress which is critical… Read more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Glórach Celebrates Micheal Hartnett Although born in Newcastlewest, the late, great poet Michael Hartnett had an almost spiritual link with the area west of Barnagh and was no stranger to the town of Abbeyfeale. The Glórach Theatre look forward to celebrating his memory by screening the Pat Collins film Muince Dreoilín at 10.30 am on… Read more…

The Late Eamon Brosnan, Gloucestershire and Abbeyfeale

The Late Eamon Brosnan, Gloucestershire and Abbeyfeale

The death has occurred of Eamon Brosnan, Ebley, Stroud, Gloucestershire and originally from Knockbrack, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick. Eamon died on Wednesday August 28th. 2019, following a bravely fought illness. Beloved son of Paddy and the late Mary, nee O’Keeffe, Brosna. Deeply missed and forever loved by his devoted wife Margaret, daughter Marie, grand-daughter Livi, daughter… Read more…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

€8,800 Lotto Draw at Moynihan’s Bar​ The next draw will be for a jackpot of €8,800 and will be held in Moynihan’s Bar on Saturday 7th September. Tickets are available from Kierans XL; SuperValu, Abbeyfeale; the local bars and usual sellers. Our club lotto can also be played online by following the link below. ​… Read more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Annual Culture Night at An Glórach On Friday, September 20th An Glórach will host its annual Culture Night event. By: Marian Harnett This year is a Scoraíocht theme, with song, music, dance and drama, celebrating the culture and heritage of Abbeyfeale and the surrounding area.  In a month in which we celebrate local, national and… Read more…

The Late Junior Browne, Dingle and late of Main Street, Castleisland, Co. Kerry.

The Late Junior Browne, Dingle and late of Main Street, Castleisland, Co. Kerry.

The death has occurred of Junior Browne, (82) Dingle and late of Main Street, Castleisland, Co. Kerry. Peacefully, on August 6th 2019, at Dingle Community Hospital. Brother of the late John, Jean, Catherine and Mary. Sadly missed by his wife Milly, his family Niall, Laura, Sinéad, Joe, Peter and Damien, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers:… Read more…

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Category Archives: Abbeyfeale

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…

Michael English Christmas Concert in Abbeyfeale on December 6th

Michael English Christmas Concert in Abbeyfeale on December 6th

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… Read more…

Talbot Grove Rebranded to ‘The Grove’

Talbot Grove Rebranded to ‘The Grove’

Kerry-based addiction treatment centre Talbot Grove has announced that from now, the centre will be known as The Grove. New Identity To coincide with this new identity, The Grove unveiled their new logo which features a birch leaf. “We are delighted to introduce our new identity as it signifies change and progress which is critical… Read more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Glórach Celebrates Micheal Hartnett Although born in Newcastlewest, the late, great poet Michael Hartnett had an almost spiritual link with the area west of Barnagh and was no stranger to the town of Abbeyfeale. The Glórach Theatre look forward to celebrating his memory by screening the Pat Collins film Muince Dreoilín at 10.30 am on… Read more…

The Late Eamon Brosnan, Gloucestershire and Abbeyfeale

The Late Eamon Brosnan, Gloucestershire and Abbeyfeale

The death has occurred of Eamon Brosnan, Ebley, Stroud, Gloucestershire and originally from Knockbrack, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick. Eamon died on Wednesday August 28th. 2019, following a bravely fought illness. Beloved son of Paddy and the late Mary, nee O’Keeffe, Brosna. Deeply missed and forever loved by his devoted wife Margaret, daughter Marie, grand-daughter Livi, daughter… Read more…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

€8,800 Lotto Draw at Moynihan’s Bar​ The next draw will be for a jackpot of €8,800 and will be held in Moynihan’s Bar on Saturday 7th September. Tickets are available from Kierans XL; SuperValu, Abbeyfeale; the local bars and usual sellers. Our club lotto can also be played online by following the link below. ​… Read more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Annual Culture Night at An Glórach On Friday, September 20th An Glórach will host its annual Culture Night event. By: Marian Harnett This year is a Scoraíocht theme, with song, music, dance and drama, celebrating the culture and heritage of Abbeyfeale and the surrounding area.  In a month in which we celebrate local, national and… Read more…

The Late Junior Browne, Dingle and late of Main Street, Castleisland, Co. Kerry.

The Late Junior Browne, Dingle and late of Main Street, Castleisland, Co. Kerry.

The death has occurred of Junior Browne, (82) Dingle and late of Main Street, Castleisland, Co. Kerry. Peacefully, on August 6th 2019, at Dingle Community Hospital. Brother of the late John, Jean, Catherine and Mary. Sadly missed by his wife Milly, his family Niall, Laura, Sinéad, Joe, Peter and Damien, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers:… Read more…

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