Category Archives: Duagh GAA Club

Finbar Wright to Sing at Abbeyfeale Church Jubilee Concert

Finbar Wright to Sing at Abbeyfeale Church Jubilee Concert

It’s 50 years next year since the Church of the Assumption was opened and to celebrate the Jubilee Year we are having Finbar Wright in Concert on Friday, February 9th. 2018. By Marian Harnett Tickets are available at the following outlets in Abbeyfeale: Moss Harnett’s Spar Shop; Twohig’s SuperValu; O’Donoghue’s Spar Shop; Ann Lyon’s, TheRead more…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Sympathy to the Harnett Family We extend our deepest sympathy to the family of Dee Harnett of Kilconlea who passed away last week. Dee played for Knocknagoshel winning county titles in 1986 and 1987. He was a great character and will be sadly missed by his many former teammates and friends in Knocknagoshel. Club LottoRead more…

Knocknagoshel Céilí to aid Kerry Mountain Rescue Team

Knocknagoshel Céilí to aid Kerry Mountain Rescue Team

On the Sunday afternoon of September 24th, from 3pm to 6pm, a céilí is being held in Knocknagoshel Community Centre in aid of the Kerry Mountain Rescue Team. The event is being organised by local man, John Nolan who has deep family connections with the service the team provides. The music for the Céilí willRead more…

GAA Jackpot Climbs to €6,300 in The Mall

GAA Jackpot Climbs to €6,300 in The Mall

No Lotto Jackpot Winner in The Mall The lotto draw for a jackpot of €6,300 was held on Saturday night last in Walsh’s Bar. The numbers drawn were: 6, 21, 23 and 24. There was no winner of the jackpot. The five lucky dips of €30 each drawn went to: Noelle Ahern, Abbeyfeale; John JoeRead more…

Rugby Star JJ to Open Kieran’s XL Store in The Mall

Rugby Star JJ to Open Kieran’s XL Store in The Mall

As far as connections to place are concerned, Knocknagoshel has as much claim to J.J. Hanrahan’s increasing fame as Northampton or Currow or Thomond Park.  On this Saturday, August 5th. JJ will do the honours when he will cut the ceremonial ribbon for Kieran McAuliffe as he officially opens his village based XL Store withRead more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale Community Alert Summer Outing Fifty people left Abbeyfeale last Wednesday morning heading for Dingle. By Marian Harnett We were blessed with the weather even though if you went by the forecast you’d be heading off in waders. First stop was Inch Beach for a bracing walk followed by morning coffee at Sammy’s then backRead more…

Painful, Childhood Memories from Kerry V Galway Games

Painful, Childhood Memories from Kerry V Galway Games

Even though I have two beautiful little Galwegians for grandchildren I can still feel the pain the Westerners inflicted on Kerry in the early to mid 1960s. On that basis alone, without even thinking of the deeper notion of heritage and whatever it is that makes my heart pound in my chest when I seeRead more…

Lorraine and Myself – by Leanne Mangan

Lorraine and Myself – by Leanne Mangan

Knocknagoshel natives, friends and Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club footballers, Leanne Mangan and Lorraine Scanlon are joint captains of the team this year. They will lead their team onto Listry GAA Club pitch on Sunday at 12noon to do battle with an ‘old enemy’ – reigning title holders in the ladies of Southern Gaels. There theyRead more…

Lisa Night is Here for Cordal GAA Club

Lisa Night is Here for Cordal GAA Club

It’s Lisa Night at Last The big day for our Lisa McHugh Dance has arrived and we at Cordal GAA Club couldn’t be more excited. By: Paddy Flynn For those of you that still need tickets, we can confirm that they will be available on the door tonight and they are €20. Doors open atRead more…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel Harvest Festival Programme 2017 Friday, August 11th. Tiny Tots Races at 7p.m. in the village sponsored by Roche’s Bar followed by Glamorous Granny and Bonny Baby competitions. All Star Mr. and Mrs. at 9pm. in Moynihan’s Bar Headley’s Bridge. Saturday, August 12th: Timed 5K Run at 12noon from the community centre. Dog Show atRead more…