Category Archives: Duagh

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…

Awards for Abbeyfeale’s Town Park and Leen’s Hotel

Awards for Abbeyfeale’s Town Park and Leen’s Hotel

Going For Gold Huge congratulations to Abbeyfeale Town Park and Abbeyfeale Tidy Towns and to Leen’s Hotel who won the judges award, the Most Improved/Incentive Awards and the Overall Runner-up Award at the Going for Gold Awards last week in the Strand Hotel in Limerick. By: Marian Harnett As the chairman of the Abbeyfeale CommunityRead 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…

Benny Thade Celebrates A Year at The Rambling House

Benny Thade Celebrates A Year at The Rambling House

Benny Thade McCarthy’s new season of the Rambling House begins on this Monday night October 2nd at 9pm at Fr. Casey’s GAA Clubhouse in Abbeyfeale. All singers, storytellers, musicians and dancers are welcome to attend. Host Benny Thade would love to see you all there on the night to celebrate the first birthday. A BigRead more…

Safety Assessment of Road in Dromada Before Re-opening

Safety Assessment of Road in Dromada Before Re-opening

An assessment of the road in Dromada will have to be carried out by Kerry County Council staff over the next couple of days before any clearance can be given to re-open it. The ditching of a crane on Wednesday has blocked the road at a bend close to Renagown Cross since. In spite ofRead 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…

All Munster Gathering to Rekindle the Pioneer Flame

All Munster Gathering to Rekindle the Pioneer Flame

All members of the Pioneer Total Abstinence Association throughout the area, and the county in general, are asked to take note of Sunday, October 1st. On that day a special gathering and Spirituality Day is being held in Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel, Adare, Co. Limerick. It’s an all Munster get together. Rekindling the Flame “TheRead more…

Brassil Calls for Decisive Action of Water Supply Breakdown

Brassil Calls for Decisive Action of Water Supply Breakdown

Every effort must be made to co-ordinate a full response to the Listowel water breakdown as an estimated 17,000 homes are left dry as the mechanisms fail in the town’s supply system – that’s according to Fianna Fáil TD for Kerry, John Brassil. Deputy Brasill has called on Kerry County Council and Irish Water toRead more…

Is This the Future for Rural Post Offices and An Post ?

Is This the Future for Rural Post Offices and An Post ?

Fears and rumours about the demise of the rural Post Office in Irish society have been rumbling on for several years now and some have already fallen to the axe of one minister or another. Meanwhile, a little heard of ‘Private Members Bill’ in Dáil Éireann last November proposed that a new An Post /Read more…

Progressive Forestry Company to Open Office in Castleisland

Progressive Forestry Company to Open Office in Castleisland

Sinn Féin’s junior spokesperson on Agriculture, Fisheries and the Marine, Martin Ferris TD, will officially launch Veon’s new regional office at the Advance Factory Unit, Castleisland Co-Op Mart, on Wednesday, September 6th. at 11am. Farmers and Landowners Welcome Veon is creating two positions at its new office in Castleisland to look after the South WestRead more…