Category Archives: Limerick

Maurice and Larry on the Run for Hospice Fund

Maurice and Larry on the Run for Hospice Fund

An Ríocht Athletic Club members, Maurice O’Connor and Larry Hickey ran the Limerick Half Marathon earlier in the year in memory of Maurice’s father, the late Mick Parick O’Connor of Scartaglin. The two friends and running partners along with Larry’s wife, Marie are familiar figures around the roads of Castleisland in training or serious competitionRead more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Canon Neville’s 90th Birthday Hearty congratulations to Canon Neville who recently celebrated his 90th birthday. By: Marian Harnett Canon Neville is still active in the parish both in visiting the sick and housebound and covering for the other priests when necessary.  We want to thank him for his service as Parish Priest of Abbeyfeale andRead more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

End of West Limerick Radio Car Boot Sale The Board of Management of West Limerick Radio would like to advise all stall holders and customers that the car boot sale has been discontinued due to its rapid decline over the past 12 months. By: Marian Harnett They would like to thank all those who supportedRead more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Show Stoppers at Coláiste Scoil Mháthair Dé Performing Arts Society presents Show Stoppers at Coláiste Íde agus Íosef on Friday night, May 5 at 7pm.  Admission Adults €10, children €5.  Kileenagh Holy Well The Rosary will be recited at the Holy Well in Kileenagh each Friday evening during Mary’s Month – May. If it’s tooRead more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Kerry Gardaí Warn of Credit Card Phone Scam: A number of people have been in touch with Kerry Garda stations saying that they have received a call from an 021 number. By Marian Harnett The caller says that they are from a bank and that there is a problem with their credit card. Garda adviceRead more…

News Focus on Abbeyfeale and District

News Focus on Abbeyfeale and District

Glórach Concert Celebrating the arrival of spring the concert at the Glórach on this Friday night, March 31 will feature a mélange of acts. Those on the bill include: the harmonious local group, The Lost Souls; the soulful jazz duo The Mysterious Mr. Valentine and the sweet songs of Philip Enright. By Marian Harnett Add in BellaRead more…

Abbeyfeale Harriers Enjoy a Good Week’s Hunting

Abbeyfeale Harriers Enjoy a Good Week’s Hunting

The Abbeyfeale Harriers 2017 Hunting Festival has concluded for another year. Hunt clubs from Limerick, Cork, Kerry, Armagh, Tyrone and Wexford participated in the week’s hunting. By Marian Harnett Hunt supporters from all over Ireland and beyond enjoyed the weeks sport and socialising at this annual get together. A donation has been made to theRead more…

De Dannan Down for Fleadh by the Feale

De Dannan Down for Fleadh by the Feale

Abbeyfeale’s flagship traditional music festival Fleadh by the Feale has signed Frankie Gavin and De Danann for this year’s event. Taking place this year from April 27 – May 1, the committee has just announced that the lead act will be the world renowned fiddler and his group.  Bank Of Ireland Enterprise Town Expo ByRead more…

All the News from Abbeyfeale and District

All the News from Abbeyfeale and District

Bingo At Mountcollins Community Centre A fundraising, Monster Bingo will take place in Mountcollins Community Centre  on Sunday, February 19th at 3pm sharp. There will be a huge raffle and a prize fund of €2,000. Important Deadline For Leader Funding Monday, February 27 is the deadline for submission of expression of interest for projects inRead more…

Live Life National Film Entries Rolling In

Live Life National Film Entries Rolling In

At the end on November, here on The Maine Valley Post we posted a call for entries for the fourth National Live Life Film Competition with the theme Make Every Second Count. The competition, which is sponsored by Chapter 23 – Kerry and Limerick Credit Unions, has three categories: primary school, secondary school and aRead more…