Category Archives: Lyreacrompane

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…

President Trump Invited to Watch Fishy Film in Abbeyfeale

President Trump Invited to Watch Fishy Film in Abbeyfeale

Glórach takes a lead from President Trump The Glórach committee has invited President Donald Trump to attend its special screening of Finding Dory at 2.30pm on Sunday August 20th. If he happens to be nearby at his golf club in Co. Clare and can attend – he’s welcome. No Fake News here. During his recentRead more…

On a Window in a Town Far from the Sea

On a Window in a Town Far from the Sea

On a window in a town far from the sea, I spied this notice on Saturday evening. ‘Gone Sailing in the ‘Fastnet’ Race in Schull – See you Tuesday.’ And because the same Saturday evening marked the sixth anniversary of Mike Kenny’s death it reminded me of a saying of his when the breeze wasRead more…

Rhyno Mills Scratch Cups Competitions at Castleisland Golf Club

Rhyno Mills Scratch Cups Competitions at Castleisland Golf Club

Castleisland Members Golf Club 2017 Scratch Cups sponsored by Rhyno Mills Castleisland will take place on Saturday, August 19th. The following are the details: Junior Scratch Cup Handicap limit: five to 11, Intermediate Scratch Cup Handicap limit: 12 to 18. Minor Scratch Cup Handicap limit: 19 to 26. Entry fees €7 for members €15 forRead more…

‘The Shoemaker’ to be Re-unveiled Tonight at 9pm

‘The Shoemaker’ to be Re-unveiled Tonight at 9pm

A reminder that on this Friday night at 9pm in the Shoemaker’s Bar, Nuala and Steve Curtin are facilitating a Mike Kenny memorial event. The late Mr. Kenny’s mid 1980s painting, The Shoemaker – which was rediscovered in the store-room of the bar recently – will re-unveil by Matt Cranitch and he will be joinedRead more…

Ciara Steps Up Just When Her Country Needed Her To

Ciara Steps Up Just When Her Country Needed Her To

Listowel native, John ‘Junior’ Griffin is one of Kerry badminton’s best known officials. Now he has to share the ‘Junior Griffin’ moniker with Kerry’s latest rugby star, Ciara Griffin of Ballymacelligott. Ciara Griffin – known as ‘Junior’ to her friends, plays her club rugby with Tralee and with Munster. She made her international debut againstRead more…

Vocal Training Opportunities for Young People

Vocal Training Opportunities for Young People

Young people interested in getting involved in choral singing now have an opportunity of joining a group near them thanks to a Creative Ireland Kerry initiative. Creative Ireland Kerry is co-ordinated by Kerry County Council’s Arts Office. No Cost to Parents One of its early projects is the creation of opportunities for young people toRead more…

Abbeyfeale Community Defibrillator Hand-Over

Abbeyfeale Community Defibrillator Hand-Over

Abbeyfeale Community Council initiatives  Abbeyfeale Community Council under the stewardship of Chairman Maurice O’Connell and Secretary Trevor McCarthy have been credited with a number of initiatives in the Abbeyfeale area over the past while. The latest collaboration between the ACC, the church pastoral council, the Tidy Towns committee and the town park committee, along withRead more…

‘Kids Go Free Campaign’ Launched by Local Link Kerry

‘Kids Go Free Campaign’ Launched by Local Link Kerry

Local Link Kerry has announced its new rural transport initiative with the Kids Go Free Campaign from August 14th to 27th. Local Link is the National brand for Public Transport services in local and rural areas of Ireland.  There are 17 Local Link offices or transport co-ordination units nationally that operate as agents of theRead more…

Dick Fitzgerald Memorial Golf Cup August 24th to 27th

Dick Fitzgerald Memorial Golf Cup August 24th to 27th

The second annual Dick Fitzgerald Memorial Golf Cup was launched in Leen’s Hotel in Abbeyfeale on Friday. The competition will be held at Castleisland Golf Club from Thursday, August 24th to Sunday 27th from 7am to 4pm. Mary Fitzgerald and her son, Richard cut short their attendance at the Galway Race Festival to be atRead more…