Category Archives: Mountcollins

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…

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…

60th Anniversary of ‘Brosna Town’ on Vinyl Celebrated

60th Anniversary of ‘Brosna Town’ on Vinyl Celebrated

The 60th anniversary of the vinyl pressing of Daniel J. Hannon’s My Native Brosna Town was celebrated at the recent festival in his honour. The weekend event took in everything from an U-10 Gaelic Football blitz to a poetry corner and music sessions. Here, organiser and Hannon family connected, Conor Doolan reports on the festivalRead 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…

Danny Hannon to be Celebrated in his Native Brosna Town

Danny Hannon to be Celebrated in his Native Brosna Town

It’s a rare occasion indeed that a rendering of My Native Brosna Town isn’t sung in celebration or in sadness in the village for which it was so loving written and so clearly associated. Christenings, weddings, wakes and funerals are all ideal occasions on which to give vent to one of the finest local songsRead 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…

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…

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…

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…