Category Archives: West Limerick

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…

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…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-up

Duagh Sports Complex Big Name Showband Night All roads lead to Duagh Sports and Leisure Complex on this Thursday night, August 31st where a great night of music and fun awaits. By: Marian Harnett Among the stars of the great showband era appearing are: Shaun O’ Dowd; Red Hurley; Crystal Swing; Gina of the Champions;Read more…

Security Cameras for Abbeyfeale’s Main Street and The Square

Security Cameras for Abbeyfeale’s Main Street and The Square

 Heritage Plaques A number of plaques were erected on Friday, July 14th around The Square in Abbeyfeale and their impact was almost immediate. On Sunday an Italian couple stopped to stretch their legs while passing through and were amazed when they saw the plaque detailing the visit of Princess Cristina Belgiojoso to Batt Harnett’s whichRead more…

Dan Paddy Andy Festival Time in Lyreacrompane

Dan Paddy Andy Festival Time in Lyreacrompane

This year’s Dan Paddy Andy Festival in Lyreacrompane, over the August bank holiday weekend, has all the usual ingredients of an entertaining and fun-filled five days. However, the big news is that Declan Nerney and his mighty band are back in The Marquee on Sunday night, August 6th. Extended to Five Days The Hooley inRead more…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Best Wishes to James and the Kerry Juniors Best wishes from Knocknagoshel GAA Club to James Walsh and the Kerry Junior Football team when they play Leitrim in the All-Ireland Semi Final this weekend. €6,300 Lotto Jackpot at Walsh’s Bar The next draw for a jackpot of €6,300 will be held in Walsh’s Bar on SaturdayRead more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Sale Of Produce From Parish Community Garden We will sell whatever is ready to harvest as well as jams, cakes, breads and scones on Sunday, July 30 outside the church after the 9.30am and 12 noon Masses and donate the proceeds to Trocaire. National Collection For Trocaire A special collection will be taken up onRead more…