Category Archives: West Limerick

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…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Farm Safety Week Farm Safety Week will take place this year from July 24- 28. The campaign will focus on a different risk each day. Farmers will be encouraged to take some time during the week to assess the safety of routine tasks. The message for Farm Safety Week is that farm safety is aRead more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Wednesday Film Night At The Glórach John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara star in The Quiet Man on Wednesday, July 5 at 8pm. Reserve your seat on 087 13 83 940. By Marian Harnett Upcoming classic movies to watch out for include: Casablanca starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman on Wednesday, August 2nd Citizen Kane starringRead more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Launch of Donie’s New CD Glin singer and musician, Donie Lyons has a CD on sale in Ann Lyons, Main St. Abbeyfeale. The CD, The Lovely Banks of Blain will be officially launched at the monthly singing night at Philip Enright’s Ramble Inn on a date to be announced. The monthly singing night at TheRead 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…