County Clean-Up Confined to Family Pods this Year

County Clean-Up Confined to Family Pods this Year

The last mass mobilisation of litter picking volunteers to take to the roads and streets of the county was in April 2019. This time last year the Covid-19 crisis was getting into its stride and the event was side-lined with almost everything else like it. In the big clean-up of 2019 many of those who…

The Late Kate Curtin, nee Daly, Abbeyfeale and formerly of Brosna

The Late Kate Curtin, nee Daly, Abbeyfeale and formerly of Brosna

The death has occurred of Kate Curtin, nee Daly, Dromtrasna Collins, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick and formerly of Brosna, Co. Kerry. Kate passed away unexpectedly in the wonderful care of the director and staff at Teach Altra, Newmarket on Tuesday, February 2nd 2021. Kate, beloved wife of Mike and dear mother of Jimmy in Australia and…

Brosna GAA Club News Round-Up

Brosna GAA Club News Round-Up

Remembering Lovely Kerrie The first anniversary mass for the lovely Kerrie Browne took place in St, Carthage’s church on Saturday evening.  Joining the mass by live stream, it was lovely to be part of an important ritual by Kerrie’s family and friends as they continue to celebrate her life and memory.  The Parish weekly live…

Public Masses Have Resumed in Brosna and Knockaclarig

Public Masses Have Resumed in Brosna and Knockaclarig

There will be three masses celebrated every week – Saturdays and Tuesdays in Brosna at 7.30pm and on Sundays in Knockaclarig at 10am. The churches will be cleaned prior to each mass. Due to social distancing requirements, places are limited as half of the church seats will be cordoned off. The remaining seats will be…

Brosna Barracks 100 Years Ago – A Commemoration on Friday Evening

Brosna Barracks 100 Years Ago – A Commemoration on Friday Evening

One of the most significant local actions of the War of Independence is being commemorated in Brosna on the coming Friday evening at 7.30pm. The attack on the RIC Barracks, The Square, Brosna on June 19-1920, involving so many brave men and women of this and neighbouring parishes, is being remembered with the unveiling of…

Brosna GAA Club and Parish News Round-up

Brosna GAA Club and Parish News Round-up

Church Open Daily from 9:30am to 5pm We are delighted to announce that our beautiful Church of Saint Carthage is open daily between the hours of 9.30am and 5pm. There is a notice at the entrance that explains the safe practices to be employed by anyone wishing to enter the church for a quiet prayer.…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club’s 200k in a Day Fundraiser

Knocknagoshel GAA Club’s 200k in a Day Fundraiser

Knocknagoshel GAA Club members would like to sincerely thank everyone who donated so generously to the 200k in a Day fundraiser. Donations came in from Knocknagoshel, surrounding parishes, throughout Ireland and around the world. The number and value of donations far exceeded expectation and €5,280 was raised for Knocknagoshel Meals on Wheels. This will make…

Foundation for Ireland Awards €10,000 to Knocknagoshel Meals on Wheels

Foundation for Ireland Awards €10,000 to Knocknagoshel Meals on Wheels

A voluntary group which was set up in Knocknagoshel in 1994 after a survey on the needs of the senior citizens of the area has just been awarded a €10,000 grant from the 2020 Community Foundation of Ireland for its greatly appreciated and far reaching services. The grant couldn’t have come at a better time…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club Members Willing and Able to ‘Do The Messages’

Knocknagoshel GAA Club Members Willing and Able to ‘Do The Messages’

Knocknagoshel GAA Club members are willing to collect groceries, fuel or prescriptions for anyone that is self-isolating at this time. Please contact : Dan on 087 64 11 397; John on 087 71 76 698 or Mike on 086 19 29 558. Meals on Wheels Monday to Saturday Knocknagoshel Meals on Wheels deliver to Knocknagoshel,…

Brosna Involvement in European Pool Championships

Brosna Involvement in European Pool Championships

Mark Twain said that a proficiency at billiards was the sign of a misspent youth. By Mairéad Moriarty As a sister to the captain of Ireland’s Over 50s B Team which reached the European Pool Championship semi final in Malta recently, all I can say is: No Comment! A Thousand Games in Six Days Brosna’s…