The Intriguing Story of Brosna Town, Con Carey and the Twelve Apostles

The Intriguing Story of Brosna Town, Con Carey and the Twelve Apostles

Saturday April 1st 1978 was an ordinary day in the village of Brosna. The village was busy that day – there was a burial in the parish – a local man had died. As was normal, friends and relations of the man and his family dug the grave. One of the men to dig the…

Date Move Worked For Paudie Fitzmaurice Tractor Run

Date Move Worked For Paudie Fitzmaurice Tractor Run

The move from November inland to the end of September certainly worked for the ad-hoc organising committee of the annual Paudie Fitzmaurice Memorial Tractor and Vintage Run. Held on Sunday, the run enjoyed its best weather day on this its third outing. The huge cavalcade left the accommodating grounds of Brosna GAA Club close to…

Arty McGlynn and Tony O’Connell on Flying Visit to Brosna

Arty McGlynn and Tony O’Connell on Flying Visit to Brosna

The faces and names of Arty McGlynn and Tony O’Connell will need no introduction at the doors – front or back – of some of the finest, staged venues on these islands and far beyond. Both of them showed up in Kate Pats’s Bar door in Brosna for an impromptu session on Monday night. There…

Shelagh O’Connor Honoured by Home Crowd in Brosna

There was a gathering of the good and the great in Brosna on Saturday night to celebrate the achievements of one of their own on foreign soil. Kilmanihan native, Shelagh O’Connor made history last October when she became the first woman to be named as London Kerry Person of the Year by the Kerry Association…