Notes from The Maine Valley Post Area



Christmas Food Fair at Crag Cave

There will be a Christmas Food Fair at Crag Cave on Friday evening, November 20th from 7pm to 9pm.

You’re invited to Enjoy the Magic of Christmas at Crag Cave with a festive evening where food stalls will provide you with an indulgence of tasty, culinary delights from around the locality.

You can listen to live, festive music, treat yourself to a glass of mulled wine, browse around the fashion corner and through the Christmas shop and get that Christmas Gift inspiration. The event is a Breast Cancer Ireland fundraiser.

Castleisland Christmas Craft Fair

A Castleisland Christmas Craft Fair will be held in the River Island Hotel on Saturday, November 28th. from 10.30am. to 4.30pm. There will be a variety of crafts on display. All proceeds will go to the Castleisland Day Care Centre and Recovery Haven, Tralee. Admission is free.

Scartaglin Craft Fair and 5K Run
A Craft Fair will be held in Scartaglin on Sunday, November 29th from 2pm to 5pm. This will be accompanied by a 5K fun run/walk/jog. All money raised will divided between Scartaglin Development Association fund and the Pallative Care Unit in Tralee. Bookings can be made by ringing Sheila on: 087 63 25 163

Coach Trip to RDS Knitting and Stitching Show

A coach trip is being organised to the Knitting and Stitching Show at the RDS in Dublin on Sunday November 15th. Departing from Tralee at 6.30am.; Castleisland at 6.45am and Abbeyfeale at Cost €35. Contact Marie on: 086 10 32 436.

An Riocht October Draw Winners

The following were the October winners in The An Ríocht Members draw:
€100: Jerome Foley, Firies, Killarney.
€50: Maureen McAdam, Scartaglen, Killarney
€50: John Harty, Causeway.
€50: John and Ellen Cronin, Brosna.
Join An Riocht AC members’ draw for €60 for 12 months. This can be paid in cash or by Direct Debit at €5 per. month. Membership entitles you to use the club’s 400-metre track and entry to the monthly draw. First prize in the December Draw is €1,000. For further information call into An Ríocht or ring on 066 71 42199

Fleadh by the Feale on TG4

A note from Marian Harnett informs us that the ever popular Fleadh by The Feale festival in Abbeyfeale will feature on the new HUP series on TG4 on Sunday night next November 8 at 10pm. The programme features all local musicians & singers performing in various locations throughout the town, from butcher shops, grocery shops, houses, bars and in the open-air. This programme promises to offer the best of West Limerick talent as well as showcasing the picturesque beauty of Abbeyfeale. A show not to be missed!

Sunday Night Cards

Results of the card game held in The River Island Hotel on Sunday night. 1st: Denis McCarthy and Peter Tangney, Paddy Herlihy and Jimmy Breen. 2nd: Pat and Dom O’Donnell. Ladies: Bridie Guerin and Siobhan Kelliher, Mary and Ann, Jane Colfer and Ann Walsh. Gents: Sean Walsh and Dan Buckley. Mixed: Hannah Hickey and Ned Murphy. Spots: Moss Horan and Micheal McElligott, Mamie O’Sullivan and Tommy Broderick, Maura and TJ. Cards continue every Sunday night at 9pm sharp.