Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Different times: The late Dan Murphy (seated) pictured at the launch of the 2006 Fleadh by the Feale in Abbeyfeale with, from left: DJ Curtin, Mountcollins; Denis Curtin, Mountcollins and Tom McElligott, Duagh. ©Photograph: John Reidy 5-4-2006

Virtual Fleadh by The Feale 2021

Members of the organising committee of Fleadh by the Feale’s 2021 have been in touch and they’re looking for local musicians, singers or dancers to send a video clip of themselves to be in with a chance of featuring on this year’s virtual weekend!

By: Marian Harnett

Performers of all ages are welcome. Videos of performances of a maximum length of three minutes and must be of a landscape orientation.

These should be sent via WhatsApp to 087 7419343 by this Friday, March 26th . At the start of your video please state: Your name, where you are from. The committee members are looking forward to sharing some local talent with its world-wide audience.  

Clean-Up Limerick Going Ahead

Team Limerick clean up year six will go ahead this Good Friday April 2nd.

It was not held in 2020 due to Covid-19 and our communities show all the signs. The event will have to be Covid compliant as we could still be in Level 5. Individuals and groups are asked to register for the clean-up by logging on to www.

More details will be announced in the coming weeks.

Special Zoom Night for Carers

Dr.  Margaret  Clifford,  consultant  in palliative  medicine  and  care  with University Hospital Kerry will talk about special care and services in home and  hospital.

The zoom meeting will be on Monday March 29th. Sign in at 7.30pm for 8pm. Receive  the  codes  by  texting  Billy  at  085  1773  910  or  Email

Outreach To Frontline Healthcare Workers

Fr. Chris O’Donnell and the pastoral outreach team are offering another opportunity for front-line healthcare workers to take time out on this Thursday, March 25.

There will be two sessions on the day, one at 3pm and another at 8pm.

You can register on the link below to receive the Zoom link:

Live Streamed Event for Young People

Tired of being bored? Frustrated with life? Are you restless?

Why not join The Holy Family Mission for Music, Prayer and Sharing. ‘How God has worked in our lives!

On Friday, March 26 from 7.30pm -8.30pm. live-streamed on  Holy Family Mission is headed up by Fr. Patrick Cahill who is a regular visitor to the annual Abbeyfeale parish faith camp.

West Limerick Mental Health Association

WLMHA has a Facebook page open to the public. Log on and share for news of courses, help lines, inspirational words etc.

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