Category Archives: Lyreacrompane

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Kerry, Cork, Limerick Cancer Link Bus A fundraising dance will take place in Fr Casey’s Club house Abbeyfeale on Friday, July 6 in aid of the Kerry Cork Limerick Cancer Health Link Bus.  Music is to the Premier Blue Boys with special guests Mike Mini Moore McCarthy, Marian Kirby, the Diamond sisters and Norah Hickey.… Read more…

Heroic Deed of Sgt. Michael J.McElligott Commemorated in Fermoy

Heroic Deed of Sgt. Michael J.McElligott Commemorated in Fermoy

Two soldiers who died tragically in Fermoy in 1942 during ‘The Emergency’ were honoured in a special ceremony in the Co. Cork town on Saturday. The men, Sgt Michael J. McElligott, Rathea and Lieutenant Thomas Ryan a native of Cashel, Co. Tipperary drowned in the River Blackwater while taking part in one of the biggest… Read more…

Crowds Expected for Browne’s Open Day Tomorrow

Crowds Expected for Browne’s Open Day Tomorrow

It’s easy to believe the claim that all roads lead to Browne’s Home, Agri and Builders Providers for their annual open day. There, you’re likely to meet people from all quarters of this and neighbouring counties and this year’s event won’t be any different. Wednesday May 9th is Open Day The 2018 Open Day will… Read more…

Post Office Redundancies – Local Offices in Firing Line

Post Office Redundancies – Local Offices in Firing Line

The deadlines issued to rural post-masters and post-mistresses should be extended to allow them decide on redundancy packages – according the Kerry Fianna Fáil TD, John Brassil. New contracts issued by An Post will continue to stymy development and viability of local, rural post offices – he said. Local Communities Hit According to Mr. Brasill,… Read more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Fr. Pat Moore’s Memorial Evening on May 5th. There will be an unveiling of a memorial bench to the memory of the late Fr. Pat Moore after evening mass on Saturday, May 5th. By: Marian Harnett This will be followed by a candle lighting ceremony with night lights in glass jars. There will then be… Read more…

Turf Cutters Take Rights Issues to Dublin

Turf Cutters Take Rights Issues to Dublin

Michael Healy Rae, TD organised a meeting between the Minister for Culture, Heritage and The Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan and representatives from the Turf Cutters of Moanvenlagh Bog in North Kerry. Go Back Cutting Turf The meeting was productive and the ultimate aim is to ensure the turf cutters, if they wish, will be allowed to… Read more…

The Late Jimmy Roche, Carrigcannon, Lyreacrompane

The Late Jimmy Roche, Carrigcannon, Lyreacrompane

The death has occurred of Jimmy Roche, (86) Carrigcannon, Lyreacrompane, Co. Kerry. On March 11th. 2018. Loving and devoted husband of Joan, Jimmy passed away peacefully in the excellent care of the staff and medical team of the Mater Hospital, Dublin. He will be greatly missed by his loving daughters Lil and Kay and dear… Read more…

Spike Back with Poor Jimmy in Knocknagoshel

Spike Back with Poor Jimmy in Knocknagoshel

The Spike Players’ production of this year’s play, Poor Jimmy is occupying the waking thoughts of Knocknagoshel based thespians these mornings, noons and nights. Most of these nights will find them at the local community centre as they put the final and finer touches to the P.G. O’Dea scripted play. A Respectable Woman The story… Read more…

Creating an Archive of the Culture of Sliabh Luachra

Creating an Archive of the Culture of Sliabh Luachra

Creating an Archive of the Culture of Sliabh Luachra. Isn’t that some task. However, and thankfully, a lot of what has gone on in the history of music making, poetry writing and the singing of songs has been well documented. The Handed Down committee has been gifted with some rare gems of recordings, scraps of… Read more…

Music Capital Fund Information Session on St. Brigid’s Day

Music Capital Fund Information Session on St. Brigid’s Day

A bugle call is being issued to all Kerry musicians, bands, collectives, music groups, music organisations, schools and interested communities. An information session, on a new capital fund that will support the purchase of musical instruments, will take place in Tralee Library in Moyderwell at 5pm on Thursday, February 1st and everyone is welcome. Two… Read more…

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Category Archives: Lyreacrompane

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Kerry, Cork, Limerick Cancer Link Bus A fundraising dance will take place in Fr Casey’s Club house Abbeyfeale on Friday, July 6 in aid of the Kerry Cork Limerick Cancer Health Link Bus.  Music is to the Premier Blue Boys with special guests Mike Mini Moore McCarthy, Marian Kirby, the Diamond sisters and Norah Hickey.… Read more…

Heroic Deed of Sgt. Michael J.McElligott Commemorated in Fermoy

Heroic Deed of Sgt. Michael J.McElligott Commemorated in Fermoy

Two soldiers who died tragically in Fermoy in 1942 during ‘The Emergency’ were honoured in a special ceremony in the Co. Cork town on Saturday. The men, Sgt Michael J. McElligott, Rathea and Lieutenant Thomas Ryan a native of Cashel, Co. Tipperary drowned in the River Blackwater while taking part in one of the biggest… Read more…

Crowds Expected for Browne’s Open Day Tomorrow

Crowds Expected for Browne’s Open Day Tomorrow

It’s easy to believe the claim that all roads lead to Browne’s Home, Agri and Builders Providers for their annual open day. There, you’re likely to meet people from all quarters of this and neighbouring counties and this year’s event won’t be any different. Wednesday May 9th is Open Day The 2018 Open Day will… Read more…

Post Office Redundancies – Local Offices in Firing Line

Post Office Redundancies – Local Offices in Firing Line

The deadlines issued to rural post-masters and post-mistresses should be extended to allow them decide on redundancy packages – according the Kerry Fianna Fáil TD, John Brassil. New contracts issued by An Post will continue to stymy development and viability of local, rural post offices – he said. Local Communities Hit According to Mr. Brasill,… Read more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Fr. Pat Moore’s Memorial Evening on May 5th. There will be an unveiling of a memorial bench to the memory of the late Fr. Pat Moore after evening mass on Saturday, May 5th. By: Marian Harnett This will be followed by a candle lighting ceremony with night lights in glass jars. There will then be… Read more…

Turf Cutters Take Rights Issues to Dublin

Turf Cutters Take Rights Issues to Dublin

Michael Healy Rae, TD organised a meeting between the Minister for Culture, Heritage and The Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan and representatives from the Turf Cutters of Moanvenlagh Bog in North Kerry. Go Back Cutting Turf The meeting was productive and the ultimate aim is to ensure the turf cutters, if they wish, will be allowed to… Read more…

The Late Jimmy Roche, Carrigcannon, Lyreacrompane

The Late Jimmy Roche, Carrigcannon, Lyreacrompane

The death has occurred of Jimmy Roche, (86) Carrigcannon, Lyreacrompane, Co. Kerry. On March 11th. 2018. Loving and devoted husband of Joan, Jimmy passed away peacefully in the excellent care of the staff and medical team of the Mater Hospital, Dublin. He will be greatly missed by his loving daughters Lil and Kay and dear… Read more…

Spike Back with Poor Jimmy in Knocknagoshel

Spike Back with Poor Jimmy in Knocknagoshel

The Spike Players’ production of this year’s play, Poor Jimmy is occupying the waking thoughts of Knocknagoshel based thespians these mornings, noons and nights. Most of these nights will find them at the local community centre as they put the final and finer touches to the P.G. O’Dea scripted play. A Respectable Woman The story… Read more…

Creating an Archive of the Culture of Sliabh Luachra

Creating an Archive of the Culture of Sliabh Luachra

Creating an Archive of the Culture of Sliabh Luachra. Isn’t that some task. However, and thankfully, a lot of what has gone on in the history of music making, poetry writing and the singing of songs has been well documented. The Handed Down committee has been gifted with some rare gems of recordings, scraps of… Read more…

Music Capital Fund Information Session on St. Brigid’s Day

Music Capital Fund Information Session on St. Brigid’s Day

A bugle call is being issued to all Kerry musicians, bands, collectives, music groups, music organisations, schools and interested communities. An information session, on a new capital fund that will support the purchase of musical instruments, will take place in Tralee Library in Moyderwell at 5pm on Thursday, February 1st and everyone is welcome. Two… Read more…

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