Headley’s Bridge Creamery Opened in 1970 on this Day

Headley’s Bridge Creamery Opened in 1970 on this Day

  On this very day and date, April 1st.1970 on a site on the Wood Line Road between Headley’s Bridge and Knocknagoshel Village the ‘new branch creamery’ was officially opened and blessed by Knocknagoshel PP Fr. Bob Walsh. I know because I was there from the digging of the foundations to the capping and painting…

Spike Players Make Separate Beds in Knocknagoshel

Spike Players Make Separate Beds in Knocknagoshel

Spike Players Drama Group members are back on the boards this spring after taking a year away from their stage and base at Knocknagoshel Community Centre. A Sam Cree comedy Separate Beds, directed by Pádraig Dennehy, is currently in rehearsals by the big cast and they’re planning to stage it, under their new stage lights,…

Tim Acknowledges Generous Gesture from Spike Players

Tim Acknowledges Generous Gesture from Spike Players

As part of a fundraising drive for Pieta House, Headley’s Bridge, Knocknagoshel native, Tim Moynihan and a few friends are doing a parachute jump at Kilkenny Aerodrome at 12noon on this Saturday. Tim’s jumping friends include former Desmonds footballer, Martin Horgan, Ted Cronin from Rathmore and Louise Ryan from Kilmoyley. Fundraising Events “We have all…

Spike Players at The Ivy Leaf on Sunday Night at 8pm

Spike Players at The Ivy Leaf on Sunday Night at 8pm

 Noel Murphy from the Knocknagoshel based drama group, Spike Players sent a message to say that the group will present its recent play, Poor Jimmy at the Ivy Leaf Art Centre, Castleisland on the coming Sunday night,  March 25th. 2018 at 8pm sharp.  A comedy in three acts, written by P.G.O’Dea, the play will be produced…

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…

Spike Players Invited to Perform ‘The Mountainy Puck’ on London Stage

Spike Players Invited to Perform ‘The Mountainy Puck’ on London Stage

The Knocknagoshel based Spike Players Drama Group members have been invited to take their home created and produced play, The Mountainy Puck to London. They have delightedly accepted the invitation and are due on stage at the Clayton Crown Hotel in Cricklewood on Saturday night, October 1st.  The curtain up is at 8pm and the…