Cordal Coiste Na nÓg Pitch Dedicated to the Memory of Jimmy Roche

Cordal Coiste Na nÓg Pitch Dedicated to the Memory of Jimmy Roche

Cordal GAA Club welcomed U-12 football teams from clubs including: Ballinorig, Co Cork; St Peters Rockchapel, Co Cork; Adare, Co. Limerick; Legion Killarney and Scartaglen to take part in a tournament dedicated to the memory of the late Jimmy Roche on Saturday, October 5th. 2019. Jimmy’s Many Club Roles Jimmy Roche served Cordal GAA Club…

The Late Eamon Brosnan, Gloucestershire and Abbeyfeale

The Late Eamon Brosnan, Gloucestershire and Abbeyfeale

The death has occurred of Eamon Brosnan, Ebley, Stroud, Gloucestershire and originally from Knockbrack, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick. Eamon died on Wednesday August 28th. 2019, following a bravely fought illness. Beloved son of Paddy and the late Mary, nee O’Keeffe, Brosna. Deeply missed and forever loved by his devoted wife Margaret, daughter Marie, grand-daughter Livi, daughter…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

John Spillane at An Glórach After two very successful concerts recently, we are delighted to announce that we will be holding a number of concerts over the next few months. By Marian Harnett First up on Friday, August 16 is the legendary Corkonian John Spillane. John played last summer at the Glórach and delivered a…

The Baron of Broadway – The Doc on One Today at 1pm

The Baron of Broadway – The Doc on One Today at 1pm

During the ‘Roaring Twenties’ in New York City a young man, short in stature but round in girth, decided to gentrify his persona. He named himself The Baron of Broadway, a moniker he would cultivate for the remainder of his eccentric and colourful life. John J Hanley ,who would later be known as Baron Hanley,…

Harnetts Gathering in Abbeyfeale from all Over the World

Harnetts Gathering in Abbeyfeale from all Over the World

Harnetts from all over the world are travelling for this gathering, so please come along and show them a warm welcome. This gathering is not confined to Harnetts but is open to everybody. We would like a good crowd at the various functions to welcome our visitors.  Genealogy Day, Devon Hotel, Friday July 12 from…

Pioneers to Celebrate Spiritual Day at Cuan Mhuire, Bruree

Pioneers to Celebrate Spiritual Day at Cuan Mhuire, Bruree

A special appeal has been issued to all members of the Pioneer Total Abstinence Association to take note of Sunday May 26th.. A get together to celebrate a Spiritual day at Cuan Mhuire Bruree, Co Limerick will be held on that day and a full programme has been arranged for the occasion. Starting at 10.30am.…

Now With the Coming of Summer….

Now With the Coming of Summer….

Is it my imagination, or is the ground really far drier this early in the year than it was at this time last year? There is, I think, less water in rivers and streams and they seem to be running low faster than in recent years. If that is so, we could be in for…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Afternoon Tea Dance at Fr. Casey’s There will be an afternoon tea dance in Fr. Casey’s GAA Club on Sunday, May 19th with dancing to Mike Condon. By Marian Harnett All funds will go to Laura O’Donoghue’s volunteering trip to Zambia with Suas. There will be refreshments and a raffle. Town Park Dog Show The…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Duagh Prepares for Country Music Concert All roads lead to Duagh Sports & Leisure Complex on Thursday, April 4 for The Irish Country Music Concert presented by Mike Gardner of Country Corner – Clare FM. By: Marian Harnett A fantastic line up comprises The Ryan Turner Band, Louise Morrissey, Gerry Guthrie, Cathy Durkin, John Hogan,…

The Late Bridie Collins, nee Riordan, Abbeyfeale and Knocknagoshel

The Late Bridie Collins, nee Riordan, Abbeyfeale and Knocknagoshel

The death has occurred of Bridie Collins, nee Riordan, 2, Tara, Mountmahon, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick and formerly of Kilmanihan West, Knocknagoshel, Co. Kerry. Bridie passed away peacefully on March 20th. 2019 at Milford Care Centre. Bridie is very sadly missed by her loving children Gerard and Sheila, husband Billy, brothers John, Mike and Pa, sister…