Schools Enrolment

   The Enrolment for new pupils at St. Mary’s National School Croom and Banogue National School for September now taking place. Parents are requested to collect their enrolment forms at the schools or by contacting Croom National School 061-397416, Banogue National School 061-397188

Community Crèche Banogue

The Parish of Banogue will have its first Community Crèche. The official opening took place on Monday last. It is offering a wide range of childcare services including full day-care for children, .playschool, and before and after school service Parents wishing to avail of this service; enquires to the manager Amanda Jordan 087-9259582.

Croom Maigueside Town and District as a place to live

  Croom has now established itself as an attractive area to set up a home and residence.Major Quality Developments to be built in Croom as Cois Sruthain .Croom will be one of the most sought after regions in the Mid- West of Ireland..Croom –Patrickswell Limerick dual carriageway 10 mins to the suburbs of Limerick City. What … Continue reading

Parish Services

Friday the first of February the feast of St Brigid is the First Friday of the Month Mass at 9.30 a.m in Banogue, Adoration until 12 noon  . St.Mary’s Church, Croom.   Adoration in St, Mary’s Church Croom 10 am until commencement of First Friday Mass at 7.30 pm. Saturday 2nd February is the feast of … Continue reading

One More Sive

The staging of John B. Keane Sive was a complete sell- out of five nights of excellent performing by the Granagh group at the community hall Granagh.  The producers and cast had planned to bring the curtain down on Sunday night last but due to the disappointment of many who could not gain admission due … Continue reading

Guys and Dolls ,A Musical by Banogue Parish Production’s.

The Banogue Musical society is busy preparing their gala musical event of Guys and Dolls from 9th—10th February and the weekend of the 15th, 16th, 17th February.   The Banogue cast for Guys and Dolls ,the Musical     Patricia Noonan as Miss Adelaide with the Hotbox Dancers. Marian Kelly,Elizabeth Horgan,Eilis O’ Dywer,Pamela Barron and … Continue reading

Horse Racing

Toureen Road Sizing   Gavin Metelko,Noel Metelko(Owner of Mary Maguire),Denis Daly,Pat Daly,CroomgarryQueen,Mattie Daly Trainer. Last weekend records were broken in the horse-racing world at Leopardstown and Nenagh for the horse fraternity of the Toureen road. Andrew McNamara had a major win when riding Sizing Europe in the AIG Europe champion hurl at leopardstown on Sunday last. … Continue reading

Exclusive Rehearsal : “Sive” by the Granagh Drama Group

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The Maigueside town of Croom had a sense of sadness hanging over it following the deaths of two Parishioners of Croom.  The community was saddened to hear of the death of Connie Lynch, Glenma, and formerly of St. Senan’s Tce.  The remains was removed from Daffy’s Funeral Home to St. Mary’s Church Croom and following … Continue reading


The death of Annie Kiely cast a gloom over the tightly knit community of St. Senan’s Tce.  Annie was one of the senior citizens of the Terrace.  She reared a large family.  Her husband Paddy died some years ago.  Her home was always welcoming, her gentleness and quiet spoken voice endeared her to many people.  … Continue reading