Down Memory Lane

The Town Hall Ballroom 50 years ago would have celebrated its 21St Birthday Dance on the 21St of February 1958,the town hall ballroom was built in 1937 .The top names from the Showband era performed on the town hall stage ,The Dixielanders who’s musician passed away recently Brendan O Brien ,Donie Collins was one of … Continue reading


The tragic death of Alison Lalor (nee Knowles) died last weekend on the Naas Road at Naas following a car accident.  Alison was daughter of the late Frederick and Vera Knowles former Church of Ireland Rector of Croom, she was a lay reader at the Church of Ireland, Rathgar, Dublin.  The Rev. Knowles resided at … Continue reading

Niamh Mulcahy Young Camogie Player Ireland 2007

 What a year it has been for Limerick Hurling, Niamh Mulcahy was recently awarded the Ireland Young Player of the Year in Camogie for 2007, all the more remarkable the achievement considering Limerick recently won the Gala All Ireland Final which is a B Grade in Camogie.Limerick will now be competing at the top level … Continue reading


The wedding took place at St. Joseph’s Church, Castleconnell, of Helen O’Sullivan daughter of Michael & Claire O’Sullivan, Newport, Co. Tipperary, and Paul O’Donovan son of Vincent and Sheila O’Donovan of Tullovin.  Chief Bridesmaid Angela O’Sullivan, Bridesmaid Emer O’Donovan. Bestman Patrick O’Donovan. Groomsman Liam O’Donovan. Reader Kevin O’Donovan. Celebrants, Fr. Brendan Kyne P.P. Castleconnell and … Continue reading


The Croom A.F.C.draw took place on Saturday 26th April. 1st prize €1500 Ben Sullivan, Cherigrove.  2nd prize €500.  Pat and Mary Mangan Elm Park, Croom. 3rd. prize€100. Mary Tarry, Islandmore.  4th prize €100 James Thomas Frawley, Glenma. 5th prize €100 Bill Noughton, Tower Field. 6th prize €100 Gerry English, Church Rd. 7th prize Paddy and … Continue reading


Croom community athletic games will take place this Thursday 1st May 2008 in the G.A.A. field. Registration at 6.00 p.m and the fee is €2.00.  All children from Croom, Banogue and Manister are welcome. It is very important that young children become involved in all types of sport and the community games association has been … Continue reading


Next week-end the Priests of Fedamore, Dromin-Athlacca, Croom and Banogue will exchange masses.  Croom 7.00 p.m. Fr. Tony Mullins. Banogue 10.00 a.m. Fr. Tony Mullins.  Croom 11.30a.m. Fr. Michael Cussen. All are welcome.  


Croom Walking club have been preparing for the past few weeks for the forthcoming marathon and half marathon will start from the old Maple Ballroom Kilfinane on this Sunday the 26 mile marathon registration will commence at 8.00a.m. The marathon proper will commence at 9.00 a.m. and the mini marathon registration will take place at … Continue reading

Croom Communion.

The First Holy Communion for boys and girls from St. Mary’s National School, Croom will take place on Saturday the 10th of May at St.Mary’s Church ,Croom.Mr.Murphy has prepared the young children for their big day and Fr.Joe Kennedy will officiate .Fr.Joe has assited  in the church ceremonies over the past few months with the preparation … Continue reading

Riverfeast BBQ The Complete Cuisine World of Food Internatioal BBQ Cook-Off May 3rd & 4th 2008Limerick City,Ireland. Video shows highlights from the 2007 BBQ and listen to the Ed Myers Interview on Limericks 95FM with Patrick O Sullivan Chairman of the Irish BBQ Association. The Spirit of Limerick is Alive & Well. Thank You to … Continue reading