2008 FBD Young Farmer of the Year ,Macra News

The 2008 FBD Young Farmer of the Year competition is heating up for coveted title as entrants are now in. A considerable interest was shown this year from young farmers. There was a great response to the first year of the nomination process where individuals could nominate a young farmer for the ompetition. Each young … Continue reading

Spain win Euro 2008

World News: Spain win Euro 2008 Spain 1 (Torres) – Germany 0  At last Spain the unachievers have won a trophy, as long i have followed soccer since 1970 i have seen Spanish teams with some of the Worlds greatest players basically bottle it when it came to the big stage .There are many reasons why … Continue reading

Limerick Hurlers and Footballers receive home draws in the Qualifiers

Limerick News: GAA All-Ireland Football Championship Qualifiers Round 1                                Limerick v Meath Ties to be played 19 july  7.00 pm. The Gaelic Grounds GAA All-Ireland Hurling Championship Qualifiers Round 3 Limerick v Offaly    Ties to be played 12 July 7.00 pm. The Gaelic Grounds.

Croom Hurlers to face backdoor route

Croom News: Limerick County Hurling Championship Croom 0 – 15  Granagh /Ballingarry 2 – 15

Mallow Home and Garden Festivals draws the Crowds

The Walled Garden Dominick Cullinane The Rooftop Garden A selection of the displays on show been viewed by part of the large attendance. More to follow later + video…………..

Around the World in A Day For St.Gabriels

Update July 01 ; Video The New Hydrotherapy Pool Currently in Construction at the St.Gabriel’s Centre Around The World In a Day is a fundraising event for St.Gabriels School and Centre http://www.stgabriels.ie/Assistive.html  St.Gabriel’s School and Centre ,Limerick City. which takes place this Sunday June29 at the Hilton Hotel ,Clancy’s Strand, Limerick City .The Hilton Hotel http://www.centralr.com/Hilton_Limerick_Hotel_Home.html will … Continue reading


The annual Mallow Home and Garden Festival will take place at the Cork Racecourse from tomorrow June 27 to June 29.The Festival is a wonderful showcase of of all that’s exciting about gardening and modern interior decoration.There will be gardening tips from Charlie Wilkins,Deborah Begley,Mary C O Keefe and Neil Williams.Let’s hope the weather improves … Continue reading

Eucharistic Congress in 2012.

The next Eucharistic Congress will be hosted in Dublin in 2012 as announced by Pope Benedict .The event is staged every four years and was last held here in 1932.This will be the 50th congress.For the next four years, parishes are invited to suggest how best to celebrate the 2012 Congress ,Croom celebrated it when it last held … Continue reading

Speeding ,Slow Down

“On Wings” is a new song which has penned by Jamie Bridgeman from Limerick as a tribute to his cousins Leanne Miller and Roby O ‘Riordan who died in a road accident on July 15 2006 http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/Limerick39s-Leanne-to-put-road.4154871.jp .The song is been sang by Leanne Moore  Your a Star Winner 2008.It is hoped that the single … Continue reading

Limerick lose out to Clare in Munster SHC Semi-Final

Clare 4-12 Limerick 1-16 Clare and Tipperary will contest the Munster Senior Hurling Champioship Final in Limerick on the 20th of July . Limerck: B Murray, D Reale, S Lucey, M O’Riordan, S Hickey, P O’Dwyer, M Foley (Capt.), M O’Brien, D O’Grady, M Fitzgerald (B Foley ), O Moran, N Moran, A O’Saughnessy, S O’Connor(P Tobin … Continue reading