Thomond Park at Night

Thomond Park Night Photo Update: Munster U20 3  Ulster U20 0 Thomond Park will open for business tonight with an Under 20 match between Munster and Ulster .This match would normally have over 200 in attendance ,tonight it is expected 2000 to 3000 will attend to see and have the honour of been at the … Continue reading

Croom Macra na Feirme

Community Spirit is alive and active in the Maigueside Region as a new  Macra na Feirme has been formed in the Croom area after many years and they have been inundated with new members ,as a past member myself  of the Macra in days of the Quizzes (Will we ever forget Peter Murphy and his Cross Country Quiz on … Continue reading

Chim Chimney

The Power of Nature as i was explaining to my elderly neighbour today and that he may have problems with his chimney down the road,he has a Fuschia ,a Purple Wallflower and it looks like a berbis darwinni (Correct me on this ,gardening experts!)growing in his good old chimney.How did they get there ? The Birds … Continue reading

The National Ploughing Championships

The National Ploughing Championships are taking place this week from 23 to the 25 in Farmley, Cuffesgrange, Co. Kilkenny, and again this year Macra na Feirme’s marquee is showcasing what Macra has to offer. Macra’s state of the art stand is number 478 on row J and we hope to see you all there. There … Continue reading

Limerick Macra News

Limerick Macra are preparing to host the infamous MacraVision competition, which will take place on 4th October at the South Court Hotel, Raheen, Limerick. Last year it was a great success. The present members of Macra will turn out in their glamour, coming from all corners of Ireland and it is also a super opportunity … Continue reading

Agricultural College Places on the Up

Increase demand for Agricultural college places has reached a milestone for the Agricultural industry- Macra na Feirme national president Catherine Buckley said ‘agriculture is at a turning point in terms of recent increases in the numbers of students attending agricultural colleges. Ms Buckley said it has become apparent to Macra that the decline of new … Continue reading

No Fat Cat,Sunshine Cat

Photo of the Day. At last Ireland basks in the sunshine after months of bad weather ,no rain for days even the cat is out taking in the sun .

Croom United’s Munster Junior Cup Win,Preliminary Round

Coonagh United 2 Croom United 3 Croom recorded a great win away in the Cup to Coonagh United ,this was a clash of last season’s Div 1B Champions Croom and Div 1B Cup Winners Coonagh.Goals from Markus Cregan,Stevie and Mickey Cahill won the day for the Maiguesiders.  

Tyrone had the Dahlias Supporting them

One could not help thinking that Tyrone had everybody supporting them to win the All Ireland v Kerry  ,even the Dahlias in my garden were all out in their vibrant red and white offering their support.Kerry were seeking their 36th All Ireland Title ,Tyrone  ended up winning their third in this decade.It takes two teams to … Continue reading

Seamus Sheahan

Seamus Sheahan in the photo pondering his Politicial Future by the River Maigue in Croom.The nominations for the local elections are due and Seamus is hoping that Croom will have another represenative,Croom has only one councillor in 106 years on the Limerick County Council and  that is a long time even in Politics . Seamus is the Secretary of … Continue reading