Croom’s National Talent Semi Finalists get ready

Congratulations to Limerick’s National Talent competitors who performed at the Premier Hall, Thurles last Saturday. All performances were tremendous and great support was shown by fellow macra members from Limerick. A particular well done to the Kilmallock Ballad Group who will go forward to represent Limerick in the National Talent Final in the Helix Concert Hall on Sunday 3rd May. This

Sunday evening in Mullingar the remaining Limerick semi finalists will compete. The best of luck to the Croom disco dancers and comedians. Full details and rules of the National Talent Competition are also on . The Silver Jubilee National Final will take place on Sunday 3rd May in the National Concert Hall, Dublin at 6.30 pm. Any queries should be directed to Richard Harrahill Tel. 046-9025023 / 087-2367941 or email .

ST. PATRICK’S CÉILÍ – Friday 13th March Limerick Macra will be hosting a

 fundraiser Céilí to celebrate St. Patrick’s weekend in Mungret GAA Club. A fantastic night is guaranteed, full of entertainment, craic, ceol & dancing of course! The evening will kick off at 9.30pm. There will be prizes for the best green costumes and novelty irish dancing prizes.

Well done to the Ballylanders mens and ladies basketball teams who won the county finals in Caherconlish last Sunday evening.

Just Cooking was founded by Mark & Bernie Doe who are professionals in the Food Industry, each with over 20 years experience. Their passion for Fine Food and the joy of sharing that knowledge is the driving force behind Just Cooking. What began as a few Cookery Classes quickly turned into a Cookery School with a full schedule of courses. They are going to schedule singles night cookery classes in the next few weeks. These nights will are great for singles to join in for a night out with a difference where they can meet new people in a fun, relaxing environment with a few glasses of wine and of course learn how to cook. They also run Saturday courses for people who may wish to travel and make a weekend of it in Kerry. Their evening courses cost €40 per person and all participants will get to taste all the food prepared and get menu packs to take away with them. For further information check out , Just Cooking, Killahane, Firies, Killarney, Co. Kerry. Tel: 066 979 3660, Mark: 087 975 3301, Bernie: 086 609 5318 .

Upcoming events;

Tuesdays 6-7pm: Tune to ‘West Limerick Matters’ on West Limerick 102FM for Caroline Cuddy’s weekly Limerick Macra

report. Listen on-line at


Wednesdays: Brush up on your cúpla focal every Wednesday with

Newcastlewest Macra at 9pm in Whelan’s Bar, NCW. All standards of Irish catered for!


 ‘Twilight Tag’ Spring Tag Rugby League starting in April at Bruff Rugby Club.  Tag is a great way to prepare for the summer leagues in the city and get a head start on the opposition!!! Located just 16 miles south of Limerick City, Bruff offer an option of early or late kick-off times to suit your team, on our floodlit pitches! Team Entry Fee is €180, that’s just €2.50 per person per night!!! So sign up a team today by emailing or ring 087-9312817

Lisa Cahill’s Social Dancing Classes will commence again on Sunday the 22nd of

Wii and pool winners

Wii and pool winners

March at the Croke Park, Croagh Co. Limerick. A beginners class will take place at 8 o’ clock and an intermediate class will commence at 9 o’ clock with an opportunity for free social dancing at the end of the evening. These dance classes are fun, confidence building and suitable for everyone. They are also priced at the recession beating price of 6 euros. Contact Lisa today to book your spot, 086 4085877 or email



If you are interested in finding out more about Macra, then why not go onto our excellent website, There are clubs throughout the County and if you are interested in finding out more, then you need to contact Lisa Cahill on 086 4085877 or email or Michael Ryan on 0877671740.





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