Mallow Home & Garden Festival 2009, This Weekend

The 2009 Mallow Home and Garden Festival 2009 takes place this weekend at the Cork Racecourse ,Mallow,Co,Cork commencing tomorrow Friday 19Th June at 2.00 pm -8 pm,Saturday the 20th 11am to 6pm and Sunday the 21st 11 am – 6pm. Video from the 2008 Festival The Irish  Examiner have more details HERE Garden Experts in attendance … Continue reading


The overnight Rain has certainly half filled this glass which was left out overnight,a lot of Rain . Courtesy of the Branson Music Factory .com

The Irish Cuppa by Joan Cregan

The Irish Cuppa You’ll have a tea or coffee? Some apple tart or bun Ah do,  it’s made already You won’t . A sandwich then                 Have one. Are you sure you aren’t hungry? I could make a little lunch It’s no trouble, really We could call it brunch.  And how are all the family … Continue reading

National Carers Week, Limerick Caring for Carers

The Limerick  Caring for Carers week is in full spring with a variety of events happening in their centre in John Street Limerick. There is more information available on their site  Limerick Caring For Carers Here

My Little Frogs

   It has been a great year in our garden pond with an abundance of frogs ,the previous years we usually would  have seen only one frog  perhaps its the maturity of the garden has contributed to more pond life visiting .

Munster Draw Perpingan In Heineken Euro Draw

Munster were today drawn in  group 1 for the Heineken European Cup season 2009 – 2010 with the current French Champions Perpingan ,Northampton Saints which will evoke memories of the 2000 final loss to the same opposition  and Benetton Treviso from Italy. The Full Draw is HERE Perpingan seen here with the Brennus Shield courtesy of … Continue reading

Birdtables attract Rats!

Starlings feeding at the Birdtable in the Photo,likewise this Birdtable is visited Daily by several species of Birds from  Blackbirds,Robins,Sparrows,Pigeons,Grey Collared Doves etc..except we will now have to cease placing out feeding for the Birds for a duration. Yesterday it had an unlikely visitor…. In Broad daylight   Not to be viewed if you are … Continue reading

Adare Electoral Area Count Results

The following have been elected in the Adare Electoral Area in the local elections . Leo Walsh Fine Gael topped the poll,Richard Butler Fine Gael,Rose Brennan Fine Gael,Tomas Hannon Labour,James Collins Fianna Fail ,Leonard Enright Fianna Fail and Patrick C Fitzgerald Independent were all elected  to Limerick County Council. Update :7Th June 2009. There was … Continue reading