Nora,The Piano Playing Cat

This is one incredible Cat,a You Tube sensation.Nora is owned by a piano teacher Betsy Alexander in Philadelphia.She is a gracious performer on the keyboard and she is on the way to making a fortune from Mugs,Calendars ,magazines,cat toy manufacturers ,life is just Purr Fect for Nora right now.We all await her tour dates! Croke … Continue reading

Stephen Lucey at the Guinness 250 fans on Ballywire

See the Croom and Limerick County Hurler Stephen Lucey on a Video Courtesy of ballywire at the Guinness 250 Fans…  

It was 40 Years Ago Today,Abbey Road The Beatles

It was 40 years ago today ,8 August 1969 when the Beatles walked out of their Abbey Road Studios and crossed the road (to paraphrase from the Beatles lyric on opening intro to Sgt .Peppers 20 years ago today) for a eponymous image to be taken of them at an zebra crossing ,which is now … Continue reading

Michael Jackson ,Cork 1988

It is 21 years since Colly and I decided to drive from Limerick  to Cork’s Pairc Ui Chaoimh to see a musical genius ,the king of Pop in a battered run down Renault 5 .The majority of our friends though we were mad ,as Jackson’s music did not fit in with their choice of artist. Jackson … 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

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 .

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

Seamus Sheahan Your Number 1 in Croom and the Adare Electoral Area

  Blog:   Twitter :   FACEBOOK   You Tube

Images of the Day,Spring Awakes.


The Amaryllis which we have grown indoors in a pot has become a source of  interest for several neighbours and friends who have  been bemused with this flower…it is new to them and ourselves.For us in the household  it is the first time we have dealt with this  exotic flower.We thought it was dead as it … Continue reading