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

Tory Hill

Croom Mills Office Space

Leading Developers The Roche Group are set to open a new office in the recently re developed Croom Mills due to the success of their housing in Cois Sruthain, Croom. See Previous


The Amaryllis has now four flower heads,problem one is facing is that  it will now require a bamboo support,anybody out there with iany ideas?.


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

A DELL Reminder ,When You turn on Your PC

Image of the Day,A DELL Reminder , It is not easy turning on  the PC and seeing this unfold in front of you today The news today says 1900 people out of work within the next year from the Dell Limerick Plant.OK There are 2000 left 1k in dublin 1k in limerick…blame the Poles i hear…50 … Continue reading

Croom,Limerick Macra News

Congratulations  to the wonderful Kilmallock Impromtu debating team who were victorious in the National Debating Competition last Saturday evening in Nenagh. This win is a wonderful achievement for Limerick and a second National title for Limerick so early in the Macra year. Aisling Quain, Stephen Kelleher and Peter Cussen represented Limerick and are now candidates … Continue reading

Croom ,Limerick Macra News

Pictured at the recent Queen of the Land Festival at Tullamore were Maire Roche, Caroline Cuddy, Aisling Quain and Bridget Ryan. Macra na Feirme last week, presented the Department of Agriculture Fishers and Food with a report documenting the cases of hundreds of young farmers adversely affected by the suspension of Young Farmer Installation Aid … Continue reading

Croom,Limerick Macra News

Macra na Feirme’s protest meetings and marches held recently in Tullamore and Carrick on Shannon  saw young farmers vent their anger at the suspension of Installation aid and early retirement schemes. Following on from the meeting Macra na Feirme are calling all young farmers affected by the suspension of Instillation aid and ERS to record … Continue reading

Croom,Limerick Macra News

Pictured are members of Ballylanders Macra Na Feirme making a presentation of the proceeds from their recent Galtee Mountain Climb to Breeda Clancy of The Irish Guide Dogs For The Blind. Pictured are; Back row left to right: Pat Hogan, Tom McGrath, J.J. Hickey, Rodger Sheehy, Tommy Lee, Dermot Lane, Declan Brickley, John Fox, Finan … Continue reading