Michelle Mulvihill and Eoghan Nash who were recently married in St. Bartholomew’s Church, Athea and enjoyed a reception afterwards at the Killarney Oaks Hotel

Waltzing Competition

for the Timmy O’Keeffe

Memorial Trophy

The annual Waltzing Competition for the Timmy O’Keeffe Memorial Trophy will be held at The Gables this Friday night, August 12th in conjunction with the CCE Céilí. Music on the night is with Domhnall de Barra and Band.

Somalia Appeal

There will be a Church gate collection this coming weekend August, 13th/14th at all Masses for the Somalia appeal. Your support would be really appreciated.

A severe drought throughout East Africa has left millions of people acutely short of food

Somalia Appeal continued……..

and water, resulting in the death of livestock and the erosion of livelihoods. It is estimated that over 10 million people need humanitarian assistance in the drought-hit countries of East Africa immediately.

This disaster is considered to be one of the worst to hit the area since the early 1950s. 2.6 million in Somalia are in urgent need of aid.

A severely malnourished child being examined by a medical officer of MSF in Dagahaley, one of three settlements in Kenya’s sprawling Dadaab refugee camp. Hundreds of Somali refugees are arriving each day after fleeing drought and civil war in Somalia.


Foróige Youth Club

Athea Foroige Membership  2011 – 2012

Membership Renewal and New Members.

Automatic membership is NOT guaranteed.

Anyone interested in either re- joining or becoming a new member must get a PARENT to call (not text please) Natalie before 13th August.

And, if you know of any adult who has expertise in sports / woodwork / art / fashion / music / cooking or anything else let me know.



West Limerick Resources is pleased to announce that it has received new funding under the Equality For Women Measure 2010 – 2013 to roll out a new part-time training programme starting in September. The programme will be based in Tournafulla delivering a FETAC Level 4 Certificate in Information & Communications Technology Skills (4M0855). Modules include Communications, Maths, Information Technology Skills, Computer Applications, Web Design, Work Experience, Photography, Painting & Drawing. An expression of interest form is available from Dearbhla / Nora in the Abbeyfeale Office (Tel: 068 32444) or from Michelle or Marie at Reception at the main WLR office, St. Mary’s Rd, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick (Tel: 069 62222).


Rainbows – the Peer support programme for children grieving, is due to roll out this autumn, supporting children from age 4yrs – 12yrs. If you would like more information please contact Mary or Dearbhla on 068 32444 or call into our Abbeyfeale office for an application form.

Fourth Generation Nellie Hannon from Kingsland holding her great-granddaughter Eve Upton (daughter of Bríd de Barra & Zac Upton and grand-daughter of Noreen and Domhnall de Barra, Cratloe).