Denny Mulvihill already in training for the 1500k cycle Denny raised €14,280 last year for the Aislinn Addiction Centre in Kilkenny doing the same cycle

Charity Cycle

Mizen to Malin & Back In aid of the Glen Wilkie Fund

Glen Wilkie from Foynes who hopes to raise enough funds for an operation in Boston to help him to walk.


Denny Mulvihill, from Colbert Street is doing a 1500k Cycle from Mizen Head to Malin Head and back to help raise funds for Glen Wilkie from Foynes. 7 year old  Glen has Cerebral Palsy and  hopes that the €60k that’s needed for an operation in Boston, to help him to walk, will be raised, through everyone’s generosity, in the near future . Glen lives in Foynes and would be so delighted with any support he can get to take him for his operation to the USA.

Denny will do the cycle over 8 days starting on Saturday, July 14th and finishing on the following Saturday, July 21st. He has sponsorship cards and if anyone wants to contribute something they can contact him.

Donations can also be made online if you just Google Glen Wilkie you can read all about his condition and you can subscribe to his fund.

St. Vincent De Paul  Annual Holiday 

The annual holiday at the Towers Holiday Home in Ballybunion will be from July 14th to 20th 2012.

Early booking is necessary. Please contact any of the following numbers  068-52953 / 087-2265941 / 068-42123 or any member of St. Vincent de Paul.


West Limerick Resources Ltd


A new service recently launched in Abbeyfeale will offer a weekly social connection to older people living in and around Abbeyfeale, Athea, Templeglantine, Tournafulla, Mountcollins and Monagea/Strand.  Developed by West Limerick Resources, the service is run by trained Volunteers who will ring older people to check in on their well-being and inform them of local events and services.  The service is completely free of charge and people will receive calls once a week.   New subscribers are now being sought.  To avail of the service, phone 068 51888 or 087 118 4160 and leave a message and someone will get back to you shortly


West Limerick Resources is now seeking volunteers to help raise awareness of the switch to digital television which take place on October 24th.  Help is needed to identify older people living alone, those with literacy and other learning difficulties and those with few social networks who may to be aware of the change or who may need basic information on how to make the switch.  The Community Outreach Digital Switchover Programme is heavily reliant on the Irish tradition of caring for our neighbours and we are asking communities to look around and help identify those locally who will need a little assistance and make sure that they get it.  For further information contact Clint at West Limerick Resources on 069 62222


Find the information you are seeking a new information point in Athea community Hall (sports entrance) where you can locate the relevant leaflet/form or search the internet.  An information assistant will support you in your search, if required.  Weekly FAS Jobs Lists and courses for both Limerick and Kerry will also be available.  Initially the office will be open on Monday and Wednesdays from 9.30am-5.30pm and on Fridays from 9.30am-1.30pm.  This is a free and confidential service.


The West Limerick Resources office in Abbeyfeale provides support and services to people (individuals and groups) in Abbeyfeale, Athea, Mountcollins, Tournafulla, Strand, and Monagea. We provide information and support on: employment with support from FAS Job’s Club and the Rural Employment Service;  local training opportunities; general citizen’s information and information on what’s going on in the community. For further information please call us on 068 32444 or call to us at Mountmahon.  Our office is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5:30pm. Our services are free and confidential.


 Fianna Fáil Outing

 The annual Fianna Fail outing will take place on Tuesday, July 17th to Rathwood, Tullow, Co. Carlow.

For more information contact Marie Wrenn on 068-42524 / 087-7674832 or Joan Fitzgibbon on 087-9865005