Tommy White, Captain, presenting Martin Doyle, Ned Mahony and Paul Stack with the hampers they won at Athea Golf Society’s competition in Ballybunion last Saturday.

The Gathering

A public meeting to plan events for The Gathering in Limerick will take place in The Strand Hotel, Limerick on 23rd October, 2012 from 7.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. 

More than 200 members of the public attended a public meeting in Adare last month to share their ideas and views on possible events for The Gathering 2013. This further meeting in the Strand Hotel will offer an opportunity for those who couldn’t attend the Adare event to learn more about The Gathering and how they can become involved.


Athea Parish Journal

It’s that time of the year again when we ask all clubs, organisations and  individuals to please submit their contributions for the journal. Where at all possible we ask that all material be e-mailed ([email protected]) or sent on disk to facilitate early publication of journal. Photos can be dropped in to the office at C.D. Printing, The deadline for receipt of material is October 31st.  

Charity Concert  in Aid of Pieta House– 31st October at The Pavilion, Red Cow Moran Hotel

Artists from across the Irish Music Industry are coming together for one night only at The Pavillion, Red Cow Moran Hotel, Dublin – in aid of Pieta House Suicide and Self Harm Crisis Centre.

The evening, organised by Tom Moran of the Bewley’s & Moran Hotel Group, is full of talent from across the Irish Music Scene. The event follows a recent 250KM sponsored walk from Limerick to Dublin, which Tom Moran and his fellow “tomathoners”completed to raise awareness and funds for Pieta House.  Mr Moran was joined by Brendan Grace, Pat Shortt and Ronnie Delaney on the walk and raised over €100,000, this will be presented to Pieta House on the night.

Tickets only 20 with proceeds going to Pieta House Suicide and Self Harm Crisis Centre

Inclusive packages available at the Red Cow Moran Hotel

For bookings/enquiries contact the Red Cow Booking Office at 014593650 or by e-mail  [email protected]

Confirmed Acts

The Conquerors  – backing Band

Paschal Mooney & Eddie Rowley – co-hosts

Dickie Rock, TR Dallas, Red Hurley

Mary Byrne- X Factor Finalist,

Gerry Carney – who wrote ‘Paddy’

Don Mescall – who has written and produced a song with Aslan for Pieta House

Shay Healy – who wrote ‘What’s another Year’ for Johnny Logan

Puca- up and coming young Ballad Group (5 ‘twenty something’s’ including Ronnie Drew’s nephew)

Kayleigh Cullinan – 16 year Soprano singer.

Daragh McGann – classical tenor.

Brendan Grace, June Rodgers.

Other ‘hopeful acts’ – awaiting confirmation

Brian Kennedy, The Sawdoctors, Paul Harrington & Charlie McGetigan , Paddy Cole, Johnny Logan, Mick Flavin and Big Tom