by Peg Prendeville

It looks like our heat wave is over but hopefully we will have another
blast of it before summer is gone. The heat and sun did everybody a
favour, lifting the moods as well as helping crops to grow and turf to
Congratulations to friend and fellow writer George Langan who has qualified for the Munster Fleadh Ceoil in Ennis with his newly composed ballad – The Pike and Slean. He continues the good tradition of Pat Brosnan and Paddy Faley.
Tournafulla & District Vintage Club is organising a Charity Run &Family day on Sunday 22nd July 11am. Entertainment provided for adults & children. BBQ & Live Music and lots more. Supporting MilfordHospice. All welcome.
Spend a day slowing down to the natural rhythms of the elements through guided meditation, singing bowls and mindfulness practices outside in a beautiful setting in GLIN on Sunday 8th July from 10 am to 5 pm. Booking essential as places are limited. Cost €100, lunch
included. Call Ali (qualified Gestalt Psychotherapist and MindfulnessTeacher) on 087 6452227 if interested.
Ballyhahill Parish Hall committee would like to say a special “Thank You” to the retired members of the ICA and to wish them well. “We would like to say how much the ICA members were appreciated over the years, as they were called on many many times for different occasions, the ICA were always willing & able and ready to help at any event. They were a great group to have using the Parish Hall, we thank them for their care of it. We are very grateful for their recent contribution. The Parish Hall would also like to say thanks for the generous cheque presented to them by the GAA Wrenboy Group. It is good to know that when the Wrenboys visit our homes to entertain us & keep up the great tradition, that they are also so generous to ourcommunity. Long may you continue!”
Last week I included a photo of Han and Tomás Geoghegan. It was lovelyto read their whole romantic story in the Limerick Leader. It seems that great romances start while drawing water from the well!! Tomás
and Han are, rightly, enjoying all the attention on their 70th
anniversary. They are an example to us all.
Best wishes to all those doing exams at this time.