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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Céad Míle Fáilte!

The illustration is adapted from a photo taken in Curraghmore Estate
in January 2011.

A single left-click on the image will enlarge it.

Saturday, September 27, 2014


Within the last minute
the number of page-views 
on this site
has reached a grand total of
7 7, 7 7 7
Making it possible are viewers from
China, USA, Ireland and Germany,
who are looking in right now. 
Thank you all!
(Sept. 27th, 2014.  7.14pm.)

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014


                                                                                                                                                                As in previous years, prime movers  behind the annual
at the 
Fountain Centre, Portlaw,
were Peggy Cuddihy and Biddy Hanlin.
This annual nationwide event, in aid of the 
Hospice Movement,
is sponsored by Bewleys' Coffee.

                                                                                                                                                         Pictured above are a few of the many contributors to the fund-raiser:
L. to R:  Peggy Murphy, Kathleen Gilman,
Marie Nolan, Patricia Cullen and Dolores Hennebry.

-   oooOooo   -

Meanwhile, enjoying the late warm weather by the fountain, outside, were:
L. to R:  Paul Kelly, Seamus Crotty and Michael Walsh.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014


Good Morning
to you
out there
in far away
M A C A U,
viewing our Blog just now, 
on a very sunny day here in Ireland!

Sunday, September 7, 2014


Roofers at work on Holy Trinity Church, Portlaw,
replacing the ridge tiles on September 3rd .
Although most of the cost has been raised by parishioners and friends,
there is still  a shortfall of over €2,000.
If you'd like to contribute, contact Mrs. Mary Coe, Brown Street.

Sunday, August 31, 2014

The Ice-Bucket Craze

The Ice-Bucket craze seems to have taken over from other 'dares',
and is now sweeping the world,
fortuntely raising huge funds for the
Motor Neurone Disease cause.

This one captured recently in Portlaw!