Weekly Observer Archive

  • In the past week, hurling hysteria was overtaken by hockey fever and the country struggled to grasp the enormity of the fact that, for the first time in history, an […]

    Kathryn is a World Cup Gold Medal Winner!

    In the past week, hurling hysteria was overtaken by hockey fever and the country struggled to grasp the enormity of the fact that, for the first time in history, an […]

  • There were delighted celebrations in Foynes Yacht Club at the weekend after Darragh McCormack, Mark McCormack and Johnny Dillon won the Mermaid National Championships on ‘188 Innocence’, the first time […]

    Foynes Yacht Club makes history with National Mermaid victory

    There were delighted celebrations in Foynes Yacht Club at the weekend after Darragh McCormack, Mark McCormack and Johnny Dillon won the Mermaid National Championships on ‘188 Innocence’, the first time […]

  • LIMERICK…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..3-32 CORK…………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………….2-31 Limerick staged a dramatic late rally to force a draw at the end of normal time before putting on a barnstorming performance in extra time to overcome […]

    LIMERICK’S YOUNG GUNS SHOOT DOWN REBELS IN CLASSIC

    LIMERICK…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..3-32 CORK…………………………………………………………………………… …………………………………………………………………………………………….2-31 Limerick staged a dramatic late rally to force a draw at the end of normal time before putting on a barnstorming performance in extra time to overcome […]

  • Saturday morning last, 91 eager cyclists were bussed off to Doolin for the very last time as they embarked on The Ger McDonnell Charity Cycle Finale. Our cycle has been […]

    The Ger McDonnell Cycle Finale 2018

    Saturday morning last, 91 eager cyclists were bussed off to Doolin for the very last time as they embarked on The Ger McDonnell Charity Cycle Finale. Our cycle has been […]

  • All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Quarter Final LIMERICK…………………………………………………………….………………………………….0-27 KILKENNY…………………………………………………………………………….…………………1-22 Limerick senior hurlers exorcised four and a half decades of hurt when they overcame Kilkenny in a gripping All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship […]

    STRONG LIMERICK FINISH ENDS KILKENNY BOGEY

    All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Quarter Final LIMERICK…………………………………………………………….………………………………….0-27 KILKENNY…………………………………………………………………………….…………………1-22 Limerick senior hurlers exorcised four and a half decades of hurt when they overcame Kilkenny in a gripping All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship […]

  • The costumes, Oscar, designer dresses, corres-pondence and personal items of the Hollywood great, Maureen O’Hara have gone on display for the first time at the Foynes Flying Boat and Maritime […]

    €100,000 Maureen O’Hara Exhibition Opens in Foynes

    The costumes, Oscar, designer dresses, corres-pondence and personal items of the Hollywood great, Maureen O’Hara have gone on display for the first time at the Foynes Flying Boat and Maritime […]

  • The award of Honorary Freedom of Limerick has been conferred on the late Detective Garda Jerry McCabe and his partner, retired Detective Garda Ben O’Sullivan. The special ceremony took place […]

    Ben O’Sullivan and Jerry McCabe RIP conferred with Honorary Freedom of Limerick

    The award of Honorary Freedom of Limerick has been conferred on the late Detective Garda Jerry McCabe and his partner, retired Detective Garda Ben O’Sullivan. The special ceremony took place […]

  • Jason Lynch from Athea has come first in the world out of over 14,800 students in the Association of Chartered Accountants Business Analysis Exam. Jason, has just completed his final […]

    Athea student leads the world in exam results

    Jason Lynch from Athea has come first in the world out of over 14,800 students in the Association of Chartered Accountants Business Analysis Exam. Jason, has just completed his final […]

  • A very exciting package arrived in St. Mary’s Boys’ School last week. It was addressed to Mrs Carroll who is the Blue Star Programme co-ordinator at St. Mary’s. She was […]

    EUROPEAN FLAG FOR ST. MARY’S BOYS N.S. ABBYEFEALE

    A very exciting package arrived in St. Mary’s Boys’ School last week. It was addressed to Mrs Carroll who is the Blue Star Programme co-ordinator at St. Mary’s. She was […]

  • The Golden Jubilee of “The Church of the Assumption” was celebrated on last Saturday June 16th. The Mass was celebrated by Bishop Brendan Leahy, retired Bishop Donal Murray and Canon […]

    The Golden Jubilee of “The Church of the Assumption”

    The Golden Jubilee of “The Church of the Assumption” was celebrated on last Saturday June 16th. The Mass was celebrated by Bishop Brendan Leahy, retired Bishop Donal Murray and Canon […]

  • I’m a big fan of Channel Four’s ‘Escape to the Chateau’ that records Dick Strawbridge and his family’s journey of trying to restore and maintain a chateau they purchased in […]

    In West Limerick Born and Grazed! By Helen Broderick

    I’m a big fan of Channel Four’s ‘Escape to the Chateau’ that records Dick Strawbridge and his family’s journey of trying to restore and maintain a chateau they purchased in […]

  • Rathkeale……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..(0) 2 (D. Nash 53, G. Enright 77) Abbeyfeale United………..…………………………………………………………………………..……………..(1) 1 (G. Dillon 41) The Weekly Observer Desmond Cup is back in the hands of Rathkeale AFC for the first […]

    RATHKEALE WORTHY WINNERS OF DESMOND CUP

    Rathkeale……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..(0) 2 (D. Nash 53, G. Enright 77) Abbeyfeale United………..…………………………………………………………………………..……………..(1) 1 (G. Dillon 41) The Weekly Observer Desmond Cup is back in the hands of Rathkeale AFC for the first […]