Weekly Observer Archive

  • TG4 All-Ireland Junior Final LIMERICK………………………………………………………………………….………………………5-6 LOUTH…………………………………………………………………………………….……………….0-8 Two goals each from Mairéad Kavanagh and Rebecca Delee secured a second TG4 All-Ireland junior title for Limerick, who can look forward to intermediate […]

    KAVANAGH AND DELEE ON THE DOUBLE AS LIMERICK ARE CROWNED CHAMPIONS

    TG4 All-Ireland Junior Final LIMERICK………………………………………………………………………….………………………5-6 LOUTH…………………………………………………………………………………….……………….0-8 Two goals each from Mairéad Kavanagh and Rebecca Delee secured a second TG4 All-Ireland junior title for Limerick, who can look forward to intermediate […]

  • With Limerick hurling still celebrating an eighth All Ireland success, we recall the career of Willie Hough from Monagea who cap-tained Limerick to their second success one hun-dred years ago. […]

    Monagea honours its native son

    With Limerick hurling still celebrating an eighth All Ireland success, we recall the career of Willie Hough from Monagea who cap-tained Limerick to their second success one hun-dred years ago. […]

  • Last Friday morning I visited the Farmers Market in Abbeyfeale. I am a huge fan of locally grown produce and can find the best of local organic fruit and vegetables […]

    The mighty Abbeyfeale Shedders

    Last Friday morning I visited the Farmers Market in Abbeyfeale. I am a huge fan of locally grown produce and can find the best of local organic fruit and vegetables […]

  • Friday night 31st August Abbeyfeale Fire Brigade marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the brigade in the town. The celebrations began with Mass in the local Church of […]

    Abbeyfeale Fire Brigade Anniversary Celebrations

    Friday night 31st August Abbeyfeale Fire Brigade marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the brigade in the town. The celebrations began with Mass in the local Church of […]

  • A memorable treat – Join Ireland’s Eurovision legends Linda Martin, Niamh Kavanagh, Paul Harrington and Charlie McGettigan, with special guests The Swarbrigg Brothers and MC Paddy Cole for a night […]

    EUROVISION – THE ULTIMATE SHOW

    A memorable treat – Join Ireland’s Eurovision legends Linda Martin, Niamh Kavanagh, Paul Harrington and Charlie McGettigan, with special guests The Swarbrigg Brothers and MC Paddy Cole for a night […]

  • A public appeal has been made for financial support for lifesaving cancer treatment for 48 year-old Miriam Kennedy from Charleville. Miriam is a 48 year old mother, wife of Liam […]

    Miriam Kennedy Cancer Fund

    A public appeal has been made for financial support for lifesaving cancer treatment for 48 year-old Miriam Kennedy from Charleville. Miriam is a 48 year old mother, wife of Liam […]

  • The clock had ticked into the 79th minute at Croke Park last Sunday when Galway’s Joe Canning stood over the sliothar, eyeing up a long distance free to level the […]

    Limerick, All Ireland Champions 2018

    The clock had ticked into the 79th minute at Croke Park last Sunday when Galway’s Joe Canning stood over the sliothar, eyeing up a long distance free to level the […]

  • 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 […]