BANOGUE MUSICAL ARE ALL SHOOK UP THIS SATURDAY FEB 8: The Banogue Musical group will be staging their annual music event in the community hall Banogue for two weekends. Elvis would not get a look in with the talent that is taking the Stage in the Hall, Banogue where the atmosphere will be like Memphis. The Gala opening night will take place Sat.8th Feb. and Sun 9th Feb. and the following weekend 14th 15th 16th Feb. The Banogue Musical cast are known far and wide and they will also have the young musicioners part of the cast. The musical show will be directed by Mike Larkin who is known for his Music talents and producing one of the finest music entertainment throughout the region. The cast as follows Natalie Haller - Aisling Scully Jim Haller-Jack Costelloe, Sylvia, Maureen Larkin, Lorraine-Ellie Scanlan, Denis-Brian Finn, Miss Scndia-Sandy Currigan, May of Matilda Hyde- Elisabeth Horgan, Dean Hyde-John Murphy, Sheriff Earl-John Nestor, Warden-Liam Dore, Barman-Tim Dillon, Bus Driver-Patsy Carroll Chad - Ciaran Larkin
GRANAGH DRAMA GROUP BRINGS DOWN THE CURTAIN: Granagh players who staged the “Honey Spike” at Granagh Community Centre for 2 weekends which commenced on Friday 24th January and concluded on Sunday last February 2. They staged 8 nights of Broadway style acting and entertainment. Most nights the sign up Full House indicates how the Granagh Drama group are known far and wide with audiences travelling long distances to witness great acting, drama, song and some beverages. The actors included Emma McMahon, Liam Houlihan, Lily Hanley, Frances O’Kelly, Muireann O’Connor, Teresa Noonan, Tony Sheehan, Jim Chawlke, Patsy Power, John Bennett, Niall Clifford, Marian Sheehy, John English, Kevin Fitzgibbon, Paddy Tierney, Marguerite English, Tom Noonan, Sheila Tracey. The Director of the eight night drama was the very efficient Jimmy Sheehy. An outstanding Community event where all the takings goes to the various community organisations.
FLOOD RISK WORRY: Last weekend which recorded one of the biggest fall of rain and also tidal flooding which hit the Shannonside district, the Maigueside district were keeping their fingers crossed with the fear of the Maigue River invading the residence of the area. The elements were somewhat kind on this occasion. A tree which was brought down stream got embedded in 2 of eyes of the Bridge, the Office of the Board of Works recovered the embedded tree and ensured that the swollen River of the Maigue could make its way to the Shannon River. Some outside community areas were somehow hit; some single residences had to seek pumping arrangements from the Water Department of Limerick County Council.
VALENTINE’S BALL: The Annual Valentines Ball will take place at the Woodlands House Hotel on Friday February 21. This Annual event is a must for social gatherers and those who like to support Music in hotel foyer Four course meal with complimentary wine Followed by music to Limerick band FINAL TOUCH Disco by DJB Raffle on tickets for weekend hotel break and numerous other prizes Tickets 50euros continued. All proceeds on the night to go to Milford Hospice and Pieta House.
ANNIVERSARY MASSES AND REMEMBRANCES: The Annual Mass for Nielus O’Keeffe Anhid at St. Mary’s Church, Croom on Saturday February 1. The anniversary mass for Patrick Noonan, and his parents, Paddy and Margaret at SS. Peter and Paul’s Church Banogue, Sun 2nd Feb. The anniversary mass for Colm O’Regan, Anhid House, at St. Mary’s Church Croom on Sun 2nd Feb. Prayers for Kathleen Tierney South Circular Rd. Limerick, donor of our Padre Pio Shrine in Croom. Prayers for Patrick and Kathleen Punch and their daughters Sr. Maureen and Eileen. Prayers for Michelle O’Connor, Mary and Cornelius Lucey, St. Senan’s Tce. Mary O’Riordan (nee Breen). Prayers for Frank Wallace Knockaderry.
FIRST FRIDAY: Mass in Banogue at SS. Peter and Paul’s Church 9.30am followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 12 noon. In St. Mary’s Church, Croom, Adoration from 10am until 7pm. Mass. The area of Toureen/Bruff Rd. is taking the responsibility of making sure the continuous Adoration takes place. Contact Ora Spillane Area Representative.
KYLEFEA/CAEMORE A.G.M: The annual general meeting of Kylefea/Caemore residents will take place at the Community centreat 8pm on WednesdayFebruary 12. The residents of Kylefea/Caemore had a very active year of painting and planting of flowers and shrubs and paving around the First Steps stone figure. A rockery was built in memory of the deceased members of KylefeaCaemore and a tree planted inside the rockery in remembrance of those who died The Association worked very closely with the Estates Management Team of Limerick County Council Seamus Hayes and Arthur Murphy New members are welcome.
GO FOR LIFE : Go For Life will resume on Wed Feb 12 at the Scout Den @7.30 p.m Usual activities Gentle exercises, dance, Bottcha, Frisbies, Sing Song and Tea. Hopefully the weather will settle and the Daffodils’ appearing will brighten up the landscape as another year of activity begins and who knows a few mystery tours. All are welcome.