Search

04 Oct 2022

In Pictures: Crossroads dancing returns for Limerick community

In Pictures: Crossroad dancing returns to Limerick village

A SMALL community in county Limerick was alive with the sound of music last weekend as crossroads dancing returned. 

Ballinvreena is located in County Limerick, in the countryside between Kilfinane and Garryspillane.

At the heart of the community stands Davy's Cottage which first appeared in the Ordnance Survey maps of 1841 and today stands as the focal point of the community. In 1972 Ronnie Drew and The Dubliners entertained in an open air concert which was a marvellous success. 

Local people have converted the cottage into a centre which has become the heart of the parish.

It is in this cottage that the Ballinvreena Rambling House takes place during the winter on the second Wednesday in every month.

Crossroads dancing takes place from May to September (the first Sunday in September) every Sunday from 8 pm- 10 pm. 

Great music, dancing, and of course tea and cake at Davy's cottage.

To continue reading this article,
please subscribe and support local journalism!


Subscribing will allow you access to all of our premium content and archived articles.

Subscribe

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.