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​GRANAGH 1916:​​​

Huge turnout to mark the 100th Anniversary of the 1916 Rising.


​Our sympathies to the family of the late Kathleen O'Donovan, ​who died peacefully on Saturday, April 23rd ​.​Predeceased by her husband Tom and daughter Laura Enright. ​ ​

Survived by her sons, daughter Kay Tuohy, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, sister-in-law Nellie, nephew, nieces, relatives and friends. Requiem Mass ​was held on Tuesday, ​ with burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Also ,John O'Sullivan, ​ husband of the late Peg (nee Hedderman). ​ ​

Survived by his family Brian, Alan, Shaun, Kevin and Stacey, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, mother-in-law, brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and many friends. Funeral arriving at St. Joseph's Church, Granagh, on Wednesday ​ 27th, for 12 noon Requiem Mass. ​ ​

Burial afterwards in Bruree New Cemetery ​​


" Kung Fu Panda 3 " will be showing at the Hall tomorrow evening, Thursday 28th Apr, from 4.30pm to 6.30pm.​

​Adm €5 per child, which includes raffle on the door ticket. Bouncy Castle afterwards.​


​Jim Chawke​ wish​es to thank the people of Granagh for turning out in huge numbers for

​the​ 1916 commemoration. ​

Once again you have proven that the spirit of volunteerism is alive and well in the community. ​ ​

Men women and children made a huge effort to dress in the costume of the time. ​ ​

More than 200 people marched and lined the road from the old creamery, where the march began. ​ ​

The tri-colour was raised at the school,church and community centre and rend​itions of ​ 'A ​Nation once Again, ​'Faith of our ​F​athers ​'​ and ​ ' ​' Amhr​á​n na BhFiann ​'​ could be heard ringing out across the parish. ​ ​

The proclamation was read aloud and an enactment of some of the events of 1916 took place in a packed community centre. ​ ​

The entire evenings proceedings were recorded for posterity. ​ ​

I hope that it will live long in the memory of those who took part and attended.

​Check out web site and our facebook page - Granagh Community News for more photos.​


Limerick Musical Society Presents this fictionalized version of the life of the real-life sharpshooter Annie Oakley and her romance with Frank Butler . ​Boast​ing a score of Irving Berlin gems including “There’s No Business Like Show Business”, I Got the Sun in the Mornin”, “Anything You Can Do”, and “They Say It’s Wonderful”. ​

Starring a superb line-up of Limerick talent including Hilary Orpen, Richie Hayes, Olivia Parkinson, Steven O’Brien, Aodhán Ó Conaill, Pádraig De Bhulbh and Glen Carr.

​ Thursday 28th April to Saturday 30th at 8pm.​ Directed by Des Henn ​, Choreographed by Niamh Twomey

​ and Musical Direction by Maire Keary-Scanlon. ​

​Tickets 061-331549​ or


The following courses ​ being held in ​ the Ballingarry Family Resource Centre (beside the hall) every week.

All are very welcome to join in on these Courses. Basic Computer Course every Monday from 10am - 1pm Arts & Crafts every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm Parent/Toddler Group every Wednesday from 10.30am Personal Development every Thursday from 10am - 12pm​ Chiropody will be held in Ballingarry Family Resource Centre

​ on Thursday 5th May from 10am - 12pm, €10 per person over 60, no appointment necessary. For further information please ring Grace on 069 - 68054

BIRTHDAYS: Congratulations and Happy birthday wishes to the following: - Peggy Tierney, Breeda Sheehan and Donal Hartigan.


Sunday 30th April: ' CRY ' Walk/Run/Cycle Monagea.

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