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Leading in the Carriage.

July 18, 2016

 

 

Pride of Place Judging at Liskennett

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NEWCASTLE WEST SHOW:

Will be held in Ballynoe, Castlemahon on this coming Sunday 17th from 10am.   Features include - Horse Show, Dressage, Cattle, Goats, Sheep & Poultry.   Dog Show, Bonny Baby, Pet Section, Farrier Display, Bouncing Castles and Trade Stands.    At 3pm the Grand National Donkey Derby will take place, something for nearly everyone.  

 

MAUREEN'S DAY TRIP:

Day trip on this coming Sunday 17th July, leaving Newcastle West at 8.30am,  for the Ring of Kerry.   Breakfast and Dinner at The River Island Hotel.  Contact Maureen on 087 - 9845102 if interested.

 

RETIREMENT:

Congratulations to Tommy Moynihan, Ballyagran, on his retirement from the County Council after forty years of service.   He has been foreman in the Kilmallock area since 1987 and has seen to many road repairs in Granagh down the years.   Best wishes to Tommy and his wife Helen for a long, happy  and healthy retirement

 

 

WEB  SITE:                                                                                                                            On the Granagh's web site , we now have  2216 visits.    www.granagh.com .    Latest photos include, Liskennett Pride of Place Judging, Rathfredagh Garden Fete and Granagh school sports day and tours.    Local business's can advertise, free of charge on the site, just e-mail your details to us.      Did you know that  you can send your photos to us by Instagram, using   #granagh.      If you would like to contribute or contact us, e-mail - granaghcommunity@gmail.com

 

 

GRISTON  BOG:                                                                                                                  If you are looking for a different kind of day out, Griston Bog one kilometre outside  Ballylanders village, is the place.   The area has been developed with a railed boardwalk, picnic table and a hut with display panels of the local flora and fauna.    Every Wednesday morning from 10.30-12.00 during July,  Ballyhoura Outdoor Classroom will be hosting guided tours .   During the tour, visitors can enjoy the history and geography of how the bog has evolved from Ice Age to present day. In addition, there is an invaluable insight into how ways of life have changed over thousands of years.   The tour is very popular with all age groups and is suitable for children (games included), active retired, families, tourists and groups.   Adm.  €4 per adult, €3 per child / Senior Citizen, Under 4s free, Buggy & wheelchair friendly.   Free car parking.  Pre-booking is essential as spaces are limited. Please contact Ballyhoura Failte on  063-91300 or emailreception@ballyhoura.com.

 

 

DIARY:

Sun 17th        -    Foynes Air Show. 12.30pm

Sun 17th        -    Newcastle West Show  10am.​

Fri 29th          -    Olivia & IYGO in St. Mary's Cathedral.    

 Jul/Aug         -    Palatine Centre, Rathkeale. Open Sundays 2-5pm.

 

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