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Autumn in the park, Christmas decorations and sportswomen then and now

This falcon was photographed in Killarney by Tom Healy


Autumn 2015

Nothing says autumn has come more than fallen leaves, empty tennis courts and playgrounds and foggy misty mornings.




More Beautiful Christmas Things in Listowel Garden Centre’s Christmas Shop


Two Outstanding local women

This is a book that was published in 2003, celebrating flyers in Kildonan near Dublin.

Lily Dillon of Listowel

Sophie Pierce of Newcastlewest, sportswoman and aviator.


Listowel Young Kickboxers at The World Championships

Mike O’Brien brought the Listowel qualifiers to the World Kickboxing Championships in Rugby this weekend.


+    R.I.P. Bert Griffin  +

Listowel has lost another of its stalwarts in 2015. Bert Griffin passed away unexpectedly on Friday October 16 2015. Bert loved everything about Listowel.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.


Final Pictures from Ladies Day 2015, more from Listowel Garden Centre’s Christmas Shop and the funeral of a slain Garda


Aprons, Christmas, School Visits and Donie Lyons is honoured

1 Comment

  1. Unknown

    Bert's company was a treasure, he made this world a better place. Many will miss his wit, insight and stories. I will for sure.

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