Daffodils outside the old mart

Who Knew?

All the forks you could ever want…

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A Poem

Listowel Folk Group

Matt Mooney’s photo of the early days of the folk group.

Names as best she could remember by Sr. Eileen Leen

Front L to R.; Valerie Burke, Jean Quille, John Slemon R.I.P., Sr. Anne O’Leary, Sr. Eileen Leen, Noreen Carmody, Catherine Carroll, ?

Back: Peter O’Sullivan, Matt Mooney, Michael Dowling R.I.P. Caitriona O’Neill, Mary Regan R.I.P.,  Margo Spillane,   Joan Mulvihill, Joan McCarthy

(If anyone recognises the lady at the end right on the front row please tell us.)

The folk group sang for the first time at Christmas Eve Mass in 1991.

Mary Moylan’s photo of Listowel Folk Group in February 2024

Front row, Mark O’ Brien, Lucy Scully, Maria Matos, Mia Kennedy O’Brien, Neidin Fitzpatrick,

Middle row: John Kinsella, John O’ Sullivan, Brenda O’ Halloran, Catherine Kirby, Peggy O’ Shea, Sr Eileen Leen, Margaret Payne, Mary Sobiralski, Martina O’ Connor.

Back row: Brendan Kennelly, Tony Flavin, Mike Moriarty, Ernestas Samuilovas, Linda Grimes Scully, Catriona O’Neill, Paddy McElligott, Mary Fagan, Mary Moylan.


A Fact

The left lung of a human is smaller than their right in order to make room for the heart.