Beautiful snap of a colourful kingfisher by Christopher Grayson
Believe it or Not
I found this on the internet. Could it be true?
A Seán MacCarthy Festival Memory
Tom O’Connell sent us this great photo. No year but the musicians are
L to R
Richard Allen, Eddie Brown, Brendan Hartnett, Michael Hayes who was recently 80.
In case you are wondering about the wellingtons, the session was held after a bog walk.
Were you in Second Year in St. Michael’s in 1979?
Photo from centenary commemorative book
More from Listowel Town Square in lockdown in May 2020
These big signs on the bus shelter outside the church were later changed to advertisements for the charity, Alone. Alone looks after the welfare of older citizens.
Covid 19 has been particularly hard on older people like me. We have had to stay home, and shun all human interaction. Many of our friends in nursing homes have become very ill and many have died. It was a feature of the last pandemic, The Spanish Flu, that it killed many young people. Covid 19 took the elderly.
Social distancing guidelines make funerals very hard for the bereaved. Only 10 mourners are allowed to attend the funeral mass. Grief, for so many, has to be postponed.
ETB at The Butler Centre
Two notices on Marshall Macauley window
Bank of Ireland
This business, Fealeside Financial Services is new to me. Maybe it had just opened when it had to close.
Bike Shops are allowed to open.
Postman, Pat Hickey is very busy these times delivering all the online orders and he is also now a paperboy as many people chose to get The Kerryman and Kerry’s Eye delivered by An Post.