Very Pleasant Unexpected Blackberry Treat at Dooneen – Autumn 2013

On a recent cycle around the Glebe Route I came across a dedicated Crew taking a break from a hard day’s work saving silage. And then we met Mary Healy picking blackberries to make delicious jam. Mary very kindly (as is usual for Mary who is always so generous to everyone)  treated us all to a feast of wonderful blackberries. For me it truly brought back fond childhood memories.   Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)

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Here we share a selection of pictures recalling the recent memorable occasion.   When I returned to the same field at Dooneen yesterday – the hay had been baled and stored…and nobody there on that occasion to share another blackberry feast!    Many thanks to the Healy Family and all [read more …] “Very Pleasant Unexpected Blackberry Treat at Dooneen – Autumn 2013”

Regional Report 1182 – 27th August 2013


Eily Buckley

Dia is mhuire diobh go leir a cairde and welcome to News Report 1182 from Millstreet. Fondest dear listeners and I wish you all the very best on this beautiful Autumn, morning.
It has been an action packed weekend here in Millstreet, with the lovely weather playing a big part in the success of the many outdoor events that were held.

Cycling Fest, in the Country Park, stewarded by the tv personalities the Brennan Brothers of ” At you Service” fame. Outdoor traditional Dancing on the slopes of Mushera Mountain.  Canoeing on the Blackwater.

Historical Trail in the Footsteps of the Great Sean Riobard O Suillibhan   al la  the Bard, and lots more.

Our Pipe Band led the Parade at Beal na mblath, for the Michael Collins Memorial Day.  While the father of local television, Dan Joe Kelleher appeared on the evening news recording it all for your Winter viewing.

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