Carriganima NS Christmas Market

2015-12-12 Carriganima NS Christmas Market - posterThe Parents Association of Carriganima National School are holding a Christmas market.

Enjoy a marvellous array of unique handmade gifts, cake sale, stocking fillers, festive inspiration, raffle, cookie decorating for the children and lots more.

A Christmas experience to celebrate all things seasonal, Carriganima style.

So why not join them and begin a wonderful new Christmas tradition suitable for all the family to enjoy.

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Tony Wins European Awards

Congratulations to Tony O’ Brien Master Butchers, Minor Row, who recently won two awards for their sausages at the Commanderie des Fins Goustiers du Duché d’Alençon (the top European awards for sausages and puddings, which is held in France each year). The awards were for Best Creative Sausage for the UK & Ireland 2015, and Grand Prix D’honneur for their Grilled Pork Sausage. (photos thanks to Tom of TMC Photography)

2015-12-9 Alencon European Sausage Prizes for Tony O'Brien Master Butcher 04-800 [read more …] “Tony Wins European Awards”

Tadghy Duggan

Tadghy Duggan of Millstreet was one of the first if not the first in Duhallow to sell the first make of Hotpoint washing machine
To the housewives of the nineteen fifties this was the best thing that they ever had seen
In his truck he brought machines to homes for to give a washing display
And it was known that he sold quite a few washing machines every day

Tadghy Duggan the first i knew of in Duhallow when not many in Ireland
Could speak in French and the words of different languages did understand
For the most part self educated he was one of a brilliant mind
And it could be truly said of him that he was one of a rare kind

Since he was one in thinking who did seem well ahead of his time
And it did seem a pity that he did leave Millstreet when he was in his life’s prime
For to travel and try out his luck in the big World out there
And what was a huge loss to Duhallow was surely a gain to elsewhere [read more …] “Tadghy Duggan”