INVITATION: Gather by the Feale Chairperson Orla Dennison has issued an invitation to the launch of this years Gather by the Feale to be held on Friday July 3, at Jack Ryan’s bar on Main Street, Abbeyfeale at 9pm. The Festival will take place from Thursday, July 16 to Sunday, July 20. All are welcome to what promises to be a very enjoyable evening.

BROADCASTING LIVE TO THE WORLD: Abbeyfeale church Webcam is now officially switched on and broadcasting live. Almost anyone in the world can now view live broadcasts of events in Abbeyfeale parish church by logging onto

A direct link from the parish website has been set up.

HERMITAGE GREEN TICKETS GO ON SALE: Tickets for Hermitage Green at the Marquee in the Grove are now on sale at the Festival Office in Mary Dan G’s and on line – – the group were recently signed by Sony and are set to go global so this may be your only chance to see them locally. Tickets are €20 and you will also receive a 2015 Gather by the Feale wrist band which will give access to many of the festival’s events which will be happening over the weekend of July 16 – 20.

GATHER BY THE FEALE SOAPBOX DERBY: The 1st annual Soapbox Derby will take place down Abbeyfeale Hill on Saturday, July 18 from 2-6pm next during Gather by the Feale. It will be followed by entertainment in the Festival Marquee in the Grove with No Direction, Sound as a Pound and Limerick band Hermitage Green. Entries are now being accepted for the Derby.

SINGING CLUB: West Limerick Singing Club are now holding their monthly singing session on the first Friday of each month. The next night in Philip Enright’s Wander Inn will be Friday, July 3. You are invited aPlong to tell a story, sing a song or just sit and listen.