Photos: Kilkelly Heritage Day 2017

The place Kilkelly, the year 2017, the day 7th August it has to be the Heritage day History, heritage, music, song, dance and so much more were on show today as Kilkelly beat the weather (just about) to host another spectacular day. There was something for everyone from vintage bicycles to bouncy castles & air…

Photos: Urlaur Pattern 2017 – Part Two

Half way through the sports at this years Urlaur Pattern, the heavens opened! No, I wasn’t joking… and unfortunately everyone including myself had to take cover, that is unless you’re wanting a go on the bouncy castle. Whilst the sports was on the Michael McDermott Cup was taking place on the main stage. With all suitably…

Photos: Urlaur Pattern 2017 – Part One

Once again the Committee of Urlaur Pattern put on another great day… The pattern started with a well attended mass in Urlaur Abbey with Fr. Vincent & Fr. John where the rain just held off… Followed by music by local musicians warming the attended before John McIntyre and band took to the main stage. With…

Advance Notice Warning From Water Scheme

Kilmovee / Urlaur Group Water Scheme has issued an advanced boil notice. As part of a major upgrade to the system and following consultation from Mayo County Council, members are asked to boil water, used for drinking & food preparation as a precautionary measure from 8th August 2017. The boil notice will remain in place for at…

Photos: #Spin4Keith Presentation

A small crowd gathered to present a large cheque to Keith & the Gallagher Family Present were Adrian Hessian (Mayo Hurling development), Pat Towey (Toweys Topaz/Spar), Marie Regan (representing GDR), representatives from Kilmovee Shamrocks, Fr’s Vincent & John, Brian Duffy (Four Ways), members of the Keith Gallagher Fund Committee, Taverane School and friends of Keith…

Kilkelly Heritage Festival

A great lineup of events are planned for August bank holiday weekend in Kilkelly. Sunday 6th August at 3pm a 5.5K walk will start from the Square with music and refreshments afterwards. All proceeds from walk is going towards a Defibrillator for the area. At 5pm a Duck Derby race will take place at the bridge. Ducks are just €2 each and can…

#Spin4Keith – Presentation

The Keith Gallagher Fund are please to announce we will present Keith, David & Chloe a cheque. On Tuesday 1st August 6pm at the Kilmovee FRC we will present a representative cheque for the sum of €14,000 to the Gallagher’s The committee have a structure in place to ensure the funds are guarded and released…

Urlaur Pattern 2017

The Annual Pattern will take place on Friday 4th August Commencing with Mass at the Abbey at 1pm. Bouncing Castle, Face Painting, Fancy Dress. Sports at 3pm, Soccer at 4pm. Battle of the Bands and the Michael McDermott Cup. Irish United Nations Veterans Road show. Social in Urlaur Community Centre at 10pm, music by MacVees

David Gavin Fundraiser – Charlestown

A fundraiser for the David Gavin Emergency Fund will take place this Sunday, 23rd July from 4 pm. To be held at Charlestown Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool. David’s father Michael has supported the pool as Mayo Water Safety officer throughout the years and we’d like to help in our own little way. Please join us for…

Surprise Home Visit for Keith

Yesterday, Keith Gallagher received a surprise home visit by Mayo GAA star Andy Moran. Keith who is battling leukemia is a huge Mayo fan received a massive surprise when the Keith Gallagher Fund helped arrange for Andy to pop along and present a signed Mayo Jersey. He had absolutely no idea that Andy was coming!…