Photos: Duffy Reunion 2017

I was privileged to be asked to take a few photos at the Duffys (Magheraboy) reunion in Kilmovee on Saturday 1st April. After Mass the family members gathered in the Thatch Cottage for tea/coffee, a chat & family photo. Before heading on a tour of areas that hold a special place in the family history…

Kilkelly Charity Drive 2017

Annual Kilkelly Charity Drive, Sunday 30th April 12:30 – 15:30. Tractors, cars & motorcycles all welcome. Refreshments, raffle & presentation to prizewinners of best presented tractor, car & motorcycle, afterwards in the Corner House. €20 registration fee. All proceeds raised goes towards local families of autism. Please support. See photos from last years Charity drive

Kilmovee Saddened by Sudden Passing of Postmistress

Postmistress of Kilmovee Post Office Agency in the Community Centre Sadly passed away yesterday. Nuala Hawkins (nee O’Hora), Aughadeffin, who worked in the Kilmovee Community Centre as Administrator & Postmistress up until last year and who continued to run the Post Office Agency touched many peoples lives. The warm welcome and smile that greeted anyone who…

Ballaghaderreen – St Patrick’s Day Parade

Ballaghaderreen Tidy Towns invite you all to the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Ballaghaderreen on Friday 17th March at 2.30pm. The theme for the parade is ‘Failte – A Town for All’. For further information and registration forms please contact Ballaghaderreen Resource Centre, The Shambles, Market Street, 094 9862565, ballaghparade@gmail.com or check out our…

Notice from Swinford Garda Station

Please share and pass on to anyone who may not have access to Kilmovee Info this notice from Swinford Garda Station. People dressed as Guards are calling to elderly people asking if their valuables are locked up – these are not members of An Garda Siochana and should not be let in. Please report any…

Photos: Kilmovee By Drone

Photography has come a long way since the first successful picture was captured in the 1820’s. In the mid-1820s, Nicéphore Niépce succeeded in taking the first ‘photograph’, but several days of exposure in the camera were required and the earliest results were very crude. Niépce’s associate Louis Daguerre went on to develop the daguerreotype process,…