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Weather Warning – Extreme Cold

Temperatures across Ireland will be five to 10 degrees lower than normal with significant wind chill and “persistent bands of snow” starting from mid-week. Snowfall will largely affect the eastern part of Ireland on Tuesday but will become much more widespread from Wednesday with significant and disruptive accumulations. Met Eireann has issued a stark update to…

Ballaghaderreen StPatricks Day Parade - 2015

Ballaghaderreen – St Patrick’s Day Parade 2018

Ballaghaderreen Tidy Town, invite you to take part in St Patrick’s Day Parade, Saturday 17th March 2018. The theme for the parade is Ballaghaderreen A Community pulling together. Entry forms for Ballaghaderreen St Patrick’s Day Parade are now available, from Morelli’s. Over one thousand euro in prizes will be awarded. Categories include Best Creative / Topical / Club/Children’s / School / Window Display…

Gardaí Warning About New Phone Scam

Gardaí are warning the public to be vigilant of scams trying to obtain your bank details, and reminding people that banks will never telephone or email customers to send or provide personal details. A number of “vishing” cases have been brought to the Gardaí’s attention in the past few weeks, In one case reported to Gardaí, the…

Bridie McLaughlin (nee Duffy)

Kilmovee Nurse Saw Duty in World War II

Almost 2 years ago I received this article written beautifully by Michael Commins for The Western People in 2004, I made contact with him who in turn made contact with Sharon Lambert in Lancaster, who provided the photos. I feel that this story needs to be re-told, so in the words of Michael Commins, sit back and read this…

Gardaí Appeal for Witnesses

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a man in his late 80s was struck by a car in Co. Mayo on Saturday evening. The elderly male pedestrian was hit by a car at approximately 6.45pm on Saturday 13th January on the old N5 road approximately 2km from Charlestown. Gardai have described the accident as a…

Nicolas Regan Memorial Shoot

A record crowd gathered today in Culcastle for the annual Nicolas Regan Memorial Shoot. Weather conditions were perfect and the large crowd enjoyed the surprise delivery of hot food sponsored by Brian & Martina Duffy (Duffy’s Bar Kilmovee) Local man John Grady was the outright winner of the Nicholas Regan Memorial Cup. A shootoff took…

Track Santa – 2017

The wait is almost over for children all over the world because Santa has started his annual journey. You can track his progress right here on Kilmovee Info (scroll down for technical information about his Sleigh & to use the tracker), as we follow Santa as he leaves his top-secret toy factory in the North Pole, as he…

Update From Santa Claus

Kilmovee Info is pleased to announce that we have had an update from Santa this evening. Bernard is Santa’s Chief Elf and has given us a short interview this evening, he told us the estimated time of arrival in Kilmovee this year, along with some advice and news. “Santa hopes to be delivering presents to…

Santa Visits Kilmovee

Saturday evening a special man made an appearance in Kilmovee with a scheduled stop to one of his favourite places. Santa without his reindeer made a special call to Coleman Cogan for Colemans team of Horses to help with Crimbo & get the Kids in Kilmovee to meet the big man to make sure everyone…