Dry Stone Walling Course A Success

Proudly nestled in the housing estate is a brand new seat, built in the style of the Cashel. The work of local stonemason Dominic Keogh and his enthusiastic ‘students’ carried out over the last four Saturdays as they took on the traditional building method Dry Stone Walling. Check out the photos below… Dominic posted to…

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Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 6th May

Some years ago, when visiting a Religious Sister from home who works in the United States, I noticed this picture on her wall. I had never seen it before and when I asked about it she said it was called “Our Lady of The Millennium”. Later she sent me a copy of it that I…

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Mayo Community Futures

Applications for the new program for Community Futures are open. Kilmovee Community Council & Kilmovee Community Centre would like to hear from any groups who would be interested in being part of the process of doing a community action plan. Please contact Sheila at the Community Centre at 094 9649484 by Tuesday 15th if your…

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Johnny McEvoy in Concert

Johnny McEvoy is one of the most renowned folk artists of the last few decades. And he will be performing in Kilmovee Community Centre His first big break came in late 1966 when he recorded “Mursheen Durkin,” an old ballad from the west of Ireland. It topped the charts at Number 1 for three consecutive…

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Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 29th April

A few weeks ago I travelled to Derry with a classmate to attend the funeral of another classmate’s mother. May she rest in peace. I enjoyed the journey, not least because I enjoy the company and chat though we don’t meet that often or communicate very much. He’s one of those people that you feel you…

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Photos: Kilmovee Comhaltas 40th Celebration

@KilmoveeCCE Celebrated their 40th Anniversary in style last night in Kilmovee Community Centre Joe Byrne (@radiomidwest) compared the evening of music, song and dance. Young and not so young musicians took to the stage to entertain a capacity crowd in the community centre. Guests on the night included Dr.Labhrás Ó Murchú, Ardstiúrthóir of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann,…

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Congratulations to Upcoming Sports Stars

Two sports stars of the future have success and put Kilmovee on the sporting map. Peter Egan wins all-star award The latest wheelchair hurling all-stars were presented today by Uachtaran Cumman Luathchleas Gael John Horan at a ceremony at Holy Rosary College Mountbellew Galway which was followed by an interprovincial blitz between the four provinces.…

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Review: A Spring Celebration

Many, many thanks today to the team at Kilmovee for organising the excellent ‘walks and talks’ event, “A Celebration of Spring”. This was a brilliantly assembled event full of interest and healthy exercise on a gorgeous Spring day which had arrived hot on the heels of a long, wet March and April – a welcome…

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