Friday, 1 May 2015

Listowel Military Tattoo, Turf and The Field at the Gaiety

Listowel Military Tattoo 2015

It's here; the longed for weekend is upon us.

The flags are out.

The traffic management plan is in place.

The bunting is strung.

The shop windows are decorated.

Bring it on!


 Here are a few photos from previous years to whet your appetite. I hope to have lots of photos from this year's event  next week.


Turf to the Rescue

Another TDB poster from 1943, the push was really on to deal with the fuel shortage. At Mass, people were encouraged to cut turf by the local priests. County Councils, the Army, the TDB, all were involved in cutting as much turf as possible.


OConnell's Avenue last week

Beasley's light engineering works

 These Ballybunion Beach shops are set to get a facelift


Kerry Association in Dublin at the opening of The Field

Our own Keelin Kissane and friends from the Kerry Association met someone famous when they went to  The Gaiety for the opening night of John B. Keane's The Field.


Listowel Emmetts Rising Stars

Conor Cox and Jack McGuire of Listowel were honored recently for their exploits on the football playing field with UCC.

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