Monday, 14 December 2015

Craftfair in The Seanchaí, racing commemtators and Ballydonoghue Magazine

Rermember Me?

(Photo Gilliam Wharton Slattery on What's on in Kerry)

Christie Hennessey passed away in December 2007.


Craftfair at The Seanchaí on Sunday December 6 2015

When I was in The Square at 10.30 Cookarama were just arriving and setting up their stall.

One os Santa's elves was at the door, greeting the families who came to partake in the Lapland experience.

The Crafty Bookworm, Maria Leahy was the first stall holder I met.

Mary Mooney was doing a spot of Christmas shopping.

Dawn Thomas brought her grandson, Noah to help her out.

lillian of Lillian's Bookart had some really unusual pieces on display. They would sure be a talking point in anyone's Christmas display.

Ruth O'Quigley couldn't resist the beautiful tapestry cards.

Pat Murphy of Woodford Pottery is planning to build a new studio in 2016.

Ella O'Sullivan had some beautiful hand made items on her stall.

These sweet treats looked mouthwateringly good.

Noreen Buckley was pondering which Minion to purchase from Kelly.

Cookarama were doing a steady trade. I can recommend their lemon drizzle cake.

The show must go on. Seanchaí staff were kept busy as well.

Canon Declan helpfully posed behind the counter for me.


That was Then

This is Now

Jerry Hannon with his inspirational mentor, racing commentator, Des Scahill pictured recently at the HRI Award ceremony where Des was honored for his contribution to the industry.


Ballydonoghue Parish Magazine 2015

This annual publication is always a great read and this year is no exception. Make sure to buy yours as soon as possible before they sell out. It's a great read.

 photo; John Stack

Every year they give prizes to young and old for creative writing and photography. This year my friend, Bridget O'Connor won second prize for her photo of a swan and cygnets at Ballyduff. In the picture with Bridget are Breda Canty (winner) and Elaine Nolan (runner up)


Ballybunion and Béal

Early morning in Ballybunion photographed by Ballybunion Prints

Béal photographed by Ita Hannon

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