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Skeheenarinky Vintage Club Fundraiser 2014

Skeheenarinky Vintage Club had a great turn out yesterday in lovely sunshine for their Annual Charity run which was in aid of Clogheen Hospital. There was plenty of lovely treats and sandwiches with piping hot tea and coffee for the drivers and helpers served by Alice, Tina, Mary and Mags. There was no shortage of help […]

Skeheenarinky Vintage Club.

A wonderful selection of vintage cars and tractors on the road for Clogheen Hospital. Click on Skeheenarinky Vintage Club for poster and  full details or go to Skeheenarinky facebook page.

Local History & Heritage

  An Gleann is a Raibh Ann The press release from Newcastle Heritage group informs us that “Séamas Ó Maolchathaigh was one of the last native Irish speakers of the Newcastle area. His book ‘An Gleann is a Raibh Ann’ depicts life at the turn of the 20th century; it is a very important account […]

Card Results from Skeheenarinky

First prize with 12 games, winning €300: Seanie and Mag Crotty and second prize with 11 games, winning €130 per pair: Maureen Kenneally and Patsy and Tommy  Dwyer. Lucky tables: Ger and Harry and Jerry and Phil. Raffle winners: Ned Condon, Mick Aherne, Hannah and Mag. The next card game, in aid of school funds, […]

Skeheenarinky Notes 3rd July 2014

Thank You Paul, Helen, Shannon, Oisín, Darragh & Érinn Brennan would like to thank all those who travelled to Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny last weekend for the funeral of Paul’s dad, Edward (Teddy) Brennan, who passed away suddenly last Wednesday morning. Also, to all those who sent kind and comforting messages and phone calls offering their […]

Some photos from Skeheenarinky Gala Day 2014

Out and about in Skeheenarinky 26/06/2014

Hurling Champions Congratulations to Skeheenarinky National School’s team, who won the Co. U-13 7 aside Cumunn na mbunscol hurling final on Wednesday, June 18th, at Semple Stadium. The team played brilliantly and were a credit to both the school and their trainer, Eddie Maher. Please read Eddie’s account of the match in the sports section. Gala […]

Dominus Vobiscum ~ A History of St Mary’s Church, Clogheen 1864 ~ 2014 book launch

St Mary’s Church, Clogheen celebrates its 150th anniversary this year, and as part of those celebrations, a book by historian Ed O’Riordan of Skeheenarinky, titled Dominus Vobiscum ~ A History of St Mary’s Church Clogheen 1864 ~ 2014 was launched at Mass  on Saturday 14th June. The Mass was concelebrated by several priests, Fr Pat […]