Jun 042015

Family Walk – June 7th

St. Pauls Community Centre will host a Community walk on June 7th 2015. All participants are welcome. This walk was originally meant to take place on June 1st but weather conditions were very poor so it was re-scheduled.

Walkers will meet at St. Paul’s community hall at 5.30pm, taking a bus to Bay Lough and then taking the return walk on picturesque forest paths to Clogheen.

This is a free event there is no charge.

Light refreshments will be served in St. Paul’s Community Centre afterwards.

Please bring walking shoes and wet gear in case of rain.

May 112015

Family Walk – June 1st

St. Pauls Community Centre will host a Community walk on the 1st of June 2015. All participants are welcome.

Walkers will meet at St. Paul’s community hall, taking a bus to the Vee and then taking the return walk on picturesque forest paths to Clogheen.

This is a free event there is no charge.

Light refreshments will be served in St. Paul’s Community Centre afterwards.

Apr 142015

Table Quiz – Thursday April 16th

Friends of Civil Defence are holding a table quiz to support the Carey family on their recent bereavement. The table quiz will be on Thursday April 16th in St. Paul’s Community Centre, Clogheen starting at 9pm. Tables of four are €20.

Refreshments and raffle on the night.

Please support this worthy cause.

Mar 162015

Portia Coughlan Cast

Clogheen Drama Group – Portia Coughlan – March 27th & 28th 2015

This years production by Clogheen Drama Group is the shockingly dark and surprisingly humorous Portia Coughlan, written by Marina Carr and directed by Liam Wall.

The play will take place in St. Pauls Community Centre Clogheen on Friday March 27th and Saturday March 28th at 8.15 pm each night.

Tickets are available at the fruit and veg shop from Margaret and P.J. English 052 746 5951 or 087 798 4929 and Kathleen Noonan on 086 2001974.

Dec 012014

Old Convent Christmas Offers

Old Convent Christmas Offers

Christmas Cookery Tasting Demos

Learn Dermot’s tips for ‘The Perfect Christmas Dinner.’ Enjoy mulled wine and canapes around the Christmas Tree followed by a cookery demo & tasting in The OC Kitchen. Perfect for a Christmas Party outing! €75 per person
Thursdays, December 4th, 11th & 18th at 7 pm
& Sundays, December 7th, 14th & 21st at 3 pm

The OC Christmas Gift Voucher Special is on Now!

It’s time for the Old Convent Christmas Gift Voucher ‘One for You & One for Me’ Special!
*Purchase a One Night Hideaway Gift Voucher and receive a complimentary €50 Gift Voucher.
*Purchase a Two Night Hideaway Gift Voucher & recieve a complimentary €100 Gift Voucher.
Offer available until December 5th & all vouchers are valid for use in 2015 & 2016.

December Opening Hours
Open Weekends +
December 27th – January 3rd
for B&B and the 8 Course Tasting Dinner
We have extended our hours this year to incude New Years Eve
+ Jan 1st, 2nd & 3rd. *New Years Eve Reservations Available!*

Wishing you a Very Merry Christmas!
Dermot, Christine, Ollie G & The OC Team

Full details can be found on the Old Convent website at www.theoldconvent.ie.

Nov 132014

Teac a Bloc – November 21st

South Tipperary Rural Arts Group will host the renowned ‘Teac a Bloc’ production by Des Dillon on Friday, November 21st in St Paul’s Community Centre, Clogheen. The show has received rave reviews throughout Ireland and along with Peigí, the trad band ‘Rattle the Boards’ and a host of puppets promises for a great night of music and fun. The show was a sell out success in Clonmel recently where once again it was a magic blend of humour, visual art and traditional music.

The show commences at 8pm and tickets are €15 for adults and €10 for children. Booking now from Lyn 086 608 6638, Breeda 087 696 7661 and from Maureen Creed’s shop in Burncourt.

The picture is the window display currently residing in Carey’s Pharmacy, Clogheen – where Maeve Carey is renowned for her window displays that change with the seasons.

Des Dillon Exhibition

Nov 032014

Brian Borus Table Quiz – November 7th

A Table Quiz will be held on Friday night, November 7th, at the Village Inn, Ballylooby at 8.30pm.

This fundraiser is being run by Laura Morrissey who is travelling to Calcutta in the new year with the Hope Foundation.

€20 for a table of 4.

Please support this great cause.

Oct 312014

Case of Fr. Nicholas Sheehy

The Case of Fr. Nicholas Sheehy: Priest – Patriot – Martyr

A new 250 page hardcover book on Fr. Nicholas Sheehy has  just been published by local historian Ed O’Riordan.

The book is entitled “The Case of Fr. Nicholas Sheehy: Priest – Patriot – Martyr” and can be purchased from Ed’s website – http://www.galteemore.com/Galty-Cottage-Books.html.

Fr. Sheehy was parish priest of Shanrahan, Ballysheehan, Templetenny. (Clogheen- Burncourt – Ballyporeen). He was executed in 1766. The book presents the research of Rev. William P. Burke and Dr. Richard Madden as well as details of Fr. Sheehy’s expulsion from the Irish College in Salamanca in 1751.

Limited hardcover edition now available.  Edited by Ed O’Riordan.

Oct 132014

Louise Morrissey Concert – October 31st

Louise Morrissey Concert

World renowned Bansha vocalist Louise Morrissey will perform in Clogheen with the Ryan Turner Band joined by Gary Gamble (Daniel O Donnell Tribute) at St Pauls Community Centre, Clogheen on Friday October 31st  at 8.30pm. Tickets on sale at The Vee Valley Fruit and Veg Clogheen 052 746 5951 and 087 7984 929.

Admission €20. Your support would be greatly appreciated.