Daingean – Crossing Bridges Through Time

Daingean – Crossing Bridges Through Time

Molesworth Bridge connecting the Daingean- Tyrellspass road over the Grand Canal. Daingean is a quaint village with a big heart, and one of its ‘arteries’ is a beautifully built bridge called Molesworth Bridge. Daingean’s single arch limestone canal bridge was built in c.1796. The arch of the bridge is set skew to the canal. Random […]

Celebrations for Tullamore Educate Together N.S

Celebrations to acknowledge achievements for Tullamore Educate Together N.S community.

Celebrations for Tullamore Educate Together N.S

             Flags Flying High for school community A day of celebrations to acknowledge the fantastic achievements of a school community, outstanding educators and teachers, remarkable children and incredible parents. What a celebration it was. First of all Tullamore Educate Together N.S  started  the celebrations off with the launch of their new ‘Buddy Benches’. The ‘Buddy […]

Shining the light……Local Family Business Scully’s XL

Family takes vacant shop to flourishing business

Shining the light……Local Family Business Scully’s XL

Scully’s XL Grocery and Deli sits opposite the town hall in Daingean’s Main Street. How did it go from vacant little shop to a flourishing business? The recession was over and the 1990’s would see the beginning of the Irish economy flourish once again. Sadly though there had been many victims of the recession, Owen […]

Eir Loot Lorry hits Tullamore

Andrew Stanley is 'September Santa' thanks to Eir

Eir Loot Lorry hits Tullamore

To celebrate Meteor rebranding as Eir they are doing an extravagant giveway around the country starting today at the Tullamore Court Hotel. The Eir Loot Lorry will be travelling to secret locations over the next four days and giving away gifts from mobile phones to televisions.   I decided to take a chance and head […]

Competition Winner with Ryan’s Pharmacy Daingean

Competition Winner with Ryan’s Pharmacy Daingean

Valerie Leavy Brewer (right), winner of the Ryan’s Pharmacy Daingean Competition in conjunction with Daingean Online, receiving her fabulous Yankee Candle. Congratulations Valerie, her second time ever winning a prize and believe it or not the 1st time was a Ryan’s Pharmacy prize also. Enjoy the fabulous Yankee fragrance. A huge thank you to Louise […]

Its all Side-ways for Grace at the Mount Briscoe Show

Its all Side-ways for Grace at the Mount Briscoe Show

Galways Grace Maxwell Murphy  promoting traditional style of horse riding for ladies. In 1382, Princess Anne of Bohemia rode side saddle across Europe on her way to marry King Richard II. Grace made it look so easy and so graceful,not sure riding side saddle across Europe would be on Grace’s bucket list. Aidan Flanagan of […]

Mount Briscoe Rare and Traditional Breed Show 2017

Mount Briscoe Rare and Traditional Breed Show 2017

  The Mount Briscoe Show Champion of Champions All in a day’s work for this Outstanding Champion from Co. Carlow Martin Kelly Riketstown Rathvilley Co.Carlow (Far Right )Mount Briscoe Show’s Champion of the Day. Seamus Holmes from Castlefinn, Co Donegal, was the overall winner of the junior heifer class and then took Reserve Champion of […]

Mount Briscoe Rare and Traditional Breeds Show

From Raindrops to Ribbons

Mount Briscoe Rare and Traditional Breeds Show

  A visit to the delightful Mount Briscoe Rare and Traditional Breeds Show It was the last Sunday morning in July and I woke to the sound of raindrops spilling on the roof. I put my head back under the covers in hope it might stop. It stopped, and the sun shone, but for the […]

Shining the light……Carey’s Bus Hire

Everything you need from a local bus service

Shining the light……Carey’s Bus Hire

Local lad Kevin Carey comes from a family of five, 3 girls and two boys. Kevin owns and operates a reliable and  professional bus for hire service which is based in Daingean . He was previously employed at Tom Darcy Tyre Service, Mount Lucas, working there for 5 years prior to starting his own business. […]