Popular Abbeyfeale dog show this Sunday

Abbeyfeale Town Park has undergone some changes recently thanks to funds donated by local groups and this Sunday organisers of the annual dog show it off.

Starting at 2pm in the town park, which has a riverside and woodland walks and also freshly painted playgrounds, it’s a major fun day for families with twelve different categories of prizes as twelve winners compete for best in show.

“There will be a raffle for some great spot prizes and there will be light snacks available on the day also,” Gerardine O’Brien secretary said..

Book lovers unite for Writers' Week

Book lovers worldwide will unite in Listowel for the 46th annual Listowel Writers’ Week and will include some big name authors, including award-winning American writer Richard Ford who will open the festival.

In addition to the main programme of events taking place from 31st May to 4th June, the National Children’s Literary Festival will also take place at the same time and will feature authors Holly Webb, Nick Sharratt, Sarah Webb, Oisin McGann, Ryan Tubridy and PJ Lynch.