Please enjoy and reminisce with selected articles and photos from previous editions of the magazine. If you have any views or comments on these please go to the “Contact Us” section of the website and get in touch!!!
It was while I was going to St Michael’s College in Listowel that I first noticed a girl called Peggy. She was going to the convent. I was always admiring her because she was always smiling! We used to meet casually coming and going on the street. She cycled to...read more
Back in the 60s and 70s cutting the turf was something that went on for three weeks as it was mostly done by cómharing, this meant people helping each other with the task.First of all the bank was cleared, which meant removing the top layer of up to six inches down....read more
The Entertainment Scene in Ballybunion during the Fifties, Sixties and Seventies By Marion O’Connor, Lyre
The Central Ballroom, Ballybunion In 1954/55 Matt O’Sullivan returned from England to Ballybunion and he bought the Central Hotel. He had a vision and that vision was a ballroom, so he proceeded to build a ballroom where the Golf Hotel now stands. Before this was...read more
In 1934 when Lisselton Creamery opened first, there were 364 farmers bringing milk. They were short one for every day of the year! There had been a creamery years before at Lisselton Cross where the car sales premises are now, and there had been a creamery at the...read more
I am a third year student in Waterford Institute of Technology. I am aiming to achieve a BA Honours in Health Promotion at the end of the four year course. WIT is one of the few colleges in Ireland who provide this course. When deciding what course to do, I attended a...read more