Posts Tagged ‘Carrick-on-Suir’

Clancy Brothers Festival 2015

Clancy Brothers Festival 2015.
A great range of workshops will be on offer during the Clancy Brothers Festival of Music and Art 2015. The workshops, many of which will be free, take place on Saturday May 30th and Sunday May 31st in various locations in Carrick-on-Suir. Arts workshops include ‘Paint and Play’ run by Montessori teacher Jane McLoughlin for children [...]

Michael Lonergan reflects on 50 years with the Musical Society

Michael Lonergan: a great stalwart of Carrick-on-Suir Musical Society. | Photo: Dennis Barry
Unknown to Michael Lonergan but to everyone on the Musical Society circuit, a surprise was adrift. After the last bow of ‘Hello Dolly’, a roar from the audience and standing ovation as the curtain fell on March 7th after another unbelievable performance from the Musical Society team, Michael Lonergan, Corporate and Patrons’ Secretary and [...]

Emaciated mare and foal ‘dumped to die’

An emaciated foal abandoned on the road between Carrick and Clonmel last week.  		| Photo: Courtesy of Waterford Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
The Waterford Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (WSPCA) has reiterated its calls for a complete ban on ‘sulkie’ racing, following the discovery of an emaciated mare and foal abandoned in a field between Carrick-on-Suir and Clonmel last week. The Society was called to the field last Thursday, following reports that the two animals [...]