Limerick: Donal O’Sullivan, Sean O’Dea, Gareth Noonan, Paul Maher, Colm McSweeney, Iain Corbett, Cillian Fahy, Darragh Treacy, Tommie Childs, Peter Nash, Jamie Lee, Davy Lyons, Sean McSweeney, Patrick Begley, Seamus O’Carroll Subs: John Chawke, Oran Collins, Michael Donovan, Jim Liston, Gordan Browne, Tony McCarthy, Adam Kerins, Stephen Keeley, Brian Donovan, Michael Fitzgibbon, Kieran Daly.
Limerick led by four points just past the hour mark, but Wexford, finally opened up and scored three points to cut the deficit to one, before shooting two wides.
Limerick added two more points, but had another scare when a Conor McDonald shot hit the post.
Wexford battled on, but their chance of taking anything from the opening game of the Allianz League ended when sub Barry Murphy scored a late Limerick point.
SPECIAL OFFER FOR THE CHASTITUTE: Enjoy a 4 course dinner at Leen's Hotel followed by a rip roaring performance of John B Keane"s The Chastitute at Glórach for just €30. This special offer is available on Thursdays, January 31 and February 7. To book for both - call the Glórach line 087 1383940. Abbeyside Players with John B. Keane’s The Chastitute are on stage on Thursday, January 31, Friday, February 1, Saturday, February 2, Thursday, February 7, Friday, February 8, Saturday, February 9, Sunday, February 10.
CALLING PARENTS: Abbeyfeale Parent & Toddler Group: 11am – 12.30pm every Tuesday and Thursday, St Ita's Hall. New people always welcome. Contact Mary on 087 9382883.
MARRIAGE OF CONNIVANCE: As soon as The Abbeyside Players finish their run the Abbeyfeale Drama Group take the stage with ‘Marriage of Connivance’ from February 12. COFFEE MORNING: A Coffee morning will be held at the Gate way café the Western Inn Feale’s Bridge Abbeyfeale on Thursday, Valentine’s day February 14 from 11 – 2pm where all the proceeds are going towards the chemotherapy day ward at UHK. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
CONGRATULATIONS: Delighted to hear that Kathleens Foodstore sold a €50,000 scratch card last week and a €500 one yesterday.
CONRADH NA GAEILGE FESTIVAL: Tionól (Irish language and Music w/e) Chontae Luimnigh present the first, hopefully of many gatherings of Folklore, Music, Poetry and History of Abbeyfeale through the Irish Language in Fr. Casey’s Friday, February 8 and Saturday, February 9 with daily admission just €5 per day. The official opening takes place on Friday from 7pm followed by a lecture from Séamus Ó Coileáin from Athea and ending with a traditional music concert with the Murphy family, Riona Ní Churtáin, Denis Curtin and the Flannery Sisters. Saturday’s programme includes lectures, a bilingual walking tour of Abbeyfeale and a traditional music session. All are welcome
IS YOUR NAME HARNETT: Hopefully you have told all the relations about the planned International Reunion next July and they’re all making plans to gather and enjoy the programme that is currently in the planning. Email HarnettReunion2019 @gmail.com for further information or check out Harnett Reunion FB page to keep up to date with all the plans for a fantastic weekend July 11-14, 2019. We’d like to take this opportunity to offer our Chairman James Harnett our sincere sympathies on the recent death of his aunt Mrs. Mary Hickey.