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Photo/s(c)patkiely2004 (Sept. 04)

Meet some of the business people who operate in Lismore.

l to  r. Akram Hanna, (Mari Mina Pharmacy), Gino Lommano, (Cafe Molise),

James Hyde, (Lismore Books), Kathleen O' Flynn, (The Castle Lodge pub & restaurant)


Shaun & Daphne Power, (Cahill's, sweets & fancy goods shop), who

 have all opened new businesses in the town in the last seven years..


Margaret Lee & Peter Cleary recently giving out 'learn to read & write,' literature for adults, outside Willie Roche's Centra in Lismore.

as featured in the Dungarvan Observer,

Kiely's comments column Oct.5th 2005. pic (c) pat kiely.

photo (c) pat kiely 2004. (Oct.)

Anna Murphy and Connie Dowd from Lismore, collecting on Honey Day in aid of the

Down Syndrome Society Ireland, with Connie's granddaughter, Rachel.

Hard At Work!

photo (c) pat kiely 2004. (Oct.)

Lismore customer, Anthony Glavin watches,

as Tyre Fitter, Jamie Walsh checks out the tyres on

Anthony's car, at a new tyre repair unit in the

recently opened business park, in Mayfield, Lismore.

photo (c) pat kiely 2004. (Oct.)

Rev.William 'Billy' Beare, Dean Of St. Carthage's Cathedral, Lismore,

with his 15 year old pet cat, Blaize.

photo (c) pat kiely 2004. (Sept.)

Joan Bolger and Jo Lineen in Lismore

Millennium Park at a recent tidy towns celebration.


Photo (c) pat kiely 2004 (Oct.04)

Actors, Clelia Murphy (alias Niamh) and Claudia Carroll (alias Nicola)  from the RTE TV soap, Fair City,

 were in Lismore last week. Claudia on the right, was signing copies of her new book,

 a hilarious romantic novel called, 'He Loves Me Not, He Loves Me.'

In The Park!

Photo (c) pat kiely 2004 (Oct.04)

Lismore ladies, Margaret Cummins and Cassie Hyland

enjoying some winter sunshine in the Millennium Park.

Second World war Pilot Visits Ballinameela,Co.Waterford.

Photo (c)patkiely 2004 (Oct)

88 years old, Second World War fighter pilot and author, H.J. Pat Barron, DSO.

Mr. Pat Barron from Canada who grew up in Ballinameela,Co.Waterford,

before emigrating to Britain before WW2,

spent an enjoyable short holiday with his wife Barbara, in Co. Waterford, in 2004,

where he has been visiting some of his cousins in Ballinameela (where he went to school) and in Cappoquin.

Mr. Barron recently had the street named after him the city of Mondorf-les-Bains, in gratitude of his

World War 2 defence activities in Luxemburg, back in 1940.

Mr.Pat Barron with his wife Barbara (on right) with the Mayor of the Luxemburg city of Mondorf-les-Bains,

Ms. Maggi Nagel and Dept Mayor,Ms.Nelly Kremer-Weicker, at a street naming ceremony held in Luxemborg 2004 in his honour.

Lismore Tidy Town's Win, Celebrations 2004!


Photos (c) pat kiely 2004  (Sept.04)

Lismore Town Cllr Helen O'Sullivan giving away

free balloons,the Sliabh gCua Ramblers.

doing their stuff & young set dancers 'on stage,'

 in Lismore Millennium Park.

New Houses in Ballyrafter,Lismore!

Photo(c)patkiely2004 (Sept.)

 Developer &builder, John Browne inspects the site.

Six new luxury houses are being built in Ballyrafter, Lismore,  by Sandylane Construction Ltd.

The 3 storey houses  with views of the River Blackwater and Lismore castle,

will cost between 425,000 and 495,000 euro

(The houses are now almost compete,Oct 2005.)


(August ) photo (c)Pat Kiely 2004)


Jim Tobin, originally from Monamoor, Cappoquin, left

Ireland in the early 1900s at the young age of 16 years, to look for work

in the USA and last week,16 of his descendants from Philadelphia 

came over to Ireland, on a family tree tracing exercise and are

seen here in Lismore Millennium Park, with one of their Irish relatives,

Noreen Tobin-Quann, (centre) from Lismore.

The late Jim's daughter, Mary, is pictured left of centre,

in the blue and white spotted dress.

(July)  photo (c) Pat Kiely 2004)

ReacHing the Big 40!

Congrats to Fireman,Mike Russell from Lismore,

.........................who celebrated his 40th birthday in July 2004.hday in July 2004

(July)  photo (c) Pat Kiely 2004)

Harry's Open Garden!In 2004, Harry and Shelia Brown opened their........................................................

private garden in Lismore

to raise funds for the restoration of the

church gates at the ancient St. Carthage's Cathedral.

photo (c) Pat Kiely 2004)

Peter and his Pet!

Irish Musician and music teacher, Peter O'Connor

from Glenribeen. Lismore, with his pet.

(July)  photo (c) Pat Kiely 2004)


John and Peggy Moloney from Dungarvan visit Lismore.

Peggy organised the first Vintage Veteran and Classic Car Annual Dungarvan

 Fun Run which visited Lismore last Sunday, thirteen 13 years ago.


(July)  photo (c) Pat Kiely 2004)


Members of Tipperary Light car and Motorcycle club  make

their way over Lismore Bridge during the Fun Run.

(July)  photo (c) Pat Kiely 2004)

Are u Being Served?

Colin McNamara, busy at work in Lismore Books in Main Street.

 photo (c) Pat Kiely 2003)

ng A Visit!Billy Clements, who was born in Wales of an Irish mother

and English dad(second from left, front row) who grew up in Lismore,

 on a visit here in 2003, from the UK with his wife, family and grandkids.


July 2004.  photo (c) Pat Kiely 2004)

Paddy Reedy

Waterford County Council JCB driver at work in Ballyrafter, Lismore.

July 2004.  photo (c) Pat Kiely 2004)

Open Garden raises 1000 euro for Charity!

Veronica Troy, second from right,opened her garden in Lismore to the public for charity in July 2004,

and raised over 1000 euro for the Heart Foundation and for Concern.

Well Done!

June 2004.  photo (c) Pat Kiely 2004)

Snooker Champion Fergal O'Brien, ranked 9th in the world, visited 2004.

Fergal seen here, with Mayor, Peter Ahearne, Fergal O'Brien and Dungarvan snooker coach,

Michael Bumster and Fergal's wife Jean, in Lismore Castle Gardens.

June 2004.  photo (c) Pat Kiely 2004)

Carmel Hale and volunteers at the start of a charity fundraising 10 km walk

from Affane to Ballysaggart, in aid of, Self Help Africa.

Carmel is making her second sponsored trip to Africas this year.(2005)

  photo (c) Pat Kiely 2003)

The Duke of Devonshire, owner of Lismore Castle, Ireland, died at his English residence Chatsworth House on May 4th.2004.

Some time ago the Duke was interviewed about his thoughts about death click this link to see the BBC video interview archive

He is succeeded by his son,Lord Hartington.

Please click!

Click for more info about the Late Duke and his family.

March 2004.  photo (c) Pat Kiely 2004)

Best wishes to recently retired Tom Gailey who  worked for 28 years

on Lismore Castle Farm.

Tom is seen here with his pet, 6 year old Lucy!

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