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COME JIVE WITH ME, TOM'S WALKING WISH COME JIVE WITH ME, TOM'S WALKING WISH
24th November 2016
This Giant Fundraising event was held in the Headfort Arms Hotel in Kells on Friday night October 28th 2016 in aid of a wee man called Tom Lynch, Tom's wish is to be able to walk and all proceeds from the night and other fundraisers were going directly to cover the medical expenses to help make Tom's wish come true. A great was had by all and here's a selection of photos from the night.
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MOYNALTY HIGH NELLIE 2015 MOYNALTY HIGH NELLIE 2015
24th July 2015
On Saturday July 18th 2015, the Moynalty High Nellie took place on the highways and byways around Moynalty Village in Co. Meath. This is run by Moynalty Steam Threshing Committee and is supported by other "High Nellie" clubs from near and far. It is done at a leisurely pace and is a great social occasion. It starts in Moynalty village, has stop off's on route for a bit of local history and... more more
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CRACKIN 4 CIAN CRACKIN 4 CIAN
1st July 2015
P.J. Gallagher of the TV show "Naked Camera" fame and his 4FM DJ colleague & ex 2FM DJ & Kells native Damien Farrelly paid a visit to Carlanstown on the Saturday morning of June 20th 2015 to launch the CRACKIN 4 CIAN Fund Raiser.
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HOPE - 4 - CIAN TRACTOR RUN HOPE - 4 - CIAN TRACTOR RUN
1st July 2015
This fund raising tractor run took place in Carlanstown on Sunday June 28th 2015 and was a great success financially. The committee thank everyone who turned out for this great cause and made it such a success.
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CHARITY HEADSHAVE CHARITY HEADSHAVE
8th January 2015
Here's a selection of photos of the Hairy Drinkers who have been growing hair for the past 12 months and got it all shaved off on Saturday night November 29th 2014 in Gerry's Bar in Carlanstown. The event was the organized by Jason Clarke and all proceeds were divided between the local Cian McDonnell fund and the local Over 60's Club. Well done to Mandy Shipp and all the lads for doing this very worthy... more more
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BIG FAT GYPSY WEDDING 21st Sept. 2014 BIG FAT GYPSY WEDDING 21st Sept. 2014
21st December 2014
Jimmy Gaffney & his dancing partner Cliona McGivern came up with a novel way of raising funds for their Carlanstown Kilbeg Does Strictly participation, A Big Fat Gypsy Wedding, the "ceremony was held on "Kiernan's Lawns" in Carlanstown ( that's the back of Kiernan's pub to you and me), the drinks ( session) in McGee's in Kells and the "Reception" ( all knackered by this... more more
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Carlanstown Christmas Tree 2014 Carlanstown Christmas Tree 2014
21st December 2014
Santa made his second trip to Carlanstown inside a week, this time to switch on the Christmas Tree lights and the Crib lights, there was a great turnout with plenty of mulled wine ( non alcoholic ), mince pies and goodies for the children on offer. Once again, well done to all concerned.
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Annalee Fundraiser November 30th 2014 Annalee Fundraiser November 30th 2014
21st December 2014
Teresa and John McConnell managed to convince Santa to take a day off from his busy schedule at the North Pole and drop down to Carlanstown on Sunday afternoon November 30th for their annual Anna Lee fundraiser for Temple Street Children's Hospital, the day was fine and the turnout was massive. Well done to all concerned, here's a few pics from the event.
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CYCLE AGAINST SUICIDE CYCLE AGAINST SUICIDE
22nd November 2014
The sun shone brightly today on the hills, valleys, towns and villages of North Meath for the 50k Cycle for Suicide event organized by Dudley Farrell and a group of cyclists from Nobber. Cycle Against Suicide is an initiative started by Irish entrepreneur, Jim Breen, as a result of his appearance on RTE�s The Secret Millionaire programme. The... more more
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Kilbeg Carols by Midnight 2013 Kilbeg Carols by Midnight 2013
3rd May 2014
On Sunday night December 22nd 2013 Bernadette Curtis with the Kilbeg & Kilmainhamwood Church Choirs and special guest Deirdre Gilsenan held Carols by Candlelight in Kilbeg Church in aid of the Cian McDonnell fund. This was a very enjoyable and well attended night and well done to Bernadette and all the singers for the very professional show they put on.
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Kilmainhamwood Carols by Candlelight 2013 Kilmainhamwood Carols by Candlelight 2013
3rd May 2014
On Friday night December 20th 2013 Bernadette Curtis with the Kilmainhamwood & Kilbeg Church Choirs and special guest Deirdre Gilsenan held Carols by Candlelight in Kilmainhamwood Church in aid of Kilmainhamwood National School. This was a very enjoyable and well attended night and well done to Bernadette and all the singers for the very professional show they put on.
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MOYNALTY STEAM THRESHING 2013 MOYNALTY STEAM THRESHING 2013
27th August 2013
This is a selection of photo's showing some of the going's on at the 37th annual Steam Threshing Festival in the picturesque village of Moynalty in the County of Meath in Ireland on Sunday August 11th 2013.
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Moynalty Steam Threshing Museum Moynalty Steam Threshing Museum
6th July 2013
A large crowd turned out for the official opening of Moynalty Threshing Museum on Friday evening June 28th 2013, the official launch also saw the donation by the Farrell family of an extensive collection of vintage radios which had been collected and meticulously repaired and put back into working order by the late Gerry Farrell during the latter years of his life. Here is a selection of pics from... more more
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Carlanstown 10k Draw Carlanstown 10k Draw
2nd January 2013
Carlanstown Community Development 10k Draw Carlanstown Community Development committee held their 10,000 Christmas Cash draw in Moran's bar on Saturday December 29th and it was mother & daughter combination Mary & Joan Fitzsimons from Kells whose lucky ticket was pulled from the drum.
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Dominic & Rachel's Music Festival 2012 Dominic & Rachel's Music Festival 2012
1st September 2012
Dominic & Rachel Moran held a music festival in their lounge and marquee in the village of Carlanstown, starting on Thursday July 26th 2012 and continuing until the following Sunday night. Here are the local bands which performed on the Sunday afternoon and a few pics of those who were in attendance on the day.
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MOYNALTY HIGH NELLIE 2012 MOYNALTY HIGH NELLIE 2012
23rd August 2012
To launch the 2012 Moynalty Steam Threshing, more than 100 cyclists many of them dressed in vintage clothing set of into the country on their high nellie's from the Museum in the threshing field on Saturday evening July 21st on a nice leisurely cycle, stopping off at Ughtyneill Hall, Carrickspringan Monument and Annesbrook Mill for both refreshments and local history titbits. They were joined by invited... more more
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Carlanstown Marathon / Walk 2012 Carlanstown Marathon / Walk 2012
8th August 2012
Bernadine O'Brien held her 2nd annual Marathon / Walk in aid if The Gary Kelly Cancer Support Centre on Sunday July 1st 2012. The event was a huge success with 150 people taking part.
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Shave or Dye in Kilians Lodge Hotel Shave or Dye in Kilians Lodge Hotel
8th August 2012
IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE IRISH CANCER SOCIETY AND TODAY fm PETER MURTAGH AND HIS MATES SEAN THE JOCK MONAGHAN, NICOLA GAYNOR, ROISIN DOUGHTY & JAMES ROSS RAN THIS VERY SUCCESSFUL FUNDRAISING EVENT IN KILIAN'S LODGE HOTEL MULLAGH ON SUNDAY APRIL 8th 2012. A BIG THANK YOU GOES OUT TO ALL WHO WORKED, SUPPORTED, ATTENDED OR HELPED OUT TO MAKE IT SUCH A SUCCESSFUL NIGHT. THANK YOU ALL.
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CARLANSTOWN SIDE SADDLE HUNT 2012 CARLANSTOWN SIDE SADDLE HUNT 2012
18th February 2012
The Meath Hunt hosted Irelands first ever organised side saddle hunt on the 4th February at Carlanstown, Kells, Co.Meath on Saturday February 4th 2012. The 10 side saddle Ladies came from far and wide including France and the UK to participate. Hundreds of spectators and well wishers lined the village to see this unique event and to give a big send off to the brave ladies together with the Meath Hunt... more more
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The USA DEPUTY CHIEF of MISSION VISIT TO CARLANSTOWN The USA DEPUTY CHIEF of MISSION VISIT TO CARLANSTOWN
18th February 2012
On Tuesday February 7th 2012, thanks to Lucy O'Reilly & Kells Tourism Forum, John Hennessey-Niland, the United States Deputy Chief of Mission, having spent the day in the Kells area checking out our heritage & tourist hot spots decided to end the day with a visit to Kiernan's Olde world pub in Carlanstown to enjoy a pint of Guinness, the craic and a night of traditional Irish music performed... more more
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CHRISTMAS FAIR 2011 CHRISTMAS FAIR 2011
18th February 2012
The was the first ever Christmas Fair to be held in Carlanstown and it took place in St. Michaels Clubhouse on Sunday November 20th 2011. It was a great success and was a very well supported event which was organised by Bernadine O'Brien & Grainne Moran. Ken Brothers had his guitar students there to entertain the visitors and stall holders with their beautiful music.
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KELLS RIDING FOR THE DISABLED HALLOWEEN PARTY KELLS RIDING FOR THE DISABLED HALLOWEEN PARTY
2nd November 2011
KELLS RIDING FOR THE DISABLED HELD THEIR HALLOWEEN PARTY AT RITA DUNNE'S KELLS EQUESTRIAN CENTRE AT CARLANSTOWN ON THURSDAY NOVEMBER 27th 2011. EVERYONE HAD A VERY ENJOYABLE MORNING ...... AND SUR CHRISTMAS IS ONLY ROUND THE CORNER WHEN THERE MIGHT BE ANOTHER PARTY.
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ST. MICHAELS GFC HUNTER TRIALS 2011 ST. MICHAELS GFC HUNTER TRIALS 2011
26th October 2011
St. Michaels GFC held their first of hopefully many Hunter Trials on Brendan Ryan's excellent Cross Country Schooling Course in Carlanstown on the second Sunday ( 9th ) of October 2011. The aim was to raise much needed funds for development work carried out on their grounds at Carlanstown. A total of 184 horses turned out to make it a very successful event. Thanks to all who participated, helped out... more more
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FUN 10k MINI MARATHON 2011 FUN 10k MINI MARATHON 2011
21st July 2011
Bernadine O'Brien has been fundraising for cancer for some time now and her latest idea was a Local Community Mini Marathon Fun 10k Walk, Jog or Run round a route in the parish of Kilbeg. Over 60 people of all ages turned out, some in fancy dress and a total of 1,112.15 was raised for The Gary Kelly Cancer Support Centre and the Irish Cancer Nurses. Everyone completed the course and all were fed,... more more
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KEN BROTHERS & HIS YOUNG MUSICIANS KEN BROTHERS & HIS YOUNG MUSICIANS
7th July 2011
THAT GENTLE GIANT OF A MAN CALLED KEN BROTHERS FROM CARLANSTOWN ( & DUBLIN ) SPENTS HIS SPARE TIME PASSING ON HIS LOVE OF MUSIC & ESPECIALLY THE GUITAR TO THE YOUNGER GENERATION. EVERY SUMMER IN THE BEER GARDEN OF KIERNAN'S BAR IN CARLANSTOWN HE PUTS ON A CONCERT WHERE THE FAMILY & FRIENDS OF HIS PUPILS CAN WITNESS THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS FOR THE PREVIOUS YEAR. OVER 25 PUPILS TOOK PART THIS... more more
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CARLANSTOWN SCHOOL REUNION CARLANSTOWN SCHOOL REUNION
3rd June 2011
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KELLS EQUESTRIAN CENTRE KELLS EQUESTRIAN CENTRE
24th May 2011
KELLS EQUESTRIAN CENTRE RAN A CHARITY SHOW JUMPING COMPETITION FOR THE KELLS GROUP....RIDING FOR DISABLED ON EASTER SUNDAY APRIL 24th 2011. All pics have my LOGO on them, purchased prints will have this logo removed.
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THE CELTIC TENORS CONCERT THE CELTIC TENORS CONCERT
2nd February 2011
On Saturday Jan. 29th 2011, The Celtic Tenors who gave their services free performed an excellent fund raising concert for Carlanstown NS in the St. Vincent d e Paul Hall in Kells which was packed to capacity.During the interval, the school choir under the baton of Bernadette Curtis sang some well known songs and local music teacher Ken Brothers had approx. 20 of his pupils sing and play their guitars... more more
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North Meath Vintage Club Field Day 2010 North Meath Vintage Club Field Day 2010
9th January 2011
North Meath Vintage Club held their Field Day on Sunday September 26th 2010 in Kiernan's Paddock in Carlanstown. The proceeds of the day went to Meath Specialist Palative Care.
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ANNALEE MEMORIAL FUNDRAISER 2010 ANNALEE MEMORIAL FUNDRAISER 2010
8th December 2010
Teresa & John McConnell together with their family and friends held their annual fundraiser for Temple Street Childrens Hospital in memory of Teresa's niece Annalee who died tragically in June 2005 at 8 years of age. In appreciation for the effort put in by the staff at Temple Street to save Annalee's life, Teresa's fundraising continues each year and last year 2009, she raised 12,000 to purchase... more more
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MEATH HUNT HARVEST BBQ MEATH HUNT HARVEST BBQ
2nd November 2010
The Meath Hunt held their annual Harvest BBQ at the Kells Equestrian Centre, Carlanstown, on the 21st Aug. 2010. To get the show on the road some of The North Meath Vintage Club members held a tractor run around the Carlanstown / Kells area. Everyone who attended the event enjoyed the night which was held in aid of the Irish Cancer Society.
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MEATH HUNTER TRIALS MEATH HUNTER TRIALS
17th May 2010
Brendan Ryan developed a Cross Country Schooling Course on his land in Carlanstown which was officially opened by Brendan & his family on Sunday April 25th 2010 and Carlanstown's oldest resident & lifelong horse lover Jimmy Reilly & his wife Annie cut the tape. The Meath Hunt who held their Hunter Trials there on the day were the first to use the facility which was a huge success with... more more
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North Meath Vintage Club Field Day 2009 North Meath Vintage Club Field Day 2009
11th April 2010
North Meath Vintage Club held their Field Day on the last Sunday of September in Kiernan's Paddock in Carlanstown. The proceeds of the day went to the National Rehabilitation Hospital. The day finished off with the annual Gig Race between Johnny " slippers " Gaffney and Mattie " mammy " Reilly which was won by Mattie in very controversial circumstances.
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GRANGECLARE PADDOCKS GRANGECLARE PADDOCKS
7th April 2010
Peter Mooney of GrangeClare Paddocks, Bog Road, Oristown, Kells held his sports day on Easter Sunday where Shane Costello and his pupils exhibited their horsemanship skills and Mattie " mammy " Reilly and Johnny " slippers " Gaffney faught out the Carlanstown " gig " darby where the younger " slippers " Gaffney beat the birthday boy ( 70 ) " mammy "... more more
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Tina Turner Concert Tina Turner Concert
5th January 2010
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St. Patricks Day Parade Kells 2009 St. Patricks Day Parade Kells 2009
5th January 2010
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The Meath Hunt 2008 The Meath Hunt 2008
5th January 2010
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A Day At The Races A Day At The Races
5th January 2010
A mini-bus load of punters departed Kiernan's bar Carlanstown for Navan Races in the hope of making a few bob for Christmas, that didn't happen but everyone enjoyed the day which included gambling, drinking, dancing, being barred from a rural pub on the way home, a chinese meal and more drinking. Thanks Sean for a great day.
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Vanity Palace Beauty Salon Vanity Palace Beauty Salon
5th January 2010
Those of you with wrinkles and sagging you know what, have a new beauty salon in Carlanstown which you can visit, expertly run by Bernie Gaffney who has many years experience in the business. Come to think of it, Brendan Ryan & Tommy Sheridan have now only to cross the road to get their all over tans. Best of luck to Bernie & Vanity Palace.
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North Meath Vintage Club 2008 North Meath Vintage Club 2008
5th January 2010
The club held their 2nd annual vintage run in memory of the late Patsy Muldoon. This year they held a field day at which there was a threshing display, music by Castletown Youth Band and numerous side shows. All proceeds of the day went to the local Palliative Care Unit.
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North Meath Vintage Club Field Day 2008 North Meath Vintage Club Field Day 2008
5th January 2010
This is intended to be the start of something big, the clubs first vintage run & field day, so keep the last Sunday of Sept. free for all future events. As for the shenanigans in Kiernan's bar afterwards, Sean Kiernan is booking the X-Factor judges for the singing, are ya listening Audrey.
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Moynalty Steam Threshing 2008 Moynalty Steam Threshing 2008
5th January 2010
Moynalty, Kells, Co.Meath, Ireland. This was another successful field day organized by the Moynalty Steam Threshing committee and their voluntary workers and they were aided by the Man Above who gave them the only dry day that came in the month of August.
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St Michaels GFC Golf Classic St Michaels GFC Golf Classic
5th January 2010
This was St Michaels second golf classic which was held at Navan Golf Course (racecourse). A total of 38 teams participated which consisted from very best golfers down to the very worst, no names mentioned. It was a very enjoyable day.
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North Meath Vintage Run North Meath Vintage Run
5th January 2010
A record 75 tractors took part in this years fun run. A photo slideshow DVD is available of the run for 15 to obtain your copy click here and email me your details.
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Meath Hunt 2007 Meath Hunt 2007
5th January 2010
The Meath Hunt hold an annual meet on St. Stephens Day, commencing at Headfort Place in Kells and then heading north towards Carlanstown and the surrounding townlands. This is a great day out for both young and old and attracts very large crowds all along the route.
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Moynalty Steam Threshing 2007 Moynalty Steam Threshing 2007
5th January 2010
Poor weather in the lead up to this years field day made life very difficult for the committee, however through hard work and determination the show went ahead and was a success, well done to everyone involved.
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Hands Angels Hands Angels
5th January 2010
Liam and his wife have done many bike runs including all the way round Ireland in aid of Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children in Crumlin. All sponsorship and donations are greatly appreciated.
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Patsy Muldoon R.I.P. Patsy Muldoon R.I.P.
5th January 2010
Patsy was a well known character and member of the North Meath Vintage Club who sadly passed away earlier this year(2007). So that he will always be remembered the North Meath Vintage Club committee have provided a perpetual cup and will hold an annual tractor run in his honor, the first of which took place on Sunday. May he rest in peace.
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Mullagh Fair Day 2007 Mullagh Fair Day 2007
5th January 2010
Mullagh, CO. Cavan. If you want to buy a duck, horse, sheep, pig or even eat a pig, Mullagh is the place to be on the first Sunday in September.
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FR. P.J. Flynn R.I.P. FR. P.J. Flynn R.I.P.
5th January 2010
A tribute in pictures. Fr Flynn won the affection of all who knew him through his parish duties and his love of Irish music. Fr P.J. was a gentle and unassuming man who left an impression in the hearts of all who knew him, may he rest in peace.
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North Meath Vintage Club 2007 North Meath Vintage Club 2007
5th January 2010
Took part in the Working Vintage Tractor World Record Breaking Event in Cooley, Co. Louth on August 5th 2007, where 4,572 vintage tractors worked in the one field at the same time. These guys also held a local vintage tractor run on 27/05/07 and raised 12,150 for St.Joseph's Preschool for the Visually impaired, well done lads.
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Moynalty Stream Threshing 2006 Moynalty Stream Threshing 2006
5th January 2010
Moynalty, Kells, Co.Meath, Ireland. Established in 1976 and has been going from strength to strength ever since. Their annual field day is on the second Sunday of August and it's well worth a visit.
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