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The latest news from Adare, including Community Support information during COVID-19. Also, as we get back to normal trading we report the good news of the reopening of businesses and the opening of new businesses.

Remember to Shop Local and you will be supporting all Adare retailers who supported this community during lockdown, with grocery deliveries, etc.

Important hurling tie for Adare this weekend.

Stars of Limerick’s All Ireland senior hurling final success, Kyle Hayes of Kildimo-Pallaskenry and Declan Hannon of Adare will be on opposing teams this weekend as their clubs meet in a crucial Bon Secours Limerick County Senior Hurling Championship fixture on Sunday evening at the LIT Gaelic Grounds at 6pm. This is the only tie […]

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DEFIBRILATOR ON THE MAIGUE RIVER BANK WALK

Adare CFR are pleased to announce that a second public access defibrillator is now available to the local community. In addition to the defibrillator at the Heritage Centre, a unit has also been installed on the very popular River Bank walk in case of a cardiac arrest emergency along the walkway. The defibrillator is located […]

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Adare goes all out for Poetry Town festival.

ADARE will don the mantle of Poetry Town over the next two weekends, becoming one of 20 towns around the country to be included in the innovative Poetry Towns scheme. The scheme, which is an initiative of Poetry Ireland, will also see Adare’s newly appointed poet laureate, Ed O’Dwyer, unveil his newly-minted poem about Adare. […]

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Poetry in the Park

Sunday September 12th 2021 at 2pm. Poetry in the Open Air Free Entry. John Liddy Gabriel Fitzmaurice Ed O’Dwyer Jessica Brown Kieran Beville Mike MacDomhnall 5 Speaker stations 1 bandstand and Poetry in the Town Park. Poetry Town Adare 2021 Sat Sept 11th Poetry on a Pew. Adare Village Market Sunday 12th Poetry in the Park from […]

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Slick Adare too good for Monaleen in Limerick County SHC

SURPRISINGLY relegated into the lesser qualifying group of the senior hurling championship last year, Adare made no bones of saying that wasn’t where they wanted to be when scoring an impressive 2-27 to 1-16 victory over Monaleen at the LIT Gaelic Grounds on Friday evening. A game that was tight enough for most of the […]

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Poetry Town Adare 2021 Sept 11-18th

Poetry in the Town Park for FREE! Sunday Sept 12th from 2-3pm. Poetry in the Open Air for 1 hour only. 10 Poets, 5 Speaker stations, 1 bandstand and Poetry.. Booking Mandatory. Strictly limited registered numbers admitted. Book your place NOW https://www.eventbrite.ie/manage/events/168805416545/details Poetry Town Adare 2021 Sat Sept 11th Poetry on a Pew. Adare Village […]

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Limerick hurlers secure their place among the greats.

LIMERICK cemented their place among the greatest of hurling teams with a breath-taking All-Ireland final victory. In Croke Park it finished Limerick 3-32 Cork 1-22 for the county’s first ever back-to-back of All-Ireland SHC titles. It’s a 10th ever title for the men from Shannonside on a special day to mark the centenary of the […]

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Declan Hannon happy Limerick showing no signs of losing hunger for success.

Captain admits the dressing room was calm despite being 10 points down to Tipperary What a difference a year makes. On a balmy day, Adare’s Declan Hannon sat in the fancy-cushioned seats in the Gaelic Grounds and thought about the prelude to last year’s All-Ireland final. “I can remember doing a Zoom call with a lot […]

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Update on restoration works to the Adare Fountain.

As its National Heritage week here’s a quick update on the restoration work currently nearing completion on the Countess of Dunraven fountain in Adare. The fountain is one of many heritage sites in our village. It was gifted to the people of Adare by the Countess of Dunraven in 1855 in recognition of the role […]

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“En Plein Air” Outdoor Painting Competition 2021 is a great success.

On a warm and typical summer’s day on the banks of the Maigue, artists from the region flocked to Adare again to participate in the 2021 Open Air Painting Competition, kindly sponsored by Regeneron. They created a colourful festival of artistic endeavour. Some of the artists were painting in an outdoor environment for the first […]

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