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Support for Nurses, Midwives and Frontline Staff in Ireland


23 hours 31 minutes ago

Here here!

Dear Dr Tony Holohan,
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your incredible work during this most terrifying pandemic.
All of us felt we were in safe hands with you at the helm.
We relied so much on your guidance as we go through the strangest and scariest of months due to Covid-19.
Just as you have supported the people of Ireland in the past few months, you have the full support of every citizen in this country as you face the toughest of times in your personal life.
We will continue to follow the advice you have given to us as we keep you, your beloved wife and your children in our thoughts and prayers. ❤


1 day 2 hours ago

John O'Keeffe was wondering if anyone has pictures of the river deel before the dredging was done in the early 60s?

O'Sullivan's Pharmacy


1 day 5 hours ago

A great benefit to supporting Rathkeale businesses...


As all Rathkeale retailers are struggling to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, we urge you all to shop local in this great little town. For our small part, we will offer 10% discount on any sale in store (excluding medicines,prescriptions and special offers) if you can provide us with a receipt or proof of purchase within the month of July in any retail business in the town.

For example you buy a coffee at Bloomers across the road, you bring us the receipt and we give you 10% off anything you need. Simples! Same goes for any retailer in Rathkeale which you visited during July. The list below is not exhaustive but names most businesses;

Five Cross Roads Petrol Station
O Sullivan’s Ironworks
Beauty Bliss Beauty clinic
The Wash Board Laundrette
Karen and Billy Hourigans Store
Benji’s Fish andChips
Cafe C
Liam Chawke Electricials
Kays Hair Salon
Ciara McCarthy Beauty salon
Deel Bakery
Bobby’s Hair Salon
Anthony’s Hair Salon
Glow Sarah Jane
Bloomers Restaurant and Catering
Boyle Sports
O Gairbhi Newsagent and Post Office
Heavenly Touch Hair and Beauty Salon
John’s Menswear
Giltenane’s Pharmacy
Patsy’s Fashions
Layna's Beauty Salon
Tadhg O Connor Hardware and Electrical Store
Tom White’s Filling Station
Brid’s Hair Salon
Sean Hennessy Electrical
Rathkeale House Hotel
The Reflection Rooms Beauty Salon

Lets get Rathkeale up and going! Please share to anyone not on FB

Offer expires July 31st 2020. T&C Apply. One receipt/proof of purchase per transaction



1 day 7 hours ago

Rathkeale Youth Space: It was great to welcome back some old friends for some pool, football & a catch up😁 #limyouth #lys with Limerick Youth Service & Youth Work


1 day 8 hours ago

Congratulations, Patrick! Best of luck from Rathkeale.

Patrick O'Donovan


1 day 14 hours ago

Rocky is HOME.
Update: Rocky is home 5 days later but looking very rough 🙏🏻it’s amazing, he just walked in the gate, he is very slim but eating all around him😊 thank you so much to everyone who reposted his photo and helped look for him. I appreciate it so much 😊


2 days 1 hour ago

Thanks, Richard. The funds are welcome and Rathkeale appreciate the few Dail voices advocating for rural Ireland.

Five county Limerick towns to get €1.5 million boost from Rural Regeneration and Development Fund
Niall Collins T.D.


2 days 7 hours ago

Are you receiving a #Covid19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment?

If so, the Department of Social Protection has advised that you need to confirm your eligibility by Mon 13 July to continue receiving your payment.

The simplest way to do this is via the link 👇🏻


☎️ If you have any queries, please call the Covid query line 1890-800-024, Mon-Fri, 9am- 5pm.

O'Sullivan's Pharmacy


2 days 9 hours ago

Another good reason to visit Rathkeale Main Street...


Some of our bloggers favourites 20% off!!
Offer ends July 31st