Special Novena begins with Mass at Inse an tSagairt
Any casual observer on the road leading into Baurearagh Valley, or travelling on the Knockduff road last night will be forgiven for wondering what the large accumulation of parked cars was all about. Coillte, the state-owned forestry company, had given permission to open the barrier preventing vehicular traffic from travelling down its forest track. Along the track, in lay-bys and the turning circle at the bottom of the roadway cars, vans and jeeps were competing for parking space. Groups of people, some small, some larger; people walking in pairs or – occasionally – on their own, made their way down to the Baurearagh River. They ignored the stepping stones leading…
‘Drink-Link’ Bus Service launched in Bonane
Tomorrow’s August Bank Holiday Weekend Saturday sees the launch of the new Bonane to Kenmare ‘Drink Link’ bus service. Its official name is: Local Link Kerry Evening Time Service, and it aims to tackle isolation in rural areas such as Bonane. The Bonane – Kenmare – Bonane service is number E7 and it operates on Saturday evenings. Local Link Kerry has published a route with nine collection points. It also operates a door-to-door collection and drop-off service on demand, just like the weekly Wednesday morning service. To avail of the door-to-door service, intending passengers must phone 066 714 7002 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm) or 087 345 2648 (Sat 6.30-7.30pm) to register and…
Eventide over Bonane
Forgive me, this is not really a Blog Post. I drove home to Bonane from Bantry late this evening via the Priest’s Leap road and was treated to a most beautiful sunset over the Bonane valley. I stopped the car and took a few snaps, two of which I want to share with you here. I mean, seriously: Tourists are paying good money for what we can enjoy right on our door steps. We are so lucky!