Lough Derg RNLI Fundraising Campaign, Mayday, May 1 2018

Do your bit, fund our kit – help save lives on our inland waterways & at sea, support Lough Derg RNLIs fundraising this Mayday The people of Dromineer, Nenagh and North Tipperary are being encouraged to support Lough Derg RNLIs fundraising campaign, Tuesday May 1, to help raise vital funds for the Royal National Lifeboat […]

Fun and Adventure as Lough Derg Blueway Opens for Business

  The Lough Derg Blueway was officially launched on Tuesday 6th March 2018 at a special ceremony in Killaloe in the presence of providers of commercial and recreation service providers around Lough Derg. The launch of the initiative is the culmination of a successful partnership between Clare, Tipperary and Galway County Councils, the Lough Derg Marketing Group […]

Dromineer Literary Festival Presents A Poetry Day Ireland Reading By Martin Figura And Helen Ivory

The Dromineer Literary Festival in association with Nenagh Arts Centre will celebrate Poetry Day Ireland, April 27, with readings by Helen Ivory and Martin Figura. On their first visit to Ireland, the readings by two of the UKs much loved poets is an event not to be missed! The theme for Poetry Day is Poetry Connects. […]

Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat Launched After Cruiser Runs Aground by Scilly Islands

Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat was requested to launch by Valentia Coast Guard, to assist 4 people after their 34ft cruiser ran aground by the Scilly Islands on Lough Derg.   At 1.39pm, the lifeboat launched with helm Ger Egan, Lian Knight and Delia Ho on board. Winds was east-southeasterly, Force 3. Visibility was good. The […]

Poetry at Dromineer Literary Festival October 6th to 9th 2016

The twelfth annual Dromineer Literary Festival takes place October 6-9 this year. Our Poetry Evening takes place Friday, October 7 at 8pm at Dún Mhuire, Pearse Street, Nenagh (please note venue). We are excited and honoured to have internationally acclaimed and multi-award winning poets Colette Bryce, Don Share and Robert Peake read at this event. These […]

Fiction at Dromineer Literary Festival October 6-9 2016

Fiction at Dromineer Literary Festival 2016 with: Anne Enright Anthony Glavin Aideen Henry Rick O’Shea Danielle McLaughlin Órfhlaith Foyle Marita Conlon McKenna The twelfth annual Dromineer Literary Festival takes place October 6-9 this year. We are delighted to have some of the best Irish fiction writers participating at the festival this year, including our Laureate […]

Dromineer Literary Festival October 6th to 9th 2016

From its inaugural festival in November 2004, Dromineer Literary Festival has grown into a much loved and warmly anticipated event on the autumn literary calendar. It’s a testament to the hard work of the volunteer committee that the festival enjoys the reputation and success that 
it has today. Establishing a festival of this calibre is

This weekend – October 1st to 4th Dromineer Literary Festival 2015

The Dromineer Literary Festival committee has all arrangements in place now, for the 2015 festival. We look forward, very much, to meeting you at the various events. In recent days, past participants have been emailing their good wishes and comments on their experiences at Drominner; the welcome extended from our entire community features strongly in […]

Dromineer Literary Festival October 1st to 4th 2015

Highlights 2015:    Performance Peter Sheridan’s One-man play ’44 Seville Place’ Thursday Oct. 1 8pm Nenagh Arts Centre, Banba Sq. Nenagh   Poetry Poetry Evening with George Szirtes, Pascale Petit, Billy Ramsell, introduced byThomas McCarthy. Friday Oct. 2 8pm Nenagh Arts Centre, Banba Sq. Nenagh   The Launching Party with Breda Wall Ryan, Victoria Kennefick, […]

Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat celebrated its 10th birthday

On May 25, 2014, the Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat Station celebrated its tenth birthday.  In those ten years, the lifeboat has launched 236 times, 60 of those at night. Volunteer crews have rescued 322 people and saved the lives of three people ( the distinction for lives saved versus people rescued, is that for the […]

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