The late Mary Fleming, Tureengarrive, Ballydesmond

The late Mary Fleming, Tureengarrive, Ballydesmond

The death has occurred of Mary Fleming, Tureengarrive, Ballydesmond. Mary passed away unexpectedly at Limerick Regional Hospital on Wednesday surrounded by her loving family. The Flemings in Scartaglin and the McAuliffes and Cronins and her many friends in Castleisland are mourning the loss of Mary. Sadly missed by her fiancé, Joe Cronin, her children DeclanRead more…

The late Kay Deane nee Madden, Ballymacelligott and Tralee

The late Kay Deane nee Madden, Ballymacelligott and Tralee

The death has occurred of Kay (Catherine) Deane nee Madden, of Coolnadeed, Ballymacelligott and formerly Madden’s Shop, Milk Market Lane, Tralee, peacefully on 28th April 2016, beloved wife of the late Michael and dear mother of Richard, Paul, Julie and Muireann. Sadly missed by her loving grandson Mikey, sister Nora, extended family Christine, Martin &Read more…

Leave the Mental Health Budget Alone – Martin Ferris TD

Leave the Mental Health Budget Alone – Martin Ferris TD

Speaking in Leinster House this week, Sinn Féin TD for Kerry, Martin Ferris said he was glad to see such a demonstration by the Mental Health Reform group and the Union of Students in Ireland demanding that the mental health budget not be raided by government again. A Good Turnout “I am delighted with suchRead more…

Milltown / Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown / Castlemaine GAA Club News

Cómhbhrón: Saddness at the passing of the late Frank Twiss It was with great sadness that the Milltown/Castlemaine GAA club heard of the death of former chairman Frank Twiss from Callinafercy. Frank was a club stalwart in administration and fund raising for nigh on four decades. We extend our sympathy Frank’s wife, Eileen, to hisRead more…

Desmonds Edge Currow Out in Thriller

Desmonds Edge Currow Out in Thriller

Desmonds hosted Currow in a repeat of the last years semi-final game in this year’s round two match of the Castleisland Co-Op Mart sponsored Intermediate Co. Championship. This game was played in brilliant sunshine and in front of a very large crowd. Currow played with a strong breeze to their backs and into the scoreboardRead more…

Memorable Win for Cordal/Scart in Div. 3A Minor Final

Memorable Win for Cordal/Scart in Div. 3A Minor Final

On Friday, April 22nd at Na Gaeil GAA Club grounds, the Cordal/Scart Minors played Annascaul/Lispole in a hugely exciting Division 3A Minor Final. Cordal/Scart played to perfection and left the field victorious with 4-11 to Annascaul/Lispole’s 2-10. The game got into full swing in the very first minute with an early goal scored by EddieRead more…

Ballymac GAA Club Lotto Rolling into €2,600

Ballymac GAA Club Lotto Rolling into €2,600

Club Lotto Now at €2,600 The lotto was held in O Riadas Bar on Monday, 18th April 2016 for a jackpot of €2,500.  Numbers drawn were 8,13,17,27.  There was no winner. Lucky Dips: 1. Michael Murphy, Brosna; 2. Aidan Butler, Rathanny; 3. Margaret Horan, Castleisland; 4. Kathleen Riordan, Ballymac and 5. Mike Webber, Tralee. Sellers PrizeRead more…

Currow Student Wins Irish Host Family German Scholarship

Currow Student Wins Irish Host Family German Scholarship

A young man from Currow who loves everything about Germany has just been awarded a four-month, Irish Host Family sponsored scholarship to the country. Pádraig Blanchfield is a student at St. Patrick’s Secondary School in Castleisland will be participating in the study abroad programmme in Germany from the start of the coming September – andRead more…

The late Peggy Horan nee McAuliffe, Brosna and Castleisland

The late Peggy Horan nee McAuliffe, Brosna and Castleisland

 The death has occurred of Peggy Horan (née McAuliffe) Knockognoe, Brosna, Co. Kerry and late of Glounsharoon, Castleisland, Co. Kerry. April 26th. 2016. Beloved wife of the late D.C. Horan and much loved mother of: Carmel, Kay, Connie, Tom, D.J., Jimmy, Michael, Paul, Declan and the late Dee. Pre-deceased by her brothers: Connie, Mikey andRead more…

Spillane an Fanaí in Castleisland Repeat Tonight at 10pm and Sunday at 9pm

Spillane an Fanaí in Castleisland Repeat Tonight at 10pm and Sunday at 9pm

Castleisland will feature in a repeat of the 2013 shot series Spillane an Fánaí on TG4 on this Wednesday night, April 27th at 10pm. with another showing on Sunday night, May 1st at 9pm. The half-hour look at the town, its attractions, its history and inhabitants was created by a Cork based company in MayRead more…