Where There’s A Will – A Ballymac Drama Group Production

Where There’s A Will – A Ballymac Drama Group Production

  Ballymacelligott Drama Group is in the final throes of preparations before ‘putting on’ the play Where There’s a Will by the late Norman Robbins “Set in Yorkshire, this is a comedy murder mystery with a twist or two, even three,” said cast member and spokesperson, Siobhán O’Connor. The mourners from the late Edie Puddiphatt’sRead more…

Spike Back with Poor Jimmy in Knocknagoshel

Spike Back with Poor Jimmy in Knocknagoshel

The Spike Players’ production of this year’s play, Poor Jimmy is occupying the waking thoughts of Knocknagoshel based thespians these mornings, noons and nights. Most of these nights will find them at the local community centre as they put the final and finer touches to the P.G. O’Dea scripted play. A Respectable Woman The storyRead more…

Find Yourself, Lose Yourself, Learn to Dance

Find Yourself, Lose Yourself, Learn to Dance

They say that dancing enables you to find yourself and lose yourself at the same time. A thriving group of dancers of all ages and abilities congregate at the Ivyleaf Art Centre in Castleisland each Friday night for a couple of hours from 8pm to 10pm. There, they to learn how to dance, improve theirRead more…

Friday and Saturday are Lollipop Days

Friday and Saturday are Lollipop Days

Lollipop Day is about raising funds for research and assisting people with oesophageal cancer. But, Castleisland Pharmacist, Aileen Lynch believes that raising awareness levels of the symptoms and early intervention is also of major importance. Helping Out “We are helping out with the esophageal cancer Lollipop Day campaign again this year. It’s on this FridayRead more…

Lucy and Ruth through to Junk Kouture Regional Finals

Lucy and Ruth through to Junk Kouture Regional Finals

Castleisland Community College Transition Year students, Lucy Setterfield and Ruth Borgeat have reached the regional finals of the Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture recycled fashion competition in UCH Limerick on March 9th. There, they will have 60 seconds to impress the judges on the catwalk. Importance of Recycling Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture is aRead more…

Currow Student Tops in Ireland in Leaving Cert Agri Science

Currow Student Tops in Ireland in Leaving Cert Agri Science

Padraig Broderick, a past pupil of St. Patrick’s Secondary School Castleisland, completed his Leaving Certificate last June. The Currow teenager has now been announced as the student who received the highest marks in Ireland in Agricultural Science in the 2017 Leaving Certificate Examination. Agri Science Teachers The announcement was made this week by the IrishRead more…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Lotto Draw at Moynihan’s Bar The next Knocknagoshel GAA Club Lotto draw will be for a jackpot of €7,000. The draw will be held in Moynihan’s Bar, Headleysbridge on Saturday, March 3rd.at 10pm. Tickets are available fro: Kieran’s XL; Leahy’s Post Office; the local bars and usual sellers. Coaching Workshops A practical workshop for footballRead more…

Milltown/Castlemaine Lotto win for Dingle Woman

Milltown/Castlemaine Lotto win for Dingle Woman

Congratulations to Fiona Kennedy from Dingle who won the Milltown / Castlemaine GAA Club Match 3 €1,000 prize in the recent Lotto fundraising draw. The club’s fundraising Lotto jackpot is now at €18,400. The draw takes place on this Friday, February 23rd in The Castle Inn Bar in Castlemaine. Sincere Thanks “Sincere thanks to all thoseRead more…

Up your Game – Improve your Health with these Ten Steps

Up your Game – Improve your Health with these Ten Steps

Food not only fuels our bodies, it is also used to form every cell of our being and it really makes sense then to think about our food choices and choose wisely! By Dr. Ailís Brosnan Here are 10 steps to help you up your game and improve your health. Focus on Nutrients, not CaloriesRead more…

Castleisland Should Have Stand Alone Municipal District – Ferris

Castleisland Should Have Stand Alone Municipal District – Ferris

Kerry Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has asked the Local Electoral Area Boundary Committee to grant Castleisland its own Municipal District in the upcoming revision of boundaries. “Castleisland town has been neglected for many years, and has not, unlike other similar sized towns, benefited from tourism or industry,” said Deputy Ferris. New Five-Seat District “MyRead more…