Ivy Leaf Ready to Stage its 30th Kerry Drama Festival

Ivy Leaf Ready to Stage its 30th Kerry Drama Festival

Jerome Stack has been the director of the Kerry Drama Festival for the past 30 years. He’s been in the position since the revival of the festival in 1988 after it had lapsed in 1971. There’s no one in a better position than Jerome to realise how privileged local audiences have been with so manyRead more…

Scart Drama Group Back on Friday March 3rd

Scart Drama Group Back on Friday March 3rd

The real story of drama in Scart over the past couple of weeks was the pressure to put on extra nights as the local group’s adaptation of Sharon’s Grave drew housefuls from all quarters. Not for the first time did the work of the late John B.Keane and an able drama group pack a hallRead more…

Basketball: St. Mary’s Ladies Win in Thriller

Basketball: St. Mary’s Ladies Win in Thriller

Our division two ladies had a thriller of a game against KCYMS on Thursday at Castleisland Community Centre. The sides were neck and neck throughout. By: Liz Galwey St. Mary’s led 10 points to six at the end of the first but KCYMS stayed with it throughout. St. Mary’s had a spread of scores inRead more…

Glenduff Manor for Ballymac Club’s €6,700 Lotto Draw

Glenduff Manor for Ballymac Club’s €6,700 Lotto Draw

Ballymacelligott GAA Club Lotto Results The Ballymacelligott GAA Club Lotto Draw venue was Ballygarry House Hotel and the jackpot of €6,600 remained intact. The numbers drawn were:  2, 7, 9, 27 there was no jackpot winner. Lucky Dip winners of €30 each were: 1. Tom Leen, Kilquane; 2. John Groves, c/o Halfway Bar; 3. JackRead more…

New from Knocknagoshel GAA Club Circles

New from Knocknagoshel GAA Club Circles

John Bell Selected to North Kerry U-15 School of Excellence Congratulations to Knocknagoshel GAA Club player, John Bell who was selected on the North Kerry School of Excellence U-15 team. The North Kerry School of Excellence provides a comprehensive, purpose designed training programme for the development of underage players in the area. It consists ofRead more…

Three ‘Pres Castleisland’ Teams in Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture Finals

Three ‘Pres Castleisland’ Teams in Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture Finals

Presentation Secondary School Castleisland has delightedly announced that is has three teams progress to the regional finals of the Junk Kouture competition. The finals will be held on March 10th in the University Concert Hall in Limerick. A portion of the marks awarded to the teams that will go forward to the national finals areRead more…

Walsh Inspired as Cordal/Scart Minors Went to Town on Legion

Walsh Inspired as Cordal/Scart Minors Went to Town on Legion

Minor County League Round 1. Cordal/Scart 2-18 Legion 1-08 Cordal/Scart minors got the new season off to the best possible start with a comprehensive victory over Legion in this opening County League game played in ideal conditions in Direen. By David Kerins Cordal/Scart led 1-10 to 1-04 at half time. Shay Walsh struck for theRead more…

College and Club Pitch Alliance Off to a Flying Start

College and Club Pitch Alliance Off to a Flying Start

I have sat and stood on soccer-field sidelines on several big occasions for the Castleisland club in recent years. More than once in the course of my hours there have I seen, albeit through a lens, Patrick O’Rourke slip easily into the role of club and team hero. In more recent years, as his seriousRead more…

Marty Morrissey To Open Abbeyfeale Expo

Marty Morrissey To Open Abbeyfeale Expo

Abbeyfeale Enterprise Expo has drawn huge attention from all kinds of businesses, clubs and organisations with over 100 stands booked for the Friday night from 6pm to 9pm. and at least 90 more on the Saturday afternoon from 11-1.30pm. There will be loads happening on both days with a business panel of Abbeyfeale people onRead more…

Sharon Shannon at Ó Riada’s in Ballymac on Friday Night

Sharon Shannon at Ó Riada’s in Ballymac on Friday Night

Sharon Shannon is due to appear at Ó Riada’s Bar and Restaurant in Ballymacelligott on Friday night, February 24th from 8pm. Tickets for the show are only €20 each and many have been bought as presents over the past couple of weeks. This is the third visit by the Co. Clare born musical genius toRead more…