5K Walk in Honour of Connie Fitzgerald – ‘A Proud Currans Man’

5K Walk in Honour of Connie Fitzgerald – ‘A Proud Currans Man’

The family and friends of the late Connie Fitzgerald of Currans, who passed away after a very brief illness in January 2020, are coming together on this Sunday, May 29th in his memory.  They have organised a 5K Walk around the Currans area,  starting and finishing at the local hall followed by refreshments.  They encourage… Continue Reading

Lá Mór na Gaeilge i gCaisleán na Mainge Dé Sathairn

Lá Mór na Gaeilge i gCaisleán na Mainge Dé Sathairn

Tá lá mór na Gaeilge pleanáilte i gCaisleán na Mainge Dé Sathairn seo chugainn 28-5-2022 sa halla pobail (V93 R 273) ann, ag tosnú ar 10.30 r.n. ag dul ar aghaidgh go dtí 3.00 a chlog. Beidh léachtaí, díospoireacht, comhrá, spórt agus craic ann. An chéad léacht á thabhairt ag Pádraig Ó Súilleabháin ó Ghníomh… Continue Reading

The Late Noreen Keane, nee O’Sullivan, 18 St.John’s Park  and formerly of the Railway Station House, Castleisland.

The Late Noreen Keane, nee O’Sullivan, 18 St.John’s Park and formerly of the Railway Station House, Castleisland.

The death has occurred of Noreen Keane, nee O’Sullivan, 18 St.John’s Park, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of the Railway Station House, Castleisland. Peacefully, on May 23rd 2022, in the presence of her loving family, in the excellent care of the staff of Clonfert Ward and the Palliative Care Team at University Hospital Kerry. Beloved… Read more…

St. Patrick’s Secondary School Celebrates Cup Double and Teamwork

St. Patrick’s Secondary School Celebrates Cup Double and Teamwork

St. Patrick’s Secondary School recently attended a medal presentation lunch to celebrate and mark the success of their current U-15 footballers. After successfully winning the Munster Éamon Uí Máirtín Cup and the County Russell Cup it was time for the team to have a celebration lunch at Crag Caves. Past pupil and member of the… Read more…

A Bird Box Making Evening with the Kerry Eco-Social Farming Project

A Bird Box Making Evening with the Kerry Eco-Social Farming Project

‘A Bird Box Making Evening’ with Kerry Eco-Social Farming Project will take place on Thursday, May 26th from 7.pm to 9.30pm at Killarney Men’s Shed. “Ever wake up in the morning and listen to the bird song outside your window? Or see a little bird perched on a branch and wonder what he’s doing with… Read more…

The Late Mary Cronin, nee Fitzgerald, Knockardtry, Castleisland and formerly of Farmers Bridge

The Late Mary Cronin, nee Fitzgerald, Knockardtry, Castleisland and formerly of Farmers Bridge

The death has occurred of Mary Cronin, nee Fitzgerald, Knockardtry, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of Farmers Bridge, Tralee. Peacefully at home on May 20th 2022 in the presence and care of her loving family. Beloved wife of the late John. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her family: Peter, Helen, Mike, J.P.,Margaret, Mary and… Read more…

‘My Little Library Bags’ for all Children Starting School this Year

‘My Little Library Bags’ for all Children Starting School this Year

To help children to navigate starting school, your local library has put together a bag of books just for them that can be collected at any library. Castleisland librarian, Eileen Murphy sent a notice for the attention of our much younger readers about the ‘My Little Library Bag’ initiative. This is a collaboration between libraries,… Read more…

Kerry Gains Most Blue Flag Awards for its Clean Beaches

Kerry Gains Most Blue Flag Awards for its Clean Beaches

The high standard of the coastal environment in Kerry has been acknowledged with the awarding of 15 Blue Flags for the county’s beaches and coastal amenities for 2022, the highest number in the country. Kerry has retained its current 14 Blue Flags, including 12 at beaches and one each at the Portmagee Seasonal Pontoon (Operated… Read more…

Spirit Boosting Well-Bring Week at Pres Castleisland

Spirit Boosting Well-Bring Week at Pres Castleisland

All at Presentation Castleisland celebrated another of their fantastic well-being weeks recently. “The well-being weeks always spark positivity in abundance, and everyone enjoyed a week jam packed with events that boosted everyone’s spirits,” said teacher Annette Leen. “The range of activities for the week left everyone feeling refreshed and ready for the final month of… Read more…

RTÉ to Record Handed Down Archive Launch in Scart Tonight at 8pm

RTÉ to Record Handed Down Archive Launch in Scart Tonight at 8pm

There must be near a century of layers of recorded music and song from the Sliabh Luachra area in the RTÉ archives by now. Another layer will be added in Scartaglin tonight when the station’s representatives will record the unveiling of the Handed Down Sliabh Luachra Online Archive from 8pm in the local culture and… Read more…

The Late Eileen O’Flynn, nee Kenny, St. Ita’s, College Road, Castleisland and formerly of Roscommon

The Late Eileen O’Flynn, nee Kenny, St. Ita’s, College Road, Castleisland and formerly of Roscommon

The death has occurred of Eileen O’Flynn, nee Kenny, St.Ita’s, College Road, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of Roscommon. Peacefully at home on May 17th 2022 in her 90th year, in the presence and care of her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Con. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her family: Máireád, Anne,… Read more…