Expressions of Interest Invited for Town and Village Scheme

Expressions of Interest Invited for Town and Village Scheme

Expressions of interest are being invited from members of the public and local, community, voluntary groups for a share of grant aid under the 2017 Town and Village Renewal Scheme. The Town and Village Renewal Scheme is an initiative under the Government’s Action Plan for Rural Development, Realising our Rural Potential, and is part ofRead more…

Twins to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Charter Signing

Twins to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Charter Signing

The still developing twinning ambitions between Bannalec, in Brittany and Castleisland go back a few years beyond the decade being celebrated in Browne’s Bar here in Castleisland on this Sunday night, April 30th at 8pm. Newly appointed, Castleisland Chamber Alliance events committee member, Neil Browne has sent out invitations to the gathering. The Twinning ProcessRead more…

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Good Luck to Labhaoise and Kayla Congratulations to Labhaoise Walmsley and Kayla O’Connor who are both involved with the Kerry Ladies Minor team that take on Cork this coming Bank Holiday Monday May 1st.  This game will be played on the Dr.Croke’s Pitch on Lewis Road. Killarney. Throw in at 1pm. Seniors off to CaherciveenRead more…

Presentation Sisters to be Honoured by Day Care Centre

Presentation Sisters to be Honoured by Day Care Centre

It is approaching two decades on from the announcement that the Presentation Order in Castleisland had donated the land necessary to facilitate the building of the town’s proposed day care centre. That announcement was made in June 2000 and it meant a full steam ahead programme of work and fundraising to get the plan fromRead more…

Cameras to Roll for Finale of Hit Drama Patrick

Cameras to Roll for Finale of Hit Drama Patrick

It’s going to be lights, camera and action for the hit drama ‘Patrick’ when it returns for one night only in the INEC in Killarney on Thursday, May 11th.  The powerful show had a hugely-successful run last year in Rathmore and the INEC when over 7,000 people witnessed the story of Rathmore native, Captain PatrickRead more…

Details of 158th Castleisland Races Launched

Details of 158th Castleisland Races Launched

Castleisland Race Committee has launched details of the 158th running of the meeting. The one-day event will be held on the Powell’s Road lands of Maurice Brosnan on Sunday, June 4th from 12:30pm. There will be a card of 10 top class flat races with leading horses from Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales taking part.Read more…

All Welcome to Community College 30th Celebrations

All Welcome to Community College 30th Celebrations

Castleisland Community College will put the final touch to its 30th anniversary 1987 – 2017 celebrations on Friday evening May 19th. It was decided earlier this year to mark the occasion of the establishment of the college in its present location in 1987 by holding three events to celebrate the three decades at Tonbwee. TractorRead more…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-up

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-up

Coiste na nÓg Quiz at Roche’s Bar Knocknagoshel GAA Club is holding a fundraising quiz in support of Coiste na nÓg on this Friday night, April 28th at 9pm sharp in Roche’s Bar, Knocknagoshel. Quizmaster supreme, Eddie Barrett will MC what is sure to be an enjoyable and entertaining night. Your support is greatly anticipated.Read more…

Abbeyfeale Prepares for Remembering Zoë Cycle Challenge

Abbeyfeale Prepares for Remembering Zoë Cycle Challenge

Remembering Zoë Cycle on May 14th.  The third Remembering Zoë Cycle Challenge around the eight parishes which surround Abbeyfeale will be held on Sunday, May 14th. There are three route options available to participants: 110 km, 75 km or 40 km and online registration is now open – you can register by clicking on: https://register.primoevents.com/ps/event/RememberingZoeCycleChallengeRead more…

Presentation Project on The Moonlighters Ready to View

Presentation Project on The Moonlighters Ready to View

St. Joseph’s Presentation Secondary School, Castleisland was one of just six schools in the south of Ireland chosen to take part in the North / South History Initiative late last year. The initiative is run as part of a joint collaboration between The Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST) and the School Development Service (SDS)Read more…