Mad Scramble for Votes as Windows Poll Close to Closing

Mad Scramble for Votes as Windows Poll Close to Closing

The Mad Ones Christmas Window District League went live some time ago and, ever since, members of the business community are locked in a deadly scramble for votes. The winners will be presented with a frightfully unique trophy by an elf – or someone who looks like an elf – close to Christmas – butRead more…

Murphy Family Remember Nora in 5K Rudolph Run

Murphy Family Remember Nora in 5K Rudolph Run

In spite of the weather and counter attractions almost everywhere else you’d care to think of, Sunday morning’s Run Rudolph Run 5K attracted up to 120 hardy participants to the streets, roads and athletics track in Castleisland. Conditions were bitterly cold and wet for most of the run and the participants ran into head windsRead more…

Happy Special Birthday Dauber

Happy Special Birthday Dauber

Sheila Prendiville once dubbed / daubed him as ‘The Devil Painted’ – but in a funny kind of way. He’s busy all day today and his phone has been abandoned and left at post or pillar. He’s out there somewhere celebrating a special birthday. He’s David ‘Dauber’ Prendiville, former winger with Castleisland RFC in theRead more…

Luke is Chopping Local for Christmas Craft Ideas

Luke is Chopping Local for Christmas Craft Ideas

As long as I ran I’ve never heard the words cabinet making and chainsaw carving cropping up in the one breath. I did on Saturday. I was talking to an entrepreneurialy spirited young man with a name made for product labels and for success itself. Luke King was telling me about his, for now, ChristmasRead more…

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club Annual General Meeting

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club Annual General Meeting

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club members held their annual general meeting on Friday night. All outgoing officers were re-elected with the exception of Gerard Murphy who, after two years as PRO, decided not to seek re-election. Pat Hartnett is the interregnum spokesperson until a successor is found for the once-off Mr. Murphy. Glowing Tributes Glowing tributesRead more…

Name Change Proposal for Tralee Credit Union at AGM

Name Change Proposal for Tralee Credit Union at AGM

Tralee Credit Union will hold its 50th annual general meeting on Monday, December 11th. at the Rose Hotel in Tralee. The board of directors reports a very positive year of growth for the company which has offices in Tralee, Castleisland and Killorglin. Assets increased to €220 million, savings increased to €187 million. The loan book,Read more…

Sinn Féin Introduce Bill to Halt Restructuring of MABS

Sinn Féin Introduce Bill to Halt Restructuring of MABS

Sinn Féin TD for Kerry Martin Ferris has called on his colleagues in Kerry to support MABS in the county by supporting the Social Welfare Miscellaneous Provisions Amendment Bill 2017 in the Dáil. The bill is being introduced by Sinn Féin TD John Brady. A Detrimental Impact “The sole purpose of this Bill is toRead more…

Mag and Niamh Appealing for Sudan Bake Sale Support

Mag and Niamh Appealing for Sudan Bake Sale Support

Castleisland natives and Bon Secours Hospital staff members, Mag Cotter and Niamh Prendiville will hold a Sudan Appeal Bake Sale at St. John’s Hall in Castleisland tomorrow evening, Saturday, December 9th from 5pm to 8pm. The women are part of a two dozen strong party of health specialists from the Tralee based hospital preparing toRead more…

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club AGM Tonight at 8pm

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club AGM Tonight at 8pm

Desmonds AGM Night at the Clubhouse The AGM of Castleisland Desmond’s GAA Club will be held on this Friday night at 8pm. in the clubhouse. Please note that only fully paid up members can propose a motion, nominate members to vacant positions and vote. Gerdie Stepping Down Unable to attend the AGM tonight and steppingRead more…

St. Mary’s Release Details of 48th Annual ‘Christmas Blitz’

St. Mary’s Release Details of 48th Annual ‘Christmas Blitz’

St. Mary’s Basketball Club is ready for the tip-off of its 48th annual ‘Christmas Blitz’ on St. Stephen’s Day. The much anticipated programme hit the shelves on Wednesday, December 6th. Club Chairman, Maurice Casey says that this year saw an increase in entries and that players are being attracted to the event in huge numbers.Read more…