Milltown/Castlemaine to Stick Together And Keep It Going

Milltown/Castlemaine to Stick Together And Keep It Going

What a fantastic evening was had at our medal presentation ceremony in the Nagle Rice Community Centre last evening. Our special guests, David Moran and Tommy Walsh delighted the audience young and old with their presence. By Deirdre O’Sullivan David addressed the young footballers encouraging them to ‘stick together and keep it going’ and recalledRead more…

Old Boys Rugby Rivals are Back in Town

Old Boys Rugby Rivals are Back in Town

The touring US based rugby club from New Jersey, whose members have become expert stout tasters through contact with Castleisland natives, are on their way back here with a mission in mind. The Morris Rugby Corporation members have, in fact, two missions in mind and both are of equal importance. They will take on theRead more…

Schools Combine for Talent Show 2017 at St. John’s Hall

Schools Combine for Talent Show 2017 at St. John’s Hall

St. Patrick’s Boys’ Secondary School and Presentation Girls’ Secondary School here in Castleisland have joined forces to present Talent Show 2017. This is a showcase of talent, an evening of music, song, dance and comedy from the students of both schools. Many of the students involved have been performing in public in recent times. NoRead more…

College Planet Savers Progress in One Good Idea Competition

College Planet Savers Progress in One Good Idea Competition

A Castleisland Community College team of Planet Savers has made it to the Top 50 in the One Good Idea Competition run by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland. This is the team’s second time reaching this level of the competition in as many years. The project encourages students to come up with One GoodRead more…

Chairman Praised Volunteers and Fundraisers at Desmonds AGM

Chairman Praised Volunteers and Fundraisers at Desmonds AGM

First Desmonds Lotto Draw of 2017 at Fagin’s Desmonds GAA Club will hold its first Lotto draw of 2017 in Fagin’s Bar on this Saturday night, January 21st. The Jackpot is at €2,600. Tickets are €2 each or three for €5. Volunteers Thanked at AGM The annual general meeting of Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club wasRead more…

The late Aidan Daly, Lyre, Currow

The late Aidan Daly, Lyre, Currow

The death has occurred of Aidan Daly, Lyre, Currow, Killarney, Co Kerry. Tragically, on January 16th 2017. Sadly missed by his loving parents, Batt and Rose, brothers: John, Cathal and Kevin, sisters: Eimear and Róisín, niece and goddaughter Sadhbh, sister in law Maria, partners Kerrie, Deirdre, Patrick and Bernard, grandmother Nellie O’Sullivan, uncles and aunts,Read more…

Michael Mulcahy Returns to Kerry with Schools Drama Classes

Michael Mulcahy Returns to Kerry with Schools Drama Classes

Michael Hilliard Mulcahy, a Dublin based playwright and actor from Kerry, has been travelling to Kerry every week since September to facilitate drama classes with second level schools in the East Kerry area. He has worked with students in Castleisland Community College, St Patrick’s and Presentation Secondary Schools in Castleisland as well as in RathmoreRead more…

Ballymac’s Strictly Come Dancing Tickets Selling Fast

Ballymac’s Strictly Come Dancing Tickets Selling Fast

Tickets for the forthcoming Strictly Come Dancing event which is on February 11th in Ballygarry House Hotel are now available from the following venues: Glenduff Manor; The Halfway Bar; Ó Riada’s and Castlemeats, Castleisland. Tickets for this event sold out very quickly in 2016 so to avoid the disappointment of missing out on the socialRead more…

RTÉ Investigates AHAR’s Castleisland Operation

RTÉ Investigates AHAR’s Castleisland Operation

For years now the Animal Heaven Animal Rescue (AHAR) business has divided opinions into two very distinct camps. People who concerned themselves with the operation at Cragg West found themselves in two diametrically opposed sides. They were either for or against. There was no grey area or no man’s land in this protracted war ofRead more…

Currow Shocked Again With Latest Tragic Accident

Currow Shocked Again With Latest Tragic Accident

Currow has been hit yet again with another farm accident involving the tragic loss of a man’s life. Officials from the Health and Safety Authority and Gardaí are investigating the accident which involved the man falling from the roof of a farm building just before noon today. The accident happened in the Lisheenbawn area andRead more…