The Late Willie Leahy, Tralee Road, Killarney and Brosna, Co. Kerry

The Late Willie Leahy, Tralee Road, Killarney and Brosna, Co. Kerry

The death has occurred of Willie Leahy, Avondale House, Tralee Road, Killarney, Co. Kerry and formerly of Carrigeen, Brosna, Co. Kerry. Former employee of ESB power station Tarbert, who died suddenly on November 25th 2022. Dearly missed by his wife Anne, nee O Meara. Beloved father of Nicola, Noel, Caroline and Kevin. Son-in-law Séan and… Continue Reading

Results of Cordal Community Centre Cards and a Reminder of Sunday Night at the River Island

Results of Cordal Community Centre Cards and a Reminder of Sunday Night at the River Island

The following are the results of the card game at Cordal Community Centre on Wednesday night last.   First: Annie O’Connor and Danny O’Loughin. Second: Mike O’Connell and Tommy O’Connor, Dan Buckley and Sean Walsh. Ladies: Dolly McAuliffe and Norrie O’Connor. Gents: Richie Walsh and John O’Connell. Mixed:  Mary and Joe O’Connor. Spots:  Paul and… Read more…

Presentation Castleisland Open Day of Virtual and In-Person Events

Presentation Castleisland Open Day of Virtual and In-Person Events

Presentation’s annual open day took place recently with the now usual mixture of virtual and in-person events. “Current students including our newest, the first years, were enthusiastic to showcase what we do at Presentation Castleisland.” said Principal Pierce Dargan. A wide range of subjects and initiatives were showcased on the day by both staff and… Read more…

The Late Philip ‘Phil’ O’Sullivan, Wicklow Town and formerly of Scartaglen, Co. Kerry

The Late Philip ‘Phil’ O’Sullivan, Wicklow Town and formerly of Scartaglen, Co. Kerry

The death has occurred of Philip ‘Phil’ O’Sullivan, St. Patrick’s Road, Wicklow Town and formerly of Mullin, Cordal, Scartaglen, Co. Kerry. Philip died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family after a short illness. Predeceased by his father Philip and mother Hannah and brother Ned. Phil will be sadly missed by Peggy and his… Read more…

Brosna GAA Club and Parish News Round-Up

Brosna GAA Club and Parish News Round-Up

Wearing Two Hats and Loving It I get to wear two hats. Notes writer and Brosna GAA PRO. They aren’t mutually exclusive roles. In fact, both hats shelter neatly under the happy umbrella of proud Brosna citizen. Never more so, did I relish my roles as I watched two significant games unfold this past weekend. It’s… Read more…

The Late Joan Brosnan, nee O’Connell, Boula and formerly of Ahaneboy, Knocknagoshel.

The Late Joan Brosnan, nee O’Connell, Boula and formerly of Ahaneboy, Knocknagoshel.

The death has occurred of Joan Brosnan, nee O’Connell, Boula, Knocknagoshel and formerly of Ahaneboy, Knocknagoshel, Co. Kerry. Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family in the wonderful care of Aperee, Tralee. Beloved wife of the late Dan ‘Jer Dan’ and loving mother of Jer, Larry, Julia, Con, Kathleen, Mary, Dan, Jack, Joanie, Den, Tadhg, Liz,… Read more…

Oíche Trom – Oíche Éadrom – 1980 Sliabh Luachra Visit to RTÉ Vividly Recalled

Oíche Trom – Oíche Éadrom – 1980 Sliabh Luachra Visit to RTÉ Vividly Recalled

A 1980 visit to RTÉ by a delegation of musicians, set dancers and Irish language activists from the Sliabh Luachra area will be recalled in vivid detail at the Scartaglen Heritage Centre on Saturday night, December 10th. at 8pm sharp. Noreen Hartnett of Fagin’s Bar presented a copy of the 42 year old recording to… Read more…

First Conservation Works Since 1650s Begin on Castleisland Castle

First Conservation Works Since 1650s Begin on Castleisland Castle

A message from archaeologist and Castleisland Castle documentary maker, Rob McGuire expresses his delight and announces that conservation works have commenced on the ruins of the castle over the past couple of weeks. Since the abandonment of the Desmond Fitzgerald stronghold at the end of the 17th century, its physical remains have suffered greatly. Many… Read more…

The Late Kathleen O’Mahony, nee Cronin, Knockrour East, Scartaglen and Direen, Killarney

The Late Kathleen O’Mahony, nee Cronin, Knockrour East, Scartaglen and Direen, Killarney

The death has occurred of Kathleen O’Mahony, nee Cronin, Knockrour East, Scartaglen and formerly of Direen, Killarney. Peacefully at home, on the 21st of November 2022, surrounded by her loving family. Kathleen, beloved husband of Jim and loving mother of John, Margaret and Danny. Very sadly missed and dearly remembered by her family, daughter-in-law Sheila,… Read more…

Kerry Public Reminded to Be Winter Ready

Kerry Public Reminded to Be Winter Ready

Statutory and public bodies in Kerry are urging members of the public to be prepared for the winter months and to be ‘Winter Ready.’ The HSE, Kerry County Council and An Garda Síochána are encouraging households to make preparations for adverse weather and to ensure that neighbours reach out to older or vulnerable households at… Read more…

The Late Mary Anne McCarthy, nee Cremins, UK and Formerly of Tulligabeen, Castleisland

The Late Mary Anne McCarthy, nee Cremins, UK and Formerly of Tulligabeen, Castleisland

The death has occurred of Mary Anne McCarthy, nee Cremins, England and formerly of Tulligabeen, Castleisland, Co. Kerry. Peacefully, on November 4th 2022, after a short illness. Predeceased by her parents Danny and Kitty Cremins. Sadly missed by her loving husband John, her daughter Martina, son James, son-in-law Omar, daughter-in-law Heba, her adored seven grandchildren,… Read more…