Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel Harvest Festival Programme 2017 Friday, August 11th. Tiny Tots Races at 7p.m. in the village sponsored by Roche’s Bar followed by Glamorous Granny and Bonny Baby competitions. All Star Mr. and Mrs. at 9pm. in Moynihan’s Bar Headley’s Bridge. Saturday, August 12th: Timed 5K Run at 12noon from the community centre. Dog Show atRead more…

Search on for Kerry’s Best Young Entrepreneurs of 2018

Search on for Kerry’s Best Young Entrepreneurs of 2018

Kerry County Council Local Enterprise Office has announced that a €50,000 county investment fund is available under the Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneurs (IBYE) programme. The programme is run by over 30 Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs), including the Kerry office. The programme has the support of the Department of Enterprise and Innovation with Enterprise Ireland. OpenRead more…

Cordal Coiste Na nÓg News

Cordal Coiste Na nÓg News

U-16: Finuge too Strong Cordal/Scartaglen played Finuge in Cordal on Wednesday in Round 3 of the Lee Strand County League. Unfortunately, the visitors proved too strong for the home side on the night. Cordal/Scartaglen U-14 Cordal/Scartaglen played Dr Crokes B in Scartaglen on Wednesday. The team played well and got the result they wanted. TheRead more…

Meeting to hear Motions on Issues in Castleisland and Scartaglin

Meeting to hear Motions on Issues in Castleisland and Scartaglin

The next meeting of the members of the Municipal District of Killarney will be held in the Town Hall, Killarney in the morning, Wednesday, July 26th at 10am. The following is a list of motions and questions on the agenda in relation to the Castleisland and Scartaglin areas. Motions number 3 and 4 under theRead more…

Award Recognition for Firies based Kerry Food Hub

Award Recognition for Firies based Kerry Food Hub

Kerry Group in partnership with NEWKD are proud to present a Community Vibrancy Recognition Programme Award to Firies Community Enterprise Development Ltd. This award recognises the outstanding achievement in the development of The Kerry Food Hub, Firies. Since its official opening in March 2017, the Food Hub has brought four new businesses to Firies VillageRead more…

The Crown Gets the Green Light for 16 Bedroom Re-Development

The Crown Gets the Green Light for 16 Bedroom Re-Development

Castleisland is set to enjoy a major employment and tourism boost as the Crown Hotel is to undergo a huge extension and bedroom redevelopment project. Planning permission has just been granted for a 16 bedroom extension at the long established hotel. The development is being heralded as one which will bring this historically significant, townRead more…

World Pitch & Putt Champion Wins Danny Broderick Memorial

World Pitch & Putt Champion Wins Danny Broderick Memorial

A Limerick man who won the World Pitch and Putt Strokeplay title in Norway just recently, came to Castleisland on Sunday to carry off  the Danny Broderick Memorial Pitch and Putt Cup. Liam O’Donovan, a member of Bruff Pitch and Putt Club, was one of 140 players involved in the tournament in ideal conditions onRead more…

Security Cameras for Abbeyfeale’s Main Street and The Square

Security Cameras for Abbeyfeale’s Main Street and The Square

 Heritage Plaques A number of plaques were erected on Friday, July 14th around The Square in Abbeyfeale and their impact was almost immediate. On Sunday an Italian couple stopped to stretch their legs while passing through and were amazed when they saw the plaque detailing the visit of Princess Cristina Belgiojoso to Batt Harnett’s whichRead more…

Join Kenya Project Volunteers on Carrantouhill Climb

Join Kenya Project Volunteers on Carrantouhill Climb

A huge fundraising effort was unveiled in Castleisland in February of this year to help send four local volunteers on a mission of mercy to Kenya. They are going to work on a Ray of Sunshine Foundation project to improve the lives of abused and deprived children in that area of Eastern Africa. Now threeRead more…

Kerry Through to Fourth All Ireland Junior Final in a Row

Kerry Through to Fourth All Ireland Junior Final in a Row

St. Kieran’s players, Philip O’Connor, Cordal: James Walsh, Knocknagoshel and Eamonn Kiely from Brosna were part of the Kerry Junior Football team which qualified for its fourth All-Ireland football final in a row by defeating Leitrim at Limerick’s Gaelic Grounds on Saturday. The team is under the management of Brosna man, Jimmy Keane. Kerry 1-16Read more…