Desmonds Sends Best Wishes to Niall and Congrats to Aileen

Desmonds Sends Best Wishes to Niall and Congrats to Aileen

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club extends its best wishes to Niall Mitchell who sustained a serious leg injury during the North Kerry league game in Castleisland on Sunday. Hopefully, Niall will make a complete and quick recovery. The game had to be abandoned by referee Eddie Barrett late in the 2nd half when the injury occuredRead more…

Tadhg’s Rugby Dream Comes True

Tadhg’s Rugby Dream Comes True

The Saturday just gone was a day that Tadhg Broderick from Currow will never forget. Tadhg, who’s 12, suffers from severe Pulmonary Hypertension thus he cannot play rugby - one of his biggest loves. However, his illness didn’t stop him from having his dream realised at Irish Independent Park, Cork with the Share A Dream Foundation last Saturday. TadhgRead more…

Writer in Residence to Open Kerry Drama Festival

Writer in Residence to Open Kerry Drama Festival

The 28th annual Kerry Drama Festival will be held at the Ivy Leaf Arts Centre here in Castleisland from and including this Friday, March 6th to Saturday, March 14th. Open groups account for six of the nine nights with the three others in the confined category. A great nine nights of top class entertainment areRead more…

Snow Slides away as Spring Slips in

Snow Slides away as Spring Slips in

While many cars passed through town yesterday with good coatings of snow of them, the spectacle will be far less likely today as temperatures begin to rise. We have many blessings here in the valley but when it snows we truly understand our situation and our up-hill battle to get out in almost any direction.Read more…

Herbalife: Here to Help You Every Pound of the Way

Herbalife: Here to Help You Every Pound of the Way

Advertisement:  We all know the health risks associated with being overweight. Obesity statistics for Ireland have been going in the wrong direction for the past couple of decades. We know the extent of the problem and we have expert predictions of where it’s leading us. The prognosis on the health of our population paints a grimRead more…

Lethal Conditions Prevail on High Ground around Castleisland

Lethal Conditions Prevail on High Ground around Castleisland

A heavy fall of snow on high ground, coupled with icy conditions around Castleisland has left the Glounsharoon / Mein area of the Castleisland to Headley’s Bridge Road in a ‘lethal condition.’ According to a motorist who has just witnessed a jeep leaving the road in the area, conditions there are only fit for crawlingRead more…

HERBALIFE: Here to Help You every Pound of the Way

HERBALIFE: Here to Help You every Pound of the Way

Advertisement:  We all know the health risks associated with being overweight. Obesity statistics for Ireland have been going in the wrong direction for the past couple of decades. We know the extent of the problem and we have expert predictions of where it’s leading us. The prognosis on the health of our population paints aRead more…

Sinn Féin to hold Kerry Election Convention on March 12th

Sinn Féin to hold Kerry Election Convention on March 12th

Kerry Sinn Féin has announced that it will hold its candidate selection convention for the next general election in Kerry on Thursday March 12th at 7.30pm at the Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee. Sinn Féin will be selecting one candidate on the night to contest the general election for the new five-seat Kerry constituency. Nominations for candidates are now openRead more…

Kerry Hunt Club Outing to Brosna Town

Kerry Hunt Club Outing to Brosna Town

It was the turn of the still celebrating Brosna Town to host the latest on the list of locations for the Sunday visit by the Kerry Hunt Club. “We headed for Brosna on Sunday and to The Three Counties Bar where they made time to welcome the hunt club even after the high of theirRead more…

A White and Early Start in Castleisland

A White and Early Start in Castleisland

After a white and early start to this morning, things look like they’re picking up with bright spells breaking out here in Castleisland at least. However, the Met Éireann outlook for the next couple of days looks anything but promising. Very cold and blustery. Sunny spells but some wintry showers too, with moderate accumulations locally.Read more…