The Maine Valley Post Notes


Kerry County Council to ‘Take Charge’ of Local Estates

Housing estates in Castleisland and Firies will be taken over by Kerry County Council and the move has been welcomed by Cllr. Maura Healy Rae. ©Photographs John Reidy
Housing estates in Castleisland and Firies will be taken over by Kerry County Council and the move has been welcomed by Cllr. Maura Healy Rae. ©Photographs John Reidy

Danny Healy Rae, TD and Cllr. Maura Healy-Rae have welcomed the news that the process for taking charge of the following estates is underway by Kerry County Council: Village Green Firies;  Firies Drive; Firies Close and the private estate on the Brosna Road in the townland of Kilbannivane in Castleisland.
“The people of these estates have waited a long time for news like this and we are glad to have been able to make representations on their behalf,” said the newly appointed Cllr. Maura Healy Rae.

River Island Hotel Cards Results
Results of the card game held in the River Island Hotel on Sunday night.
1st: Danny O’Loughlin and Ritchie Walsh. 2nd. Paddy Herlihy and Tom Brennan. Ladies: Mary Bradley and Noreen Fleming, Gents: Fintan Quirke and Dan Reidy. Mixed: Ann and Johnny McGillicuddy. Spots: Peter Tangney and Tess Brosnan, Breda and Jim Browne, Nuala O’Shea and Denis Clifford. Cards continue next Sunday night at 9pm sharp.

Cordal Resource Centre Cards Results
The following are the results of the card game held in the Cordal Resource Centre.
1st: Ritchie Walsh and John O’Connell, Nick and Jimmy Kearney. 2nd: Mary O’Sullivan and Dan Daly. Ladies: Theresa Lenihan and Kitty Healy. Gents: Eamon O’Connor and Ned O’Callaghan, Neily Shanahan and Dick Collins. Mixed: Doreen and Ted Fitzpatrick, Mamie O’Sullivan and Tommy Broderick. Spots: Peggy Flynn and Kathleen O’Connor, Paul and Joe Geaney, Tom Murphy and Charlie Farrelly. Cards continue next Wednesday night at 9pm.

Marian Harnett - Strictly Come Dancing in Abbeyfeale. ©
Marian Harnett – Dancing in Abbeyfeale. ©

Strictly Come Dancing Hits Abbeyfeale

You may have seen the signs at the crossroads – it’s all happening in the Devon Inn on Sunday, May 8th. with doors opening 6.30pm.
A selection of the best movers in Tournafulla, Duagh, Mountcollins, Abbeyfeale and surrounding areas have come together under the umbrella of Fealeside Strictly Come Dancing – according to Marian Harnett.
They’re doing so with the intention of raising funds to support their local community and have been rehearsing everything from sambas and tangos to rock and roll.
The floor in the Devon will be electric with dance moves never before seen, style to beat the band and that’s only on the men.

Castleisland Day Care Centre Launch

Castleisland Day Care Centre invites you to the launch of their Reminiscence CD – song and stories and their Reminiscence Song Book tomorrow, Friday, April 22nd at 2.30 pm in the Day Care Centre.

Castleisland Day Care Centre 20-4-2016
Eileen Murphy, Noreen O’Sullivan, Sheila McGuire and Rita McCarthy looking forward to their launch day tomorrow at Castleisland Day Care Centre. ©Photograph: John Reidy

The launch, which will be performed officially by Mayor Bobby O’Connell, will be followed by the raising of the tri-colour and the reading of the proclamation. All are welcome.

St. John’s Park Residents’ Association Meeting

St. John’s Park Residents’ Association will hold a meeting on this Friday evening, April 22nd at 7pm sharp on the green at the entrance to the estate. All topics to be discussed and all are asked to attend.

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