Split the Bucket win of €1,134 Goes to Marguerite Howard

Castleisland RFC PRO Nóirín Uí Chathasaigh with the latest Split the Bucket results.  ©The Maine Valley Post
Vincent Murphy being presented with his Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket winning cheque for €1,193 by his nephew and club president, Derek O’Connell (right) and club treasurer, Brian O’Sullivan. Vincent announced that €1,000 of his winning was to be donated to the Palliative Care Unit in Tralee.

The winner of the Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket draw, held in Browne’s Bar on Saturday February 15th was, Marguerite Howard, Currow.

Marguerite won €1,134.

The next draw will take place in the Halfway Bar, Ballymacelligott on Saturday February 22nd.

In the previous Saturday night’s draw at Kearney’s Bar, Vincent Murphy, Killarney Road won €1,193.

On the occasion of the presentation of the cheque at Browne’s Bar on Saturday night Vincent announced that he was donating €1,000 of his winnings to the Palliative Care Unit at Kerry University Hospital.

Clíona Hayes was another recent lucky participant in the Split the Bucket Draw when she won €1,078.

How To Play

Buckets and envelopes are available in pubs and shops throughout Castleisland and neighbouring parishes.

You simply put your €2 in the envelope, seal it and sign it and add your telephone number and pop it in the bucket.

There’s a guaranteed half the bucket in prize-money each Saturday night for one lucky winner.

Before 6pm on Fridays

The buckets are collected from from shops before 6pm on Friday evenings while those in pubs are picked up later on Friday nights.

The bucket in the participating pub on any given Saturday night is active almost up to the time of the draw before its contents are checked and the envelopes entered into the drum.