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Daly Places Facts Related to Kerry Babies Case on Dáil Record

Daly Places Facts Related to Kerry Babies Case on Dáil Record

Sinn Féin TD for Kerry, Pa Daly, has today welcomed the appointment of two new Commissioners to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC), Emily Logan and Hugh Hume. Speaking on a motion to affirm their appointment, Deputy Daly also placed important facts related to the Kerry Babies case on the Dáil record. The Kerry Gardai Case… Read more…

Jennifer Makes Her Own Bit of Split the Bucket History in Castleisland RFC Draw

Jennifer Makes Her Own Bit of Split the Bucket History in Castleisland RFC Draw

  The winner of the Split the bucket draw held in Martin Curtin’s Right Buy shop on Saturday, July 11th was Jennifer O’Sullivan. Jennifer, who made her own bit of Split the Bucket history by being the first on-line winner, won herself, €720. While they were at Martin Curtin’s on Saturday evening they also presented… Read more…

Jack Charlton: From the Market Bar in 1966 to Last Saturday

Jack Charlton: From the Market Bar in 1966 to Last Saturday

The late Con Houlihan often wrote about how he watched the 1966 World Cup Final between West Germany and England in The Market Bar or Monnie McGillicuddy’s in Castleisland’s Market Cross. He was due to be in the bog that day to draw out the turf of a neighbour who was sick for a few… Read more…

The Late Eilish McGaley, nee Hartnett, Castleisland and Athea

The Late Eilish McGaley, nee Hartnett, Castleisland and Athea

The death has occurred of Eilish McGaley, nee Hartnett, Mill View, Church Road, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of Cratloe, Athea, Co. Limerick. Peacefully on June 25th 2020 surrounded by her loving family at her daughter Pauline’s house in Gortatlea, Ballymacelligott. Beloved wife of the late Bill. Sadly missed by her loving family: Bride, Jackie,… Read more…

Plans for Castleisland Drive-In Bingo to Return on July 5th

Plans for Castleisland Drive-In Bingo to Return on July 5th

Though spring may be the season for which we most look for signs of its coming, now we’re watching out, with caution, for signs of a springing to life of a virus subdued summer. One of the first arrived last night by email from Pat Hartnett on behalf of the Castleisland Races Committee and gladly… Read more…

Over 70s! Please, Please, Please Stay at Home – Jack Shanahan, MPSI

Over 70s! Please, Please, Please Stay at Home – Jack Shanahan, MPSI

An urgent appeal / message just in from Jack Shanahan at the Haven Pharmacy in Garvey’s SuperValu complex on Church Street, Castleisland. “I am worried that many over 70s are not heeding the ‘Stay At Home’ message,” said Jack – and he continued: “This morning, in the first hour, I had a 79 year old,… Read more…

The Late Marian Finucane and the Ballydesmond Aunt’s Influence

The Late Marian Finucane and the Ballydesmond Aunt’s Influence

The shock at the announcement of broadcaster, Marian Finucane’s sudden death last night has been replaced to a degree this morning by a flood of tributes from colleagues and friends on RTÉ Radio One. Her courage and strength in the face of the depth of criticism she faced for the topics she tackled in a… Read more…

True Meaning of Christmas Rediscovered in Murie Gan Smál Concert

True Meaning of Christmas Rediscovered in Murie Gan Smál Concert

Excitement was building at Muire Gan Smál Presentation Primary School just before Christmas as angels, stars, elves and a host of other festive characters were arriving with family and friends for the school’s annual Christmas concert. The big show kicked off with an amazing performance by teacher Grace Kelter’s dance group followed closely by Junior… Read more…

Many Kerry GPs Wrongly Charging Patients for Blood Tests – Cllr Pa Daly

Many Kerry GPs Wrongly Charging Patients for Blood Tests – Cllr Pa Daly

Sinn Féin Kerry County Councillor, Pa Daly has said that many GPs in the county are wrongly charging medical card and GP visit card holders for blood tests and other essential services. Cllr Daly has been contacted by several people from across Kerry who have said that they are being charged for blood tests and vitamin… Read more…

Talbot Grove Rebranded to ‘The Grove’

Talbot Grove Rebranded to ‘The Grove’

Kerry-based addiction treatment centre Talbot Grove has announced that from now, the centre will be known as The Grove. New Identity To coincide with this new identity, The Grove unveiled their new logo which features a birch leaf. “We are delighted to introduce our new identity as it signifies change and progress which is critical… Read more…

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Category Archives: Abbeydorney

Daly Places Facts Related to Kerry Babies Case on Dáil Record

Daly Places Facts Related to Kerry Babies Case on Dáil Record

Sinn Féin TD for Kerry, Pa Daly, has today welcomed the appointment of two new Commissioners to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC), Emily Logan and Hugh Hume. Speaking on a motion to affirm their appointment, Deputy Daly also placed important facts related to the Kerry Babies case on the Dáil record. The Kerry Gardai Case… Read more…

Jennifer Makes Her Own Bit of Split the Bucket History in Castleisland RFC Draw

Jennifer Makes Her Own Bit of Split the Bucket History in Castleisland RFC Draw

  The winner of the Split the bucket draw held in Martin Curtin’s Right Buy shop on Saturday, July 11th was Jennifer O’Sullivan. Jennifer, who made her own bit of Split the Bucket history by being the first on-line winner, won herself, €720. While they were at Martin Curtin’s on Saturday evening they also presented… Read more…

Jack Charlton: From the Market Bar in 1966 to Last Saturday

Jack Charlton: From the Market Bar in 1966 to Last Saturday

The late Con Houlihan often wrote about how he watched the 1966 World Cup Final between West Germany and England in The Market Bar or Monnie McGillicuddy’s in Castleisland’s Market Cross. He was due to be in the bog that day to draw out the turf of a neighbour who was sick for a few… Read more…

The Late Eilish McGaley, nee Hartnett, Castleisland and Athea

The Late Eilish McGaley, nee Hartnett, Castleisland and Athea

The death has occurred of Eilish McGaley, nee Hartnett, Mill View, Church Road, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of Cratloe, Athea, Co. Limerick. Peacefully on June 25th 2020 surrounded by her loving family at her daughter Pauline’s house in Gortatlea, Ballymacelligott. Beloved wife of the late Bill. Sadly missed by her loving family: Bride, Jackie,… Read more…

Plans for Castleisland Drive-In Bingo to Return on July 5th

Plans for Castleisland Drive-In Bingo to Return on July 5th

Though spring may be the season for which we most look for signs of its coming, now we’re watching out, with caution, for signs of a springing to life of a virus subdued summer. One of the first arrived last night by email from Pat Hartnett on behalf of the Castleisland Races Committee and gladly… Read more…

Over 70s! Please, Please, Please Stay at Home – Jack Shanahan, MPSI

Over 70s! Please, Please, Please Stay at Home – Jack Shanahan, MPSI

An urgent appeal / message just in from Jack Shanahan at the Haven Pharmacy in Garvey’s SuperValu complex on Church Street, Castleisland. “I am worried that many over 70s are not heeding the ‘Stay At Home’ message,” said Jack – and he continued: “This morning, in the first hour, I had a 79 year old,… Read more…

The Late Marian Finucane and the Ballydesmond Aunt’s Influence

The Late Marian Finucane and the Ballydesmond Aunt’s Influence

The shock at the announcement of broadcaster, Marian Finucane’s sudden death last night has been replaced to a degree this morning by a flood of tributes from colleagues and friends on RTÉ Radio One. Her courage and strength in the face of the depth of criticism she faced for the topics she tackled in a… Read more…

True Meaning of Christmas Rediscovered in Murie Gan Smál Concert

True Meaning of Christmas Rediscovered in Murie Gan Smál Concert

Excitement was building at Muire Gan Smál Presentation Primary School just before Christmas as angels, stars, elves and a host of other festive characters were arriving with family and friends for the school’s annual Christmas concert. The big show kicked off with an amazing performance by teacher Grace Kelter’s dance group followed closely by Junior… Read more…

Many Kerry GPs Wrongly Charging Patients for Blood Tests – Cllr Pa Daly

Many Kerry GPs Wrongly Charging Patients for Blood Tests – Cllr Pa Daly

Sinn Féin Kerry County Councillor, Pa Daly has said that many GPs in the county are wrongly charging medical card and GP visit card holders for blood tests and other essential services. Cllr Daly has been contacted by several people from across Kerry who have said that they are being charged for blood tests and vitamin… Read more…

Talbot Grove Rebranded to ‘The Grove’

Talbot Grove Rebranded to ‘The Grove’

Kerry-based addiction treatment centre Talbot Grove has announced that from now, the centre will be known as The Grove. New Identity To coincide with this new identity, The Grove unveiled their new logo which features a birch leaf. “We are delighted to introduce our new identity as it signifies change and progress which is critical… Read more…

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