Category Archives: Abbeyfeale

Finbar Wright to Sing at Abbeyfeale Church Jubilee Concert

Finbar Wright to Sing at Abbeyfeale Church Jubilee Concert

It’s 50 years next year since the Church of the Assumption was opened and to celebrate the Jubilee Year we are having Finbar Wright in Concert on Friday, February 9th. 2018. By Marian Harnett Tickets are available at the following outlets in Abbeyfeale: Moss Harnett’s Spar Shop; Twohig’s SuperValu; O’Donoghue’s Spar Shop; Ann Lyon’s, TheRead more…

Awards for Abbeyfeale’s Town Park and Leen’s Hotel

Awards for Abbeyfeale’s Town Park and Leen’s Hotel

Going For Gold Huge congratulations to Abbeyfeale Town Park and Abbeyfeale Tidy Towns and to Leen’s Hotel who won the judges award, the Most Improved/Incentive Awards and the Overall Runner-up Award at the Going for Gold Awards last week in the Strand Hotel in Limerick. By: Marian Harnett As the chairman of the Abbeyfeale CommunityRead more…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Sympathy to the Harnett Family We extend our deepest sympathy to the family of Dee Harnett of Kilconlea who passed away last week. Dee played for Knocknagoshel winning county titles in 1986 and 1987. He was a great character and will be sadly missed by his many former teammates and friends in Knocknagoshel. Club LottoRead more…

Benny Thade Celebrates A Year at The Rambling House

Benny Thade Celebrates A Year at The Rambling House

Benny Thade McCarthy’s new season of the Rambling House begins on this Monday night October 2nd at 9pm at Fr. Casey’s GAA Clubhouse in Abbeyfeale. All singers, storytellers, musicians and dancers are welcome to attend. Host Benny Thade would love to see you all there on the night to celebrate the first birthday. A BigRead more…

Currow to Stage Eamon Carey Memorial Tractor/Truck Run

Currow to Stage Eamon Carey Memorial Tractor/Truck Run

Currow is set to stage the Eamon Carey Memorial Tractor/Truck Run in memory of a much loved Currow man and Pieta House will benefit. The run will be held on Sunday, October 8th and the late Mr. Carey’s sister Mary B explained how the event came about: Friends and Family “His friends and family decidedRead more…

Safety Assessment of Road in Dromada Before Re-opening

Safety Assessment of Road in Dromada Before Re-opening

An assessment of the road in Dromada will have to be carried out by Kerry County Council staff over the next couple of days before any clearance can be given to re-open it. The ditching of a crane on Wednesday has blocked the road at a bend close to Renagown Cross since. In spite ofRead more…

B&B Information Needed for Patrick O’Keeffe Festival

B&B Information Needed for Patrick O’Keeffe Festival

I got a call from a lady in Dublin during the week and she told me she had to book accommodation in Tralee and that there wasn’t a bed to be had in Castleisland during the coming Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival. She is bringing pupils with her for fiddle classes and one for aRead more…

The Late William O’Brien, St. Stephen’s Park, Castleisland

The Late William O’Brien, St. Stephen’s Park, Castleisland

The death has occurred of William ‘Willie’ O’Brien (61) No.1 A St.Stephen’s Park, Castleisland, Co.Kerry. September 10th 2017, peacefully. Sadly missed by his loving wife Frances, sons, daughters, grandchildren, brother, sisters ,all extended family, relatives and friends. May His Gentle Soul Rest In Peace. I have two abiding memories of Willie O’Brien. The first isRead more…

Hazel Byrne is the New Manager at An Ríocht AC

Hazel Byrne is the New Manager at An Ríocht AC

Hazel Byrne has taken up the manager’s position at An Ríocht Health and Leisure Club The Co. Wicklow native has taken up the position which became vacant when Kate McSweeney took up a full-time teaching post at Scoil Mhuire in Knocknagoshel Village last month. Graduate of I.T. Tralee. Ms. Byrne, who moved to Kerry inRead more…

Knocknagoshel Céilí to aid Kerry Mountain Rescue Team

Knocknagoshel Céilí to aid Kerry Mountain Rescue Team

On the Sunday afternoon of September 24th, from 3pm to 6pm, a céilí is being held in Knocknagoshel Community Centre in aid of the Kerry Mountain Rescue Team. The event is being organised by local man, John Nolan who has deep family connections with the service the team provides. The music for the Céilí willRead more…