Category Archives: An Ríocht Athletic Club

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…

The late Peter Rogers, The Spa, Tralee and Dundalk, Co. Louth.

The late Peter Rogers, The Spa, Tralee and Dundalk, Co. Louth.

The death has occurred of Peter Rogers,
Knockanish West, The Spa, Tralee, Kerry and Dundalk, Co. Louth. Peter, (87)  beloved husband of Kathleen and wonderful father of: Glen, Gloria, Geraldine, Bridie, Michael and Linda. Deeply regretted by his loving family – his wife, sons, daughters, brother John in the USA; grandchildren: Patrick, Brian, Aoife, Bryn and… Read more…

Flat and Fast Route for Sunday’s An Ríocht 10K/5K Road Race

Flat and Fast Route for Sunday’s An Ríocht 10K/5K Road Race

There’s a bigger than usual entry in already for this Sunday’s An Riocht AC Kingdom Come 10 Miler Road Race and Couch to 5K Run through and around Castleisland. The chip-timed event has become one of the highlights for the athletes of this and many other clubs around the country. Personal Bests Posted The 10… Read more…

Goal Mile on Christmas Morning – The Last An Ríocht AC Event of the Year

Goal Mile on Christmas Morning – The Last An Ríocht AC Event of the Year

After a hectically busy year on track and field, An Ríocht Athletic Club has just one major outdoor event left before they can unwrap plans for 2019. On the morning of the great, worldwide unwrapping frenzy, people in the general Castleisland area will meet on Christmas morning at An Ríocht’s pavilion and exchange the greetings… Read more…

The late Tom Shanahan, Clogherbrien, Tralee and Abbeydorney

The late Tom Shanahan, Clogherbrien, Tralee and Abbeydorney

The death has occurred of former An Ríocht AC athlete, Tom Shanahan (59) of Clogherbrien, Tralee and formerly of Abbeydorney, Co. Kerry. Peacefully on 20th October 2018. Beloved husband of Betty and dear father of Erika, Robert & Aaron. Sadly missed by his loving family, his father John, grandchildren Eabha, Cody, Patrick & Mason, brothers… Read more…

An Ríocht AC Autumn 5K Road Race Series Well Supported

An Ríocht AC Autumn 5K Road Race Series Well Supported

The popular, autumn 3 x 5K series of road races returned to An Riocht in Castleisland on 29th August and ran for three Friday evenings since. There was a fantastic attendance on all three nights with big numbers turning out to compete. Very Well Supported “People came from all corners of the county and beyond… Read more…

National Athletics Gold for John O’Connor

National Athletics Gold for John O’Connor

Last May, An Ríocht AC athlete and first year student at St. Patrick’s Boys’ Secondary School, John O’Connor had accumulated a haul of four prestigious gold medals. John had won gold in the minor boys 100m and 200m in the North Munster Athletics Track and Field Championships that month. Track and Field The Castleisland teenager… Read more…

Couch to 5K to Return to An Ríocht

Couch to 5K to Return to An Ríocht

One of An Ríocht Athletic Club’s most successful training programmes is on its way back in preparation for its autumn season. Couch to 5k returns on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7pm. from Tuesday July 17th at the Castleisland stadium. €2 Per Session Participants will undergo a seven-week, supervised training programme at just €2 per… Read more…

Flash Junior Making a Name for Himself in US Athletics

Flash Junior Making a Name for Himself in US Athletics

Shane Brosnan (13), son of Castleisland native Séamus Brosnan and grandson of Denis ‘Flash’ Brosnan recently ran in the USA-TF Indoor Track and Field National Championship in New York. After a hard season he qualified for the finals in both the U-14 800M and 1500M. Accidentally Spiked Despite having a bloody leg from being accidentally… Read more…

Improved Times and High Spirits in Spite of Rain at An Ríocht Event

Improved Times and High Spirits in Spite of Rain at An Ríocht Event

Almost 400 runners took part in the annual Kingdom Come Run in Castleisland on Sunday last. There were many local and familiar faces present from the surrounding athletic clubs from every corner of the Kingdom, Cork and Limerick. The two events which took place on the day were road races over both 5km and 10… Read more…

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Category Archives: An Ríocht Athletic Club

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…

The late Peter Rogers, The Spa, Tralee and Dundalk, Co. Louth.

The late Peter Rogers, The Spa, Tralee and Dundalk, Co. Louth.

The death has occurred of Peter Rogers,
Knockanish West, The Spa, Tralee, Kerry and Dundalk, Co. Louth. Peter, (87)  beloved husband of Kathleen and wonderful father of: Glen, Gloria, Geraldine, Bridie, Michael and Linda. Deeply regretted by his loving family – his wife, sons, daughters, brother John in the USA; grandchildren: Patrick, Brian, Aoife, Bryn and… Read more…

Flat and Fast Route for Sunday’s An Ríocht 10K/5K Road Race

Flat and Fast Route for Sunday’s An Ríocht 10K/5K Road Race

There’s a bigger than usual entry in already for this Sunday’s An Riocht AC Kingdom Come 10 Miler Road Race and Couch to 5K Run through and around Castleisland. The chip-timed event has become one of the highlights for the athletes of this and many other clubs around the country. Personal Bests Posted The 10… Read more…

Goal Mile on Christmas Morning – The Last An Ríocht AC Event of the Year

Goal Mile on Christmas Morning – The Last An Ríocht AC Event of the Year

After a hectically busy year on track and field, An Ríocht Athletic Club has just one major outdoor event left before they can unwrap plans for 2019. On the morning of the great, worldwide unwrapping frenzy, people in the general Castleisland area will meet on Christmas morning at An Ríocht’s pavilion and exchange the greetings… Read more…

The late Tom Shanahan, Clogherbrien, Tralee and Abbeydorney

The late Tom Shanahan, Clogherbrien, Tralee and Abbeydorney

The death has occurred of former An Ríocht AC athlete, Tom Shanahan (59) of Clogherbrien, Tralee and formerly of Abbeydorney, Co. Kerry. Peacefully on 20th October 2018. Beloved husband of Betty and dear father of Erika, Robert & Aaron. Sadly missed by his loving family, his father John, grandchildren Eabha, Cody, Patrick & Mason, brothers… Read more…

An Ríocht AC Autumn 5K Road Race Series Well Supported

An Ríocht AC Autumn 5K Road Race Series Well Supported

The popular, autumn 3 x 5K series of road races returned to An Riocht in Castleisland on 29th August and ran for three Friday evenings since. There was a fantastic attendance on all three nights with big numbers turning out to compete. Very Well Supported “People came from all corners of the county and beyond… Read more…

National Athletics Gold for John O’Connor

National Athletics Gold for John O’Connor

Last May, An Ríocht AC athlete and first year student at St. Patrick’s Boys’ Secondary School, John O’Connor had accumulated a haul of four prestigious gold medals. John had won gold in the minor boys 100m and 200m in the North Munster Athletics Track and Field Championships that month. Track and Field The Castleisland teenager… Read more…

Couch to 5K to Return to An Ríocht

Couch to 5K to Return to An Ríocht

One of An Ríocht Athletic Club’s most successful training programmes is on its way back in preparation for its autumn season. Couch to 5k returns on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7pm. from Tuesday July 17th at the Castleisland stadium. €2 Per Session Participants will undergo a seven-week, supervised training programme at just €2 per… Read more…

Flash Junior Making a Name for Himself in US Athletics

Flash Junior Making a Name for Himself in US Athletics

Shane Brosnan (13), son of Castleisland native Séamus Brosnan and grandson of Denis ‘Flash’ Brosnan recently ran in the USA-TF Indoor Track and Field National Championship in New York. After a hard season he qualified for the finals in both the U-14 800M and 1500M. Accidentally Spiked Despite having a bloody leg from being accidentally… Read more…

Improved Times and High Spirits in Spite of Rain at An Ríocht Event

Improved Times and High Spirits in Spite of Rain at An Ríocht Event

Almost 400 runners took part in the annual Kingdom Come Run in Castleisland on Sunday last. There were many local and familiar faces present from the surrounding athletic clubs from every corner of the Kingdom, Cork and Limerick. The two events which took place on the day were road races over both 5km and 10… Read more…

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