Category Archives: An Ríocht Athletic Club

Up your Game – Improve your Health with these Ten Steps

Up your Game – Improve your Health with these Ten Steps

Food not only fuels our bodies, it is also used to form every cell of our being and it really makes sense then to think about our food choices and choose wisely! By Dr. Ailís Brosnan Here are 10 steps to help you up your game and improve your health. Focus on Nutrients, not CaloriesRead more…

Unprecedented Television Coverage for Castleisland

Unprecedented Television Coverage for Castleisland

Castleisland is to be the focus of an unprecedented level of television exposure over the next few weeks. And it starts on this very Sunday morning, February 11th with Fr. Dan O’Riordan as he celebrates Mass live on RTÉ One Television and Radio One at 11am along with Castleisland Parish Choir. Rehearsals have been ongoingRead more…

An Ríocht and Kerry Up and Running for Operation Transformation

An Ríocht and Kerry Up and Running for Operation Transformation

It’s the morning after close on a hundred men, women and children turned out in less than ideal weather conditions at An Ríocht AC in Castleisland for the opening night of the Track and Tone season comes news of a countywide initiative. A Let’s Get Kerry Walking / Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership drive hasRead more…

An Riocht Initiative Will Shadow RTE’s Operation Transformation

An Riocht Initiative Will Shadow RTE’s Operation Transformation

The dawn of a new year can often trigger a new era and an urge in people to refocus on their health and well-being. The season of goodwill and high temptation is left behind and the evenings are lengthening a stride or two with every passing day. An Riocht Athletic Club has seized the momentRead more…

Murphy Family Remember Nora in 5K Rudolph Run

Murphy Family Remember Nora in 5K Rudolph Run

In spite of the weather and counter attractions almost everywhere else you’d care to think of, Sunday morning’s Run Rudolph Run 5K attracted up to 120 hardy participants to the streets, roads and athletics track in Castleisland. Conditions were bitterly cold and wet for most of the run and the participants ran into head windsRead more…

Entries Being Taken for Rudolph Run on December 10th

Entries Being Taken for Rudolph Run on December 10th

An Ríocht AC is preparing for one of its biggest and most popular events of the year. The Run Rudolph Run 5km is now into its seventh outing and is popular with all ages and abilities. End of Year Celebration Being held this year on Sunday, December 10th at 11am it’s more of an endRead more…

Pilot Programme for Castleisland Positive Mental Health Week

Pilot Programme for Castleisland Positive Mental Health Week

Castleisland Positive Mental Health Week will run all the coming week from Monday, October 9th. to Saturday, October 14th. Kerry Mental Health Committee member, Kate Shanahan explained what people can expect from the week and its free courses at various locations throughout the town from Monday to Saturday. “We’re bringing a big programme here toRead more…

Good Weekend for An Ríocht Athletes as Couch-to-5K Returns

Good Weekend for An Ríocht Athletes as Couch-to-5K Returns

An Ríocht AC athlete, James Doran won the Pat the Baker Half Marathon in Longford on Sunday in a time of 01:11:44. His clubmate and fellow distance runner, Sean O’Sullivan finished third in the over 40 category on a time of 01:17:13. Larry Hickey finished third in the over 50 race in 01:31:56. Further afield,Read more…

It’s Dog Show Weekend in Castleisland

It’s Dog Show Weekend in Castleisland

Dog lovers will flock to An Riocht AC here in Castleisland on Saturday morning from 9:30pm for the annual Irish Kennel Club Show. As one of the biggest events of the year in Castleisland, the event attracts visitors from all corners of Ireland, the United Kingdom and mainland Europe. It also provides a great dayRead more…

The late Anthony Cronin, Lower Main Street, Castleisland

The late Anthony Cronin, Lower Main Street, Castleisland

The death has occurred of Anthony Cronin, (70) of Lower Main Street, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly Kingdom Oil Company, Castleisland, August 3rd 2017 (peacefully). Predeceased by his parents Michael and Kitty and brother Christy. Fondly cherished and sadly missed by his loving wife Teresa (Nee Davern, Cork), brother Con, sisters Mamie, Patricia and Mathilda,Read more…