Category Archives: An Riocht

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…

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…

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…

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…

Gold and Silver Moments at Charity Cheque Presentations

Gold and Silver Moments at Charity Cheque Presentations

There were gold and silver moments at last night’s charity cheque presentations by Castleisland Races Committee at Tom McCarthy’s Central Bar. Members of the Kerry Stars Special Olympics team and mentors were guests of the committee and were also recipients of a cheque for €2,000 from the proceeds of the town’s recent racing festival. Golds… Read more…

Local and National Athletics Success at Masters in Madrid

Local and National Athletics Success at Masters in Madrid

Kerry athletes competed at the European Masters Indoor Athletics Championship in Madrid in the run up to the weekend from March 19th – 24th. On day one of the championships Ireland got its first gold medal courtesy of Kerry’s very own Jim O’Shea of Farranfore Maine Valley AC. Jim was competing in the M75 long… Read more…

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Category Archives: An Riocht

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…

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…

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…

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…

Gold and Silver Moments at Charity Cheque Presentations

Gold and Silver Moments at Charity Cheque Presentations

There were gold and silver moments at last night’s charity cheque presentations by Castleisland Races Committee at Tom McCarthy’s Central Bar. Members of the Kerry Stars Special Olympics team and mentors were guests of the committee and were also recipients of a cheque for €2,000 from the proceeds of the town’s recent racing festival. Golds… Read more…

Local and National Athletics Success at Masters in Madrid

Local and National Athletics Success at Masters in Madrid

Kerry athletes competed at the European Masters Indoor Athletics Championship in Madrid in the run up to the weekend from March 19th – 24th. On day one of the championships Ireland got its first gold medal courtesy of Kerry’s very own Jim O’Shea of Farranfore Maine Valley AC. Jim was competing in the M75 long… Read more…

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