Category Archives: Ardfert

The Late Sr. Lelia Boyle, Castleisland and Ardfert

The Late Sr. Lelia Boyle, Castleisland and Ardfert

The death has occurred of Sr. Lelia Boyle, Presentation Convent, Castleisland and formerly of Killeacle, Ardfert, Co. Kerry. On Monday, August 28th 2017, peacefully at the Bons Secours Hospital, Tralee. Predeceased by her sister Rita and brother Paudie, Ardfert. Deeply regretted by her Presentation Community, her brother William, sister-in-law Katherine, niece Karen, nephew-in-law Van, grandnieceRead more…

Blue Flags, Blue Skies, Sandy Beaches… All Changed..

Blue Flags, Blue Skies, Sandy Beaches… All Changed..

Children and their parents / guardians knocked great value from the beaches of Kerry over the past week and during and since the weekend in particular. Banna, Ballyheigue, Inch and Fenit were all buzzing with holidaymakers and the sounds of excited children at play – as only they know how. Fish are gasping for aRead more…

Deputy Ferris Congratulates Minister Griffin and Raises Plight of Listowel Boy

Deputy Ferris Congratulates Minister Griffin and Raises Plight of Listowel Boy

Sinn Féin TD for Kerry Martin Ferris has welcomed the appointment of fellow Kerry TD Brendan Griffin as a junior minister. “I would like to congratulate my colleague Brendan Griffin, on his promotion, it is a proud day for himself and his family,” said Deputy Ferris. “It is welcome news for Kerry as we seem toRead more…

Denny Kerry Community Games Finals on June 24th and 25th

Denny Kerry Community Games Finals on June 24th and 25th

The official launch of the 2017 Kerry Community Games Athletics Finals took place on Friday morning at An Ríocht AC in Castleisland. It was the last official engagement on the old red tartan track as the new, two-tone surfacing material was being unloaded as the launch was going on. The event, sponsored by Denny, willRead more…

McElligott Kits Out Ballymacelligott Ladies

McElligott Kits Out Ballymacelligott Ladies

The Ballymacelligott Senior Ladies Gaelic Football team travelled to Moyvane on Sunday, April 23rd to play a Moyvane/Clounmacon selection in their latest encounter for the new team on the field of the county. Before the game, Johnny McElligott of Seán Óg’s Bar, Tralee presented the team with a set of jerseys. The girls were delightedRead more…

Going that Extra Mile at An Ríocht

Going that Extra Mile at An Ríocht

It’s tourism of sorts I suppose when you bring people into your locality even for a few hours and send them home fed, watered, sober and happy. Praise was heaped on all at An Riocht AC from all quarters on the facilities, helpfulness, hospitality and organisation of the annual An Ríocht AC / Lee StrandRead more…

Currow GAA Club News Round-Up

Currow GAA Club News Round-Up

Seniors Two Point Loss to Ardfert Currow Seniors lost out by two points to Ardfert on Sunday in our second game of the county league. After playing well in the first half and leading by 1-7 to 1-5 at half time with Daniel O’Shea scoring 1-2 and points from John Buckley, 0-3; John Mc MahonRead more…

‘A National Disgrace’ – Ferris Brands Lack of Mental Health Facilities

‘A National Disgrace’ – Ferris Brands Lack of Mental Health Facilities

Sinn Féin TD for Kerry, Martin Ferris, has raised the lack of resources provided to mental health facilities in Kerry. Speaking in the Dáil, under Order of Business, Deputy Ferris raised with the Taoiseach the lack of residential places for adolescents teens and adults suffering with mental health problems. Two Units Lie Empty “In 2015Read more…

Ferris Welcomes Rheumatology Appointment at University Hospital Kerry

Ferris Welcomes Rheumatology Appointment at University Hospital Kerry

Sinn Féin TD for Kerry Martin Ferris has welcomed the appointment of a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Rheumatology at University Hospital Kerry after a campaign by the Kerry branch of Arthritis Ireland and others. “It has been confirmed to me that a specialist nurse in rheumatology has been appointed at UHK. “This is a veryRead more…

Seán O’Sullivan Sweeps to Victory as An Ríocht 5K Reaches Finale

Seán O’Sullivan Sweeps to Victory as An Ríocht 5K Reaches Finale

The third in the series of three 5K road races / fun runs organised by An Riocht AC was held on Wednesday evening from 7pm. A busy registration room at headquarters signaled that the numbers facing the starter would be well past the 100 mark as the others had done on the previous two WednesdayRead more…