Category Archives: Arts

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…

It Takes a Village – Welcoming The Stranger Collective

It Takes a Village – Welcoming The Stranger Collective

The Girls’ National School Hall in Dingle was buzzing with drums, dance and laughter recently during the town’s Global Rhythm Festival, Cuisle Chorca Dhuibhne. Natives and Refugees Welcoming The Stranger Collective, a dance group of Kerry locals from Dingle, Tralee and Killarney as well as migrants, asylum seekers and refugees from Afghanistan, Algeria, Zimbabwe, Malawi,… Read more…

Writers’ Week Threw Open Its Doors Last Night

Writers’ Week Threw Open Its Doors Last Night

Listowel Writers’ Week officially threw open the doors to its 48th festival on Wednesday night. A host of Irish and international poets, playwrights, novelists, short story writers, artists and musicians flocked into Listowel yesterday evening for the 48th opening and awards ceremony of Listowel Writers’ Week. Award Winning Poet Award winning US Poet Billy Collins… Read more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Classic Documentary at Writer’s Week By: Marian Harnett The Window in Heaven’s Gable – a documentary on The Classic Cinema, the last of the vintage and independent cinemas in Ireland, will screen in the Classic Cinema itself in Listowel at 8:30pm on this Thursday, May 31st. as part of Writer’s Week. Irish Motor Neuron Research The… Read more…

Parents Welcome New Principal to Muire Gan Smál

Parents Welcome New Principal to Muire Gan Smál

Muire Gan Smál, Presentation Primary School, Castleisland welcomed a new school principal recently. A native of Dingle, Máire Lynch, took up her new role after the Easter holidays. She replaces Leona Twiss who is now principal in Cullina National School in Beaufort. Máire comes to Castleisland from CBS Primary, Tralee where she spent the last… Read more…

Artists’ Invite from KCC/Creative Ireland and Enterprise Office

Artists’ Invite from KCC/Creative Ireland and Enterprise Office

Creative Ireland Kerry at the Arts Office at Kerry County Council has announced a collaboration with Local Enterprise Office Kerry which will support visual artists in the county. The Bianconi Inn Taking place at The Bianconi Inn, Annadale Road, Dromavally, Killorglin on May 23rd and 24th, a professional facilitator has been engaged to offer support… Read more…

Employers Invited to Recruitment Day at KCFE Tralee

Employers Invited to Recruitment Day at KCFE Tralee

Employers in Kerry and beyond are invited to attend a recruitment day being held at Kerry College of Further Education, Tralee on Monday, April 30th. between 12noon and 2pm. The recruitment day event is being held in response to demand from leading employers and companies who wish to recruit KCFE students for immediate employment both… Read more…

An Evening of Art, Craft and Music at KCFE

An Evening of Art, Craft and Music at KCFE

Art and music lovers have a delightful evening to look forward to on Friday, April 13th as students from Kerry College of Further Education, Tralee showcase their various talents.  The evening’s entertainment will centre on an exhibition of work being held at the Ashe Hotel, Tralee from 6pm to 8pm. Finishing Touches “The QQI Level… Read more…

Tim Acknowledges Generous Gesture from Spike Players

Tim Acknowledges Generous Gesture from Spike Players

As part of a fundraising drive for Pieta House, Headley’s Bridge, Knocknagoshel native, Tim Moynihan and a few friends are doing a parachute jump at Kilkenny Aerodrome at 12noon on this Saturday. Tim’s jumping friends include former Desmonds footballer, Martin Horgan, Ted Cronin from Rathmore and Louise Ryan from Kilmoyley. Fundraising Events “We have all… Read more…

Music Capital Fund Information Session on St. Brigid’s Day

Music Capital Fund Information Session on St. Brigid’s Day

A bugle call is being issued to all Kerry musicians, bands, collectives, music groups, music organisations, schools and interested communities. An information session, on a new capital fund that will support the purchase of musical instruments, will take place in Tralee Library in Moyderwell at 5pm on Thursday, February 1st and everyone is welcome. Two… Read more…

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Category Archives: Arts

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…

It Takes a Village – Welcoming The Stranger Collective

It Takes a Village – Welcoming The Stranger Collective

The Girls’ National School Hall in Dingle was buzzing with drums, dance and laughter recently during the town’s Global Rhythm Festival, Cuisle Chorca Dhuibhne. Natives and Refugees Welcoming The Stranger Collective, a dance group of Kerry locals from Dingle, Tralee and Killarney as well as migrants, asylum seekers and refugees from Afghanistan, Algeria, Zimbabwe, Malawi,… Read more…

Writers’ Week Threw Open Its Doors Last Night

Writers’ Week Threw Open Its Doors Last Night

Listowel Writers’ Week officially threw open the doors to its 48th festival on Wednesday night. A host of Irish and international poets, playwrights, novelists, short story writers, artists and musicians flocked into Listowel yesterday evening for the 48th opening and awards ceremony of Listowel Writers’ Week. Award Winning Poet Award winning US Poet Billy Collins… Read more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Classic Documentary at Writer’s Week By: Marian Harnett The Window in Heaven’s Gable – a documentary on The Classic Cinema, the last of the vintage and independent cinemas in Ireland, will screen in the Classic Cinema itself in Listowel at 8:30pm on this Thursday, May 31st. as part of Writer’s Week. Irish Motor Neuron Research The… Read more…

Parents Welcome New Principal to Muire Gan Smál

Parents Welcome New Principal to Muire Gan Smál

Muire Gan Smál, Presentation Primary School, Castleisland welcomed a new school principal recently. A native of Dingle, Máire Lynch, took up her new role after the Easter holidays. She replaces Leona Twiss who is now principal in Cullina National School in Beaufort. Máire comes to Castleisland from CBS Primary, Tralee where she spent the last… Read more…

Artists’ Invite from KCC/Creative Ireland and Enterprise Office

Artists’ Invite from KCC/Creative Ireland and Enterprise Office

Creative Ireland Kerry at the Arts Office at Kerry County Council has announced a collaboration with Local Enterprise Office Kerry which will support visual artists in the county. The Bianconi Inn Taking place at The Bianconi Inn, Annadale Road, Dromavally, Killorglin on May 23rd and 24th, a professional facilitator has been engaged to offer support… Read more…

Employers Invited to Recruitment Day at KCFE Tralee

Employers Invited to Recruitment Day at KCFE Tralee

Employers in Kerry and beyond are invited to attend a recruitment day being held at Kerry College of Further Education, Tralee on Monday, April 30th. between 12noon and 2pm. The recruitment day event is being held in response to demand from leading employers and companies who wish to recruit KCFE students for immediate employment both… Read more…

An Evening of Art, Craft and Music at KCFE

An Evening of Art, Craft and Music at KCFE

Art and music lovers have a delightful evening to look forward to on Friday, April 13th as students from Kerry College of Further Education, Tralee showcase their various talents.  The evening’s entertainment will centre on an exhibition of work being held at the Ashe Hotel, Tralee from 6pm to 8pm. Finishing Touches “The QQI Level… Read more…

Tim Acknowledges Generous Gesture from Spike Players

Tim Acknowledges Generous Gesture from Spike Players

As part of a fundraising drive for Pieta House, Headley’s Bridge, Knocknagoshel native, Tim Moynihan and a few friends are doing a parachute jump at Kilkenny Aerodrome at 12noon on this Saturday. Tim’s jumping friends include former Desmonds footballer, Martin Horgan, Ted Cronin from Rathmore and Louise Ryan from Kilmoyley. Fundraising Events “We have all… Read more…

Music Capital Fund Information Session on St. Brigid’s Day

Music Capital Fund Information Session on St. Brigid’s Day

A bugle call is being issued to all Kerry musicians, bands, collectives, music groups, music organisations, schools and interested communities. An information session, on a new capital fund that will support the purchase of musical instruments, will take place in Tralee Library in Moyderwell at 5pm on Thursday, February 1st and everyone is welcome. Two… Read more…

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