Category Archives: Ballybunion

Organisers ‘Blown Out of It’ by Support for Castleisland Drive in Bingo

Organisers ‘Blown Out of It’ by Support for Castleisland Drive in Bingo

Bingo addicts from all and every corner of this and neighbouring counties converged on Castleisland on Sunday afternoon to indulge in their passion for the first time since everything closed down in mid spring. A count of cars alone came to 312 and each of those cars had parties of two, three or four players… Read more…

Full Road Closure It Is on College Road While Resurfacing Lasts

Full Road Closure It Is on College Road While Resurfacing Lasts

In spite of a cast iron – if you’ll pardon the unpardonable – guarantee to Cllr. Charlie Farrelly at the weekend that a full road closure would not be put in place on College Road this week, the road is as fully closed as it can be this evening. The surface of the road has… Read more…

Owen and Marian Share Great Golfing Year

Owen and Marian Share Great Golfing Year

There’s a great chance that Owen Nolan has created a bit of Castleisland Members’ Golf Club history. In fact, put like that, he certainly has. This year, Owen has won both the captain’s and the president’s prizes – and, as the ‘members’ club’ has been in existence for only a few years, he has indeed… Read more…

Retention of 14 Blue Flags is Fantastic News for Kerry

Retention of 14 Blue Flags is Fantastic News for Kerry

The Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr John Sheahan has warmly welcomed the news that Kerry has retained its 14 Blue Flags at 13 of the county’s beaches as well as Fenit Marina. Blue Flag Jury The decision of the Blue Flag jury announced on Monday sees the following beaches retain their flags for 2018:… 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…

Tom Barry to Fill Vacant Seat on Kerry County Council

Tom Barry to Fill Vacant Seat on Kerry County Council

Listowel native and former Mayor of Listowel, Tom Barry was selected to replace Cllr. Diane Nolan at a convention of the Listowel Local Election Area in the Listowel Arms Hotel. His was the only nomination received before the deadline closed on Friday. Selected to Replace Cllr. Nolan He was selected to replace Cllr Diane Nolan… Read more…

Community Music Workshop at ABI Castleisland

Community Music Workshop at ABI Castleisland

People availing of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Ireland Community Services at Cahereens West here in Castleisland recently completed a community music workshop with Killarney based musician, Ruti Lachs. The workshop was a collaboration between the ABI and Kerry Education and Training Board The group comprised 10 to 12 participants and community support workers. Eight Weekly… Read more…

Knocknagoshel will be Sixth Kerry Parish without a Priest

Knocknagoshel will be Sixth Kerry Parish without a Priest

As Bishop Ray Browne announced the clerical changes to parishes under his care, he obliquely acknowledged the service given by many priests by asking a very straight question: ‘What other group has a retirement age of 75 or 76? In the course of Bishop Browne’s report, it also comes to light that Knocknagoshel is to… Read 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 to… Read more…

Council Raises One of County’s 14 Blue Flags at Inch Beach

Council Raises One of County’s 14 Blue Flags at Inch Beach

At Inch Beach in West Kerry this week, Kerry County Council raised one of the county’s 14 Blue Flags for the 2017 season. Kerry beaches have again maintained their excellent standard this year with the awarding of 14 Blue Flags for 2017 by An Taisce – The National Trust for Ireland, as announced in recent… Read more…

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Category Archives: Ballybunion

Organisers ‘Blown Out of It’ by Support for Castleisland Drive in Bingo

Organisers ‘Blown Out of It’ by Support for Castleisland Drive in Bingo

Bingo addicts from all and every corner of this and neighbouring counties converged on Castleisland on Sunday afternoon to indulge in their passion for the first time since everything closed down in mid spring. A count of cars alone came to 312 and each of those cars had parties of two, three or four players… Read more…

Full Road Closure It Is on College Road While Resurfacing Lasts

Full Road Closure It Is on College Road While Resurfacing Lasts

In spite of a cast iron – if you’ll pardon the unpardonable – guarantee to Cllr. Charlie Farrelly at the weekend that a full road closure would not be put in place on College Road this week, the road is as fully closed as it can be this evening. The surface of the road has… Read more…

Owen and Marian Share Great Golfing Year

Owen and Marian Share Great Golfing Year

There’s a great chance that Owen Nolan has created a bit of Castleisland Members’ Golf Club history. In fact, put like that, he certainly has. This year, Owen has won both the captain’s and the president’s prizes – and, as the ‘members’ club’ has been in existence for only a few years, he has indeed… Read more…

Retention of 14 Blue Flags is Fantastic News for Kerry

Retention of 14 Blue Flags is Fantastic News for Kerry

The Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr John Sheahan has warmly welcomed the news that Kerry has retained its 14 Blue Flags at 13 of the county’s beaches as well as Fenit Marina. Blue Flag Jury The decision of the Blue Flag jury announced on Monday sees the following beaches retain their flags for 2018:… 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…

Tom Barry to Fill Vacant Seat on Kerry County Council

Tom Barry to Fill Vacant Seat on Kerry County Council

Listowel native and former Mayor of Listowel, Tom Barry was selected to replace Cllr. Diane Nolan at a convention of the Listowel Local Election Area in the Listowel Arms Hotel. His was the only nomination received before the deadline closed on Friday. Selected to Replace Cllr. Nolan He was selected to replace Cllr Diane Nolan… Read more…

Community Music Workshop at ABI Castleisland

Community Music Workshop at ABI Castleisland

People availing of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Ireland Community Services at Cahereens West here in Castleisland recently completed a community music workshop with Killarney based musician, Ruti Lachs. The workshop was a collaboration between the ABI and Kerry Education and Training Board The group comprised 10 to 12 participants and community support workers. Eight Weekly… Read more…

Knocknagoshel will be Sixth Kerry Parish without a Priest

Knocknagoshel will be Sixth Kerry Parish without a Priest

As Bishop Ray Browne announced the clerical changes to parishes under his care, he obliquely acknowledged the service given by many priests by asking a very straight question: ‘What other group has a retirement age of 75 or 76? In the course of Bishop Browne’s report, it also comes to light that Knocknagoshel is to… Read 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 to… Read more…

Council Raises One of County’s 14 Blue Flags at Inch Beach

Council Raises One of County’s 14 Blue Flags at Inch Beach

At Inch Beach in West Kerry this week, Kerry County Council raised one of the county’s 14 Blue Flags for the 2017 season. Kerry beaches have again maintained their excellent standard this year with the awarding of 14 Blue Flags for 2017 by An Taisce – The National Trust for Ireland, as announced in recent… Read more…

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