Category Archives: Ballymacelligott

Sliabh Luachra Drama Group Back on the Boards in Scart this Weekend

Sliabh Luachra Drama Group Back on the Boards in Scart this Weekend

Sliabh Luachra Drama Group members are delighted to tread the boards again this month with a hilarious three act comedy, The Maidens Aunt by Jimmy Keary with group member Nora Walsh as director. It tells the story of the maiden aunt Gertie O’ Grady, a retired school teacher and spinster who comes to stay with her niece… Read more…

Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket Wins Doing the Rounds of the Parishes

Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket Wins Doing the Rounds of the Parishes

Last week’s Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket winner was Jack O’Sullivan from Currow. Jack won €810 but was unavailable to receive the cheque at the weekly Saturday night draw at the Castleisland RFC clubhouse. His brother Garry stepped in to collect the winnings from committee member and club player, Joseph Sheehy. Garry did the honours and dipped… Read more…

The Late Patricia Gould, née Reidy, Creamery Road, Brosna, Co. Kerry and Newcastle West, Co. Limerick.

The Late Patricia Gould, née Reidy, Creamery Road, Brosna, Co. Kerry and Newcastle West, Co. Limerick.

The death has occurred of Patricia Gould, née Reidy, Creamery Road, Brosna, Co. Kerry and Newcastle West, Co. Limerick. Patricia passed away peacefully on Friday, February 3rd 2023. Wife of the recently deceased Jim, Patricia is very sadly missed by her sons Matthew and James, daughters-in-law Clare and Stephanie, grandchildren Monty, Padraig, Luca, Sebastian and… Read more…

The Late Michael Costello, Clontarf, Dublin and Castleisland, Co. Kerry

The Late Michael Costello, Clontarf, Dublin and Castleisland, Co. Kerry

The death has occurred of Michael Costello, Clontarf, Dublin and Castleisland, Co. Kerry and Royal Dublin and Portmarnock Golf Clubs. On February 3rd. 2023, peacefully, in the loving care of his family and the staff at Nazareth House Nursing Home, Malahide Road. Beloved husband of Pauline, loving father of Gary, Theo and the recently deceased… Read more…

Wall Knocked in Wanton Act of Thuggery on River Walk Boundary

Wall Knocked in Wanton Act of Thuggery on River Walk Boundary

I know it doesn’t further any case or cause in which it’s invoked but I had to resist the urge to use foul language after hearing of the wanton act of vandalism carried out on the wall on the river walk over the past few days. In recent weeks, a block in the boundary wall… Read more…

Minister Ryan Should Put his Hand in his Own Pocket to Solve Road Crisis – Michael Healy Rae

Minister Ryan Should Put his Hand in his Own Pocket to Solve Road Crisis – Michael Healy Rae

Deputy Michael Healy Rae TD has called on Transport Minister Eamon Ryan to put his hand into the pocket of his own department and help support the Department of Rural Affairs which is unable to provide financial support for some 673 remaining Local Improvement Schemes (LIS) in Kerry. Under LIS, funding can be provided to… Read more…

It’s All In The Cloud – Keep on Looking – and Seeing

It’s All In The Cloud – Keep on Looking – and Seeing

Everything that can be, it seems, is in ‘The Cloud’ these days. I was in my shed last night and painting stuff and I stepped out to take the night air and enjoy the filling moon. Then I noticed the partial face in the cloud and the fón póca came to the rescue. There are… Read more…

Pres Castleisland Students Commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day

Pres Castleisland Students Commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day

The students of Presentation Castleisland recently remembered the six million Jewish people who died during the Holocaust. The third year students planted yellow crocus bulbs to remember one and half million Jewish children and thousands of other children who died in the concentration camps during World War Two. The yellow colour of the flowers reminds… Read more…

Back to the Well for Handed Down Scartaglin Saturday February 18th 8pm

Back to the Well for Handed Down Scartaglin Saturday February 18th 8pm

A great night’s entertainment and a good crowd carried the night in Scartaglen Heritage Centre on Saturday as Matt Cranitch expertly conducted the ‘Picture Paints a Thousand Words’ programme in the ever delightful, always surprising Handed Down series. “Now as the evenings get brighter and spirits lift we are getting ready for this month’s Handed… Read more…

Divanes Announced as Kerry Winners of the ZEVI Electric Vehicle Dealership of the Year Award

Divanes Announced as Kerry Winners of the ZEVI Electric Vehicle Dealership of the Year Award

A list of 124 car dealerships from 24 counties participated in the second ZEVI Electric Vehicle Dealership of the Year Awards. It has emerged that Divanes Volkswagen are the Kerry winners and the Castleisland firm has made the shortlist for the regional finals to be announced at the SIMI Irish Motor Industry Awards on February… Read more…

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Category Archives: Ballymacelligott

Sliabh Luachra Drama Group Back on the Boards in Scart this Weekend

Sliabh Luachra Drama Group Back on the Boards in Scart this Weekend

Sliabh Luachra Drama Group members are delighted to tread the boards again this month with a hilarious three act comedy, The Maidens Aunt by Jimmy Keary with group member Nora Walsh as director. It tells the story of the maiden aunt Gertie O’ Grady, a retired school teacher and spinster who comes to stay with her niece… Read more…

Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket Wins Doing the Rounds of the Parishes

Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket Wins Doing the Rounds of the Parishes

Last week’s Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket winner was Jack O’Sullivan from Currow. Jack won €810 but was unavailable to receive the cheque at the weekly Saturday night draw at the Castleisland RFC clubhouse. His brother Garry stepped in to collect the winnings from committee member and club player, Joseph Sheehy. Garry did the honours and dipped… Read more…

The Late Patricia Gould, née Reidy, Creamery Road, Brosna, Co. Kerry and Newcastle West, Co. Limerick.

The Late Patricia Gould, née Reidy, Creamery Road, Brosna, Co. Kerry and Newcastle West, Co. Limerick.

The death has occurred of Patricia Gould, née Reidy, Creamery Road, Brosna, Co. Kerry and Newcastle West, Co. Limerick. Patricia passed away peacefully on Friday, February 3rd 2023. Wife of the recently deceased Jim, Patricia is very sadly missed by her sons Matthew and James, daughters-in-law Clare and Stephanie, grandchildren Monty, Padraig, Luca, Sebastian and… Read more…

The Late Michael Costello, Clontarf, Dublin and Castleisland, Co. Kerry

The Late Michael Costello, Clontarf, Dublin and Castleisland, Co. Kerry

The death has occurred of Michael Costello, Clontarf, Dublin and Castleisland, Co. Kerry and Royal Dublin and Portmarnock Golf Clubs. On February 3rd. 2023, peacefully, in the loving care of his family and the staff at Nazareth House Nursing Home, Malahide Road. Beloved husband of Pauline, loving father of Gary, Theo and the recently deceased… Read more…

Wall Knocked in Wanton Act of Thuggery on River Walk Boundary

Wall Knocked in Wanton Act of Thuggery on River Walk Boundary

I know it doesn’t further any case or cause in which it’s invoked but I had to resist the urge to use foul language after hearing of the wanton act of vandalism carried out on the wall on the river walk over the past few days. In recent weeks, a block in the boundary wall… Read more…

Minister Ryan Should Put his Hand in his Own Pocket to Solve Road Crisis – Michael Healy Rae

Minister Ryan Should Put his Hand in his Own Pocket to Solve Road Crisis – Michael Healy Rae

Deputy Michael Healy Rae TD has called on Transport Minister Eamon Ryan to put his hand into the pocket of his own department and help support the Department of Rural Affairs which is unable to provide financial support for some 673 remaining Local Improvement Schemes (LIS) in Kerry. Under LIS, funding can be provided to… Read more…

It’s All In The Cloud – Keep on Looking – and Seeing

It’s All In The Cloud – Keep on Looking – and Seeing

Everything that can be, it seems, is in ‘The Cloud’ these days. I was in my shed last night and painting stuff and I stepped out to take the night air and enjoy the filling moon. Then I noticed the partial face in the cloud and the fón póca came to the rescue. There are… Read more…

Pres Castleisland Students Commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day

Pres Castleisland Students Commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day

The students of Presentation Castleisland recently remembered the six million Jewish people who died during the Holocaust. The third year students planted yellow crocus bulbs to remember one and half million Jewish children and thousands of other children who died in the concentration camps during World War Two. The yellow colour of the flowers reminds… Read more…

Back to the Well for Handed Down Scartaglin Saturday February 18th 8pm

Back to the Well for Handed Down Scartaglin Saturday February 18th 8pm

A great night’s entertainment and a good crowd carried the night in Scartaglen Heritage Centre on Saturday as Matt Cranitch expertly conducted the ‘Picture Paints a Thousand Words’ programme in the ever delightful, always surprising Handed Down series. “Now as the evenings get brighter and spirits lift we are getting ready for this month’s Handed… Read more…

Divanes Announced as Kerry Winners of the ZEVI Electric Vehicle Dealership of the Year Award

Divanes Announced as Kerry Winners of the ZEVI Electric Vehicle Dealership of the Year Award

A list of 124 car dealerships from 24 counties participated in the second ZEVI Electric Vehicle Dealership of the Year Awards. It has emerged that Divanes Volkswagen are the Kerry winners and the Castleisland firm has made the shortlist for the regional finals to be announced at the SIMI Irish Motor Industry Awards on February… Read more…

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