Category Archives: Ballymacelligott

Castleisland / Bannalec Twinning AGM on January 24th

Castleisland / Bannalec Twinning AGM on January 24th

The annual general meeting of the Castleisland/Sliabh Luachra / Bannalec Twinning Committee will be held on Friday, January 24th at 7.30pm sharp in the River Island Hotel, Castleisland. In September of 2019 a group of 17 people from Bannalec visited Castleisland and were hosted by local families over four days. 2020 Visit to Bannalec “It… Read more…

Miracle Boy’s Phone Reunion with Capuchin who Saved his Life with Healing Glove

Miracle Boy’s Phone Reunion with Capuchin who Saved his Life with Healing Glove

It has emerged that an 11 year old Farranfore boy, once dubbed ‘The Miracle Baby’ in medical circles in two Dublin hospitals, was among the attendance at the opening St. Pio / Padre Pio Novena in Castleisland last week. Jayden Foley weighed in at a mere two-and-a-half pounds when he arrived 14 weeks early in… Read more…

Invitation to Muire Gan Smál Presentation Primary Open Evening

Invitation to Muire Gan Smál Presentation Primary Open Evening

The staff and pupils at Muire Gan Smál Presentation Primary, Castleisland are pleased to invite you to an open evening in the school, on Thursday, January 30th between 6:30pm and 7:30pm. During the evening you will have an opportunity to explore the school and its facilities. Prospective pupils will get a chance to meet other… Read more…

Cordal Resource Centre and River Island Hotel Cards Results

Cordal Resource Centre and River Island Hotel Cards Results

The following are the results of the card game held in the Cordal Resource Centre. 1st.: Neily Shanahan and Dick Collins, Dan Jones and Seamus McKenna. 2nd.: Dolly McAuliffe and Norrie O’Connor. Ladies:Annie O’Connor and Eileen Donovan. Gents: Mike and Diarmuid Shine. Mixed: Bridie and Joe Reidy. Spots: Eileen and Mike O’Connell, James Dignan and… Read more…

The Cronin Brothers from Reaboy presented by Aidan Connolly

The Cronin Brothers from Reaboy presented by Aidan Connolly

The coming Saturday, January 18th is the date for the first Handed Down presentation of 2020 and it will be a special on the Cronin brothers from Reaboy in Gneeveguilla. Johnny played fiddle and box; Mick played flute and whistle and Paddy favoured fiddle and flute. Presented by the young and accomplished fiddle player, Aidan… Read more…

Christmas Day 2019 Record Set for GOAL Mile

Christmas Day 2019 Record Set for GOAL Mile

All who took part in the Christmas Day 2019 GOAL Mile charity event at An Ríocht AC in Castleisland could well be entitled to take a little bow. The participants, on that special of special days, set a new record for the event in terms of numbers participating and, as you might expect, for the… Read more…

Civic Reception for The Duke and St. Mary’s after Golden Blitz Success

Civic Reception for The Duke and St. Mary’s after Golden Blitz Success

Kerry County Council will bestow its highest honour on Donal ‘Duke’ O’Connor and St. Mary’s Basketball Club with a civic reception when the Castleisland/Corca Dhuibhne Area Municipal District representatives and officials meet on Wednesday at Castleisland Area Services Centre. While the usual business of the council will be conducted there from early morning onward, the… Read more…

Storm Brendan Status Orange – The Worst is Yet to Come

Storm Brendan Status Orange – The Worst is Yet to Come

Met Éireann has issued two weather related warnings this morning. One is, obviously, centred on the strengthening Storm Brendan and its associated squalls and heavy rain. The other wanting came from Evelyn Cusack on the Seán O’Rourke Show on RTÉ Radio One when she asked people to be wary of bogus weather charts which are… Read more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

West Limerick Singing Club meets on the first Friday of each month in Philip Enright’s, Ramble Inn, Church Street from 9pm. Afternoon Tea Dancing Afternoon Tea Dancing at Fr. Casey’s GAA Club on this Sunday, January 12th from 3-6pm in aid of Fr. Martin Mc Cormack’s African Project. Music by Donie Walsh and Anthony. Admission… Read more…

Outstanding Contribution to Sport 2019 Award for Mary Geaney

Outstanding Contribution to Sport 2019 Award for Mary Geaney

Mary Geaney captained her native county to All-Ireland football glory before going on to lead Cork’s camogie team to All-Ireland success, the first player to achieve such a feat. Scored 3-2 in All-Ireland Final She captained Kerry to football success in 1976 – she scored 3-2 in the final win over Offaly, the first hat… Read more…

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Category Archives: Ballymacelligott

Castleisland / Bannalec Twinning AGM on January 24th

Castleisland / Bannalec Twinning AGM on January 24th

The annual general meeting of the Castleisland/Sliabh Luachra / Bannalec Twinning Committee will be held on Friday, January 24th at 7.30pm sharp in the River Island Hotel, Castleisland. In September of 2019 a group of 17 people from Bannalec visited Castleisland and were hosted by local families over four days. 2020 Visit to Bannalec “It… Read more…

Miracle Boy’s Phone Reunion with Capuchin who Saved his Life with Healing Glove

Miracle Boy’s Phone Reunion with Capuchin who Saved his Life with Healing Glove

It has emerged that an 11 year old Farranfore boy, once dubbed ‘The Miracle Baby’ in medical circles in two Dublin hospitals, was among the attendance at the opening St. Pio / Padre Pio Novena in Castleisland last week. Jayden Foley weighed in at a mere two-and-a-half pounds when he arrived 14 weeks early in… Read more…

Invitation to Muire Gan Smál Presentation Primary Open Evening

Invitation to Muire Gan Smál Presentation Primary Open Evening

The staff and pupils at Muire Gan Smál Presentation Primary, Castleisland are pleased to invite you to an open evening in the school, on Thursday, January 30th between 6:30pm and 7:30pm. During the evening you will have an opportunity to explore the school and its facilities. Prospective pupils will get a chance to meet other… Read more…

Cordal Resource Centre and River Island Hotel Cards Results

Cordal Resource Centre and River Island Hotel Cards Results

The following are the results of the card game held in the Cordal Resource Centre. 1st.: Neily Shanahan and Dick Collins, Dan Jones and Seamus McKenna. 2nd.: Dolly McAuliffe and Norrie O’Connor. Ladies:Annie O’Connor and Eileen Donovan. Gents: Mike and Diarmuid Shine. Mixed: Bridie and Joe Reidy. Spots: Eileen and Mike O’Connell, James Dignan and… Read more…

The Cronin Brothers from Reaboy presented by Aidan Connolly

The Cronin Brothers from Reaboy presented by Aidan Connolly

The coming Saturday, January 18th is the date for the first Handed Down presentation of 2020 and it will be a special on the Cronin brothers from Reaboy in Gneeveguilla. Johnny played fiddle and box; Mick played flute and whistle and Paddy favoured fiddle and flute. Presented by the young and accomplished fiddle player, Aidan… Read more…

Christmas Day 2019 Record Set for GOAL Mile

Christmas Day 2019 Record Set for GOAL Mile

All who took part in the Christmas Day 2019 GOAL Mile charity event at An Ríocht AC in Castleisland could well be entitled to take a little bow. The participants, on that special of special days, set a new record for the event in terms of numbers participating and, as you might expect, for the… Read more…

Civic Reception for The Duke and St. Mary’s after Golden Blitz Success

Civic Reception for The Duke and St. Mary’s after Golden Blitz Success

Kerry County Council will bestow its highest honour on Donal ‘Duke’ O’Connor and St. Mary’s Basketball Club with a civic reception when the Castleisland/Corca Dhuibhne Area Municipal District representatives and officials meet on Wednesday at Castleisland Area Services Centre. While the usual business of the council will be conducted there from early morning onward, the… Read more…

Storm Brendan Status Orange – The Worst is Yet to Come

Storm Brendan Status Orange – The Worst is Yet to Come

Met Éireann has issued two weather related warnings this morning. One is, obviously, centred on the strengthening Storm Brendan and its associated squalls and heavy rain. The other wanting came from Evelyn Cusack on the Seán O’Rourke Show on RTÉ Radio One when she asked people to be wary of bogus weather charts which are… Read more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

West Limerick Singing Club meets on the first Friday of each month in Philip Enright’s, Ramble Inn, Church Street from 9pm. Afternoon Tea Dancing Afternoon Tea Dancing at Fr. Casey’s GAA Club on this Sunday, January 12th from 3-6pm in aid of Fr. Martin Mc Cormack’s African Project. Music by Donie Walsh and Anthony. Admission… Read more…

Outstanding Contribution to Sport 2019 Award for Mary Geaney

Outstanding Contribution to Sport 2019 Award for Mary Geaney

Mary Geaney captained her native county to All-Ireland football glory before going on to lead Cork’s camogie team to All-Ireland success, the first player to achieve such a feat. Scored 3-2 in All-Ireland Final She captained Kerry to football success in 1976 – she scored 3-2 in the final win over Offaly, the first hat… Read more…

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