Category Archives: Ballymacelligott

Kerry College Announces New IT Fundamentals Programme

Kerry College Announces New IT Fundamentals Programme

Do you know someone who loves to troubleshoot tech problems or is your go-to-person to get tech issues fixed. Could that person be you? Kerry College has just announced an innovative 10 week full-time summer course which provides an opportunity for career changers and career starters and school leavers to explore if a career in… Read more…

Presentation Castleisland Students Win Garda Achievement Award

Presentation Castleisland Students Win Garda Achievement Award

A special group of Transition Year students in Presentation Secondary School, Castleisland earned honourable recognition recently with a Garda Youth Achievement Group Award. The Lee Strand sponsored award ceremony highlights examples of young people in the county who exemplify the qualities of what makes a fantastic volunteer. Community Clean-up in Currow Fiona Brosnan, Danielle Moriarty,… Read more…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

A return to the playing fields is just a few weeks away now for our under age players. Parents must register their children online this year. To register and pay the child’s membership for the year go to the link below. All registration has moved online this year due to Covid-19. If you have a Return… Read more…

The Late Catherine Sugrue, Tulligabeen, Castleisland, late of Meenganaire, Knocknagoshel

The Late Catherine Sugrue, Tulligabeen, Castleisland, late of Meenganaire, Knocknagoshel

The death has occurred of Catherine ‘Kitty’ Sugrue, nee Lenihan, Tulligabeen, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and late of Meenganaire, Knocknagoshel. Peacefully on April 7th 2021, surrounded by her loving family in the excellent care of the Palliative Care Team at University Hospital Kerry. Predeceased by her husbands Danny Cremins who died in 1962 and Stephen Sugrue… Read more…

Castleisland Confirmation Class Faces and News from May 1979

Castleisland Confirmation Class Faces and News from May 1979

We have another blast from the past this week with the Martin Downey supplied Castleisland Boys National School Confirmation class photograph from May 1979. While the boys were preparing and subsequently celebrating their big day and their meeting with Bishop Kevin McNamara the world went on revolving and the news was as varied as ever.… Read more…

Government Urged to Encourage Youth into Trades – Michael Healy-Rae T.D.

Government Urged to Encourage Youth into Trades – Michael Healy-Rae T.D.

Kerry Deputy Michael Healy Rae has called for a more proactive approach in promoting trades apprenticeships to young people. Deputy Healy Rae feels that young people should be encouraged into taking up more trades opportunities as the country prepares to hopefully open up post Covid. Comments after Funding  He was making his comments after the… Read more…

Mary B. Is a Second Time Split the Bucket Winner

Mary B. Is a Second Time Split the Bucket Winner

Mary B.Donegan is the lucky winner of the Castleisland Split the Bucket draw which was held in Centra on Saturday, April 3rd. This is the second time that Mary, from Knocknagoshel, won. She previously won in December 2019. Her winnings this time round was €737. The next draw will be held at Martin Curtin’s on… Read more…

Community College Student Awarded UCC Scholarship

Community College Student Awarded UCC Scholarship

Kevin Keane, a past pupil of Castleisland Community College, was awarded a University College Cork Entrance Scholarship for the 20/21 academic year on the basis of his Leaving Certificate results. Kevin received the maximum points of 625 in his Leaving Certificate and he also achieved the ninety third percentile in his Health Professions Admission Test result.… Read more…

The Late Sr. de Sales Horgan, Ballyhorgan, Lixnaw, Presentation Sisters Tralee and Dingle

The Late Sr. de Sales Horgan, Ballyhorgan, Lixnaw, Presentation Sisters Tralee and Dingle

The death has occurred of Sr. de Sales Horgan, Presentation Sisters, Castle Street, Tralee, Co. Kerry and formerly of Ballyhorgan, Lixnaw, Co. Kerry and Presentation Convent Dingle. Sr. de Sales passed away peacefully in the loving care of the nurses and staff of University Hospital Kerry, on Easter Sunday, April 4th. 2021. Predeceased by her… Read more…

First Healthy Kerry Framework to be Launched on World Health Day

First Healthy Kerry Framework to be Launched on World Health Day

The first ever Healthy Kerry Framework will be launched on World Health Day on this Wednesday, April 7th 2021, by the Minister of State at the Department of Health, Frank Feighan TD. The framework was developed to support the implementation of the national Healthy Ireland Framework and campaigns in response to the needs of the… Read more…

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Category Archives: Ballymacelligott

Kerry College Announces New IT Fundamentals Programme

Kerry College Announces New IT Fundamentals Programme

Do you know someone who loves to troubleshoot tech problems or is your go-to-person to get tech issues fixed. Could that person be you? Kerry College has just announced an innovative 10 week full-time summer course which provides an opportunity for career changers and career starters and school leavers to explore if a career in… Read more…

Presentation Castleisland Students Win Garda Achievement Award

Presentation Castleisland Students Win Garda Achievement Award

A special group of Transition Year students in Presentation Secondary School, Castleisland earned honourable recognition recently with a Garda Youth Achievement Group Award. The Lee Strand sponsored award ceremony highlights examples of young people in the county who exemplify the qualities of what makes a fantastic volunteer. Community Clean-up in Currow Fiona Brosnan, Danielle Moriarty,… Read more…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

A return to the playing fields is just a few weeks away now for our under age players. Parents must register their children online this year. To register and pay the child’s membership for the year go to the link below. All registration has moved online this year due to Covid-19. If you have a Return… Read more…

The Late Catherine Sugrue, Tulligabeen, Castleisland, late of Meenganaire, Knocknagoshel

The Late Catherine Sugrue, Tulligabeen, Castleisland, late of Meenganaire, Knocknagoshel

The death has occurred of Catherine ‘Kitty’ Sugrue, nee Lenihan, Tulligabeen, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and late of Meenganaire, Knocknagoshel. Peacefully on April 7th 2021, surrounded by her loving family in the excellent care of the Palliative Care Team at University Hospital Kerry. Predeceased by her husbands Danny Cremins who died in 1962 and Stephen Sugrue… Read more…

Castleisland Confirmation Class Faces and News from May 1979

Castleisland Confirmation Class Faces and News from May 1979

We have another blast from the past this week with the Martin Downey supplied Castleisland Boys National School Confirmation class photograph from May 1979. While the boys were preparing and subsequently celebrating their big day and their meeting with Bishop Kevin McNamara the world went on revolving and the news was as varied as ever.… Read more…

Government Urged to Encourage Youth into Trades – Michael Healy-Rae T.D.

Government Urged to Encourage Youth into Trades – Michael Healy-Rae T.D.

Kerry Deputy Michael Healy Rae has called for a more proactive approach in promoting trades apprenticeships to young people. Deputy Healy Rae feels that young people should be encouraged into taking up more trades opportunities as the country prepares to hopefully open up post Covid. Comments after Funding  He was making his comments after the… Read more…

Mary B. Is a Second Time Split the Bucket Winner

Mary B. Is a Second Time Split the Bucket Winner

Mary B.Donegan is the lucky winner of the Castleisland Split the Bucket draw which was held in Centra on Saturday, April 3rd. This is the second time that Mary, from Knocknagoshel, won. She previously won in December 2019. Her winnings this time round was €737. The next draw will be held at Martin Curtin’s on… Read more…

Community College Student Awarded UCC Scholarship

Community College Student Awarded UCC Scholarship

Kevin Keane, a past pupil of Castleisland Community College, was awarded a University College Cork Entrance Scholarship for the 20/21 academic year on the basis of his Leaving Certificate results. Kevin received the maximum points of 625 in his Leaving Certificate and he also achieved the ninety third percentile in his Health Professions Admission Test result.… Read more…

The Late Sr. de Sales Horgan, Ballyhorgan, Lixnaw, Presentation Sisters Tralee and Dingle

The Late Sr. de Sales Horgan, Ballyhorgan, Lixnaw, Presentation Sisters Tralee and Dingle

The death has occurred of Sr. de Sales Horgan, Presentation Sisters, Castle Street, Tralee, Co. Kerry and formerly of Ballyhorgan, Lixnaw, Co. Kerry and Presentation Convent Dingle. Sr. de Sales passed away peacefully in the loving care of the nurses and staff of University Hospital Kerry, on Easter Sunday, April 4th. 2021. Predeceased by her… Read more…

First Healthy Kerry Framework to be Launched on World Health Day

First Healthy Kerry Framework to be Launched on World Health Day

The first ever Healthy Kerry Framework will be launched on World Health Day on this Wednesday, April 7th 2021, by the Minister of State at the Department of Health, Frank Feighan TD. The framework was developed to support the implementation of the national Healthy Ireland Framework and campaigns in response to the needs of the… Read more…

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