Category Archives: Brosna

Spike Back with Poor Jimmy in Knocknagoshel

Spike Back with Poor Jimmy in Knocknagoshel

The Spike Players’ production of this year’s play, Poor Jimmy is occupying the waking thoughts of Knocknagoshel based thespians these mornings, noons and nights. Most of these nights will find them at the local community centre as they put the final and finer touches to the P.G. O’Dea scripted play. A Respectable Woman The storyRead more…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Lotto Draw at Moynihan’s Bar The next Knocknagoshel GAA Club Lotto draw will be for a jackpot of €7,000. The draw will be held in Moynihan’s Bar, Headleysbridge on Saturday, March 3rd.at 10pm. Tickets are available fro: Kieran’s XL; Leahy’s Post Office; the local bars and usual sellers. Coaching Workshops A practical workshop for footballRead more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Grand-parents’ Day Celebrated at Scoil Naomh Pádraig, Knocknasna Granparents’ Day was celebrated at Scoil Naomh Pádraig, Knocknasna on Wednesday, February 14th. By Marian Harnett A huge crowd gathered at 1pm to view the geography projects of the senior room. Each child had explored a European county and had their work on display along with theRead more…

TG4 In Hunt for Talented Families For New TV Show

TG4 In Hunt for Talented Families For New TV Show

I got a call the other evening from Rob at Adare Productions and he told me they’re doing the groundwork for a new television talent show for TG4. The show will be based around a search for Ireland’s most talented family. He asked me if I could think of musically talented families in the KerryRead more…

St. Patrick’s Day Parade to Start from Mart Yard

St. Patrick’s Day Parade to Start from Mart Yard

The scheduled meeting of Castleisland’s St Patrick’s Day Parade ad-hoc committee took place in the River Island Hotel on Thursday night, February 8th. The meeting included valued safety advice from Garda Sergeant John O’Mahony and a welcome increase of members of the public and business people from the town. It was decided that this yearRead more…

Unprecedented Television Coverage for Castleisland

Unprecedented Television Coverage for Castleisland

Castleisland is to be the focus of an unprecedented level of television exposure over the next few weeks. And it starts on this very Sunday morning, February 11th with Fr. Dan O’Riordan as he celebrates Mass live on RTÉ One Television and Radio One at 11am along with Castleisland Parish Choir. Rehearsals have been ongoingRead more…

Pelting Politicians with Turkeys on the Doorsteps

Pelting Politicians with Turkeys on the Doorsteps

“I’m glad to get the opportunity to speak about this important issue but I believe that Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael would be better advised to work together rather than attacking each other across the floor of the House,” said Deputy Danny Healy Rae in Dáil Éireann during the week. He continued: “It ought toRead more…

The Late Ted Moynihan, Chairman of the Kerry Hospice Foundation

The Late Ted Moynihan, Chairman of the Kerry Hospice Foundation

It was with a deep sense of heartfelt sadness that the Kerry Hospice Foundation announced the passing of its founder member and chairman, Ted Moynihan.  By Con Dennehy The 2017 Kerry Person of the Year, Mr. Moynihan (81) passed away on Thursday morning in the tender care of staff at the new Palliative Care InRead more…

Castleisland and Cordal 31 Drive Results

Castleisland and Cordal 31 Drive Results

Cordal Resource Centre 31 Drive Results The following are the results of the card game held in the Cordal Resource Centre on Wednesday night. 1st. Jerry Donoghue and Tom Brennan, Ned O’Callaghan and Joe Walsh. 2nd. Connie Keane and Moss Horan. Ladies: Noreen Reidy and Helen O’Callaghan. Gents: Danny O’Loughlin and Seamus McKenna. Mixed: BridieRead more…

Scartaglen GAA Club News Round-Up

Scartaglen GAA Club News Round-Up

Congratulations to Shauna Tangney  Scartaglen GAA and Scartaglen Coiste na nÓg would like to send its congratulations to Shauna Tangney who has been selected for the U-14 Kerry Ladies Football Team. By Paul Murphy PRO Shauna has been a prominent member of the Scartaglen teams from U-6s to U12s and is now part of theRead more…