Category Archives: Castleisland Community Centre

Cordal’s Lisa Fundraiser an Outstanding Success

Cordal’s Lisa Fundraiser an Outstanding Success

Last Friday night sure was a night to remember. We can’t thank everybody enough for such an awesome night. The event was a great success. A huge thanks to all of those who bought tickets and came on the night. By Paddy Flynn PRO We’d like to sincerely thank our organisers, volunteers and stewards whoRead more…

Aisling and Thomas, Emma and Michelle Shine at Glittering Dance Finale

Aisling and Thomas, Emma and Michelle Shine at Glittering Dance Finale

If you instantly cop the link between: Paddy White, Nora Fealey, Thomas ‘Harry’ Callaghan, Aisling O’Connell, Michelle Reidy, Emma Sweeney, Lezek Brozozka, Siobhán Daly, Sandra Hartnett-O’Connor and Michael ‘Trod’ Broderick – you’re well up on your history then. The three-year history of Castleisland’s involvement with the countrywide, fundraising phenomena of Strictly Come Dancing – thatRead more…

Details of 158th Castleisland Races Launched

Details of 158th Castleisland Races Launched

Castleisland Race Committee has launched details of the 158th running of the meeting. The one-day event will be held on the Powell’s Road lands of Maurice Brosnan on Sunday, June 4th from 12:30pm. There will be a card of 10 top class flat races with leading horses from Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales taking part.Read more…

All Welcome to Community College 30th Celebrations

All Welcome to Community College 30th Celebrations

Castleisland Community College will put the final touch to its 30th anniversary 1987 – 2017 celebrations on Friday evening May 19th. It was decided earlier this year to mark the occasion of the establishment of the college in its present location in 1987 by holding three events to celebrate the three decades at Tonbwee. TractorRead more…

KDYS/An Garda Síochána Basketball Blitz

KDYS/An Garda Síochána Basketball Blitz

 The Kerry Diocesan Youth Service in partnership with An Garda Síochána held their ninth annual basketball blitz at Castleisland Community Centre on Good Friday. The event was organised by Helena Falvey, Youth Justice Worker with the KDYS and Garda Liz Twomey, Castleisland Garda Station. The event attracted over 100 young people who took part inRead more…

St. Mary’s Club Go Gate Collecting as U-16 Girls Go to Play in Spain

St. Mary’s Club Go Gate Collecting as U-16 Girls Go to Play in Spain

St. Mary’s Basketball Club will hold its annual church gate collection at all masses over this Easter weekend. U-16 Girls off to Sunny Spain Meanwhile, the club’s U-16 girls and coaches, Aoife Nolan and Conor Brosnan are bound for the Mediterranean coast of Spain to represent the club in a long running tournament there. ByRead more…

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

The men’s senior team travel to play Austin Stack’s in round 3 of the Kerry County league this coming Saturday April 9th at 6pm. By Gerdie Murphy This is a vital game for us this weekend having, unfortunately, lost at home to Glenbeigh-Glencar in round two of the league. U-16 Boys Defeat John Mitchels TheRead more…

Cordal GAA Club News Round-Up

Cordal GAA Club News Round-Up

Cordal/Scart Defeat Listowel Emmets in Co. Minor League Cordal/Scart played Listowel Emmets on Friday in Listowel. Half time saw the homeboys on top with a goal’s lead at 1-7 to 0-7. By: Paddy Flynn Cordal/Scart pushed forward in the second half to take the lead and finished the game two points on top at 1-15Read more…

Lip Sync – The Talk of the Town

Lip Sync – The Talk of the Town

The way Castleisland AFC went about its business with its Lip Sync Battle at the local community centre on Friday night is the talk of this and surrounding parishes. Almost 1,200 people packed the centre with atmosphere, colour and excitement and in anticipation of a great night’s entertainment. They got what they went for –Read more…

St. Mary’s U-16 Boys into All Ireland Club Play-offs

St. Mary’s U-16 Boys into All Ireland Club Play-offs

Our U-16 boys had a 49 to 48 win over Gneeveguilla in their final game of the season which turned out to be a thriller. By Liz Galwey The boys had a cracking opening quarter and kept their lead right up to the final few minutes but a strong Gneeveguilla side kept coming back andRead more…