Category Archives: Castleisland Golf Club

Dick Fitzgerald Golf Cup & End of Year Presentations

Dick Fitzgerald Golf Cup & End of Year Presentations

The Dick Fitzgerald Golf Cup presentation took place in the Woodlands House Hotel and Spa in Adare recently. There was a large gathering present including members of Castleisland Golf Club and the Fitzgerald family were all present for the ceremony. Beloved Castleisland Mary Fitzgerald welcomed everyone present and she thanked the Castleisland club members forRead more…

Rhyno Mills Scratch Cups Competitions at Castleisland Golf Club

Rhyno Mills Scratch Cups Competitions at Castleisland Golf Club

Castleisland Members Golf Club 2017 Scratch Cups sponsored by Rhyno Mills Castleisland will take place on Saturday, August 19th. The following are the details: Junior Scratch Cup Handicap limit: five to 11, Intermediate Scratch Cup Handicap limit: 12 to 18. Minor Scratch Cup Handicap limit: 19 to 26. Entry fees €7 for members €15 forRead more…

Dick Fitzgerald Memorial Golf Cup August 24th to 27th

Dick Fitzgerald Memorial Golf Cup August 24th to 27th

The second annual Dick Fitzgerald Memorial Golf Cup was launched in Leen’s Hotel in Abbeyfeale on Friday. The competition will be held at Castleisland Golf Club from Thursday, August 24th to Sunday 27th from 7am to 4pm. Mary Fitzgerald and her son, Richard cut short their attendance at the Galway Race Festival to be atRead more…

Chin Up Goggle Introduced by Visionary Kerrymen

Chin Up Goggle Introduced by Visionary Kerrymen

An American invention with a local connection has just been introduced as a sports training aid which has been brought to the Irish market, initially, by two Kerry men. James O’Connell, Laccabawn, Castleisland and Rory Kilgallen from Tralee had their product featured on the RTÉ One, Dara Ó Cinnéide fronted GAA Nua on Monday eveningRead more…

Castleisland is Ready for St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2017

Castleisland is Ready for St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2017

The street has been decorated and the permanent sound system is ready to go for the big event on Friday. The St. Patrick’s Day Parade here is set for the off at 1pm. from its regular blocks on Tralee Road. It will be led out again this year by the blood stirring strains of theRead more…

Looking Back at the Business Life of Castleisland in 1970

Looking Back at the Business Life of Castleisland in 1970

As the first St. Mary’s Basketball Club Blitz was held in the Astor Ballroom / Cinema in 1970, for this year’s ‘Blitz Programme’ Colm Kirwan thought it appropriate to look at the business life of Castleisland in the course of that year. Colm looked at how the town and surrounding areas and parishes were servicedRead more…

New Captain to ‘Make Castleisland Members Golf Club Great Again’

New Captain to ‘Make Castleisland Members Golf Club Great Again’

There was a fair old whiff of the new America in the laying out of ambitions of incoming captain of Castleisland Members Golf Club, Jonathan Kelliher last week. Amongst the plans attributed to him after Wednesday night’s AGM is the standout: ‘Make Castleisland Members Golf Club Great Again.’ Trump that. The club had a veryRead more…

Dick Fitzgerald Memorial Cup Finally Gets its Day in the Sun

Dick Fitzgerald Memorial Cup Finally Gets its Day in the Sun

In the wake of a series of weather forced postponements reaching back to early September, the Dick Fitzgerald Memorial Cup was eventually played for over the October bank holiday weekend. Castleisland Golf Club hosted the event in ideal weather conditions. “This tournament was originally to be played in September, but it was rained off onRead more…

The late Tim Broderick, Barrack Street, Castleisland

The late Tim Broderick, Barrack Street, Castleisland

The death has occurred of Tim Broderick, Barrack Street, Castleisland, Co. Kerry. Suddenly at University Hospital Kerry on October 12th. Sadly missed by his children TJ, Nicole, Jason & Ella, his mother Breda, sisters Bridget and Julianne, brothers: JJ, James, Daniel and Tony his uncle Sean, aunt Joan, extended family, neighbours and friends and predeceasedRead more…

Shock at Sudden and Untimely Passing of Timmy Broderick RIP

Shock at Sudden and Untimely Passing of Timmy Broderick RIP

The shocking news of Timmy Broderick’s sudden passing earlier today has gripped the town and environs this evening. At only 43 years of age, Timmy passed away after a short illness at Kerry University Hospital. As family and friends struggle to come to terms with their sudden loss, those who knew him reflect on theRead more…