Category Archives: Castleisland Rugby Club

Today’s ‘Outlook’ is a Collector’s Item

Today’s ‘Outlook’ is a Collector’s Item

It’s very seldom for those of us who formed the habit of collecting newspapers or magazines to find something of a keepsake these days. There is one out and loose around Castleisland and further afield today. Today’s issue of the Sliabh Luachra Outlook is a collector’s item of the highest order. Not just because itRead more…

They’re at it Again – The Mad Ones

They’re at it Again – The Mad Ones

“After the Galway Street Club came to town so memorably last July, people talked to us about it with energy and enthusiasm in the days, weeks and even months afterwards. “Of course, amidst the hectic build up and during the event itself we didn’t realise we were making memories, we did know however, that weRead more…

Chamber Remembrance Day for Con on September 30th

Chamber Remembrance Day for Con on September 30th

The annual remembrance day for Con Houlihan takes place in Castleisland on Saturday September 30th. This year sees the launch of the Con Houlihan Trail by Castleisland Chamber Alliance. The trail consists of a short tour of Castleisland town taking in some of Con’s favourite places in the area. Fifteen plaques will be unveiled onRead more…

Best Wishes to Ciara Griffin from Ballymac GAA Club

Best Wishes to Ciara Griffin from Ballymac GAA Club

Best Wishes to Ciara Griffin Everyone in Ballymaceligott GAA Club wishes Ciara Griffin every success for the upcoming Women’s Rugby World Cup games. Ciara, from Ballymacelligot, is a daughter of Kathleen and Denis Griffin who are deeply involved and big supporters of all our parish activities. It is a great honor to represent one’s countryRead more…

Ciara Steps Up Just When Her Country Needed Her To

Ciara Steps Up Just When Her Country Needed Her To

Listowel native, John ‘Junior’ Griffin is one of Kerry badminton’s best known officials. Now he has to share the ‘Junior Griffin’ moniker with Kerry’s latest rugby star, Ciara Griffin of Ballymacelligott. Ciara Griffin – known as ‘Junior’ to her friends, plays her club rugby with Tralee and with Munster. She made her international debut againstRead more…

Danny in Scrum to Secure Rugby World Cup 2023

Danny in Scrum to Secure Rugby World Cup 2023

Deputy Danny Healy-Rae has waded in to support the efforts of the Government and the Irish Rugby Football Union in their bid to host the Rugby World Cup in 2023. This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase the venues and the country all around the world, and the advertising of Ireland in this way willRead more…

Betty and The Mad Ones – What’s Next ?

Betty and The Mad Ones – What’s Next ?

The question was asked even as the The Galway Street Club played on. Will they do this or something like it again ? Betty and The Mad Ones provided the finest example of how a most unlikely business partnership can work together to bring a dream / idea to fruition – when the will isRead more…

Traffic Stopping Performance by Galway Street Club

Traffic Stopping Performance by Galway Street Club

The Mad Ones from The Mad Ones transported them down from Galway; they stopped traffic on Castleisland’s Main Street this afternoon; Betty watered them; Den Joe fed them; They’re brilliant; They’re the Galway Street Club. Welcome to Castleisland, Saturday July 1st 2017. There is many a great saying about music and its hold over thoseRead 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…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

End of West Limerick Radio Car Boot Sale The Board of Management of West Limerick Radio would like to advise all stall holders and customers that the car boot sale has been discontinued due to its rapid decline over the past 12 months. By: Marian Harnett They would like to thank all those who supportedRead more…