Category Archives: Castleisland

The Late Eileen O’Flynn, nee Kenny, St. Ita’s, College Road, Castleisland and formerly of Roscommon

The Late Eileen O’Flynn, nee Kenny, St. Ita’s, College Road, Castleisland and formerly of Roscommon

The death has occurred of Eileen O’Flynn, nee Kenny, St.Ita’s, College Road, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of Roscommon. Peacefully at home on May 17th 2022 in her 90th year, in the presence and care of her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Con. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her family: Máireád, Anne,… Read more…

The Late Mossie Long, Carrigcannon, Lyreacrompane and formerly of Knocknagoshel

The Late Mossie Long, Carrigcannon, Lyreacrompane and formerly of Knocknagoshel

The death has occurred of Mossie Long, Carrigcannon, Lyreacrompane, Listowel, Co. Kerry and formerly of Scart, Knocknagoshel. Predeceased by his brothers Jer and John Joe, Mossie will be sadly missed by his loving wife Mary, daughters Christina and Eileen, grandson Sean, Sean’s dad Joe, his brothers Albert and Mike, sisters Mary, Kathleen and Noreen, brothers-in-law,… Read more…

Castleisland & Corca Dhuibhne Municipal District Meeting Today from 10:30am

Castleisland & Corca Dhuibhne Municipal District Meeting Today from 10:30am

The next meeting of the members of the Municipal District of Castleisland/Corca Dhuibhne will be held via MS Teams today Thursday, May 19th. at 10.30am to consider the under mentioned items. Notices of Motion are as follows: Cllr. Michael O’Shea: To ask the MD Manager to investigate and report on the poor broadband coverage in… Read more…

Achievements and Praise for Sliabh Luachra Club Boxers and Coaches

Achievements and Praise for Sliabh Luachra Club Boxers and Coaches

Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club (SLBC) members made names for themselves and their club recently when they fought their way through county and provincial championships and qualified to fight in the Irish finals in the National Stadium in Dublin Patrick McCarthy, (Boy 1 33kg.) won the county and Munster championships. Unfortunately Patrick was unlucky to be… Read more…

Up-cycled Fairy Trail Created by Community College Students on River Walk

Up-cycled Fairy Trail Created by Community College Students on River Walk

A beautiful feature of Castleisland is the River Maine that flows through the town. It has created a tranquil river walk and a wildlife corridor for various ecosystems and habitats. The Transition Year students of Castleisland Community College recently decided to enhance the walk in consultation with Castleisland Tidy Towns. They created a fairy trail… Read more…

Cllr. Charlie Farrelly Wins His ‘Unfair Treatment’ Case against Kerry County Council

Cllr. Charlie Farrelly Wins His ‘Unfair Treatment’ Case against Kerry County Council

Cllr. Charlie Farrelly, the Castleisland based independent member of the Castleisland Corca Dhuibhne Municipal District Council, yesterday won a High Court challenge he took against Kerry County Council. He initiated legal proceedings against the council over what he saw as unfair treatment in a voting system which denied him a seat on the board of… Read more…

Bláithin Wins Colombian Missionary Schools’ Media Competition

Bláithin Wins Colombian Missionary Schools’ Media Competition

Presentation Castleisland second year student, Bláithin McElligott has been announced as first prize winner of €300 in the images section of a competition, run by the Columbian Missionary Society in Britain and in Ireland. The competition, for secondary students nationwide, was based on the title ‘Anyone Can Make a Difference‘ where students were asked to… Read more…

Scartaglen’s Bridie O’Sullivan is the Latest Split the Bucket Winner

Scartaglen’s Bridie O’Sullivan is the Latest Split the Bucket Winner

Last week’s Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket winners: Karen O’Mahony with €1,006 and Liam Drumm with €1,000 prize winnings were presented with their cheques by Sue Ryder’s Shop host Mags Mitchell at Saturday’s draw. Mags also picked out this week’s draw winner and the envelope entered by Bridie O’Sullivan from Scartaglen was the one to… Read more…

Brosna GAA Club and Parish News Round-Up

Brosna GAA Club and Parish News Round-Up

GAA Glory in a Small Parish We’re a small parish from a GAA point of view.  We’re not blessed with huge player numbers but what we lack in quantity we make up for in quality.  The talented and charismatic Jack O’Sullivan of Kilmanihan took centre stage midfield in the green and gold with the Kerry minors… Read more…

The Late Laurence Kearney, Proudstown, Tara, Co. Meath and Castleisland, Co. Kerry

The Late Laurence Kearney, Proudstown, Tara, Co. Meath and Castleisland, Co. Kerry

The death has occurred of Laurence Kearney, Proudstown, Tara and late of Ratoath, Co. Meath and Smithfield, Dublin 7. Peacefully, at St. Francis’ Hospice, Blanchardstown. Beloved son of Maurice, former principal of Ratoath N.S. and a native of Tobermaing, Castleisland. Laurence will be sadly missed by his aunts, uncles and many friends. May he rest… Read more…

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Category Archives: Castleisland

The Late Eileen O’Flynn, nee Kenny, St. Ita’s, College Road, Castleisland and formerly of Roscommon

The Late Eileen O’Flynn, nee Kenny, St. Ita’s, College Road, Castleisland and formerly of Roscommon

The death has occurred of Eileen O’Flynn, nee Kenny, St.Ita’s, College Road, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of Roscommon. Peacefully at home on May 17th 2022 in her 90th year, in the presence and care of her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Con. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her family: Máireád, Anne,… Read more…

The Late Mossie Long, Carrigcannon, Lyreacrompane and formerly of Knocknagoshel

The Late Mossie Long, Carrigcannon, Lyreacrompane and formerly of Knocknagoshel

The death has occurred of Mossie Long, Carrigcannon, Lyreacrompane, Listowel, Co. Kerry and formerly of Scart, Knocknagoshel. Predeceased by his brothers Jer and John Joe, Mossie will be sadly missed by his loving wife Mary, daughters Christina and Eileen, grandson Sean, Sean’s dad Joe, his brothers Albert and Mike, sisters Mary, Kathleen and Noreen, brothers-in-law,… Read more…

Castleisland & Corca Dhuibhne Municipal District Meeting Today from 10:30am

Castleisland & Corca Dhuibhne Municipal District Meeting Today from 10:30am

The next meeting of the members of the Municipal District of Castleisland/Corca Dhuibhne will be held via MS Teams today Thursday, May 19th. at 10.30am to consider the under mentioned items. Notices of Motion are as follows: Cllr. Michael O’Shea: To ask the MD Manager to investigate and report on the poor broadband coverage in… Read more…

Achievements and Praise for Sliabh Luachra Club Boxers and Coaches

Achievements and Praise for Sliabh Luachra Club Boxers and Coaches

Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club (SLBC) members made names for themselves and their club recently when they fought their way through county and provincial championships and qualified to fight in the Irish finals in the National Stadium in Dublin Patrick McCarthy, (Boy 1 33kg.) won the county and Munster championships. Unfortunately Patrick was unlucky to be… Read more…

Up-cycled Fairy Trail Created by Community College Students on River Walk

Up-cycled Fairy Trail Created by Community College Students on River Walk

A beautiful feature of Castleisland is the River Maine that flows through the town. It has created a tranquil river walk and a wildlife corridor for various ecosystems and habitats. The Transition Year students of Castleisland Community College recently decided to enhance the walk in consultation with Castleisland Tidy Towns. They created a fairy trail… Read more…

Cllr. Charlie Farrelly Wins His ‘Unfair Treatment’ Case against Kerry County Council

Cllr. Charlie Farrelly Wins His ‘Unfair Treatment’ Case against Kerry County Council

Cllr. Charlie Farrelly, the Castleisland based independent member of the Castleisland Corca Dhuibhne Municipal District Council, yesterday won a High Court challenge he took against Kerry County Council. He initiated legal proceedings against the council over what he saw as unfair treatment in a voting system which denied him a seat on the board of… Read more…

Bláithin Wins Colombian Missionary Schools’ Media Competition

Bláithin Wins Colombian Missionary Schools’ Media Competition

Presentation Castleisland second year student, Bláithin McElligott has been announced as first prize winner of €300 in the images section of a competition, run by the Columbian Missionary Society in Britain and in Ireland. The competition, for secondary students nationwide, was based on the title ‘Anyone Can Make a Difference‘ where students were asked to… Read more…

Scartaglen’s Bridie O’Sullivan is the Latest Split the Bucket Winner

Scartaglen’s Bridie O’Sullivan is the Latest Split the Bucket Winner

Last week’s Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket winners: Karen O’Mahony with €1,006 and Liam Drumm with €1,000 prize winnings were presented with their cheques by Sue Ryder’s Shop host Mags Mitchell at Saturday’s draw. Mags also picked out this week’s draw winner and the envelope entered by Bridie O’Sullivan from Scartaglen was the one to… Read more…

Brosna GAA Club and Parish News Round-Up

Brosna GAA Club and Parish News Round-Up

GAA Glory in a Small Parish We’re a small parish from a GAA point of view.  We’re not blessed with huge player numbers but what we lack in quantity we make up for in quality.  The talented and charismatic Jack O’Sullivan of Kilmanihan took centre stage midfield in the green and gold with the Kerry minors… Read more…

The Late Laurence Kearney, Proudstown, Tara, Co. Meath and Castleisland, Co. Kerry

The Late Laurence Kearney, Proudstown, Tara, Co. Meath and Castleisland, Co. Kerry

The death has occurred of Laurence Kearney, Proudstown, Tara and late of Ratoath, Co. Meath and Smithfield, Dublin 7. Peacefully, at St. Francis’ Hospice, Blanchardstown. Beloved son of Maurice, former principal of Ratoath N.S. and a native of Tobermaing, Castleisland. Laurence will be sadly missed by his aunts, uncles and many friends. May he rest… Read more…

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