Category Archives: Castleisland

Tralee to Lose over 200 Jobs With the Loss of Borg Warner Plant

Tralee to Lose over 200 Jobs With the Loss of Borg Warner Plant

Pa Daly, Sinn Féin TD for Kerry, has expressed his disappointment at the news that Borg Warner in Tralee will close with the loss of over 200 jobs.  “Borg Warner has been in business in Tralee for thirty years and has a long established workforce of 210 people,” said Teachta Daly. Jobs to Go by Year… Read more…

Business Owners Invited to Kerry Retail Forum Webinar on Thursday Morning

Business Owners Invited to Kerry Retail Forum Webinar on Thursday Morning

Retailers across Kerry are being invited to a one-off online retail forum this Thursday, July 30th at 9am. The forum, being hosted by Kerry County Council, the Kerry Chambers and Kerry Local Enterprise Office, is an open to all retail business owners in Kerry to input directly into a number of initiatives being worked on… Read more…

Kerry Charities the Real Winners from Drive-In-Bingo Success

Kerry Charities the Real Winners from Drive-In-Bingo Success

Kerry charities were the real winners at Castleisland’s second Drive-In-Bingo session this month as both, St. Mary of the Angels, Beaufort and Comfort for Chemo benefitted to the tune of €3,010 each. The two nominated beneficiaries shared the €6,020 profits from Sunday’s afternoon session on the crowded Castleisland Co-Op Mart yard as players from all… Read more…

Widespread Sadness at the Death of Peter Galwey, Castleisland and Currow

Widespread Sadness at the Death of Peter Galwey, Castleisland and Currow

The death has occurred of Peter Galwey, Fahaduff, Castleisland Co. Kerry and formerly of Lyre Currow, tragically on July 26th following a traffic accident. Beloved father of the late Peter Andrew and brother of the late Sean in Ashbourne. Sadly missed by his heartbroken wife Breda , his adored daughters: Morín, Gretta, Brita and Síle,… Read more…

GAA – Brosna Back on the Road Again

GAA – Brosna Back on the Road Again

With great pleasure, I headed to Cromane for the Brosna vs St. Michael’s Foilmore encounter on Saturday evening.  With restrictions around spectators permitted to attend the game, the full complement of ticket holders braved a very blustery evening to shout on our Tangerine Army in Round 1 of the junior championship. The first half was… Read more…

Annascaul Take Round One over Knocknagoshel

Annascaul Take Round One over Knocknagoshel

Knocknagoshel hosted pre-tournament favourites Annascaul in round 1 of the junior championship on Sunday afternoon.  Annascaul quickly signalled their intent by kicking four points in the opening seven minutes.  Annascaul went on to extend their lead to nine points by half time with Cathal Ferriter finding the net for the West Kerry side. Half time: … Read more…

Rás Tailteann Plans for 2020 Shelved Until 2021 Over Health Concerns

Rás Tailteann Plans for 2020 Shelved Until 2021 Over Health Concerns

The most recent statement from Cáirde Rás Tailteann has put the staging of the 2020 event beyond doubt and speculation and has moved it onto the 2021 cycling calendar. Castleisland, in common with all the towns on the Rás 2020 map, loses its afternoon stage end and morning restart which were originally planned for June… Read more…

The Late Theresa O’Shea, nee Morrin, Cordal, Co. Kerry and late of Irishtown, Co. Mayo.

The Late Theresa O’Shea, nee Morrin, Cordal, Co. Kerry and late of Irishtown, Co. Mayo.

The death has occurred of Theresa O’Shea, nee Morrin, Glenlarhan, Cordal, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and late of Boleyboy, Irishtown, Co. Mayo. Mrs. O’Shea passed away, peacefully, on June 28th 2020, in Birmingham, U.K., in the care of her loving daughters. Beloved wife of the late Michael. Sadly missed by her loving son Tom, daughters Helen… Read more…

Enquiries on O’Keeffe Festival and Horse Fair as we Turn into Autumn

Enquiries on O’Keeffe Festival and Horse Fair as we Turn into Autumn

November 1st has fallen on a Sunday on innumerable times over the years and certainly on a couple of occasions recently  enough. So what? The consequences of this harmless occurrence for Castleisland is that the town’s annual horse fair moves to the Monday 2nd when November 1st lands on a Sunday. This occasional coincidence of… Read more…

Split the Bucket Draw from Moloney’s Cake Shop on Saturday Afternoon

Split the Bucket Draw from Moloney’s Cake Shop on Saturday Afternoon

The weekend winner of the Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket draw held in Diarmuid’s Family Butchers, Main Street, Castleisland was Patsy Maher. Patsy won €719. The next draw will be held in Moloney’s Cake Shop on this Saturday, July 25th at 4.30pm. How to Play Split the Bucket The ‘How to Play’ instructions have changed… Read more…

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Category Archives: Castleisland

Tralee to Lose over 200 Jobs With the Loss of Borg Warner Plant

Tralee to Lose over 200 Jobs With the Loss of Borg Warner Plant

Pa Daly, Sinn Féin TD for Kerry, has expressed his disappointment at the news that Borg Warner in Tralee will close with the loss of over 200 jobs.  “Borg Warner has been in business in Tralee for thirty years and has a long established workforce of 210 people,” said Teachta Daly. Jobs to Go by Year… Read more…

Business Owners Invited to Kerry Retail Forum Webinar on Thursday Morning

Business Owners Invited to Kerry Retail Forum Webinar on Thursday Morning

Retailers across Kerry are being invited to a one-off online retail forum this Thursday, July 30th at 9am. The forum, being hosted by Kerry County Council, the Kerry Chambers and Kerry Local Enterprise Office, is an open to all retail business owners in Kerry to input directly into a number of initiatives being worked on… Read more…

Kerry Charities the Real Winners from Drive-In-Bingo Success

Kerry Charities the Real Winners from Drive-In-Bingo Success

Kerry charities were the real winners at Castleisland’s second Drive-In-Bingo session this month as both, St. Mary of the Angels, Beaufort and Comfort for Chemo benefitted to the tune of €3,010 each. The two nominated beneficiaries shared the €6,020 profits from Sunday’s afternoon session on the crowded Castleisland Co-Op Mart yard as players from all… Read more…

Widespread Sadness at the Death of Peter Galwey, Castleisland and Currow

Widespread Sadness at the Death of Peter Galwey, Castleisland and Currow

The death has occurred of Peter Galwey, Fahaduff, Castleisland Co. Kerry and formerly of Lyre Currow, tragically on July 26th following a traffic accident. Beloved father of the late Peter Andrew and brother of the late Sean in Ashbourne. Sadly missed by his heartbroken wife Breda , his adored daughters: Morín, Gretta, Brita and Síle,… Read more…

GAA – Brosna Back on the Road Again

GAA – Brosna Back on the Road Again

With great pleasure, I headed to Cromane for the Brosna vs St. Michael’s Foilmore encounter on Saturday evening.  With restrictions around spectators permitted to attend the game, the full complement of ticket holders braved a very blustery evening to shout on our Tangerine Army in Round 1 of the junior championship. The first half was… Read more…

Annascaul Take Round One over Knocknagoshel

Annascaul Take Round One over Knocknagoshel

Knocknagoshel hosted pre-tournament favourites Annascaul in round 1 of the junior championship on Sunday afternoon.  Annascaul quickly signalled their intent by kicking four points in the opening seven minutes.  Annascaul went on to extend their lead to nine points by half time with Cathal Ferriter finding the net for the West Kerry side. Half time: … Read more…

Rás Tailteann Plans for 2020 Shelved Until 2021 Over Health Concerns

Rás Tailteann Plans for 2020 Shelved Until 2021 Over Health Concerns

The most recent statement from Cáirde Rás Tailteann has put the staging of the 2020 event beyond doubt and speculation and has moved it onto the 2021 cycling calendar. Castleisland, in common with all the towns on the Rás 2020 map, loses its afternoon stage end and morning restart which were originally planned for June… Read more…

The Late Theresa O’Shea, nee Morrin, Cordal, Co. Kerry and late of Irishtown, Co. Mayo.

The Late Theresa O’Shea, nee Morrin, Cordal, Co. Kerry and late of Irishtown, Co. Mayo.

The death has occurred of Theresa O’Shea, nee Morrin, Glenlarhan, Cordal, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and late of Boleyboy, Irishtown, Co. Mayo. Mrs. O’Shea passed away, peacefully, on June 28th 2020, in Birmingham, U.K., in the care of her loving daughters. Beloved wife of the late Michael. Sadly missed by her loving son Tom, daughters Helen… Read more…

Enquiries on O’Keeffe Festival and Horse Fair as we Turn into Autumn

Enquiries on O’Keeffe Festival and Horse Fair as we Turn into Autumn

November 1st has fallen on a Sunday on innumerable times over the years and certainly on a couple of occasions recently  enough. So what? The consequences of this harmless occurrence for Castleisland is that the town’s annual horse fair moves to the Monday 2nd when November 1st lands on a Sunday. This occasional coincidence of… Read more…

Split the Bucket Draw from Moloney’s Cake Shop on Saturday Afternoon

Split the Bucket Draw from Moloney’s Cake Shop on Saturday Afternoon

The weekend winner of the Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket draw held in Diarmuid’s Family Butchers, Main Street, Castleisland was Patsy Maher. Patsy won €719. The next draw will be held in Moloney’s Cake Shop on this Saturday, July 25th at 4.30pm. How to Play Split the Bucket The ‘How to Play’ instructions have changed… Read more…

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