Category Archives: Castleisland

Castleisland District Heritage Website and Fundraiser Launched

Castleisland District Heritage Website and Fundraiser Launched

A new website has been launched this week to preserve and showcase the rich and varied history of the Castleisland area and its hinterland. The need for the new site has grown from the sheer depth and scope of material left by the late Michael O’Donohoe (1936 – 2008). While his material has been digitised… Read more…

Daly Reveals Whistle-Blower Concerns Over UHK Downgrading

Daly Reveals Whistle-Blower Concerns Over UHK Downgrading

With the regional hospital system under unprecedented strain, and after making a speech today in the Dáil on the topic, Sinn Féin TD for Kerry Pa Daly has raised concerns that were passed on to him by several staff members within University Hospital Kerry. Dire And Sobering Conditions “I have been informed by a number… Read more…

Moloney’s Traditional Halloween Barm Brack on the Shelves Now

Moloney’s Traditional Halloween Barm Brack on the Shelves Now

‘Hello everyone, We hope you are all keeping safe. Just to let you know we are happy to say WE ARE OPEN. So Come On In or order online or phone us on the number below. Our special Halloween Barm Bracks are on the shelves now. You can order all your cakes and mince pies… Read more…

Pa Daly Calls for Additional Resources for UHK

Pa Daly Calls for Additional Resources for UHK

Teachta Pa Daly, Sinn Féin TD for Kerry has called for additional resources to be provided for UHK’s Rheumatology Department. “I have written to Minister Donnelly asking his support for additional resources in UHK’s Rheumatology Department as the depertment is grossly under-staffed and resourced at the moment,” said Teachta Daly. Horrific Pain And Distress “This… Read more…

Bringing Bodhrán Making from The Claddagh to The College

Bringing Bodhrán Making from The Claddagh to The College

Castleisland Community College Transition Year students recently enjoyed an all day workshop making and eventually playing bodhráns! Michael Vignoles a bodhrán, uilleann pipe maker, musician and craftsman from The Claddagh in Galway provided the innovative workshop. “It was an exciting, cross curricular lesson which saw the students engage with woodwork, history, art, music agus ‘an… Read more…

Six In-A-Row Best Customer Experience Award for Credit Unions

Six In-A-Row Best Customer Experience Award for Credit Unions

For the sixth consecutive year, credit unions have claimed pole position for the best customer experience in Ireland at the official CXi awards just announced. Credit unions have strengthened their reputation as Ireland’s undisputed CX champions by not just taking the top spot again this year, but by also extending their lead at the top… Read more…

Update on Covid-19 Restrictions from Kerry County Council

Update on Covid-19 Restrictions from Kerry County Council

Kerry County Council’s senior management team met to consider the government’s announcement that the country is moving to the Level 5 category of COVID-19 restrictions at midnight tonight. The following is a broad layout of the implications for the services which the council provides to the people of Kerry. List Of Essential Services In accordance… Read more…

Social Bubble Concept – A Workable Weapon Against Social Isolation – Cllr. Fitzgerald

Social Bubble Concept – A Workable Weapon Against Social Isolation – Cllr. Fitzgerald

An Email from the Ballymacelligott based Cllr. Fionnán Fitzgerald expressing his interest in and approval of the ‘Social Bubble’ concept as the Covid-19 winter-time lock-down takes a grip on the nation from midnight tonight. “I see it as something of huge value for those elderly, vulnerable or living alone in our communities,” said the Fianna… Read more…

A Different Kind of Patrick O’Keeffe Festival to Get Underway on Friday Evening

A Different Kind of Patrick O’Keeffe Festival to Get Underway on Friday Evening

The 28th Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival begins this Friday, October 23rd and will run right through to the following Monday the 26th. While it was hoped to have a greatly reduced presence of musicians in town over the weekend, concerns over the spiraling Covid-19 rates brought its own pressures to bear and community concerns and… Read more…

‘We’re Here to Help Get You Through Covid Restrictions’ – Castleisland Day Care Centre

‘We’re Here to Help Get You Through Covid Restrictions’ – Castleisland Day Care Centre

Since last March and the announcement of the original lock-down, Castleisland Day Care Centre hasn’t been accepting the elderly clients who would normally avail of its care services. However, with the renewed period of restrictions upon us all, the management and staff wish to inform all its clients and friends that the services of the… Read more…

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Category Archives: Castleisland

Castleisland District Heritage Website and Fundraiser Launched

Castleisland District Heritage Website and Fundraiser Launched

A new website has been launched this week to preserve and showcase the rich and varied history of the Castleisland area and its hinterland. The need for the new site has grown from the sheer depth and scope of material left by the late Michael O’Donohoe (1936 – 2008). While his material has been digitised… Read more…

Daly Reveals Whistle-Blower Concerns Over UHK Downgrading

Daly Reveals Whistle-Blower Concerns Over UHK Downgrading

With the regional hospital system under unprecedented strain, and after making a speech today in the Dáil on the topic, Sinn Féin TD for Kerry Pa Daly has raised concerns that were passed on to him by several staff members within University Hospital Kerry. Dire And Sobering Conditions “I have been informed by a number… Read more…

Moloney’s Traditional Halloween Barm Brack on the Shelves Now

Moloney’s Traditional Halloween Barm Brack on the Shelves Now

‘Hello everyone, We hope you are all keeping safe. Just to let you know we are happy to say WE ARE OPEN. So Come On In or order online or phone us on the number below. Our special Halloween Barm Bracks are on the shelves now. You can order all your cakes and mince pies… Read more…

Pa Daly Calls for Additional Resources for UHK

Pa Daly Calls for Additional Resources for UHK

Teachta Pa Daly, Sinn Féin TD for Kerry has called for additional resources to be provided for UHK’s Rheumatology Department. “I have written to Minister Donnelly asking his support for additional resources in UHK’s Rheumatology Department as the depertment is grossly under-staffed and resourced at the moment,” said Teachta Daly. Horrific Pain And Distress “This… Read more…

Bringing Bodhrán Making from The Claddagh to The College

Bringing Bodhrán Making from The Claddagh to The College

Castleisland Community College Transition Year students recently enjoyed an all day workshop making and eventually playing bodhráns! Michael Vignoles a bodhrán, uilleann pipe maker, musician and craftsman from The Claddagh in Galway provided the innovative workshop. “It was an exciting, cross curricular lesson which saw the students engage with woodwork, history, art, music agus ‘an… Read more…

Six In-A-Row Best Customer Experience Award for Credit Unions

Six In-A-Row Best Customer Experience Award for Credit Unions

For the sixth consecutive year, credit unions have claimed pole position for the best customer experience in Ireland at the official CXi awards just announced. Credit unions have strengthened their reputation as Ireland’s undisputed CX champions by not just taking the top spot again this year, but by also extending their lead at the top… Read more…

Update on Covid-19 Restrictions from Kerry County Council

Update on Covid-19 Restrictions from Kerry County Council

Kerry County Council’s senior management team met to consider the government’s announcement that the country is moving to the Level 5 category of COVID-19 restrictions at midnight tonight. The following is a broad layout of the implications for the services which the council provides to the people of Kerry. List Of Essential Services In accordance… Read more…

Social Bubble Concept – A Workable Weapon Against Social Isolation – Cllr. Fitzgerald

Social Bubble Concept – A Workable Weapon Against Social Isolation – Cllr. Fitzgerald

An Email from the Ballymacelligott based Cllr. Fionnán Fitzgerald expressing his interest in and approval of the ‘Social Bubble’ concept as the Covid-19 winter-time lock-down takes a grip on the nation from midnight tonight. “I see it as something of huge value for those elderly, vulnerable or living alone in our communities,” said the Fianna… Read more…

A Different Kind of Patrick O’Keeffe Festival to Get Underway on Friday Evening

A Different Kind of Patrick O’Keeffe Festival to Get Underway on Friday Evening

The 28th Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival begins this Friday, October 23rd and will run right through to the following Monday the 26th. While it was hoped to have a greatly reduced presence of musicians in town over the weekend, concerns over the spiraling Covid-19 rates brought its own pressures to bear and community concerns and… Read more…

‘We’re Here to Help Get You Through Covid Restrictions’ – Castleisland Day Care Centre

‘We’re Here to Help Get You Through Covid Restrictions’ – Castleisland Day Care Centre

Since last March and the announcement of the original lock-down, Castleisland Day Care Centre hasn’t been accepting the elderly clients who would normally avail of its care services. However, with the renewed period of restrictions upon us all, the management and staff wish to inform all its clients and friends that the services of the… Read more…

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