Category Archives: Castlemaine

Maine Valley Centre to Launch its 2020 Turkey Gobbler Fundraiser on Sunday

Maine Valley Centre to Launch its 2020 Turkey Gobbler Fundraiser on Sunday

The Maine Valley Family Resource Centre in Castlemaine partnering with Happy Valley Childcare, are about to launch a Virtual Turkey Gobbler Fundraiser for 2020. The event launch is due at 2pm this Sunday, December 6th virtually via Zoom and Facebook. The limited number of 500 – €5 Turkey Gobbler Tickets go on sale this weekend… Read more…

Local Grant Recipients Announced in Community Enhancement Programme 

Local Grant Recipients Announced in Community Enhancement Programme 

The Community Enhancement Programme (CEP), which is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development, has provided €62,534 under Round 1 funding for projects in Kerry in 2020. Cllr. Fionnán Fitzgerald sent the notification in which groups and clubs in the general Castleisland area feature prominently. Grant Applications Invited  Grant applications were invited from… Read more…

Kerry Based Doctor in An Bhearna Bhaoil TG4 Documentary Tonight

Kerry Based Doctor in An Bhearna Bhaoil TG4 Documentary Tonight

Tonight’s TG4 documentary An Bhearna Bhaoil, at 9:30pm., features, Dr. Eve Bruce, a Kerry based doctor. From Inch in Co. Kerry to Amman, Jordon the documentary makers follow Eve and witness her work with Médecins San Frontières and discover how at 65, this mother and grandmother feels that her work is not yet done. From… Read more…

First Year of LIFT – An Outstanding Success – Minister Brendan Griffin

First Year of LIFT – An Outstanding Success – Minister Brendan Griffin

Kerry Fine Gael TD and Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, has said that a pilot rural transport scheme in the Keel and Castlemaine area has been an outstanding success in its first 12 months in operation. A Year of Service Down Keel-Castlemaine LIFT, which stands for Local Individually Flexible Transport, was… Read more…

BUMBLance; Aistear Álainn – The TG4 Documentary

BUMBLance; Aistear Álainn – The TG4 Documentary

Ballinskelligs family, Paudie, Susan and their son JC will feature on Wednesday night’s TG4 documentary. Photograph Courtesy of TG4. BUMBLEance, unique to Ireland – born in Kerry, is an ambulance service that has been adapted exclusively for children and there’s nothing like it anywhere else in the world! Bumbleance – Aistear Álainn is a one-hour… Read more…

Keel/Castlemaine Rural Community Transport Idea – Almost Nationwide

Keel/Castlemaine Rural Community Transport Idea – Almost Nationwide

Arising from the ongoing success of the Keel-Castlemaine LIFT Scheme, Local Individually Flexible Transport, which was initiated by Minister Brendan Griffin and Tommy Griffin last February, a new national scheme has been announced. Funding Available Funding is being provided by the Department of Transport to pilot similar community transport services in each of the fifteen… Read more…

A LIFT for Transport in all Communities – Brendan Griffin, TD

A LIFT for Transport in all Communities – Brendan Griffin, TD

In the course of last week The Maine Valley Post shared the Seán Mac an tSíthigh / RTÉ News story about the LIFT initiative being piloted currently in the Keel and Castlemaine areas. What About Insurance I got a couple of calls after it appeared from people wondering if it would work in and around… Read more…

Milltown Castlemaine GAA Lotto – €31,000 Won in Three Months

Milltown Castlemaine GAA Lotto – €31,000 Won in Three Months

Milltown Castlemaine GAA Club officials were delighted to make presentations of winnings to their two most recent Match 3 winners. By: Deirdre O’Sullivan, PRO Eileen Sugrue, Lissivane along with John and Teresa Foley, Milltown received cheques for €375 at the specially convened presentation ceremony. Busy Time for Treasurer It’s been a busy couple of months… Read more…

Award Recognises ‘Heaven On Earth’ at Inch Beach

Award Recognises ‘Heaven On Earth’ at Inch Beach

One of Kerry’s and Ireland’s best-loved and most popular beaches has picked up a national award, coming out tops in the Irish Independent Travel Awards for 2018. The beach, which was hailed by readers of the newspaper as ‘Heaven on Earth’ was chosen as the country’s favourite. Praised the Work The award was accepted by… Read more…

Music Capital Fund Information Session on St. Brigid’s Day

Music Capital Fund Information Session on St. Brigid’s Day

A bugle call is being issued to all Kerry musicians, bands, collectives, music groups, music organisations, schools and interested communities. An information session, on a new capital fund that will support the purchase of musical instruments, will take place in Tralee Library in Moyderwell at 5pm on Thursday, February 1st and everyone is welcome. Two… Read more…

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Category Archives: Castlemaine

Maine Valley Centre to Launch its 2020 Turkey Gobbler Fundraiser on Sunday

Maine Valley Centre to Launch its 2020 Turkey Gobbler Fundraiser on Sunday

The Maine Valley Family Resource Centre in Castlemaine partnering with Happy Valley Childcare, are about to launch a Virtual Turkey Gobbler Fundraiser for 2020. The event launch is due at 2pm this Sunday, December 6th virtually via Zoom and Facebook. The limited number of 500 – €5 Turkey Gobbler Tickets go on sale this weekend… Read more…

Local Grant Recipients Announced in Community Enhancement Programme 

Local Grant Recipients Announced in Community Enhancement Programme 

The Community Enhancement Programme (CEP), which is funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development, has provided €62,534 under Round 1 funding for projects in Kerry in 2020. Cllr. Fionnán Fitzgerald sent the notification in which groups and clubs in the general Castleisland area feature prominently. Grant Applications Invited  Grant applications were invited from… Read more…

Kerry Based Doctor in An Bhearna Bhaoil TG4 Documentary Tonight

Kerry Based Doctor in An Bhearna Bhaoil TG4 Documentary Tonight

Tonight’s TG4 documentary An Bhearna Bhaoil, at 9:30pm., features, Dr. Eve Bruce, a Kerry based doctor. From Inch in Co. Kerry to Amman, Jordon the documentary makers follow Eve and witness her work with Médecins San Frontières and discover how at 65, this mother and grandmother feels that her work is not yet done. From… Read more…

First Year of LIFT – An Outstanding Success – Minister Brendan Griffin

First Year of LIFT – An Outstanding Success – Minister Brendan Griffin

Kerry Fine Gael TD and Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, has said that a pilot rural transport scheme in the Keel and Castlemaine area has been an outstanding success in its first 12 months in operation. A Year of Service Down Keel-Castlemaine LIFT, which stands for Local Individually Flexible Transport, was… Read more…

BUMBLance; Aistear Álainn – The TG4 Documentary

BUMBLance; Aistear Álainn – The TG4 Documentary

Ballinskelligs family, Paudie, Susan and their son JC will feature on Wednesday night’s TG4 documentary. Photograph Courtesy of TG4. BUMBLEance, unique to Ireland – born in Kerry, is an ambulance service that has been adapted exclusively for children and there’s nothing like it anywhere else in the world! Bumbleance – Aistear Álainn is a one-hour… Read more…

Keel/Castlemaine Rural Community Transport Idea – Almost Nationwide

Keel/Castlemaine Rural Community Transport Idea – Almost Nationwide

Arising from the ongoing success of the Keel-Castlemaine LIFT Scheme, Local Individually Flexible Transport, which was initiated by Minister Brendan Griffin and Tommy Griffin last February, a new national scheme has been announced. Funding Available Funding is being provided by the Department of Transport to pilot similar community transport services in each of the fifteen… Read more…

A LIFT for Transport in all Communities – Brendan Griffin, TD

A LIFT for Transport in all Communities – Brendan Griffin, TD

In the course of last week The Maine Valley Post shared the Seán Mac an tSíthigh / RTÉ News story about the LIFT initiative being piloted currently in the Keel and Castlemaine areas. What About Insurance I got a couple of calls after it appeared from people wondering if it would work in and around… Read more…

Milltown Castlemaine GAA Lotto – €31,000 Won in Three Months

Milltown Castlemaine GAA Lotto – €31,000 Won in Three Months

Milltown Castlemaine GAA Club officials were delighted to make presentations of winnings to their two most recent Match 3 winners. By: Deirdre O’Sullivan, PRO Eileen Sugrue, Lissivane along with John and Teresa Foley, Milltown received cheques for €375 at the specially convened presentation ceremony. Busy Time for Treasurer It’s been a busy couple of months… Read more…

Award Recognises ‘Heaven On Earth’ at Inch Beach

Award Recognises ‘Heaven On Earth’ at Inch Beach

One of Kerry’s and Ireland’s best-loved and most popular beaches has picked up a national award, coming out tops in the Irish Independent Travel Awards for 2018. The beach, which was hailed by readers of the newspaper as ‘Heaven on Earth’ was chosen as the country’s favourite. Praised the Work The award was accepted by… Read more…

Music Capital Fund Information Session on St. Brigid’s Day

Music Capital Fund Information Session on St. Brigid’s Day

A bugle call is being issued to all Kerry musicians, bands, collectives, music groups, music organisations, schools and interested communities. An information session, on a new capital fund that will support the purchase of musical instruments, will take place in Tralee Library in Moyderwell at 5pm on Thursday, February 1st and everyone is welcome. Two… Read more…

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