Category Archives: Co. Kerry

Scoil Íde Curranes NS now Open for September Enrollments

Scoil Íde Curranes NS now Open for September Enrollments

Curranes National School, Castleisland is currently accepting enrollment applications for September 2020. Curranes NS is a progressive, rural, co-educational primary school in Castleisland parish, located 5 minutes from Castleisland town. There is an after-school service on-site, which operates up to 5.55pm each evening. Fourth Mainstream Teacher There are currently 85 pupils attending the school, which… Read more…

Taoiseach Leo’s Posters Vandalised in Castleisland

Taoiseach Leo’s Posters Vandalised in Castleisland

I don’t know what shade of politics the late Minnie Hugh favoured but her field on the Limerick Road here in Castleisland is now hosting four damaged Fine Gael posters with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s face on them. It is clear that the posters were torn down off the nearby ESB poles as those belonging to… Read more…

IUNVA Post 2 Chairman Welcomes Congo Hero at AGM

IUNVA Post 2 Chairman Welcomes Congo Hero at AGM

At their recent AGM, the chairman of Post 2, of the Irish United Nations Veterans Association, Con Roche welcomed their new member Tadgh Quinn from Purt, Abbeyfeale. Mr. Quinn is a real live Irish hero who was part of the 157 strong A Company 35th Infantry Battalion – according to post PRO, John Wade. “In… Read more…

Kennelly’s Privatise Health Comments Prove FG Can’t Be Trusted – Daly

Kennelly’s Privatise Health Comments Prove FG Can’t Be Trusted – Daly

Spats between Fine Gael and Sinn Féin candidates are nothing new. But now it’s on our own doorsteps and between two first time Dáil aspirants: Fine Gael’s Cllr. Mike Kennelly and Sinn Féin candidate Cllr. Pa Daly. Cllr. Daly said that the comments made by Cllr Kennelly on privatising the health service proves that Fine… Read more…

Call for Southern India Mission Volunteers

Call for Southern India Mission Volunteers

Cordal native, Br. Tom Walsh and the Lasallian mission are seeking volunteers to travel to India for four weeks at the end of June 2020. The aim of the visit by the team and its volunteers is to construct a multi-purpose hall for the people of Suranam in Southern India. Fundraising Necessary Fundraising will be… Read more…

Deputy Danny Welcomes Road Funds for Kerry

Deputy Danny Welcomes Road Funds for Kerry

Deputy Danny Healy Rae has issued a statement of welcome for what he labelled ‘the much needed funds for Kerry roads.’ “The funding has been announced by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport for the regional and local road grants for 2020,” said Deputy Healy Rae. “The total allocation for Kerry is €25,310,959, which… Read more…

More Garda Resources Needed in Kerry to Tackle Drugs – Moriarty

More Garda Resources Needed in Kerry to Tackle Drugs – Moriarty

Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Kerry Cllr. Norma Moriarty has outlined a series of measures to increase the powers and resources of local Gardaí in the fight against drugs. “Unfortunately, Kerry is not immune to the scourge of drugs and related crime. Seeping Through Communities “It has seeped into too many communities in the… Read more…

Michelle Added to Castleisland RFC Bucket List

Michelle Added to Castleisland RFC Bucket List

The winner of the Split the Bucket draw held in Fagin’s Bar on Saturday night, January 18th was Michelle Burke. Michelle won €1,113. The next draw will be held in Lyons Bar, Scartaglin on Saturday 25th. How to Play Buckets and envelopes are available in pubs and shops throughout Castleisland and neighbouring parishes. You simply… Read more…

Muire Gan Smál, Castleisland – The Video

Muire Gan Smál, Castleisland – The Video

The pupils of Muire Gan Smál Presentation Primary School made a video to highlight what they enjoy most about their Castleisland based school. The video is a complete in-house job of work as the school choir also provided the soundtrack. The promotional video is aimed at spreading the word about the school’s open evening on… Read more…

The late Kathryn Griffin, nee Rahilly, Tonbwee and late of Tralee Road, Castleisland

The late Kathryn Griffin, nee Rahilly, Tonbwee and late of Tralee Road, Castleisland

The death has occurred of Kathryn Griffin, nee Rahilly, 11 Meadow Court, Tonbwee, Castleisland and late of Tralee Road, Castleisland. Peacefully on January 19th. 2020, surrounded by her loving famiy at the Bon Secours Hospital, Tralee. Beloved wife of the late Monty. Sadly missed by her loving family Gerard, Helen, John, Dan and Karen, sons-in-law,… Read more…

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Category Archives: Co. Kerry

Scoil Íde Curranes NS now Open for September Enrollments

Scoil Íde Curranes NS now Open for September Enrollments

Curranes National School, Castleisland is currently accepting enrollment applications for September 2020. Curranes NS is a progressive, rural, co-educational primary school in Castleisland parish, located 5 minutes from Castleisland town. There is an after-school service on-site, which operates up to 5.55pm each evening. Fourth Mainstream Teacher There are currently 85 pupils attending the school, which… Read more…

Taoiseach Leo’s Posters Vandalised in Castleisland

Taoiseach Leo’s Posters Vandalised in Castleisland

I don’t know what shade of politics the late Minnie Hugh favoured but her field on the Limerick Road here in Castleisland is now hosting four damaged Fine Gael posters with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s face on them. It is clear that the posters were torn down off the nearby ESB poles as those belonging to… Read more…

IUNVA Post 2 Chairman Welcomes Congo Hero at AGM

IUNVA Post 2 Chairman Welcomes Congo Hero at AGM

At their recent AGM, the chairman of Post 2, of the Irish United Nations Veterans Association, Con Roche welcomed their new member Tadgh Quinn from Purt, Abbeyfeale. Mr. Quinn is a real live Irish hero who was part of the 157 strong A Company 35th Infantry Battalion – according to post PRO, John Wade. “In… Read more…

Kennelly’s Privatise Health Comments Prove FG Can’t Be Trusted – Daly

Kennelly’s Privatise Health Comments Prove FG Can’t Be Trusted – Daly

Spats between Fine Gael and Sinn Féin candidates are nothing new. But now it’s on our own doorsteps and between two first time Dáil aspirants: Fine Gael’s Cllr. Mike Kennelly and Sinn Féin candidate Cllr. Pa Daly. Cllr. Daly said that the comments made by Cllr Kennelly on privatising the health service proves that Fine… Read more…

Call for Southern India Mission Volunteers

Call for Southern India Mission Volunteers

Cordal native, Br. Tom Walsh and the Lasallian mission are seeking volunteers to travel to India for four weeks at the end of June 2020. The aim of the visit by the team and its volunteers is to construct a multi-purpose hall for the people of Suranam in Southern India. Fundraising Necessary Fundraising will be… Read more…

Deputy Danny Welcomes Road Funds for Kerry

Deputy Danny Welcomes Road Funds for Kerry

Deputy Danny Healy Rae has issued a statement of welcome for what he labelled ‘the much needed funds for Kerry roads.’ “The funding has been announced by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport for the regional and local road grants for 2020,” said Deputy Healy Rae. “The total allocation for Kerry is €25,310,959, which… Read more…

More Garda Resources Needed in Kerry to Tackle Drugs – Moriarty

More Garda Resources Needed in Kerry to Tackle Drugs – Moriarty

Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Kerry Cllr. Norma Moriarty has outlined a series of measures to increase the powers and resources of local Gardaí in the fight against drugs. “Unfortunately, Kerry is not immune to the scourge of drugs and related crime. Seeping Through Communities “It has seeped into too many communities in the… Read more…

Michelle Added to Castleisland RFC Bucket List

Michelle Added to Castleisland RFC Bucket List

The winner of the Split the Bucket draw held in Fagin’s Bar on Saturday night, January 18th was Michelle Burke. Michelle won €1,113. The next draw will be held in Lyons Bar, Scartaglin on Saturday 25th. How to Play Buckets and envelopes are available in pubs and shops throughout Castleisland and neighbouring parishes. You simply… Read more…

Muire Gan Smál, Castleisland – The Video

Muire Gan Smál, Castleisland – The Video

The pupils of Muire Gan Smál Presentation Primary School made a video to highlight what they enjoy most about their Castleisland based school. The video is a complete in-house job of work as the school choir also provided the soundtrack. The promotional video is aimed at spreading the word about the school’s open evening on… Read more…

The late Kathryn Griffin, nee Rahilly, Tonbwee and late of Tralee Road, Castleisland

The late Kathryn Griffin, nee Rahilly, Tonbwee and late of Tralee Road, Castleisland

The death has occurred of Kathryn Griffin, nee Rahilly, 11 Meadow Court, Tonbwee, Castleisland and late of Tralee Road, Castleisland. Peacefully on January 19th. 2020, surrounded by her loving famiy at the Bon Secours Hospital, Tralee. Beloved wife of the late Monty. Sadly missed by her loving family Gerard, Helen, John, Dan and Karen, sons-in-law,… Read more…

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