Category Archives: Cordal

Diarmuid and Shane: Gardening Together at Parknageragh House

Diarmuid and Shane: Gardening Together at Parknageragh House

Gardening Together is a new television series on RTÉ One and BBC One Northern Ireland and the coming Friday night’s episode on RTÉ One at 8pm will feature Castleisland’s Shane McAuliffe and the fruits of his relatively recent conversion to the joys of gardening. Presenter, Diarmuid Gavin will focus on Shane’s massive and time consuming… Read more…

Mundy To Follow Sharon’s Trail to Ó Riada’s in Ballymac

Mundy To Follow Sharon’s Trail to Ó Riada’s in Ballymac

Following the success of Sharon Shannon’s recent two-night stint at Ó Riada’s Bar and Restaurant in Ballymacelligott her stablemate and fellow musician, Mundy is scheduled to appear at the popular venue on Saturday evening, August 22nd. This on a date which, in normal times, would see the Festival of Kerry in full flight. As with… Read more…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel in Junior Championship Quarter Finals   Knocknagoshel qualified for the quarter finals of the Junior Championship following an easy victory over Sneem / Derrynane in Beaufort on Saturday evening.    Sneem / Derrynane opened the scoring with a point from play by Denis O’Sullivan. A point by John Walsh and two points each by… Read more…

Brosna GAA Club News Round-Up – Kerrie Browne Memorial Run Raised €10,300

Brosna GAA Club News Round-Up – Kerrie Browne Memorial Run Raised €10,300

Kerrie Browne Memorial Run Raised €10,300 The Browne, Kiely and O’Sullivan families wish to thank everyone who contributed in so many ways to Kerrie’s run on 5th January last.  An impressive €10,300 was raised and is being shared among the organisations so close to her heart. Special thanks to Noel Lane, Duhallow Running Club and… Read more…

Delia adds her Pottery Studio to Castleisland’s Main Street at No. 94

Delia adds her Pottery Studio to Castleisland’s Main Street at No. 94

It’s unlikely that Castleisland has ever had a serious potter of its own. One who made pots and plates and jugs and mugs for the people of the locality. The nearest we’ve ever had were ‘earthenware merchants’ Thomas Kearney and John Riordan both on Main Street in the late 1880s. They may well have been… Read more…

Elma Bryant. nee Cooper, Castleview Drive, Castleisland

Elma Bryant. nee Cooper, Castleview Drive, Castleisland

The death has occurred of Elma Bryant (nee Cooper) Castleview Drive, Castleisland, Co. Kerry. Peacefully, on August 7th 2020, at University Hospital Kerry. Beloved wife of the late Ernest. Sadly missed by her loving daughter Jane, son Simon, son-in-law David Khavia, her adored grandchildren Adam, Ben and Ella, brothers Don and Pat, sister Ruth, sisters-in-law… Read more…

Photographers Challenged to Put Kerry’s Built Heritage in The Frame

Photographers Challenged to Put Kerry’s Built Heritage in The Frame

Kerry County Council has launched a photography competition as part of this year’s Architecture Kerry Festival and which invites participants to submit their images of Kerry’s built environment. Architecture Kerry is held during the last weekend of September and it features talks, guided tours and exhibitions to showcase the extraordinary built environment on offer in… Read more…

From Social Care Studies to the Silver Screen – Laura Reidy’s Storyboard to Date

From Social Care Studies to the Silver Screen – Laura Reidy’s Storyboard to Date

A few weeks ago The Maine Valley Post was contacted from London by Castleisland native, Áine Nelligan with a tip-off that I should look at what her former St. Joseph’s Secondary School classmate, Laura Reidy is doing in the related areas of film, theatre and writing. Apart from the tip-off, Áine also provided a summary… Read more…

Get Your Entry in For Saturday Evening’s Split the Bucket Draw

Get Your Entry in For Saturday Evening’s Split the Bucket Draw

The winner of the Split the bucket draw held at Sue Ryder’s on Saturday, August 1st was Liz O’Connor. Liz won €730. The next draw will be held in Castlemeats Deli at 4.30pm on Saturday, August 8th. A big thank you to our supporters and retailers. How to Play Split the Bucket The ‘How to… Read more…

The Late John Culloty, Ballydwyer East and Arabella, Ballymacelligott

The Late John Culloty, Ballydwyer East and Arabella, Ballymacelligott

The death has occurred of John Culloty, Ballydwyer East, Ballymacelligott, Tralee, Co. Kerry and formerly of Arabella, Ballymacelligott. John died peacefully on August 6th 2020, surrounded by his loving family in the excellent care of the Palliative Care Team at University Hospital Kerry. Beloved father of the late Maurice and Baby Sean. Sadly missed by… Read more…

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Category Archives: Cordal

Diarmuid and Shane: Gardening Together at Parknageragh House

Diarmuid and Shane: Gardening Together at Parknageragh House

Gardening Together is a new television series on RTÉ One and BBC One Northern Ireland and the coming Friday night’s episode on RTÉ One at 8pm will feature Castleisland’s Shane McAuliffe and the fruits of his relatively recent conversion to the joys of gardening. Presenter, Diarmuid Gavin will focus on Shane’s massive and time consuming… Read more…

Mundy To Follow Sharon’s Trail to Ó Riada’s in Ballymac

Mundy To Follow Sharon’s Trail to Ó Riada’s in Ballymac

Following the success of Sharon Shannon’s recent two-night stint at Ó Riada’s Bar and Restaurant in Ballymacelligott her stablemate and fellow musician, Mundy is scheduled to appear at the popular venue on Saturday evening, August 22nd. This on a date which, in normal times, would see the Festival of Kerry in full flight. As with… Read more…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel in Junior Championship Quarter Finals   Knocknagoshel qualified for the quarter finals of the Junior Championship following an easy victory over Sneem / Derrynane in Beaufort on Saturday evening.    Sneem / Derrynane opened the scoring with a point from play by Denis O’Sullivan. A point by John Walsh and two points each by… Read more…

Brosna GAA Club News Round-Up – Kerrie Browne Memorial Run Raised €10,300

Brosna GAA Club News Round-Up – Kerrie Browne Memorial Run Raised €10,300

Kerrie Browne Memorial Run Raised €10,300 The Browne, Kiely and O’Sullivan families wish to thank everyone who contributed in so many ways to Kerrie’s run on 5th January last.  An impressive €10,300 was raised and is being shared among the organisations so close to her heart. Special thanks to Noel Lane, Duhallow Running Club and… Read more…

Delia adds her Pottery Studio to Castleisland’s Main Street at No. 94

Delia adds her Pottery Studio to Castleisland’s Main Street at No. 94

It’s unlikely that Castleisland has ever had a serious potter of its own. One who made pots and plates and jugs and mugs for the people of the locality. The nearest we’ve ever had were ‘earthenware merchants’ Thomas Kearney and John Riordan both on Main Street in the late 1880s. They may well have been… Read more…

Elma Bryant. nee Cooper, Castleview Drive, Castleisland

Elma Bryant. nee Cooper, Castleview Drive, Castleisland

The death has occurred of Elma Bryant (nee Cooper) Castleview Drive, Castleisland, Co. Kerry. Peacefully, on August 7th 2020, at University Hospital Kerry. Beloved wife of the late Ernest. Sadly missed by her loving daughter Jane, son Simon, son-in-law David Khavia, her adored grandchildren Adam, Ben and Ella, brothers Don and Pat, sister Ruth, sisters-in-law… Read more…

Photographers Challenged to Put Kerry’s Built Heritage in The Frame

Photographers Challenged to Put Kerry’s Built Heritage in The Frame

Kerry County Council has launched a photography competition as part of this year’s Architecture Kerry Festival and which invites participants to submit their images of Kerry’s built environment. Architecture Kerry is held during the last weekend of September and it features talks, guided tours and exhibitions to showcase the extraordinary built environment on offer in… Read more…

From Social Care Studies to the Silver Screen – Laura Reidy’s Storyboard to Date

From Social Care Studies to the Silver Screen – Laura Reidy’s Storyboard to Date

A few weeks ago The Maine Valley Post was contacted from London by Castleisland native, Áine Nelligan with a tip-off that I should look at what her former St. Joseph’s Secondary School classmate, Laura Reidy is doing in the related areas of film, theatre and writing. Apart from the tip-off, Áine also provided a summary… Read more…

Get Your Entry in For Saturday Evening’s Split the Bucket Draw

Get Your Entry in For Saturday Evening’s Split the Bucket Draw

The winner of the Split the bucket draw held at Sue Ryder’s on Saturday, August 1st was Liz O’Connor. Liz won €730. The next draw will be held in Castlemeats Deli at 4.30pm on Saturday, August 8th. A big thank you to our supporters and retailers. How to Play Split the Bucket The ‘How to… Read more…

The Late John Culloty, Ballydwyer East and Arabella, Ballymacelligott

The Late John Culloty, Ballydwyer East and Arabella, Ballymacelligott

The death has occurred of John Culloty, Ballydwyer East, Ballymacelligott, Tralee, Co. Kerry and formerly of Arabella, Ballymacelligott. John died peacefully on August 6th 2020, surrounded by his loving family in the excellent care of the Palliative Care Team at University Hospital Kerry. Beloved father of the late Maurice and Baby Sean. Sadly missed by… Read more…

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