Category Archives: Currans

Suzanne’s Amazing Experience at Triathlon World Final

Suzanne’s Amazing Experience at Triathlon World Final

The Slice of Life Healthfood Shop in Castleisland hosted a keenly anticipated visit by Irish International Triathlon team member, Suzanne O’Sullivan on Thursday. Sporting a specially struck medal from last month’s International Triathlon Union World Grand Final in Rotterdam, Suzanne dropped in to show her appreciation to proprietor, Monica O’Connor and her staff for theirRead more…

Currow to Stage Eamon Carey Memorial Tractor/Truck Run

Currow to Stage Eamon Carey Memorial Tractor/Truck Run

Currow is set to stage the Eamon Carey Memorial Tractor/Truck Run in memory of a much loved Currow man and Pieta House will benefit. The run will be held on Sunday, October 8th and the late Mr. Carey’s sister Mary B explained how the event came about: Friends and Family “His friends and family decidedRead more…

Currow GAA Club Lotto of €4,100 Jackpot Won

Currow GAA Club Lotto of €4,100 Jackpot Won

 Seniors Gain Points in Listowel Currow went to Listowel on Friday night and came away with another two points to keep our hopes for promotion to Division 1 alive.  The final score was 1-9 to 1-8. The first half was a low scoring affair with Currow creating a number of scoring chances but our accuracyRead more…

Vocal Training Opportunities for Young People

Vocal Training Opportunities for Young People

Young people interested in getting involved in choral singing now have an opportunity of joining a group near them thanks to a Creative Ireland Kerry initiative. Creative Ireland Kerry is co-ordinated by Kerry County Council’s Arts Office. No Cost to Parents One of its early projects is the creation of opportunities for young people toRead more…

‘Kids Go Free Campaign’ Launched by Local Link Kerry

‘Kids Go Free Campaign’ Launched by Local Link Kerry

Local Link Kerry has announced its new rural transport initiative with the Kids Go Free Campaign from August 14th to 27th. Local Link is the National brand for Public Transport services in local and rural areas of Ireland.  There are 17 Local Link offices or transport co-ordination units nationally that operate as agents of theRead more…

Dick Fitzgerald Memorial Golf Cup August 24th to 27th

Dick Fitzgerald Memorial Golf Cup August 24th to 27th

The second annual Dick Fitzgerald Memorial Golf Cup was launched in Leen’s Hotel in Abbeyfeale on Friday. The competition will be held at Castleisland Golf Club from Thursday, August 24th to Sunday 27th from 7am to 4pm. Mary Fitzgerald and her son, Richard cut short their attendance at the Galway Race Festival to be atRead more…

Rescheduled Classic Car and Honda 50 Run on this Friday at 7pm

Rescheduled Classic Car and Honda 50 Run on this Friday at 7pm

Members of the Kingdom Veteran Vintage & Classic Car Club were all set to go on their eighth annual charity run from Ó Riada’s Bar and Restaurant on the Friday evening of July 21st at 7pm. Weather took a hand – bad weather that is – and the event had to be postponed. Ready toRead more…

Aidan O’Mahony Steps in as Culture Night Ambassador

Aidan O’Mahony Steps in as Culture Night Ambassador

Dancing with the Stars champion, Aidan O’Mahony has found his inner rhythm once more as Kerry’s Culture Night Ambassador. The Rathmore Garda and GAA star will represent his home county as an ambassador promoting the arts on Friday, September 22nd. Culture Night takes place right across Ireland on that evening / night between the hoursRead more…

The late Anthony Cronin, Lower Main Street, Castleisland

The late Anthony Cronin, Lower Main Street, Castleisland

The death has occurred of Anthony Cronin, (70) of Lower Main Street, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly Kingdom Oil Company, Castleisland, August 3rd 2017 (peacefully). Predeceased by his parents Michael and Kitty and brother Christy. Fondly cherished and sadly missed by his loving wife Teresa (Nee Davern, Cork), brother Con, sisters Mamie, Patricia and Mathilda,Read more…

Back to School Costs Survey – Parents to Shoulder Another Burden

Back to School Costs Survey – Parents to Shoulder Another Burden

As children enjoy their freedom from school, parents are already preparing to shoulder the burden of the back to school spend which has now averaged €1,209 per child. That’s according to the Irish League of Credit Unions latest research of its annual Back to School Costs Survey. The nationwide survey again shows clearly that schoolRead more…