Category Archives: Currans

The Late Justin McCarthy, Cliddaun, Farranfore

The Late Justin McCarthy, Cliddaun, Farranfore

The death has occurred of Justin McCarthy, Cliddaun, Farranfore, Co. Kerry, on August 22nd 2019, peacefully, in the wonderful care of the staff of St. Columbanus Home, Killarney. Sadly missed by his loving wife Maureen (nee Burke), his dear family, Margaret, James and Bernadette, brother Fr. George (U.S.A.), son-in-law Paul, his adored grandsons Matthew and… Read more…

Currow to Elect New Mayor in October

Currow to Elect New Mayor in October

Currow is on a major election footing as the community prepares to go to the polls in October. However, on this occasion no votes will be cast for Michael D. Higgins or the other presidential hopefuls as locals begin the process of electing a new Mayor of the Parish. By Con Dennehy This week the… Read more…

Currow Coiste Na nÓg News

Currow Coiste Na nÓg News

U-15s in Munster Competition By PRO Con Enright On Saturday, May 26th our U-15 team travelled to Connolly Park to participate in a Munster GAA Super Touch competition. They played three games the results were as follows: Game 1: Currow 5-6 Finuge 2-3. Game 2: Currow 2-10 Castlegregory 3-8 and Game 3: Austin Stacks 4-7… Read more…

Bishop Browne to Launch Book Banned by Predecessor in 1933

Bishop Browne to Launch Book Banned by Predecessor in 1933

A little bit of history will be made on Thursday, June 7th when the Bishop of Kerry Ray Browne will officially launch a book which was banned by his predecessor Dr Michael O’Brien, Bishop of Kerry 85 years ago. Bishop O’Brien took exception to a claim by curate Fr. William Ferris in his History of… Read more…

Apprentice Chef Wins All Ireland Local Food Hero Award

Apprentice Chef Wins All Ireland Local Food Hero Award

The Apprentice Chef Programme has been awarded the All Ireland Local Food Hero title at the Irish Restaurant Awards. Known in the industry as the Food Oscars, Mark Doe from Just Cooking Cookery School in Firies and IT Tralee Culinary Arts lecturer, Mark Murphy, who founded the programme together, attended a gala ball in Dublin… Read more…

Currow Coiste Na nÓg News Round-Up

Currow Coiste Na nÓg News Round-Up

U-16: Currow V Glenflesk Our U-16 team travelled to Barraduff Community Field on Monday 23rd April to play Glenflesk in the East Kerry League. By Con Enright In a good sporting contest the home side had the upper hand on our team and went on to win the game on a score line of Glenflesk… Read more…

Creating an Archive of the Culture of Sliabh Luachra

Creating an Archive of the Culture of Sliabh Luachra

Creating an Archive of the Culture of Sliabh Luachra. Isn’t that some task. However, and thankfully, a lot of what has gone on in the history of music making, poetry writing and the singing of songs has been well documented. The Handed Down committee has been gifted with some rare gems of recordings, scraps of… 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…

Planning Ahead for RTE Nationwide Visit Next Month

Planning Ahead for RTE Nationwide Visit Next Month

Proposals are being put together at present for the visit of the RTE One Nationwide team early next month. There are so many events, items and facilities that such a visit could cover that the team would want to bed in here for a week or more. It seems that the team will also be… Read more…

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 their… Read more…

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Category Archives: Currans

The Late Justin McCarthy, Cliddaun, Farranfore

The Late Justin McCarthy, Cliddaun, Farranfore

The death has occurred of Justin McCarthy, Cliddaun, Farranfore, Co. Kerry, on August 22nd 2019, peacefully, in the wonderful care of the staff of St. Columbanus Home, Killarney. Sadly missed by his loving wife Maureen (nee Burke), his dear family, Margaret, James and Bernadette, brother Fr. George (U.S.A.), son-in-law Paul, his adored grandsons Matthew and… Read more…

Currow to Elect New Mayor in October

Currow to Elect New Mayor in October

Currow is on a major election footing as the community prepares to go to the polls in October. However, on this occasion no votes will be cast for Michael D. Higgins or the other presidential hopefuls as locals begin the process of electing a new Mayor of the Parish. By Con Dennehy This week the… Read more…

Currow Coiste Na nÓg News

Currow Coiste Na nÓg News

U-15s in Munster Competition By PRO Con Enright On Saturday, May 26th our U-15 team travelled to Connolly Park to participate in a Munster GAA Super Touch competition. They played three games the results were as follows: Game 1: Currow 5-6 Finuge 2-3. Game 2: Currow 2-10 Castlegregory 3-8 and Game 3: Austin Stacks 4-7… Read more…

Bishop Browne to Launch Book Banned by Predecessor in 1933

Bishop Browne to Launch Book Banned by Predecessor in 1933

A little bit of history will be made on Thursday, June 7th when the Bishop of Kerry Ray Browne will officially launch a book which was banned by his predecessor Dr Michael O’Brien, Bishop of Kerry 85 years ago. Bishop O’Brien took exception to a claim by curate Fr. William Ferris in his History of… Read more…

Apprentice Chef Wins All Ireland Local Food Hero Award

Apprentice Chef Wins All Ireland Local Food Hero Award

The Apprentice Chef Programme has been awarded the All Ireland Local Food Hero title at the Irish Restaurant Awards. Known in the industry as the Food Oscars, Mark Doe from Just Cooking Cookery School in Firies and IT Tralee Culinary Arts lecturer, Mark Murphy, who founded the programme together, attended a gala ball in Dublin… Read more…

Currow Coiste Na nÓg News Round-Up

Currow Coiste Na nÓg News Round-Up

U-16: Currow V Glenflesk Our U-16 team travelled to Barraduff Community Field on Monday 23rd April to play Glenflesk in the East Kerry League. By Con Enright In a good sporting contest the home side had the upper hand on our team and went on to win the game on a score line of Glenflesk… Read more…

Creating an Archive of the Culture of Sliabh Luachra

Creating an Archive of the Culture of Sliabh Luachra

Creating an Archive of the Culture of Sliabh Luachra. Isn’t that some task. However, and thankfully, a lot of what has gone on in the history of music making, poetry writing and the singing of songs has been well documented. The Handed Down committee has been gifted with some rare gems of recordings, scraps of… 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…

Planning Ahead for RTE Nationwide Visit Next Month

Planning Ahead for RTE Nationwide Visit Next Month

Proposals are being put together at present for the visit of the RTE One Nationwide team early next month. There are so many events, items and facilities that such a visit could cover that the team would want to bed in here for a week or more. It seems that the team will also be… Read more…

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 their… Read more…

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