Category Archives: Currans

Award Recognition for Firies based Kerry Food Hub

Award Recognition for Firies based Kerry Food Hub

Kerry Group in partnership with NEWKD are proud to present a Community Vibrancy Recognition Programme Award to Firies Community Enterprise Development Ltd. This award recognises the outstanding achievement in the development of The Kerry Food Hub, Firies. Since its official opening in March 2017, the Food Hub has brought four new businesses to Firies VillageRead more…

Dan Paddy Andy Festival Time in Lyreacrompane

Dan Paddy Andy Festival Time in Lyreacrompane

This year’s Dan Paddy Andy Festival in Lyreacrompane, over the August bank holiday weekend, has all the usual ingredients of an entertaining and fun-filled five days. However, the big news is that Declan Nerney and his mighty band are back in The Marquee on Sunday night, August 6th. Extended to Five Days The Hooley inRead more…

Weather Knocks Out this Evening’s Kingdom Classic Car and Honda 50 Run

Weather Knocks Out this Evening’s Kingdom Classic Car and Honda 50 Run

George Glover just rang to say that the weather has taken a hand and caused the postponement of this evening’s scheduled Kingdom Veteran Vintage & Classic Car Club’s eighth annual charity run from Ó Riada’s Bar and Restaurant. The run, in aid of Downs Syndrome Kerry, was scheduled to get underway at 7pm. Reschedule OverRead more…

The Kilkennys on Track for An Ríocht AC Fundraising Gig

The Kilkennys on Track for An Ríocht AC Fundraising Gig

Earlier on this year the huge task of resurfacing the running track at An Ríocht was getting closer by the day. It was hoped that the dream would come true well on time for the Kerry Community Games Finals in June. It did with only hours to spare as weather played its part in delayingRead more…

….However, Credit Union Commits to Castleisland With Dedicated Team

….However, Credit Union Commits to Castleisland With Dedicated Team

With Bank of Ireland announcing the removal of cash counters, Tralee Credit Union in Castleisland took a different approach in the last six months. Here it appointed a dedicated team to meet the growing needs of its members in the locality and increased its opening hours of service by 22 hours a week. CU –Read more…

Bank of Ireland Changing But Staying. But…..

Bank of Ireland Changing But Staying. But…..

‘We’re committed to keeping a Bank of Ireland branch open in Castleisland so that when you need to discuss your finances you can do it face to face. From 16 August we will no longer offer cash services at the counter. We’ll still offer financial advice and self service banking every weekday.’ Explanatory Leaflet That’sRead more…

Bloody and Tragic Events of July 1921 Remembered

Bloody and Tragic Events of July 1921 Remembered

A song composed and recorded in the mid 1960s should have more relevance now than it ever did with our world in the state it’s in. ‘What the World Needs Now’ was composed by Hal David and Burt Bacharach and it features regularly on compilations since. Local Piper, Noel O’Mahony did his own bit inRead more…

Sinn Fein to Hold Bin the Waste Charges Protest

Sinn Fein to Hold Bin the Waste Charges Protest

Kerry Sinn Féin members will hold a short protest outside County Buildings at Rathass in Tralee on this Wednesday, July 5th at 1:15pm. Councillor Toireasa Ferris has invited members of the public to attend: Sinn Féin Motion “We are holding this protest tomorrow to highlight once again all that is wrong with waste collection inRead more…

Betty and The Mad Ones – What’s Next ?

Betty and The Mad Ones – What’s Next ?

The question was asked even as the The Galway Street Club played on. Will they do this or something like it again ? Betty and The Mad Ones provided the finest example of how a most unlikely business partnership can work together to bring a dream / idea to fruition – when the will isRead more…

1921 Irish Volunteers Commemoration on Saturday Evening

1921 Irish Volunteers Commemoration on Saturday Evening

The Bonn / Doherty Sinn Féin Cumann in Castleisland will commemorate the tragic events of July 10th 1921 on the coming Saturday evening, July 8th at 7:30pm. A colour party will march from the Old Railway Car Park to the monument on Rice’s Height. There, Cllr. Toireasa Ferris will deliver an oration and a wreathRead more…