Category Archives: Currow

Presentation Project on The Moonlighters Ready to View

Presentation Project on The Moonlighters Ready to View

St. Joseph’s Presentation Secondary School, Castleisland was one of just six schools in the south of Ireland chosen to take part in the North / South History Initiative late last year. The initiative is run as part of a joint collaboration between The Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST) and the School Development Service (SDS)Read more…

Castleisland Camera Club Developments

Castleisland Camera Club Developments

Castleisland Camera Club had another very successful meeting last Thursday night with more new members in attendance. By Breda McGaley PRO Con Dennehy also attended and gave a very comprehensive talk to the group before answering questions on photography and camera basics. Something for Everyone The club is made up of people of varying abilityRead more…

Castleisland Chamber Alliance Sub Committees Formed

Castleisland Chamber Alliance Sub Committees Formed

Castleisland Chamber Alliance recently formed a number of sub committees to focus in depth on different areas of potential development in and around the town of its concern.  The sub committees have been formed in the areas like tourism, local area planning, event planning and enterprise promotion. Committee Appointees The tourism committee appointees are: LisaRead more…

Castleisland Camera Club’s Third Meeting Tonight

Castleisland Camera Club’s Third Meeting Tonight

Out of a need for such a club or support group in the general area, a cabal of local, keen photographers from this and surrounding parishes got together last month and from this emerged Castleisland Camera Club. Now, the club is about to hold its third meeting tonight, Thursday, April 20th at 8:15pm. The previousRead more…

KDYS/An Garda Síochána Basketball Blitz

KDYS/An Garda Síochána Basketball Blitz

 The Kerry Diocesan Youth Service in partnership with An Garda Síochána held their ninth annual basketball blitz at Castleisland Community Centre on Good Friday. The event was organised by Helena Falvey, Youth Justice Worker with the KDYS and Garda Liz Twomey, Castleisland Garda Station. The event attracted over 100 young people who took part inRead more…

New Hospice Walk Route Worked – Even in the Rain

New Hospice Walk Route Worked – Even in the Rain

The AGM of the Castleisland Branch of the Kerry Hospice Foundation, earlier this year, heard that a total of €20,126.00 had been raised locally over the course 2016. This figure was transferred to the foundation and, as with all money collected for the foundation in Kerry,  it is spent on services within the county. ImportanceRead more…

St. Mary’s U-16 Girls Bring First International Title Home

St. Mary’s U-16 Girls Bring First International Title Home

St. Mary’s Basketball Club’s U-16 girls made the long journey last week to Malgrat de Mar in Barcelona to take part in the 32nd annual Tomas Sola tournament. They also made history by winning it – and the first ever international title for the club in its many illustrious years in existence. Report by LizRead more…

The Late Sr. Margaret Mary / Peg Rahilly

The Late Sr. Margaret Mary / Peg Rahilly

The death has occurred of Sr. Margaret Mary / Peg Rahilly, (84) Daughters of Mary and Joseph, Tallaght and late of Knockacorrin, Currow, Killarney, Co. Kerry. At Tallaght Hospital, peacefully in the excellent care of the doctors and nurses of Maguire Ward on April 13th. 2017. Greatly loved and deeply regretted by her family. HerRead more…

Currow GAA Club News Round-Up

Currow GAA Club News Round-Up

Home Game for Currow on Sunday Currow played Waterville on Saturday evening in Currow in the third round of division two of the county league. The pitch was in great condition. Waterville started the better team and scored 1-1. John Buckley scored Currow’s first point from play and added two frees. Waterville then added aRead more…

Wanted: Walkers / Fun Runners For Hospice Walk

Wanted: Walkers / Fun Runners For Hospice Walk

A reminder that the Castleisland branch of the Kerry Hospice Foundation is appealing to the people of the locality to come out at 11am this morning in support of the foundation, its work and building programme. The organisers have changed the route for the near 20 year old, annual event and they estimate that thisRead more…