Category Archives: Currow

Stories to Mark the New St Brigid’s Public Holiday – Radio Kerry with Frank Lewis

Stories to Mark the New St Brigid’s Public Holiday – Radio Kerry with Frank Lewis

As we tumble headlong towards the most significant St. Brigid’s Day since it was initiated Frank Lewis will mark the new public holiday with a Radio Kerry Saturday Supplement Special this very morning, January 28th from 9am to 11am. The programme comes from St. Brigid’s Secondary School in Killarney. “We’re marking our new Public Holiday… Read more…

GOAL’s Thank You Letter to Denis Brosnan and his Castleisland Team

GOAL’s Thank You Letter to Denis Brosnan and his Castleisland Team

Organisers and participants agree that the Castleisland Christmas morning GOAL Mile at An Ríocht Athletic Club was the best in its two decade plus history. One of those in total agreement is Denis Brosnan and, as event founder and organiser for every single one of those Christmas mornings – he’d know. “So many people came… Read more…

The Late Louis Barton, Dromore, Farranfore and formerly of Tarbert Co. Kerry

The Late Louis Barton, Dromore, Farranfore and formerly of Tarbert Co. Kerry

The death has occurred of Louis Barton, Dromore, Farranfore and formerly of Tarbert Co. Kerry. Peacefully in the excellent care of University Hospital Kerry Palliative Care Team. Deeply regretted by his wife Josephine, his sons Roy, Ivor, Michael, Paul and Killian, his daughters in law Deirdre, Darval, Andrea and Lesley, his grandchildren, his brother and… Read more…

The Late Lilian Brosnan, nee McGrath, Castleisland and formerly of St. Brendan’s Park, Tralee

The Late Lilian Brosnan, nee McGrath, Castleisland and formerly of St. Brendan’s Park, Tralee

The death has occurred of Lilian Brosnan, nee McGrath, Brosnan Tours, Lower Main Street, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of St. Brendan’s Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry. Peacefully on January 26th 2023 at University Hospital Kerry in the presence of her loving family. Predeceased by her daughter Linda. Sadly missed by her loving husband Michael, her… Read more…

Card Games Results from the River Island Hotel and Cordal Community Centre

Card Games Results from the River Island Hotel and Cordal Community Centre

The Results of the Card Game at the River Island Hotel on Sunday night. First: Maria O’Connor and Dan McCarthy. Second: Mick Leahy and Patrick O’Donoghue, Annie O’ Connor and Sean Walsh. Ladies: Bridie Guerin and Betty Began. Gents: Jerry O’Donoghue and Danno Dennehy. Mixed. Siobhan Kelliher and Gene Guerin. Spots. Neily Shanahan and Dick… Read more…

CAMHS Review Raises Questions on Treatment of Patients in Kerry

CAMHS Review Raises Questions on Treatment of Patients in Kerry

Pa Daly, Sinn Fein TD for Kerry has stated that the interim report of the Mental Health Commission and the almost simultaneous announcement by the HSE about the North Kerry Look-back Review into the care of patients at North Kerry CAMHS raises many questions for treatment of patients in Kerry. Teachta Daly said that the… Read more…

Minister Foley Welcomes over €4 million in Community Recognition Funding

Minister Foley Welcomes over €4 million in Community Recognition Funding

Minister for Education and Kerry T.D Norma Foley has welcomed the announcement €4,403,073 in funding for Kerry County Council through a new Community Recognition Fund. This major initiative, the first of its kind, is designed to specifically support communities across the country that have welcomed and are hosting families and citizens from Ukraine and other… Read more…

The Late Maryanne ‘Mary’ McQuinn, Gortatlea, Ballymacelligott, Co. Kerry

The Late Maryanne ‘Mary’ McQuinn, Gortatlea, Ballymacelligott, Co. Kerry

The death has occurred of Maryanne ‘Mary’ McQuinn, Gurrane, Gortatlea, Ballymacelligott, Tralee, Co. Kerry and formerly Department of Social Welfare, Dublin. Peacefully on January 22nd 2023, in the wonderful care of the staff at St. Columbanus Home, Killarney. Predeceased by her parents Thomas and Ellen, her sister Peggy and brother Pat. Sadly missed by her… Read more…

Introduction to Beekeeping Course Begins on Tuesday Night January 31st

Introduction to Beekeeping Course Begins on Tuesday Night January 31st

The Sliabh Luachra Bee Keepers Club will turn Browne’s back bar into a hive of buzziness each Tuesday night for an hour between 8pm and 9pm from the coming Tuesday night, January 31st on. Enrollment for their Introduction to Beekeeping Course will be held at the Lower Main Street, Castleisland bar on that first Tuesday night,… Read more…

Pres Castleisland’s 2023 Basketball Season Off to a Cracking Start

Pres Castleisland’s 2023 Basketball Season Off to a Cracking Start

The First and Second Year South West Basketball League has commenced and the visitors to Castleisland were Ennis. The first years got the proceedings underway and the Pres girls led this one from start to finish, ending the first quarter with a 22-4 lead. The level of skill, tenacity and unselfishness on display was extremely… Read more…

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Category Archives: Currow

Stories to Mark the New St Brigid’s Public Holiday – Radio Kerry with Frank Lewis

Stories to Mark the New St Brigid’s Public Holiday – Radio Kerry with Frank Lewis

As we tumble headlong towards the most significant St. Brigid’s Day since it was initiated Frank Lewis will mark the new public holiday with a Radio Kerry Saturday Supplement Special this very morning, January 28th from 9am to 11am. The programme comes from St. Brigid’s Secondary School in Killarney. “We’re marking our new Public Holiday… Read more…

GOAL’s Thank You Letter to Denis Brosnan and his Castleisland Team

GOAL’s Thank You Letter to Denis Brosnan and his Castleisland Team

Organisers and participants agree that the Castleisland Christmas morning GOAL Mile at An Ríocht Athletic Club was the best in its two decade plus history. One of those in total agreement is Denis Brosnan and, as event founder and organiser for every single one of those Christmas mornings – he’d know. “So many people came… Read more…

The Late Louis Barton, Dromore, Farranfore and formerly of Tarbert Co. Kerry

The Late Louis Barton, Dromore, Farranfore and formerly of Tarbert Co. Kerry

The death has occurred of Louis Barton, Dromore, Farranfore and formerly of Tarbert Co. Kerry. Peacefully in the excellent care of University Hospital Kerry Palliative Care Team. Deeply regretted by his wife Josephine, his sons Roy, Ivor, Michael, Paul and Killian, his daughters in law Deirdre, Darval, Andrea and Lesley, his grandchildren, his brother and… Read more…

The Late Lilian Brosnan, nee McGrath, Castleisland and formerly of St. Brendan’s Park, Tralee

The Late Lilian Brosnan, nee McGrath, Castleisland and formerly of St. Brendan’s Park, Tralee

The death has occurred of Lilian Brosnan, nee McGrath, Brosnan Tours, Lower Main Street, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of St. Brendan’s Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry. Peacefully on January 26th 2023 at University Hospital Kerry in the presence of her loving family. Predeceased by her daughter Linda. Sadly missed by her loving husband Michael, her… Read more…

Card Games Results from the River Island Hotel and Cordal Community Centre

Card Games Results from the River Island Hotel and Cordal Community Centre

The Results of the Card Game at the River Island Hotel on Sunday night. First: Maria O’Connor and Dan McCarthy. Second: Mick Leahy and Patrick O’Donoghue, Annie O’ Connor and Sean Walsh. Ladies: Bridie Guerin and Betty Began. Gents: Jerry O’Donoghue and Danno Dennehy. Mixed. Siobhan Kelliher and Gene Guerin. Spots. Neily Shanahan and Dick… Read more…

CAMHS Review Raises Questions on Treatment of Patients in Kerry

CAMHS Review Raises Questions on Treatment of Patients in Kerry

Pa Daly, Sinn Fein TD for Kerry has stated that the interim report of the Mental Health Commission and the almost simultaneous announcement by the HSE about the North Kerry Look-back Review into the care of patients at North Kerry CAMHS raises many questions for treatment of patients in Kerry. Teachta Daly said that the… Read more…

Minister Foley Welcomes over €4 million in Community Recognition Funding

Minister Foley Welcomes over €4 million in Community Recognition Funding

Minister for Education and Kerry T.D Norma Foley has welcomed the announcement €4,403,073 in funding for Kerry County Council through a new Community Recognition Fund. This major initiative, the first of its kind, is designed to specifically support communities across the country that have welcomed and are hosting families and citizens from Ukraine and other… Read more…

The Late Maryanne ‘Mary’ McQuinn, Gortatlea, Ballymacelligott, Co. Kerry

The Late Maryanne ‘Mary’ McQuinn, Gortatlea, Ballymacelligott, Co. Kerry

The death has occurred of Maryanne ‘Mary’ McQuinn, Gurrane, Gortatlea, Ballymacelligott, Tralee, Co. Kerry and formerly Department of Social Welfare, Dublin. Peacefully on January 22nd 2023, in the wonderful care of the staff at St. Columbanus Home, Killarney. Predeceased by her parents Thomas and Ellen, her sister Peggy and brother Pat. Sadly missed by her… Read more…

Introduction to Beekeeping Course Begins on Tuesday Night January 31st

Introduction to Beekeeping Course Begins on Tuesday Night January 31st

The Sliabh Luachra Bee Keepers Club will turn Browne’s back bar into a hive of buzziness each Tuesday night for an hour between 8pm and 9pm from the coming Tuesday night, January 31st on. Enrollment for their Introduction to Beekeeping Course will be held at the Lower Main Street, Castleisland bar on that first Tuesday night,… Read more…

Pres Castleisland’s 2023 Basketball Season Off to a Cracking Start

Pres Castleisland’s 2023 Basketball Season Off to a Cracking Start

The First and Second Year South West Basketball League has commenced and the visitors to Castleisland were Ennis. The first years got the proceedings underway and the Pres girls led this one from start to finish, ending the first quarter with a 22-4 lead. The level of skill, tenacity and unselfishness on display was extremely… Read more…

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