Category Archives: Currow

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Launch of Donie’s New CD Glin singer and musician, Donie Lyons has a CD on sale in Ann Lyons, Main St. Abbeyfeale. The CD, The Lovely Banks of Blain will be officially launched at the monthly singing night at Philip Enright’s Ramble Inn on a date to be announced. The monthly singing night at TheRead more…

Kerry Airport Grant Welcomed by Minister Griffin and Cllr. O’Connell

Kerry Airport Grant Welcomed by Minister Griffin and Cllr. O’Connell

Kerry TD and Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, TD and his Fine Gael colleague, Cllr. Bobby O’Connell, today welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross T.D., that he is allocating over three quarters of a million in exchequer grants under his department’s Regional Airports Programme toRead more…

Thunderstruck ‘Puppy’ Goes Home to Currow

Thunderstruck ‘Puppy’ Goes Home to Currow

He was lucky in his choice of lodgings when he ran from home during the thunderstorm of Tuesday night / Wednesday morning. The kind hearted, Deirdre Cronin took him in and immediately, fed and photographed him and alerted The Maine Valley Post to his plight. Puppy – Is Gone Home Deirdre sent a message thisRead more…

Special Day at Scoil Íde as Aidan O’Mahony Raises Active Flag

Special Day at Scoil Íde as Aidan O’Mahony Raises Active Flag

Past pupils, parents, teachers, retired teachers and a huge cast of current pupils were all on their best behavior bright and early on Wednesday morning. Former Kerry, All-Ireland winning footballer and Dancing with the Stars co-winner, Garda Aidan O’Mahony made his way to the highest school in the area on a special mission. Gaining FlagRead more…

Rejuvenation Job a Triumph at An Ríocht AC

Rejuvenation Job a Triumph at An Ríocht AC

If you were to script a race against the elements and time itself, where better to stage it than on an athletics track with a hugely important event waiting in the wings. That very scenario played itself out right here in Castleisland all during the week and will draw its final breath only later tonight.Read more…

Currow Coiste Na nÓg and Senior Club News

Currow Coiste Na nÓg and Senior Club News

U-14s – Big Trip Ahead Currow U-14s travelled to Farranfore play to Firies in their first round of the East Kerry League. On the night the home side was a bit too strong for Currow and went on to win the game on a score line of Firies 5-20 to Currow’s 5-13. By: Con Enright,Read more…

The late Mrs. Nora Curtin, Knightsmountain, Knocknagoshel and Newport, Co. Mayo

The late Mrs. Nora Curtin, Knightsmountain, Knocknagoshel and Newport, Co. Mayo

The death has occurred of Nora Curtin, nee Mulchrone, Knightsmountain, Knocknagoshel, Co. Kerry and formerly of Newport, Co. Mayo. Nora, in her 101st year, was predeceased by her husband Charlie, her grandson Éamonn and grand-daughter, Shirley. She will be sadly missed by her sons: Charlie and Éamonn; daughters: Rose, Mary, Noreen, Joan and Kathleen;  grandchildren,Read more…

Chin Up Goggle Introduced by Visionary Kerrymen

Chin Up Goggle Introduced by Visionary Kerrymen

An American invention with a local connection has just been introduced as a sports training aid which has been brought to the Irish market, initially, by two Kerry men. James O’Connell, Laccabawn, Castleisland and Rory Kilgallen from Tralee had their product featured on the RTÉ One, Dara Ó Cinnéide fronted GAA Nua on Monday eveningRead more…

Steven’s Day at Mounthawk Park

Steven’s Day at Mounthawk Park

Two images from Sunday’s Denny Premier B League Final at Mounthawk Park will stay with me. One is of goalscorer, Steven McCarthy being hugged at full time by his childhood and lifelong friend and team attendant, Gary O’Sullivan. The other is of Steven, with the league cup in hand in the car-park, taking a selfie.Read more…

Minister of State Brendan Griffin, TD.

Minister of State Brendan Griffin, TD.

These are heady days for Fine Gael. By the admission of its own members and ministers, the party has enjoyed a remarkable ride as the media followed its leadership debate and eventual outcome over the last couple of months. Brand new Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s junior ministerial announcements today have been overshadowed by the Máire WhelanRead more…