Category Archives: Currow

Increased Demand for Places at Kerry College

Increased Demand for Places at Kerry College

Kerry College of Further Education and Training (Kerry College) has welcomed students back on-campus this week – at their four locations in Tralee and Listowel. Demand has increased in many areas this year with many courses now full. Most Popular Courses this Year Popular course areas this year include: Social Studies, Childcare, Education, Business, Engineering,… Read more…

Kerry’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Fest to Coincide with World-wide Focus

Kerry’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Fest to Coincide with World-wide Focus

Hundreds of people have attended Kerry’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Fest each year since it was inaugurated in 2018. This year’s week-long programme of events between 10 and 17 October will be a little different with many events taking place outdoors and online. Mental Health More Important Than Ever During the current COVID-19 pandemic, the… Read more…

Brosna GAA Club and Parish News

Brosna GAA Club and Parish News

Sláinte – They’re Back After a long abstinence, our local pubs have reopened. This should be welcome news for those in our parish who have missed the sociability of meeting up with friends. We wish our publicans the very best as they resume their roles, under difficult circumstances, providing a very important service in our community.… Read more…

Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival 2020 Going All Virtual

Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival 2020 Going All Virtual

One of Castleisland’s big, end-of-year events which had been in doubt for some time now due to the evolving Covid-19 situation, has been diverted off the streets and out of the pubs to an online presence this year. The Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival Committee Chairman Cormac O’Mahony confirmed today that the event would have… Read more…

Glenlarhan Cross – ‘The Long Wait Is Over’ – Cllr. Charlie Farrelly

Glenlarhan Cross – ‘The Long Wait Is Over’ – Cllr. Charlie Farrelly

“After many years of waiting for a positive outcome, locals and passing motorists who use the L2030 Castleisland to Brosna road will be delighted to know that work by Kerry County Council commenced on Monday morning to remove the very dangerous bend at Glenlarhan Cross,” said Cllr. Charlie Farrelly in welcoming the progress on the… Read more…

Marian Wins the Last of the Lock-down Era Split the Bucket Draws

Marian Walsh was last weekend’s lucky winner of €865 in the Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket draw at The Half Barrel Bar on Saturday night. Joan Riordan and Margaret Jones – an online entrant – were drawn for entry into the Bonus Draw for €1,000 which takes place as well as the regular draw on… Read more…

Pa Daly TD, Issues Statement on Addiction, Recovery and Support Groups

Pa Daly TD, Issues Statement on Addiction, Recovery and Support Groups

Pa Daly, Sinn Féin TD for Kerry, has slammed the continuing confusion and contradictions coming out of government.  “Yet again we see confusion and contradictions coming from government on matters that profoundly impact people’s lives and their well-being.  Minister Tweeting Strategy   “On Saturday, Minister of State for Public Health, Well Being and National Drugs… Read more…

MARY O’CONNOR – YOUR CREDIT CARD WAS FOUND IN CASTLEISLAND !

MARY O’CONNOR – YOUR CREDIT CARD WAS FOUND IN CASTLEISLAND !

I know you couldn’t throw a stone in any direction in these parts without hitting or near missing a Mary O’Connor. But this is giving a shout to a Mary O’Connor who lost a credit card in Castleisland on one of the days of the weekend of September 18th / 19th or 20th. . The… Read more…

Deputy Michael Healy Rae to Oppose New Bill to Ban Hare Coursing

Deputy Michael Healy Rae to Oppose New Bill to Ban Hare Coursing

Deputy Michael Healy Rae TD has confirmed that he will fully oppose Rise TD Paul Murphy’s new bill that seeks to ban hare coursing in Ireland. If passed, Deputy Murphy’s proposal would see anyone who takes part in coursing fined €1,000 and they would also face up to six months in prison. However Deputy Michael… Read more…

Castleisland Bypass Closure Notice for Today and Tomorrow from 8am to 4pm

Castleisland Bypass Closure Notice for Today and Tomorrow from 8am to 4pm

A reminder of the notice from Colas Teoranta and Roadbridge Joint Venture on behalf of Transport Infrastructure Ireland of the temporary bypass closure for the next two days from this morning at  8am to 4pm and the same tomorrow. The notice urges awareness of plans to close over a period of the two days to… Read more…

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Category Archives: Currow

Increased Demand for Places at Kerry College

Increased Demand for Places at Kerry College

Kerry College of Further Education and Training (Kerry College) has welcomed students back on-campus this week – at their four locations in Tralee and Listowel. Demand has increased in many areas this year with many courses now full. Most Popular Courses this Year Popular course areas this year include: Social Studies, Childcare, Education, Business, Engineering,… Read more…

Kerry’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Fest to Coincide with World-wide Focus

Kerry’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Fest to Coincide with World-wide Focus

Hundreds of people have attended Kerry’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Fest each year since it was inaugurated in 2018. This year’s week-long programme of events between 10 and 17 October will be a little different with many events taking place outdoors and online. Mental Health More Important Than Ever During the current COVID-19 pandemic, the… Read more…

Brosna GAA Club and Parish News

Brosna GAA Club and Parish News

Sláinte – They’re Back After a long abstinence, our local pubs have reopened. This should be welcome news for those in our parish who have missed the sociability of meeting up with friends. We wish our publicans the very best as they resume their roles, under difficult circumstances, providing a very important service in our community.… Read more…

Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival 2020 Going All Virtual

Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival 2020 Going All Virtual

One of Castleisland’s big, end-of-year events which had been in doubt for some time now due to the evolving Covid-19 situation, has been diverted off the streets and out of the pubs to an online presence this year. The Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival Committee Chairman Cormac O’Mahony confirmed today that the event would have… Read more…

Glenlarhan Cross – ‘The Long Wait Is Over’ – Cllr. Charlie Farrelly

Glenlarhan Cross – ‘The Long Wait Is Over’ – Cllr. Charlie Farrelly

“After many years of waiting for a positive outcome, locals and passing motorists who use the L2030 Castleisland to Brosna road will be delighted to know that work by Kerry County Council commenced on Monday morning to remove the very dangerous bend at Glenlarhan Cross,” said Cllr. Charlie Farrelly in welcoming the progress on the… Read more…

Marian Wins the Last of the Lock-down Era Split the Bucket Draws

Marian Walsh was last weekend’s lucky winner of €865 in the Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket draw at The Half Barrel Bar on Saturday night. Joan Riordan and Margaret Jones – an online entrant – were drawn for entry into the Bonus Draw for €1,000 which takes place as well as the regular draw on… Read more…

Pa Daly TD, Issues Statement on Addiction, Recovery and Support Groups

Pa Daly TD, Issues Statement on Addiction, Recovery and Support Groups

Pa Daly, Sinn Féin TD for Kerry, has slammed the continuing confusion and contradictions coming out of government.  “Yet again we see confusion and contradictions coming from government on matters that profoundly impact people’s lives and their well-being.  Minister Tweeting Strategy   “On Saturday, Minister of State for Public Health, Well Being and National Drugs… Read more…

MARY O’CONNOR – YOUR CREDIT CARD WAS FOUND IN CASTLEISLAND !

MARY O’CONNOR – YOUR CREDIT CARD WAS FOUND IN CASTLEISLAND !

I know you couldn’t throw a stone in any direction in these parts without hitting or near missing a Mary O’Connor. But this is giving a shout to a Mary O’Connor who lost a credit card in Castleisland on one of the days of the weekend of September 18th / 19th or 20th. . The… Read more…

Deputy Michael Healy Rae to Oppose New Bill to Ban Hare Coursing

Deputy Michael Healy Rae to Oppose New Bill to Ban Hare Coursing

Deputy Michael Healy Rae TD has confirmed that he will fully oppose Rise TD Paul Murphy’s new bill that seeks to ban hare coursing in Ireland. If passed, Deputy Murphy’s proposal would see anyone who takes part in coursing fined €1,000 and they would also face up to six months in prison. However Deputy Michael… Read more…

Castleisland Bypass Closure Notice for Today and Tomorrow from 8am to 4pm

Castleisland Bypass Closure Notice for Today and Tomorrow from 8am to 4pm

A reminder of the notice from Colas Teoranta and Roadbridge Joint Venture on behalf of Transport Infrastructure Ireland of the temporary bypass closure for the next two days from this morning at  8am to 4pm and the same tomorrow. The notice urges awareness of plans to close over a period of the two days to… Read more…

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