Category Archives: Currow

Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket Currow Draw Produces Knocknagoshel Winner

Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket Currow Draw Produces Knocknagoshel Winner

The Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket draw was held for the first time in Currow in McCarthy’s Foodstore on Saturday evening last July 4th. Gerard Brosnan from Knocknagoshel won €723 as his half of the contents of the bucket. The next draw will be held in Martin Curtain’s shop at Upper Main Street, Castleisland at… Read more…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

  Club Sympathy to the Thompson Family The death has taken place of Joe Thompson of Knocknasna, Abbeyfeale and formerly of Headley’s Bridge. Joe played for Knocknagoshel for many years and was captain of the team that won the Kerry Novice Championship in 1969. We express our deepest sympathy to the Thompson family. May he… Read more…

Public Masses Have Resumed in Brosna and Knockaclarig

Public Masses Have Resumed in Brosna and Knockaclarig

There will be three masses celebrated every week – Saturdays and Tuesdays in Brosna at 7.30pm and on Sundays in Knockaclarig at 10am. The churches will be cleaned prior to each mass. Due to social distancing requirements, places are limited as half of the church seats will be cordoned off. The remaining seats will be… Read more…

Organisers ‘Blown Out of It’ by Support for Castleisland Drive in Bingo

Organisers ‘Blown Out of It’ by Support for Castleisland Drive in Bingo

Bingo addicts from all and every corner of this and neighbouring counties converged on Castleisland on Sunday afternoon to indulge in their passion for the first time since everything closed down in mid spring. A count of cars alone came to 312 and each of those cars had parties of two, three or four players… Read more…

Re-opening Our Schools – ‘More Imagination Needed’ – Deputy Daly

Re-opening Our Schools – ‘More Imagination Needed’ – Deputy Daly

Sinn Féin TD for Kerry, Pa Daly, has expressed his disappointment at the narrow and impractical approach the Department of Education has taken with the interim recommendations for the re-opening of schools and educational facilities. Deputy Daly slammed the lack of awareness on current classroom size and setting, and the lack of engagement with related… Read more…

The Late Sean Brosnan, Knockananlig, Castleisland and Gortatlea Mart

The Late Sean Brosnan, Knockananlig, Castleisland and Gortatlea Mart

The death has occurred of Sean Brosnan, Knockananlig, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and late of Tullig, Castleisland and Gortatlea Mart. Peacefully on July 3rd 2020 surrounded by his loving wife and family in the wonderful care of the Palliative Care Team at University Hospital Kerry. Sadly missed by his loving wife Imelda, his adored daughters: Eilish,… Read more…

The Late Matt O’Donohoe, Mullingar, Dublin and Castleisland

The Late Matt O’Donohoe, Mullingar, Dublin and Castleisland

The death has occurred of Matt O’Donohoe, Greenpark Meadows, Mullingar, retired Ladies Fashion Designer, Wicklow Street Dublin, late of Templeogue and Castleisland, Co Kerry. On July 4. 2020, peacefully in the company of his loving family and the caring staff of the Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar. Beloved husband of the late Ann and dear father… Read more…

All Star Involvement in Muire Gan Smál Virtual Sports Week

All Star Involvement in Muire Gan Smál Virtual Sports Week

Muire Gan Smál is a big fan of sports and every year the school ensures that it has a busy schedule for its sport’s day. This year, teachers, Norielle O’Leary and Emma Sweeney wanted to make sure that the whole school still managed to have a bit of fun so all took part in some… Read more…

Deferred ‘Call of the Wild’ on RTÉ One This Morning at 10:35am

Deferred ‘Call of the Wild’ on RTÉ One This Morning at 10:35am

In 2015 a documentary team, led by Dublin native and one time Scartaglin resident, Vincent Hyland, filmed the series Call of the Wild. The five-part series was due to begin its run on RTÉ One on Saturday morning last at 10:35am. However, due to the evolving news of the government formation on that day, the… Read more…

Writer in Residence Back After ‘Unexpected Break’

Writer in Residence Back After ‘Unexpected Break’

After an unexpected break due to Covid 19 safety measures, Máire Holmes is recommencing her work as Kerry County Council’s writer in residence, co-funded by the Arts Council and Creative Ireland. Email and Video Link This isn’t Máire’s first residency in Kerry – she proved immensely popular here a number of years ago, interacting with… Read more…

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Category Archives: Currow

Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket Currow Draw Produces Knocknagoshel Winner

Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket Currow Draw Produces Knocknagoshel Winner

The Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket draw was held for the first time in Currow in McCarthy’s Foodstore on Saturday evening last July 4th. Gerard Brosnan from Knocknagoshel won €723 as his half of the contents of the bucket. The next draw will be held in Martin Curtain’s shop at Upper Main Street, Castleisland at… Read more…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

  Club Sympathy to the Thompson Family The death has taken place of Joe Thompson of Knocknasna, Abbeyfeale and formerly of Headley’s Bridge. Joe played for Knocknagoshel for many years and was captain of the team that won the Kerry Novice Championship in 1969. We express our deepest sympathy to the Thompson family. May he… Read more…

Public Masses Have Resumed in Brosna and Knockaclarig

Public Masses Have Resumed in Brosna and Knockaclarig

There will be three masses celebrated every week – Saturdays and Tuesdays in Brosna at 7.30pm and on Sundays in Knockaclarig at 10am. The churches will be cleaned prior to each mass. Due to social distancing requirements, places are limited as half of the church seats will be cordoned off. The remaining seats will be… Read more…

Organisers ‘Blown Out of It’ by Support for Castleisland Drive in Bingo

Organisers ‘Blown Out of It’ by Support for Castleisland Drive in Bingo

Bingo addicts from all and every corner of this and neighbouring counties converged on Castleisland on Sunday afternoon to indulge in their passion for the first time since everything closed down in mid spring. A count of cars alone came to 312 and each of those cars had parties of two, three or four players… Read more…

Re-opening Our Schools – ‘More Imagination Needed’ – Deputy Daly

Re-opening Our Schools – ‘More Imagination Needed’ – Deputy Daly

Sinn Féin TD for Kerry, Pa Daly, has expressed his disappointment at the narrow and impractical approach the Department of Education has taken with the interim recommendations for the re-opening of schools and educational facilities. Deputy Daly slammed the lack of awareness on current classroom size and setting, and the lack of engagement with related… Read more…

The Late Sean Brosnan, Knockananlig, Castleisland and Gortatlea Mart

The Late Sean Brosnan, Knockananlig, Castleisland and Gortatlea Mart

The death has occurred of Sean Brosnan, Knockananlig, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and late of Tullig, Castleisland and Gortatlea Mart. Peacefully on July 3rd 2020 surrounded by his loving wife and family in the wonderful care of the Palliative Care Team at University Hospital Kerry. Sadly missed by his loving wife Imelda, his adored daughters: Eilish,… Read more…

The Late Matt O’Donohoe, Mullingar, Dublin and Castleisland

The Late Matt O’Donohoe, Mullingar, Dublin and Castleisland

The death has occurred of Matt O’Donohoe, Greenpark Meadows, Mullingar, retired Ladies Fashion Designer, Wicklow Street Dublin, late of Templeogue and Castleisland, Co Kerry. On July 4. 2020, peacefully in the company of his loving family and the caring staff of the Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar. Beloved husband of the late Ann and dear father… Read more…

All Star Involvement in Muire Gan Smál Virtual Sports Week

All Star Involvement in Muire Gan Smál Virtual Sports Week

Muire Gan Smál is a big fan of sports and every year the school ensures that it has a busy schedule for its sport’s day. This year, teachers, Norielle O’Leary and Emma Sweeney wanted to make sure that the whole school still managed to have a bit of fun so all took part in some… Read more…

Deferred ‘Call of the Wild’ on RTÉ One This Morning at 10:35am

Deferred ‘Call of the Wild’ on RTÉ One This Morning at 10:35am

In 2015 a documentary team, led by Dublin native and one time Scartaglin resident, Vincent Hyland, filmed the series Call of the Wild. The five-part series was due to begin its run on RTÉ One on Saturday morning last at 10:35am. However, due to the evolving news of the government formation on that day, the… Read more…

Writer in Residence Back After ‘Unexpected Break’

Writer in Residence Back After ‘Unexpected Break’

After an unexpected break due to Covid 19 safety measures, Máire Holmes is recommencing her work as Kerry County Council’s writer in residence, co-funded by the Arts Council and Creative Ireland. Email and Video Link This isn’t Máire’s first residency in Kerry – she proved immensely popular here a number of years ago, interacting with… Read more…

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