Category Archives: Duagh

Knocknagoshel Céilí to aid Kerry Mountain Rescue Team

Knocknagoshel Céilí to aid Kerry Mountain Rescue Team

On the Sunday afternoon of September 24th, from 3pm to 6pm, a céilí is being held in Knocknagoshel Community Centre in aid of the Kerry Mountain Rescue Team. The event is being organised by local man, John Nolan who has deep family connections with the service the team provides. The music for the Céilí willRead more…

All Munster Gathering to Rekindle the Pioneer Flame

All Munster Gathering to Rekindle the Pioneer Flame

All members of the Pioneer Total Abstinence Association throughout the area, and the county in general, are asked to take note of Sunday, October 1st. On that day a special gathering and Spirituality Day is being held in Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel, Adare, Co. Limerick. It’s an all Munster get together. Rekindling the Flame “TheRead more…

Brassil Calls for Decisive Action of Water Supply Breakdown

Brassil Calls for Decisive Action of Water Supply Breakdown

Every effort must be made to co-ordinate a full response to the Listowel water breakdown as an estimated 17,000 homes are left dry as the mechanisms fail in the town’s supply system – that’s according to Fianna Fáil TD for Kerry, John Brassil. Deputy Brasill has called on Kerry County Council and Irish Water toRead more…

Is This the Future for Rural Post Offices and An Post ?

Is This the Future for Rural Post Offices and An Post ?

Fears and rumours about the demise of the rural Post Office in Irish society have been rumbling on for several years now and some have already fallen to the axe of one minister or another. Meanwhile, a little heard of ‘Private Members Bill’ in Dáil Éireann last November proposed that a new An Post /Read more…

Progressive Forestry Company to Open Office in Castleisland

Progressive Forestry Company to Open Office in Castleisland

Sinn Féin’s junior spokesperson on Agriculture, Fisheries and the Marine, Martin Ferris TD, will officially launch Veon’s new regional office at the Advance Factory Unit, Castleisland Co-Op Mart, on Wednesday, September 6th. at 11am. Farmers and Landowners Welcome Veon is creating two positions at its new office in Castleisland to look after the South WestRead more…

Danny Hannon to be Celebrated in his Native Brosna Town

Danny Hannon to be Celebrated in his Native Brosna Town

It’s a rare occasion indeed that a rendering of My Native Brosna Town isn’t sung in celebration or in sadness in the village for which it was so loving written and so clearly associated. Christenings, weddings, wakes and funerals are all ideal occasions on which to give vent to one of the finest local songsRead more…

GAA Jackpot Climbs to €6,300 in The Mall

GAA Jackpot Climbs to €6,300 in The Mall

No Lotto Jackpot Winner in The Mall The lotto draw for a jackpot of €6,300 was held on Saturday night last in Walsh’s Bar. The numbers drawn were: 6, 21, 23 and 24. There was no winner of the jackpot. The five lucky dips of €30 each drawn went to: Noelle Ahern, Abbeyfeale; John JoeRead more…

President Trump Invited to Watch Fishy Film in Abbeyfeale

President Trump Invited to Watch Fishy Film in Abbeyfeale

Glórach takes a lead from President Trump The Glórach committee has invited President Donald Trump to attend its special screening of Finding Dory at 2.30pm on Sunday August 20th. If he happens to be nearby at his golf club in Co. Clare and can attend – he’s welcome. No Fake News here. During his recentRead more…

On a Window in a Town Far from the Sea

On a Window in a Town Far from the Sea

On a window in a town far from the sea, I spied this notice on Saturday evening. ‘Gone Sailing in the ‘Fastnet’ Race in Schull – See you Tuesday.’ And because the same Saturday evening marked the sixth anniversary of Mike Kenny’s death it reminded me of a saying of his when the breeze wasRead more…

Rhyno Mills Scratch Cups Competitions at Castleisland Golf Club

Rhyno Mills Scratch Cups Competitions at Castleisland Golf Club

Castleisland Members Golf Club 2017 Scratch Cups sponsored by Rhyno Mills Castleisland will take place on Saturday, August 19th. The following are the details: Junior Scratch Cup Handicap limit: five to 11, Intermediate Scratch Cup Handicap limit: 12 to 18. Minor Scratch Cup Handicap limit: 19 to 26. Entry fees €7 for members €15 forRead more…