Category Archives: Entertainment

Presentation Project on The Moonlighters Ready to View

Presentation Project on The Moonlighters Ready to View

St. Joseph’s Presentation Secondary School, Castleisland was one of just six schools in the south of Ireland chosen to take part in the North / South History Initiative late last year. The initiative is run as part of a joint collaboration between The Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST) and the School Development Service (SDS)Read more…

Bealtaine Festival Forging Links of Age and Opportunity

Bealtaine Festival Forging Links of Age and Opportunity

May belongs to the Bealtaine festival, celebrating creativity as we age and, on that note, Martyn Bell will give felt-making workshops in Castleisland Library on May 10th and 17th. Tel: 066 71 6 3403 This year, Kerry County Council, in association with Kerry Libraries and co-funded by the Arts Council, is bringing workshops in creativeRead more…

Lip Sync – The Talk of the Town

Lip Sync – The Talk of the Town

The way Castleisland AFC went about its business with its Lip Sync Battle at the local community centre on Friday night is the talk of this and surrounding parishes. Almost 1,200 people packed the centre with atmosphere, colour and excitement and in anticipation of a great night’s entertainment. They got what they went for –Read more…

Karaoke Night for Kilmurry NS at Hughes’ Bar

Karaoke Night for Kilmurry NS at Hughes’ Bar

Kilmurry National School Parents’ Association spokesperson, Mary Teresa McAuliffe sent a message to let it be known that her association is holding a Karaoke fundraiser for developments and improvements at their school. Their event will be held in Hughes’ Bar in Cordal on the coming Saturday night, April 8th. at 8:30pm. Surprise Guest The line-up,Read more…

John Spillane to Conduct Songwriting Workshop in Listowel

John Spillane to Conduct Songwriting Workshop in Listowel

The organisers of the annual Listowel Writers’ Week are thrilled and delighted to announce that the wonderfully talented John Spillane is due in Listowel to teach a three-day Song Writing Workshop during the festival. John is a musician, songwriter, performer, recording artist, storyteller, poet, dreamer. His music transports listeners; his live performance captivates the audience.Read more…

St. Pat’s and The Pres Join Forces for TY Comedy Drama Night

St. Pat’s and The Pres Join Forces for TY Comedy Drama Night

On Thursday, April 6th, the Transition Year students from the St. Joseph’s Presentation and St. Patrick’s Secondary Schools in Castleisland will showcase a drama filled evening with lots of humour and banter. The students will be performing three scenes from three different plays which they have been working diligently on over the past few months.Read more…

Spike Players to Stage Happy Birthday Dear Alice

Spike Players to Stage Happy Birthday Dear Alice

It’s full steam ahead for the Knocknagoshel based Spike Players with their production of the Bernard Farrell play Happy Birthday Dear Alice. Stage manager, Noel Murphy is still collecting bits and pieces and adapting what they have in terms of props and the like. “This is our first play for a while without our lateRead more…

Enter Now for KDYS/An Garda Síochána Basketball Blitz

Enter Now for KDYS/An Garda Síochána Basketball Blitz

The Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (KDYS) in partnership with An Garda Síochána is running its annual Basketball Blitz tournament on Good Friday. The event will be held in Castleisland Community Centre and the entry forms are out now. Applications are invited from teams from the Castleisland area interested in taking part. One Day Only TheRead more…

Local Performers Rehearsing Mad for Lip Sync Battle

Local Performers Rehearsing Mad for Lip Sync Battle

Castleisland AFC will hold a major fund raising event, Lip Sync Battle Castleisland in the local community centre on Friday, March 31st. 2017 at 8pm. Based on the concept of the US Hit TV show Lip Sync Battle, the show gives performers the chance to take to the stage and perform as an iconic musicRead more…

St. Patrick Smiles as Parade Spirit Couldn’t be Dampened

St. Patrick Smiles as Parade Spirit Couldn’t be Dampened

There was fake hair, fake tan, fake mustachios but the wind and the driving rain were real. So too was the colour and excitement and the sense of participation and community spirit in spite of everything thrown at it by the elements. A huge portion of the spectators at yesterday’s Castleisland St. Patrick’s Day ParadeRead more…