Category Archives: Farranfore

The Dog Show is in Town Today

The Dog Show is in Town Today

It happens quietly every year without advertising, fuss or horn-blowing. And if you noticed that Castleisland’s fine Main Street was turned into a dog-walk last evening and night you might just also know that the ‘dog show’ is back in town. Covered in Tents You still have time to catch some action as the track… Read more…

A Little Nudge to Castleisland Camera Club Members

A Little Nudge to Castleisland Camera Club Members

Because there is such a surge of interest in photography in the area since Castleisland Camera Club set out its stall a few years ago and because I came across an outstanding photograph of an amazing man, I thought I’d bring it to the attention of the club members. The Clare Champion John Kelly is… Read more…

September 8th Date for Castleisland Day Care Centre Cycle

September 8th Date for Castleisland Day Care Centre Cycle

Call it presumption if you like but it was felt, months ago, that the date of this year’s All-Ireland Senior Football Final and Kerry’s involvement on September 1st would impact on the organisers of the annual Castleisland Day Care Centre Cycle. Consequently, they’ve had to move their date for the annual event further than ever… Read more…

The Story of Brosna GAA – Reprint Likely

The Story of Brosna GAA – Reprint Likely

The Story of Brosna GAA – Reprint on the Cards Due to huge demand The Story of Brosna G.A.A book has now sold out. By Mairéad Moriarty, PRO. If there is sufficient demand Brosna G.A.A. Club will consider ordering a reprint. If you wish to purchase a book – numbers permitting – please give your… Read more…

Patrick O’Keeffe Festival Launches ‘Early Bird Weekend Pass’ Offer

Patrick O’Keeffe Festival Launches ‘Early Bird Weekend Pass’ Offer

The Castleisland based Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival has just launched its online tickets sale initiative for the 27th annual festival which runs this year from Friday, October 25th to Monday 28th inclusive. By Conor O’Mahony The special ‘Early Bird Weekend Pass’ will give patrons access to all the events that run over the course… Read more…

Heart-warming and Meaningful Service at St. Stephen’s

Heart-warming and Meaningful Service at St. Stephen’s

Every day you learn something new is a good day. The attendance at the Ecumenical Service and Blessing of Graves Ceremony at St. Stephen’s Churchyard here in Castleisland on Tuesday evening learned that the day marked the feast of St. Bernard of Clairvaux, Patron Saint of Bee-keepers and Candle-makers. Wearing the Geansaí The information came… Read more…

Desmonds Ladies Will Take Your Clothes

Desmonds Ladies Will Take Your Clothes

Castleisland Desmonds Ladies GAA Club members are organising a ‘Cash for Clothes Collection’ on this Saturday, August 24th from 10am to 12noon. Club PRO, Gerard ‘Gerdie’ Murphy said that the ‘Items Wanted’ list includes: clothing, paired shoes, belts, handbags, bed linen, towels and curtains. Bags of clothes can be dropped to the clubhouse on Saturday… Read more…

Healy Rae Pointing Groups Towards Community Environment Fund

Healy Rae Pointing Groups Towards Community Environment Fund

Councillor Jackie Healy-Rae has today welcomed nearly €1m in national funding under the Community Environment Action Fund for projects on waste, biodiversity, climate change, air, water and sustainable development. Eligible projects are those which support and complement, at a local level, national environmental policies. A Co-ordinating Hand The fund is administered by local authorities, while… Read more…

Memorial Mass at An Ríocht AC this Wednesday Evening at 8pm

Memorial Mass at An Ríocht AC this Wednesday Evening at 8pm

A special mass for the deceased members of An Riocht AC will be offered at the clubhouse on this Wednesday evening at 8pm. The mass will be celebrated by Castleisland PP, Fr. Mossie Brick. The following is a list of people being acknowledged and prayed for on this special occasion: Peter Rodgers, Anthony Cronin, J.J.… Read more…

Bin Collection Arrangements for College Road on ‘Closure Week’

Bin Collection Arrangements for College Road on ‘Closure Week’

A message from South West Bins for the residents of College Road ahead of their collection date tomorrow Thursday, August 20th. “Due to major road works on College Road Castleisland, the road is closed tomorrow.* Please put your bins out tonight either at the start or end of the road works and they will be… Read more…

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Category Archives: Farranfore

The Dog Show is in Town Today

The Dog Show is in Town Today

It happens quietly every year without advertising, fuss or horn-blowing. And if you noticed that Castleisland’s fine Main Street was turned into a dog-walk last evening and night you might just also know that the ‘dog show’ is back in town. Covered in Tents You still have time to catch some action as the track… Read more…

A Little Nudge to Castleisland Camera Club Members

A Little Nudge to Castleisland Camera Club Members

Because there is such a surge of interest in photography in the area since Castleisland Camera Club set out its stall a few years ago and because I came across an outstanding photograph of an amazing man, I thought I’d bring it to the attention of the club members. The Clare Champion John Kelly is… Read more…

September 8th Date for Castleisland Day Care Centre Cycle

September 8th Date for Castleisland Day Care Centre Cycle

Call it presumption if you like but it was felt, months ago, that the date of this year’s All-Ireland Senior Football Final and Kerry’s involvement on September 1st would impact on the organisers of the annual Castleisland Day Care Centre Cycle. Consequently, they’ve had to move their date for the annual event further than ever… Read more…

The Story of Brosna GAA – Reprint Likely

The Story of Brosna GAA – Reprint Likely

The Story of Brosna GAA – Reprint on the Cards Due to huge demand The Story of Brosna G.A.A book has now sold out. By Mairéad Moriarty, PRO. If there is sufficient demand Brosna G.A.A. Club will consider ordering a reprint. If you wish to purchase a book – numbers permitting – please give your… Read more…

Patrick O’Keeffe Festival Launches ‘Early Bird Weekend Pass’ Offer

Patrick O’Keeffe Festival Launches ‘Early Bird Weekend Pass’ Offer

The Castleisland based Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival has just launched its online tickets sale initiative for the 27th annual festival which runs this year from Friday, October 25th to Monday 28th inclusive. By Conor O’Mahony The special ‘Early Bird Weekend Pass’ will give patrons access to all the events that run over the course… Read more…

Heart-warming and Meaningful Service at St. Stephen’s

Heart-warming and Meaningful Service at St. Stephen’s

Every day you learn something new is a good day. The attendance at the Ecumenical Service and Blessing of Graves Ceremony at St. Stephen’s Churchyard here in Castleisland on Tuesday evening learned that the day marked the feast of St. Bernard of Clairvaux, Patron Saint of Bee-keepers and Candle-makers. Wearing the Geansaí The information came… Read more…

Desmonds Ladies Will Take Your Clothes

Desmonds Ladies Will Take Your Clothes

Castleisland Desmonds Ladies GAA Club members are organising a ‘Cash for Clothes Collection’ on this Saturday, August 24th from 10am to 12noon. Club PRO, Gerard ‘Gerdie’ Murphy said that the ‘Items Wanted’ list includes: clothing, paired shoes, belts, handbags, bed linen, towels and curtains. Bags of clothes can be dropped to the clubhouse on Saturday… Read more…

Healy Rae Pointing Groups Towards Community Environment Fund

Healy Rae Pointing Groups Towards Community Environment Fund

Councillor Jackie Healy-Rae has today welcomed nearly €1m in national funding under the Community Environment Action Fund for projects on waste, biodiversity, climate change, air, water and sustainable development. Eligible projects are those which support and complement, at a local level, national environmental policies. A Co-ordinating Hand The fund is administered by local authorities, while… Read more…

Memorial Mass at An Ríocht AC this Wednesday Evening at 8pm

Memorial Mass at An Ríocht AC this Wednesday Evening at 8pm

A special mass for the deceased members of An Riocht AC will be offered at the clubhouse on this Wednesday evening at 8pm. The mass will be celebrated by Castleisland PP, Fr. Mossie Brick. The following is a list of people being acknowledged and prayed for on this special occasion: Peter Rodgers, Anthony Cronin, J.J.… Read more…

Bin Collection Arrangements for College Road on ‘Closure Week’

Bin Collection Arrangements for College Road on ‘Closure Week’

A message from South West Bins for the residents of College Road ahead of their collection date tomorrow Thursday, August 20th. “Due to major road works on College Road Castleisland, the road is closed tomorrow.* Please put your bins out tonight either at the start or end of the road works and they will be… Read more…

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