Category Archives: Farranfore

Fr. Lupton to Celebrate 50th with Fr. Dan at Sunday Mass

Fr. Lupton to Celebrate 50th with Fr. Dan at Sunday Mass

I’ve never heard Georgie O’Callaghan refer to his cross-channel friend by anything but, Fr. Lupton. Out of old fashioned respect – I suppose. But you can be sure it’s a respect that the Dean of Rossendale and Hyndburn has earned over the 40 years of their mutual friendship. Forged a Link People who know Georgie,Read more…

All Go With Water Explorers, Anniversary Celebrations and Fashion Show

All Go With Water Explorers, Anniversary Celebrations and Fashion Show

Right in the middle of last week, on Wednesday, a team of Transition Year students from Castleisland Community College won the national Water Explorer competition in Dublin. They will now represent Ireland in the international finals in London in October. A fact that Principal Carmel Kelly announced at the opening of the college’s annual fashionRead more…

Margaret’s Gang Makes €18,510 Donation to Cancer Support Group

Margaret’s Gang Makes €18,510 Donation to Cancer Support Group

Altruism is now rural Ireland’s only thriving industry. It’s not official – nor will it ever be made so. That would be an embarrassment to those who should be providing funds for the services which the altruistic prop up on an ongoing basis. Me and my equals from the various media outlets in rural IrelandRead more…

Castleisland Community College Day of Celebration

Castleisland Community College Day of Celebration

After a raft of preparations which began at the turn of the year, Castleisland Community College has finally reached the highpoint of its Tríocha Blian as Fás celebration day. This Friday evening, May 19th 2017 between 6pm and 9pm the college will draw on the considerable talent pool of its student and teacher base toRead more…

Kerry County Council Search on for Vacant Properties

Kerry County Council Search on for Vacant Properties

 Kerry County Council has issued a call for properties which have been vacant for more than one year for possible use for social housing purposes. The newly launched Repair and Leasing Scheme targets vacant properties as a possible source of social housing and provides property owners with an income stream that may be otherwise unavailable.Read more…

David Plays a Captain’s Part in Currow U-14 League Win

David Plays a Captain’s Part in Currow U-14 League Win

Currow U-14 captain, David Moriarty played his part with a top-scorer total of 2-3 to his name in their County League game against Renard recently. By Con Enright On Wednesday Currow U-14s made the long journey to South Kerry to play Renard in the final round of the County League. In a close game throughout,Read more…

Expert Advice, Trade Stands and Discussions at Browne’s Open Day

Expert Advice, Trade Stands and Discussions at Browne’s Open Day

The roads of Munster and probably beyond will lead to Browne’s Open Day on this Wednesday, May 10th from 10:30am to 5pm. Past masters at catering for huge gatherings of this nature, Browne’s Home, Agri and Builders’ Providers draw people from well beyond that which should be their natural or commercial boundaries. Roll Call ofRead more…

Expressions of Interest Invited for Town and Village Scheme

Expressions of Interest Invited for Town and Village Scheme

Expressions of interest are being invited from members of the public and local, community, voluntary groups for a share of grant aid under the 2017 Town and Village Renewal Scheme. The Town and Village Renewal Scheme is an initiative under the Government’s Action Plan for Rural Development, Realising our Rural Potential, and is part ofRead more…

Cameras to Roll for Finale of Hit Drama Patrick

Cameras to Roll for Finale of Hit Drama Patrick

It’s going to be lights, camera and action for the hit drama ‘Patrick’ when it returns for one night only in the INEC in Killarney on Thursday, May 11th.  The powerful show had a hugely-successful run last year in Rathmore and the INEC when over 7,000 people witnessed the story of Rathmore native, Captain PatrickRead more…

All Welcome to Community College 30th Celebrations

All Welcome to Community College 30th Celebrations

Castleisland Community College will put the final touch to its 30th anniversary 1987 – 2017 celebrations on Friday evening May 19th. It was decided earlier this year to mark the occasion of the establishment of the college in its present location in 1987 by holding three events to celebrate the three decades at Tonbwee. TractorRead more…