Category Archives: Firies GAA Club

Award Recognition for Firies based Kerry Food Hub

Award Recognition for Firies based Kerry Food Hub

Kerry Group in partnership with NEWKD are proud to present a Community Vibrancy Recognition Programme Award to Firies Community Enterprise Development Ltd. This award recognises the outstanding achievement in the development of The Kerry Food Hub, Firies. Since its official opening in March 2017, the Food Hub has brought four new businesses to Firies VillageRead more…

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Jack Rahilly Memorial Gaelic Football Blitz for Scart The Rahilly family and Scartaglin GAA Club are having a memorial blitz in honour of the late Jack Rahilly. All the local clubs have been invited, including: Desmond’s; Currow; Ballymacelligott; Knocknagoshel/Brosna; and Cordal. This blitz will take place on this Saturday July 15th in Scartaglin GAA ClubRead more…

Cordal’s Poignant Evening as Tom Wrenn Memorial Stand is Unveiled

Cordal’s Poignant Evening as Tom Wrenn Memorial Stand is Unveiled

Unveiling of the Tom Wrenn Memorial Stand Saturday, June 24th was a poignant evening for the club as the community and its friends gathered together in Cordal’s blue and gold abode to pay a lasting tribute in the memory of Tom Wrenn, former Cordal GAA Club chairman, church sacristan and an upstanding member of theRead more…

Currow U-14s Retain John West Féile Peile Na nÓg Cup

Currow U-14s Retain John West Féile Peile Na nÓg Cup

On Friday the Currow U-14 team and their supporters left the village at 9am bidding to retain their John West Féile Peile na nÓg title in Co. Monaghan. By Con Enright PRO That evening in Ballybay we played two game against Lámh Dhearg of Antrim and Ballybay Pearse’s Brothers of Monaghan. Antrim Opposition The firstRead more…

The Late Michael O’Connor, Killegane, Castleisland and late of Lisheen, Firies

The Late Michael O’Connor, Killegane, Castleisland and late of Lisheen, Firies

The death has occurred of Michael O’Connor, Killegane, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and late of Lisheen, Firies. June 18th 2017. Peacefully after a short illness at University Hospital Kerry. Sadly missed by his wife Mary, son Maurice, daughter Elaine, sister Joan, brothers: Tom, Brendan, Moss and Connie; sister-in-law Breda, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives, neighbours andRead more…

McElligott Kits Out Ballymacelligott Ladies

McElligott Kits Out Ballymacelligott Ladies

The Ballymacelligott Senior Ladies Gaelic Football team travelled to Moyvane on Sunday, April 23rd to play a Moyvane/Clounmacon selection in their latest encounter for the new team on the field of the county. Before the game, Johnny McElligott of Seán Óg’s Bar, Tralee presented the team with a set of jerseys. The girls were delightedRead more…

Coiste na nÓg to Parade in Castleisland on Sunday

Coiste na nÓg to Parade in Castleisland on Sunday

A note from Knocknagoshel’s Richard Cotter informs us that 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of Bord na nÓg in Kerry. To celebrate this milestone a number of parades will take place throughout the county on Sunday May 7th. Parade in Castleisland from 12:30pm The parade for the clubs in the Castleisland District,Read more…

Who’s the Boy in the 1970s Farranfore Photograph

Who’s the Boy in the 1970s Farranfore Photograph

The photograph here is a copy of one framed and hung in a business premises in Southwest United States for four decades. I got the following email from the son of an American tourist and avid photographer. She took this photograph at Herlihy’s Bar in Farranfore during a family holiday here just about 40 yearsRead more…

Ger’s Memorial Day Raised €2,800 for Kerry Cork Bus

Ger’s Memorial Day Raised €2,800 for Kerry Cork Bus

The family and friends of the late Farranfore native, Jeremiah G. ‘Ger’ Coffey got together again on Sunday night in Sherwood’s Bar and Restaurant in the village. They were there to finalise the business side of the golf fundraiser they held to mark the first anniversary of his death. Proceeds of the Day They invitedRead more…

Only Good News on the Cordal GAA Club Front this Week

Only Good News on the Cordal GAA Club Front this Week

Cordal’s February Lotto at Fagin’s The Lotto Jackpot for February stands at  €2,000. This is a great prize for the Spring season. This Lotto Draw will take place this Sunday the 26th of February in Harnett’s Bar, Castleisland. There are three ways to play. As always you can get Lotto tickets from our sellers. Kearney’sRead more…