Category Archives: Firies

Minister Griffin’s 4-Way Proposal for Ballyfinnane Cross

Minister Griffin’s 4-Way Proposal for Ballyfinnane Cross

Kerry Fine Gael TD and Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, has been told by Kerry County Council that it is to consider a 4-Way Stop system at Ballyfinnane Crossroads as part of a possible application to the Department of Transport to try to prevent collisions at the dangerous junction in theRead more…

Currow GAA Club Lotto of €4,100 Jackpot Won

Currow GAA Club Lotto of €4,100 Jackpot Won

 Seniors Gain Points in Listowel Currow went to Listowel on Friday night and came away with another two points to keep our hopes for promotion to Division 1 alive.  The final score was 1-9 to 1-8. The first half was a low scoring affair with Currow creating a number of scoring chances but our accuracyRead more…

Aidan O’Mahony Steps in as Culture Night Ambassador

Aidan O’Mahony Steps in as Culture Night Ambassador

Dancing with the Stars champion, Aidan O’Mahony has found his inner rhythm once more as Kerry’s Culture Night Ambassador. The Rathmore Garda and GAA star will represent his home county as an ambassador promoting the arts on Friday, September 22nd. Culture Night takes place right across Ireland on that evening / night between the hoursRead more…

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…

Weather Knocks Out this Evening’s Kingdom Classic Car and Honda 50 Run

Weather Knocks Out this Evening’s Kingdom Classic Car and Honda 50 Run

George Glover just rang to say that the weather has taken a hand and caused the postponement of this evening’s scheduled Kingdom Veteran Vintage & Classic Car Club’s eighth annual charity run from Ó Riada’s Bar and Restaurant. The run, in aid of Downs Syndrome Kerry, was scheduled to get underway at 7pm. Reschedule OverRead more…

The Kilkennys on Track for An Ríocht AC Fundraising Gig

The Kilkennys on Track for An Ríocht AC Fundraising Gig

Earlier on this year the huge task of resurfacing the running track at An Ríocht was getting closer by the day. It was hoped that the dream would come true well on time for the Kerry Community Games Finals in June. It did with only hours to spare as weather played its part in delayingRead more…

Credit Union Car Winner Shocked but Absolutely Delighted

Credit Union Car Winner Shocked but Absolutely Delighted

Tommy Costello, a roofing contractor from Cahermoneen, Tralee is the latest winner in Tralee Credit Union’s Members’ Car Draw. Tommy drives away with a brand new 172 Ford Focus from Kerry Motor Works. I Thought It Was a Hoax “I was absolutely shocked when I received the call, I had to get my wife VeronicaRead more…

….However, Credit Union Commits to Castleisland With Dedicated Team

….However, Credit Union Commits to Castleisland With Dedicated Team

With Bank of Ireland announcing the removal of cash counters, Tralee Credit Union in Castleisland took a different approach in the last six months. Here it appointed a dedicated team to meet the growing needs of its members in the locality and increased its opening hours of service by 22 hours a week. CU –Read more…

Bank of Ireland Changing But Staying. But…..

Bank of Ireland Changing But Staying. But…..

‘We’re committed to keeping a Bank of Ireland branch open in Castleisland so that when you need to discuss your finances you can do it face to face. From 16 August we will no longer offer cash services at the counter. We’ll still offer financial advice and self service banking every weekday.’ Explanatory Leaflet That’sRead more…

Bike Skills Preparation for September 3rd Day Care Centre Cycle

Bike Skills Preparation for September 3rd Day Care Centre Cycle

With the onset of the Castleisland Day Care Centre Cycle on Sunday, September 3rd a series of practice runs will be held to get participants ready for the big occasion. The series of bike handling skill sessions started on Friday evening, July 14th at 7pm. Cyclists and instructors will meet at the car park nearRead more…