Category Archives: GAA

Cordal Stand Memorial to Honour the late Tom Wrenn

Cordal Stand Memorial to Honour the late Tom Wrenn

Kerry County Board chairman and Brosna native, Tim Murphy will unveil a memorial plaque at Cordal GAA Club grounds on this Saturday evening June 24th at 7:45pm. The unveiling of the plaque will dedicate the stand there as The Tom Wrenn Memorial Stand forever more The ceremony will take place after the Cordal v KnocknagoshelRead more…

Currow Coiste Na nÓg and Senior Club News

Currow Coiste Na nÓg and Senior Club News

U-14s – Big Trip Ahead Currow U-14s travelled to Farranfore play to Firies in their first round of the East Kerry League. On the night the home side was a bit too strong for Currow and went on to win the game on a score line of Firies 5-20 to Currow’s 5-13. By: Con Enright,Read more…

A Round-Up of News from Clubs around the Valley

A Round-Up of News from Clubs around the Valley

St. Kieran’s GAA Club News Kerry Juniors in Munster Final Well Done to the Kerry Juniors: Well done to the Kerry Junior Football team especially St Kieran’s players: Philip O’Connor, Eamonn Kiely and James Walsh who were victorious over Limerick on Sunday. The Kerry side will now face Cork in the Munster Final on Tuesday, JuneRead more…

A Tribute to Jimmy Roche – By Paddy Flynn, Cordal GAA Club PRO

A Tribute to Jimmy Roche – By Paddy Flynn, Cordal GAA Club PRO

Cordal suffered an unexpected and heart breaking loss this week with the death of Jimmy Roche, Breahig, Cordal. By Paddy Flynn, Cordal GAA Club Jimmy was a grassroots member and one of our most loyal and devoted club men. To describe him I think the words used to describe his own father are fitting forRead more…

St. Patrick’s Win First Year Football Championship

St. Patrick’s Win First Year Football Championship

The first year boys from St. Patrick’s Secondary School, Castleisland were crowned winners of the Kerry Post Primary Schools First Year League recently. To take the title they defeated Killorglin Community College but it took two games to separate the sides. Draw After Extra Time The first game ended in a draw after extra time.Read more…

Glenflesk / London GAA Link-Up to Honour 1966 Heroes

Glenflesk / London GAA Link-Up to Honour 1966 Heroes

A momentous event for those involved in the Gaelic Athletic Association in London in the remarkable year of 1966 was commemorated there last year. However, there was a handful of loose ends to be tidied up and men to be tracked down and honoured properly before the book could be closed on the 50th anniversaryRead more…

Kerry’s Eye Launches Major Road Safety Campaign

Kerry’s Eye Launches Major Road Safety Campaign

 Kerry’s Eye has launched a massive safety campaign aimed at keeping cyclists safe on the county’s roads. The Tralee-based newspaper has announced June as Stayin’ Alive at 1.5 Month in Kerry – with the full support of Kerry County Council well as the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle, local cycling clubs, and the founder ofRead more…

Aisling and Thomas, Emma and Michelle Shine at Glittering Dance Finale

Aisling and Thomas, Emma and Michelle Shine at Glittering Dance Finale

If you instantly cop the link between: Paddy White, Nora Fealey, Thomas ‘Harry’ Callaghan, Aisling O’Connell, Michelle Reidy, Emma Sweeney, Lezek Brozozka, Siobhán Daly, Sandra Hartnett-O’Connor and Michael ‘Trod’ Broderick – you’re well up on your history then. The three-year history of Castleisland’s involvement with the countrywide, fundraising phenomena of Strictly Come Dancing – thatRead more…

The Late Jimmy Roche, Breahig, Cordal, Castleisland

The Late Jimmy Roche, Breahig, Cordal, Castleisland

The death has occurred of Jimmy Roche, Breahig, Cordal, Castleisland, Co. Kerry, suddenly on June 2nd, 2017. Sadly missed by his heartbroken wife Joan, his family John, Timmy, James and Anne Marie, daughters-in-law, Cathie, Marie and Sharmayne, his adored grandsons James and Sean, brother Ulick, sisters Nora, Helen, Brigid and Anne, all extended family, relatives,Read more…

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News Round-Up

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News Round-Up

Ballymac U-14 Girls played their final county league game on Sunday in Ballymac against Killarney Legion. Ballymac won the encounter with a five goal nine points blitz of their opponents in the first half and a rock tight defence that leaked a mere point. The comprehensive lead afforded Ballymac to roll out the bench inRead more…