Category Archives: Garden Birds

Keane Gardeners and Ambassadors for Community Project

Keane Gardeners and Ambassadors for Community Project

Did you ever notice how many ancient gardening quotes or sayings have become daily adages for the vagaries of life itself. You have: Led up the garden path; What you sow you reap; The apple didn’t fall far from the tree …. and so on. And quotes from those who know / knew their gardeningRead more…

Post-Card from the Past takes in Currow in 2000

Post-Card from the Past takes in Currow in 2000

Our Post-Card from the Past this week takes us back to 2000 and to Currow to the opening of the Kileentierna Wild-life Park. Rugby star, Mick Galwey was on home soil on Friday, December 15th 2000 for a special occasion in the village of Currow. Mary Shanahan – secretary of the Currow / Currans RuralRead more…

Local author Charts ‘The Birds of Kerry’ from 1700s

Local author Charts ‘The Birds of Kerry’ from 1700s

For as long as he can remember, Castleisland native, Tralee resident, Ed Carty  has been interested in birds. “As  a young boy I reared Budgerigars and was fascinated by them. Travelling to see new birds appealed to me and I always kept a notebook handy to write down or sketch observations,” that’s according to theRead more…

All Green and Exciting for Bishop Ray’s Visit

All Green and Exciting for Bishop Ray’s Visit

There was great excitement amongst the children at Muire Gan Smál Presentation Primary School, Castleisland on Thursday, June 5th ahead of the arrival of our new Bishop of Kerry to the school. The school was an absolute hub of activity all week with everyone eager to assist the dedicated Green School Committee with their ‘SpringRead more…