Category Archives: Greyhound Sport

The late John Curtin, Sandville, Castleisland

The late John Curtin, Sandville, Castleisland

The death has occurred of John Curtin, (79) Sandville, Castleisland, Co. Kerry on July 14th 2018. Peacefully, after a short illness at Cork University Hospital. Beloved husband of the late Betty and brother of the late Mick (Sonny) and Ann. Sadly missed by his loving sons: Michael, Derry, Shane and Kevin, sisters Mary, Agnes, Teresa… Read more…

Silent Whisper Leaves Followers Roaring in Clonmel

It’s only a short couple of years ago since Clonmel hero, Coolavanny Bingo and his handlers were given pride of place at the head of the 2016 Castleisland St. Patrick’s Day Parade. He was accompanied through the town that day by owner, Noel Browne and his trainer, Eddie Mahony and his son Pat. This was… Read more…

Shelbourne Park Re-Opening is Good News for ‘Doggy’ Industry – Deputy Brassil

Shelbourne Park Re-Opening is Good News for ‘Doggy’ Industry – Deputy Brassil

Kerry Fianna Fáil TD, John Brassil has said that the end of the long running greyhound dispute, and picket in Dublin, should be taken as an opportunity for the national greyhound industry to come together and plan for growth and renewal. “First of all, I want to thank those who engaged in picketing Shelbourne Park… Read more…

Castleisland Coursing Club All Set for The Off at Cahill Park

Castleisland Coursing Club All Set for The Off at Cahill Park

 Castleisland Coursing Club will hold its 57th annual meeting over this coming weekend at Cahill Park, Tullig on Saturday 29th, Sunday 30th, and Monday 31st October. Action will start on the three days at 11am. “The Island Cup is the feature event with top class dogs coming to the famous Castleisland meeting. Ones to watch… Read more…

Noel Browne Overwhelmed by Civic Reception

Noel Browne Overwhelmed by Civic Reception

After Coolavanny Bingo won the National Coursing Derby in Powerstown Park in Clonmel last February, newspapers compared its significance to the best Kerry football had ever achieved in its long association with Croke Park glory. ‘Bingo’ showed all the attributes of a true champion most notably speed, stamina and a willingness to win – according… Read more…

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Category Archives: Greyhound Sport

The late John Curtin, Sandville, Castleisland

The late John Curtin, Sandville, Castleisland

The death has occurred of John Curtin, (79) Sandville, Castleisland, Co. Kerry on July 14th 2018. Peacefully, after a short illness at Cork University Hospital. Beloved husband of the late Betty and brother of the late Mick (Sonny) and Ann. Sadly missed by his loving sons: Michael, Derry, Shane and Kevin, sisters Mary, Agnes, Teresa… Read more…

Silent Whisper Leaves Followers Roaring in Clonmel

It’s only a short couple of years ago since Clonmel hero, Coolavanny Bingo and his handlers were given pride of place at the head of the 2016 Castleisland St. Patrick’s Day Parade. He was accompanied through the town that day by owner, Noel Browne and his trainer, Eddie Mahony and his son Pat. This was… Read more…

Shelbourne Park Re-Opening is Good News for ‘Doggy’ Industry – Deputy Brassil

Shelbourne Park Re-Opening is Good News for ‘Doggy’ Industry – Deputy Brassil

Kerry Fianna Fáil TD, John Brassil has said that the end of the long running greyhound dispute, and picket in Dublin, should be taken as an opportunity for the national greyhound industry to come together and plan for growth and renewal. “First of all, I want to thank those who engaged in picketing Shelbourne Park… Read more…

Castleisland Coursing Club All Set for The Off at Cahill Park

Castleisland Coursing Club All Set for The Off at Cahill Park

 Castleisland Coursing Club will hold its 57th annual meeting over this coming weekend at Cahill Park, Tullig on Saturday 29th, Sunday 30th, and Monday 31st October. Action will start on the three days at 11am. “The Island Cup is the feature event with top class dogs coming to the famous Castleisland meeting. Ones to watch… Read more…

Noel Browne Overwhelmed by Civic Reception

Noel Browne Overwhelmed by Civic Reception

After Coolavanny Bingo won the National Coursing Derby in Powerstown Park in Clonmel last February, newspapers compared its significance to the best Kerry football had ever achieved in its long association with Croke Park glory. ‘Bingo’ showed all the attributes of a true champion most notably speed, stamina and a willingness to win – according… Read more…

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