Category Archives: Kerry Diocesan Youth Service

Over 100 Players Involved in KDYS /Garda League

Over 100 Players Involved in KDYS /Garda League

The Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (KDYS) in partnership with the Castleisland Garda Siochana ran their annual soccer tournament at Castleisland AFC Grounds at Limerick Road on Wednesday and Thursday evenings. By: Helena Falvey, KDYS The event was a great success, with 12 teams and around 110 players taking part. This year there were three categories:Read more…

Knocknagoshel will be Sixth Kerry Parish without a Priest

Knocknagoshel will be Sixth Kerry Parish without a Priest

As Bishop Ray Browne announced the clerical changes to parishes under his care, he obliquely acknowledged the service given by many priests by asking a very straight question: ‘What other group has a retirement age of 75 or 76? In the course of Bishop Browne’s report, it also comes to light that Knocknagoshel is toRead more…

Your Input Invited at Castleisland Town Audit Public Consultation

Your Input Invited at Castleisland Town Audit Public Consultation

Castleisland Chamber Alliance has engaged Exodea Europe Consulting to carry out an audit of Castleisland with a view to preparing a strategy for the development of the town. As part of this process the chamber alliance, together with Exodea Europe Consulting, will host a public consultation meeting at the River Island Hotel on Thursday, JuneRead more…

It’s KDYS/An Garda Síochána Soccer Blitz Time

It’s KDYS/An Garda Síochána Soccer Blitz Time

The Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (KDYS) in partnership with An Garda Síochána will run its annual seven-a-side Soccer Blitz on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th of July 2017. The event will be held in the Soccer Pitch, Limerick Road here in Castleisland. Applications are invited from teams from the Castleisland area interested in taking partRead more…

Castleisland Community College Day of Celebration

Castleisland Community College Day of Celebration

After a raft of preparations which began at the turn of the year, Castleisland Community College has finally reached the highpoint of its Tríocha Blian as Fás celebration day. This Friday evening, May 19th 2017 between 6pm and 9pm the college will draw on the considerable talent pool of its student and teacher base toRead more…

The Storm has Passed for Fr. Pat Moore, RIP

The Storm has Passed for Fr. Pat Moore, RIP

A little over two years since they learned of his cancer diagnoses, the parishioners and friends of Fr. Pat Moore received the sad news of his death earlier today. When he broke the news of his condition early in 2015, friends in the twinned Duagh and Lyreacrompane churches organised masses and offered prayers for hisRead more…

All Welcome to Community College 30th Celebrations

All Welcome to Community College 30th Celebrations

Castleisland Community College will put the final touch to its 30th anniversary 1987 – 2017 celebrations on Friday evening May 19th. It was decided earlier this year to mark the occasion of the establishment of the college in its present location in 1987 by holding three events to celebrate the three decades at Tonbwee. TractorRead more…

Forum On Raising your Child in a Digital World

Forum On Raising your Child in a Digital World

The safety of children in today’s Digital age is a topic of growing concern and importance to adults and parents. Many people are struggling to cope with the challenges thrown up by this increasingly complex and mercurial world – a world they feel they have little or no control over. A Free Talk On thisRead more…

Enter Now for KDYS/An Garda Síochána Basketball Blitz

Enter Now for KDYS/An Garda Síochána Basketball Blitz

The Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (KDYS) in partnership with An Garda Síochána is running its annual Basketball Blitz tournament on Good Friday. The event will be held in Castleisland Community Centre and the entry forms are out now. Applications are invited from teams from the Castleisland area interested in taking part. One Day Only TheRead more…

Thursday Night is Castleisland Community College Open Night

Thursday Night is Castleisland Community College Open Night

Castleisland Community College will open its doors to prospective students and their parents/ guardians on this Thursday night, November 10th from 7pm to 9pm. Current primary school students from fourth, fifth and sixth classes in this and neighbouring parishes are being invited in with their parents or guardians to take a look at the facilities.Read more…