Category Archives: Kerry Diocesan Youth Service

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…

Castleisland Youth Forum Launches Support Services Card for Students

Castleisland Youth Forum Launches Support Services Card for Students

Castleisland Interagency Youth Forum organised a very successful event for a group of second level students in the Castleisland area on Tuesday. The event, which took place in the Ivy Leaf Art Centre, was organised for third and transition year students from all three post primary schools. The keynote address was given by Dr. Fergus… Read more…

August 9th-11th Dates for First Sliabh Luachra Music Summer School

August 9th-11th Dates for First Sliabh Luachra Music Summer School

It’s great to hear about events being organised and happening right where they ought to. Next month’s Sliabh Luachra Summer School in Tureencahill Community Centre is just one of these. This event will consist of three days of music, talks and performances to highlight the music and musicians of the Sliabh Luachra area on August… Read more…

Kerry students attend European Youth Event

Kerry students attend European Youth Event

A couple of weeks ago Currow teenager, Eimear Horgan was preparing to take part in the European Youth Event (EYE) which took place in the European Parliament in Strasbourg from 20-21 May. The St. Joseph’s Presentation Secondary, Castleisland student did just that with a group of fellow students from around the county and beyond. The… Read more…

North Kerry College of Further Education ‘Begin Here – Go Anywhere’

North Kerry College of Further Education ‘Begin Here – Go Anywhere’

North Kerry College of Further Education – formerly Listowel Community College – is the largest provider of Post-Leaving Certificate education in North Kerry and West Limerick. The college provides a range of accredited courses at Level 5 and 6. Whether you want to be a nurse, childcare worker, scientist, sports coach, web designer, hairdresser, artist… Read more…

St. Mary’s Boys and Girls Do the Club Proud

St. Mary’s Boys and Girls Do the Club Proud

St. Mary’s U-14 boys and girls competed in the All-Ireland club championships last weekend and both teams did the club proud. Report by Bríd Kenny The club committee would like to thank coaching team members: Maurice Casey and Denise Dunlea, Michael Broderick and Denny Porter for all they have done over the past year. They… Read more…

An Riocht AC / Lee Strand 10 Miler and 5k Road Run

An Riocht AC / Lee Strand 10 Miler and 5k Road Run

The streets and roads of Castleisland will be the focus for athletes on this Sunday morning as the fifth annual An Ríocht AC / Lee-Strand sponsored ‘Kingdom Come 10 Mile and 5k Road Race’ will be held here at 11am. Registration will open at An Riocht AC Clubhouse from 9pm. The event is set to… Read more…

Healy Rae Chairs Meeting as Government Effort Continues

Healy Rae Chairs Meeting as Government Effort Continues

A message from Kerry Deputy Michael Healy Rae this evening points out the fact that he’s glad to have organised and chaired a meeting that was held in Dublin earlier today. The meeting, of all the Independent TDs in Agriculture House, agreed a policy position on today’s proceedings in Dail Eireann. Deputy Healy Rae said… Read more…

Heroic Students Rescue Mother and Baby from River in Castleisland

Heroic Students Rescue Mother and Baby from River in Castleisland

Two students from Castleisland secondary schools fell easily into the roles of hero and heroine on Tuesday when they rescued a local woman and her baby from the River Maine beside Herbert Bridge on the Killarney Road. Shay Walsh, Scartaglin and his girlfriend Alison Jones from Ballymacelligott were strolling along the river walk at lunchtime… Read more…

New Business Flowing Through Irish Host Family Initiative

New Business Flowing Through Irish Host Family Initiative

Few natives ever give Castleisland and its environs the kind of credit it gets from the director of a rapidly growing and innovative business which she founded and based here. Antoinette Butler is a native of the deeply historic county of Waterford and she’s the director of Irish Host Family.ie. This is a fast-growing Castleisland-based… Read more…

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Category Archives: Kerry Diocesan Youth Service

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…

Castleisland Youth Forum Launches Support Services Card for Students

Castleisland Youth Forum Launches Support Services Card for Students

Castleisland Interagency Youth Forum organised a very successful event for a group of second level students in the Castleisland area on Tuesday. The event, which took place in the Ivy Leaf Art Centre, was organised for third and transition year students from all three post primary schools. The keynote address was given by Dr. Fergus… Read more…

August 9th-11th Dates for First Sliabh Luachra Music Summer School

August 9th-11th Dates for First Sliabh Luachra Music Summer School

It’s great to hear about events being organised and happening right where they ought to. Next month’s Sliabh Luachra Summer School in Tureencahill Community Centre is just one of these. This event will consist of three days of music, talks and performances to highlight the music and musicians of the Sliabh Luachra area on August… Read more…

Kerry students attend European Youth Event

Kerry students attend European Youth Event

A couple of weeks ago Currow teenager, Eimear Horgan was preparing to take part in the European Youth Event (EYE) which took place in the European Parliament in Strasbourg from 20-21 May. The St. Joseph’s Presentation Secondary, Castleisland student did just that with a group of fellow students from around the county and beyond. The… Read more…

North Kerry College of Further Education ‘Begin Here – Go Anywhere’

North Kerry College of Further Education ‘Begin Here – Go Anywhere’

North Kerry College of Further Education – formerly Listowel Community College – is the largest provider of Post-Leaving Certificate education in North Kerry and West Limerick. The college provides a range of accredited courses at Level 5 and 6. Whether you want to be a nurse, childcare worker, scientist, sports coach, web designer, hairdresser, artist… Read more…

St. Mary’s Boys and Girls Do the Club Proud

St. Mary’s Boys and Girls Do the Club Proud

St. Mary’s U-14 boys and girls competed in the All-Ireland club championships last weekend and both teams did the club proud. Report by Bríd Kenny The club committee would like to thank coaching team members: Maurice Casey and Denise Dunlea, Michael Broderick and Denny Porter for all they have done over the past year. They… Read more…

An Riocht AC / Lee Strand 10 Miler and 5k Road Run

An Riocht AC / Lee Strand 10 Miler and 5k Road Run

The streets and roads of Castleisland will be the focus for athletes on this Sunday morning as the fifth annual An Ríocht AC / Lee-Strand sponsored ‘Kingdom Come 10 Mile and 5k Road Race’ will be held here at 11am. Registration will open at An Riocht AC Clubhouse from 9pm. The event is set to… Read more…

Healy Rae Chairs Meeting as Government Effort Continues

Healy Rae Chairs Meeting as Government Effort Continues

A message from Kerry Deputy Michael Healy Rae this evening points out the fact that he’s glad to have organised and chaired a meeting that was held in Dublin earlier today. The meeting, of all the Independent TDs in Agriculture House, agreed a policy position on today’s proceedings in Dail Eireann. Deputy Healy Rae said… Read more…

Heroic Students Rescue Mother and Baby from River in Castleisland

Heroic Students Rescue Mother and Baby from River in Castleisland

Two students from Castleisland secondary schools fell easily into the roles of hero and heroine on Tuesday when they rescued a local woman and her baby from the River Maine beside Herbert Bridge on the Killarney Road. Shay Walsh, Scartaglin and his girlfriend Alison Jones from Ballymacelligott were strolling along the river walk at lunchtime… Read more…

New Business Flowing Through Irish Host Family Initiative

New Business Flowing Through Irish Host Family Initiative

Few natives ever give Castleisland and its environs the kind of credit it gets from the director of a rapidly growing and innovative business which she founded and based here. Antoinette Butler is a native of the deeply historic county of Waterford and she’s the director of Irish Host Family.ie. This is a fast-growing Castleisland-based… Read more…

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