Category Archives: Kilcummin

Doyle and O’Leary Packed Scart on Saturday Night

Doyle and O’Leary Packed Scart on Saturday Night

Jimmy Doyle of Sliabh Luachra was the title of Saturday night’s, latest installment in the Handed Down series of concerts and lectures. While many in the series to date have been dedicated to the memory of characters and players long gone from the worldly stage, a small handful have honoured the living. Saturday night’s eventRead more…

The Late Rita O’Leary, Castleisland, Scartaglin, Kilcummin

The Late Rita O’Leary, Castleisland, Scartaglin, Kilcummin

The death has occurred of Rita O’Leary (née O’Connor) Powell’s Road, Clashganniv, Castleisland and formerly of Mount,Scartaglen and Milleen, Kilcummin, Killarney. Peacefully on April 18th., 2017 in her 86th year. Surrounded by her loving family and the wonderful staff of University Hospital Kerry. Predeceased by her late husband Michael and son Patrick. Sadly missed byRead more…

In Search of Padraig – The Making of the 1993 RTÉ Radio One Documentary

In Search of Padraig – The Making of the 1993 RTÉ Radio One Documentary

Peter Browne, broadcaster and piper, will return to the source of arguably his finest piece of collecting and radio broadcasting work in the course of his ongoing career. He will present his talk: In Search of Padraig – The Making of the RTÉ Radio One Documentary in Scartaglin on Saturday night. That he managed toRead more…

The Days of Dan O’Connell’s and Women’s Lib in Knocknagree

The Days of Dan O’Connell’s and Women’s Lib in Knocknagree

Bringing Dan O’Connell’s of Knocknagree back to life for an hour or so in front of an audience is the task in the safe hands of one of Sliabh Luchra music’s most devoted students, Matt Cranitch. He’ll do so at Scartaglin Heritage Centre at 8pm sharp on this Saturday night, January 28th as part ofRead 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 AugustRead more…

450 Take Part in An Riocht / Lee Strand 10 Miler and 5K

450 Take Part in An Riocht / Lee Strand 10 Miler and 5K

  On a morning made for running, a verifiable 450 serious athletes, fun runners and walkers gathered on Rice’s Height on Castleisland’s Cordal Road to take part in the fifth annual An Riocht AC / Lee Strand Kingdom Come 10 Miler and 5K Road Race. Backs to the east, they limbered up and laced theirRead more…

The Latest News from Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club

The Latest News from Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club

Lotto Numbers Drawn: 5,8,23 and 29 Our Lotto jackpot for €6,800 was not won on Friday night -but we had 6 very lucky consolation prizes winners. €50 each to: Albert King, Kiltallagh and Joe McAuliffe, Milltown. €25 each to: Fionnán Burke, Milltown, Evan O’ Sullivan, Callinafercy, Maurice Daly, Castlemaine and Hilda McKenna Milltown. Congratulations toRead more…

Top Gear Crew Invited and Welcomed to Kerry by Griffin

Top Gear Crew Invited and Welcomed to Kerry by Griffin

Kerry Fine Gael TD, Brendan Griffin has warmly welcoming the announcement by BBC, Top Gear presenter, Chris Evans, that the programme is to visit West Kerry today. “Two years ago I contacted the BBC and invited the Top Gear programme to come to Kerry and the Wild Atlantic Way, as I believed that the landscape,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 toRead 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 saidRead more…