Category Archives: Kilcummin

Nelligan Connections Being Sought in Sydney, Canberra and Kilcummin

Nelligan Connections Being Sought in Sydney, Canberra and Kilcummin

Richard O’Connor of Desmonds Avenue got the attached notice sent to him recently from Sydney. The people who sent it to him saw it in a newpaper down there. “They sent it to me thinking there might be a connection with the Nelligan families in the area,” said Richard. The text of the notice is… Read more…

Siobhán wins First PRO Fight with Round 1 KO

Siobhán wins First PRO Fight with Round 1 KO

They say that brevity is the essence of wit, but boxer, Siobhán O’Leary’s professional debut last night could be described as the essence of brevity. Brevity is also the essence of the report on Siobhán’s super feather-weight fight against Hungarian national, Klaudia Csazsar. First Bout as a PRO Siobhán – with a Kilcummin father, Michael… Read more…

Siobhán Steps Up to the Professional Boxing Ranks

Siobhán Steps Up to the Professional Boxing Ranks

A Kilcummin, Co. Kerry born, Limerick resident will step into the ring for her first professional fight at the Good Counsel GAA Club in Drimnagh, Dublin on Saturday night, November 24th. Fighting at super featherweight and promoted by Boxing Ireland Promotions, Siobhán O’Leary is on the Celtic Clash 7 fight card at the Dublin venue… Read more…

The Late Kay Finnegan Nee O’Leary, Killarney and Kilcummin

The Late Kay Finnegan Nee O’Leary, Killarney and Kilcummin

The death has occurred of Kay Finnegan, nee O’Leary, Dirreen, Killarney and Finnegan’s Cross, Kilcummin, Killarney. Beloved wife of Michael and loving mother of Leonard and Isaac. Very sadly missed and dearly loved by her family, daughter-in-law Anne, sisters-in-law Betty and Marie, relatives, neighbours and many dear friends. May She Rest In Peace. Stint in… Read more…

The Late Peggy Reidy, Castleisland and Kilcummin

The Late Peggy Reidy, Castleisland and Kilcummin

The death has occurred of Peggy Reidy, née McCarthy, Knocknagore, Castleisland and Killarney, Co. Kerry and late of Inch and Annablatha, Kilcummin, Killarney. March 6th, 2018, peacefully, in the presence of her family and in the loving care of the Palliative Care team at University Hospital Kerry. Sadly missed by her loving husband Danny, son… Read more…

Creating an Archive of the Culture of Sliabh Luachra

Creating an Archive of the Culture of Sliabh Luachra

Creating an Archive of the Culture of Sliabh Luachra. Isn’t that some task. However, and thankfully, a lot of what has gone on in the history of music making, poetry writing and the singing of songs has been well documented. The Handed Down committee has been gifted with some rare gems of recordings, scraps of… Read more…

Music Capital Fund Information Session on St. Brigid’s Day

Music Capital Fund Information Session on St. Brigid’s Day

A bugle call is being issued to all Kerry musicians, bands, collectives, music groups, music organisations, schools and interested communities. An information session, on a new capital fund that will support the purchase of musical instruments, will take place in Tralee Library in Moyderwell at 5pm on Thursday, February 1st and everyone is welcome. Two… Read more…

Denny Kerry Community Games Finals on June 24th and 25th

Denny Kerry Community Games Finals on June 24th and 25th

The official launch of the 2017 Kerry Community Games Athletics Finals took place on Friday morning at An Ríocht AC in Castleisland. It was the last official engagement on the old red tartan track as the new, two-tone surfacing material was being unloaded as the launch was going on. The event, sponsored by Denny, will… Read more…

Expert Advice, Trade Stands and Discussions at Browne’s Open Day

Expert Advice, Trade Stands and Discussions at Browne’s Open Day

The roads of Munster and probably beyond will lead to Browne’s Open Day on this Wednesday, May 10th from 10:30am to 5pm. Past masters at catering for huge gatherings of this nature, Browne’s Home, Agri and Builders’ Providers draw people from well beyond that which should be their natural or commercial boundaries. Roll Call of… Read more…

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 event… Read more…

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Category Archives: Kilcummin

Nelligan Connections Being Sought in Sydney, Canberra and Kilcummin

Nelligan Connections Being Sought in Sydney, Canberra and Kilcummin

Richard O’Connor of Desmonds Avenue got the attached notice sent to him recently from Sydney. The people who sent it to him saw it in a newpaper down there. “They sent it to me thinking there might be a connection with the Nelligan families in the area,” said Richard. The text of the notice is… Read more…

Siobhán wins First PRO Fight with Round 1 KO

Siobhán wins First PRO Fight with Round 1 KO

They say that brevity is the essence of wit, but boxer, Siobhán O’Leary’s professional debut last night could be described as the essence of brevity. Brevity is also the essence of the report on Siobhán’s super feather-weight fight against Hungarian national, Klaudia Csazsar. First Bout as a PRO Siobhán – with a Kilcummin father, Michael… Read more…

Siobhán Steps Up to the Professional Boxing Ranks

Siobhán Steps Up to the Professional Boxing Ranks

A Kilcummin, Co. Kerry born, Limerick resident will step into the ring for her first professional fight at the Good Counsel GAA Club in Drimnagh, Dublin on Saturday night, November 24th. Fighting at super featherweight and promoted by Boxing Ireland Promotions, Siobhán O’Leary is on the Celtic Clash 7 fight card at the Dublin venue… Read more…

The Late Kay Finnegan Nee O’Leary, Killarney and Kilcummin

The Late Kay Finnegan Nee O’Leary, Killarney and Kilcummin

The death has occurred of Kay Finnegan, nee O’Leary, Dirreen, Killarney and Finnegan’s Cross, Kilcummin, Killarney. Beloved wife of Michael and loving mother of Leonard and Isaac. Very sadly missed and dearly loved by her family, daughter-in-law Anne, sisters-in-law Betty and Marie, relatives, neighbours and many dear friends. May She Rest In Peace. Stint in… Read more…

The Late Peggy Reidy, Castleisland and Kilcummin

The Late Peggy Reidy, Castleisland and Kilcummin

The death has occurred of Peggy Reidy, née McCarthy, Knocknagore, Castleisland and Killarney, Co. Kerry and late of Inch and Annablatha, Kilcummin, Killarney. March 6th, 2018, peacefully, in the presence of her family and in the loving care of the Palliative Care team at University Hospital Kerry. Sadly missed by her loving husband Danny, son… Read more…

Creating an Archive of the Culture of Sliabh Luachra

Creating an Archive of the Culture of Sliabh Luachra

Creating an Archive of the Culture of Sliabh Luachra. Isn’t that some task. However, and thankfully, a lot of what has gone on in the history of music making, poetry writing and the singing of songs has been well documented. The Handed Down committee has been gifted with some rare gems of recordings, scraps of… Read more…

Music Capital Fund Information Session on St. Brigid’s Day

Music Capital Fund Information Session on St. Brigid’s Day

A bugle call is being issued to all Kerry musicians, bands, collectives, music groups, music organisations, schools and interested communities. An information session, on a new capital fund that will support the purchase of musical instruments, will take place in Tralee Library in Moyderwell at 5pm on Thursday, February 1st and everyone is welcome. Two… Read more…

Denny Kerry Community Games Finals on June 24th and 25th

Denny Kerry Community Games Finals on June 24th and 25th

The official launch of the 2017 Kerry Community Games Athletics Finals took place on Friday morning at An Ríocht AC in Castleisland. It was the last official engagement on the old red tartan track as the new, two-tone surfacing material was being unloaded as the launch was going on. The event, sponsored by Denny, will… Read more…

Expert Advice, Trade Stands and Discussions at Browne’s Open Day

Expert Advice, Trade Stands and Discussions at Browne’s Open Day

The roads of Munster and probably beyond will lead to Browne’s Open Day on this Wednesday, May 10th from 10:30am to 5pm. Past masters at catering for huge gatherings of this nature, Browne’s Home, Agri and Builders’ Providers draw people from well beyond that which should be their natural or commercial boundaries. Roll Call of… Read more…

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 event… Read more…

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