Category Archives: Kilcummin

New Book Charts Castleisland’s and Kerry’s Pivotal Roles in the 1916 Rising

New Book Charts Castleisland’s and Kerry’s Pivotal Roles in the 1916 Rising

Kerry 1916: Histories and Legacies of the Easter Rising – A Centenary Record. Edited by Bridget McAuliffe, Dr Mary McAuliffe, Owen O’Shea. ‘Absorbing … important … significant’ (Professor Joe Lee) How key incidents in Kerry impacted on events in Dublin and beyond. Stories of almost 150 Kerry men and women arrested for their involvement. New… Read more…

Do You Have a Telifís Feirme Certificate from 1965 / 67

Do You Have a Telifís Feirme Certificate from 1965 / 67

The always excellent, Saturday morning RTÉ Radio One, CountryWide put out a request, this morning, for memorabilia from a groundbreaking agri/educational programme which was presented by the late Justin Keating. Telifís Feirme was the title of the programme and on this morning’s CountryWide, presenter Damien O’Reilly asked people who followed the series if they had… 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…

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Seniors Hoping to Get Back on Track Against Moyvane Our senior team travelled to Churchill on Sunday afternoon last for Round 2 Co. League game which was played in near perfect conditions.  Ballymac started the better and were fully deserving of their 1 – 5 to 0 – 1 lead mid way through the first… Read more…

Rural Post Offices Under New Threat Following ‘Social Protection Letter’ – Healy Rae

Rural Post Offices Under New Threat Following ‘Social Protection Letter’ – Healy Rae

A new attack on the future of the community Post Office in rural areas may be the catalyst in Deputy Michael Healy Rae’s decision to support any new government formation. Deputy Healy-Rae, while issuing a statement on his own behalf,  may withhold support for any new government unless Electronic Fund Transfer letter is withdrawn. We… Read more…

Radio Kerry and Randles Bros Invite Votes for Local Sports Stars

Radio Kerry and Randles Bros Invite Votes for Local Sports Stars

Radio Kerry and Randles Bros have just issued invitations to listeners to vote for their Kerry Sports Star of the Month. Radio Kerry launched the Kerry Sports Awards in 2014 with the support of sponsor Randles Bros, main Nissan dealers for Kerry located at Manor West, Tralee and Muckross Road, Killarney. A New Departure Up… Read more…

Kerry Joint Policing Committee agrees Six-Year-Strategy

Kerry Joint Policing Committee agrees Six-Year-Strategy

The Kerry Joint Policing Committee met this week to agree its Annual Plan for 2016 as well as a Six Year Strategy for the committee for the years ahead. The JPC is a forum for consultations, recommendations and discussions on matters affecting policing of the Kerry Division of An Garda Síochána. The meeting this week… Read more…

The Longest Day is on Saturday June 18th

The Longest Day is on Saturday June 18th

Great local events which are having a ripple effect on the wider charity communities don’t just happen. They are planned meticulously and for months in advance. The Longest Day Committee has been doing just that since the last one finished in June 2015. On Monday evening they launched their fully hatched plans with the date… Read more…

Local GAA Clubs Preparing for June and Féile Peile na nÓg

Local GAA Clubs Preparing for June and Féile Peile na nÓg

Féile na nÓg is a GAA club festival for Gaelic football and Ladies Gaelic football at Under 14 level and it involves teams from across the world-wide reach of the Gaelic Athletic Association. The Féile na nGael National tournaments will be held in Kerry, West Limerick and West Cork on the weekend of 24th –… Read more…

Kerry U-16A Ladies Cruise Past Cork with Polished Display

Kerry U-16A Ladies Cruise Past Cork with Polished Display

All-Ireland champions Kerry remain on course to make it two-in-a-row following an emphatic 12-points victory over rivals Cork in the first round of the Munster Under 16 A Ladies Championship played in Castleisland today. The final score was 3-10 to 0-7 in Kerry’s favour but, really, it could have been more as this Kerry side… Read more…

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Category Archives: Kilcummin

New Book Charts Castleisland’s and Kerry’s Pivotal Roles in the 1916 Rising

New Book Charts Castleisland’s and Kerry’s Pivotal Roles in the 1916 Rising

Kerry 1916: Histories and Legacies of the Easter Rising – A Centenary Record. Edited by Bridget McAuliffe, Dr Mary McAuliffe, Owen O’Shea. ‘Absorbing … important … significant’ (Professor Joe Lee) How key incidents in Kerry impacted on events in Dublin and beyond. Stories of almost 150 Kerry men and women arrested for their involvement. New… Read more…

Do You Have a Telifís Feirme Certificate from 1965 / 67

Do You Have a Telifís Feirme Certificate from 1965 / 67

The always excellent, Saturday morning RTÉ Radio One, CountryWide put out a request, this morning, for memorabilia from a groundbreaking agri/educational programme which was presented by the late Justin Keating. Telifís Feirme was the title of the programme and on this morning’s CountryWide, presenter Damien O’Reilly asked people who followed the series if they had… 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…

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Ballymacelligott GAA Club News

Seniors Hoping to Get Back on Track Against Moyvane Our senior team travelled to Churchill on Sunday afternoon last for Round 2 Co. League game which was played in near perfect conditions.  Ballymac started the better and were fully deserving of their 1 – 5 to 0 – 1 lead mid way through the first… Read more…

Rural Post Offices Under New Threat Following ‘Social Protection Letter’ – Healy Rae

Rural Post Offices Under New Threat Following ‘Social Protection Letter’ – Healy Rae

A new attack on the future of the community Post Office in rural areas may be the catalyst in Deputy Michael Healy Rae’s decision to support any new government formation. Deputy Healy-Rae, while issuing a statement on his own behalf,  may withhold support for any new government unless Electronic Fund Transfer letter is withdrawn. We… Read more…

Radio Kerry and Randles Bros Invite Votes for Local Sports Stars

Radio Kerry and Randles Bros Invite Votes for Local Sports Stars

Radio Kerry and Randles Bros have just issued invitations to listeners to vote for their Kerry Sports Star of the Month. Radio Kerry launched the Kerry Sports Awards in 2014 with the support of sponsor Randles Bros, main Nissan dealers for Kerry located at Manor West, Tralee and Muckross Road, Killarney. A New Departure Up… Read more…

Kerry Joint Policing Committee agrees Six-Year-Strategy

Kerry Joint Policing Committee agrees Six-Year-Strategy

The Kerry Joint Policing Committee met this week to agree its Annual Plan for 2016 as well as a Six Year Strategy for the committee for the years ahead. The JPC is a forum for consultations, recommendations and discussions on matters affecting policing of the Kerry Division of An Garda Síochána. The meeting this week… Read more…

The Longest Day is on Saturday June 18th

The Longest Day is on Saturday June 18th

Great local events which are having a ripple effect on the wider charity communities don’t just happen. They are planned meticulously and for months in advance. The Longest Day Committee has been doing just that since the last one finished in June 2015. On Monday evening they launched their fully hatched plans with the date… Read more…

Local GAA Clubs Preparing for June and Féile Peile na nÓg

Local GAA Clubs Preparing for June and Féile Peile na nÓg

Féile na nÓg is a GAA club festival for Gaelic football and Ladies Gaelic football at Under 14 level and it involves teams from across the world-wide reach of the Gaelic Athletic Association. The Féile na nGael National tournaments will be held in Kerry, West Limerick and West Cork on the weekend of 24th –… Read more…

Kerry U-16A Ladies Cruise Past Cork with Polished Display

Kerry U-16A Ladies Cruise Past Cork with Polished Display

All-Ireland champions Kerry remain on course to make it two-in-a-row following an emphatic 12-points victory over rivals Cork in the first round of the Munster Under 16 A Ladies Championship played in Castleisland today. The final score was 3-10 to 0-7 in Kerry’s favour but, really, it could have been more as this Kerry side… Read more…

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