Category Archives: Killarney

Scart U-14 Ladies Going for the Double

Scart U-14 Ladies Going for the Double

The U-14 East Kerry Ladies Football Final between Scartaglin and Legion will make its own bit of history when it’s played on the coming Monday, October 23rd at 5:30pm in Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney. This is the first ladies under age final to be played on the famous grounds and the Scartaglin team mentors areRead more…

Vocal Training Opportunities for Young People

Vocal Training Opportunities for Young People

Young people interested in getting involved in choral singing now have an opportunity of joining a group near them thanks to a Creative Ireland Kerry initiative. Creative Ireland Kerry is co-ordinated by Kerry County Council’s Arts Office. No Cost to Parents One of its early projects is the creation of opportunities for young people toRead more…

Meeting to hear Motions on Issues in Castleisland and Scartaglin

Meeting to hear Motions on Issues in Castleisland and Scartaglin

The next meeting of the members of the Municipal District of Killarney will be held in the Town Hall, Killarney in the morning, Wednesday, July 26th at 10am. The following is a list of motions and questions on the agenda in relation to the Castleisland and Scartaglin areas. Motions number 3 and 4 under theRead more…

Award Recognition for Firies based Kerry Food Hub

Award Recognition for Firies based Kerry Food Hub

Kerry Group in partnership with NEWKD are proud to present a Community Vibrancy Recognition Programme Award to Firies Community Enterprise Development Ltd. This award recognises the outstanding achievement in the development of The Kerry Food Hub, Firies. Since its official opening in March 2017, the Food Hub has brought four new businesses to Firies VillageRead more…

Video on Making Griddle Bread by Ann O’Connor

Video on Making Griddle Bread by Ann O’Connor

Thanks to Gina McElligott for sending me the link to the attached film clip. It’s one featuring Ann O’Connor of the talented musical family of Mullaghmarkey here in Castleisland. Ann is filmed here baking soda bread / griddle bread during her years as a Bean a’ Tí at Muckross Traditional Farm in Killarney. Hints andRead more…

New Memoir of Milltown from local Historian

New Memoir of Milltown from local Historian

It promises to be a night of memories and nostalgia in Milltown on Friday, 14th July when a memoir of life in the mid-Kerry village is published and launched by a local retired teacher and historian. ‘Gwin for the Blue’ by Pat McKenna from Milltown recounts the happenings and characters of his native place inRead more…

….However, Credit Union Commits to Castleisland With Dedicated Team

….However, Credit Union Commits to Castleisland With Dedicated Team

With Bank of Ireland announcing the removal of cash counters, Tralee Credit Union in Castleisland took a different approach in the last six months. Here it appointed a dedicated team to meet the growing needs of its members in the locality and increased its opening hours of service by 22 hours a week. CU –Read more…

Danny in Scrum to Secure Rugby World Cup 2023

Danny in Scrum to Secure Rugby World Cup 2023

Deputy Danny Healy-Rae has waded in to support the efforts of the Government and the Irish Rugby Football Union in their bid to host the Rugby World Cup in 2023. This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase the venues and the country all around the world, and the advertising of Ireland in this way willRead more…

Community Music Workshop at ABI Castleisland

Community Music Workshop at ABI Castleisland

People availing of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Ireland Community Services at Cahereens West here in Castleisland recently completed a community music workshop with Killarney based musician, Ruti Lachs. The workshop was a collaboration between the ABI and Kerry Education and Training Board The group comprised 10 to 12 participants and community support workers. Eight WeeklyRead more…

Cllr. Niall Kelleher is new Killarney MD Mayor

Cllr. Niall Kelleher is new Killarney MD Mayor

The following is the address by Cllr. Niall Kelleher, Fianna Fáil on his elevation to the position of Cathaoirleach of Killarney Municipal District at the annual meeting earlier today. “Being elected Mayor of the Killarney Municipal District is a great privilege and honour. I am immensely proud to be taking on this new role andRead more…