Category Archives: Killorglin

Rás Mumhan Promoters Withdraw From Easter Weekend Cycle Race

Rás Mumhan Promoters Withdraw From Easter Weekend Cycle Race

The organising committee of Rás Mumhan has announced that they will not promote the event in 2021. The Easter weekend cycle race, which always took in Castleisland on its Good Friday stage since its inception in 2001, will now have to find a new organising committee in a climate likely to be in the grip… Read more…

An Update on Progress of the Proposed Castleisland / Killorglin Golf Club

An Update on Progress of the Proposed Castleisland / Killorglin Golf Club

The still forming group behind the amalgamation of former members of Castleisland and Killorglin golf clubs wish to update its potential members on the proposal to set up a new club to be based on the Killorglin course. A deadline of April 19th – last Sunday, was set for expressions of interest. “This first stage… Read more…

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

The Late Bill Walsh, RIP Castleisland Desmond GAA Club members extend their deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Bill Walsh RIP. Originally from Desmond’s Ave and Castleview, Castleisland, Bill was an active and dedicated member of the club, coaching juvenile teams for many years, until the family moved to Killorglin. Our thoughts and… Read more…

Rosette for Nicole and Aurora at Killorglin Pony Show

Rosette for Nicole and Aurora at Killorglin Pony Show

Proudly holding her rosette is Nicole Twiss from Milltown after competing in the Newcomers’ Pony Class at the Killorglin Pony Show on Sunday. Nicole completed a double clear round on her pony, Aurora. “Nicole is also a fair hand at Gaelic Football and is another member of the Milltown-Castlemaine GAA Club who participates in a… Read more…

Cara Credit Union’s latest Members Car Draw Winner

Cara Credit Union’s latest Members Car Draw Winner

Independence Day, the 4th of July was very lucky for one Cara Credit Union member. Denise O’Dowd’s name was picked from the members’ car draw and the teacher in Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh, Tralee drove away with a brand new 192 Hyundai Kona purchased from Adams of Tralee. Denise, daughter of Denis and Marian Costello from… Read more…

Margaret ‘Letting Go’ Poetry Book Proceeds to Kerry Hospice

Margaret ‘Letting Go’ Poetry Book Proceeds to Kerry Hospice

Margaret Naughton is from Killorglin, Co Kerry and she works as a healthcare chaplain in the Bon Secours Hospital in Tralee and as a lecturer at Hibernia College, Dublin. She studied English, History and Theology at University College Cork and IT Tallaght and is currently a PhD researcher in Theology and Religious Studies at Mary… Read more…

Memorabilia SOS From Killorglin Rugby Club

Memorabilia SOS From Killorglin Rugby Club

The modern day Killorglin Rugby Football Club turns 20 this September and the club members are in the process of collecting old photographs, newspaper articles, jerseys, match reports and general memorabilia. Killorglin Rugby Club was first founded in 1885 and disbanded in 1935. It was reborn in 1973 but due to lack of numbers finished… Read more…

TV Exposure for Cara Credit Union

TV Exposure for Cara Credit Union

Cara Credit Union staff and members are set hit a TV screen near you very soon. Alleycats Films, a film production company based in Derry are coming to Tralee to film an exciting new TV series based on credit union lending called The Borrowers which is set to air on RTE 1 in the spring… Read more…

Barry O’Connor Lands Irish Senior Cadet Title

Barry O’Connor Lands Irish Senior Cadet Title

The Castleisland based Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club had a bout of good news at the weekend after club member and Killorglin native, Barry O’Connor won the club’s first Irish Senior  Cadets title. Barry had his hand raised in victory in the final of 57kg Irish Senior Cadet Championship at the National Stadium after a bout… Read more…

Credit Union / Dan Kellegher Awards Issue €10,500 Invite to Students

Credit Union / Dan Kellegher Awards Issue €10,500 Invite to Students

Cara Credit Union is calling on all college students and posing the question: ‘Would €1,500 help finance your studies? If the answer is yes, then check out Cara Credit Union’s Education and Dan Kellegher Memorial Awards. Full or Part Time Courses Cara Credit Union’s Education Awards are open to undergraduates in a full-time course of… Read more…

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Category Archives: Killorglin

Rás Mumhan Promoters Withdraw From Easter Weekend Cycle Race

Rás Mumhan Promoters Withdraw From Easter Weekend Cycle Race

The organising committee of Rás Mumhan has announced that they will not promote the event in 2021. The Easter weekend cycle race, which always took in Castleisland on its Good Friday stage since its inception in 2001, will now have to find a new organising committee in a climate likely to be in the grip… Read more…

An Update on Progress of the Proposed Castleisland / Killorglin Golf Club

An Update on Progress of the Proposed Castleisland / Killorglin Golf Club

The still forming group behind the amalgamation of former members of Castleisland and Killorglin golf clubs wish to update its potential members on the proposal to set up a new club to be based on the Killorglin course. A deadline of April 19th – last Sunday, was set for expressions of interest. “This first stage… Read more…

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

The Late Bill Walsh, RIP Castleisland Desmond GAA Club members extend their deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Bill Walsh RIP. Originally from Desmond’s Ave and Castleview, Castleisland, Bill was an active and dedicated member of the club, coaching juvenile teams for many years, until the family moved to Killorglin. Our thoughts and… Read more…

Rosette for Nicole and Aurora at Killorglin Pony Show

Rosette for Nicole and Aurora at Killorglin Pony Show

Proudly holding her rosette is Nicole Twiss from Milltown after competing in the Newcomers’ Pony Class at the Killorglin Pony Show on Sunday. Nicole completed a double clear round on her pony, Aurora. “Nicole is also a fair hand at Gaelic Football and is another member of the Milltown-Castlemaine GAA Club who participates in a… Read more…

Cara Credit Union’s latest Members Car Draw Winner

Cara Credit Union’s latest Members Car Draw Winner

Independence Day, the 4th of July was very lucky for one Cara Credit Union member. Denise O’Dowd’s name was picked from the members’ car draw and the teacher in Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh, Tralee drove away with a brand new 192 Hyundai Kona purchased from Adams of Tralee. Denise, daughter of Denis and Marian Costello from… Read more…

Margaret ‘Letting Go’ Poetry Book Proceeds to Kerry Hospice

Margaret ‘Letting Go’ Poetry Book Proceeds to Kerry Hospice

Margaret Naughton is from Killorglin, Co Kerry and she works as a healthcare chaplain in the Bon Secours Hospital in Tralee and as a lecturer at Hibernia College, Dublin. She studied English, History and Theology at University College Cork and IT Tallaght and is currently a PhD researcher in Theology and Religious Studies at Mary… Read more…

Memorabilia SOS From Killorglin Rugby Club

Memorabilia SOS From Killorglin Rugby Club

The modern day Killorglin Rugby Football Club turns 20 this September and the club members are in the process of collecting old photographs, newspaper articles, jerseys, match reports and general memorabilia. Killorglin Rugby Club was first founded in 1885 and disbanded in 1935. It was reborn in 1973 but due to lack of numbers finished… Read more…

TV Exposure for Cara Credit Union

TV Exposure for Cara Credit Union

Cara Credit Union staff and members are set hit a TV screen near you very soon. Alleycats Films, a film production company based in Derry are coming to Tralee to film an exciting new TV series based on credit union lending called The Borrowers which is set to air on RTE 1 in the spring… Read more…

Barry O’Connor Lands Irish Senior Cadet Title

Barry O’Connor Lands Irish Senior Cadet Title

The Castleisland based Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club had a bout of good news at the weekend after club member and Killorglin native, Barry O’Connor won the club’s first Irish Senior  Cadets title. Barry had his hand raised in victory in the final of 57kg Irish Senior Cadet Championship at the National Stadium after a bout… Read more…

Credit Union / Dan Kellegher Awards Issue €10,500 Invite to Students

Credit Union / Dan Kellegher Awards Issue €10,500 Invite to Students

Cara Credit Union is calling on all college students and posing the question: ‘Would €1,500 help finance your studies? If the answer is yes, then check out Cara Credit Union’s Education and Dan Kellegher Memorial Awards. Full or Part Time Courses Cara Credit Union’s Education Awards are open to undergraduates in a full-time course of… Read more…

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