Category Archives: Killorglin

St. Patrick’s Win First Year Football Championship

St. Patrick’s Win First Year Football Championship

The first year boys from St. Patrick’s Secondary School, Castleisland were crowned winners of the Kerry Post Primary Schools First Year League recently. To take the title they defeated Killorglin Community College but it took two games to separate the sides. Draw After Extra Time The first game ended in a draw after extra time.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, willRead more…

Bealtaine Festival Forging Links of Age and Opportunity

Bealtaine Festival Forging Links of Age and Opportunity

May belongs to the Bealtaine festival, celebrating creativity as we age and, on that note, Martyn Bell will give felt-making workshops in Castleisland Library on May 10th and 17th. Tel: 066 71 6 3403 This year, Kerry County Council, in association with Kerry Libraries and co-funded by the Arts Council, is bringing workshops in creativeRead more…

Safety Appeal from Kerry Group Ras Mumhan Organisers

Safety Appeal from Kerry Group Ras Mumhan Organisers

The Kerry Group Ras Mumhan Four-Day International Cycle Race will pass through this area on Good Friday afternoon, April 14th. The route and approximate times are as follows: Start in Killorglin at 2:50pm.; Fossa at 3:10pm.; Killarney at 3.16pm.; Kilcummin at 3.24pm.; Quarry Cross at 3.42pm.; Knocknaboul Cross at 3.52pm.; Scartaglin at 4.05pm.; Castleisland atRead more…

Ger’s Memorial Day Raised €2,800 for Kerry Cork Bus

Ger’s Memorial Day Raised €2,800 for Kerry Cork Bus

The family and friends of the late Farranfore native, Jeremiah G. ‘Ger’ Coffey got together again on Sunday night in Sherwood’s Bar and Restaurant in the village. They were there to finalise the business side of the golf fundraiser they held to mark the first anniversary of his death. Proceeds of the Day They invitedRead more…

Kerry Motor Works to Supply Credit Union Cars for 2017 Members’ Draws

Kerry Motor Works to Supply Credit Union Cars for 2017 Members’ Draws

Tralee Credit Union has teamed up with Kerry Motor Works for their 2017 Members’ Car Draw. The credit union decides which dealer will supply its cars for the year by means of a straight forward tendering process which is open to all local dealers. All Local Dealers “Every year our car draw tender goes outRead more…

Basketball: St. Mary’s Ladies Win in Thriller

Basketball: St. Mary’s Ladies Win in Thriller

Our division two ladies had a thriller of a game against KCYMS on Thursday at Castleisland Community Centre. The sides were neck and neck throughout. By: Liz Galwey St. Mary’s led 10 points to six at the end of the first but KCYMS stayed with it throughout. St. Mary’s had a spread of scores inRead more…

Wear Something Red on Ger’s Memorial Day

Wear Something Red on Ger’s Memorial Day

To mark the first anniversary of the passing of Jeremiah G. Coffey his family and friends in the Farranfore area are coming together for a day of fun and golf in his honour. The proceeds of the day will go to the Kerry/Cork Health Link Bus. Ladies, gents, beginners and non golfers are all welcomeRead more…

Muire Gan Smál U-11s Advance in Credit Union Quiz

Muire Gan Smál U-11s Advance in Credit Union Quiz

It was a busy weekend for credit unions and for over 25,000 primary school children under the age of 13 years of age. They were competing in their local credit union schools quiz throughout the 32 counties, in over 300 venues. The questions, compiled nationally, by primary school teachers, covered such general topics as: geography;Read more…

Credit Union Primary Schools’ Quiz on Sunday

Credit Union Primary Schools’ Quiz on Sunday

Tralee Credit Union has just issued an invitation to all the primary schools in its catchment areas to compete in its annual schools’ quiz on Sunday. These invites are for the first stages of the nationwide 2017 Credit Union Schools’ Quiz competition which is being run by the credit union. Sunday in The Brandon HotelRead more…