Category Archives: Killorglin

€10,500 Worth of Credit Union Help for Third Level Students

€10,500 Worth of Credit Union Help for Third Level Students

Third level college students are now being invited to apply for a €1,500 windfall to help finance their studies. Tralee Credit Union’s Education and Dan Kellegher Memorial Awards are open to undergraduates in a full time course of at least two years duration. The awards are open to post-graduates in a full or part-time courseRead more…

Back to School Costs Survey – Parents to Shoulder Another Burden

Back to School Costs Survey – Parents to Shoulder Another Burden

As children enjoy their freedom from school, parents are already preparing to shoulder the burden of the back to school spend which has now averaged €1,209 per child. That’s according to the Irish League of Credit Unions latest research of its annual Back to School Costs Survey. The nationwide survey again shows clearly that schoolRead more…

Credit Union Car Winner Shocked but Absolutely Delighted

Credit Union Car Winner Shocked but Absolutely Delighted

Tommy Costello, a roofing contractor from Cahermoneen, Tralee is the latest winner in Tralee Credit Union’s Members’ Car Draw. Tommy drives away with a brand new 172 Ford Focus from Kerry Motor Works. I Thought It Was a Hoax “I was absolutely shocked when I received the call, I had to get my wife VeronicaRead 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…

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…