Category Archives: Knocknagoshel GAA Club

Knocknagoshel Céilí to aid Kerry Mountain Rescue Team

Knocknagoshel Céilí to aid Kerry Mountain Rescue Team

On the Sunday afternoon of September 24th, from 3pm to 6pm, a céilí is being held in Knocknagoshel Community Centre in aid of the Kerry Mountain Rescue Team. The event is being organised by local man, John Nolan who has deep family connections with the service the team provides. The music for the Céilí willRead more…

60th Anniversary of ‘Brosna Town’ on Vinyl Celebrated

60th Anniversary of ‘Brosna Town’ on Vinyl Celebrated

The 60th anniversary of the vinyl pressing of Daniel J. Hannon’s My Native Brosna Town was celebrated at the recent festival in his honour. The weekend event took in everything from an U-10 Gaelic Football blitz to a poetry corner and music sessions. Here, organiser and Hannon family connected, Conor Doolan reports on the festivalRead more…

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Best wishes to the Desmond’s ladies: Lorraine Scanlon, Eilish Lynch, Aisling Leonard, Labhaoise Walmsley and Andrea Murphy who are playing with the Kerry Ladies team against Dublin in the All Ireland football championship semi-final on this Saturday, August 26th. The game takes place in Thurles and the throw-in is due at 6:30pm. Congrats Adam CongratulationsRead more…

GAA Jackpot Climbs to €6,300 in The Mall

GAA Jackpot Climbs to €6,300 in The Mall

No Lotto Jackpot Winner in The Mall The lotto draw for a jackpot of €6,300 was held on Saturday night last in Walsh’s Bar. The numbers drawn were: 6, 21, 23 and 24. There was no winner of the jackpot. The five lucky dips of €30 each drawn went to: Noelle Ahern, Abbeyfeale; John JoeRead more…

President Trump Invited to Watch Fishy Film in Abbeyfeale

President Trump Invited to Watch Fishy Film in Abbeyfeale

Glórach takes a lead from President Trump The Glórach committee has invited President Donald Trump to attend its special screening of Finding Dory at 2.30pm on Sunday August 20th. If he happens to be nearby at his golf club in Co. Clare and can attend – he’s welcome. No Fake News here. During his recentRead more…

Rhyno Mills Scratch Cups Competitions at Castleisland Golf Club

Rhyno Mills Scratch Cups Competitions at Castleisland Golf Club

Castleisland Members Golf Club 2017 Scratch Cups sponsored by Rhyno Mills Castleisland will take place on Saturday, August 19th. The following are the details: Junior Scratch Cup Handicap limit: five to 11, Intermediate Scratch Cup Handicap limit: 12 to 18. Minor Scratch Cup Handicap limit: 19 to 26. Entry fees €7 for members €15 forRead more…

Civil War Monument Destruction – Lingering Bitterness or Pure Vandalism ?

Civil War Monument Destruction – Lingering Bitterness or Pure Vandalism ?

A act of destruction in Knocknagoshel last night has sickened the chairman of a 1923 commemoration committee. A Civil War monument to the six Irish Free State Soldiers killed by a land mine in Barnarrig, near Talbot’s Bridge in Knocknagoshel on a March night in 1923 was smashed to pieces in the course of lastRead more…

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

This coming Sunday August 13th sees our senior men’s team travel to play Templenoe in Round 10 of the county league. Throw in for this game is at 2pm. U-16 boys a Point Short The U-16 Boys played Castlegregory on Wednesday evening in the semi final of the county league losing in a tight gameRead more…

Rugby Star JJ to Open Kieran’s XL Store in The Mall

Rugby Star JJ to Open Kieran’s XL Store in The Mall

As far as connections to place are concerned, Knocknagoshel has as much claim to J.J. Hanrahan’s increasing fame as Northampton or Currow or Thomond Park.  On this Saturday, August 5th. JJ will do the honours when he will cut the ceremonial ribbon for Kieran McAuliffe as he officially opens his village based XL Store withRead more…

Cordal Coiste Na nÓg News

Cordal Coiste Na nÓg News

Big Night for Cordal/Scart U-14s Cordal/Scartaglen Under 14’s have a big night on Tuesday, August 8th when they tog out in Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney for the Final of Division 3 of the East Kerry Region League. The other finalist is Rathmore. Please turnout and support the Team on their biggest sporting night of the yearRead more…