Category Archives: Knocknagoshel

Cordal Stand Memorial to Honour the late Tom Wrenn

Cordal Stand Memorial to Honour the late Tom Wrenn

Kerry County Board chairman and Brosna native, Tim Murphy will unveil a memorial plaque at Cordal GAA Club grounds on this Saturday evening June 24th at 7:45pm. The unveiling of the plaque will dedicate the stand there as The Tom Wrenn Memorial Stand forever more The ceremony will take place after the Cordal v KnocknagoshelRead more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Launch of Donie’s New CD Glin singer and musician, Donie Lyons has a CD on sale in Ann Lyons, Main St. Abbeyfeale. The CD, The Lovely Banks of Blain will be officially launched at the monthly singing night at Philip Enright’s Ramble Inn on a date to be announced. The monthly singing night at TheRead more…

Rejuvenation Job a Triumph at An Ríocht AC

Rejuvenation Job a Triumph at An Ríocht AC

If you were to script a race against the elements and time itself, where better to stage it than on an athletics track with a hugely important event waiting in the wings. That very scenario played itself out right here in Castleisland all during the week and will draw its final breath only later tonight.Read more…

The late Mrs. Nora Curtin, Knightsmountain, Knocknagoshel and Newport, Co. Mayo

The late Mrs. Nora Curtin, Knightsmountain, Knocknagoshel and Newport, Co. Mayo

The death has occurred of Nora Curtin, nee Mulchrone, Knightsmountain, Knocknagoshel, Co. Kerry and formerly of Newport, Co. Mayo. Nora, in her 101st year, was predeceased by her husband Charlie, her grandson Éamonn and grand-daughter, Shirley. She will be sadly missed by her sons: Charlie and Éamonn; daughters: Rose, Mary, Noreen, Joan and Kathleen;  grandchildren,Read more…

Steven’s Day at Mounthawk Park

Steven’s Day at Mounthawk Park

Two images from Sunday’s Denny Premier B League Final at Mounthawk Park will stay with me. One is of goalscorer, Steven McCarthy being hugged at full time by his childhood and lifelong friend and team attendant, Gary O’Sullivan. The other is of Steven, with the league cup in hand in the car-park, taking a selfie.Read more…

Minister of State Brendan Griffin, TD.

Minister of State Brendan Griffin, TD.

These are heady days for Fine Gael. By the admission of its own members and ministers, the party has enjoyed a remarkable ride as the media followed its leadership debate and eventual outcome over the last couple of months. Brand new Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s junior ministerial announcements today have been overshadowed by the Máire WhelanRead more…

We’re in Tidy Towns Adjudication Season

We’re in Tidy Towns Adjudication Season

“On the Tidy Towns front, things are progressing well with the residents’ groups doing outstanding work on the roads and estates of the town,” said Castleisland Tidy Towns group spokesperson, Mary Walsh in an optimistic opening line. “One big problem facing us this year is that of weeds. Spraying has been outlawed in order toRead more…

Another Lively Liveline Debate on AHAR Today

Another Lively Liveline Debate on AHAR Today

Maybe there were charities in the history of the state which polarised opinion like the Animal Heaven Animal Rescue (AHAR) seems to nowadays. But they would have been few and far between and not heard of near as much as the Crag West, Castleisland facility has been over the past couple of years. What’s incredibleRead more…

The late Denis Brosnan, Cahereens West, Castleisland and Scartaglin

The late Denis Brosnan, Cahereens West, Castleisland and Scartaglin

The untimely death, at 59 years of age, has occurred of Denis Brosnan, Cahereens West, Castleisland Co. Kerry and formerly of Knockrour West, Scartaglin. On June 16th, 2017. Peacefully at Kerry University Hospital predeceased by his loving parents Dan and Mary. Sadly missed by his brothers and sisters: Maurice, Joan, Mike, John, David, Noreen, DanRead more…

The Late Michael O’Connor, Killegane, Castleisland and late of Lisheen, Firies

The Late Michael O’Connor, Killegane, Castleisland and late of Lisheen, Firies

The death has occurred of Michael O’Connor, Killegane, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and late of Lisheen, Firies. June 18th 2017. Peacefully after a short illness at University Hospital Kerry. Sadly missed by his wife Mary, son Maurice, daughter Elaine, sister Joan, brothers: Tom, Brendan, Moss and Connie; sister-in-law Breda, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives, neighbours andRead more…