Category Archives: Listowel

New College of Further Education and Training Announced for Kerry

New College of Further Education and Training Announced for Kerry

From September 1st. 2019, all further education and training provision in Kerry will be offered by one fully integrated college. Kerry College of Further Education and Training will be the new name for KCFE, North Kerry College and the Kerry ETB Training Centre. 180 Training Programmes Kerry College of Further Education and Training will offer… Read more…

N69 Listowel Bypass – Public Invited to Archaeology Open Day

N69 Listowel Bypass – Public Invited to Archaeology Open Day

Archaeologists working on behalf of Kerry County Council have uncovered a number of archaeological sites on the route of the N69 Listowel Bypass, including burnt mounds – prehistoric cooking sites – and charcoal-production pits at Coolnaleen Lower and the remains of a 19th-Century dwelling at Curraghatoosane. Previously Unknown Remains A team of archaeologists from Archaeological… Read more…

Cruinniú na nÓg a Resounding Success Throughout the County

Cruinniú na nÓg a Resounding Success Throughout the County

Creativity was to the fore at Cruinniú na nÓg recently where children and teenagers enjoyed free cultural and creative events across the county. Events and workshops were all well subscribed and feedback from participants has highlighted the demand for more creative activity choices for our young people in Kerry Great Choice of Activity “Feedback tells… Read more…

Launch of Kerry Songs of Revolution Tonight

Launch of Kerry Songs of Revolution Tonight

Kerry Writers’ Museum, Listowel will launch a new book and CD commemorating Kerry’s role in the struggle for independence tonight, Saturday, December 15th at 7.30pm. Entitled ‘Their Memory Will Endure – Kerry Songs of Revolution 1916 to 1924’, the book is a compilation of over 40 songs and poems about events in Kerry during the… Read more…

Gary McMahon Weekend Launch on Friday Night October 5th

Gary McMahon Weekend Launch on Friday Night October 5th

The tenth annual Garry McMahon Weekend will be held in Abbeyfeale from 19th To 21st October 2018 at The Ramble Inn. To begin a story is hard ….to end a story is harder still. During the upcoming Garry McMahon Weekend many a story and song will be sung and told in celebration of our rural… Read more…

Olympic Medalist Cllr.Kenneth Egan to Visit Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club

Olympic Medalist Cllr.Kenneth Egan to Visit Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club

2008 Beijing Olympics Silver Medalist Boxer, Kenneth Egan is scheduled to pay a flying visit to the Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club in Castleisland this Friday evening. Also a European gold medalist, Mr. Egan is now a politician and he won a seat for Fine Gael in the South Dublin County Council 2014 local elections in… Read more…

Ferris Offers Condolences on Death of Mary Brassil

Ferris Offers Condolences on Death of Mary Brassil

Kerry Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has, on behalf of his party, offered condolences to the family of the late Mary Brassil, mother of John Brassil TD. “On behalf of the Sinn Féin party in Kerry, I would like to offer my deepest and sincerest condolences to John and his sister Norma, and the wider… Read more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Classic Documentary at Writer’s Week By: Marian Harnett The Window in Heaven’s Gable – a documentary on The Classic Cinema, the last of the vintage and independent cinemas in Ireland, will screen in the Classic Cinema itself in Listowel at 8:30pm on this Thursday, May 31st. as part of Writer’s Week. Irish Motor Neuron Research The… Read more…

World’s Greatest Writers to Converge on Listowel

World’s Greatest Writers to Converge on Listowel

This year, Listowel Writers’ Week will celebrate its 47th annual  festival and it will be held between Wednesday, May 30th and Sunday, June 3rd inclusive. Featuring some of the world’s greatest writers, the festival events span five days and showcase the latest ideas in the arts and current affairs, alongside a rich schedule of music,… Read more…

Turf Cutters Take Rights Issues to Dublin

Turf Cutters Take Rights Issues to Dublin

Michael Healy Rae, TD organised a meeting between the Minister for Culture, Heritage and The Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan and representatives from the Turf Cutters of Moanvenlagh Bog in North Kerry. Go Back Cutting Turf The meeting was productive and the ultimate aim is to ensure the turf cutters, if they wish, will be allowed to… Read more…

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Category Archives: Listowel

New College of Further Education and Training Announced for Kerry

New College of Further Education and Training Announced for Kerry

From September 1st. 2019, all further education and training provision in Kerry will be offered by one fully integrated college. Kerry College of Further Education and Training will be the new name for KCFE, North Kerry College and the Kerry ETB Training Centre. 180 Training Programmes Kerry College of Further Education and Training will offer… Read more…

N69 Listowel Bypass – Public Invited to Archaeology Open Day

N69 Listowel Bypass – Public Invited to Archaeology Open Day

Archaeologists working on behalf of Kerry County Council have uncovered a number of archaeological sites on the route of the N69 Listowel Bypass, including burnt mounds – prehistoric cooking sites – and charcoal-production pits at Coolnaleen Lower and the remains of a 19th-Century dwelling at Curraghatoosane. Previously Unknown Remains A team of archaeologists from Archaeological… Read more…

Cruinniú na nÓg a Resounding Success Throughout the County

Cruinniú na nÓg a Resounding Success Throughout the County

Creativity was to the fore at Cruinniú na nÓg recently where children and teenagers enjoyed free cultural and creative events across the county. Events and workshops were all well subscribed and feedback from participants has highlighted the demand for more creative activity choices for our young people in Kerry Great Choice of Activity “Feedback tells… Read more…

Launch of Kerry Songs of Revolution Tonight

Launch of Kerry Songs of Revolution Tonight

Kerry Writers’ Museum, Listowel will launch a new book and CD commemorating Kerry’s role in the struggle for independence tonight, Saturday, December 15th at 7.30pm. Entitled ‘Their Memory Will Endure – Kerry Songs of Revolution 1916 to 1924’, the book is a compilation of over 40 songs and poems about events in Kerry during the… Read more…

Gary McMahon Weekend Launch on Friday Night October 5th

Gary McMahon Weekend Launch on Friday Night October 5th

The tenth annual Garry McMahon Weekend will be held in Abbeyfeale from 19th To 21st October 2018 at The Ramble Inn. To begin a story is hard ….to end a story is harder still. During the upcoming Garry McMahon Weekend many a story and song will be sung and told in celebration of our rural… Read more…

Olympic Medalist Cllr.Kenneth Egan to Visit Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club

Olympic Medalist Cllr.Kenneth Egan to Visit Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club

2008 Beijing Olympics Silver Medalist Boxer, Kenneth Egan is scheduled to pay a flying visit to the Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club in Castleisland this Friday evening. Also a European gold medalist, Mr. Egan is now a politician and he won a seat for Fine Gael in the South Dublin County Council 2014 local elections in… Read more…

Ferris Offers Condolences on Death of Mary Brassil

Ferris Offers Condolences on Death of Mary Brassil

Kerry Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has, on behalf of his party, offered condolences to the family of the late Mary Brassil, mother of John Brassil TD. “On behalf of the Sinn Féin party in Kerry, I would like to offer my deepest and sincerest condolences to John and his sister Norma, and the wider… Read more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Classic Documentary at Writer’s Week By: Marian Harnett The Window in Heaven’s Gable – a documentary on The Classic Cinema, the last of the vintage and independent cinemas in Ireland, will screen in the Classic Cinema itself in Listowel at 8:30pm on this Thursday, May 31st. as part of Writer’s Week. Irish Motor Neuron Research The… Read more…

World’s Greatest Writers to Converge on Listowel

World’s Greatest Writers to Converge on Listowel

This year, Listowel Writers’ Week will celebrate its 47th annual  festival and it will be held between Wednesday, May 30th and Sunday, June 3rd inclusive. Featuring some of the world’s greatest writers, the festival events span five days and showcase the latest ideas in the arts and current affairs, alongside a rich schedule of music,… Read more…

Turf Cutters Take Rights Issues to Dublin

Turf Cutters Take Rights Issues to Dublin

Michael Healy Rae, TD organised a meeting between the Minister for Culture, Heritage and The Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan and representatives from the Turf Cutters of Moanvenlagh Bog in North Kerry. Go Back Cutting Turf The meeting was productive and the ultimate aim is to ensure the turf cutters, if they wish, will be allowed to… Read more…

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