Category Archives: Listowel

Tom Barry to Fill Vacant Seat on Kerry County Council

Tom Barry to Fill Vacant Seat on Kerry County Council

Listowel native and former Mayor of Listowel, Tom Barry was selected to replace Cllr. Diane Nolan at a convention of the Listowel Local Election Area in the Listowel Arms Hotel. His was the only nomination received before the deadline closed on Friday. Selected to Replace Cllr. Nolan He was selected to replace Cllr Diane NolanRead more…

Brassil Calls for Decisive Action of Water Supply Breakdown

Brassil Calls for Decisive Action of Water Supply Breakdown

Every effort must be made to co-ordinate a full response to the Listowel water breakdown as an estimated 17,000 homes are left dry as the mechanisms fail in the town’s supply system – that’s according to Fianna Fáil TD for Kerry, John Brassil. Deputy Brasill has called on Kerry County Council and Irish Water toRead 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…

Dan Paddy Andy Festival Time in Lyreacrompane

Dan Paddy Andy Festival Time in Lyreacrompane

This year’s Dan Paddy Andy Festival in Lyreacrompane, over the August bank holiday weekend, has all the usual ingredients of an entertaining and fun-filled five days. However, the big news is that Declan Nerney and his mighty band are back in The Marquee on Sunday night, August 6th. Extended to Five Days The Hooley inRead more…

Bike Skills Preparation for September 3rd Day Care Centre Cycle

Bike Skills Preparation for September 3rd Day Care Centre Cycle

With the onset of the Castleisland Day Care Centre Cycle on Sunday, September 3rd a series of practice runs will be held to get participants ready for the big occasion. The series of bike handling skill sessions started on Friday evening, July 14th at 7pm. Cyclists and instructors will meet at the car park nearRead more…

Sinn Fein to Hold Bin the Waste Charges Protest

Sinn Fein to Hold Bin the Waste Charges Protest

Kerry Sinn Féin members will hold a short protest outside County Buildings at Rathass in Tralee on this Wednesday, July 5th at 1:15pm. Councillor Toireasa Ferris has invited members of the public to attend: Sinn Féin Motion “We are holding this protest tomorrow to highlight once again all that is wrong with waste collection inRead more…

Community Music Workshop at ABI Castleisland

Community Music Workshop at ABI Castleisland

People availing of Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Ireland Community Services at Cahereens West here in Castleisland recently completed a community music workshop with Killarney based musician, Ruti Lachs. The workshop was a collaboration between the ABI and Kerry Education and Training Board The group comprised 10 to 12 participants and community support workers. Eight WeeklyRead more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Wednesday Film Night At The Glórach John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara star in The Quiet Man on Wednesday, July 5 at 8pm. Reserve your seat on 087 13 83 940. By Marian Harnett Upcoming classic movies to watch out for include: Casablanca starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman on Wednesday, August 2nd Citizen Kane starringRead 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…

Deputy Ferris Congratulates Minister Griffin and Raises Plight of Listowel Boy

Deputy Ferris Congratulates Minister Griffin and Raises Plight of Listowel Boy

Sinn Féin TD for Kerry Martin Ferris has welcomed the appointment of fellow Kerry TD Brendan Griffin as a junior minister. “I would like to congratulate my colleague Brendan Griffin, on his promotion, it is a proud day for himself and his family,” said Deputy Ferris. “It is welcome news for Kerry as we seem toRead more…