Category Archives: Lyreacrompane

Special Day at Scoil Íde as Aidan O’Mahony Raises Active Flag

Special Day at Scoil Íde as Aidan O’Mahony Raises Active Flag

Past pupils, parents, teachers, retired teachers and a huge cast of current pupils were all on their best behavior bright and early on Wednesday morning. Former Kerry, All-Ireland winning footballer and Dancing with the Stars co-winner, Garda Aidan O’Mahony made his way to the highest school in the area on a special mission. Gaining FlagRead 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…

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…

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…

Cash for Ash at Today’s Castleisland Vintage Run

Cash for Ash at Today’s Castleisland Vintage Run

A 7′ x 4′ x one metre deep trailer of seasoned ash firewood will be raffled as part of the Castleisland Vintage Run efforts to raise funds for the Kerry Cancer Support Group’s Kerry / Cork Health Link Bus service. To win the contents of the trailer, tickets for €5 each or three for €10Read more…