Category Archives: Lyreacrompane

Awards for Abbeyfeale’s Town Park and Leen’s Hotel

Awards for Abbeyfeale’s Town Park and Leen’s Hotel

Going For Gold Huge congratulations to Abbeyfeale Town Park and Abbeyfeale Tidy Towns and to Leen’s Hotel who won the judges award, the Most Improved/Incentive Awards and the Overall Runner-up Award at the Going for Gold Awards last week in the Strand Hotel in Limerick. By: Marian Harnett As the chairman of the Abbeyfeale CommunityRead more…

Pilot Programme for Castleisland Positive Mental Health Week

Pilot Programme for Castleisland Positive Mental Health Week

Castleisland Positive Mental Health Week will run all the coming week from Monday, October 9th. to Saturday, October 14th. Kerry Mental Health Committee member, Kate Shanahan explained what people can expect from the week and its free courses at various locations throughout the town from Monday to Saturday. “We’re bringing a big programme here toRead more…

Benny Thade Celebrates A Year at The Rambling House

Benny Thade Celebrates A Year at The Rambling House

Benny Thade McCarthy’s new season of the Rambling House begins on this Monday night October 2nd at 9pm at Fr. Casey’s GAA Clubhouse in Abbeyfeale. All singers, storytellers, musicians and dancers are welcome to attend. Host Benny Thade would love to see you all there on the night to celebrate the first birthday. A BigRead more…

Patrick O’Keeffe Festival Programme Released

Patrick O’Keeffe Festival Programme Released

Details for Castleisland’s  25th annual Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival have just been released. A comprehensive programme of activity has been put together by the committee under the chairmanship of Cormac O’Mahony for the October bank holiday weekend from Friday 27th to Monday 30th. The usual added warning that it’s subject to changes applies. TheRead more…

Safety Assessment of Road in Dromada Before Re-opening

Safety Assessment of Road in Dromada Before Re-opening

An assessment of the road in Dromada will have to be carried out by Kerry County Council staff over the next couple of days before any clearance can be given to re-open it. The ditching of a crane on Wednesday has blocked the road at a bend close to Renagown Cross since. In spite ofRead more…

Chamber Remembrance Day for Con on September 30th

Chamber Remembrance Day for Con on September 30th

The annual remembrance day for Con Houlihan takes place in Castleisland on Saturday September 30th. This year sees the launch of the Con Houlihan Trail by Castleisland Chamber Alliance. The trail consists of a short tour of Castleisland town taking in some of Con’s favourite places in the area. Fifteen plaques will be unveiled onRead more…

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…

All Munster Gathering to Rekindle the Pioneer Flame

All Munster Gathering to Rekindle the Pioneer Flame

All members of the Pioneer Total Abstinence Association throughout the area, and the county in general, are asked to take note of Sunday, October 1st. On that day a special gathering and Spirituality Day is being held in Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel, Adare, Co. Limerick. It’s an all Munster get together. Rekindling the Flame “TheRead more…

Is This the Future for Rural Post Offices and An Post ?

Is This the Future for Rural Post Offices and An Post ?

Fears and rumours about the demise of the rural Post Office in Irish society have been rumbling on for several years now and some have already fallen to the axe of one minister or another. Meanwhile, a little heard of ‘Private Members Bill’ in Dáil Éireann last November proposed that a new An Post /Read more…

Progressive Forestry Company to Open Office in Castleisland

Progressive Forestry Company to Open Office in Castleisland

Sinn Féin’s junior spokesperson on Agriculture, Fisheries and the Marine, Martin Ferris TD, will officially launch Veon’s new regional office at the Advance Factory Unit, Castleisland Co-Op Mart, on Wednesday, September 6th. at 11am. Farmers and Landowners Welcome Veon is creating two positions at its new office in Castleisland to look after the South WestRead more…