Category Archives: Milltown-Castlemaine

New Memoir of Milltown from local Historian

New Memoir of Milltown from local Historian

It promises to be a night of memories and nostalgia in Milltown on Friday, 14th July when a memoir of life in the mid-Kerry village is published and launched by a local retired teacher and historian. ‘Gwin for the Blue’ by Pat McKenna from Milltown recounts the happenings and characters of his native place inRead 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…

Track Update to Trigger Big Meeting Here ?

Track Update to Trigger Big Meeting Here ?

‘There’s a light beyond these woods, Mary Margaret. Do you think that we will go there, And see what makes it shine, Mary Margaret? The lines of the hauntingly lovely song by Nancy Griffith occurred to me last week when talking to an American who had flown to Ireland and travelled to Castleisland to gazeRead more…

Denny Kerry Community Games Finals on June 24th and 25th

Denny Kerry Community Games Finals on June 24th and 25th

The official launch of the 2017 Kerry Community Games Athletics Finals took place on Friday morning at An Ríocht AC in Castleisland. It was the last official engagement on the old red tartan track as the new, two-tone surfacing material was being unloaded as the launch was going on. The event, sponsored by Denny, willRead more…

Safety Appeal from Kerry Group Ras Mumhan Organisers

Safety Appeal from Kerry Group Ras Mumhan Organisers

The Kerry Group Ras Mumhan Four-Day International Cycle Race will pass through this area on Good Friday afternoon, April 14th. The route and approximate times are as follows: Start in Killorglin at 2:50pm.; Fossa at 3:10pm.; Killarney at 3.16pm.; Kilcummin at 3.24pm.; Quarry Cross at 3.42pm.; Knocknaboul Cross at 3.52pm.; Scartaglin at 4.05pm.; Castleisland atRead more…

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club News

Páidí Ó Sé Tournament Well done to the Milltown/Castlemaine boys who defeated Dublin side, Fingallians of Swords in the first round of the above tournament in Gallarus on Saturday. The final score was M/C: 0-12 points, Fingallians 0-8 points. However, their opponents in the semi-finals, An Ghaeltacht had the edge and after a tight tussle-Read more…

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club Registrations Due Now

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club Registrations Due Now

Sympathy to Fellow PRO The club extends sympathy to fellow PRO in Listry, Anne O’ Brien on the death of mom- Phyllis. May she rest in peace. Registration Draw Winners Congratulations to the following who were winners in our club registration draw. 1st prize: A club training top and football- Charlie O’Neill, Castlemaine 2nd prize:Read more…

Milltown/Castlemaine to Host Rangers in League Round 1

Milltown/Castlemaine to Host Rangers in League Round 1

Sympathy to Cosgrove Family: The club extends sympathy to the Cosgrove family on the death of their dad- Chris. May your gentle soul rest in peace. Mid Kerry Senior League 2017 Milltown Castlemaine entertain Laune Rangers in Round 1 on Sunday, February 12th. Throw in is at 2pm. Registration/Open Day What a fantastic afternoon wasRead more…

Open Day at Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club

Open Day at Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club

Milltown/Castlemaine GAA Club is having an Open Day/Members Registration Day for the families of all the young boys and girls from the Milltown / Castlemaine area from 12 noon to 3pm. on Sunday, February 5th. 2017 in the Nagle Rice Community Centre. The event will cater for ages five and upwards. By Deirdre O’Sullivan DuringRead more…

A Week in Politics, Local and Away Up There

A Week in Politics, Local and Away Up There

A note from Danny Healy Rae, TD highlights his continuing efforts to right what he calls the Fair Deal Anomoly – the implementation of which he knows is putting families under unfair financial pressure. “I’m glad after all my requests and demands since being elected to Dáil Éireann last year that at last the GovernmentRead more…