Category Archives: Milltown

Kerry Based Doctor in An Bhearna Bhaoil TG4 Documentary Tonight

Kerry Based Doctor in An Bhearna Bhaoil TG4 Documentary Tonight

Tonight’s TG4 documentary An Bhearna Bhaoil, at 9:30pm., features, Dr. Eve Bruce, a Kerry based doctor. From Inch in Co. Kerry to Amman, Jordon the documentary makers follow Eve and witness her work with Médecins San Frontières and discover how at 65, this mother and grandmother feels that her work is not yet done. From… Read more…

Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí Quiz Fundraiser for 2020 Event

Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí Quiz Fundraiser for 2020 Event

There’s an open invitation to Faha Court Bar in Listry for a quiz as part of the fundraiser for the 2020 Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí on Friday, January 31st. “The Fleadh is back in Milltown for the third year in a row, and the full line up for the free outdoor music will be revealed in… Read more…

A LIFT for Transport in all Communities – Brendan Griffin, TD

A LIFT for Transport in all Communities – Brendan Griffin, TD

In the course of last week The Maine Valley Post shared the Seán Mac an tSíthigh / RTÉ News story about the LIFT initiative being piloted currently in the Keel and Castlemaine areas. What About Insurance I got a couple of calls after it appeared from people wondering if it would work in and around… Read more…

Milltown Castlemaine GAA Lotto – €31,000 Won in Three Months

Milltown Castlemaine GAA Lotto – €31,000 Won in Three Months

Milltown Castlemaine GAA Club officials were delighted to make presentations of winnings to their two most recent Match 3 winners. By: Deirdre O’Sullivan, PRO Eileen Sugrue, Lissivane along with John and Teresa Foley, Milltown received cheques for €375 at the specially convened presentation ceremony. Busy Time for Treasurer It’s been a busy couple of months… Read more…

Unique Solstice Ceremony at Kerry’s Oldest Burial Site

Unique Solstice Ceremony at Kerry’s Oldest Burial Site

  A unique cultural celebration of mid-Kerry’s musical heritage and the Summer Solstice will be held at the iconic 6,000 year-old Killaclohane Portal Tomb near Milltown later this month.  The event will be the  highlight of this year’s County Fleadh Cheoil which takes place in the mid-Kerry town later this month. The organisers are holding… Read more…

Free Talk on Milltown Tomb Excavations

Free Talk on Milltown Tomb Excavations

A free public talk on recent excavations at a portal tomb in Milltown – now known to be one of Ireland oldest man-made structures – will take place in Milltown Community Hall on Thursday, May 3rd at 8.pm. Dr. Michael Connolly County Archaeologist, Dr. Michael Connolly will explain the significance of what was discovered during… Read more…

Music Capital Fund Information Session on St. Brigid’s Day

Music Capital Fund Information Session on St. Brigid’s Day

A bugle call is being issued to all Kerry musicians, bands, collectives, music groups, music organisations, schools and interested communities. An information session, on a new capital fund that will support the purchase of musical instruments, will take place in Tralee Library in Moyderwell at 5pm on Thursday, February 1st and everyone is welcome. Two… Read more…

Mobiles Muscle Their Way onto Table Quiz Culture

Mobiles Muscle Their Way onto Table Quiz Culture

O’Shea’s Bar in Milltown will host a table quiz with a difference on this Friday night, January 5th. The quiz is the latest in a series of fundraisers for Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí 2018 which will take place in Milltown in June. The local branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann is running a quiz league locally called… Read more…

Aidan O’Mahony Steps in as Culture Night Ambassador

Aidan O’Mahony Steps in as Culture Night Ambassador

Dancing with the Stars champion, Aidan O’Mahony has found his inner rhythm once more as Kerry’s Culture Night Ambassador. The Rathmore Garda and GAA star will represent his home county as an ambassador promoting the arts on Friday, September 22nd. Culture Night takes place right across Ireland on that evening / night between the hours… Read more…

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 in… Read more…

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Category Archives: Milltown

Kerry Based Doctor in An Bhearna Bhaoil TG4 Documentary Tonight

Kerry Based Doctor in An Bhearna Bhaoil TG4 Documentary Tonight

Tonight’s TG4 documentary An Bhearna Bhaoil, at 9:30pm., features, Dr. Eve Bruce, a Kerry based doctor. From Inch in Co. Kerry to Amman, Jordon the documentary makers follow Eve and witness her work with Médecins San Frontières and discover how at 65, this mother and grandmother feels that her work is not yet done. From… Read more…

Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí Quiz Fundraiser for 2020 Event

Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí Quiz Fundraiser for 2020 Event

There’s an open invitation to Faha Court Bar in Listry for a quiz as part of the fundraiser for the 2020 Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí on Friday, January 31st. “The Fleadh is back in Milltown for the third year in a row, and the full line up for the free outdoor music will be revealed in… Read more…

A LIFT for Transport in all Communities – Brendan Griffin, TD

A LIFT for Transport in all Communities – Brendan Griffin, TD

In the course of last week The Maine Valley Post shared the Seán Mac an tSíthigh / RTÉ News story about the LIFT initiative being piloted currently in the Keel and Castlemaine areas. What About Insurance I got a couple of calls after it appeared from people wondering if it would work in and around… Read more…

Milltown Castlemaine GAA Lotto – €31,000 Won in Three Months

Milltown Castlemaine GAA Lotto – €31,000 Won in Three Months

Milltown Castlemaine GAA Club officials were delighted to make presentations of winnings to their two most recent Match 3 winners. By: Deirdre O’Sullivan, PRO Eileen Sugrue, Lissivane along with John and Teresa Foley, Milltown received cheques for €375 at the specially convened presentation ceremony. Busy Time for Treasurer It’s been a busy couple of months… Read more…

Unique Solstice Ceremony at Kerry’s Oldest Burial Site

Unique Solstice Ceremony at Kerry’s Oldest Burial Site

  A unique cultural celebration of mid-Kerry’s musical heritage and the Summer Solstice will be held at the iconic 6,000 year-old Killaclohane Portal Tomb near Milltown later this month.  The event will be the  highlight of this year’s County Fleadh Cheoil which takes place in the mid-Kerry town later this month. The organisers are holding… Read more…

Free Talk on Milltown Tomb Excavations

Free Talk on Milltown Tomb Excavations

A free public talk on recent excavations at a portal tomb in Milltown – now known to be one of Ireland oldest man-made structures – will take place in Milltown Community Hall on Thursday, May 3rd at 8.pm. Dr. Michael Connolly County Archaeologist, Dr. Michael Connolly will explain the significance of what was discovered during… Read more…

Music Capital Fund Information Session on St. Brigid’s Day

Music Capital Fund Information Session on St. Brigid’s Day

A bugle call is being issued to all Kerry musicians, bands, collectives, music groups, music organisations, schools and interested communities. An information session, on a new capital fund that will support the purchase of musical instruments, will take place in Tralee Library in Moyderwell at 5pm on Thursday, February 1st and everyone is welcome. Two… Read more…

Mobiles Muscle Their Way onto Table Quiz Culture

Mobiles Muscle Their Way onto Table Quiz Culture

O’Shea’s Bar in Milltown will host a table quiz with a difference on this Friday night, January 5th. The quiz is the latest in a series of fundraisers for Fleadh Cheoil Chiarraí 2018 which will take place in Milltown in June. The local branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann is running a quiz league locally called… Read more…

Aidan O’Mahony Steps in as Culture Night Ambassador

Aidan O’Mahony Steps in as Culture Night Ambassador

Dancing with the Stars champion, Aidan O’Mahony has found his inner rhythm once more as Kerry’s Culture Night Ambassador. The Rathmore Garda and GAA star will represent his home county as an ambassador promoting the arts on Friday, September 22nd. Culture Night takes place right across Ireland on that evening / night between the hours… Read more…

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 in… Read more…

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