Category Archives: Rathmore

Céilí House and the Moving Heart in Tureencahill

Céilí House and the Moving Heart in Tureencahill

If Sliabh Luachra is a state of mind then Tureencahill is a school of thought. On a Friday afternoon at the end of June 2014 Tureencahill National School closed its doors for the last time. A short while after, the building fell into the right hands. A lot of thought went into its future roleRead 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 hoursRead more…

Cllr. Niall Kelleher is new Killarney MD Mayor

Cllr. Niall Kelleher is new Killarney MD Mayor

The following is the address by Cllr. Niall Kelleher, Fianna Fáil on his elevation to the position of Cathaoirleach of Killarney Municipal District at the annual meeting earlier today. “Being elected Mayor of the Killarney Municipal District is a great privilege and honour. I am immensely proud to be taking on this new role andRead more…

Con Curtin Festival 2017 Details Launched

Con Curtin Festival 2017 Details Launched

Details have been released of the 2017 Con Curtin Music Festival in Brosna Village. The village will be a hive of music related activity from June 23rd -25th this year in honour of the late, great Sliabh Luachra fiddler. The festival will get underway on Friday night June 23rd with a top class traditional concertRead 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…

Doyle and O’Leary Packed Scart on Saturday Night

Doyle and O’Leary Packed Scart on Saturday Night

Jimmy Doyle of Sliabh Luachra was the title of Saturday night’s, latest installment in the Handed Down series of concerts and lectures. While many in the series to date have been dedicated to the memory of characters and players long gone from the worldly stage, a small handful have honoured the living. Saturday night’s eventRead more…

Kerry Footballer Aidan O’Mahony Announces Retirement

Kerry Footballer Aidan O’Mahony Announces Retirement

Stalwart Kerry defender, Aidan O’Mahony, has today called time on his long and honours laden intercounty career. That’s how the Kerry GAA website relayed Aidan O’Mahony’s retirement announcement this morning.  Five All-Ireland Medals “The Rathmore clubman, winner of five All Ireland senior medals, made his championship debut in the green and gold in 2004 againstRead more…

Credit Unions Support Students Through Hard Times with Padraig Pearse Fund

Credit Unions Support Students Through Hard Times with Padraig Pearse Fund

This week, Chapter 23 credit unions announced its sponsorship of the Padraig Pearse Fund to assist adult learners who face financial hardship in completing their post Leaving Cert courses. The fund is being administrated through Kerry Education and Training Board and will be allocated to those needing additional financial support to complete their chosen courses.Read more…