Category Archives: Rugby

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

End of West Limerick Radio Car Boot Sale The Board of Management of West Limerick Radio would like to advise all stall holders and customers that the car boot sale has been discontinued due to its rapid decline over the past 12 months. By: Marian Harnett They would like to thank all those who supportedRead more…

Bank Holiday Monday Return for Crageens Car Boot Sale

Bank Holiday Monday Return for Crageens Car Boot Sale

After a tentative introduction to the culture of the locality last year, the Car Boot Sale experience is set to return on the coming Bank Holiday Monday, June 5th. Castleisland RFC member, Brian O’Sullivan introduced the idea as a club fundraiser and it was held on the grounds and drew an enthusiastic following of buyersRead more…

Siobhán’s Remarkable Rugby Achievements Celebrated at School

Siobhán’s Remarkable Rugby Achievements Celebrated at School

Seeing Red is becoming more and more of a Currow thing in recent and not so recent times. The village school became a Red Sea for the day on Friday as management, pupils and teachers celebrated Siobhán Fleming’s latest in a long line of rugby associated accolades. The sea of normality and tranquility there wasRead more…

J.J.Hanrahan’s Move Back To Munster Confirmed

J.J.Hanrahan’s Move Back To Munster Confirmed

The news that all Munster Rugby fans wanted to hear was confirmed yesterday by Northampton Saints and by Munster itself. The UK based club revealed that JJ Hanrahan is to return to his native province. It has emerged that he and a couple of others have signed two-year contracts with Munster. The 24 year oldRead more…

Old Boys Rugby Rivals are Back in Town

Old Boys Rugby Rivals are Back in Town

The touring US based rugby club from New Jersey, whose members have become expert stout tasters through contact with Castleisland natives, are on their way back here with a mission in mind. The Morris Rugby Corporation members have, in fact, two missions in mind and both are of equal importance. They will take on theRead more…

Stars in Line for Con Houlihan Memorial Concert

Stars in Line for Con Houlihan Memorial Concert

A truly festive, musical treat is in store for the Kingdom as preparations are well underway in Castle Island for the annual Con Houlihan Memorial Christmas Concert. The event takes please on Saturday 17th December from 8pm with doors open at 7-30pm at the River Island Hotel in Castle Island and a host of specialRead more…

Kerry County Council Book of Condolence for Fallen Munster Hero

Kerry County Council Book of Condolence for Fallen Munster Hero

 Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr. Michael O’Shea opened and signed the Book of Condolence for the late Anthony Foley today. The book for the late Munster and Irish rugby player and Munster coach was opened by Kerry County Council from 12 noon today, Monday. All seven local authorities in Munster had agreed to doRead more…

Build4Life Hoping for a Run-Way Success with Airport Event

Build4Life Hoping for a Run-Way Success with Airport Event

The Garvey’s SuperValu Group has announced its sponsorship of the Kerry Airport 5K Fun Run in aid of the Build4Llife Cystic Fibrosis Charity. The Kerry Airport run will take place on Friday, October 7th at 8.30pm along the two kilometer runway under lights and will offer participants this rare experience and opportunity. Details of theRead more…

Rugby Club Pub Quiz on Saturday Night

Rugby Club Pub Quiz on Saturday Night

Castleisland Rugby Club will host a Pub Quiz on the coming Saturday night, June 25th. at 8:30pm. The quiz is to raise much needed funds for the running of the club and to purchase some equipment. “It’s a fun, general knowledge quiz as we want to broaden the appeal of the event to non sports-quizRead more…

Two New Dates for Castleisland’s Car-Boot-Sale Converts

Two New Dates for Castleisland’s Car-Boot-Sale Converts

After the success of his initial Car-Boot-Sale toe-in-the-water earlier this month, Brian O’Sullivan is back for more. There are two red letter days for the converted traders in the locality to look out for: Bank holiday Monday, June 6th and Sunday, July 10th. The next installment on Brian’s list will be at Castleisland Rugby ClubRead more…