Category Archives: Rugby

Danny in Scrum to Secure Rugby World Cup 2023

Danny in Scrum to Secure Rugby World Cup 2023

Deputy Danny Healy-Rae has waded in to support the efforts of the Government and the Irish Rugby Football Union in their bid to host the Rugby World Cup in 2023. This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase the venues and the country all around the world, and the advertising of Ireland in this way willRead more…

Traffic Stopping Performance by Galway Street Club

Traffic Stopping Performance by Galway Street Club

The Mad Ones from The Mad Ones transported them down from Galway; they stopped traffic on Castleisland’s Main Street this afternoon; Betty watered them; Den Joe fed them; They’re brilliant; They’re the Galway Street Club. Welcome to Castleisland, Saturday July 1st 2017. There is many a great saying about music and its hold over thoseRead more…

Chin Up Goggle Introduced by Visionary Kerrymen

Chin Up Goggle Introduced by Visionary Kerrymen

An American invention with a local connection has just been introduced as a sports training aid which has been brought to the Irish market, initially, by two Kerry men. James O’Connell, Laccabawn, Castleisland and Rory Kilgallen from Tralee had their product featured on the RTÉ One, Dara Ó Cinnéide fronted GAA Nua on Monday eveningRead more…

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…