Category Archives: Scartaglin

Tangerine Army On the Road – Brosna GAA Club News

Tangerine Army On the Road – Brosna GAA Club News

Tangerine Army On the Road Again – By Bus Here’s a golden opportunity for all you Brosna fans to travel to the epic North Kerry Football Championship Final in Ballylongford on Sunday, December 15th. A bus will depart from the square at 11.45am on match day. Stopping in Listowel for an hour on the way… Read more…

Christmas in Castleisland Launched with Magic and in Ideal Conditions

Christmas in Castleisland Launched with Magic and in Ideal Conditions

  Blessed with all the benefits of a dry run throughout Friday afternoon and night, Castleisland Chamber Alliance carried out its launch of Christmas celebrations without a hitch and with more than a hint of magic. The wheels began turning early in the afternoon with the Scoil íde, Curranes National School Choir, teachers and Principal… Read more…

Met Eireann: Storm Atiyah Alert Updated to RED for this Afternoon Storm

Met Eireann: Storm Atiyah Alert Updated to RED for this Afternoon Storm

                            Status Red Upgrade – Wind Warning for Kerry Storm Atiyah: West to southwest winds veering northwest will reach mean speeds in excess of 80km/h with gusts in excess of 130km/h for a time this evening. Extreme caution is advised, especially near… Read more…

The Late Maureen Barry, nee Collins, Desmond’s Avenue, Castleisland

The Late Maureen Barry, nee Collins, Desmond’s Avenue, Castleisland

The death has occurred of Maureen Barry (nee Collins) 14 Desmond’s Avenue, Castleisland, Co. Kerry. Peacefully on December 7th 2019, surrounded by her loving family in the excellent care of the Palliative Care Team at University Hospital Kerry. Beloved mother of the late Kenneth and Teresa. Sadly missed by her loving husband Frank, her family… Read more…

Is This a Drone Caught on an Accidental Phone Photograph ?

Is This a Drone Caught on an Accidental Phone Photograph ?

I know there are people out here, there and everywhere who will offer an opinion on my enquiry today on a UFO which appeared in our neighbourhood here in Castleisland during the week. Some will even know exactly what it is. It was flying, it is an object and its exact identity remains unknown so,… Read more…

Ferris and Healy Rae Happy at Gaming and Lotteries Bill Bingo Outcome

Ferris and Healy Rae Happy at Gaming and Lotteries Bill Bingo Outcome

Sinn Féin Amendment Alleviates Bingo Concerns – Ferris Kerry Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has said he is delighted that common sense has seen through a proposed amendment by Sinn Féin TD Martin Kenny to resolve the issues surrounding the Gaming and Lotteries Bill. Earlier this week the Ceann Comhairle allowed Deputy Kenny to propose… Read more…

Earlier Foundations Discovered Under Kilmurry House

Earlier Foundations Discovered Under Kilmurry House

The Georgian rectory known as Kilmurry House in Cordal, Castleisland, is one of only a handful of Irish houses in the prestigious Historic House Association. Its inclusion is due to its interesting history, internal features and unusual asymmetrical architecture. Restorer and owner, Caroline Faulkner, is adhering to ‘best practice’ for such protected structures by only… Read more…

Last Handed Down of 2019 Says Goodbye to 1969

Last Handed Down of 2019 Says Goodbye to 1969

The final Handed Down presentation of 2019 will bring the curtain down on the 50th anniversary of the Star Above the Garter LP recording tomorrow night, Saturday, December 7th. from 8pm. Presenter, Matt Cranitch is coming from Cork armed with recording rarities of Denis Murphy and Julia Clifford. Fierce Importance “Matt has placed fierce importance… Read more…

Community College Debaters Win Final With Their Motion

Community College Debaters Win Final With Their Motion

Messages of congratulations are being showered on the Castleisland Community College debating team which competed in and won the Castleisland Interagency Youth Forum final against Saint Patrick’s Secondary School. The final took place in the Ivy Leaf Theatre on Wednesday. The community college team passed the motion: ‘That alcohol causes more harm than illegal drugs… Read more…

Camera Club Exhibit – ‘A Huge Success’ – Breda McGaley

Camera Club Exhibit – ‘A Huge Success’ – Breda McGaley

Castleisland Camera Club held its final meeting of 2019 last night. The meeting heard that Saturday night’s club fundraiser was a huge success and the feedback received was very positive. “People seemed to really enjoy browsing through the many portraits our members had taken and Timothy Murphy’s photographic show brought back alot of memories for… Read more…

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Category Archives: Scartaglin

Tangerine Army On the Road – Brosna GAA Club News

Tangerine Army On the Road – Brosna GAA Club News

Tangerine Army On the Road Again – By Bus Here’s a golden opportunity for all you Brosna fans to travel to the epic North Kerry Football Championship Final in Ballylongford on Sunday, December 15th. A bus will depart from the square at 11.45am on match day. Stopping in Listowel for an hour on the way… Read more…

Christmas in Castleisland Launched with Magic and in Ideal Conditions

Christmas in Castleisland Launched with Magic and in Ideal Conditions

  Blessed with all the benefits of a dry run throughout Friday afternoon and night, Castleisland Chamber Alliance carried out its launch of Christmas celebrations without a hitch and with more than a hint of magic. The wheels began turning early in the afternoon with the Scoil íde, Curranes National School Choir, teachers and Principal… Read more…

Met Eireann: Storm Atiyah Alert Updated to RED for this Afternoon Storm

Met Eireann: Storm Atiyah Alert Updated to RED for this Afternoon Storm

                            Status Red Upgrade – Wind Warning for Kerry Storm Atiyah: West to southwest winds veering northwest will reach mean speeds in excess of 80km/h with gusts in excess of 130km/h for a time this evening. Extreme caution is advised, especially near… Read more…

The Late Maureen Barry, nee Collins, Desmond’s Avenue, Castleisland

The Late Maureen Barry, nee Collins, Desmond’s Avenue, Castleisland

The death has occurred of Maureen Barry (nee Collins) 14 Desmond’s Avenue, Castleisland, Co. Kerry. Peacefully on December 7th 2019, surrounded by her loving family in the excellent care of the Palliative Care Team at University Hospital Kerry. Beloved mother of the late Kenneth and Teresa. Sadly missed by her loving husband Frank, her family… Read more…

Is This a Drone Caught on an Accidental Phone Photograph ?

Is This a Drone Caught on an Accidental Phone Photograph ?

I know there are people out here, there and everywhere who will offer an opinion on my enquiry today on a UFO which appeared in our neighbourhood here in Castleisland during the week. Some will even know exactly what it is. It was flying, it is an object and its exact identity remains unknown so,… Read more…

Ferris and Healy Rae Happy at Gaming and Lotteries Bill Bingo Outcome

Ferris and Healy Rae Happy at Gaming and Lotteries Bill Bingo Outcome

Sinn Féin Amendment Alleviates Bingo Concerns – Ferris Kerry Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has said he is delighted that common sense has seen through a proposed amendment by Sinn Féin TD Martin Kenny to resolve the issues surrounding the Gaming and Lotteries Bill. Earlier this week the Ceann Comhairle allowed Deputy Kenny to propose… Read more…

Earlier Foundations Discovered Under Kilmurry House

Earlier Foundations Discovered Under Kilmurry House

The Georgian rectory known as Kilmurry House in Cordal, Castleisland, is one of only a handful of Irish houses in the prestigious Historic House Association. Its inclusion is due to its interesting history, internal features and unusual asymmetrical architecture. Restorer and owner, Caroline Faulkner, is adhering to ‘best practice’ for such protected structures by only… Read more…

Last Handed Down of 2019 Says Goodbye to 1969

Last Handed Down of 2019 Says Goodbye to 1969

The final Handed Down presentation of 2019 will bring the curtain down on the 50th anniversary of the Star Above the Garter LP recording tomorrow night, Saturday, December 7th. from 8pm. Presenter, Matt Cranitch is coming from Cork armed with recording rarities of Denis Murphy and Julia Clifford. Fierce Importance “Matt has placed fierce importance… Read more…

Community College Debaters Win Final With Their Motion

Community College Debaters Win Final With Their Motion

Messages of congratulations are being showered on the Castleisland Community College debating team which competed in and won the Castleisland Interagency Youth Forum final against Saint Patrick’s Secondary School. The final took place in the Ivy Leaf Theatre on Wednesday. The community college team passed the motion: ‘That alcohol causes more harm than illegal drugs… Read more…

Camera Club Exhibit – ‘A Huge Success’ – Breda McGaley

Camera Club Exhibit – ‘A Huge Success’ – Breda McGaley

Castleisland Camera Club held its final meeting of 2019 last night. The meeting heard that Saturday night’s club fundraiser was a huge success and the feedback received was very positive. “People seemed to really enjoy browsing through the many portraits our members had taken and Timothy Murphy’s photographic show brought back alot of memories for… Read more…

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