Category Archives: St. Mary’s Baskeball Club

Euro Basketball Champions Invited Back for 2018 Tournament

Euro Basketball Champions Invited Back for 2018 Tournament

In the continuing parade of victorious basketball teams over the years, one will stand out in the memories of the party which flew to Spain last month to compete in a long established tournament there. Even though weeks have passed since, there is still a feeling of ‘Did we really do That’ about the magicRead more…

St. Mary’s Basketball Club Awards Night

St. Mary’s Basketball Club Awards Night

St. Mary’s Basketball Club held its annual awards ceremony at the River Island Hotel on Wednesday night. The event was co-hosted by club PRO Liz Galwey and Paudie Fleming with close to 200 in attendance. It was a hugely successful year for the Castleisland club with both league and cup wins in U-12, U-14, U-16,Read more…

All Welcome to Community College 30th Celebrations

All Welcome to Community College 30th Celebrations

Castleisland Community College will put the final touch to its 30th anniversary 1987 – 2017 celebrations on Friday evening May 19th. It was decided earlier this year to mark the occasion of the establishment of the college in its present location in 1987 by holding three events to celebrate the three decades at Tonbwee. TractorRead more…

KDYS/An Garda Síochána Basketball Blitz

KDYS/An Garda Síochána Basketball Blitz

 The Kerry Diocesan Youth Service in partnership with An Garda Síochána held their ninth annual basketball blitz at Castleisland Community Centre on Good Friday. The event was organised by Helena Falvey, Youth Justice Worker with the KDYS and Garda Liz Twomey, Castleisland Garda Station. The event attracted over 100 young people who took part inRead more…

St. Mary’s U-16 Girls Bring First International Title Home

St. Mary’s U-16 Girls Bring First International Title Home

St. Mary’s Basketball Club’s U-16 girls made the long journey last week to Malgrat de Mar in Barcelona to take part in the 32nd annual Tomas Sola tournament. They also made history by winning it – and the first ever international title for the club in its many illustrious years in existence. Report by LizRead more…

St. Mary’s Club Go Gate Collecting as U-16 Girls Go to Play in Spain

St. Mary’s Club Go Gate Collecting as U-16 Girls Go to Play in Spain

St. Mary’s Basketball Club will hold its annual church gate collection at all masses over this Easter weekend. U-16 Girls off to Sunny Spain Meanwhile, the club’s U-16 girls and coaches, Aoife Nolan and Conor Brosnan are bound for the Mediterranean coast of Spain to represent the club in a long running tournament there. ByRead more…

Traditional ‘Round the Town’ Treatment for Basketball Heroines

Traditional ‘Round the Town’ Treatment for Basketball Heroines

The age old ritual of basketball teams returning to Castleisland in triumph opened a brand new chapter on Sunday evening. This time because the St. Mary’s U-14 Girls came home with the All Ireland ‘A’ Club Championship title. Then, following a well set pattern, cup bearing, medal wearing champions are paraded up and down MainRead more…

Enter Now for KDYS/An Garda Síochána Basketball Blitz

Enter Now for KDYS/An Garda Síochána Basketball Blitz

The Kerry Diocesan Youth Service (KDYS) in partnership with An Garda Síochána is running its annual Basketball Blitz tournament on Good Friday. The event will be held in Castleisland Community Centre and the entry forms are out now. Applications are invited from teams from the Castleisland area interested in taking part. One Day Only TheRead more…

Castleisland is Ready for St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2017

Castleisland is Ready for St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2017

The street has been decorated and the permanent sound system is ready to go for the big event on Friday. The St. Patrick’s Day Parade here is set for the off at 1pm. from its regular blocks on Tralee Road. It will be led out again this year by the blood stirring strains of theRead more…

St. Mary’s Basketball Club Notes

St. Mary’s Basketball Club Notes

St. Mary’s Basketball Club’s Division two men engaged in a thrilling clash in the cup semi-final on Thursday. St. Mary’s 1 took on St. Mary’s 2 in a Castleisland derby game that went down to the wire. St. Mary’s 2 came out on top and progress to the final. St. Mary’s 1. 63 – St.Read more…