Category Archives: Tralee

New College of Further Education and Training Announced for Kerry

New College of Further Education and Training Announced for Kerry

From September 1st. 2019, all further education and training provision in Kerry will be offered by one fully integrated college. Kerry College of Further Education and Training will be the new name for KCFE, North Kerry College and the Kerry ETB Training Centre. 180 Training Programmes Kerry College of Further Education and Training will offer… Read more…

Hazel’s Farewell – Search on for New Manager at An Ríocht

Hazel’s Farewell – Search on for New Manager at An Ríocht

An Ríocht Health and Leisure Club manager since September 2017, Hazel Byrne is to leave her post on Wednesday next to take up a managerial position at her former college, IT Tralee. The Co. Wicklow native came to the Castleisland facility to fill the vacancy left by Kate McSweeney who took up a full-time teaching… Read more…

Cara Credit Union’s latest Members Car Draw Winner

Cara Credit Union’s latest Members Car Draw Winner

Independence Day, the 4th of July was very lucky for one Cara Credit Union member. Denise O’Dowd’s name was picked from the members’ car draw and the teacher in Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh, Tralee drove away with a brand new 192 Hyundai Kona purchased from Adams of Tralee. Denise, daughter of Denis and Marian Costello from… Read more…

Margaret ‘Letting Go’ Poetry Book Proceeds to Kerry Hospice

Margaret ‘Letting Go’ Poetry Book Proceeds to Kerry Hospice

Margaret Naughton is from Killorglin, Co Kerry and she works as a healthcare chaplain in the Bon Secours Hospital in Tralee and as a lecturer at Hibernia College, Dublin. She studied English, History and Theology at University College Cork and IT Tallaght and is currently a PhD researcher in Theology and Religious Studies at Mary… Read more…

It Falls Different This Time of the Year – The Rain

It Falls Different This Time of the Year – The Rain

If you think the downpour we got here in Castleisland this evening was bad, spare a thought for our neighbours in the Boherbue area of Tralee. So flash and so heavy was the rain there that it flooded the unfortunate people in their homes and bubbled up on the street outside their doors and all… Read more…

Cruinniú na nÓg a Resounding Success Throughout the County

Cruinniú na nÓg a Resounding Success Throughout the County

Creativity was to the fore at Cruinniú na nÓg recently where children and teenagers enjoyed free cultural and creative events across the county. Events and workshops were all well subscribed and feedback from participants has highlighted the demand for more creative activity choices for our young people in Kerry Great Choice of Activity “Feedback tells… Read more…

McCarthys Celebrate Over a Century of Clan History

McCarthys Celebrate Over a Century of Clan History

Three generations of the extended McCarthy family from Castleisland rolled back over a century of family history when they hosted a family reunion in Browne’s Bar on Saturday night 16th February 2019. More than 80 people attended the special event where stories, family folklore and memories were shared in a night of nostalgia. The younger… Read more…

Johnnie’s ‘Born for Hardship’ Flying off the Shelves

Johnnie’s ‘Born for Hardship’ Flying off the Shelves

Johnnie Roche is delighted to report that his memoir, Born for Hardship is ‘flying off the shelves’ in Castleisland at Jackie Reidy’s Menswear; Garveys SuperValu; Phil Horan’s Flling Station and also at the Castleisland Co-Op Mart Restuarant. The book, which was launched to a full house at the River Island Hotel on January 12th is… Read more…

Tralee Jobs Announcement Welcomed as ‘A Start’ by Ferris

Tralee Jobs Announcement Welcomed as ‘A Start’ by Ferris

Kerry Sinn TD Martin Ferris has welcomed this morning’s job announcement by the IDA in Tralee. “I wholeheartedly welcome this morning’s jobs announcement by pharmaceutical packaging company Central Pharma who are to bring 100 jobs to the technology park in Tralee over five years,” said Deputy Ferris this morning after the job announcement at Ballygarry… Read more…

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Category Archives: Tralee

New College of Further Education and Training Announced for Kerry

New College of Further Education and Training Announced for Kerry

From September 1st. 2019, all further education and training provision in Kerry will be offered by one fully integrated college. Kerry College of Further Education and Training will be the new name for KCFE, North Kerry College and the Kerry ETB Training Centre. 180 Training Programmes Kerry College of Further Education and Training will offer… Read more…

Hazel’s Farewell – Search on for New Manager at An Ríocht

Hazel’s Farewell – Search on for New Manager at An Ríocht

An Ríocht Health and Leisure Club manager since September 2017, Hazel Byrne is to leave her post on Wednesday next to take up a managerial position at her former college, IT Tralee. The Co. Wicklow native came to the Castleisland facility to fill the vacancy left by Kate McSweeney who took up a full-time teaching… Read more…

Cara Credit Union’s latest Members Car Draw Winner

Cara Credit Union’s latest Members Car Draw Winner

Independence Day, the 4th of July was very lucky for one Cara Credit Union member. Denise O’Dowd’s name was picked from the members’ car draw and the teacher in Scoil Eoin, Balloonagh, Tralee drove away with a brand new 192 Hyundai Kona purchased from Adams of Tralee. Denise, daughter of Denis and Marian Costello from… Read more…

Margaret ‘Letting Go’ Poetry Book Proceeds to Kerry Hospice

Margaret ‘Letting Go’ Poetry Book Proceeds to Kerry Hospice

Margaret Naughton is from Killorglin, Co Kerry and she works as a healthcare chaplain in the Bon Secours Hospital in Tralee and as a lecturer at Hibernia College, Dublin. She studied English, History and Theology at University College Cork and IT Tallaght and is currently a PhD researcher in Theology and Religious Studies at Mary… Read more…

It Falls Different This Time of the Year – The Rain

It Falls Different This Time of the Year – The Rain

If you think the downpour we got here in Castleisland this evening was bad, spare a thought for our neighbours in the Boherbue area of Tralee. So flash and so heavy was the rain there that it flooded the unfortunate people in their homes and bubbled up on the street outside their doors and all… Read more…

Cruinniú na nÓg a Resounding Success Throughout the County

Cruinniú na nÓg a Resounding Success Throughout the County

Creativity was to the fore at Cruinniú na nÓg recently where children and teenagers enjoyed free cultural and creative events across the county. Events and workshops were all well subscribed and feedback from participants has highlighted the demand for more creative activity choices for our young people in Kerry Great Choice of Activity “Feedback tells… Read more…

McCarthys Celebrate Over a Century of Clan History

McCarthys Celebrate Over a Century of Clan History

Three generations of the extended McCarthy family from Castleisland rolled back over a century of family history when they hosted a family reunion in Browne’s Bar on Saturday night 16th February 2019. More than 80 people attended the special event where stories, family folklore and memories were shared in a night of nostalgia. The younger… Read more…

Johnnie’s ‘Born for Hardship’ Flying off the Shelves

Johnnie’s ‘Born for Hardship’ Flying off the Shelves

Johnnie Roche is delighted to report that his memoir, Born for Hardship is ‘flying off the shelves’ in Castleisland at Jackie Reidy’s Menswear; Garveys SuperValu; Phil Horan’s Flling Station and also at the Castleisland Co-Op Mart Restuarant. The book, which was launched to a full house at the River Island Hotel on January 12th is… Read more…

Tralee Jobs Announcement Welcomed as ‘A Start’ by Ferris

Tralee Jobs Announcement Welcomed as ‘A Start’ by Ferris

Kerry Sinn TD Martin Ferris has welcomed this morning’s job announcement by the IDA in Tralee. “I wholeheartedly welcome this morning’s jobs announcement by pharmaceutical packaging company Central Pharma who are to bring 100 jobs to the technology park in Tralee over five years,” said Deputy Ferris this morning after the job announcement at Ballygarry… Read more…

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