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November 9th Date for Capital of Fashion Show

November 9th Date for Capital of Fashion Show

Castleisland – the Fashion Capital of Kerry members announced details this week of their Christmas Collections Fashion Show which will be held in the enchanting setting of the Ivy Leaf Art Centre in Castleisland town. Mc’ed by top fashionista and blogger, Orlagh Winters, the evening will feature ‘new in’ collections and gifts for the ChristmasRead more…

Successful Munster Pioneer Meeting in Adare

Successful Munster Pioneer Meeting in Adare

The Munster Pioneer gathering which took place in Fitzgerald’s Woodlands Hotel, Adare on Sunday, October 1st. was an outstanding success and over a hundred members attended – according to local organiser, Tom Horan. “The President of the Association, James Shevlin, gave the opening address, followed by Fr. Bernard McGuckian, Central Director of the association whoRead more…

Let’s Talk Menopause with a Slice of Life

Let’s Talk Menopause with a Slice of Life

Menopause is a time many women dread and it can be with good reason.  It may mean mood swings, tiredness, changes to periods and hot flushes. Many are unaware that phasing into menopause can take as long as five to 10 years, this phase of life is known as perimenopause. During this time, your bodyRead more…

Currow U-10s Fly the Flag at District Blitz

Currow U-10s Fly the Flag at District Blitz

Knocknagoshel was the venue for this year’s Castleisland District Blitz on Saturday. By PRO Con Enright In the group games Currow U10s were defeated by Scartaglin in their first game. In their second game Currow beat Knocknagoshel by three points which meant Currow were into the B final where their opponents were Scartaglin. In aRead more…

The late Jerry Sonny Clifford, Kilsarcon, Currow

The late Jerry Sonny Clifford, Kilsarcon, Currow

The death has occurred of Jerry Sonny Clifford, (84) Kilsarcon, Currow, Killarney, Co. Kerry, September 26th 2017, peacefully. Beloved husband of the late Maura and Papa of the late little Cillian. Sadly missed by his loving family Pat, Brid, Judd, Ted, Kieran, Katie and Sharon, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, his adored 18 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, brotherRead more…

Pres Class of 1997 Plotting a Reunion for October 21st

Pres Class of 1997 Plotting a Reunion for October 21st

Twenty years after leaving school, members of the Castleisland Presentation Girls Class of 1997 are plotting a reunion. The event is planned for the River Island Hotel on Saturday, October 21st at 9pm. The night is open to anyone who attended the school between 1992 -1997- including those who repeated years or left the schoolRead more…

Invitations to Classes in Arts, Crafts and Men’s Cookery

Invitations to Classes in Arts, Crafts and Men’s Cookery

Castleisland Family Resource Centre has a range of courses this autumn. Castleisland Craft Club invites new and existing members along to its re-opening on Tuesday evening, October 3rd from 7.30pm in the Family Resource Centre, Church Street, Castleisland. An Ideal Opportunity “This is an ideal opportunity for anyone interested in joining us to come alongRead more…

Stan’s Double Leg Break Halts Game

Stan’s Double Leg Break Halts Game

All at Castleisland AFC and his friends and neighbours wish Stan Divane a speedy recovery this morning after a serious leg injury halted the ‘A’ team’s Premier A League game away to Killarney Celtic on Sunday morning. The match was abandoned after 48 minutes when the seriousness of Stan’s injury was fully realised. That, alliedRead more…

Credit Union Official Evicts Batty Tenant

Credit Union Official Evicts Batty Tenant

Ray D’Arcy on RTÉ One yesterday and now The Late Late Show on Friday night beckons for Castleisland native and Tralee Credit Union official Derry Fleming and his wife Maureen and son Tadhg. Derry and his son, Tadhg played starring roles in a bat eviction bid at their home in Ballymacelligott. While Derry’s wife, MaureenRead more…

Thomas Recalls a Whirlwind Week as the Dust Settles

Thomas Recalls a Whirlwind Week as the Dust Settles

With the dust settling back around the Vale of Tralee and the weariness wearing off those who wholeheartedly partook of the Rose festivities, one Castleisland man has made enough friends and memories to last him an entire life time. When Thomas Lynch’s name tripped off Dáithí O Sé’s tongue in ‘The Dome’ that night, itRead more…