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Invitation to Pre-school Open Evening at Muire Gan Smál

Invitation to Pre-school Open Evening at Muire Gan Smál

Muire Gan Smal Pre-school is holding an open evening in conjunction with Muire Gan Smal Primary School. It will take place on this Thursday 30th January at 6.30pm. “We are looking forward to welcoming any parent who would like to see our preschool facilities and who would like information on the ECCE free pre-school scheme,”… Read more…

Scoil Íde Curranes NS now Open for September Enrollments

Scoil Íde Curranes NS now Open for September Enrollments

Curranes National School, Castleisland is currently accepting enrollment applications for September 2020. Curranes NS is a progressive, rural, co-educational primary school in Castleisland parish, located 5 minutes from Castleisland town. There is an after-school service on-site, which operates up to 5.55pm each evening. Fourth Mainstream Teacher There are currently 85 pupils attending the school, which… Read more…

IUNVA Post 2 Chairman Welcomes Congo Hero at AGM

IUNVA Post 2 Chairman Welcomes Congo Hero at AGM

At their recent AGM, the chairman of Post 2, of the Irish United Nations Veterans Association, Con Roche welcomed their new member Tadgh Quinn from Purt, Abbeyfeale. Mr. Quinn is a real live Irish hero who was part of the 157 strong A Company 35th Infantry Battalion – according to post PRO, John Wade. “In… Read more…

O’Connell Award Handed Down to Teahan

O’Connell Award Handed Down to Teahan

Dublin born, Kerry connected fiddle player, Aidan Connolly is another major figure of a rising generation with a safe pair of hands and a deeply appreciating, cradling nature for the music of his ancestry. On Saturday night he brought his Handed Down audience on a trip through the musical family history of the Cronins from… Read more…

Appeal for Security Camera Information on Damaged Car

Appeal for Security Camera Information on Damaged Car

A young woman in the St. John’s Park area of Castleisland is reaching out to neighbours and friends who may have seen a car from the neighbourhood reverse into hers recently. She’s wondering if anyone in the area has either security camera, dash-cam or mobile phone footage of the incident. She’s close to a hundred… Read more…

Mehall Added to Castleisland RFC Bucket List with €1,239 Share

Mehall Added to Castleisland RFC Bucket List with €1,239 Share

The winner of the Split the bucket draw held in the Half Barrel Bar on Saturday 11th January was Mehall Reidy. Mehall won €1,239. The next draw will be held in Fagin’s Bar on Saturday 18th. Castleisland RFC welcomes Morris Masters RFC this weekend for the annual match for the John Browne Memorial Cup. Kick… Read more…

Cllr. Pa Daly Welcomes General Election Announcement 

Cllr. Pa Daly Welcomes General Election Announcement 

Reacting to the announcement that a general election will take place next month, Sinn Féin candidate and Kerry County Councillor Pa Daly paid tribute to the man whose seat he endeavours to occupy. One of the Finest Republicans “In 2002 the people of this county elected one of the finest Republicans this country has ever… Read more…

Miracle Boy’s Phone Reunion with Capuchin who Saved his Life with Healing Glove

Miracle Boy’s Phone Reunion with Capuchin who Saved his Life with Healing Glove

It has emerged that an 11 year old Farranfore boy, once dubbed ‘The Miracle Baby’ in medical circles in two Dublin hospitals, was among the attendance at the opening St. Pio / Padre Pio Novena in Castleisland last week. Jayden Foley weighed in at a mere two-and-a-half pounds when he arrived 14 weeks early in… Read more…

The Cronin Brothers from Reaboy presented by Aidan Connolly

The Cronin Brothers from Reaboy presented by Aidan Connolly

The coming Saturday, January 18th is the date for the first Handed Down presentation of 2020 and it will be a special on the Cronin brothers from Reaboy in Gneeveguilla. Johnny played fiddle and box; Mick played flute and whistle and Paddy favoured fiddle and flute. Presented by the young and accomplished fiddle player, Aidan… Read more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

West Limerick Singing Club meets on the first Friday of each month in Philip Enright’s, Ramble Inn, Church Street from 9pm. Afternoon Tea Dancing Afternoon Tea Dancing at Fr. Casey’s GAA Club on this Sunday, January 12th from 3-6pm in aid of Fr. Martin Mc Cormack’s African Project. Music by Donie Walsh and Anthony. Admission… Read more…

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Invitation to Pre-school Open Evening at Muire Gan Smál

Invitation to Pre-school Open Evening at Muire Gan Smál

Muire Gan Smal Pre-school is holding an open evening in conjunction with Muire Gan Smal Primary School. It will take place on this Thursday 30th January at 6.30pm. “We are looking forward to welcoming any parent who would like to see our preschool facilities and who would like information on the ECCE free pre-school scheme,”… Read more…

Scoil Íde Curranes NS now Open for September Enrollments

Scoil Íde Curranes NS now Open for September Enrollments

Curranes National School, Castleisland is currently accepting enrollment applications for September 2020. Curranes NS is a progressive, rural, co-educational primary school in Castleisland parish, located 5 minutes from Castleisland town. There is an after-school service on-site, which operates up to 5.55pm each evening. Fourth Mainstream Teacher There are currently 85 pupils attending the school, which… Read more…

IUNVA Post 2 Chairman Welcomes Congo Hero at AGM

IUNVA Post 2 Chairman Welcomes Congo Hero at AGM

At their recent AGM, the chairman of Post 2, of the Irish United Nations Veterans Association, Con Roche welcomed their new member Tadgh Quinn from Purt, Abbeyfeale. Mr. Quinn is a real live Irish hero who was part of the 157 strong A Company 35th Infantry Battalion – according to post PRO, John Wade. “In… Read more…

O’Connell Award Handed Down to Teahan

O’Connell Award Handed Down to Teahan

Dublin born, Kerry connected fiddle player, Aidan Connolly is another major figure of a rising generation with a safe pair of hands and a deeply appreciating, cradling nature for the music of his ancestry. On Saturday night he brought his Handed Down audience on a trip through the musical family history of the Cronins from… Read more…

Appeal for Security Camera Information on Damaged Car

Appeal for Security Camera Information on Damaged Car

A young woman in the St. John’s Park area of Castleisland is reaching out to neighbours and friends who may have seen a car from the neighbourhood reverse into hers recently. She’s wondering if anyone in the area has either security camera, dash-cam or mobile phone footage of the incident. She’s close to a hundred… Read more…

Mehall Added to Castleisland RFC Bucket List with €1,239 Share

Mehall Added to Castleisland RFC Bucket List with €1,239 Share

The winner of the Split the bucket draw held in the Half Barrel Bar on Saturday 11th January was Mehall Reidy. Mehall won €1,239. The next draw will be held in Fagin’s Bar on Saturday 18th. Castleisland RFC welcomes Morris Masters RFC this weekend for the annual match for the John Browne Memorial Cup. Kick… Read more…

Cllr. Pa Daly Welcomes General Election Announcement 

Cllr. Pa Daly Welcomes General Election Announcement 

Reacting to the announcement that a general election will take place next month, Sinn Féin candidate and Kerry County Councillor Pa Daly paid tribute to the man whose seat he endeavours to occupy. One of the Finest Republicans “In 2002 the people of this county elected one of the finest Republicans this country has ever… Read more…

Miracle Boy’s Phone Reunion with Capuchin who Saved his Life with Healing Glove

Miracle Boy’s Phone Reunion with Capuchin who Saved his Life with Healing Glove

It has emerged that an 11 year old Farranfore boy, once dubbed ‘The Miracle Baby’ in medical circles in two Dublin hospitals, was among the attendance at the opening St. Pio / Padre Pio Novena in Castleisland last week. Jayden Foley weighed in at a mere two-and-a-half pounds when he arrived 14 weeks early in… Read more…

The Cronin Brothers from Reaboy presented by Aidan Connolly

The Cronin Brothers from Reaboy presented by Aidan Connolly

The coming Saturday, January 18th is the date for the first Handed Down presentation of 2020 and it will be a special on the Cronin brothers from Reaboy in Gneeveguilla. Johnny played fiddle and box; Mick played flute and whistle and Paddy favoured fiddle and flute. Presented by the young and accomplished fiddle player, Aidan… Read more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

West Limerick Singing Club meets on the first Friday of each month in Philip Enright’s, Ramble Inn, Church Street from 9pm. Afternoon Tea Dancing Afternoon Tea Dancing at Fr. Casey’s GAA Club on this Sunday, January 12th from 3-6pm in aid of Fr. Martin Mc Cormack’s African Project. Music by Donie Walsh and Anthony. Admission… Read more…

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