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Deputy Danny Healy Rae’s Education and Skills Joust with Minister McHugh

Deputy Danny Healy Rae’s Education and Skills Joust with Minister McHugh

Deputy Danny Healy Rae sent a report on an engagement between himself and Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh, TD. Deputy Healy Rae opened the engagement by thanking the Minister for being engaged and responding as best he can to every query and for how he seems to be on top of everything. “For… Read more…

Council Civic Amenity Sites To Fully Reopen Monday, June 8th

Council Civic Amenity Sites To Fully Reopen Monday, June 8th

Kerry County Council has advised that from next Monday, June 8th, all civic amenity sites around the county will fully reopen for business. The civic amenity sites in Kerry have been reopened on a phased basis since Monday, May 18th, but were only accepting domestic black bag waste and recycling at the depots as well… Read more…

Castleisland: Preparing for Life on the Streets – But Not as we Know It !

Castleisland: Preparing for Life on the Streets – But Not as we Know It !

Members of Castleisland Chamber Alliance held a conference call with representatives of the Castleisland Corca Dhuibhne Municipal District recently. What transpired between them mightn’t be the most reassuring reading today if you’re looking out a window or door on a rain and windswept street. However, optimism reigns in the former, indomitable market town in an… Read more…

The Late Michael ‘Butty’ Sugrue, Castleisland and Glenealy, Co. Wicklow

The Late Michael ‘Butty’ Sugrue, Castleisland and Glenealy, Co. Wicklow

The death has occurred of Michael ‘Butty’ Sugrue, 10 St. Stephen’s Park, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and Glenealy, Co. Wicklow. Unexpectedly, on May 29th 2020. Predeceased by his parents Michael and Hannah, his sisters Kathleen, Hilary and Mary Geraldine and his brother Pa. Sadly missed by his heartbroken partner Marie O’Toole, Emmet, brothers: Eddie, Denis, Joe,… Read more…

Castleisland Stands and Plays in Tribute to Sliabh Luachra Fiddle Player Paddy Jones

Castleisland Stands and Plays in Tribute to Sliabh Luachra Fiddle Player Paddy Jones

The late Sliabh Luachra fiddle player and music teacher, Paddy Jones, of Knightsmountain, Knocknagoshel and late of Kilcusnan, Castleisland got a send-off worthy of the contribution he made to the music of his locality as his remains left Castleisland this morning. It wasn’t the first time that the highly accomplished musician drew a crowd around… Read more…

New Zealand Farmers Turning to Dr. John Roche for Reassurance

New Zealand Farmers Turning to Dr. John Roche for Reassurance

Ministry for Primary Industries chief science adviser, Dr John Roche, in an article in the Rural News in New Zealand believes that the country is winning its fight against the bacterium, Mycoplasma bovis. This can cause a range of serious conditions in cattle including mastitis that doesn’t respond to treatment, pneumonia, arthritis, and late-term abortions.… Read more…

When Mick Galwey and Tomás Ó Sé Sat Down to Talk……

When Mick Galwey and Tomás Ó Sé Sat Down to Talk……

Currow’s Mick Galwey, an All-Ireland winner with Kerry in 1986 as a teenager, turned rugby international captain, joined former Kerry great Tomás Ó Sé in his Benetti Menswear Live question and answer session to talk all things GAA,  Munster and Irish rugby, world travel and Kerry. Now sporting a beard – which he described at… Read more…

Tribute to Con on the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of The Irish Press

Tribute to Con on the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of The Irish Press

While there was never a fear that it wouldn’t eventually get out there, an online tribute to the great Con Houlihan was ambushed on its first attempt by the kind of gremlins he so often mentioned in his back page or Tributaries columns in the Evening Press. The tribute was mounted by way of an… Read more…

Two National Titles for Pres Entrepreneurs for a Third Consecutive Year

Two National Titles for Pres Entrepreneurs for a Third Consecutive Year

Presentation Castleisland has scooped third place in the Junior Category and second place in the Intermediate Category in the Student Enterprise National Finals. The school has an outstanding record of achievement in all strands of the competition over the past few years. The various entries and entrants have been shown the way and guided by… Read more…

‘Hold Firm’ Appeal from Front-line Workers to Members of the Public

‘Hold Firm’ Appeal from Front-line Workers to Members of the Public

Front-line workers across Cork and Kerry have joined together in a video plea to people in both counties to “Hold Firm” in their efforts to contain Covid-19. The video, an inter-agency project between an Garda Siochana, the HSE, Cork City Council, Cork County Council and Kerry County Council features front-line workers asking people in Cork… Read more…

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Category Archives: Uncategorized

Deputy Danny Healy Rae’s Education and Skills Joust with Minister McHugh

Deputy Danny Healy Rae’s Education and Skills Joust with Minister McHugh

Deputy Danny Healy Rae sent a report on an engagement between himself and Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh, TD. Deputy Healy Rae opened the engagement by thanking the Minister for being engaged and responding as best he can to every query and for how he seems to be on top of everything. “For… Read more…

Council Civic Amenity Sites To Fully Reopen Monday, June 8th

Council Civic Amenity Sites To Fully Reopen Monday, June 8th

Kerry County Council has advised that from next Monday, June 8th, all civic amenity sites around the county will fully reopen for business. The civic amenity sites in Kerry have been reopened on a phased basis since Monday, May 18th, but were only accepting domestic black bag waste and recycling at the depots as well… Read more…

Castleisland: Preparing for Life on the Streets – But Not as we Know It !

Castleisland: Preparing for Life on the Streets – But Not as we Know It !

Members of Castleisland Chamber Alliance held a conference call with representatives of the Castleisland Corca Dhuibhne Municipal District recently. What transpired between them mightn’t be the most reassuring reading today if you’re looking out a window or door on a rain and windswept street. However, optimism reigns in the former, indomitable market town in an… Read more…

The Late Michael ‘Butty’ Sugrue, Castleisland and Glenealy, Co. Wicklow

The Late Michael ‘Butty’ Sugrue, Castleisland and Glenealy, Co. Wicklow

The death has occurred of Michael ‘Butty’ Sugrue, 10 St. Stephen’s Park, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and Glenealy, Co. Wicklow. Unexpectedly, on May 29th 2020. Predeceased by his parents Michael and Hannah, his sisters Kathleen, Hilary and Mary Geraldine and his brother Pa. Sadly missed by his heartbroken partner Marie O’Toole, Emmet, brothers: Eddie, Denis, Joe,… Read more…

Castleisland Stands and Plays in Tribute to Sliabh Luachra Fiddle Player Paddy Jones

Castleisland Stands and Plays in Tribute to Sliabh Luachra Fiddle Player Paddy Jones

The late Sliabh Luachra fiddle player and music teacher, Paddy Jones, of Knightsmountain, Knocknagoshel and late of Kilcusnan, Castleisland got a send-off worthy of the contribution he made to the music of his locality as his remains left Castleisland this morning. It wasn’t the first time that the highly accomplished musician drew a crowd around… Read more…

New Zealand Farmers Turning to Dr. John Roche for Reassurance

New Zealand Farmers Turning to Dr. John Roche for Reassurance

Ministry for Primary Industries chief science adviser, Dr John Roche, in an article in the Rural News in New Zealand believes that the country is winning its fight against the bacterium, Mycoplasma bovis. This can cause a range of serious conditions in cattle including mastitis that doesn’t respond to treatment, pneumonia, arthritis, and late-term abortions.… Read more…

When Mick Galwey and Tomás Ó Sé Sat Down to Talk……

When Mick Galwey and Tomás Ó Sé Sat Down to Talk……

Currow’s Mick Galwey, an All-Ireland winner with Kerry in 1986 as a teenager, turned rugby international captain, joined former Kerry great Tomás Ó Sé in his Benetti Menswear Live question and answer session to talk all things GAA,  Munster and Irish rugby, world travel and Kerry. Now sporting a beard – which he described at… Read more…

Tribute to Con on the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of The Irish Press

Tribute to Con on the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of The Irish Press

While there was never a fear that it wouldn’t eventually get out there, an online tribute to the great Con Houlihan was ambushed on its first attempt by the kind of gremlins he so often mentioned in his back page or Tributaries columns in the Evening Press. The tribute was mounted by way of an… Read more…

Two National Titles for Pres Entrepreneurs for a Third Consecutive Year

Two National Titles for Pres Entrepreneurs for a Third Consecutive Year

Presentation Castleisland has scooped third place in the Junior Category and second place in the Intermediate Category in the Student Enterprise National Finals. The school has an outstanding record of achievement in all strands of the competition over the past few years. The various entries and entrants have been shown the way and guided by… Read more…

‘Hold Firm’ Appeal from Front-line Workers to Members of the Public

‘Hold Firm’ Appeal from Front-line Workers to Members of the Public

Front-line workers across Cork and Kerry have joined together in a video plea to people in both counties to “Hold Firm” in their efforts to contain Covid-19. The video, an inter-agency project between an Garda Siochana, the HSE, Cork City Council, Cork County Council and Kerry County Council features front-line workers asking people in Cork… Read more…

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