Category Archives: Valentia Island

Dublin and Kerry Teams Combine in Call of the Wild

Dublin and Kerry Teams Combine in Call of the Wild

In 2015 a documentary team, led by Dublin native and one time Scartaglin resident, Vincent Hyland, filmed the series Call of the Wild. The five-part series will begin its run on RTÉ One on this Saturday morning at 10:45am. The series includes a close up look at the curse of plastics on marine life and… Read more…

Ferris Calls for Proper Policing of Super-Trawlers off West Coast

Ferris Calls for Proper Policing of Super-Trawlers off West Coast

Speaking in Dáil Éireann this week during ‘Topical Issues’ Kerry Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris called for better policing of factory ships fishing off the Irish coast. 37 Factory Ships “I have been contacted by a number of fishermen over the weekend and they have brought to my attention, through the marine traffic app, that… Read more…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel 0-10 Valentia 1-6 Knocknagoshel gained two valuable league points when they overcame Valentia by the slimmest of margins in Knocknagoshel on Sunday. Both sides were missing key players with the visitors having no substitutes available to call on. Valentia started the brighter with a pointed free from John Shanahan followed by a point from play… Read more…

Abbeyfeale set for Garry McMahon Traditional Singing Festival

Abbeyfeale set for Garry McMahon Traditional Singing Festival

The eighth annual Garry McMahon Traditional Singing Festival takes place later this month on October 21st to 23rd in Abbeyfeale. “This year’s line up makes for another full weekend of singing sessions, storytelling, workshops, competitions and presentations,” said committee secretary, Chris O’Shea. The press launch for the festival took place on Thursday night in the… Read more…

Rural Post Offices Under New Threat Following ‘Social Protection Letter’ – Healy Rae

Rural Post Offices Under New Threat Following ‘Social Protection Letter’ – Healy Rae

A new attack on the future of the community Post Office in rural areas may be the catalyst in Deputy Michael Healy Rae’s decision to support any new government formation. Deputy Healy-Rae, while issuing a statement on his own behalf,  may withhold support for any new government unless Electronic Fund Transfer letter is withdrawn. We… Read more…

Radio Kerry and Randles Bros Invite Votes for Local Sports Stars

Radio Kerry and Randles Bros Invite Votes for Local Sports Stars

Radio Kerry and Randles Bros have just issued invitations to listeners to vote for their Kerry Sports Star of the Month. Radio Kerry launched the Kerry Sports Awards in 2014 with the support of sponsor Randles Bros, main Nissan dealers for Kerry located at Manor West, Tralee and Muckross Road, Killarney. A New Departure Up… Read more…

Local GAA Clubs Preparing for June and Féile Peile na nÓg

Local GAA Clubs Preparing for June and Féile Peile na nÓg

Féile na nÓg is a GAA club festival for Gaelic football and Ladies Gaelic football at Under 14 level and it involves teams from across the world-wide reach of the Gaelic Athletic Association. The Féile na nGael National tournaments will be held in Kerry, West Limerick and West Cork on the weekend of 24th –… Read more…

Cathaoirleach promotes Kerry during United States visit

Cathaoirleach promotes Kerry during United States visit

Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council and Ballymacelligott native, Cllr. Pat McCarthy is in the United States promoting Kerry during the course of the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. On Sunday he attended Mass in St. Patrick’s Church and then joined Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney in the Philadelphia Parade which was watched by in excess of 200,000… Read more…

A Time For Everything – A tribute to the Late Fr. Denis Costello

A Time For Everything – A tribute to the Late Fr. Denis Costello

On Sunday, January 3rd. Rev Fr Denis Costello (92) passed away at Fatima Nursing Home in Tralee where he had resided for the last 13 years. There, he enjoyed the extraordinary care and affection of the wonderful staff in great peace and comfort. A Tribute by Mikie O’Connor. Fr. Denis was born in Castleisland in… Read more…

The late Fr. Denis Costello, Main St. Castleisland

The late Fr. Denis Costello, Main St. Castleisland

The death has been announced of Fr. Denis Costello, (92) formerly of Main Street, Castleisland. In his ministry Fr. Costello served in Peru and in a variety of parishes in Cork and Kerry. To put his life back in the context of his native town and for the benefit of the generations born since his… Read more…

There are no images to display.

Category Archives: Valentia Island

Dublin and Kerry Teams Combine in Call of the Wild

Dublin and Kerry Teams Combine in Call of the Wild

In 2015 a documentary team, led by Dublin native and one time Scartaglin resident, Vincent Hyland, filmed the series Call of the Wild. The five-part series will begin its run on RTÉ One on this Saturday morning at 10:45am. The series includes a close up look at the curse of plastics on marine life and… Read more…

Ferris Calls for Proper Policing of Super-Trawlers off West Coast

Ferris Calls for Proper Policing of Super-Trawlers off West Coast

Speaking in Dáil Éireann this week during ‘Topical Issues’ Kerry Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris called for better policing of factory ships fishing off the Irish coast. 37 Factory Ships “I have been contacted by a number of fishermen over the weekend and they have brought to my attention, through the marine traffic app, that… Read more…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel 0-10 Valentia 1-6 Knocknagoshel gained two valuable league points when they overcame Valentia by the slimmest of margins in Knocknagoshel on Sunday. Both sides were missing key players with the visitors having no substitutes available to call on. Valentia started the brighter with a pointed free from John Shanahan followed by a point from play… Read more…

Abbeyfeale set for Garry McMahon Traditional Singing Festival

Abbeyfeale set for Garry McMahon Traditional Singing Festival

The eighth annual Garry McMahon Traditional Singing Festival takes place later this month on October 21st to 23rd in Abbeyfeale. “This year’s line up makes for another full weekend of singing sessions, storytelling, workshops, competitions and presentations,” said committee secretary, Chris O’Shea. The press launch for the festival took place on Thursday night in the… Read more…

Rural Post Offices Under New Threat Following ‘Social Protection Letter’ – Healy Rae

Rural Post Offices Under New Threat Following ‘Social Protection Letter’ – Healy Rae

A new attack on the future of the community Post Office in rural areas may be the catalyst in Deputy Michael Healy Rae’s decision to support any new government formation. Deputy Healy-Rae, while issuing a statement on his own behalf,  may withhold support for any new government unless Electronic Fund Transfer letter is withdrawn. We… Read more…

Radio Kerry and Randles Bros Invite Votes for Local Sports Stars

Radio Kerry and Randles Bros Invite Votes for Local Sports Stars

Radio Kerry and Randles Bros have just issued invitations to listeners to vote for their Kerry Sports Star of the Month. Radio Kerry launched the Kerry Sports Awards in 2014 with the support of sponsor Randles Bros, main Nissan dealers for Kerry located at Manor West, Tralee and Muckross Road, Killarney. A New Departure Up… Read more…

Local GAA Clubs Preparing for June and Féile Peile na nÓg

Local GAA Clubs Preparing for June and Féile Peile na nÓg

Féile na nÓg is a GAA club festival for Gaelic football and Ladies Gaelic football at Under 14 level and it involves teams from across the world-wide reach of the Gaelic Athletic Association. The Féile na nGael National tournaments will be held in Kerry, West Limerick and West Cork on the weekend of 24th –… Read more…

Cathaoirleach promotes Kerry during United States visit

Cathaoirleach promotes Kerry during United States visit

Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council and Ballymacelligott native, Cllr. Pat McCarthy is in the United States promoting Kerry during the course of the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. On Sunday he attended Mass in St. Patrick’s Church and then joined Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney in the Philadelphia Parade which was watched by in excess of 200,000… Read more…

A Time For Everything – A tribute to the Late Fr. Denis Costello

A Time For Everything – A tribute to the Late Fr. Denis Costello

On Sunday, January 3rd. Rev Fr Denis Costello (92) passed away at Fatima Nursing Home in Tralee where he had resided for the last 13 years. There, he enjoyed the extraordinary care and affection of the wonderful staff in great peace and comfort. A Tribute by Mikie O’Connor. Fr. Denis was born in Castleisland in… Read more…

The late Fr. Denis Costello, Main St. Castleisland

The late Fr. Denis Costello, Main St. Castleisland

The death has been announced of Fr. Denis Costello, (92) formerly of Main Street, Castleisland. In his ministry Fr. Costello served in Peru and in a variety of parishes in Cork and Kerry. To put his life back in the context of his native town and for the benefit of the generations born since his… Read more…

There are no images to display.

There are no images to display.

There are no images to display.

There are no images to display.

There are no images to display.

There are no images to display.