O’Brien’s Lighting Up Glebe Lodge with Searchlight Donation

O’Brien’s Lighting Up Glebe Lodge with Searchlight Donation

Seamus and Eileen O’Brien of O’Brien’s Lighting were recently invited to Searchlight Electrical Ltd 75th anniversary celebrations dinner. As part of the celebration dinner SEL Ltd held a raffle in which guests whose names were pulled out in a draw could nominate charities of their choice to receive money. Glebe Lodge Nominated To their delight…

Remembrance Tree Yields €1,045 for Kerry Cancer Support Group

Remembrance Tree Yields €1,045 for Kerry Cancer Support Group

The third annual Christmas Tree of Remembrance at Nana Bea’s Cafe in Castleisland was erected on the cafe grounds at the end of November. It was blessed and celebrated with mass on the Saturday afternoon of January 11th. The tree has been a beacon of hope and light and a valued source of funding for…

‘Important Notice’ Issued by Castleisland Members Golf Club

‘Important Notice’ Issued by Castleisland Members Golf Club

Castleisland Members Golf Club has issued a call to arms over the weekend under the heading: Important Notice and the content of the text was equally unambiguous. “The upcoming Classic Bonanza is crucial for the finances of the club. We appeal to all members to play, ideally with two guests. Due to the weather in…

Castleisland Members’ Golf Club Hosting Ladies Open Day

Castleisland Members’ Golf Club Hosting Ladies Open Day

The ladies wing of Castleisland Members’ Golf Club is dynamic and vibrant. Testimony to this is the co-operation and work being done by lady members to promote this year’s ‘Get into Golf’ programme. Each week since May 1st 40 new players are being professionally coached by a PGA professional. Ladies Open Day The ladies branch…

Ladies Invited to Get into Golf at Castleisland Members Club

Ladies Invited to Get into Golf at Castleisland Members Club

Castleisland Members’ Golf Club is to re-introduce its successful 2018 summertime initiative, ‘Get into Golf Ladies programme. This year’s programme will recommence on Wednesday evening, May 1st 2019 from 6pm to 7pm and 7pm to 8pm The eight-week programme will be run under the Confederation of Golf in Ireland and a cost €60 per person…

2019 Captains Bertha and Eamon Drive-in In Driving Rain

2019 Captains Bertha and Eamon Drive-in In Driving Rain

There was a fine turnout in Tulligubeen in spite of the dreadful weather conditions which prevailed throughout Sunday and the duration of the Castleisland Members’ Golf Club 2019 Captains’ Drive-in. The new captains are: Bertha O’Sullivan and Eamon Feeley and after the ceremonial drives and, photographs were done with, the business of the day got…

Highlights of a Golf Club Captain’s Year

Highlights of a Golf Club Captain’s Year

It’s the time of year when the captaincy of golf clubs change hands and the outgoing share their memories and the incoming their aspirations. As a club captaincy goes, Castleisland Women’s Club captain, Mary Ann Downes had a dream of a term in the club blazer. Noreen Moore Highlights “The highlight of the year was…

Castleisland Members’ Golf Club Facing the Future with Confidence

Castleisland Members’ Golf Club Facing the Future with Confidence

At a recent special general meeting of Castleisland Members’ Golf Club it was decided unanimously to introduce new funding measures that will secure the welfare of the club into the future. Principle Measures The principle measures agreed were as follows: The general subscription rate for 2018 to be increased by €100. Thus, all members have…

Cyril Bows Out on Final Scramble Day of 2018 Series

Cyril Bows Out on Final Scramble Day of 2018 Series

Wednesday last marked the final day of the 2018 Mixed Scramble series at Castleisland Members’ Golf Club. The occasion also witnessed the stepping down of Cyril Quigley from his year-long commitment to this particular, Wednesday competition. A call was went out for players to come along to support Mr. Quigley’s work and record keeping on…

Successful 10th Celebrations for Bannalec / Castleisland Twinning

Successful 10th Celebrations for Bannalec / Castleisland Twinning

As part of the ongoing exchanges between Bannalec and Castleisland and to help celebrated the 10th anniversary of the signing of the twinning charter, a group of 16 people representing the Bannalec Town Twinning group visited for a four night stay with host families here. The group had an excellent time in Castleisland with a…