Sheila has her Split the Bucket Cheque Collected and James Pulls Paul from the Drum for €703

Sheila has her Split the Bucket Cheque Collected and James Pulls Paul from the Drum for €703

Last week’s Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket  €719 winner, Sheila Reidy wasn’t available for Saturday evening’s presentation photograph in Fleming’s Bar, Scartaglen. Sheila’s brother James collected her winnings from club representative, Dan Casey. James also picked out this week’s winner and Paul Knight, Cragg, Castleisland emerged. A cheque for €703 awaits Paul at the coming weekend’s draw…

Split the Bucket Winnings Edging Upwards as James Maher Wins €905

Split the Bucket Winnings Edging Upwards as James Maher Wins €905

The winner of the Split the Bucket draw held at The Green Door Restaurant on Saturday, July 3rd. was James Maher, Castleisland. James won €905. The next draw will be held at Tom McCarthy’s Bar on Saturday, July 10th. at 6pm. In With a Chance Don’t forget – to be in with a chance of…

Colette Splits the Bucket with Castleisland RFC for €779 Each

Colette Splits the Bucket with Castleisland RFC for €779 Each

Colette Cody, Castleisland was the winner of the Split the bucket draw held at Den Joe’s American Style Restaurant on Saturday, May 22nd. Colette was an online winner and won €779. The next draw will be held at the recently reopened Sue Ryder’s at 4.30pm on Saturday, May 29th.  Don’t forget to drop your completed…

Boxing Club’s John O’Connell Wins Rugby Club’s Split the Bucket €801 Draw

Boxing Club’s John O’Connell Wins Rugby Club’s Split the Bucket €801 Draw

Last week’s Split the Bucket winner was John O’Connell, Tullig not to be confused with his neighbour who won two weeks ago. John, from the local boxing club, won €801 in the draw which was held in Jackie Reidy’s Menswear and Newsagents. At Saturday’s draw, Christine Carroll was presented with her special bank holiday draw…

2021 Transatlantic Rugby Trip Called Off by New Jersey Based Morris Corporation

2021 Transatlantic Rugby Trip Called Off by New Jersey Based Morris Corporation

Castleisland’s ambassador in the New Jersey based Morris Rugby Corporation, Seamus Brosnan sent a forlorn message across the Atlantic Ocean recently with news that didn’t surprise anyone. The Castleisland native opened with the line: ‘We are missing Castleisland very much.’ Started in Sheila Prendiville’s “This was meant to be our ninth annual rugby trip to…

Laura Joins Split the Bucket Winners’ List

Laura Joins Split the Bucket Winners’ List

The winner of the Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket draw held at Moloney’s Cake Shop on Saturday, January 16th was Laura Enright, Currow. Laura won €683. Laura’s uncle David was a previous winner in November 2020 when he won €737. The next draw will be held in Diarmuid’s Butcher’s on Saturday 23rd at 3.30 pm.…

Catherine Cronin Splits the Bucket with Castleisland RFC

Catherine Cronin Splits the Bucket with Castleisland RFC

Catherine Cronin, Castleisland was this week’s lucky winner of €673 in the Split the Bucket draw which was held outside Martin Curtin’s Right Buy on Saturday. The next draw will be held at Moloney’s Bakery on Saturday 16th at 3.30pm. Envelopes can be completed and dropped into many buckets/stands around the town. Alternatively entry can…

Róisín Horan wins Split the Bucket €715 Cheque in Currow Draw

Róisín Horan wins Split the Bucket €715 Cheque in Currow Draw

The winner of the Split the Bucket draw held in McCarthy’s Foodstore, Currow on Saturday,  November 7th was Róisín Horan, Castleisland. Róisín won €715. The two names drawn for the bonus draw on January 2nd were Margo O’Sullivan and Paudie O’Connell. The next draw will be held in Kieran’s XL, Knocknagoshel on Saturday, November 14th…

Castleisland – A Microcosm of Japanese Knotweed Infestation

Castleisland – A Microcosm of Japanese Knotweed Infestation

  If you were to take Castleisland as a microcosm of the Japanese Knotweed problem you could easily see why and conclude that its rampant march throughout Ireland and the UK looks unstoppable. The countryside around here is now paying the price of years of neglect of the progress of the seemingly indestructible weed as…