Fame’s Five-Day Stage School Set for Castleisland Summer Camp

Fame’s Five-Day Stage School Set for Castleisland Summer Camp

A well established stage school which is already running for 15 years in the Mid Kerry and South Kerry areas has revealed plans to bring its artistry, magic and skills to Castleisland Community Centre from July 26th to 30th inclusive from 10am to 1pm daily.  “Fame in Castleisland will be a five-day, Monday to Friday…

Firies Football, Hurling and Ladies Club Unveil Moriartys as Academy Sponsor

Firies Football, Hurling and Ladies Club Unveil Moriartys as Academy Sponsor

Fires football and hurling academy has gone from strength to strength in recent years thanks to the expansion of its catchment areas which includes Firies, Farranfore and Ballyhar.   Up to 150 boys and girls ranging from U-5s to U- 9s, disembark onto Páirc Éamonn each weekend along with the ever enthusiastic coaches in a…

The Late Dr. Patrick Noel Daly, Farranfore

The Late Dr. Patrick Noel Daly, Farranfore

The death has occurred of Dr. Patrick Noel Daly, retired District Medical Officer, Farranfore, Co. Kerry and formerly of Shepperton Park, Leap, Co. Cork. Peacefully, at home on 24 July 2019. Deeply regretted by his beloved wife Maureen, children Ann, Pat, Margaret and Emer, daughter-in-law Alacoque and sons-in-law Roddy, Enda and John, eleven grandchildren, sister…

Kerry Community Games Champion Receives Community IT Award

Kerry Community Games Champion Receives Community IT Award

Margaret Culloty was recently presented with the Age Action Silver Surfer /Community Champion IT Award at a presentation ceremony at The Helix Theatre, DCU, Dublin Margaret, from Firies is and has been the County Secretary of Denny Kerry Community Games for the past 23 years. She is familiar figure, surrounded by the modern machinery of…

Appeal for Road Safety as Rás Mumhan Passes on Good Friday

Appeal for Road Safety as Rás Mumhan Passes on Good Friday

The Kerry Group Ras Mumhan, Four Day International Cycle Race gets under way on the roads of Kerry and Limerick on Good Friday next April 19th and will finish on Easter Monday morning April 22nd. Through Castleisland The race, and all it entails, will pass through Castleisland on Good Friday afternoon at approximately 4pm to…

St. Patrick’s Secondary School win County Colleges Cup Final

St. Patrick’s Secondary School win County Colleges Cup Final

St. Patrick’s Secondary School Castleisland emerged victorious over Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí in the Kerry Post Primary Schools’ Brendan O’Shea Cup final played on Thursday in an immaculate Austin Stack Park. St. Patrick’s Castleisland 6-10 – Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí 3-8 Both schools entered this final with confidence after good victories in the previous rounds. Scoreboard Ticking It was St.…

The late Denis McMahon, Ballyhar and Churchtown, Castleisland

The late Denis McMahon, Ballyhar and Churchtown, Castleisland

The death has occurred of Denis McMahon, Ballyhar, Killarney, Co. Kerry and formerly of Churchtown, Castleisland. Peacefully on the 24th of August 2018, at home. Predeceased by his brother Pat and sister Mary. Deeply mourned by his loving wife Margaret, daughters Maureen and Gretta, son Jerry and Fiancé Niamh, grandchildren Maebh and Aoife, Aunts Betty…

John Twiss Story for BBC One Screening Next Month

There was always a strong and unwavering conviction in these parts that the unfortunate John Twiss was completely innocent of what became infamous as The Glenlara Murder. This was the beating to death of a bailiff, James Donovan, in that part of North Cork on April 21st. 1894. Trial and Hanging The trial and eventual…

The Kerry Magazine 2018 Launched

The Kerry Magazine 2018 Launched

The Kerry Magazine is published annually by the Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society and edited by Marie O’Sullivan. Issue No. 28, 2018 was launched on Tuesday, November 28, in the Kerry County Library in Tralee by John Breen, Director of the Services, Kerry County Council. A Range of Articles Between its covers is a range…

The Late Michael O’Connor, Killegane, Castleisland and late of Lisheen, Firies

The Late Michael O’Connor, Killegane, Castleisland and late of Lisheen, Firies

The death has occurred of Michael O’Connor, Killegane, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and late of Lisheen, Firies. June 18th 2017. Peacefully after a short illness at University Hospital Kerry. Sadly missed by his wife Mary, son Maurice, daughter Elaine, sister Joan, brothers: Tom, Brendan, Moss and Connie; sister-in-law Breda, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives, neighbours and…