GoFundMe Appeal Launched to Help with Castleisland Man’s Funeral in London

GoFundMe Appeal Launched to Help with Castleisland Man’s Funeral in London

An appeal has been launched by the daughter of the late Daniel Sugrue (52) of Castleisland who died suddenly in his adopted home in London on October 17th last. Daniel Sugrue is survived by his son Jack and his daughter Lily. In addition, he leaves behind a close-knit family consisting of his sisters: Mag, Philomena,…

Ballymac Unites For Little Rose O’Flaherty’s Sunday Morning Fundraiser

Ballymac Unites For Little Rose O’Flaherty’s Sunday Morning Fundraiser

Castleisland and Corca Dhuibhne Municipal District Chairman Cllr. Fionnán Fitzgerald sent in notification that Ballymacelligott GAA Club Health and Wellbeing committee together with the wider community are organising a fundraising event for Rose O’Flaherty this Sunday, July 11th. Rose, from Ballymac, is a vibrant four-year-old who suffers from Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA.) All proceeds will…

Scartaglen NS Going the GoFundMe Route to Astro Turf Pitch / Playground

Scartaglen NS Going the GoFundMe Route to Astro Turf Pitch / Playground

Scartaglen National School Parents’ Council in partnership with its fundraising committee are undertaking a major drive through a GoFundMe page to provide an all-weather astroturf playing field/sports facility on the grounds of the school.  “In March 2020 we had just begun this fundraising journey when Covid-19 hit. Our proposed ‘Night At The Dogs’ had to…

Friends and Family Helping Ned Flynn Make his Cordal Home Wheelchair Accessible

Friends and Family Helping Ned Flynn Make his Cordal Home Wheelchair Accessible

Family, friends and neighbours of Cordal man Ned Flynn are rallying to his side and have set up a GoFundMe page. Ned was seriously injured in a road traffic accident on the outskirts of Castleisland on January 2nd. this year. The fundraiser is to help make Ned’s family home wheelchair accessible for when he is…

Good News: Dad’s Update on His Only Child and Beautiful Daughter’s Recovery

Good News: Dad’s Update on His Only Child and Beautiful Daughter’s Recovery

Around this time last year a heart-rending appeal from the father of a young woman who was the victim of a hit and run driver in Romania hit the news locally. Titus and Annamaria Hara’s daughter Diana had been through the primary and secondary school system in Castleisland before going on to study psychology at…

Cordal Community Preschool and Afterschool Going the GoFundMe Route

Cordal Community Preschool and Afterschool Going the GoFundMe Route

Cordal Community Preschool and Afterschool is a community run project and a non-profit childcare facility which operates on the grounds of Kilmurry National School in Cordal, Castleisland, Co. Kerry. This service is run by a voluntary committee and presently employs up to four staff since the year 2000. “In 2019 a significant milestone was reached…

Dad makes Heartfelt GoFundMe Support Appeal for Injured Daughter

Dad makes Heartfelt GoFundMe Support Appeal for Injured Daughter

I just got in the following letter from a Castleisland based father of a young woman whose promising life was turned upside down when she was severely injured in a hit and run incident abroad. A friend described Diana Hara, who worked here in shops in Castleisland and spoke fluently in five languages, as a…

Miriam Joy Cancer Fund Raises €36,318 of €120,000 on Day One

Miriam Joy Cancer Fund Raises €36,318 of €120,000 on Day One

A local mother of two little boys is fighting for her life and both sides of her extended family have joined forces and launched an appeal through a ‘gofundme’ page to help pay for the new direction her treatment is taking her. At the time of going to press the initiative has raised €36,318 from…