Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club A.G.M.

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club A.G.M.

Interm PRO, Denis O’Donovan reports on the recent 2019 AGM of Castleisland Desmond’s GAA club which took place at the River Island Hotel and was very well attended. Secretary’s Report In his secretary’s report the outgoing Colm Kirwan gave a detailed account of the club’s activities during the year. The senior team played 21 competitive…

Jason McCarthy’s US Ryder Cup Million Dollar Challenge Delight

Jason McCarthy’s US Ryder Cup Million Dollar Challenge Delight

The English World War 1 poet Rupert Brooke wrote, in the course of his poem The Soldier: ‘That there’s some corner of a foreign field That is for ever England.’ Castleisland golfer Jason McCarthy could borrow the line and paraphrase it in immeasurably happier circumstances than those of the unfortunate Brooke (1887 – 1915) Memorable…

AGM time for Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club

AGM time for Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club

The Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club AGM will be held on Monday night, December17th. in the River Island Hotel at 8pm. By: Pat Hartnett, PRO This is the most important meeting of the year and all paid up members are encouraged to attend as we review and plan for the future. Please note that nomination forms…

Expert Speakers for Chamber / B.O.I. Thursday Evening Event

Expert Speakers for Chamber / B.O.I. Thursday Evening Event

Bank of Ireland in conjunction with Castleisland Chamber Alliance are hosting a ‘Shaping your Business into the Future’ event on this Thursday evening, April 19th in the River Island Hotel from 6pm to 8pm. Excellent Speakers The event has a panel of excellent speakers lined up and they will provide expert insight into improving and…

John Brennan Appointed Desmonds Seniors’ Manager

John Brennan Appointed Desmonds Seniors’ Manager

John Brennan has been appointed as manager of the Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club senior football team for 2018. John has confirmed that Kieran O’Callaghan, Nelius Lyons, Martin O’Donoghue and Dan Kearney, as trainer, will be an integral part of his management team. Chairman, Jimmy O’Connell expressed his delight with the new management team and was…

A Good Week for Desmonds Teams

A Good Week for Desmonds Teams

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club senior men’s team travelled to play their first competitive game of 2017 when they played Listowel Emmets in Round 1 of the North Kerry League. By: Gerdie Murphy The visitors came home with the points on the score of 3-11 to 1-14.  This was overall a very good team display on…