Minister Norma Foley’s Visit to Castleisland Community College

Minister Norma Foley’s Visit to Castleisland Community College

Minister for Education Norma Foley, TD visited Castleisland Community College recently just as students received their Leaving Certificate results. The school community was ecstatic to hear that she was visiting, as last May the Department of Education had chosen the school to present to Minister Foley, the Department of Education inspectors and Unicef due to…

Castleisland Pitch & Putt Club Looking Forward to Post Lock-Down Days

Castleisland Pitch & Putt Club Looking Forward to Post Lock-Down Days

The coming Sunday, May 10th will mark, to the day, the opening of Castleisland Pitch and Putt and Sports Club in 1966. The actual date of its opening was May 8th. but, like everything else at that time, Sundays were reserved for the really big events in communities and in the country as a whole.…

90th Birthday Celebrations for Tom Horan of Inch

90th Birthday Celebrations for Tom Horan of Inch

Tom Horan celebrated his 90th birthday with family members and extended family from various parts of Munster and beyond at the Castletroy Park Hotel, Limerick recently. The Limerick venue was chosen as a gathering point for family members who wished to be there for the great occasion as it proved a central location for all…

Noel’s Timely Re-release of ‘In Honour of Conor’ Poem

Noel’s Timely Re-release of ‘In Honour of Conor’ Poem

There are people who believe that Saturday night’s ‘fight’ between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is the greatest sporting abomination in the history of prize fighting. There are others who think that it’s the greatest event ever to be held within the confines of the square ring. One way or another it’s certainly the richest…

United Nations Feel to Scart on World Fiddle Day

United Nations Feel to Scart on World Fiddle Day

┬áJackie Daly, Emma O’Leary and Kirill Healy played the final notes in a day long session at Kearney’s Bar in Castleisland on Sunday evening to wind up 2017 World Fiddle Day. While Saturday was the main day there were outbreaks of music in Scartaglin on Friday night and in the aforementioned Kearney’s on Sunday. Kirill…