Irish Olympian Jerry Kiernan Has Died at 67 – RTÉ News

Irish Olympian Jerry Kiernan Has Died at 67 – RTÉ News

The RTÉ news website has announced the death of the Brosna born international athlete and commentator, Jerry Kiernan at the age of 67. He represented Ireland at the 1984 Olympics and later became one of our foremost commentators on athletics on RTÉ radio and television. “A long-distance runner, the Listowel native represented Ireland at the 1984…

Improvements to Glanageenty Walkways Access Road Welcomed – John Lenihan

Improvements to Glanageenty Walkways Access Road Welcomed – John Lenihan

Thinking and acting along the lines that local and potential tourist attractions could do with all the help they and their promoters can get, Cllr. Bobby O’Connell heard and heeded an appeal on behalf of Glanageenty Walkways. But then the signatory to the appeal was none other than John Lenihan – a former world hill…

The Late William Lenihan, Toureen, Glanageenty, Ballymacelligott

The Late William Lenihan, Toureen, Glanageenty, Ballymacelligott

The death has occurred of William Lenihan, (84)  Flemby, Ballymacelligott, Tralee, Co. Kerry and late of Toureen, Glanageenty, Ballymacelligott. Passed away peacefully at home on September 24th 2019. Beloved husband of Stella and much loved father of John, Ann and Winnie. Sadly missed by his loving wife and family, daughter-in-law Mary, sons-in-law Patrick and Seamus,…

Thanks for Church Gate Contributions – Kerry Mental Health Association

Thanks for Church Gate Contributions – Kerry Mental Health Association

Kerry Mental Health Association (KMHA) Castleisland District Branch members wish to thank the community for its contribution to their recent annual church gate collection. The collection raised €1,395.  The branch covers Castleisland, Cordal, Scartaglin, Knocknagoshel, Ballymacelligot and Clogher, Currow and Currans. Second Chance on Main Street The branch also raises funds through its charity shop,…

John Houlihan appointed Glanageenty Historical and Environmental Officer

John Houlihan appointed Glanageenty Historical and Environmental Officer

Glanageenty Walkways Committee has appointed John Houlihan as Historical and Environmental Officer of the walkways and surrounding area. The Caherciveen native, Currow resident has hit the ground running and he has launched a search for the lesser known stories, history and heritage of the area. Historical Documents He is appealing to anyone who has historical…

Camera Club Coffee Morning and Exhibition

Camera Club Coffee Morning and Exhibition

Castleisland Camera Club will hold a charity coffee morning and photographic exhibition on Saturday, November 18th. from 11am to 2pm in J.K. O’Connor’s. “Tea/coffee will be served while people are treated to a display of some of the photos which will be available to purchase on the day also,’ said club PRO, Breda McGaley. Raffle…

Castleisland Camera Club Developments

Castleisland Camera Club Developments

Castleisland Camera Club had another very successful meeting last Thursday night with more new members in attendance. By Breda McGaley PRO Con Dennehy also attended and gave a very comprehensive talk to the group before answering questions on photography and camera basics. Something for Everyone The club is made up of people of varying ability…

Castleisland Camera Club’s Third Meeting Tonight

Castleisland Camera Club’s Third Meeting Tonight

Out of a need for such a club or support group in the general area, a cabal of local, keen photographers from this and surrounding parishes got together last month and from this emerged Castleisland Camera Club. Now, the club is about to hold its third meeting tonight, Thursday, April 20th at 8:15pm. The previous…

The Development of Castleisland Camera Club

The Development of Castleisland Camera Club

A group of keen, self described, amateur photographers from Castleisland, Cordal, Currow and Ballymacelligott got together last week on Thursday night in the River Island Hotel and formed a new club. Officers Elected The club is to be known as Castleisland Camera Club. Officers elected on the night are as follows: Chairman, Pat Hartnett; Secetary,…

Kerry Bravehearts: Stories of Bravery from Cover to Cover

Kerry Bravehearts: Stories of Bravery from Cover to Cover

The transition from photographer/reporter/editor on weekly publications to author / publisher of books is a mighty leap. It’s a mighty leap of faith, hope and a dash of bravery too. Currow native and resident, Con Dennehy gave it a go and made it to ‘the other side’ without a scratch. In fact he’s about to…