‘Diners’ Become the First Split the Bucket Syndicate Winners

‘Diners’ Become the First Split the Bucket Syndicate Winners

The Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket draw has been won by a syndicate for the first time. The draw which was held at Eileen’s Bakery on Saturday was won by the Come Dine with Me syndicate lead by Kay Reidy, Castleisland. Kay decided that since she couldn’t meet up with her friends properly in the…

Wind Farm Fund Applications Open for Lyre and Knocknagoshel Community Projects

Wind Farm Fund Applications Open for Lyre and Knocknagoshel Community Projects

An annual €10,000 Community Fund is now open for 2020 applications and is designed to benefit projects in Knocknagoshel and Lyreacrompane. The South and East Cork Area Development CLG (SECAD) expressed its delight in announcing that the Dromadda Beg Wind Farm Community Fund associated with the Dromadda Beg Wind Farm is now open for applications.…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club’s 200k in a Day Fundraiser

Knocknagoshel GAA Club’s 200k in a Day Fundraiser

Knocknagoshel GAA Club members would like to sincerely thank everyone who donated so generously to the 200k in a Day fundraiser. Donations came in from Knocknagoshel, surrounding parishes, throughout Ireland and around the world. The number and value of donations far exceeded expectation and €5,280 was raised for Knocknagoshel Meals on Wheels. This will make…

Foundation for Ireland Awards €10,000 to Knocknagoshel Meals on Wheels

Foundation for Ireland Awards €10,000 to Knocknagoshel Meals on Wheels

A voluntary group which was set up in Knocknagoshel in 1994 after a survey on the needs of the senior citizens of the area has just been awarded a €10,000 grant from the 2020 Community Foundation of Ireland for its greatly appreciated and far reaching services. The grant couldn’t have come at a better time…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club Members Willing and Able to ‘Do The Messages’

Knocknagoshel GAA Club Members Willing and Able to ‘Do The Messages’

Knocknagoshel GAA Club members are willing to collect groceries, fuel or prescriptions for anyone that is self-isolating at this time. Please contact : Dan on 087 64 11 397; John on 087 71 76 698 or Mike on 086 19 29 558. Meals on Wheels Monday to Saturday Knocknagoshel Meals on Wheels deliver to Knocknagoshel,…

The Late Rose Sheehy, nee Fitzgerald, Renagown, Lyreacrompane, Co. Kerry

The Late Rose Sheehy, nee Fitzgerald, Renagown, Lyreacrompane, Co. Kerry

The death has occurred of Rose Sheehy (nee Fitzgerald), Renagown, Lyreacrompane, Co. Kerry on October 8th 2019. Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family in the wonderful care of the staff of Our Lady of Fatima Nursing Home, Tralee. Beloved wife of the late Tommy. Sadly missed by her loving son Eamonn, daughter Patricia, daughter-in-law Geraldine,…

Up From The Ivy Bridge – The Toughest Climb in North Kerry

Up From The Ivy Bridge – The Toughest Climb in North Kerry

One of the events in this year’s very successful Dan Paddy Andy Festival was the annual 5K/10K Run/Walk along the byways of Lyreacrompane. “The 10K run took the participants through Renagown Crossroads, the site of the Dan Paddy Dancehall from the 1930s to the 60s.,” said co-organiser, Joe Harrington. Pressure On “From there it was…

Humour and Song to Launch Dan Paddy Andy in Lyre

Humour and Song to Launch Dan Paddy Andy in Lyre

There’s no better way to start a festival than with humour and song and that will happen on Bank Holiday Friday night, August 2nd in Lyreacrompane. Then, two mighty entertainers, Bryan Murphy and Pat McCarthy, take to the stage in the Dan Paddy Andy Festival Marquee in Lyreacrompane – according to festival founder and co-organiser,…

Johanna Beer – JoJo, nee Hickey, UK and formerly of Lyreacrompane

Johanna Beer – JoJo, nee Hickey, UK and formerly of Lyreacrompane

The death has occurred of Johanna Beer – JoJo, nee Hickey, Chessington, UK and formerly of Knockanebrack, Lyrecrompane, Listowel, Co. Kerry and also spent time in Longford and Mullingar. Sadly left her family and friends on Wednesday, 5th June 2019. Much loved mother of Patsyanne and Katie and sadly missed by her sister Anne in…

Happy New Year !

Happy New Year !

For better or worse, bad signs or good, plants that shouldn’t be showing their heads until at least March are now bravely breaking ground. The Year Ahead The year ahead is an unknown package. But like every year at this time we wish each other all the happiness we can cope with. On That Note…