Meeting Shana Pembroke – The Chicago Rose

Meeting Shana Pembroke – The Chicago Rose

There won’t be a calf or a cat fed in Currow or Knock tonight as ‘their Rose’ Shana Pembroke, representing Chicago, is scheduled to be first on the RTÉ One show with Dáithí Ó Sé at 8pm. The 24-year-old graduate student from Chicago, Illinois is the youngest in her family and has two older sisters.…

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,…

Margaret’s Gang Makes €18,510 Donation to Cancer Support Group

Margaret’s Gang Makes €18,510 Donation to Cancer Support Group

Altruism is now rural Ireland’s only thriving industry. It’s not official – nor will it ever be made so. That would be an embarrassment to those who should be providing funds for the services which the altruistic prop up on an ongoing basis. Me and my equals from the various media outlets in rural Ireland…

Ivy Leaf Ready to Stage its 30th Kerry Drama Festival

Ivy Leaf Ready to Stage its 30th Kerry Drama Festival

Jerome Stack has been the director of the Kerry Drama Festival for the past 30 years. He’s been in the position since the revival of the festival in 1988 after it had lapsed in 1971. There’s no one in a better position than Jerome to realise how privileged local audiences have been with so many…