Unique Pres Castleisland Team and Coach Honoured in Virtual Celebration

Unique Pres Castleisland Team and Coach Honoured in Virtual Celebration

On Friday, Presentation Secondary School, Castleisland held a virtual celebration to acknowledge the achievement of the school’s U-15 girls basketball team. The coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc with the team’s plans to compete at an international level. However, on this occasion team members: Orlaith O’Connor, Doireann O’Sullivan, Blathnaid Casey, Muireann Walsh, Rebecca Reidy, Ciara Cronin, Clodagh…

Three-in-a-row for Pres Castleisland Student Entrepreneurs

Three-in-a-row for Pres Castleisland Student Entrepreneurs

Presentation Castleisland has claimed the top prize at the Kerry Enterprise County Final in the Junior Category – for the third year in a row. For the second year in a row, they have claimed the top prize in both the Junior and Intermediate Category and also claimed the Entrepreneurial Educator of the Year for…

Pres Girls Win Unique Basketball League and Cup Double

Pres Girls Win Unique Basketball League and Cup Double

The U-14 A basketball team from Presentation Castleisland won the All-Ireland Schools’ Basketball League on Sunday 12th May in UL. By defeating rivals, Portlaoise on the score 34/17 the team completed a unique double as in February they defeated the same opposition in the cup final in the National Arena, Tallaght. A Double Double The…

Vincent Murphy on Board as Kerry Ladies Go to the Dogs

Vincent Murphy on Board as Kerry Ladies Go to the Dogs

  Kerry Ladies Gaelic Football Association is literally going to the dogs. On the 25th of May both club and county have joined forces to create a unique fundraiser at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium for the betterment of ladies football in Kerry. Vincent Murphy Sports as Sponsor Meanwhile, Kerry LGFA welcomed Vincent Murphy Sports, Killarney…

Silver Medals for Moms as Mothers’ Day Gesture

Silver Medals for Moms as Mothers’ Day Gesture

St. Mary’s U-14 girls contested the All Ireland ‘A’ Club Championships at the weekend. They had a loss in their first game against Limerck Celtics by just four points. By Liz Galwey, PRO But they went on to have wins over KUBS and Fr. Matthews in the next two games to secure a place in…

St. Mary’s Basketball Club News

St. Mary’s Basketball Club News

St. Mary’s Basketball Club U-16 Girls B had a huge win at home on Saturday. Jane Lawlor had an impressive 28 points from the fifty scored by the girls. By: Liz Galwey PRO Results Division two men St. Mary’s 78 Gneeveguilla 50 U-12 girls division 1 B Bobcats 31 St. Mary’s 15 U-16 girls division…

Public Rosary to Mark Fatima Apparition 100th

Public Rosary to Mark Fatima Apparition 100th

There have been many sightings at the Back-of-the-Forge at all times of the day and night over the years. However, today’s apparition caused more curiosity that anything that ever happened there before. Only the knocking of the old weighbridge hut in October 1993 could compere with it. Goodness in their Hearts With only goodness in…

Passion Play the Centre-point of Holy Week Ceremonies in Castleisland

Passion Play the Centre-point of Holy Week Ceremonies in Castleisland

It’s an enduringly sad and sorrowful story of the betrayal of a good man. It’s one that darkened the whole of Holy Week ever since the first, or certainly most celebrated, crucifixion over 2,000 years ago. Its dramatic story line and turns and twists in the telling is what grips us and draws us back…