Community College Recycled Sign for Community Garden

Community College Recycled Sign for Community Garden

The sign which has been erected recently at the entrance to the Castleisland Community Garden was designed and made by five Transition Year students from Castleisland Community College under the guidance of their engineering teacher Jacinta Buckley. Ms. Buckley and the students set out to create a sign that blended with the nature of its…

Community College Students Shortlisted for National Physics Competition

Community College Students Shortlisted for National Physics Competition

Shauna O’Keeffe, a third year student from Castleisland Community College, is hoping to win her second national title in as many years in the National Sophia Physics Competition. Shauna was part of a group that won the Junior category last year and this year she undertook her own research and entered the competition again   She…

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…

Scartaglen GAA Club News Round-Up

Scartaglen GAA Club News Round-Up

Congratulations to Shauna Tangney  Scartaglen GAA and Scartaglen Coiste na nÓg would like to send its congratulations to Shauna Tangney who has been selected for the U-14 Kerry Ladies Football Team. By Paul Murphy PRO Shauna has been a prominent member of the Scartaglen teams from U-6s to U12s and is now part of the…

Red Oak and Time Capsule Complete 30th Year College Celebrations

Red Oak and Time Capsule Complete 30th Year College Celebrations

In the final act of its 30th year celebrations, teachers and students at Castleisland Community College also marked the winter solstice by planting a symbolic red oak tree in the grounds of the school. The end of the calendar year, in which the college celebrated the 30th anniversary of its relocation to its current base,…

Traditional ‘Round the Town’ Treatment for Basketball Heroines

Traditional ‘Round the Town’ Treatment for Basketball Heroines

The age old ritual of basketball teams returning to Castleisland in triumph opened a brand new chapter on Sunday evening. This time because the St. Mary’s U-14 Girls came home with the All Ireland ‘A’ Club Championship title. Then, following a well set pattern, cup bearing, medal wearing champions are paraded up and down Main…