Second National Stock-judging Title for Scartaglin’s Jack Walsh

Second National Stock-judging Title for Scartaglin’s Jack Walsh

Scartaglen man Jack Walsh represented Kerry in the recent National Macra Na Feirme Dairy Stockjudging Competition finals in Bruree, Co. Limerick. “While contestants came from all over Ireland for the coveted title, it was our own Jack who was successful in securing the U-23 trophy,” said Kerry Macra PRO Joanne Lawlor. “Having won the U-23…

The Late John Joe Tangney, Coolnagearagh, Scartaglen, Co. Kerry.

The Late John Joe Tangney, Coolnagearagh, Scartaglen, Co. Kerry.

The death has occurred of John Joe Tangney, Coolnagearagh, Scartaglen, Co. Kerry. Peacefully, at home on May 7th. 2022, surrounded by his loving family, in his 100th year. Predeceased by his son-in-law Brendan, brother Bill and sisters Kate and Nora. John Joe will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife Mary, nee Kerins,…

Sliabh Luachra Drama Group Members Can’t Wait for Opening Night

Sliabh Luachra Drama Group Members Can’t Wait for Opening Night

After two years of uncertainty and not knowing what the future may bring, we are absolutely thrilled to be able to return to the stage with the hilarious comedy, It’s The Real McCoy. You could wring the delight from that opening line of reaction from the Sliabh Luachra Drama group members as they prepare to…

Extra Nights with Drama in Great Demand in Scart

Extra Nights with Drama in Great Demand in Scart

“Due to demand we have put on two more extra nights as we were sold out again and our cancellation list was so long,” said Moira Hughes in what looked more like an S.O.S. than a mere message. Frequently Recurring Theme I did warn patrons here a few weeks ago that this outfit, the Sliabh…

Sliabh Luachra Drama Group Ticket Rush Demands Two Extra Dates

Sliabh Luachra Drama Group Ticket Rush Demands Two Extra Dates

The Scartaglin based Sliabh Luachra Drama Group has just had a great weekend with their staging of ‘It’s the Real McCoy by Tommy Marren. They sold out the Saturday and Sunday night shows and are sold out again this coming Friday and Saturday nights. “We have only a few tickets left for the coming Sunday…

It’s The Real McCoy for Scart Stage this Weekend – and Next

It’s The Real McCoy for Scart Stage this Weekend – and Next

The Scartaglen based Sliabh Luachra Drama Group members declared themselves delighted to present the Tommy Marren play It’s The Real McCoy from this Friday night at the Sliabh Luachra Heritage Centre, Scartaglen. This is a hilarious, three act comedy set in rural Ireland in 1964. It’s the story of two dramatic days in the life…

Life After Dermot – Sliabh Luachra Group Back on the Boards

Life After Dermot – Sliabh Luachra Group Back on the Boards

After a time marked and saddened by the passing of one of their towers of strength, members of the Scartaglin based Sliabh Luachra Drama Group are back threading the boards.  This year’s addition to their always appreciated offerings is Translations by Brian Friel at their local heritage centre from this weekend on. There’s a habit…

The Late  Dermot O’Leary, Knockrour East, Scartaglen

The Late Dermot O’Leary, Knockrour East, Scartaglen

The death has occurred of Dermot O’Leary, Knockrour East, Scartaglen, Co. Kerry on June 30th, 2018. Peacefully, in the excellent care of the staff of University Hospital Kerry. Dermot will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Mary nee Reidy and devoted children, Danny and Eileen, daughter-in-law Claire and his adored grandson, Andy. Deeply regretted…

‘National Treasure’ on Scart Stage for One Night Only

‘National Treasure’ on Scart Stage for One Night Only

In the absence of a home produced play at the Scartaglin Heritage Centre this season, the resident Sliabh Luachra Drama Group reached out and found exactly what it wanted. “We’re bringing Seamus O Rourke a Leitrim man with his self-penned play Padraig Potts Guide to Walking,” said group founder member, actress and spokesperson, Nora Walsh.…

Good Friday Night Passion Play Endorsed by Huge Attendance

Good Friday Night Passion Play Endorsed by Huge Attendance

A huge attendance from this and neighbouring parishes provided Monsignor Dan O’Riordan, director, Jerome Stack, the Castleisland Parish Choir and the actors with the kind of endorsement their well rehearsed efforts deserved. The Passion and Death of Christ was staged around the altar area of the Church of Saints Stephen and John with an 8pm…