On-Line Entry Nets Split the Bucket €925 Prize for Pamela

On-Line Entry Nets Split the Bucket €925 Prize for Pamela

Last week’s Castleisland AFC Split the Bucket winner, Catherine Doran from Brosna collected her winning cheque for €940 from Thomas  Mann of the Crown Bar  at Saturday night’s draw.   As draw host, Tomas pulled out this week’s winner. An online entry for local woman Pamela  Kinahan won her €925 and she will collect her…

Pat Curtin, Knocknagoshel – A Second Time Split the Bucket Winner

Pat Curtin, Knocknagoshel – A Second Time Split the Bucket Winner

As last week’s Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket  winnner, Brid Brosnan was collecting her cheque for €940 from Cathriona O’Connor-Daly from the Fountain Bar last Saturday night, Cathriona also pulled out this week’s lucky winner. And it proved to be second time lucky and lightening strikes twice and all that for Knocknagoshel man, Pat Curtin – an online  winnerof €938. It was a year…

Calls and Good Wishes Pouring in for Mikey’s 90th Birthday

Calls and Good Wishes Pouring in for Mikey’s 90th Birthday

Around this time a decade ago, a bar full of family, neighbours and friends at ‘The Fountain’ wished Michael ‘Mikey’ Conway a happy 80th birthday and they wished him many more. They got their wish and now 10 years on today he’s marking his 90th and looking and sounding more like a man half of…

Elizabeth Culhane’s €1,039 Turn to Split the Bucket

Elizabeth Culhane’s €1,039 Turn to Split the Bucket

The winner of the Castleisland Split the Bucket draw held in the Fountain Bar on Saturday 29th February 29th was Elizabeth Culhane. Elizabeth won €1,039. The next draw will be held in Tom McCarthy’s Bar on this Saturday 7th March. Split the Bucket – How to Play Buckets and envelopes are available in pubs and…

Joe Splits the Bucket with Castleisland RFC – Again

Joe Splits the Bucket with Castleisland RFC – Again

The winner of the Split the Bucket draw held in The Halfway Bar in Ballymacelligott on Saturday, February 22nd was Joe O’Callaghan. Joe won €1,266. Taxi driver, Joe is one of the lucky few to have won the draw twice as his envelope was pulled from the drum previously on September 22-2018 and he won…

Shane Brennan Split the Bucket with Castleisland RFC for his €1,150 Share

Shane Brennan Split the Bucket with Castleisland RFC for his €1,150 Share

The winner of last Saturday night’s Split the Bucket draw which was held in the Fountain Bar on December 7th. was Shane Brennan, Killarney Road. Shane won €1,150. The next draw will be held in The Halfway Bar, Ballymacelligott on Saturday, December 14th. Split the Bucket – How to Play Buckets and envelopes are available…

The Late Mike ‘Curly Mike’ O’Connor, Dooneen, Castleisland

The Late Mike ‘Curly Mike’ O’Connor, Dooneen, Castleisland

The death has occurred of Mike ‘Curly Mike’ O’Connor, Dooneen, Castleisland, Co. Kerry. On November 4th 2019, peacefully, surrounded by his loving family in the excellent care of the I.C.U. team at University Hospital, Limerick. Sadly missed by his loving wife Kathleen Murphy, his adored family: Ann Marie, Jim, Mary, Siobhán and Daniel, his cherished…

Rugby Club to Split the Bucket with Hospice on Friday Night

Rugby Club to Split the Bucket with Hospice on Friday Night

The Palliative Care Unit of the Kerry Hospice Foundation will be the beneficiary of Castleisland Rugby Club’s half of the innovative ‘Split The Bucket Draw’ on its first event of 2019 which will take place on this Friday night, January 4th. The draw will be held in The Half Way Bar in Ballymacelligott. Pushing for…

Paul Malpass, RIP – ‘A Right Good Send-Off’

Paul Malpass, RIP – ‘A Right Good Send-Off’

  The community in Castleisland displayed the strength at its core yesterday morning when its members turned out in force for the funeral of its adopted Englishman, Paul Malpass. Tangney’s Funeral Home overflowed for the 10.15am rosary and the crowd waited on to walk the short distance with the cortege to the Church of Saints…

Fund Razors Break €5K Barrier For Kerry Charity

Fund Razors Break €5K Barrier For Kerry Charity

A highly posted beard and head shave took place on the Saturday night of March 15th at The Kingdom House Bar here in Castleisland. The event drew a huge attendance as the St. Patrick’s weekend celebrations were getting under way on that weekend. Last Saturday night, host, Helen Leen and her fellow organisers presented a fine…