Social Media Companies Must Face Down Abuse on Businesses – Daly

Social Media Companies Must Face Down Abuse on Businesses – Daly

Sinn Féin TD for Kerry, Pa Daly, has spoken about his concern over abuse of Kerry businesses on social media. Teachta Daly said that he is disappointed but not surprised to see the abuse of pubs, restaurants and other hospitality businesses through their social media outlets. “Comments and messages are one thing, and some of… Continue Reading

Men of the Road, Heavy Over-Coats and The Homes of Donegal

Men of the Road, Heavy Over-Coats and The Homes of Donegal

I heard a song on Lyric FM this morning which was a soundtrack to a period of my life that was coloured by a collection of ‘men of the road’ who rambled in to our house in Knocknagore, Tralee Road, Castleisland.  They just seemed to land on in an instinctive kind of way – in… Read more…

The Late Margaret O’Sullivan, Oakpark and Kevin Barry’s Villas, Tralee and New York, USA.

The Late Margaret O’Sullivan, Oakpark and Kevin Barry’s Villas, Tralee and New York, USA.

The death has occurred of Margaret O’Sullivan, née Courtney of Ardara, Oakpark, Tralee and formerly of Kevin Barry’s Villas, Tralee and New York, USA. Beloved wife of John and adored mother of John, Michael, Denise and Noreen. Deeply regretted by her heartbroken family – her husband, sons, daughters, grandchildren Shane, Sophie, Kyle, Joshua, Dáithí and… Read more…

Follow Paris and Management Team at the U-18 European Challenge

Follow Paris and Management Team at the U-18 European Challenge

With the country getting its fill of all kinds of sporting activity from Tokyo these days and a trickle of medals coming Ireland’s way, let’s not forget that a Castleisland sportswoman is representing her country in the Czech Republic these days. Paris McCarthy has represented her country in many of Europe’s major basketball arenas over… Read more…

Walk-in Vaccinations for 18s and Over Available in Kerry on Saturday and Tuesday

Walk-in Vaccinations for 18s and Over Available in Kerry on Saturday and Tuesday

The vaccination centres in Kerry in Kerry Sports Academy, Tralee and Killarney Sports & Leisure Centre have planned a  ‘walk-in’ first-dose Covid-19 vaccinations for anyone aged 18 and over.   Anyone in that age category who has not already received a vaccine can attend at Killarney Sports & Leisure centre on Saturday, 31st July or Kerry… Read more…

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel GAA Club News Round-Up

Knocknagoshel Lotto Jackpot Worth €11,000   Next month’s Knocknagoshel GAA Club Lotto jackpot will be worth €11,000 and the draw will be held on August 7th.   Play online using Clubforce or from our lotto boxes in shops throughout the locality. Thanks for the continued support.   Club Results Senior County League Division 4B: Knocknagoshel: 1-15 –… Read more…

Brosna GAA Club and Parish News Round-Up

Brosna GAA Club and Parish News Round-Up

Lights, Camera, Barking Hollywood arrived in Brosna last week with the filming of Joyride taking place in the Village.  The Oscar winner, Olivia Colman, was one of the stars of the show and in between filming she mingled with some of the local extras and observers.  One individual in particular caught her eye. The fabulous Honey,… Read more…

The Late Eileen Reidy, nee Geaney, Meenleitrim, Knocknagoshel and Kilmurry Cross, Cordal

The Late Eileen Reidy, nee Geaney, Meenleitrim, Knocknagoshel and Kilmurry Cross, Cordal

The death has occurred of Eileen Reidy, nee Geaney, Meenleitrim, Knocknagoshel, Co. Kerry and formerly of Kilmurry Cross, Cordal, Castleisland. Peacefully, at her residence on July 25th 2021 in the presence and care of her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Johnny and sister of the late Maureen. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by… Read more…

After All That – Warnings of Thundery Downpours and Spot Flooding

After All That – Warnings of Thundery Downpours and Spot Flooding

What a difference a day makes. As today brings us a reminder of where we are and of how hard it was to imagine today yesterday, Met Éireann has posted warnings of local and spot flooding.  Whatever about the change in temperatures and the disappearance of the sun, these conditions can present grave dangers for… Read more…

€1,000 Split the Bucket Jackpot for This Weekend’s Draw at Kearney’s

€1,000 Split the Bucket Jackpot for This Weekend’s Draw at Kearney’s

This week’s winner of the Castleisland Rugby Club Split the Bucket draw held at Pat Scannell’s Barbers in the Island Centre was Gerrard Reidy, Cordal. Gerrard won €831. The next draw will be held at Kearney’s Bar on Saturday, July 31st at 9pm.  The draw at Kearney’s on Saturday night will be one of the… Read more…