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Pa Daly TD Calls for Expanded Public Dental Service in Kerry

Pa Daly TD Calls for Expanded Public Dental Service in Kerry

Pa Daly, Sinn Féin TD for Kerry, has called on the Minister for Health to expand Public Dental Service in the county. “Since I was elected I have been continually approached by medical card holders who cannot access any dental care in Kerry,” Teachta Daly said this week. “For a few months in 2022, one… Read more…

Community College Wins Two-in-a-Row South West Basketball Titles

Community College Wins Two-in-a-Row South West Basketball Titles

The Castleisland Community College U-19 girls team won the A Division South West Basketball League for the second year in a row. “Great praise is due to the girls for their dedication and skill, not to mention their trainer Denny Porter and managers Yvonne Rice and Anna Kerin,” said a delighted school spokesperson. “Winning the… Read more…

Brosna GAA Club and Parish News Round-Up

Brosna GAA Club and Parish News Round-Up

The Land Struggle It was no struggle to step out on a starlit night to visit our revitalised parish hall for the launch party for Thomas Roche’s latest book The Brosna Land Struggle 1876-1916. The book is not only well researched but an exciting read. It describes the extraordinary sacrifices and efforts of our ancestors to… Read more…

Now is the Time the Birds Really Need Us – BirdWatch Ireland

Now is the Time the Birds Really Need Us – BirdWatch Ireland

BirdWatch Ireland is advising people who really are for the birds that now is the time that our feathered friends really need us. And, with the forecast warning of plunging temperatures, it really is time to get the bird feeders out and active. The organisation also advises that a diversity of foods will allow us… Read more…

Minister Foley Welcomes Over €1.4m in Funding for Kerry Airport

Minister Foley Welcomes Over €1.4m in Funding for Kerry Airport

Minister for Education and Kerry TD Norma Foley welcomes today’s announcement of €1,434,355 in funding for Kerry Airport under the Regional Airports Programme 2021-2025. This tranche of Government funding provides targeted support for vital safety and security operations at the airports such as air traffic control, fire services and security, ensuring airports can continue to… Read more…

Friday Night Tribute to Castleisland Moonlighter Captain Bob Finn

Friday Night Tribute to Castleisland Moonlighter Captain Bob Finn

A publication honouring the memory of Bob Finn, founder of the Castleisland Moonlighters will be launched by former Fine Gael politician and government Minister Jimmy Deenihan at the River Island Hotel, Castleisland on Friday, December 9th 2022 at 8pm. This is a sister booklet to the recently launched A Sketch of Rev William Casey, PP,… Read more…

Urgent Appeal for Information on Missing and Blind Pet

Urgent Appeal for Information on Missing and Blind Pet

Two pet dogs got out from their housing around 2pm today and one of them returned. The one in the photograph is still missing. He is blind and the owner is appealing for people in the Castleisland town area to keep a look out for him. Both dogs are microchipped and the owner would appreciate… Read more…

Patricia Kerins is This Week’s Split the Bucket Winner

Patricia Kerins is This Week’s Split the Bucket Winner

Last week’s Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket Draw winner Mary McCarthy of The Central Bar collected her  winnings of €950 from Eileen O’Connor at Eileen’s Cafe. And the big news from this week’s draw is that any member of the Split the Bucket lucky Murphy family didn’t win the pot as Eileen picked out Patricia… Read more…

An Ríocht AC Calls for Support as Walk Upgrade Continues

An Ríocht AC Calls for Support as Walk Upgrade Continues

The Castleisland based An Ríocht Athletic Club draw organisers, Joe Walsh and Tom O’Leary are urging people in the area to support their ongoing, weekly An Ríocht 50/50 Draw. On that note, they’re putting your money where their mouths are as they’ve begun the second phase of tarmacing the walk around the perimeter of the… Read more…

The Late Frank ‘Francie’ Kenny, Cahernard, Killarney Road, Castleisland

The Late Frank ‘Francie’ Kenny, Cahernard, Killarney Road, Castleisland

The death has occurred of Frank ‘Francie’ Kenny, ex Kerry Group, Cahernard, Killarney Road, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of Counguilla, Scartaglen. Unexpectedly at home, on December 2nd 2022. Sadly missed by his loving wife Kate, his adored family: Ted, Maureen and Margo, son-in-law Tim Healy, his cherished two grandchildren Adam and David, brothers Ted,… Read more…

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Pa Daly TD Calls for Expanded Public Dental Service in Kerry

Pa Daly TD Calls for Expanded Public Dental Service in Kerry

Pa Daly, Sinn Féin TD for Kerry, has called on the Minister for Health to expand Public Dental Service in the county. “Since I was elected I have been continually approached by medical card holders who cannot access any dental care in Kerry,” Teachta Daly said this week. “For a few months in 2022, one… Read more…

Community College Wins Two-in-a-Row South West Basketball Titles

Community College Wins Two-in-a-Row South West Basketball Titles

The Castleisland Community College U-19 girls team won the A Division South West Basketball League for the second year in a row. “Great praise is due to the girls for their dedication and skill, not to mention their trainer Denny Porter and managers Yvonne Rice and Anna Kerin,” said a delighted school spokesperson. “Winning the… Read more…

Brosna GAA Club and Parish News Round-Up

Brosna GAA Club and Parish News Round-Up

The Land Struggle It was no struggle to step out on a starlit night to visit our revitalised parish hall for the launch party for Thomas Roche’s latest book The Brosna Land Struggle 1876-1916. The book is not only well researched but an exciting read. It describes the extraordinary sacrifices and efforts of our ancestors to… Read more…

Now is the Time the Birds Really Need Us – BirdWatch Ireland

Now is the Time the Birds Really Need Us – BirdWatch Ireland

BirdWatch Ireland is advising people who really are for the birds that now is the time that our feathered friends really need us. And, with the forecast warning of plunging temperatures, it really is time to get the bird feeders out and active. The organisation also advises that a diversity of foods will allow us… Read more…

Minister Foley Welcomes Over €1.4m in Funding for Kerry Airport

Minister Foley Welcomes Over €1.4m in Funding for Kerry Airport

Minister for Education and Kerry TD Norma Foley welcomes today’s announcement of €1,434,355 in funding for Kerry Airport under the Regional Airports Programme 2021-2025. This tranche of Government funding provides targeted support for vital safety and security operations at the airports such as air traffic control, fire services and security, ensuring airports can continue to… Read more…

Friday Night Tribute to Castleisland Moonlighter Captain Bob Finn

Friday Night Tribute to Castleisland Moonlighter Captain Bob Finn

A publication honouring the memory of Bob Finn, founder of the Castleisland Moonlighters will be launched by former Fine Gael politician and government Minister Jimmy Deenihan at the River Island Hotel, Castleisland on Friday, December 9th 2022 at 8pm. This is a sister booklet to the recently launched A Sketch of Rev William Casey, PP,… Read more…

Urgent Appeal for Information on Missing and Blind Pet

Urgent Appeal for Information on Missing and Blind Pet

Two pet dogs got out from their housing around 2pm today and one of them returned. The one in the photograph is still missing. He is blind and the owner is appealing for people in the Castleisland town area to keep a look out for him. Both dogs are microchipped and the owner would appreciate… Read more…

Patricia Kerins is This Week’s Split the Bucket Winner

Patricia Kerins is This Week’s Split the Bucket Winner

Last week’s Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket Draw winner Mary McCarthy of The Central Bar collected her  winnings of €950 from Eileen O’Connor at Eileen’s Cafe. And the big news from this week’s draw is that any member of the Split the Bucket lucky Murphy family didn’t win the pot as Eileen picked out Patricia… Read more…

An Ríocht AC Calls for Support as Walk Upgrade Continues

An Ríocht AC Calls for Support as Walk Upgrade Continues

The Castleisland based An Ríocht Athletic Club draw organisers, Joe Walsh and Tom O’Leary are urging people in the area to support their ongoing, weekly An Ríocht 50/50 Draw. On that note, they’re putting your money where their mouths are as they’ve begun the second phase of tarmacing the walk around the perimeter of the… Read more…

The Late Frank ‘Francie’ Kenny, Cahernard, Killarney Road, Castleisland

The Late Frank ‘Francie’ Kenny, Cahernard, Killarney Road, Castleisland

The death has occurred of Frank ‘Francie’ Kenny, ex Kerry Group, Cahernard, Killarney Road, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of Counguilla, Scartaglen. Unexpectedly at home, on December 2nd 2022. Sadly missed by his loving wife Kate, his adored family: Ted, Maureen and Margo, son-in-law Tim Healy, his cherished two grandchildren Adam and David, brothers Ted,… Read more…

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