Category Archives: Ballymacelligott

‘My Little Library Bags’ for all Children Starting School this Year

‘My Little Library Bags’ for all Children Starting School this Year

To help children to navigate starting school, your local library has put together a bag of books just for them that can be collected at any library. Castleisland librarian, Eileen Murphy sent a notice for the attention of our much younger readers about the ‘My Little Library Bag’ initiative. This is a collaboration between libraries,… Read more…

Kerry Gains Most Blue Flag Awards for its Clean Beaches

Kerry Gains Most Blue Flag Awards for its Clean Beaches

The high standard of the coastal environment in Kerry has been acknowledged with the awarding of 15 Blue Flags for the county’s beaches and coastal amenities for 2022, the highest number in the country. Kerry has retained its current 14 Blue Flags, including 12 at beaches and one each at the Portmagee Seasonal Pontoon (Operated… Read more…

Spirit Boosting Well-Bring Week at Pres Castleisland

Spirit Boosting Well-Bring Week at Pres Castleisland

All at Presentation Castleisland celebrated another of their fantastic well-being weeks recently. “The well-being weeks always spark positivity in abundance, and everyone enjoyed a week jam packed with events that boosted everyone’s spirits,” said teacher Annette Leen. “The range of activities for the week left everyone feeling refreshed and ready for the final month of… Read more…

RTÉ to Record Handed Down Archive Launch in Scart Tonight at 8pm

RTÉ to Record Handed Down Archive Launch in Scart Tonight at 8pm

There must be near a century of layers of recorded music and song from the Sliabh Luachra area in the RTÉ archives by now. Another layer will be added in Scartaglin tonight when the station’s representatives will record the unveiling of the Handed Down Sliabh Luachra Online Archive from 8pm in the local culture and… Read more…

The Late Eileen O’Flynn, nee Kenny, St. Ita’s, College Road, Castleisland and formerly of Roscommon

The Late Eileen O’Flynn, nee Kenny, St. Ita’s, College Road, Castleisland and formerly of Roscommon

The death has occurred of Eileen O’Flynn, nee Kenny, St.Ita’s, College Road, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of Roscommon. Peacefully at home on May 17th 2022 in her 90th year, in the presence and care of her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Con. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her family: Máireád, Anne,… Read more…

The Late Mossie Long, Carrigcannon, Lyreacrompane and formerly of Knocknagoshel

The Late Mossie Long, Carrigcannon, Lyreacrompane and formerly of Knocknagoshel

The death has occurred of Mossie Long, Carrigcannon, Lyreacrompane, Listowel, Co. Kerry and formerly of Scart, Knocknagoshel. Predeceased by his brothers Jer and John Joe, Mossie will be sadly missed by his loving wife Mary, daughters Christina and Eileen, grandson Sean, Sean’s dad Joe, his brothers Albert and Mike, sisters Mary, Kathleen and Noreen, brothers-in-law,… Read more…

Castleisland & Corca Dhuibhne Municipal District Meeting Today from 10:30am

Castleisland & Corca Dhuibhne Municipal District Meeting Today from 10:30am

The next meeting of the members of the Municipal District of Castleisland/Corca Dhuibhne will be held via MS Teams today Thursday, May 19th. at 10.30am to consider the under mentioned items. Notices of Motion are as follows: Cllr. Michael O’Shea: To ask the MD Manager to investigate and report on the poor broadband coverage in… Read more…

Achievements and Praise for Sliabh Luachra Club Boxers and Coaches

Achievements and Praise for Sliabh Luachra Club Boxers and Coaches

Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club (SLBC) members made names for themselves and their club recently when they fought their way through county and provincial championships and qualified to fight in the Irish finals in the National Stadium in Dublin Patrick McCarthy, (Boy 1 33kg.) won the county and Munster championships. Unfortunately Patrick was unlucky to be… Read more…

Up-cycled Fairy Trail Created by Community College Students on River Walk

Up-cycled Fairy Trail Created by Community College Students on River Walk

A beautiful feature of Castleisland is the River Maine that flows through the town. It has created a tranquil river walk and a wildlife corridor for various ecosystems and habitats. The Transition Year students of Castleisland Community College recently decided to enhance the walk in consultation with Castleisland Tidy Towns. They created a fairy trail… Read more…

Cllr. Charlie Farrelly Wins His ‘Unfair Treatment’ Case against Kerry County Council

Cllr. Charlie Farrelly Wins His ‘Unfair Treatment’ Case against Kerry County Council

Cllr. Charlie Farrelly, the Castleisland based independent member of the Castleisland Corca Dhuibhne Municipal District Council, yesterday won a High Court challenge he took against Kerry County Council. He initiated legal proceedings against the council over what he saw as unfair treatment in a voting system which denied him a seat on the board of… Read more…

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Category Archives: Ballymacelligott

‘My Little Library Bags’ for all Children Starting School this Year

‘My Little Library Bags’ for all Children Starting School this Year

To help children to navigate starting school, your local library has put together a bag of books just for them that can be collected at any library. Castleisland librarian, Eileen Murphy sent a notice for the attention of our much younger readers about the ‘My Little Library Bag’ initiative. This is a collaboration between libraries,… Read more…

Kerry Gains Most Blue Flag Awards for its Clean Beaches

Kerry Gains Most Blue Flag Awards for its Clean Beaches

The high standard of the coastal environment in Kerry has been acknowledged with the awarding of 15 Blue Flags for the county’s beaches and coastal amenities for 2022, the highest number in the country. Kerry has retained its current 14 Blue Flags, including 12 at beaches and one each at the Portmagee Seasonal Pontoon (Operated… Read more…

Spirit Boosting Well-Bring Week at Pres Castleisland

Spirit Boosting Well-Bring Week at Pres Castleisland

All at Presentation Castleisland celebrated another of their fantastic well-being weeks recently. “The well-being weeks always spark positivity in abundance, and everyone enjoyed a week jam packed with events that boosted everyone’s spirits,” said teacher Annette Leen. “The range of activities for the week left everyone feeling refreshed and ready for the final month of… Read more…

RTÉ to Record Handed Down Archive Launch in Scart Tonight at 8pm

RTÉ to Record Handed Down Archive Launch in Scart Tonight at 8pm

There must be near a century of layers of recorded music and song from the Sliabh Luachra area in the RTÉ archives by now. Another layer will be added in Scartaglin tonight when the station’s representatives will record the unveiling of the Handed Down Sliabh Luachra Online Archive from 8pm in the local culture and… Read more…

The Late Eileen O’Flynn, nee Kenny, St. Ita’s, College Road, Castleisland and formerly of Roscommon

The Late Eileen O’Flynn, nee Kenny, St. Ita’s, College Road, Castleisland and formerly of Roscommon

The death has occurred of Eileen O’Flynn, nee Kenny, St.Ita’s, College Road, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of Roscommon. Peacefully at home on May 17th 2022 in her 90th year, in the presence and care of her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Con. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her family: Máireád, Anne,… Read more…

The Late Mossie Long, Carrigcannon, Lyreacrompane and formerly of Knocknagoshel

The Late Mossie Long, Carrigcannon, Lyreacrompane and formerly of Knocknagoshel

The death has occurred of Mossie Long, Carrigcannon, Lyreacrompane, Listowel, Co. Kerry and formerly of Scart, Knocknagoshel. Predeceased by his brothers Jer and John Joe, Mossie will be sadly missed by his loving wife Mary, daughters Christina and Eileen, grandson Sean, Sean’s dad Joe, his brothers Albert and Mike, sisters Mary, Kathleen and Noreen, brothers-in-law,… Read more…

Castleisland & Corca Dhuibhne Municipal District Meeting Today from 10:30am

Castleisland & Corca Dhuibhne Municipal District Meeting Today from 10:30am

The next meeting of the members of the Municipal District of Castleisland/Corca Dhuibhne will be held via MS Teams today Thursday, May 19th. at 10.30am to consider the under mentioned items. Notices of Motion are as follows: Cllr. Michael O’Shea: To ask the MD Manager to investigate and report on the poor broadband coverage in… Read more…

Achievements and Praise for Sliabh Luachra Club Boxers and Coaches

Achievements and Praise for Sliabh Luachra Club Boxers and Coaches

Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club (SLBC) members made names for themselves and their club recently when they fought their way through county and provincial championships and qualified to fight in the Irish finals in the National Stadium in Dublin Patrick McCarthy, (Boy 1 33kg.) won the county and Munster championships. Unfortunately Patrick was unlucky to be… Read more…

Up-cycled Fairy Trail Created by Community College Students on River Walk

Up-cycled Fairy Trail Created by Community College Students on River Walk

A beautiful feature of Castleisland is the River Maine that flows through the town. It has created a tranquil river walk and a wildlife corridor for various ecosystems and habitats. The Transition Year students of Castleisland Community College recently decided to enhance the walk in consultation with Castleisland Tidy Towns. They created a fairy trail… Read more…

Cllr. Charlie Farrelly Wins His ‘Unfair Treatment’ Case against Kerry County Council

Cllr. Charlie Farrelly Wins His ‘Unfair Treatment’ Case against Kerry County Council

Cllr. Charlie Farrelly, the Castleisland based independent member of the Castleisland Corca Dhuibhne Municipal District Council, yesterday won a High Court challenge he took against Kerry County Council. He initiated legal proceedings against the council over what he saw as unfair treatment in a voting system which denied him a seat on the board of… Read more…

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