Category Archives: Bible Reading / Prayer

Mission Accomplished – Time for Reflection

Mission Accomplished – Time for Reflection – Monsignor O’Riordan “It was my first Parish Mission in Castleisland so I wasn’t sure what to expect and it turned out to be a great experience,” according to Monsignor Dan O’Riordan, PP Castleisland as he reflected on the success of the event which reached its finale on Friday… Read more…

Parish Mission – A Celebration of Community

Parish Mission – A Celebration of Community

The preparations and the excitement surrounding the opening procession of the Castleisland Parish Mission were epic enough to trigger a leap of imagination and a hint of the music of Ennio Morracone. St. John’s Hall is attached to St. Joseph’s Presentation Secondary School and only across the lane-way from the Church of Saints Stephen and… Read more…

It’s Phase 2 for The Maine Valley Post

It’s Phase 2 for The Maine Valley Post

It feels like Phase 2 of the development in the young life of The Maine Valley Post and maybe it is. However, it is also a case of business as usual as we are now almost a month down the road from the low-key launch of our daily news website. I had the idea of… Read more…

Gardening Course from February to June

Does the notion of ‘growing-your-own’ grab you?  Then, maybe, you should grab an opportunity of taking that first step by ringing the number at the end of this article. Kerry Education and Training Board is supporting a gardening course to be held at the Castleisland Community Garden. The course will start on the coming Monday,… Read more…

Donal’s mom to Address Youth during Mission

Castleisland Parish is ready and waiting for the Mission team of Limerick based Redemptorist. The event has been at the top of the agenda of a series of planning meetings over the last three months. There is a very strong youth involvement with the mission. Pupils from the secondary schools in the area led a… Read more…

Ivy Leaf Expedition for Tom Crean – Antarctic Explorer

One of the most talked about theatre works of recent times is to come to the Ivy Leaf Art Centre here in Castleisland on Friday, February 21at 8pm Tom Crean (1877 – 1938) the intrepid Antarctic explorer and one of Ireland’s unsung heroes is brought to life in this dramatic and humorous solo performance by… Read more…

The Crosses of St. Brigid and Louise O’Keeffe

We really don’t know what St. Brigid did to deserve her lofty perch in Irish legend and religious circles. Other than being quick-witted enough to see what was under her feet while trying to cobble a cross together to convert a dying pagan. She must have had some inkling of what working against the clock is… Read more…

Evangelical Christians Meet at An Riocht 

Evangelical Christians Meet at An Riocht 

“Readers may be interested to know that there is a group of evangelical Christians meeting for fellowship in Castleisland every month,” according to a note from Scartaglin and, more precisely, from Suzie Gallagher. “Our meetings begin with an informal time of praise and prayer during which we sing many of the modern worship songs as… Read more…

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Category Archives: Bible Reading / Prayer

Mission Accomplished – Time for Reflection

Mission Accomplished – Time for Reflection – Monsignor O’Riordan “It was my first Parish Mission in Castleisland so I wasn’t sure what to expect and it turned out to be a great experience,” according to Monsignor Dan O’Riordan, PP Castleisland as he reflected on the success of the event which reached its finale on Friday… Read more…

Parish Mission – A Celebration of Community

Parish Mission – A Celebration of Community

The preparations and the excitement surrounding the opening procession of the Castleisland Parish Mission were epic enough to trigger a leap of imagination and a hint of the music of Ennio Morracone. St. John’s Hall is attached to St. Joseph’s Presentation Secondary School and only across the lane-way from the Church of Saints Stephen and… Read more…

It’s Phase 2 for The Maine Valley Post

It’s Phase 2 for The Maine Valley Post

It feels like Phase 2 of the development in the young life of The Maine Valley Post and maybe it is. However, it is also a case of business as usual as we are now almost a month down the road from the low-key launch of our daily news website. I had the idea of… Read more…

Gardening Course from February to June

Does the notion of ‘growing-your-own’ grab you?  Then, maybe, you should grab an opportunity of taking that first step by ringing the number at the end of this article. Kerry Education and Training Board is supporting a gardening course to be held at the Castleisland Community Garden. The course will start on the coming Monday,… Read more…

Donal’s mom to Address Youth during Mission

Castleisland Parish is ready and waiting for the Mission team of Limerick based Redemptorist. The event has been at the top of the agenda of a series of planning meetings over the last three months. There is a very strong youth involvement with the mission. Pupils from the secondary schools in the area led a… Read more…

Ivy Leaf Expedition for Tom Crean – Antarctic Explorer

One of the most talked about theatre works of recent times is to come to the Ivy Leaf Art Centre here in Castleisland on Friday, February 21at 8pm Tom Crean (1877 – 1938) the intrepid Antarctic explorer and one of Ireland’s unsung heroes is brought to life in this dramatic and humorous solo performance by… Read more…

The Crosses of St. Brigid and Louise O’Keeffe

We really don’t know what St. Brigid did to deserve her lofty perch in Irish legend and religious circles. Other than being quick-witted enough to see what was under her feet while trying to cobble a cross together to convert a dying pagan. She must have had some inkling of what working against the clock is… Read more…

Evangelical Christians Meet at An Riocht 

Evangelical Christians Meet at An Riocht 

“Readers may be interested to know that there is a group of evangelical Christians meeting for fellowship in Castleisland every month,” according to a note from Scartaglin and, more precisely, from Suzie Gallagher. “Our meetings begin with an informal time of praise and prayer during which we sing many of the modern worship songs as… Read more…

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