Category Archives: Bruach Na Carraige

The late Mrs. Ann Reidy, (nee Hogan) Mullin, Scartaglin

The late Mrs. Ann Reidy, (nee Hogan) Mullin, Scartaglin

Huge crowds are expected in Scartaglin this evening and around noon tomorrow for the removal and funeral of the late Mrs. Ann Reidy (nee Hogan) of Mullin. Mrs. Reidy’s son, Johnny is the well and widely known accordion player and his popularity is expected to be reflected in the attendance at her removal this evening… Read more…

Cut-Priced Pints for Matches and Sunday After Mass Sessions at The Crown

Cut-Priced Pints for Matches and Sunday After Mass Sessions at The Crown

There’s an ancient Irish proverb: Tús Maith Leath na hOibre – a good start is half the work – and it’s certainly ag obair for the new host of The Crown. After a Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival during which it was “flat to the mat” at The Crown, Paul Griffin is coming up with… Read more…

Séamus Begley joins O’Keefffe Festival Concert Line-Up

Séamus Begley joins O’Keefffe Festival Concert Line-Up

Wonderful West Kerry warbler and outstanding musician, Séamus Begley is coming to Castleisland and has put his name down on the Sunday night concert line-up for the Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival weekend. He’s a massive draw and a coup for the concert. I was going to go on and tell you more about one… Read more…

Handed Down II Gets Going in Scart on Saturday night

Handed Down II Gets Going in Scart on Saturday night

While it’s highly unlikely that any of the great, departed Sliabh Luachra musicians will ever be forgotten, PJ Teahan’s innovative Handed Down series takes no chances on that score. Highly original in presentation but fiercely traditional in content and delivery, the second in the series will be launched in the Scartaglin Heritage Centre on this… Read more…

Call for material for new book on Kerry and the 1916 Rising

Call for material for new book on Kerry and the 1916 Rising

Kerry people’s involvement in the events leading up to and during the 1916 Rising is to be presented in a new book to coincide with the State commemorations next year and the editors are asking anyone whose family members were involved in events during this period to bring relevant material to the Revolutionary Decade Roadshow… Read more…

Brosna Volunteers Invite you to Hit the Road for Syrian Fund Appeal

Brosna Volunteers Invite you to Hit the Road for Syrian Fund Appeal

A kind-hearted voluntary group in Brosna has issued an appeal for support for a road-run event around the village on the coming Saturday morning. Brosna Couch-to-5k will hold a charity 3k, 5k and 10k family event in aid of the Syrian Refugee Crisis on Saturday, September 26th at 11am from Brosna GAA pitch. “This is… Read more…

An Insightful Lecture on the Soul of Sliabh Luachra

An Insightful Lecture on the Soul of Sliabh Luachra

The Friends of Sliabh Luachra group has had a fine and informative Facebook page going for some time now. It was a Dutchman, Martin Van Hensbergen – who mentioned Patrick O’Keeffe in a post and brought the following link to light. Another fine example of bringing it all back home – if you like. Martin… Read more…

There’s More to Our Adverts than Meets the Eye

There’s More to Our Adverts than Meets the Eye

Since we launched The Maine Valley Post in its present format in January 2014 one of the most frequent questions is about how advertising works in this, still, new world of online news websites. The answer is simply that it works really well and on several levels. While the editorial and pictorial content are out… Read more…

Celebrate Culture Night in Castleisland and Scartaglin

Celebrate Culture Night in Castleisland and Scartaglin

Kerry Arts and Culture night will be celebrated in Castleisland and Scartaglin on this Friday night, September 18th. If you want to avoid that ‘put on’ feeling of many such events then Come away O Human Child to the Waters and the Wild – where singing and music come as naturally as breathing to the… Read more…

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Category Archives: Bruach Na Carraige

The late Mrs. Ann Reidy, (nee Hogan) Mullin, Scartaglin

The late Mrs. Ann Reidy, (nee Hogan) Mullin, Scartaglin

Huge crowds are expected in Scartaglin this evening and around noon tomorrow for the removal and funeral of the late Mrs. Ann Reidy (nee Hogan) of Mullin. Mrs. Reidy’s son, Johnny is the well and widely known accordion player and his popularity is expected to be reflected in the attendance at her removal this evening… Read more…

Cut-Priced Pints for Matches and Sunday After Mass Sessions at The Crown

Cut-Priced Pints for Matches and Sunday After Mass Sessions at The Crown

There’s an ancient Irish proverb: Tús Maith Leath na hOibre – a good start is half the work – and it’s certainly ag obair for the new host of The Crown. After a Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival during which it was “flat to the mat” at The Crown, Paul Griffin is coming up with… Read more…

Séamus Begley joins O’Keefffe Festival Concert Line-Up

Séamus Begley joins O’Keefffe Festival Concert Line-Up

Wonderful West Kerry warbler and outstanding musician, Séamus Begley is coming to Castleisland and has put his name down on the Sunday night concert line-up for the Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival weekend. He’s a massive draw and a coup for the concert. I was going to go on and tell you more about one… Read more…

Handed Down II Gets Going in Scart on Saturday night

Handed Down II Gets Going in Scart on Saturday night

While it’s highly unlikely that any of the great, departed Sliabh Luachra musicians will ever be forgotten, PJ Teahan’s innovative Handed Down series takes no chances on that score. Highly original in presentation but fiercely traditional in content and delivery, the second in the series will be launched in the Scartaglin Heritage Centre on this… Read more…

Call for material for new book on Kerry and the 1916 Rising

Call for material for new book on Kerry and the 1916 Rising

Kerry people’s involvement in the events leading up to and during the 1916 Rising is to be presented in a new book to coincide with the State commemorations next year and the editors are asking anyone whose family members were involved in events during this period to bring relevant material to the Revolutionary Decade Roadshow… Read more…

Brosna Volunteers Invite you to Hit the Road for Syrian Fund Appeal

Brosna Volunteers Invite you to Hit the Road for Syrian Fund Appeal

A kind-hearted voluntary group in Brosna has issued an appeal for support for a road-run event around the village on the coming Saturday morning. Brosna Couch-to-5k will hold a charity 3k, 5k and 10k family event in aid of the Syrian Refugee Crisis on Saturday, September 26th at 11am from Brosna GAA pitch. “This is… Read more…

An Insightful Lecture on the Soul of Sliabh Luachra

An Insightful Lecture on the Soul of Sliabh Luachra

The Friends of Sliabh Luachra group has had a fine and informative Facebook page going for some time now. It was a Dutchman, Martin Van Hensbergen – who mentioned Patrick O’Keeffe in a post and brought the following link to light. Another fine example of bringing it all back home – if you like. Martin… Read more…

There’s More to Our Adverts than Meets the Eye

There’s More to Our Adverts than Meets the Eye

Since we launched The Maine Valley Post in its present format in January 2014 one of the most frequent questions is about how advertising works in this, still, new world of online news websites. The answer is simply that it works really well and on several levels. While the editorial and pictorial content are out… Read more…

Celebrate Culture Night in Castleisland and Scartaglin

Celebrate Culture Night in Castleisland and Scartaglin

Kerry Arts and Culture night will be celebrated in Castleisland and Scartaglin on this Friday night, September 18th. If you want to avoid that ‘put on’ feeling of many such events then Come away O Human Child to the Waters and the Wild – where singing and music come as naturally as breathing to the… Read more…

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