Category Archives: Castleisland

Update on Refund for Cataract Procedures in Northern Ireland – Danny Healy Rae, TD

Update on Refund for Cataract Procedures in Northern Ireland – Danny Healy Rae, TD

Danny Healy Rae, TD has announced that following his representations and the raising of the matter of the refund for cataract procedures in Dáil Éireann that people need to act now before the changed are imposed at the end of August. Deputy Healy Rae spoke in the Dáil recently regarding the changes to the reduction… Read more…

The Remarkable Sporting Life of George Walsh of Springmount, Farranfore

The Remarkable Sporting Life of George Walsh of Springmount, Farranfore

The remarkable sporting life of Co. Kerry native George Walsh (1899 –  1938) makes interesting reading. Born at Springmount, Farranfore on July 28th 1899, in the course of his short sporting career he achieved more than many others could only dream of. Having finished his schooling at Currans National School he stayed at home farming… Read more…

Day Care Centre Team Turns to Blanket Knitting for Kerry Cancer Support Group

Day Care Centre Team Turns to Blanket Knitting for Kerry Cancer Support Group

Ever since it opened its welcoming doors and facilities in the spring of 2002, Castleisland Day Care Centre management and clients have looked outward to see what they could do for deserving, local charities. Since then they have been baking, crocheting, knitting and sewing their way down through the years and all for good causes.… Read more…

The Late Jeremiah ‘Jerry’ Murphy, Direen, Scartaglen, Co.Kerry and Birmingham, UK.

The Late Jeremiah ‘Jerry’ Murphy, Direen, Scartaglen, Co.Kerry and Birmingham, UK.

The death has occurred of Jeremiah ‘Jerry’ Murphy, Direen, Scartaglen, Co.Kerry and Birmingham, UK. Jeremiah passed away peacefully on June 18th 2024, in the presence of his niece Pat. Predeceased by his parents Margaret ‘Madge’ and Tom Murphy and brothers Timmie, Tommy and Denny and his sisters Tess and Bridie. Sadly missed by his brother… Read more…

Open Night to Herald Return of Castlemaine United F.C. Underage Soccer Academy

Open Night to Herald Return of Castlemaine United F.C. Underage Soccer Academy

Castlemaine United F.C. has announced the return of underage soccer at the club which has produced many successful teams since its formation in August 1989, almost 35 years ago. The academy will cater for both boys and girls. All children both schoolboys and schoolgirls who were born from 2013 to 2019 inclusive – six to… Read more…

An Ríocht 50/50 Draw and Summer Barbecue and Promise of €1,000 Prize in Brosna

An Ríocht 50/50 Draw and Summer Barbecue and Promise of €1,000 Prize in Brosna

An Ríocht 50/50 Draw took place at The Country Market on Friday last. Jack ‘Mac’ McAuliffe the previous week’s winner was presented with his cheque for €520 earlier in the week. Draw host Alice Fitzgerald drew the winning ticket and Patrick Brosnan from Brosna won €600. The next draw will take place in Kate Pat’s… Read more…

Fagin’s to Host Traditional Tuesday Night Session while Kearney’s remains Closed

Fagin’s to Host Traditional Tuesday Night Session while Kearney’s remains Closed

A notice of great importance to local musicians and music lovers in the Castleisland area and its environs has come our way from Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival boss, Cormac O’Mahony. It seems that Jerome ‘Fagin’ Hartnett has agreed to house the musical refugees from the now closed Kearney’s Bar – as long as the… Read more…

O’Connors Turn Up in Club Colours to Help Mom Denise Collect Split Cheque

O’Connors Turn Up in Club Colours to Help Mom Denise Collect Split Cheque

Last week’s Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket winner, Denise O’Connor from Currow is an under-age team coach with the club and her children Jamie and Kerrie are club players. They turned out in their club colours to help their mom to collect her winnings of €673 from President Matt Keane. This week’s draw was on… Read more…

Results from the Weekly Sunday Night 31 Games at the River Island Hotel

Results from the Weekly Sunday Night 31 Games at the River Island Hotel

The following are the results from the card game at the River Island Hotel on Sunday night. First: Maria O Connor and Dan McCarthy. Second: Margaret Angland and Tom Walsh. Ladies: Hannah Brosnan and Josie O’Connor. Gents: Andy O’Connor and Mike O’Connell, Neilie Shanahan and Dick Collins. Mixed: Margaret O’Connor and John O’Connell, Ann and… Read more…

The Late Denis Devane Ballinahalla, Cordal, Castleisland, Co. Kerry.

The Late Denis Devane Ballinahalla, Cordal, Castleisland, Co. Kerry.

The death has occurred of Denis Devane Ballinahalla Cordal Castleisland Co. Kerry. Peacefully at University Hospital Kerry on July 12th 2024, after a short illness, with his family by his side. Beloved son of the late Bill and Kitty Devane. Sadly missed by his loving sons Darren and Faolán, their mother Dolores, his brother James,… Read more…

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Category Archives: Castleisland

Update on Refund for Cataract Procedures in Northern Ireland – Danny Healy Rae, TD

Update on Refund for Cataract Procedures in Northern Ireland – Danny Healy Rae, TD

Danny Healy Rae, TD has announced that following his representations and the raising of the matter of the refund for cataract procedures in Dáil Éireann that people need to act now before the changed are imposed at the end of August. Deputy Healy Rae spoke in the Dáil recently regarding the changes to the reduction… Read more…

The Remarkable Sporting Life of George Walsh of Springmount, Farranfore

The Remarkable Sporting Life of George Walsh of Springmount, Farranfore

The remarkable sporting life of Co. Kerry native George Walsh (1899 –  1938) makes interesting reading. Born at Springmount, Farranfore on July 28th 1899, in the course of his short sporting career he achieved more than many others could only dream of. Having finished his schooling at Currans National School he stayed at home farming… Read more…

Day Care Centre Team Turns to Blanket Knitting for Kerry Cancer Support Group

Day Care Centre Team Turns to Blanket Knitting for Kerry Cancer Support Group

Ever since it opened its welcoming doors and facilities in the spring of 2002, Castleisland Day Care Centre management and clients have looked outward to see what they could do for deserving, local charities. Since then they have been baking, crocheting, knitting and sewing their way down through the years and all for good causes.… Read more…

The Late Jeremiah ‘Jerry’ Murphy, Direen, Scartaglen, Co.Kerry and Birmingham, UK.

The Late Jeremiah ‘Jerry’ Murphy, Direen, Scartaglen, Co.Kerry and Birmingham, UK.

The death has occurred of Jeremiah ‘Jerry’ Murphy, Direen, Scartaglen, Co.Kerry and Birmingham, UK. Jeremiah passed away peacefully on June 18th 2024, in the presence of his niece Pat. Predeceased by his parents Margaret ‘Madge’ and Tom Murphy and brothers Timmie, Tommy and Denny and his sisters Tess and Bridie. Sadly missed by his brother… Read more…

Open Night to Herald Return of Castlemaine United F.C. Underage Soccer Academy

Open Night to Herald Return of Castlemaine United F.C. Underage Soccer Academy

Castlemaine United F.C. has announced the return of underage soccer at the club which has produced many successful teams since its formation in August 1989, almost 35 years ago. The academy will cater for both boys and girls. All children both schoolboys and schoolgirls who were born from 2013 to 2019 inclusive – six to… Read more…

An Ríocht 50/50 Draw and Summer Barbecue and Promise of €1,000 Prize in Brosna

An Ríocht 50/50 Draw and Summer Barbecue and Promise of €1,000 Prize in Brosna

An Ríocht 50/50 Draw took place at The Country Market on Friday last. Jack ‘Mac’ McAuliffe the previous week’s winner was presented with his cheque for €520 earlier in the week. Draw host Alice Fitzgerald drew the winning ticket and Patrick Brosnan from Brosna won €600. The next draw will take place in Kate Pat’s… Read more…

Fagin’s to Host Traditional Tuesday Night Session while Kearney’s remains Closed

Fagin’s to Host Traditional Tuesday Night Session while Kearney’s remains Closed

A notice of great importance to local musicians and music lovers in the Castleisland area and its environs has come our way from Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival boss, Cormac O’Mahony. It seems that Jerome ‘Fagin’ Hartnett has agreed to house the musical refugees from the now closed Kearney’s Bar – as long as the… Read more…

O’Connors Turn Up in Club Colours to Help Mom Denise Collect Split Cheque

O’Connors Turn Up in Club Colours to Help Mom Denise Collect Split Cheque

Last week’s Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket winner, Denise O’Connor from Currow is an under-age team coach with the club and her children Jamie and Kerrie are club players. They turned out in their club colours to help their mom to collect her winnings of €673 from President Matt Keane. This week’s draw was on… Read more…

Results from the Weekly Sunday Night 31 Games at the River Island Hotel

Results from the Weekly Sunday Night 31 Games at the River Island Hotel

The following are the results from the card game at the River Island Hotel on Sunday night. First: Maria O Connor and Dan McCarthy. Second: Margaret Angland and Tom Walsh. Ladies: Hannah Brosnan and Josie O’Connor. Gents: Andy O’Connor and Mike O’Connell, Neilie Shanahan and Dick Collins. Mixed: Margaret O’Connor and John O’Connell, Ann and… Read more…

The Late Denis Devane Ballinahalla, Cordal, Castleisland, Co. Kerry.

The Late Denis Devane Ballinahalla, Cordal, Castleisland, Co. Kerry.

The death has occurred of Denis Devane Ballinahalla Cordal Castleisland Co. Kerry. Peacefully at University Hospital Kerry on July 12th 2024, after a short illness, with his family by his side. Beloved son of the late Bill and Kitty Devane. Sadly missed by his loving sons Darren and Faolán, their mother Dolores, his brother James,… Read more…

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