Category Archives: Cordal

The Enduring Tradition of Browne’s Open Day and the Appreciative Hordes

The Enduring Tradition of Browne’s Open Day and the Appreciative Hordes

Back when there was a u in Lyracrompane and an i in Scartaglen, Castleisland and its hinterland was predominantly a farming stronghold – it still is. However, for those who lapse on occasion there is always something there to remind them. Wednesday was one such day in at least two centres of farming related activity… Read more…

The Late Tom Dennehy, Ballybeg, Currow, Co. Kerry

The Late Tom Dennehy, Ballybeg, Currow, Co. Kerry

The death has occurred of Tom Dennehy, Ballybeg, Currow, Killarney, Co. Kerry. Peacefully, on May 23rd 2024, in his 91st year, with his family by his side, under the excellent care of the Palliative Care Team at University Hospital Kerry. Dearly beloved husband of the late Mary, nee McCarthy. Sadly missed and fondly remembered by… Read more…

An Rás Tailteann – It was Here and Gone in a Blur of Colour and Excitement

If you looked around you you’d miss it. The 2024 An Rás Tailteann paid a flying visit to Castleisland this morning and about a quarter of an hour before its scheduled arrival time. A crowd gathered at the Church Street flashpoint and on the median strip on Main Street. There were Gardaí on duty and… Read more…

The Late Nora Butler, née O’Connor, Currow and Scartaglen, Co. Kerry

The Late Nora Butler, née O’Connor, Currow and Scartaglen, Co. Kerry

The death has occurred of Nora Butler, nee O’Connor, Ranalough, Currow and formerly of Knockrour, Scartaglen. Suddenly but peacefully at home on May 21st 2024 in her 94th year. Predeceased by her husband Davy Butler. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her daughters Elaine and Noramay McCullen, her son Brendan, son-in-law David, daughter-in-law Carol, her… Read more…

Michelle is Keane for Open Debate with Election Opponents in Castleisland

Michelle is Keane for Open Debate with Election Opponents in Castleisland

The Knocknagoshel based independent candidate in the forth-coming local elections, Michelle Keane has called on all her political opponents to discuss the issues of the day with her in an open debate. Ms. Keane has arranged the debate for the River Island Hotel on Thursday next, May 30th as the big day on June 7th… Read more…

A Night of Celebration at Pres Castleisland Annual Awards

A Night of Celebration at Pres Castleisland Annual Awards

On Thursday, May 16th Presentation Castleisland held its eighth annual awards night in the school’ St. John’s Hall. Over forty students received awards on the night in areas of: sport, music, science and enterprise to name just a few. Keynote speaker on the night was sporting legend Mary Geaney. Mary is a native of Castleisland,… Read more…

The Late Mary O’Connor, née Bradley, Castleisland and formerly of Threegneeves, Currow

The Late Mary O’Connor, née Bradley, Castleisland and formerly of Threegneeves, Currow

The death has occurred of Mary O’Connor, née Bradley, Coolnageragh, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of Threegneeves, Currow. Mary passed away peacefully at her home, on May, 19th 2024. Predeceased by her husband Ted, son Pat and brother Patsy. Deeply regretted by her loving family: daughters Maireád, Noreen, Siobhán and Marian, sons Tommy and Tadhg,… Read more…

Castleisland Community College Students Pilot KDYS Peer Education Programme

Castleisland Community College Students Pilot KDYS Peer Education Programme

Students from Castleisland Community College together with KDYS Youth Information co-ordinator Anne Murphy and Youth Information Officer Shannon O’Sullivan piloted the KDYS Peer Education Transfer Programme to sixth class pupils in Castleisland town. “The programme would not have been possible without the co-operation and commitment from Muire Gan Smál – Presentation Primary School; Gaelscoil Aogáin… Read more…

Riverwalk: Barrack Street to Killarney Road to Close from Tomorrow for Works Completion

Riverwalk: Barrack Street to Killarney Road to Close from Tomorrow for Works Completion

Kerry County Council wishes to advise you that works to upgrade and enhance the section of the Castleisland Town Riverwalk between the Killarney Road and Barrack Street will recommence at 8am tomorrow morning, Wednesday, May 22nd 2024. In order to facilitate these works, a full closure of the Riverwalk between Killarney Road (L-2040) and Barrack… Read more…

May Day Call for Runners for Humphrey Murphy Memorial 5K for Friday 31st.

May Day Call for Runners for Humphrey Murphy Memorial 5K for Friday 31st.

On Friday evening, May 31st at 6:30pm runners, joggers and walkers will head for Limerick Road and the registration point for the annual Humphrey Murphy Memorial 5K. The race / run will get underway further out the road near the Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club grounds at 7pm. Participants are invited to run, walk or jog… Read more…

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Category Archives: Cordal

The Enduring Tradition of Browne’s Open Day and the Appreciative Hordes

The Enduring Tradition of Browne’s Open Day and the Appreciative Hordes

Back when there was a u in Lyracrompane and an i in Scartaglen, Castleisland and its hinterland was predominantly a farming stronghold – it still is. However, for those who lapse on occasion there is always something there to remind them. Wednesday was one such day in at least two centres of farming related activity… Read more…

The Late Tom Dennehy, Ballybeg, Currow, Co. Kerry

The Late Tom Dennehy, Ballybeg, Currow, Co. Kerry

The death has occurred of Tom Dennehy, Ballybeg, Currow, Killarney, Co. Kerry. Peacefully, on May 23rd 2024, in his 91st year, with his family by his side, under the excellent care of the Palliative Care Team at University Hospital Kerry. Dearly beloved husband of the late Mary, nee McCarthy. Sadly missed and fondly remembered by… Read more…

An Rás Tailteann – It was Here and Gone in a Blur of Colour and Excitement

If you looked around you you’d miss it. The 2024 An Rás Tailteann paid a flying visit to Castleisland this morning and about a quarter of an hour before its scheduled arrival time. A crowd gathered at the Church Street flashpoint and on the median strip on Main Street. There were Gardaí on duty and… Read more…

The Late Nora Butler, née O’Connor, Currow and Scartaglen, Co. Kerry

The Late Nora Butler, née O’Connor, Currow and Scartaglen, Co. Kerry

The death has occurred of Nora Butler, nee O’Connor, Ranalough, Currow and formerly of Knockrour, Scartaglen. Suddenly but peacefully at home on May 21st 2024 in her 94th year. Predeceased by her husband Davy Butler. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her daughters Elaine and Noramay McCullen, her son Brendan, son-in-law David, daughter-in-law Carol, her… Read more…

Michelle is Keane for Open Debate with Election Opponents in Castleisland

Michelle is Keane for Open Debate with Election Opponents in Castleisland

The Knocknagoshel based independent candidate in the forth-coming local elections, Michelle Keane has called on all her political opponents to discuss the issues of the day with her in an open debate. Ms. Keane has arranged the debate for the River Island Hotel on Thursday next, May 30th as the big day on June 7th… Read more…

A Night of Celebration at Pres Castleisland Annual Awards

A Night of Celebration at Pres Castleisland Annual Awards

On Thursday, May 16th Presentation Castleisland held its eighth annual awards night in the school’ St. John’s Hall. Over forty students received awards on the night in areas of: sport, music, science and enterprise to name just a few. Keynote speaker on the night was sporting legend Mary Geaney. Mary is a native of Castleisland,… Read more…

The Late Mary O’Connor, née Bradley, Castleisland and formerly of Threegneeves, Currow

The Late Mary O’Connor, née Bradley, Castleisland and formerly of Threegneeves, Currow

The death has occurred of Mary O’Connor, née Bradley, Coolnageragh, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of Threegneeves, Currow. Mary passed away peacefully at her home, on May, 19th 2024. Predeceased by her husband Ted, son Pat and brother Patsy. Deeply regretted by her loving family: daughters Maireád, Noreen, Siobhán and Marian, sons Tommy and Tadhg,… Read more…

Castleisland Community College Students Pilot KDYS Peer Education Programme

Castleisland Community College Students Pilot KDYS Peer Education Programme

Students from Castleisland Community College together with KDYS Youth Information co-ordinator Anne Murphy and Youth Information Officer Shannon O’Sullivan piloted the KDYS Peer Education Transfer Programme to sixth class pupils in Castleisland town. “The programme would not have been possible without the co-operation and commitment from Muire Gan Smál – Presentation Primary School; Gaelscoil Aogáin… Read more…

Riverwalk: Barrack Street to Killarney Road to Close from Tomorrow for Works Completion

Riverwalk: Barrack Street to Killarney Road to Close from Tomorrow for Works Completion

Kerry County Council wishes to advise you that works to upgrade and enhance the section of the Castleisland Town Riverwalk between the Killarney Road and Barrack Street will recommence at 8am tomorrow morning, Wednesday, May 22nd 2024. In order to facilitate these works, a full closure of the Riverwalk between Killarney Road (L-2040) and Barrack… Read more…

May Day Call for Runners for Humphrey Murphy Memorial 5K for Friday 31st.

May Day Call for Runners for Humphrey Murphy Memorial 5K for Friday 31st.

On Friday evening, May 31st at 6:30pm runners, joggers and walkers will head for Limerick Road and the registration point for the annual Humphrey Murphy Memorial 5K. The race / run will get underway further out the road near the Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club grounds at 7pm. Participants are invited to run, walk or jog… Read more…

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