Category Archives: Currow

The Late Mary Paddy Fitzgerald née Hurley of Dromulton and formerly of Coolnagearagh

The Late Mary Paddy Fitzgerald née Hurley of Dromulton and formerly of Coolnagearagh

The death has occurred of Mary Paddy Fitzgerald née Hurley, Dromulton, Scartaglen, Co. Kerry and formerly of Coolnagearagh, Scartaglen. Peacefully, on April 22nd 2024, in her 101st year in the wonderful care of the Matron and Staff of the Orchid Unit, Saint Ita’s, Newcastle West and in the presence of her loving family. Predeceased by… Read more…

The Late Timmy McCarthy, Tullig, Castleisland, Co. Kerry

The Late Timmy McCarthy, Tullig, Castleisland, Co. Kerry

The death has occurred of Timmy McCarthy, (88) Tullig, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of 4 Desmond’s Avenue, Castleisland. Peacefully at home on April 24th 2024 in the presence and care of his loving family. Predeceased by his wife Ann. Sadly missed and fondly remembered by his loving daughter Elaine, son Denis, daughter-in-law Katherine, his… Read more…

St. Patrick’s Secondary School in Multinational European Pilot Project

St. Patrick’s Secondary School in Multinational European Pilot Project

Transition Year students in St. Patrick’s Secondary School have been selected to take part in an exciting multinational European pilot project. The title of the project is: Promoting Media Literacy and Youth Citizen Journalism through Mobile Stories. St. Pat’s will be one of five schools in Ireland which will be taking part in this exciting… Read more…

National Honours and Title Haul for Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club Teamwork

National Honours and Title Haul for Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club Teamwork

Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club had an incredible week at the All-Ireland championships in Dublin recently with three of the club’s boxers claiming national titles. Pa Casey, Tommy Murray, and Jamesie Casey all demonstrated their skill and determination, bringing home gold medals for their club. “Pa Casey’s journey from the county to the national championships was… Read more…

Works of Five Pres Castleisland Students Short-listed for Listowel Writers’ Week

Works of Five Pres Castleisland Students Short-listed for Listowel Writers’ Week

“We’re thrilled to announce that five talented students from Presentation Secondary School, Castleisland have been short-listed for a prestigious Listowel Writers’ Week writing competition.” The opening line is an unambiguous statement of fact, congratulations and delight from the school. Students: Barbaro Dolata, Dara Kieper, Lucrezia Di Sciascio, Cornelia Mangan and Mairéad Walsh have earned recognition… Read more…

Currow Winner Collects Her Split the Bucket Cheque for €1,000 as Paudie Wins Again

Currow Winner Collects Her Split the Bucket Cheque for €1,000 as Paudie Wins Again

Last week’s  big Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket prize winner Kate Cronin from Currow collected  her €1,000 cheque from the latest draw host Moira Hughes at Hughes’ Bar in Cordal on Saturday night. Moira continued with her draw host duties and picked out this week’s winner, a second time Split the Bucketeer, Paudie O’Shea from… Read more…

The Late Katrina Cotter, née Crowley, Crosshaven, Co. Cork and Castleisland

The Late Katrina Cotter, née Crowley, Crosshaven, Co. Cork and Castleisland

The death has occurred of Katrina Cotter, née Crowley, Fennell’s Bay, Crosshaven, Cork and Castleisland, Co. Kerry. On April 22nd. 2024, peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Marymount. Beloved wife of Dave and adoring mother of Patrick, Liam and David. Daughter of the late Pat and Kitty Crowley, Main Street, Castleisland and sister of… Read more…

Castleisland’s Darkest Week in Years as Gerdie Leaves the Stage

Castleisland’s Darkest Week in Years as Gerdie Leaves the Stage

There wasn’t a student or a child at a desk in Castleisland on Monday from shortly after noon to well beyond 1pm. Then, the funeral cortege of the late Gerard ‘Gerdie’ Murphy made its way from the Church of Saints Stephen and John, up through Main Street to the other side of the town to… Read more…

Ballyhar Winner of An Ríocht Athletic Club Draw Nets €610

Ballyhar Winner of An Ríocht Athletic Club Draw Nets €610

An Ríocht Athletic Club’s 50/50 fundraising draw took place at the pavilion on Friday. Last week’s winner Mary Barrett from Killarney Road was present to collect her cheque for €712. Mary drew this week’s winning ticket for €610 and the winner was, Mike Allen from Ballyhar. This week’s draw will take place in Browne’s Bar… Read more…

Community Rallies in ‘Push for Paul’ Fundraiser

Community Rallies in ‘Push for Paul’ Fundraiser

A week-long 350-kilometre multi-region wheelchair push in support of a Wexford man who was diagnosed with a life-altering disease in October 2019, is aiming to raise €100,000. Paul Murphy, from outside Killarney, is living with Mitochondrial Myopathy (MM) a condition similar to Motor Neurone Disease. The devastating diagnosis has left Paul wheelchair-bound, while also impairing… Read more…

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Category Archives: Currow

The Late Mary Paddy Fitzgerald née Hurley of Dromulton and formerly of Coolnagearagh

The Late Mary Paddy Fitzgerald née Hurley of Dromulton and formerly of Coolnagearagh

The death has occurred of Mary Paddy Fitzgerald née Hurley, Dromulton, Scartaglen, Co. Kerry and formerly of Coolnagearagh, Scartaglen. Peacefully, on April 22nd 2024, in her 101st year in the wonderful care of the Matron and Staff of the Orchid Unit, Saint Ita’s, Newcastle West and in the presence of her loving family. Predeceased by… Read more…

The Late Timmy McCarthy, Tullig, Castleisland, Co. Kerry

The Late Timmy McCarthy, Tullig, Castleisland, Co. Kerry

The death has occurred of Timmy McCarthy, (88) Tullig, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of 4 Desmond’s Avenue, Castleisland. Peacefully at home on April 24th 2024 in the presence and care of his loving family. Predeceased by his wife Ann. Sadly missed and fondly remembered by his loving daughter Elaine, son Denis, daughter-in-law Katherine, his… Read more…

St. Patrick’s Secondary School in Multinational European Pilot Project

St. Patrick’s Secondary School in Multinational European Pilot Project

Transition Year students in St. Patrick’s Secondary School have been selected to take part in an exciting multinational European pilot project. The title of the project is: Promoting Media Literacy and Youth Citizen Journalism through Mobile Stories. St. Pat’s will be one of five schools in Ireland which will be taking part in this exciting… Read more…

National Honours and Title Haul for Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club Teamwork

National Honours and Title Haul for Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club Teamwork

Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club had an incredible week at the All-Ireland championships in Dublin recently with three of the club’s boxers claiming national titles. Pa Casey, Tommy Murray, and Jamesie Casey all demonstrated their skill and determination, bringing home gold medals for their club. “Pa Casey’s journey from the county to the national championships was… Read more…

Works of Five Pres Castleisland Students Short-listed for Listowel Writers’ Week

Works of Five Pres Castleisland Students Short-listed for Listowel Writers’ Week

“We’re thrilled to announce that five talented students from Presentation Secondary School, Castleisland have been short-listed for a prestigious Listowel Writers’ Week writing competition.” The opening line is an unambiguous statement of fact, congratulations and delight from the school. Students: Barbaro Dolata, Dara Kieper, Lucrezia Di Sciascio, Cornelia Mangan and Mairéad Walsh have earned recognition… Read more…

Currow Winner Collects Her Split the Bucket Cheque for €1,000 as Paudie Wins Again

Currow Winner Collects Her Split the Bucket Cheque for €1,000 as Paudie Wins Again

Last week’s  big Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket prize winner Kate Cronin from Currow collected  her €1,000 cheque from the latest draw host Moira Hughes at Hughes’ Bar in Cordal on Saturday night. Moira continued with her draw host duties and picked out this week’s winner, a second time Split the Bucketeer, Paudie O’Shea from… Read more…

The Late Katrina Cotter, née Crowley, Crosshaven, Co. Cork and Castleisland

The Late Katrina Cotter, née Crowley, Crosshaven, Co. Cork and Castleisland

The death has occurred of Katrina Cotter, née Crowley, Fennell’s Bay, Crosshaven, Cork and Castleisland, Co. Kerry. On April 22nd. 2024, peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Marymount. Beloved wife of Dave and adoring mother of Patrick, Liam and David. Daughter of the late Pat and Kitty Crowley, Main Street, Castleisland and sister of… Read more…

Castleisland’s Darkest Week in Years as Gerdie Leaves the Stage

Castleisland’s Darkest Week in Years as Gerdie Leaves the Stage

There wasn’t a student or a child at a desk in Castleisland on Monday from shortly after noon to well beyond 1pm. Then, the funeral cortege of the late Gerard ‘Gerdie’ Murphy made its way from the Church of Saints Stephen and John, up through Main Street to the other side of the town to… Read more…

Ballyhar Winner of An Ríocht Athletic Club Draw Nets €610

Ballyhar Winner of An Ríocht Athletic Club Draw Nets €610

An Ríocht Athletic Club’s 50/50 fundraising draw took place at the pavilion on Friday. Last week’s winner Mary Barrett from Killarney Road was present to collect her cheque for €712. Mary drew this week’s winning ticket for €610 and the winner was, Mike Allen from Ballyhar. This week’s draw will take place in Browne’s Bar… Read more…

Community Rallies in ‘Push for Paul’ Fundraiser

Community Rallies in ‘Push for Paul’ Fundraiser

A week-long 350-kilometre multi-region wheelchair push in support of a Wexford man who was diagnosed with a life-altering disease in October 2019, is aiming to raise €100,000. Paul Murphy, from outside Killarney, is living with Mitochondrial Myopathy (MM) a condition similar to Motor Neurone Disease. The devastating diagnosis has left Paul wheelchair-bound, while also impairing… Read more…

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