Category Archives: Farranfore

Castleisland Community College Receives Third Well-Being Amber Flag

Castleisland Community College Receives Third Well-Being Amber Flag

Castleisland Community College received its third Amber Flag for its promotion of positive mental health. The Ambassador Schools Programme provides a framework for schools to integrate mental health activities into the school plan. The student council has an active role in achieving these goals. Various school events took place throughout the year to achieve this… Read more…

Brosna GAA Club and Parish News Round-Up

Brosna GAA Club and Parish News Round-Up

Invitation To Scoil Mhuire Brosna – Official Opening The board of management of Scoil Mhuire, Brosna, wishes to invite you to the official opening of the new extension today, October 6th at 1pm. The Minister for Education, Norma Foley, will be present for the proceedings. Food and refreshments will be provided directly afterwards. The extension… Read more…

31 Drive to Return to Cordal Community Centre Tonight

31 Drive to Return to Cordal Community Centre Tonight

The first 31 card game in two-and-a-half years will be held in Cordal Community Centre on this Wednesday night, October 5th at 9pm. “This is the first game since March 2020 due to Covid 19. Please spread the word to all card players. “it will be great to be back for the cup of tea… Read more…

The Late Beatrice Walsh, nee Pembroke, Lower Rossmore, Carlow and Castleisland

The Late Beatrice Walsh, nee Pembroke, Lower Rossmore, Carlow and Castleisland

The death has occurred of Beatrice Walsh, nee Pembroke, Ballinard House, Lower Rossmore, Carlow and formerly Castleisland, Co. Kerry. On October 4th 2022. Peacefully and surrounded by her loving family at the Hermitage Clinic, Dublin. Dearly loved wife of David, adored mother of Patrick, Clodagh and Christopher, and cherished only daughter of Tom and Helen… Read more…

Walk On Wednesday and Travel Initiatives at Presentation Castleisland

Walk On Wednesday and Travel Initiatives at Presentation Castleisland

People may have noticed that the traffic in Castleisland was lighter on a recent mid-week as the students and teachers of Presentation Secondary School did their Walk on Wednesday to school as part of a Green-Schools’ sustainable travel initiative. Those who travelled by bus or car didn’t miss out but instead got out at designated… Read more…

The Late Ursula Burke, Killahalla, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford

The Late Ursula Burke, Killahalla, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford

The death has occurred of Ursula Burke, Killahalla, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford on October 4th 2022. Peacefully, Ursula, née O’Donnell, loving wife of the late Jeremiah ‘Jerh’ Burke, Castleisland cherished mother of the late Jeremy ‘Jer’ Burke. Ursula will be sadly missed by her loving son Leo, sister Helen Chapman in Toronto; daughter-in-law Maren, grandchildren: Cormac,… Read more…

Paudie Fitzmaurice Memorial Run Raised €6,475 for Day Care Centre

Paudie Fitzmaurice Memorial Run Raised €6,475 for Day Care Centre

Even seasoned charity fundraisers got a suck-in on Sunday afternoon as the revived and 11th Paudie Fitzmaurice Memorial Tractor and All-Vehicle Run proceeds were counted. This year’s chosen beneficiary, Castleisland Day Care Centre, will receive a cheque for €6,475 from the ad-hoc organising group which set up the event in 2012 in memory of their… Read more…

Connie Murphy Bows Out after 31 Years Service to An Garda Síochána

Connie Murphy Bows Out after 31 Years Service to An Garda Síochána

There was a low-key farewell party at Castleisland Garda Station on Thursday night for the retirement of one of the most respected members of the force, Garda Connie Murphy. That’s just how the Killarney native would have wanted it and his colleagues knew this well. Though mostly associated with the Farranfore station, Garda Murphy’s lines… Read more…

Headley’s Bridge Winner of Split the Bucket Draw

Headley’s Bridge Winner of Split the Bucket Draw

One of last week’s lucky Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket winners, Joanne O’Toole  from Currow collected  her winnings of  €920  from Denis Cronin, Castlemeats. The other winner, Joanne  Buckley wasn’t available at the time of the draw. Proprietor, Denis Cronin pulled out this week’s winner, Mary Moynihan  from Headley’s Bridge and she will collect a cheque for €900 next week. It… Read more…

Sliabh Luachra Club Boxer Mary McDonagh to Fight for European Gold

Sliabh Luachra Club Boxer Mary McDonagh to Fight for European Gold

On the Friday evening before she joined the almost 30 strong Irish boxing squad to fly out to the European championships in Montesilvano in Italy, Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club member and Tralee native, Mary McDonagh was one of Fr. Mossie Brick’s Padre Pio devotees at Castleisland parish church. Mary was there as a member of… Read more…

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Category Archives: Farranfore

Castleisland Community College Receives Third Well-Being Amber Flag

Castleisland Community College Receives Third Well-Being Amber Flag

Castleisland Community College received its third Amber Flag for its promotion of positive mental health. The Ambassador Schools Programme provides a framework for schools to integrate mental health activities into the school plan. The student council has an active role in achieving these goals. Various school events took place throughout the year to achieve this… Read more…

Brosna GAA Club and Parish News Round-Up

Brosna GAA Club and Parish News Round-Up

Invitation To Scoil Mhuire Brosna – Official Opening The board of management of Scoil Mhuire, Brosna, wishes to invite you to the official opening of the new extension today, October 6th at 1pm. The Minister for Education, Norma Foley, will be present for the proceedings. Food and refreshments will be provided directly afterwards. The extension… Read more…

31 Drive to Return to Cordal Community Centre Tonight

31 Drive to Return to Cordal Community Centre Tonight

The first 31 card game in two-and-a-half years will be held in Cordal Community Centre on this Wednesday night, October 5th at 9pm. “This is the first game since March 2020 due to Covid 19. Please spread the word to all card players. “it will be great to be back for the cup of tea… Read more…

The Late Beatrice Walsh, nee Pembroke, Lower Rossmore, Carlow and Castleisland

The Late Beatrice Walsh, nee Pembroke, Lower Rossmore, Carlow and Castleisland

The death has occurred of Beatrice Walsh, nee Pembroke, Ballinard House, Lower Rossmore, Carlow and formerly Castleisland, Co. Kerry. On October 4th 2022. Peacefully and surrounded by her loving family at the Hermitage Clinic, Dublin. Dearly loved wife of David, adored mother of Patrick, Clodagh and Christopher, and cherished only daughter of Tom and Helen… Read more…

Walk On Wednesday and Travel Initiatives at Presentation Castleisland

Walk On Wednesday and Travel Initiatives at Presentation Castleisland

People may have noticed that the traffic in Castleisland was lighter on a recent mid-week as the students and teachers of Presentation Secondary School did their Walk on Wednesday to school as part of a Green-Schools’ sustainable travel initiative. Those who travelled by bus or car didn’t miss out but instead got out at designated… Read more…

The Late Ursula Burke, Killahalla, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford

The Late Ursula Burke, Killahalla, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford

The death has occurred of Ursula Burke, Killahalla, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford on October 4th 2022. Peacefully, Ursula, née O’Donnell, loving wife of the late Jeremiah ‘Jerh’ Burke, Castleisland cherished mother of the late Jeremy ‘Jer’ Burke. Ursula will be sadly missed by her loving son Leo, sister Helen Chapman in Toronto; daughter-in-law Maren, grandchildren: Cormac,… Read more…

Paudie Fitzmaurice Memorial Run Raised €6,475 for Day Care Centre

Paudie Fitzmaurice Memorial Run Raised €6,475 for Day Care Centre

Even seasoned charity fundraisers got a suck-in on Sunday afternoon as the revived and 11th Paudie Fitzmaurice Memorial Tractor and All-Vehicle Run proceeds were counted. This year’s chosen beneficiary, Castleisland Day Care Centre, will receive a cheque for €6,475 from the ad-hoc organising group which set up the event in 2012 in memory of their… Read more…

Connie Murphy Bows Out after 31 Years Service to An Garda Síochána

Connie Murphy Bows Out after 31 Years Service to An Garda Síochána

There was a low-key farewell party at Castleisland Garda Station on Thursday night for the retirement of one of the most respected members of the force, Garda Connie Murphy. That’s just how the Killarney native would have wanted it and his colleagues knew this well. Though mostly associated with the Farranfore station, Garda Murphy’s lines… Read more…

Headley’s Bridge Winner of Split the Bucket Draw

Headley’s Bridge Winner of Split the Bucket Draw

One of last week’s lucky Castleisland RFC Split the Bucket winners, Joanne O’Toole  from Currow collected  her winnings of  €920  from Denis Cronin, Castlemeats. The other winner, Joanne  Buckley wasn’t available at the time of the draw. Proprietor, Denis Cronin pulled out this week’s winner, Mary Moynihan  from Headley’s Bridge and she will collect a cheque for €900 next week. It… Read more…

Sliabh Luachra Club Boxer Mary McDonagh to Fight for European Gold

Sliabh Luachra Club Boxer Mary McDonagh to Fight for European Gold

On the Friday evening before she joined the almost 30 strong Irish boxing squad to fly out to the European championships in Montesilvano in Italy, Sliabh Luachra Boxing Club member and Tralee native, Mary McDonagh was one of Fr. Mossie Brick’s Padre Pio devotees at Castleisland parish church. Mary was there as a member of… Read more…

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