July 1921 Sacrifices Commemorated on Rice’s Height

July 1921 Sacrifices Commemorated on Rice’s Height

On a recent Monday evening the Castleisland Sinn Fein Cumann held its annual commemoration at the monument on Rice’s Height on the Cordal Road. This was to remember and honour the three men who died there 101 years ago on July 10th. 1921 in a battle with crown forces. The men: Jack Prendiville, Richard Shanahan…

Athleticism, Beauty, Enthusiasm and Teaspach Rule at Community Games Finals

Athleticism, Beauty, Enthusiasm and Teaspach Rule at Community Games Finals

  This year’s Denny Kerry Community Games Finals at An Ríocht Athletic Club opened in glorious sunshine on Saturday morning. All the traditional ceremonies surrounding the colourful opening and lighting of the flame were bathed in sunlight. Athleticism, Beauty, Enthusiasm and Teaspach A palpable, young world atmosphere showered everything in sight with its athleticism, its…

Senator Daly calls on Taoiseach to support National Anthem Bill

Senator Daly calls on Taoiseach to support National Anthem Bill

Kerry Fianna Fáil Senator, Mark Daly has called on Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to support the National Anthem Bill. Senator Daly was speaking following the Taoiseach’s comments that all primary school children should be taught the words of the Irish national anthem. Words into Action Senator Daly said, “I welcome the Taoiseach’s positive words on the…

1921 Irish Volunteers Commemoration on Saturday Evening

1921 Irish Volunteers Commemoration on Saturday Evening

The Bonn / Doherty Sinn Féin Cumann in Castleisland will commemorate the tragic events of July 10th 1921 on the coming Saturday evening, July 8th at 7:30pm. A colour party will march from the Old Railway Car Park to the monument on Rice’s Height. There, Cllr. Toireasa Ferris will deliver an oration and a wreath…