Rás Tailteann 2022 Set for a June 16th Stage End in Castleisland

Rás Tailteann 2022 Set for a June 16th Stage End in Castleisland

Cáirde Rás Tailteann has announced that plans are moving ahead regarding the return of An Rás Tailteann to the roads of Ireland this year – and the great race will have its second stage end in Castleisland on the afternoon on June 16th. However, the race and its associated riders and back-up will then transfer…

Drive-In-Bingo the Unsinkable Saviour of Summer Festival

Drive-In-Bingo the Unsinkable Saviour of Summer Festival

If the weather dogged the Castleisland Summer Festival again this year, Sunday’s Drive-in-Bingo remained unshakable or maybe unsinkable. There was a count of anything up to 250 cars in the yawning yard of Castleisland Co-Op Mart with at least three to four players in each vehicle. With a total prize-fund of €3,500 up for the…

Leisure Cycle and Drive-In Bingo to Wrap Up Festival 2017

Leisure Cycle and Drive-In Bingo to Wrap Up Festival 2017

Charity Cycle and Drive-In Bingo To usher in the latter-up of the Castleisland Summer Festival 2017, on this Friday evening, June 9th there will be a 40k Leisure Cycle in aid of St Ita’s and St Joseph’s National School, Tralee. Registration will take place at the Library Car Park at 6.30pm. There is an entry…

Full Summer Festival Weekends Ahead

Full Summer Festival Weekends Ahead

The coming Sunday, June 4th at 12:30pm the 158th running of Castleisland Races will be held on the Powell’s Road lands of Maurice Brosnan. This year the races are part of the Castleisland Summer Fest which will kick off on Friday evening, June 2nd with the Humphrey Murphy Memorial 5k and 10k Road Race and…

Castleisland Preening Itself for Summer Festival

Castleisland Preening Itself for Summer Festival

An inquiry from a reader led me, in turn, to inquire from Charlie Farrelly if the Castleisland Races date was being moved back into the year. I told my inquirer that it was most unlikely but that I’d find out from Charlie. I was wrong. The races are indeed being moved out to July and…