Castleisland Mass for the Late Meghan Burke, South Carolina

Castleisland Mass for the Late Meghan Burke, South Carolina

On Friday, July 8th. Meghan Burke peacefully passed away in her sleep in South Carolina. She was just 35 years old. A daughter of the Castleisland based, Sligo native, Michael Burke, Meghan is survived by her nine-year-old daughter Peyton; parents Kathleen Burke and Michael Burke; grandmother Angela Burke; siblings Tara Burke, her identical twin sister;…

Colm and Padraig Taking on Belfast City Marathon for the Well-Being of their Peers

Colm and Padraig Taking on Belfast City Marathon for the Well-Being of their Peers

School friends, Colm Roche and Padraig Hilliard have both been very active all their young lives, playing a wide range of sports for their local clubs in Castleisland and Currow respectively. When lock-down hit and the sports disappeared under the restrictions, the friends found they had a gap to fill so they decided to take…

Cllr. Fitzgerald’s Eye Opening Motion for Fundraisers and Donors

Cllr. Fitzgerald’s Eye Opening Motion for Fundraisers and Donors

The next ordinary meeting of Kerry County Council will be held on-line on the coming Monday, January 18th from 10:30am. Cllr. Fionnán Fitzgerald has an eye-opening motion which will be of huge interest to the many fund-raisers and donors around the county. It seems that bogus fund-raising sites are targetting well meaning and innocent donors…

Castle of the Island Society Launch GoFundMe Page

Castle of the Island Society Launch GoFundMe Page

The recently formed Castle of the Island Society held a launch at the River Island Hotel in Castleisland on Friday, June 2nd. This launch was held in order to promote the society which aspires to make a documentary about the history of Castleisland Castle later this summer. A number of short videos outlining the contents…

Organisers Delighted at Turnout for Paudie’s Memorial Run

Organisers Delighted at Turnout for Paudie’s Memorial Run

The organisers of the fifth annual Paudie Fitzmaurice Memorial Tractor / Vintage Run declared themselves delighted with the turnout at the starting line in Cordal on Sunday. “We had 130 entries, mostly large tractors and about 15 cars at the start and the weather conditions were perfect really. We had some rain in Castleisland and…