Graveyard Committee Hands Over Funds and Responsibility

Graveyard Committee Hands Over Funds and Responsibility

After 21 years of community dedication and voluntary service, the Castleisland Graveyard Committee has stepped down and handed over its duties and funds. Formed in 1997, the committee took on responsibility for the upkeep of all the local graveyards and the associated fundraising to allow for work to be carried out in these. The First…

John Twiss Story for BBC One Screening Next Month

There was always a strong and unwavering conviction in these parts that the unfortunate John Twiss was completely innocent of what became infamous as The Glenlara Murder. This was the beating to death of a bailiff, James Donovan, in that part of North Cork on April 21st. 1894. Trial and Hanging The trial and eventual…

Honda Run Raked in €1,531 for Day Care Centre

Honda Run Raked in €1,531 for Day Care Centre

Just under two weeks after staging their eighth annual Honda Run for local charities, Jim Griffin and friends were back at Castleisland Day Care Centre. They arrived on Saturday afternoon with a big ceremonial cheque for the presentation photograph and the smaller, real thing for the bank. The event raised a total of €1,531. It…