Grainy Photo of Castleisland AFC Team from Spring 1976

Grainy Photo of Castleisland AFC Team from Spring 1976

I got completely caught up in a trip down memory lane this afternoon. I was accidentally rerouted when I found a set of negatives I haven’t seen for 45 years. A number of the frames on the strip caught my eye in particular. They were of a Castleisland soccer team before a game in Tonbwee…

A Soccer Game on Hogan’s Field and a Trip Back to 1981

A Soccer Game on Hogan’s Field and a Trip Back to 1981

I was wandering away in through file-land recently and some of the negatives from one of the first batches of photographs I took with a new 35mm camera suggested themselves to me. One evening during the summer of 1981 I was heading off up Pound Road on a camera testing mission when I heard voices…

KDYS/An Garda Síochána Basketball Blitz

KDYS/An Garda Síochána Basketball Blitz

 The Kerry Diocesan Youth Service in partnership with An Garda Síochána held their ninth annual basketball blitz at Castleisland Community Centre on Good Friday. The event was organised by Helena Falvey, Youth Justice Worker with the KDYS and Garda Liz Twomey, Castleisland Garda Station. The event attracted over 100 young people who took part in…

Desmonds Seniors Bow Out But Juniors Contest NK Final Today

Desmonds Seniors Bow Out But Juniors Contest NK Final Today

Desmonds senior men’s team season finished for 2016 last Sunday when they were defeated by St.Senan’s in the North Kerry Championship on the Score of 3-12 to 2-05. This came was played in Listowel in front of a large crowd on a lovely sunny afternoon. The Desmonds team was: Steven Bartlett, David Lynch, Maurice Lynch,…

Desmonds Junior Men Land Co. League Title

Desmonds Junior Men Land Co. League Title

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club’s Junior men’s team brought another county title to Castleisland on Friday night by winning the Division 2 County League title by defeating Ballydonoghue in Finuge on a scoreline of: 3-14 to 2-14. Report: Gerdie Murphy Desmonds were in front at half time thanks to goals from the boots of Graham O’Connor…

Desmonds Juniors Going For League Title

Desmonds Juniors Going For League Title

Support for Desmonds in Junior Division 2 League Final The County Junior Division 2 League final takes place this coming Friday evening, September 2nd at 7pm in Finuge where the Desmonds play Ballydonoghue. We would be hoping to have a large crowd supporting the team on the night. Girls Wind Up Summer Training Desmonds U-6…

KDYS/An Garda Siochana Good Friday Basketball Blitz

KDYS/An Garda Siochana Good Friday Basketball Blitz

The KDYS in partnership with An Garda Siochana held their annual basketball blitz on Good Friday 25th March for the eight successive year at Castleisland Community Centre. The event was organised by Helena Falvey, youth justice worker and Tim Nolan, youth worker with the KDYS in conjunction with Garda Liz Twomey JLO Castleisland Garda Station.…