The Late Seán O’Dell, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of Dromcollogher Co. Limerick.

The Late Seán O’Dell, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of Dromcollogher Co. Limerick.

The death has occurred of Seán O’Dell, (83) retired secondary school principal, College Road, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of Dromcollogher Co. Limerick. Unexpectedly on October 30th 2021 at the residence of his son Eoin in Dublin. Beloved husband of the late Noreen Reidy. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his family: Eoin, Ellen and…

Glebe Lodge – Close to the Hearts of Castleisland Fundraisers

Glebe Lodge – Close to the Hearts of Castleisland Fundraisers

The charity we now know as the Kerry Parents and Friends Association has been close to the hearts of fundraisers in the Castleisland area for generations. The town’s annual Indoor Market was founded back in 1973 as a fundraiser for the mainly Killarney based charity at that time. The immediate and continuing success of the…

Tonight is Indoor Market Night at Castleisland Community Centre

Tonight is Indoor Market Night at Castleisland Community Centre

This Friday night, November 8th at 8pm the doors of Castleisland Community Centre will be thrown open to the bargain hunting world. This is the second successive year in which the event has taken a long stride closer to Christmas from its more associated late September / October dates up to now. Mission True to…

Local Charities Benefit from Paudie’s Memorial Run

Local Charities Benefit from Paudie’s Memorial Run

Late on Saturday night at The Half Barrel Bar, at Upper Main Street, Castleisland, a presentation of the proceeds of the 2019 Paudie Fitzmaurice Memorial Tractor and Vintage Vehicle Charity Run was held. The eighth run, founded in 2012 after the unexpected death in a road accident of the likable and popular taxi driver, started…

Tractors and Vintage Vehicles Invited to Paudie’s Memorial Run

Tractors and Vintage Vehicles Invited to Paudie’s Memorial Run

Tractors and vintage vehicles including cars and motorbikes and their drivers and riders are being invited to take part in the eighth annual Paudie Fitzmaurice Memorial Run. The event will start and finish in the Castleisland Co-Op Mart yard on Sunday September 22nd, 2019. After registration, at €20 per entry, the run will get underway…

Castleisland District Macra Club Cheque for Glebe Lodge

Castleisland District Macra Club Cheque for Glebe Lodge

On Saturday morning, members of Castleisland District Macra, formerly known as Killeentierna Macra, presented a cheque for €320 to Glebe Lodge residential facility. The presentation took place in the company of some residents and staff members at the Kerry Parents and Friends Association centre in Tullig, Castleisland. Coffee Morning Proceeds The money was raised from…

Christmas Charity Cheques at T. Nolan Scania Dealers

Christmas Charity Cheques at T. Nolan Scania Dealers

Three locally based charities benefited from a visit to Nolan’s Scania Main Dealership in Castleisland in the course of this Christmas week. Recovery Haven; Kerry Parents and Friends Association and the Make A Wish Foundation received donations of €500 each. Recovery Haven Recovery Haven is a drop-in support centre situated in Haig’s Terrace, Tralee. It…

FRIDAY NIGHT IS INDOOR MARKET NIGHT

FRIDAY NIGHT IS INDOOR MARKET NIGHT

This Friday night at 8pm the doors of Castleisland Community Centre will be flung open and the floor swarmed by bargain hunters. It’s Indoor Market time in town. I think it was only in 2006 that the great social occasion, known locally as The Indoor Market, ever deviated from its late September / early October…