Donal Kerin’s Memorial Coffee Morning in Scart Yields €17,200 for Hospice

Donal Kerin’s Memorial Coffee Morning in Scart Yields €17,200 for Hospice

Causes and consequences are usually first on the scene of great happenings and in that order too. A massive charity event in Scartaglen on the beautiful Sunday morning of August 20th was a consequence caused by the death of Donal Kerin at just 49 years of age. The significance of the August 20th date is…

Race Committee Fundraising Prowess – Often Copied, Never Equalled

Race Committee Fundraising Prowess – Often Copied, Never Equalled

God and the government willing, the next Drive-in-Bingo in Castleisland will be held on the May bank holiday weekend. There is lots of time to be thinking about starting times and jackpots in the meantime. Often copied, never equalled was a well know advertising slogan a few years ago and it could well apply today…

Maryann Delighted with her Captain’s Prize Day

Maryann Delighted with her Captain’s Prize Day

Castleisland Members’ Golf Club’s, Lady Captain, Maryann Downes is thoroughly enjoying her tenure at the helm at Tulligubeen. More so after she has put the rigours of her ‘captain’s day’ behind her on Sunday. The Brosna native is only a few months into the role and, in spite of the odd bit of stressfulness here…

Maurice and Larry on the Run for Hospice Fund

Maurice and Larry on the Run for Hospice Fund

An Ríocht Athletic Club members, Maurice O’Connor and Larry Hickey ran the Limerick Half Marathon earlier in the year in memory of Maurice’s father, the late Mick Parick O’Connor of Scartaglin. The two friends and running partners along with Larry’s wife, Marie are familiar figures around the roads of Castleisland in training or serious competition…