Knocknagoshel’s Spike Players Delighted to be Back to ‘The Old Normal’

Knocknagoshel’s Spike Players Delighted to be Back to ‘The Old Normal’

The Knocknagoshel based Spike Players announced their delight this week to be back to the ‘old normal’ after a two year Covid break. They have taken and prepared the Jimmy Keary play For Better For Worse – a hilarious comedy set in rural Ireland for their local community centre stage from this weekend. “The play…

Spike Players Make Separate Beds in Knocknagoshel

Spike Players Make Separate Beds in Knocknagoshel

Spike Players Drama Group members are back on the boards this spring after taking a year away from their stage and base at Knocknagoshel Community Centre. A Sam Cree comedy Separate Beds, directed by Pádraig Dennehy, is currently in rehearsals by the big cast and they’re planning to stage it, under their new stage lights,…

Browne’s Packed for Annual Prize Draw

Browne’s Packed for Annual Prize Draw

Browne’s Home, Agri and Builders’ Providers main store was packed on Thursday afternoon with regular customers who all had an interest in the annual draw. A huge table of spot prizes meant that nearly everyone in the audience got one or other of the quality goods on offer. High fielding was a plus early on…

Graveyard Flooding on the Agenda for Killarney MD Meeting

Graveyard Flooding on the Agenda for Killarney MD Meeting

There are people in Castleisland keeping a hawk like watch on this Wednesday’s meeting of councillors and officials of Killarney Municipal District in Rathmore. There are many motions and questions down for discussion but only two matter to the watchers here. Motions number 13 and 20 have been lodged by Cllr. Bobby O’Connell and numbers…

Hospice Branch Thrilled at Coffee Morning Response

Hospice Branch Thrilled at Coffee Morning Response

Though they’re still counting the total from their big fundraising day, Castleisland Hospice fundraising branch members are thrilled with the response to this year’s annual coffee morning which was held on Thursday from 9am to 5pm. Huge crowds turned out at both Jack Shanahan’s coffee space in Garvey’s SuperValu and at the new town venue…

Welcome for Fundraising Ideas at Castleisland Hospice AGM

Welcome for Fundraising Ideas at Castleisland Hospice AGM

At the recent AGM of the Castleisland Branch of Kerry Hospice Foundation members heard that a total of €20,126.00 had been raised locally over 2016. This figure was transferred to the foundation. Chairman, Jack Shanahan highlighted the importance of fundraising in the area. He encouraged members to get the word out that the branch would…

Spike Players Invited to Perform ‘The Mountainy Puck’ on London Stage

Spike Players Invited to Perform ‘The Mountainy Puck’ on London Stage

The Knocknagoshel based Spike Players Drama Group members have been invited to take their home created and produced play, The Mountainy Puck to London. They have delightedly accepted the invitation and are due on stage at the Clayton Crown Hotel in Cricklewood on Saturday night, October 1st.  The curtain up is at 8pm and the…