Mental Health and Well-being Support Booklet Planned by S.C.C.

Mental Health and Well-being Support Booklet Planned by S.C.C.

The Show Castleisland Cares local community group is compiling a booklet of mental health and well-being support available in the local community. This will include sports, recreation and holistic therapies and inclusion in the booklet is free of charge if your service falls into the category above. If you wish to have your business /…

October Sunday Date for ‘Show Castleisland Care’ Initiative

October Sunday Date for ‘Show Castleisland Care’ Initiative

An invitation is going out to service providers in the field of mental health and well-being to put their wares out there at a ‘Show Castleisland Cares’ initiative at An Ríocht Athletic Club on Sunday, October 10th. from 11am to 2pm. The event is being flagged as a ‘Wellness Day’ by the newly formed, organising…

Community Responding to Castleisland First Responders

Community Responding to Castleisland First Responders

In spite of being stood down from active service in the community with the onset of Covid-19 early last year, Castleisland First Responders members have been keeping their skills up to date in the meantime. Each member has updated their knowledge with a course and an exam held at the Ivy Leaf Art Centre by…

Castleisland Community First Responders Group On Duty

Castleisland Community First Responders Group On Duty

An invitation to members of the community in the general Castleisland area was issued by Castleisland Community First Responders spokesperson, Oorla Casey and coordinator, Andrew Foran ahead of the announcement of their official launch on Friday night at the River Island Hotel. Deep Sense of Pride They also invited members of the community to attend…

Castleisland First Responders Launch on Friday Night

Castleisland First Responders Launch on Friday Night

An invitation to members of the community in the general Castleisland area has been issued by Castleisland First Responders spokesperson, Oorla Casey and coordinator, Andrew Foran. The group members are happy to announce their official launch night on this Friday, November 15th at 8pm in the River Island Hotel. They are also inviting members of…

Responders Delighted at Community Response to Golf Classic

Responders Delighted at Community Response to Golf Classic

The committee and responders in training of Castleisland Community First Responders would like to thank Castleisland Members’ Golf Club for facilitating their golf classic on Saturday last. Committee spokesperson, Oorla Casey said that they are very grateful to their main sponsors, Walsh Color Print and Educate.ie who sponsored the prizes on the day. Responders’ Sincere…

Tee Times Confirmed for Saturday’s Castleisland First Responder Golf Classic

Tee Times Confirmed for Saturday’s Castleisland First Responder Golf Classic

The tee times for this Saturday’s Castleisland First Responder fundraising Golf Classic have been confirmed and released with an 8am start and Walsh Colour Print leading the way. “The Castleisland CFR group would like to thank the local community which has positively supported us on our first major fundraising initiative,” said PRO Oorla Casey. The…

Castleisland’s Responders Delighted with First Fundraiser Response

Castleisland’s Responders Delighted with First Fundraiser Response

Founders of the almost up and running Castleisland First Responders Unit are extremely grateful to the members of the public who supported their first fundraiser on Saturday morning. “We would like to extend a heart felt thanks to all who came to support us on Saturday,” said Neil Browne one of the people behind the…

Coffee Morning for Community First Responders Unit

Coffee Morning for Community First Responders Unit

While well up and running, the still forming Castleisland Community First Responders Unit is now in fundraising mode with the advancement of its aims very much to the fore. The organisers will conduct a Coffee Morning on the coming Saturday, June 8th at 10am at the former Tomo Burke Electrical, 32 Lower Main Street, Castleisland…

Silver Medals for Moms as Mothers’ Day Gesture

Silver Medals for Moms as Mothers’ Day Gesture

St. Mary’s U-14 girls contested the All Ireland ‘A’ Club Championships at the weekend. They had a loss in their first game against Limerck Celtics by just four points. By Liz Galwey, PRO But they went on to have wins over KUBS and Fr. Matthews in the next two games to secure a place in…