Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

The Desmonds Senior Ladies played a very entertaining game in the Kerry LGFA Co. League at home on Tuesday evening against Beaufort losing by 4-14 to 3-13. By Gerdie Murphy, PRO They played very well on the evening with five U-16s, five minors and six seniors against a strong Beaufort team. Well done to all…

Dromtrasna Challenge to Support the Miriam Joy Cancer Treatment Fund

Dromtrasna Challenge to Support the Miriam Joy Cancer Treatment Fund

The fifth annual Dromtrasna Challenge will take place on Saturday 20th October, starting at Dromtrasna National School, Abbeyfeale. The event offers a unique opportunity to all members of the community to get involved through a 2K Children’s Run; a 4K Walk/Run and 10K Run. There is something for everyone in this year’s event. After Party…

Miriam Joy Cancer Fund Raises €36,318 of €120,000 on Day One

Miriam Joy Cancer Fund Raises €36,318 of €120,000 on Day One

A local mother of two little boys is fighting for her life and both sides of her extended family have joined forces and launched an appeal through a ‘gofundme’ page to help pay for the new direction her treatment is taking her. At the time of going to press the initiative has raised €36,318 from…

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News

The Castleisland Desmonds senior men travelled to play Spa in Killarney on Sunday and came away with convincing 5-16 to 1-12 win. This was very good overall team display and credit to all of the players and management on this result. They now travel to play St.Mary’s Caherciveen on Sunday April 30th at 2:30pm. Desmonds…

St. Mary’s Basketball Club Notes

St. Mary’s Basketball Club Notes

St. Mary’s Basketball Club’s Division two men engaged in a thrilling clash in the cup semi-final on Thursday. St. Mary’s 1 took on St. Mary’s 2 in a Castleisland derby game that went down to the wire. St. Mary’s 2 came out on top and progress to the final. St. Mary’s 1. 63 – St.…

A Good Week for Desmonds Teams

A Good Week for Desmonds Teams

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club senior men’s team travelled to play their first competitive game of 2017 when they played Listowel Emmets in Round 1 of the North Kerry League. By: Gerdie Murphy The visitors came home with the points on the score of 3-11 to 1-14.  This was overall a very good team display on…

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’ Intermediate Championship Hopes Dashed by Kenmare

Desmonds’ Intermediate Championship Hopes Dashed by Kenmare

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club seniors team travelled to Fitzgerald Stadium on Sunday with the hope that it might be third time lucky in the Kerry County Intermediate Championship semi final where they faced Kenmare Shamrocks. Desmonds haven fallen in the last two semi-finals in 2014 and 2015 maybe you felt their luck might change this…