The Late Phyllis Riordan, nee Brosnan, St. Stephen’s Park and Knockeen, Castleisland

The Late Phyllis Riordan, nee Brosnan, St. Stephen’s Park and Knockeen, Castleisland

The death has occurred of Phyllis Riordan, nee Brosnan, No. 3 St. Stephen’s Park, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and formerly of Knockeen, Castleisland, Co. Kerry. Peacefully at home on November, 18th. 2021 in the presence of her loving family after a long illness bravely borne. Predeceased by her husband Ned , son Dan and grand-daughter Áine.…

Friends of Kenneth Golden Launch Emergency Medical Fund

Friends of Kenneth Golden Launch Emergency Medical Fund

Riverside Drive, Castleisland native and Chicago, USA based policeman, Kenneth Golden suffered a serious medical emergency at home on the weekend of October 13, 2018. Kenneth, now in his late 40s, is a past pupil of Castleisland Community and was very popular and witty part-time barman at several pubs in Castleisland before he headed to…

JOS Skin & Beauty Salon Now Open at Riverside Drive, Castleisland

JOS Skin & Beauty Salon Now Open at Riverside Drive, Castleisland

Jessie O’Sullivan is a Castleisland native who has just returned to Ireland after spending the most of a decade in Australia. While in exile, Jessie gained invaluable experience in the area of beauty treatments as well as in skin and anti-aging techniques. “I am a qualified beauty and massage therapist for eight years and have…

Raw Sewage Being Pumped into Maine Tributary

Raw Sewage Being Pumped into Maine Tributary

“Water quality in the River Maine, downstream of Castleisland, is of an ‘unacceptable status’ as far as the water framework directive standards are concerned,” – that’s according to a Kerry County Council report from a couple of years ago. It is unlikely that any river anywhere has come completely clean out of its relationship with…

Eulogy and Obituary for the late Eileen McGillicuddy nee Kelleher

Eulogy and Obituary for the late Eileen McGillicuddy nee Kelleher

Eulogy for Eileen McGillicuddy ( nee Kelleher) by her daughter, Áine McGillicuddy on Thursday 25 Feb 2016 in the Church of St. Stephen & John, Castleisland. Caithfidh mé buíochas ar leith a ghabháildo Helen Tangney agus do Mhúinteoir Pádraigín agus Tomás agus do chór álainn Ghaelscoil Aogáin a dhein jab iontach inniu. Táim cinnte gur…

The Late Mrs. Eileen McGillicuddy, Riverside Drive, Castleisland

The Late Mrs. Eileen McGillicuddy, Riverside Drive, Castleisland

The death has occurred of Eileen McGillicuddy (née Kelleher) Riverside Drive, Castleisland and Ballyard, Tralee February 23rd 2016 (peacefully) in the tender care of the staff our Our Lady of Fatima Nursing Home, Tralee, Eileen, beloved wife of the late Gene. Much loved mother of Seán and Áine, stepmother of Tadhg, Helen, Joan and the…