A Night of Celebration to Remember for Desmonds Ladies Club

A Night of Celebration to Remember for Desmonds Ladies Club

Castleisland Desmonds ladies celebrated their Kerry and Munster success in style at the River Island Hotel last Saturday night with a lovely four course meal, a special souvenir booklet, a few speeches, and the all important presentations of the winning medals. Report: Dan Kearney There was plenty craic as well of course and the disco…

Desmonds Ladies Advance in Intermediate Championship

Desmonds Ladies Advance in Intermediate Championship

  Castleisland Desmonds 4-17 Austin Stacks 2-3. Desmonds ladies travelled to Tralee on a lovely autumn morning last Sunday where they played Stacks in their first game of this year’s Randles Brothers County Intermediate Championship. By Gerdie Murphy The visiting team rushed into the lead with some excellent scores from the boots of Lorraine Scanlon…

Euro Basketball Champions Invited Back for 2018 Tournament

Euro Basketball Champions Invited Back for 2018 Tournament

In the continuing parade of victorious basketball teams over the years, one will stand out in the memories of the party which flew to Spain last month to compete in a long established tournament there. Even though weeks have passed since, there is still a feeling of ‘Did we really do That’ about the magic…

St. Mary’s U-16 Girls Bring First International Title Home

St. Mary’s U-16 Girls Bring First International Title Home

St. Mary’s Basketball Club’s U-16 girls made the long journey last week to Malgrat de Mar in Barcelona to take part in the 32nd annual Tomas Sola tournament. They also made history by winning it – and the first ever international title for the club in its many illustrious years in existence. Report by Liz…

St. Mary’s Club Go Gate Collecting as U-16 Girls Go to Play in Spain

St. Mary’s Club Go Gate Collecting as U-16 Girls Go to Play in Spain

St. Mary’s Basketball Club will hold its annual church gate collection at all masses over this Easter weekend. U-16 Girls off to Sunny Spain Meanwhile, the club’s U-16 girls and coaches, Aoife Nolan and Conor Brosnan are bound for the Mediterranean coast of Spain to represent the club in a long running tournament there. By…

Community College Tractor Run – A Roaring Success

Community College Tractor Run – A Roaring Success

Months of hard work and planning came together recently for the long-awaited, Castleisland Community College Tractor Run. No less than 31 vintage and modern tractors hit the road on Sunday, March 5th in aid of farm safety education for students in the community college. Young Social Innovators The idea for the tractor run came from…

Excitement Building for Castleisland Community College Tractor Run

Excitement Building for Castleisland Community College Tractor Run

Plans are well advanced for Castleisland Community College’s first Tractor Run, which takes place on Sunday, March 5th. The event will launch the beginning of the schools 30 year celebration at their current location in Tonbwee. Registration will take place in the community college at 12:45pm and roll out will be at 1:30pm. Tractors will…

Water Explorers, Conservationists and Rappers at Community College

Water Explorers, Conservationists and Rappers at Community College

Transition year students of Castleisland Community College are presently leading the country in the Water Explorer Competition. The competition is open to both primary and secondary schools and is about raising awareness of water conservation and issues relevant to water. Teacher and project facilitator, Doreen Killington explains what the competition is all about: “This is…

Michael Mulcahy Returns to Kerry with Schools Drama Classes

Michael Mulcahy Returns to Kerry with Schools Drama Classes

Michael Hilliard Mulcahy, a Dublin based playwright and actor from Kerry, has been travelling to Kerry every week since September to facilitate drama classes with second level schools in the East Kerry area. He has worked with students in Castleisland Community College, St Patrick’s and Presentation Secondary Schools in Castleisland as well as in Rathmore…

Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

On this Sunday, November 20th. Desmonds senior men’s team will play St.Senan’s in the quarter final of the North Kerry Senior Football Championship. This game will be played in Frank Sheehy Park, Listowel. Throw in at 3pm. Extra time if required. Highs and Lows in Ladies Final Desmonds ladies played in the North Kerry Ladies…