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…

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

First Lotto Draw of 2019 The first draw of 2019 was held in The Shoemaker’s Bar on Saturday night.  The numbers drawn were 2, 11, 12 and 28. By Pat Hartnett: PRO There was no winner of the jackpot of €5,600.  Lucky dip prizes were won by: Amy Crowley, Kilcow, €30 and €20 each to…

Stephen Murphy Awarded ‘Outstanding Achievement’ Scholarship From U.C.C.

Stephen Murphy Awarded ‘Outstanding Achievement’ Scholarship From U.C.C.

Everyone at St. Patrick’s Secondary School, Castleisland is delighted with the news this week that Stephen Murphy,  who completed his Leaving Certificate at the school this year,  has been awarded the UCC Quercus Entrance Scholarship for the 2018/2019 academic year. Outstanding Leaving Cert Stephen has been awarded the scholarship on the basis of his outstanding…

Graduation and Awards Evening at St. Patrick’s Secondary School

Graduation and Awards Evening at St. Patrick’s Secondary School

The school community, staff, parents, students and guests, of St Patrick’s Secondary School gathered on Tuesday to mark the end of the school year with their graduation ceremony and awards ceremony. The afternoon began with the graduation mass celebrated by our school chaplain Fr. Buckley. This was a wonderful ceremony with music, singing and readings…

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

The Desmond’s senior men’s team will host St.Mary’s of Caherciveen on Saturday July 22nd  at 7:30pm in the Kerry county league. We played the same team in the quarter final of the county intermediate championship on April 30th so hopefully we will have better luck this time. Last Saturday evening Desmond’s played Kerins O’Rahillys in…

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club senior men’s team starts off its Co. League Division 1 programme for 2017 with an away game to Milltown-Castlemaine on this Sunday March 19th at 2pm. By Gerdie Murphy Wishing the team and management all of the best for this game. Minors Host and Defeat Kenmare The Desmonds minor boys team…

Castleisland District Wins County U-16 Championship

Castleisland District Wins County U-16 Championship

Lee Strand U16 County Final: Castleisland 4-4 Mid Kerry 1-2 Two years ago at U-14 Castleisland narrowly prevailed against the same opposition in one of the best county finals I have ever seen. It was a little more comfortable for the champions on this occasion, the physical disparity having grown if anything in the interim.…

Horan’s Sharpshooting Puts Castleisland Into Final

Horan’s Sharpshooting Puts Castleisland Into Final

U-16 County Championship Semi-Final: Castleisland District 2-16 Kenmare District 1-13. Report: Jimmy O’Sullivan Darcy Despite a strong wind and inclement weather, Castleisland and Kenmare served up an absolute thriller of a County U-16 semi-final. In the end, Castleisland had a bit to spare, but it was only in the last ten minutes that they finally…