Races Charity Presentation 2018 Worth €7,680 to Local Causes

Races Charity Presentation 2018 Worth €7,680 to Local Causes

Castleisland Race Committee had great pleasure in presenting cheques to the various beneficiaries of the proceeds of the fund-raising associated with the recent race festival. Local Charities Benefit First up was Castleisland and District Social Club which received €500 toward its Christmas party for the elderly. Scoil Muire Gan Smal received €2,080 as a result…

Thanks for Church Gate Contributions – Kerry Mental Health Association

Thanks for Church Gate Contributions – Kerry Mental Health Association

Kerry Mental Health Association (KMHA) Castleisland District Branch members wish to thank the community for its contribution to their recent annual church gate collection. The collection raised €1,395.  The branch covers Castleisland, Cordal, Scartaglin, Knocknagoshel, Ballymacelligot and Clogher, Currow and Currans. Second Chance on Main Street The branch also raises funds through its charity shop,…

Tara’s Grá for Religion Leads to Pastoral Ministry Certificate

Tara’s Grá for Religion Leads to Pastoral Ministry Certificate

After a weekly, Wednesday night course spanning 20 weeks Castleisland woman Tara Howarth qualified as a Pastoral Minister and was presented with a certificate by Bishop Ray Browne in St. John’s Pastoral Centre in Tralee. Tara enjoys being part of parish life and sharing her faith with the community and, like many people who choose…

The Door is Always Open at Second Chance

The Door is Always Open at Second Chance

The Second Chance Charity Shop on Main Street, Castleisland is dedicated to increasing awareness of mental health issues and promoting positive mental health for everyone. Originally the brainchild of two local ladies, second chance has now become an established presence on Castleisland’s Main Street and, is in its fourth successful year of trading. All the…