Here come’s summer and what a way to start than to beat Cork in the Munster final. Anyway a good game and always friendly rivalry with our good Camp Corkonians !! Well done Kerry.
Camp Cash Cow event to be held on Sunday August 4th. is Camp’s answer to the Gathering. So all you family and friends of Camp far and wide, mark that date in your diary and help us to make it a great day and a great fundraising event for our Community Sports Field. Camp Community Council are organising a huge array of events on the day, Dog Show, Novelty Sports for Adults and children, Soccer, Penalty Shoot Out and lots more. A barbeque in the field so no need to cook dinner that day ! Its a day out for all the family. Tickets to partake in the Cash Cow Event are E10.00 and every penny goes to the Community Sports Development fund. Guess the spot where the cow does her business on the day and the winner will receive E500.00. Well worth a guess !!
Camp United Soccer enjoyed a great night at the Dogs at The Greyhound Stadium in Tralee on Saturday night last. Afterwards they all went down town to see “Turf” playing in The Blasket Pub. By all accounts it was like being in Camp with so many people there supporting our local band and some class dancing too I hear !! The winner of E500 on the night was Michael Farrell.
Congratulations to Brian O Shea, Kilteenbane, Camp and Tracy Walsh, Tralee who were married recently in St. Brendans Church, Curraheen. May they be enjoy many years of health and happiness in their life together !
Dan Mulcahy, Garrahies celebrated his 84th birthday on 12th July last, also celebrating a birthday on that date was Margaret Ashe, Ashes Bar, Camp and near neighbour Bridie Moran, Ballinknockane too celebrated a mammoth birthday on 14th July when she reached her 94th birthday. All are hail and hearty and enjoying good health. Congratulations, go maire sibh an chéad !!
Recovery Haven Cancer Support House ,Celebration of Light is taking place on Sunday 21st, at 8pm in Abbeyfeale, Ballybunion, Banna, Camp, Dingle, Fenit, Inch, Killarney, Killorglin, Portmagee The symbolic lighting of candles creates a very special atmosphere, people are united and hope is renewed. Through solidarity and light our sincere aim is to bring hope to our community”. All candles to be lit at 8pm on 21st July.
A Pilgrimage Walk and Mass will be celebrated at Sagart Mass Rock, Coumdubh, Annascaul on Friday 26th. July at 7.30 p.m. Rev. Ray Brown who is to be ordained Bishop of the Diocese of Kerry on 21st July is to celebrate the Mass on the evening which will be a very special and momentous occasion for the parish and the pastoral area of Corca Dhuibhne. As the terrain near and approaching the Mass Rock is unsuitable for cars, all taking part are asked to congregate at Annascaul Bridge. A Bus will take people from Annascaul Bridge (beginning at 6.00pm) to Annascaul Lake from where the Pilgrimage Walk will begin. Afterwards people will be taken by bus back down to Annascaul Bridge. And to conclude everybody is invited to a “Cupán Té” at the Annascaul Community Centre. All welcome !
And all our local Limerick friends are delighted with the Limerick Hurling victory over Cork yesterday crowning them Munster Champions after a 17 year gap. Up Limerick !!



One of our much loved local characters Pat Crean, Knockgloss Beg, Camp passed away peacefully on Sunday 16th June. Pat was a great storytellers always engaging, his easy style of delivery and attention to detail, the hour, day, time, where and when it happened always enthralled his audience. He loved to talk and share his wonderful memories of Camp long ago. Pat was a happy content man, never in a hurry, he had time for everybody. Ni Bheidh do léitheid arís ann. Pat was laid to rest in Ballinknockane Cemetary, Camp following requiem Mass at St. Marys Church on Wednesday morning.  Pat is survived by his brother Tom, sisters Sr. Teresa Ann and Sr. Catherine, sisters in law Kitty and Maureen, nieces, nephews, grandnephews, grandnieces, many relatives and friends to whom sympathy is extended. 

Sympathy is extended to the Baker and O Sullivan families, Baile Uachtarach, Baile an Feiriterigh on the sad death of Bríd Baker.  Bríd’s sister Nóirín Deane resides in Knockglossmore, Camp. Go nDéane Dia trócaire ar a h-anam dilís.


Corca Dhuibhne Pastoral Area Pilgrimage Walk & Mass at Sagart Mass Rock, Coumdubh,Annascaul will take place on Friday, 26th July.


The Annual Camp Cash Cow will be held on Sunday, August 4th. in Camp Community Field. A great day out for all the family. All proceeds go towards the Camp Community Field Development fund. Next Meeting – Thursday, 27th June 8.00 p.m. Old  School, Camp.


Jonathan Deane wishes to thank everyone who supported him in his fundraising to aid his trip to India. Aughacasla National School, 300euro, No Uniform Day. Pub Quiz in Ashes Bar, Camp 6030 euro and Garveys Dingle bag packing 733 euro. The Deane Family are most grateful to everyone who helped in any way to make this possible. As you may be aware Jonathan is very near the flooding at the moment and this as he said is an awful experience to see so many lives lost. We all wish him well.


Get out and keep fit.  Camp ICA ladies go on a walk every Wednesday morning. They meet in O Dwyers/Londis in the village around 9.30 am.  They take a different walk every week and it’s great fun and great exercise. Join them and you’ll love it !!


Camp Community Childcare Centre have an exciting programme of fun activities planned for our summer camps including indoor and outdoor activities run by qualified and experienced staff. These fun filled weeks of activities will include arts & crafts, music & movement, ball games, cooking & baking, treasure hunts, themed days and lots of surprises!!!!  Tel:  066 7130338, Email: Web:  These camps will be held Tuesday to Friday 10.00am – 3.00pm   Week 1: 9th– 12th July, Week 2: 23rd – 26th July,  Week 3: August 12th – 15th (Monday-Thursday) PRICE: €50-SPECIAL DISCOUNT PRICE OF €45 IF BOOKED ON OR BEFORE JUNE 27TH 2013




On behalf of W.K.M H.A. ,we would like to thank the Nionra in Lispole for their kind donation of 562 euro raised from their charity walk. This money will be used wisely to enhance the recovery of our clients.


Rachel Redshaw, Great Grand Daughter of the ill fated Dingle Train driver Alfred Redshaw who lost his life in the Curragh Dubh bridge train crash visited Camp recently.  A native of Canada Rachel was shown around by Mike O Neill, Railway Tavern and she was really amazed and very nostalgic recalling the memories and stories which were related to her about her Great Grand father. She met with Michael O Shea, Curradubh whose  has wonderful memories of the train and  before heading back to Dublin by train Rachel visited Alfred Redshaws final resting place in Tralee. Other members of the Redshaw family who live in Wales are planning to visit in the near future.  Alfred Redshaw R.I.P.


Over 80 people walked from Tralee to Castlegregory in the Jamie Wrenn Annual Cancer Walk in aid of the Cork/Kerry Cancer bus. The group stopped for refreshments in The Junction Bar and later were served food at Bolands Bar, Castlegregory where Des Kelliher and Band provided a lovely session of music. Well done to all who supported this event and to those who organise it every year.


Annual Night at the Dogs at Tralee Greyhound Stadium this Saturday night, July 6th.   E10 per ticket available from any of the players and chance to win E500. Children u/12 are free. Great night out for all the family, Please support !!


MUSIC FESTIVAL 5 – 7 July.  – Mick Hanly,  Friday 5th @ 7.30, Céilí, Saturday 7.30 and Seán Keane Sunday 7th @ 7.30 in Halla Le Chéile,Brandon.  Music & Dance workshops on Saturday 11 – 3 Halla Le Chéile with Dessie Kelliher, Gary O Brien, Damian Mullane, Triona Mangan, Máire Begley & Samantha Morris. Further info: eolas@cflt. 066 7138137. TICKETS ON SALE – HALLA LE CHEILE & DINGLE RECORD SHOP GREEN STREET, DINGLE (087 2984550).


We prevailed in a high scoring encounter in our county league game at the weekend, beating St. Pats on a score line of 5-9 to 2-9. Best for us were Emmet Kennedy, Colm Barry, Genie, and James Crean ( Who scored 3-7).

B TEAM: Our Junior team qualified for the semi-final of the county league on Friday last, despite going down to a strong Dingle team. The semi-final is fixed for this coming Friday, against Castlegregory. Venue to be confirmed.