August 2013

Report: Heritage Weekend Woodland Walk 2013

The 2013 Tarbert Heritage Weekend was celebrated on Sunday 18th August when a group of over 40 people assembled at the Bridewell and took off for the John F Leslie Woodland Walk with the intention of making a first call to Tarbert House. Walking up the avenue to the house the group encountered a surprise visitor, Daniel O Connell (dramatist persona Jerry O Connell) in period dress. He delivered a most interesting and fascinating account of his political and historical activities an.....
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Michael Healy R.I.P

The recent death of Michael Healy (formerly of Meelcon Tarbert) occurred in England. Michael’s remains were removed from St. Mary’s Funeral Home, Chapel St. Tarbert on Tuesday evening August 20 at 8pm to St. Mary’s Church Tarbert. Requiem Mass for the repose of Michael’s soul was concelebrated on Wednesday August 21 at 11am by Fr Danny Broderick, Fr. Philip O’Connell and Fr. James O’Hanlon. Michael is survived by his sisters: Josephine, Bridie and Mary, brothers; Th.....
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Brendan O’Neill R.I.P

The death of Brendan O’Neill of Pulleen, Tarbert occurred Monday August 20 after a long illness borne with courage and dignity. Brendan was a quiet and decent gentleman devoted to his wife Ina and their children. He had worked at Tarbert Power Station for several years prior to his retirement on health grounds. He was a beautiful singer and was often called on to help get a sing-song going at special occasions. He was a good card player and was a regular at card sessions at the Lant.....
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Townies vs Sputniks: The Report

We can, now that the dust has settled look back with great pride at the wonderful event which took place in Shannon Park on Sunday August 18. These games had been well planned prior to the event but the parade and matches that took place were well beyond expectations. The Townie’s gathered at the e-town and led by Liz Kelly, the beautiful Cleopatra, marched through the village with music and dance through the streets. The Sputniks not to be outdone had King Bill Walsh as their leader and .....
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