August 2016

Service of Remembrance for Shannon Drowning Anniversary

Seventeen (17) local people were lost in the ‘Shannon Drowning’ on the 15th August 1893 and we invite you to join us at the Monument at 12.30pm for a Service of Remembrance. Afterwards we will walk to Mulalley’s Berth to lay 17 Roses at the Memorial Stone.  Everybody Welcome.    The family names of Murphy (Maurice and his young son Paddy) Scanlon (sisters Mary, Katie, Bridget and br.....
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Tarbert Heritage Festival 2016

  Tarbert Development Association are proud to announce the Tarbert Heritage Festival 2016, set to take place between Friday August 19th and Sunday 28th to coincide with National Heritage Week.. It will feature a wealth of events to celebrate our local heritage and culminates with a festive weekend celebration featuring a Tug of War championship competition, GAA Football blitz, mussel eating competition, and of course the famous Tarbert Regatta complete with rowing competitions to.....
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Christopher Keane launching new Tarbert book

NEW BOOK – Christopher Keane, Tarbert and Cork has written a very interesting book “From Laoise to Kerry” a detailed account of the transplantation of the Moores, Kellys, Dowlings, Lawlors, Dorans, Dees and McEvoys to Tarbert in 1607 and the continuing presence of these surnames in North Kerry and West Limerick to the present day. The book will be launched on Sat 20 th Aug at 7pm (after vigil mass) by Dr. Declan Downey in the Community Centre. Everybody welco.....
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