July 2019

Graveyard Mass

The local graveyard masses have been arranged for the evening time of 7pm as follows: Lislaughtin Abbey on Friday 2nd August, Kilnaughtin on Friday the 9th of August and St. Mary’s, Tarbert on Friday the 16th of August. .....
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Window on the Past

Tarbert had its own military regiment, the loyal Tarbert Fencibles. This infantry regiment was raised by Sir Edward Leslie in July 1798. Recruits were drawn mainly from counties Kerry and Limerick. The Fencibles were primarily home guard regiments for the defence of Ireland and England in the event of a French invasion. The Tarbert Fencibles served in the South of England and the Channel Islands. Over 200 volunteers from the regiment took part in the war in Holland against France and her alli.....
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Colleen Bawn 200th anniversary

COLLEEN BAWN 200th  ANNIVERSARY & TARBERT BRIDEWELL TOUR  – will be held on Sat.27th July at 10am – €15 per person – Booking essential. Outing will include; A return trip on Car Ferry as foot passenger, a visit to the Coleen Bawn Grave and a talk on the Colleen Bawn by local Historian Patrick Lynch. Tea/Coffee & Scone at the Tarbert Bridewell on return. Tour of Tarbert Bridewell Exhibition with new Sound System and Audio Visual. Bookin.....
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