Local News and Events

Shannon Drowning Remembrance Ceremony

Wednesday 15th August 2018 – 125 years ago, Seventeen (17) local people were lost in the ‘Shannon Drowning’ on the 15th August 1893 and we invite you to join us at the Memorial Plaza at 12.30pm for a Service of Remembrance. Afterwards we will walk to Mulalley’s Berth to lay a wreath at the Memorial Stone. Everybody Welcome.   Click play on the interview below from Radio Kerry some years back, which gives a historical context to this local tragedy of 1893, fe.....
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CE Scheme Vacancies

Tarbert Asdee Ballylongford CE schemes are currently recruiting for a Tidy Towns Environmental Assistant to work in Tarbert village and also a Caretaker to work in Ballylongford Parish Hall. If interested in a position, call to the CE scheme office in the Parish Hall in Ballylongford and speak with Jim O’Connor or Jackie Kissane or alternatively ring 068-43824 or email your Cv to asdeeballycommunityproject@gmail.com. Ce scheme rates and eligibility apply. .....
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Tidy Towns

National Tidy Towns adjudication takes place between 1st June and the end of August and we are seeking the help of as many people as possible to help with the many tasks we need to undertake during the next few months. These tasks include washing, cleaning, painting, weeding, sweeping and litter control. We are arranging for a general clean-up in each area, within the speed limits, over the coming weeks and the area selected will be notified in advance. Hope yo.....
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WALK FOR KERRY HOSPICE ON GOOD FRIDAY

A total of €3010 was raised by Tarbert walkers for Kerry Hospice on Good Friday.  Thanks to all who turned out for the walk and raised funds for a good cause and thanks to all who sponsored them.  All funds raised went directly to Kerry Hospice who continue to support those in need of palliative care. Your continued support is much appreciated and greatly needed. Thanks to Fr. John O’Connor who prayed with us and blessed the walkers.  Thanks to the Stewa.....
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LIVING IN RECOVERY

Irish Olympian and Silver Medallist Ken Egan, Musician Shane McVicker and singer songwriter Cathy C will be sharing their own personal and inspirational recovery stories, on Thur. 10th May in the Community Centre at 8.30pm. Eileen Foley, a local addiction counsellor will be our MC on the night. Admission is Free – Come and sit awhile with friends – There will be some music in .....
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Tidy Towns

National Tidy Towns adjudication takes place between 1st June and the end of August and we are seeking the help of as many people as possible to help with the many tasks we need to undertake during the next few months. These tasks include washing, cleaning, painting, weeding, sweeping and litter control. We are arranging for a general clean-up in each area, within the speed limits, over the coming weeks and the area selected will be notified in advance. Hope yo.....
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Thursday May10th 2018 – Living in Recovery – Tarbert Community Centre at 8.30pm

Irish Olympian and Silver Medallist Ken Egan, Musician Shane McVicker and singer songwriter Cathy C will be sharing their own personal and inspirational recovery stories. Eileen Foley, a local addiction counsellor will be our MC on the night. Admission is Free – Come and sit awhile with friends – There will be some music in the air also. Teas and Coffees in abundance and bring a friend or two of course. Guest Speakers will talk about their own Recovery Journeys K.....
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From Laois to Kerry: The Crosbie Landlords and the Transplantation of the Laois Septs to Tarbert and North Kerry

A talk based on the book ‘From Laois to Kerry’ will be given in the Seanchai Centre in Listowel at 7-30 on Tuesday,the 17th April. It will be given by the book’s author Christopher Keane, a native of Tarbert. This talk will explore the somewhat forgotten story of the strong Kerry connection with County Laois. Around four centuries ago the Laois clans, always known as the Seven Septs, Moores, Kellys, Dowlings, Lawlors, Dorans, Dees and McEvoys, w.....
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Bootcamp Classes

Bootcamp classes with Sinead Griffin, PT, have started back at Tarbert Community Centre. Every Tuesday from 7pm to 8pm. Classes are suited to all levels and ages. A one hour workout including body-weight exercises, cardiovascular drills, targeting core exercises and fat burning/muscle building techniques using a variety of equipment such as power bags, kettlebells, dumbbells and more. Dedicate the next few weeks to: trying new things going outside of your comfort.....
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