TALENT SHOW: The Tarbert All Ireland Talent Show Competition where the winning act/group will receive 1000 euro and an audition to enter the All Ireland Talent Show is up and running.

Entry fee for the event is only 10 euro and entrants are asked to post their entrance fee to the Secretary of Tarbert Community Care Centre c/o Post Office Tarbert, County Kerry before May 11, 2010. SHOW HOUSE: The Tarbert E-Town Show House will be open for viewing on Sunday May 2 and Sunday May 10 from 12 noon to 4 pm. Tarbert E-Town is an architecturally designed scheme of eight houses with work units either attached or separate from the living quarters, all units are broadband enabled. This Shannon Development work-life initiative is targeting people who currently have long commutes to work each day and wish to set up a business and could easily work from home. It would ideally suit micro businesses in the traded services sector, or businesses such as graphic design, consultancy, web design, publishing and professional services. GAA LOTTO: There was no jackpot winner at last week's lotto draw. The winning numbers were; 8, 15,17and 18. The winner of the bar prize was Enda Gildea and the lucky dip winners were; Angela McElligott, Patricia Griffin, Sheila Langan, Mike McLoughlin and the Griffin Family Main Street. Owing to a, bereavement, there will be no lotto draw this week. Next week's draw for a jackpot of 12,700 euro will be held at the Anchor Bar. The Club wishes to thank all who promote and support the lotto. MINOR FOOTBALL: Tarbert minor team had a very comprehensive win over Duagh in the semi final of the County Minor League at Shannon Park last Friday evening. In a top drawer performance Tarbert led from the throw in and never surrendered that lead, limiting Duagh to a total score of 1-02. The Tarbert gaol-keeper and defence were as solid as a rock, they eclipsed Duagh at centre field and the scoreline of 518 is ample evidence of the superiority of a cohesive forward line. Tarbert line out and scorers were; Miceal Carrig, Brian Mullane, Cormac Wall (102). Denis Gallagher (0-02), Paddy McDermott, Conor Flavin, Ian Flavin, David Langan (1-06), Mark Buckley (0-03), Niall Foley (1-00), Gerald O'Sullivan (1-04). Substitutes who played were; Shane O'Connor, Jack Finucane (0-01) and Noel Kennedy (1-00). Tarbert play Moyvane in the final. See notice board at the entrance to Shannon Park for venue, date and time. TARBERT DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION: is happy to report that two more projects have been completed in the past weeks. The bi-lingual street and housing estates signs are now in place so this years Tidy Towns adjudicator should have no trouble finding his way about. These lovely signs were designed and made for us by Liam and Eithne Lavery, Liam's dad was the late Bill Lavery, a Tarbert native. TDA wish to thank the volunteers who turned out to help Johnny put the signs in place. We are also indebted to the following for allowing us to use their buildings to display the street signs: Ted and Margaret O Connor of the Ferry House Hostel; Fr John O Connor and Kieran Flynn. The other project, which is structurally completed, is the re-routed section of the John F. Leslie Woodland Walk. The bridging of the stream known as Stranavaun and the terraced steps near the Island Road certainly compliments and even enhances the Woodland Walk. The Bridge is of galvanised steel with a non-slip surface and solid side railings, which was constructed by Micheál Coolahan. The Steps were done by volunteers to whom we owe a debt of gratitude for the time and effort freely given. TDA also want to thank Mrs Ursula Leslie for her continued co-operation in relation to this lovely walk through the Leslie property. COMHALTAS FLEADH: Ballylongford and Tarbert Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri wish to advise all those interested in taking part in the County Fleadh that they should have their entries submitted before May 14, 2010. For further details please contact Catherine McElistrtim on (068) 43266. DEATH: Sympathy is extended to Tom O'Connor of Woodview place on the recent death of his brother P.J. May he Rest in Peace! DEATH: The death took place recently of Mary Moriarty of Glenculaire Tarbert. Mary was an esteemed member of the Moriarty Family and will be sadly missed.The deceasede lady was in her eighties and was predeceased by her niece, Mrs Peg Canty (nee Moriarty) Listowel. Mary is survived by her sister Margaret in England, sister-in-law Mrs Margaret Moriarty of Glenculaire, nephews; nieces, relatives and friends to whom the sympathy of the community is extended. May She Rest in Peace! WISHING TREE PRESCHOOL: Opening this coming September enrolling now. Limited free ECCE places still available. Also offering part-time places for 2 and 3 year olds. For information and bookings contact Julie at 36209.