EMIGRANT SUPPORT: The Kerry Emigrant Support Services wish to thank all those who contributed to their recent church gate collection which raised 678 euro. Thanks also to the collectors and those who contributed in any in making the trip to the Annual tripe to the Towers in Ballybunion such a success. A special thanks to Tarbert Social Services for their continued support. The entertainment provided by the musicians from Loughill every year is much appreciated by both the visitors and volunteers alike, a word of gratitude to all those who provide the beautiful home made sandwiches and cakes etcetera is gratefully extended. Mile Buiochas!
Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann enrolment night for music classes will be held on Monday September 10 between 7 and 8pm in St Oliver's National School. Teachers will be available. Classes will resume on September 28 for beginners only of all instruments and for all pupils on October 5.
CHURCH GATE COLLECTIONS:
It is no longer considered appropriate that church goers should be confronted by collections at the church gate as they go to mass on such a regular basis. Discussions are taking place with a view to curtailing collections considered to be outside the parameter of genuine charitable causes if nor banning the practice altogether.
The 2012 Tarbert Heritage Weekend concluded on Sunday 28th August when a group assembled at the Bridewell and took off for the Island Rd with the intention of making a call to Tarbert House.