Kerry To Remember Those Who Died During COVID Pandemic At Special Service

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A SPECIAL service will take place in Tralee later this month in memory of those who have died during the Covid pandemic.

Radio Kerry with the Horizons team will broadcast the ‘Kerry Remembers’ service at 9am on Sunday morning, September 26, in Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church Tralee.

This multi denominational remembrance service marks with reverence those who have died between St. Patrick’s day 2020 and the present.

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Representatives of frontline workers, services and community groups that made this Covid time more bearable are thanked and invited to attend.

The public is invited to attend with the capacity of 500 set due to COVID regulations.  If you cannot attend you can listen on Radio Kerry, or watch the service streamed from Our Lady and St. Brendans Church Tralee on

This event takes the place of the usual Sunday morning Horizons programme.  If you would like to, you can visit the church to submit your loved one’s name and date of death for the physical Memory Tree.

There will be a basket of blank cards in St. Brendans, available. These will be placed on the Memory Tree by the team.

Alternatively you can make you own memory card/heart and place it in the basket for hanging. For those not living nearby, you can email details of your loved ones and the Horizons team will complete a card and hang it for you.

Submit by email to: You can also post information for the memory card to ‘Kerry Remembers’ at Radio Kerry, Maine Street, Tralee by next Friday.

Bríd Ní Mhóráin will be reading her new poem Aishling as part of the service. Music at Kerry Remembers will be provided by Sharon Lyons accompanied by Tony O Flaherty.

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