PHOTOS: Another Glimpse Into The Past From ‘T’was Only Like Yesterday’

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Tralee photographer, John Cleary.

TRALEE photographer, John Cleary’s ‘T’was Only Like Yesterday’ has found its way into many home in the past number of months

The book of photographs concentrates on the 1980s with images from sporting, religious, social and political life from Tralee and Kerry all contained therein.


John has given us a few more of the images featured in the book, to give a glimpse into the past and says the book would be perfect gift for Kerry people living abroad as St Patrick’s Day approaches.

• In Tralee, the book is available from O’Mahony’s, Polymath and the Kerry Book Shop, Clearys Photography on Russell Street and the Quality Framing Company on Matt Talbot Road. It is priced €20. Scroll down for photos…

Carole Commane, Geraldine O’Shea, Violet Lynch and Helen O’Mahony in the Guards and Nurses Tops of the Town show. Photo by John Cleary

St. John’s Church. No Pastoral Centre. No car park, No back road to St. John’s for a car park. You can see Presentation Primary School, Upper Castle Street, and top of picture Denny Street.


Danny Leane and Michael Clifford, Lohercannon, trying to keep a flood out.

Billy Curtin, leading the Christmas day swim in Fenit.

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