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Pictured from left are Moira Murrell, CEO, Kerry County Council, Cllr. Norma Foley, Cathaoirleach, Kerry County Council, Nicky and Anne McAuliffe from Castleisland and Cllr. Mike Gleeson from Killarney at a civic reception held by Kerry County Council to honour Nicky and Anne's dedicated service to the teaching of traditional music of Sliabh Luachra to many hundreds of students. Pic: Pauline Dennigan

PHOTOS: Nicky And Anne Honoured For Contribution To Music In Kerry

April 16, 2019 at 1:17 pm Comments are Disabled

A MARRIED couple who have made an enormous contribution to traditional music in the county were honoured with a civic reception at Kerry County Council on Monday. Nicky and Anne McAuliffe were present for the occasion where Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley, outlined their importance to the […]

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Fionnbar Walsh and Elma Walsh joined by Kerry County Council Chief Executive Moira Morrell, Cllr John Joe Culloty and Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Norma Foley.

Fionnbar And Elma Walsh Honoured By Kerry County Council

February 18, 2019 at 2:08 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council today hosted a Civic Reception to honour the work of Fionnbar and Elma Walsh and the Donal Walsh #Livelife Foundation. At a reception at County Buildings in Tralee, the legacy of Donal Walsh and the work being done by his parents to promote his message of positivity […]

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Fr Pat Ahern, a founder member of Siamsa Tire: The National Folk Theatre, in 1973, was afforded a civic reception by Mayor of Kerry, Cllr John Sheahan,  HE has made a massive contribution to arts in the county over the years and now Fr Pat Ahern will be honour today by Kerry County Council with a Civic Reception.

Fr Ahern was honoured for his outstanding contribution to the artistic, cultural and literary tradition of the county.

A native of  Moyvane, Fr. Pat Ahern is a founder member of Siamsa Tire, the National Folk Theatre established in 1973.Fr. Pat was educated at  St Michael’s College, Listowel,  St. Brendan’s College, Killarney,  and St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth and studied music at UCC under the late Professor Fleischmann, graduating in 1962.

He helped develop Siamsa Tíre into the success it is today and was artistic director there until 1997. He also took part in broadcasting projects with Radio Kerry and RTE and was involved in a number of productions at the Abbey Theatre.

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Fr Pat Ahern Honoured By Kerry County Council

February 20, 2018 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

FR Pat Ahern, a founding member of Siamsa Tíre, was honoured yesterday by Kerry County Council with a Civic Reception. “This is an opportunity for Kerry County Council to acknowledge the tremendous work that Fr Pat has done over so many years to promote the artistic, musical and literary tradition […]

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Council Holds Civic Reception For Members Of The Defence Forces

Council Holds Civic Reception For Members Of The Defence Forces

February 21, 2017 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council held a Civic Reception to honour members of the Defence Forces for their contribution to United Nations peacekeeping, on Monday. Members of the permanent Defence Forces and the reserve Defence Forces were welcomed in the council chambers for the occasion, by proposer of the Civic Reception, Councillor Jim […]

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PHOTOS: Council Honours Tralee’s Gold Cup Hero Bryan Cooper

PHOTOS: Council Honours Tralee’s Gold Cup Hero Bryan Cooper

July 8, 2016 at 11:35 am Comments are Disabled

    THE achievements of a young man from Tralee were recognised by Kerry County Council on Thursday with a civic reception to recognise his sporting achievements. Jockey Bryan Cooper was joined by his family at Council Chambers where he was feted for his achievement of winning the Cheltenham Gold Cup on Don […]

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Ted To Be Honoured With Civic Reception This Monday

Ted To Be Honoured With Civic Reception This Monday

May 5, 2016 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

A WELL-DESERVED civic reception will be held on Monday for a man who has done enormous work for charity and cancer support in Kerry. Ted Moynihan of Kerry Hospice Foundation will receive the honour from the Tralee Municipal District at 1pm at Kerry County Council buildings at Rathass. The Tralee man […]

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