Post Tagged with: "Rath Cemetery"

Frustration That People With Mobility Issues Could Not Access Graveyard Over Three Days At Christmas

Frustration That People With Mobility Issues Could Not Access Graveyard Over Three Days At Christmas

January 10, 2019 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THE issue of the main gates to Rath Cemetery being closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and St Stephen’s Day was brought up by two councillors at Monday’s meeting of Tralee Municipal District. Sinn Féin Cllr Toireasa Ferris said she was contacted by a recently widowed woman who was spending her […]

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Callen, Nisha and Diana Cronin,  Phyllis Maher, Liam Maher and Catriona O'Connor at the unveiling of a memorial at Rath Cemetery to babies who died before, during or after childbirth. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Memorial To Commemorate Babies Unveiled At Rath Cemetery

August 28, 2017 at 12:17 pm Comments are Disabled

A MEMORIAL stone to commemorate babies who have died before, during or after birth was  unveiled and blessed at Rath Cemetery on Saturday morning. The memorial (beside the altar near the Ballinorig entrance) was blessed by Fr Gerard O’Leary, Chaplain at Kerry General Hospital, in a short ceremony attended by […]

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Memorial Stone To Commemorate Babies Who Died To Be Unveiled At Rath Cemetery

Memorial Stone To Commemorate Babies Who Died To Be Unveiled At Rath Cemetery

August 22, 2017 at 10:44 am 1 comment

A MEMORIAL stone to commemorate babies who have died before, during or after birth will be unveiled and blessed at Rath Cemetery, Tralee on Saturday next, August 26 at 11am. The memorial is being put in place by Kerry County Council in association with the Miscarriage Association of Ireland. The Association […]

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Call For Something To Be Done About Thefts From Graves At Rath Cemetery

Call For Something To Be Done About Thefts From Graves At Rath Cemetery

July 20, 2016 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a call for something to be done about thefts of items from graves at Rath Cemetery at the meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors on Tuesday. Cllr Toireasa Ferris asked the Council if anything can be done as it was causing heartache for families to see memorials go […]

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Section of the attendance at Rath cemetery Mass on Wednesday night.

PHOTOS: Over 2,000 People Attend Annual Rath Cemetery Mass

July 16, 2016 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

HUNDREDS of people turned out in Rath Cemetery on Wednesday evening for the annual Mass. Fr Sean Hannafin was the chief celebrant and he was joined by other clergy for the Mass. Many families stood at the graves of loved ones during the service which is always the biggest outdoor […]

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Councillor Calls For Increased Garda Checks At Cemetery After Anti-Social Behaviour

Councillor Calls For Increased Garda Checks At Cemetery After Anti-Social Behaviour

June 24, 2015 at 12:01 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE councillor  has called for routine Garda checks at Rath cemetery due to recent anti-social behaviour in the area. On Monday evening, there were reports of up to 20 people drinking in Rath cemetery while people were at the graveyard visiting loved one’s graves and there has been more incidents […]

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Attending the annual Mass for the Holy Souls at Rath cemetery on Wednesday evening by the Bishop of Kerry Ray Browne. Photo by John Cleary.

Mist Fails To Dampen Spirits Of 5,000 At Rath Cemetery Mass

July 10, 2014 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

ORGANISERS estimate that up to 5,000 people went to the annual Rath Cemetery Mass on Wednesday night. Bishop of Kerry, Ray Browne, was joined by 17 other clergymen to celebrate the annual Mass at the People’s Altar. “The Bishop was thrilled with the Mass and the turnout,” said Chairman of […]

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