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Census 2016 Reveals Catholics Down In Tralee While ‘No Religion’ Up Dramatically

Census 2016 Reveals Catholics Down In Tralee While ‘No Religion’ Up Dramatically

October 13, 2017 at 11:02 am 1 comment

THE number of Catholics in Tralee fell by around seven percent in five years according to the latest stats from Census 2016. It also shows a rise a dramatic rise in those who have no religion, an increase in the number of Muslims in town and a slight fall in […]

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In St John's Church in Ashe Street with a representative drawing of the planned new stained glass window were, from left: Fr Sean Hanifin, Cllr Norma Foley, Bill Looney, Denis Kelliher, Fr Bernard Healy, Cathrine Dwyer and John Griffin. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

St John’s To Mark Tralee’s 800th Birthday With New Stained Glass Window

August 7, 2015 at 9:26 pm Comments are Disabled

PLANS for New Reconciliation Window in St. Johns Plans have been announced for a new stained glass window in St. John’s Catholic Church, Tralee which is renowned for its church art. It will be the first window to be installed in over 60 years. Story continued below… The new stained […]

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Fr. Padraig Walsh PP. celebrated his Silver Jubilee on Saturday evening with Mass at 'Our Lady and St. Brendan's Church. Photo: John Cleary.

PHOTOS: Fr Padraig Celebrates 25 Years A Priest With Big Bash At St Brendan’s

June 24, 2015 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

OUR LADY AND ST BRENDAN’S parish priest celebrated 25 years in the priesthood last Saturday evening. The occasion was marked by a vigil mass followed by a social gathering in the adjoining pastoral centre and a specially erected marquee, where hundreds, including Bishop of Kerry, Ray Browne, enjoyed food and […]

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PHOTOS: Large Crowd Attends Easter Pageant In St John’s

PHOTOS: Large Crowd Attends Easter Pageant In St John’s

April 4, 2015 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

A LARGE crowd attended a special Easter pageant on Good Friday from a local drama group in St John’s Church. The Tralee Parish Liturgy Drama Group’s weeks of preparation paid off when they staged a moving pageant of the passion of the Christ during the afternoon. There were various re-enactments […]

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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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Fr Hanafin Reappointed To St John’s For Further Six Years

Fr Hanafin Reappointed To St John’s For Further Six Years

June 28, 2014 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

FR. Seán Hanafin has been re-appointed to his present posting as Parish Priest in St John’s Tralee for a further six-year term. The announcement came following a re-shuffle of diocesan appointments by Bishop Ray Browne just before the weekend. Commenting on the appointments, Bishop Browne said parish life is healthy throughout […]

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Learning About Islam At The Brandon

Learning About Islam At The Brandon

June 23, 2014 at 2:52 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a steady stream of visitors to the Brandon Hotel on Saturday for the second annual Discover Islam open day. Organised by the Kerry Islamic Outreach Society, the event had a number of stands detailing what Islam is all about and telling of the Society’s work in the community. “It’s […]

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