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Members of Coiste Thionól Mhic Easmainn who are organising this year’s Casement Gathering in Tralee on Friday 15th September in The Meadowlands Hotel: tosach (ó chlé) – Pádraig Mac Fhearghusa, Seán Seosamh Ó Conchubhair (Cathaoirleach), Dawn Uí Chonchubhair. Líne 2 (ó chlé) – Brian Caball, Dr Tadhg Ó hArragáin, who will officially open The Gathering and speak ón Tomás Ághas/Thomas Ashe, Aoife Ní Chonchubhair, Brian O’Daly.

Casement Autumn Gathering To Take Place This Friday

September 13, 2017 at 1:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS year’s Tionól Mhic Easmainn/Casement Autumn Gathering will take place in The Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee, at 8pm on Friday next, September 15. This year’s lecture, entitled ‘Saving Roger Casement: The Exiled Children’s Misplaced Trust’, will be given by Dr Robert (Bob) Schmuhl of Notre Dame University, Indiana, USA. Dr Schmuhl, author of ‘Ireland’s […]

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Great Grandniece Of Roger Casement Visits Memorial In Ardfert

Great Grandniece Of Roger Casement Visits Memorial In Ardfert

August 7, 2016 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

THE great grandniece of Roger Casement paid a visit to Tralee, Ardfert and Ballyheigue this week as part of events to mark the centenary of his death. Margaret Farrington-Curtis – who was accompanied by her husband Ken – is from Melbourne and it was her first visit to Ireland. Casement’s brother, Charles, […]

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Marathon Dance Event Planned For Banna Strand Next Month

Marathon Dance Event Planned For Banna Strand Next Month

June 22, 2016 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

  LOCAL, visitors, young and old are invited to come along to Féile Fáilte, a free, outdoor, day-long celebration of the dancing body, on the beach made famous by Roger Casement’s ill-fated 1916 landing. Running from 3pm to midnight on Saturday, July 23, Féile Fáilte will feature dance performances, an evening ceilí, a sun-down […]

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Kerry Museum Buys Roger Casement ‘Buried Treasure’ Map For £7,000

Kerry Museum Buys Roger Casement ‘Buried Treasure’ Map For £7,000

March 23, 2016 at 2:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Museum has purchased at auction a map drawn by Sir Roger Casement showing where he reputedly buried gold and silver coins and other items near Banna Strand before he was arrested on Good Friday in 1916. A successful bid of £7,000 (stg) – supported by the Department of […]

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A Fitting Celebration Of Roger Casement In Tralee

A Fitting Celebration Of Roger Casement In Tralee

September 9, 2015 at 8:52 am Comments are Disabled

Brian Caball writes about the Roger Casement Gathering which took place in Tralee at the weekend…. Tionól Mhic Easmainn 2015, or the Roger Casement Gathering, was held in Tralee and was hosted at Fels Point Hotel on Friday and Saturday last, 4th/5th September. The official opening was by our own Celine Slattery […]

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Roger Casement Gathering Planned For Late August

Roger Casement Gathering Planned For Late August

July 29, 2014 at 11:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual celebration of Roger Casement will take place in Tralee at the end of August. The Tionól Ruairí Mhic Easmainn will take place this year on 29th/30th August at Meadowlands Hotel where three Kerrymen with interest in and expertise on Roger Casement and his times will address The Gathering on […]

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