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Recital In Knightstown Commemorates Kerry’s WW1 Dead

Recital In Knightstown Commemorates Kerry’s WW1 Dead

November 12, 2018 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

A VERY touching event took place in Knightstown on Valentia on Sunday, Armistice Day, the day which marked 100 years since the end of World War I. Kerry County Council, in association with Creative Ireland and RTÉ Lyric FM, organised a commemorative recital at St. John the Baptist Church at […]

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Mark Bright plays 'The Last Post' at the WW1 Memorial in Ballymullen. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Tralee’s WW1 Dead Remembered At Commemoration Ceremony

November 11, 2018 at 12:47 pm 2 comments

THE rain stopped for a while on Sunday morning to facilitate a commemoration ceremony at the World War 1 memorial at Ballymullen. One hundred years to the minute since the Armistice came into effect, politicians and members of the public gathered at 11am to remember the 226 people from Tralee […]

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One of two plaques unveiled for Tralee's World War I dead. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Commemoration On Sunday In Tralee To Mark Centenary Of End Of WW1

November 8, 2018 at 4:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THE public is invited to a wreath-laying ceremony this Sunday morning in Tralee to mark the centenary of the end of World War 1. Organised by Tralee  Municipal District, the commemoration will take place at the WWI memorial at Ballymullen (opposite The Munster Bar). It will begin at 11am with […]

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Gavan Ring’s great-grandfather, James Hill.

Special Event In Kerry To Mark 100th Anniversary Of End Of WW1

October 4, 2018 at 4:29 pm 2 comments

DID you have a relative involved in ‘The Great War’? Well a very special event is being held in Valentia to mark the 100th anniversary of the armistice on November 11 and the Council is looking for images of  Kerry people who took part in the conflict to be part […]

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Lecture In Library On Tralee War Hero Who Died During World War 1

Lecture In Library On Tralee War Hero Who Died During World War 1

September 9, 2016 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

A LECTURE on a Tralee man who died during World War 1 will take place in Tralee Library during Culture Night next Friday. One hundred years ago this September, 22-year-old Denis Baily from Tralee won the Military Cross for his bravery during the Battle of the Somme. He was among […]

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RTÉ Nationwide special “Writing Irish soldiers back into history”
Photo shows – Leslie McCarthy, at the graveside of

Presentation Tralee Student To Feature On RTE Nationwide Remembrance Day Special

November 4, 2015 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

A PRESENTATION secondary school student is to feature in an RTE Nationwide special on the historical project ‘My Adopted Soldier’ Nationwide will broadcast two special programmes this November which focus on a unique project involving a student from every county in Ireland who adopted a soldier who died in World War 1. […]

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Cllrs Want All Tralee WW1 Dead To Be Honoured On Controversial Monument

Cllrs Want All Tralee WW1 Dead To Be Honoured On Controversial Monument

July 7, 2015 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE councillors have agreed that they would like to change the wording on the new Ballymullen monument which has caused controversy in recent weeks. A local resident raised objections that there was no public consultation with the public prior to erecting a monument to a British Army regiment, the Royal Munster […]

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