Tarbert Oct 26

MISSION TIMES: Masses will be 7.30am and 9.30am – Monday to Thursday

MISSION TIMES: Masses will be 7.30am and 9.30am – Monday to Thursday

No morning mass on Friday. Final mass celebrated by Bishop, Raymond Browne on Friday evening at 7.30pm. Mission each evening at 7.30pm. Note the evening mission does not include mass.

PARISH MISSION: The Parish Mission got under way last Saturday night at the Vigil Mass at 7:30pm.London born Niall got a standing ovation after he had shared his experiences along the pilgrim way and how he arrived at where he is today as a result of prayer. He also outlined the theme of the mission for the coming week. It is now obvious that the mission will be a great success and blessings will be bestowed on all families in attendance.

HISTORICAL SOCIETY: The Historical Society resumes its meetings next Saturday October 26, 2013 at 8.30pm in the Bridewell.

BINGO: Tarbert Bingo will start tonight at the later time of 8:45pm, this is to accommodate those attending the Mission. Patrons understanding on this matter is much appreciated. All are welcome. Your support will be much appreciated.

AWARD: Congratulations to Thomas Cregan, Tarmons, who was recently presented with a cheque for €1000, on behalf of Tarbert Development Association (TDA), as part of the RUSAL Aughinish 30 year celebration “Dragon’s Den” style Charity Competition. The cheque was handed over by Thomas to a gathering of TDA members last Thursday night. Speaking on behalf of TDA Joan Murphy thanked Thomas for his submission to Aughinish on behalf of the community and assured him that the money would be well spent upgrading the Green River area in the coming year.

DANCING LESSONS: Set Dancing Class continues each Thursday with dance teacher Timmy Woulfe in Kilcooly’s Country House (Restaurant) Ballybunion from 8-10pm. All welcome.

WHIST DRIVE CANCELLED: Due to the Mission in Tarbert this week, the whist drive on Thursday night has been cancelled but will resume the following Thursday night (31/10/13) at 8.30pm in the Bridewell. Everyone welcome.

COLÁISTE ÍDE: Coláiste Íde in Dingle are holding open days on October 19 and 20, from 12-5pm. For more information call 06691 51211 or info@colaisteide.com.

MATCH REPORT: North Kerry Championship – Tarbert can once again thank Ambrose Lanigan for snatching a late equalizer against Brosna in the first round of the North Kerry championship played in Listowel last Saturday. Brosna started the game well and were up three points after ten minutes with one awarded point very dubious indeed. Tarbert reduced the deficit thanks to excellent points by John O’Connell, Shane Enright and Niall Stack before Gerard O’Sullivan put Tarbert one up after twenty minutes. Points from Paddy O’Connell and another from Gerard O’Sullivan put Tarbert 0-6 to 0-4 up at half time and looking in control of the game. From the restart Niall Stack increased the lead with Tarbert being dominant in all positions. Whether Tarbert got tired or Brosna raised their game, Brosna then took complete control of the game, playing some excellent football and were four points up and cruising with only minutes left on the clock. Then a long ball in from Shane Enright was broken down by Donal Leahy and who else pops up but Ambrose Lanigan to score a smashing goal off his left boot to give the large Tarbert crowd at last something to cheer about. From the kick out and similar to those heroic scores of 2010 up steps Ambrose again to score the equalizing point. It was now Brosna who were under pressure and Tarbert then had chances to even steal the winner. All in all a draw was a fair result and Tarbert once again showed their true fighting spirit despite being outplayed for most of the second half. Team: Tommy Barrett, Jason Wren, Ambrose Lanigan (1-1), Daniel O’ Connor, Kieran Denihan, Shane Enright (0-1), Ian Flavin, John O’ Connell (0-1) Kevin Enright, Niall Stack(0-2), Danny Wren, Ger O’Sullivan (0-2), Patsy O’ Connell (0-2) Donal Leahy, John Kelliher, Subs: Kevin Wren for John O’ Connell, Eugene O’Connell for Niall Stack, Michael Carrig for Kevin Wren (inj.), Niall Foley, Fionn Scannell, Mark Buckley, Andrew Doherty, Evan Allen, John Holly, Jack Finucane. Tarbert are due to play the semi-final of the County Shield next weekend so please check press for replay date.