Category Archives: Lyreacrompane National School

Latest Lyreacrompane and District Journal is on the Shelves

Latest Lyreacrompane and District Journal is on the Shelves

The tradition of communities producing local journals continues throughout Kerry. One such example is the Lyreacrompane and District Journal. Journal number twelve is now in shops in the area and in local towns €10 per copy.  The first Lyre Journal was produced in 1990. Local History Material Local history material just seems to keep surfacingRead more…

Dan Paddy Andy Festival Time in Lyreacrompane

Dan Paddy Andy Festival Time in Lyreacrompane

This year’s Dan Paddy Andy Festival in Lyreacrompane, over the August bank holiday weekend, has all the usual ingredients of an entertaining and fun-filled five days. However, the big news is that Declan Nerney and his mighty band are back in The Marquee on Sunday night, August 6th. Extended to Five Days The Hooley inRead more…

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

Abbeyfeale and District News Round-Up

The Late Fr. Pat Moore’s 60th Birthday Remembrance In remembrance of their much loved Parish Priest, Duagh Pastoral Council would like to invite everyone to a mass of celebration and commemoration at 7.30pm on Saturday June 10th in St. Brigid’s Church, Duagh. After Mass there will be light refreshments, music and song continuing Fr. Pat’sRead more…

Missing Lyreacrompane Native Makes Phone Contact with Family

Missing Lyreacrompane Native Makes Phone Contact with Family

Trace Missing Persons Ireland are looking for your help to locate Lyreacrompane native, 35 year old, Daniel Kelly who is missing from Dunderrow, Kinsale, Co Cork. Daniel was last seen on the morning of Tuesday the 9th May 2017 after leaving his home there. Lyreacrompane National School As a child he attended the local nationalRead more…

The late Fr. Pat Moore – Funeral Arrangements

The late Fr. Pat Moore – Funeral Arrangements

The death has occurred of Rev Fr Pat Moore, Littor Road, Asdee, Listowel, Co Kerry. Former parish priest of Duagh and many other parishes. May 1st 2017 in the tender loving care of the Bon Secours Hospital, Tralee. Beloved son of the late Mick and Peg. Deeply regretted by his loving brothers: Diarmuid and Michael,Read more…

The Storm has Passed for Fr. Pat Moore, RIP

The Storm has Passed for Fr. Pat Moore, RIP

A little over two years since they learned of his cancer diagnoses, the parishioners and friends of Fr. Pat Moore received the sad news of his death earlier today. When he broke the news of his condition early in 2015, friends in the twinned Duagh and Lyreacrompane churches organised masses and offered prayers for hisRead more…

€238,000 for Projects in Tralee Municipal District from Community Fund

€238,000 for Projects in Tralee Municipal District from Community Fund

A total of €238,000 will be shared by community and voluntary organisations in the Tralee Municipal District to progress a number of initiatives and projects thanks to grants provided by Kerry County Council’s Community Support Fund. A total of 72 community projects in the Tralee Municipal District are to benefit in 2017. Groups and projectsRead more…

Lyre to Host Free Talk on Brain and Memory Health

Lyre to Host Free Talk on Brain and Memory Health

A free talk on brain health will be held at Lyreacrompane Resource Centre on Tuesday, February 21st at 7.30pm. “Many people may feel that memory loss and dementia are inevitable parts of ageing. In this free brain health talk, Dr. Sabina Brennan of Trinity College, Dublin will explain that this is not necessarily the case,”Read more…

Tomatoes – Not Falling Far From The Vine

Tomatoes – Not Falling Far From The Vine

Are you picky when it comes to your fruit and veg? Do you know exactly what you want? Laur does. Afraid of pursuing it in case you fail? Laur is. Kinda. Life is full of questions. They’re not always easy to answer. So, while you’re pondering the tough ones, you might as well accompany itRead more…

The Late Mary Keane, Listowel nee O’Connor, Knocknagoshel

The Late Mary Keane, Listowel nee O’Connor, Knocknagoshel

The death of Mary Keane of Knocknagoshel and Listowel has just been announced. It’s Pattern Day in Knocknagoshel and what a day for a native to bid farewell to family and friends. For Mary O’Connor had a deep grá for Knocknagoshel and equally so for Castleisland. During my time working at The Kerryman office inRead more…