ARDFERT LOCAL HISTORY LECTURE SERIES / Sraith Léachtaí Staire Ard Fhearta 2015 / 2016 [Venue: Ardfert Retreat Centre] – REVISED SCHEDULE Thursday, 19th Nov. – Memoirs of Olive Trench – daughter of an Ardfert land agent [Tommy O’Connor] Thursday, 3rd Dec. – By the Fountain at the Crossroads: songs of Irish people and places [Peter Kelly] Thursday, 28th Jan. – Ardfert witnesses at the Casement trial [Helen O’Carroll] – bookings taken at lectures on 19th Nov. & 3rd Dec. – limited to 50 persons Thursday, 18th Feb. – Ardfert Placenames [Ciarán Dalton] Thursday, 31st March – Ardfert video & photos from the archives [Steve Baker] All commence at 8.00p.m. / Donation at door in aid of Retreat Centre ARDFERT RETREAT CENTRE: 1. “More than Believing.”The reality of Faith in Paul, Mark and Luke” by Fr. Seamus O Connell, Professor of Sacred Scripture, Director of Postgraduate Studies. Faculty of Theology in Maynooth. Saturday 14th November and Saturday 28th November from 10.30am to 12.00noon. Venue: Cuil Mhuire Pastoral Centre (beside Ardfert Church) 2 .Historical Lecture: Memoirs of Olive Trench – daughter of an Ardfert land agent on Thursday, November 19th at 8pm. ARDFERT PARISH OFFICE: Opening times: Tuesdays: 9.30 – 2.00; Thursdays: 9.30 – 1.30; Fridays: 9.30 – 1.30. Telephone No: 7134131. IRISH PILGRIMAGE TRUST is now accepting applications for it’s Easter Pilgrimage to Lourdes. Closing date Thurs.12th November. Further info on www.irishpilgrimagetrust.com or Ashley O’Connor tel: 086 1030740. KERRY DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO WORLD YOUTH DAY 2016 – Krakow. The diocese will lead a pilgrimage of young adults (18-35) to Krakow, Poland from 25 July – 1 August 2016. If you are interested or know of someone who might be please contact Fr Tadhg or Tomás Kenny (086 3683778) as soon as possible. Also check out www.dioceseofkerry.ie.

Local notes 9/11/15
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