Features 2018

Horizons July Summer Schedule 2018

1st July   Drishane Sister Frances Day  Look back over the years as Chaplain to Cork and Kerry Schools   


8th July Fr Pat Ahern   50 years of Siamsa and a lot more besidesFr Pat Ahern, a founder member of Siamsa Tire: The National Folk Theatre, in 1973, was afforded a civic reception by Mayor of Kerry, Cllr John Sheahan, HE has made a massive contribution to arts in the county over the years and now Fr Pat Ahern will be honour today by Kerry County Council with a Civic Reception. Fr Ahern was honoured for his outstanding contribution to the artistic, cultural and literary tradition of the county. A native of Moyvane, Fr. Pat Ahern is a founder member of Siamsa Tire, the National Folk Theatre established in 1973.Fr. Pat was educated at St Michael’s College, Listowel, St. Brendan’s College, Killarney, and St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth and studied music at UCC under the late Professor Fleischmann, graduating in 1962. He helped develop Siamsa Tíre into the success it is today and was artistic director there until 1997. He also took part in broadcasting projects with Radio Kerry and RTE and was involved in a number of productions at the Abbey Theatre. Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD - www.dwalshphoto.ie Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/mail : info@dwalshphoto.ie WEB Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie

15th July   AnneMarie Whelan The Lay Vocation

22ndh July   Sr Joan Roddy     A journey of Justice and Peace

29thd July  Church of Ireland in West Kerry   Visiting three West Kerry Church Communities with Rev.Phyllis

5th August Darach O Murchú Slow and Steady wins the Race

Darach tells of his return to West Kerry and his engagement with the environment, seaweed and foraging.

12th August Fr George Hayes 25 years of Priesthood including roles as Diocesan Secretary, Parish Priest and Trainer in Clerical Formation.

19th August Breda Joy – journalist, author and Killarney woman explores her involvement with Church and her writing.IMG_3006

26th August Meeting Pope Francis with Fr. Bernard Healy, Aileen Murphy and Sylvia Thompson

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041118 Fr Jerry Browne from Mountcole to Port Elizabeth South Africia

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