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Video of turning on the  Christmas Lights in Ballylongford  1st December 2018

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All invited to Ballylongford to turn on the Christmas Lights Saturday Dec 1st at 7.30 Church Gate, Ballylongford. Join in the Carol singing with our excellent choirs. Great prizes for the best Christmas costume so wear your Christmas hat. Guest appearance from Santa and Mrs Clause. Be early for mulled wine, hot chocolate and mince pies. Ballylongford Tidy Towns / Light Up Bally groups and the community have done great work.

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 Video of Ballylongford in June

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Support Ballylongford Parish Hall

Ballylongford Bonus Ball Draw

To enter, buy a number at

Heaphy’s Ballylongford

The first draw is Wednesday 16th of May 2018

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Kerry County Clean Up April 9th / 14th April 2018
Ballylongford Tidy Towns and The Ballylongford Community did a great job this week with picking up litter in The Village, Ballyline, Lenamore, Pulleen, Saleen Pier, Aghanagran, Carrig Island, Carrig Road, Carrigafoyle Castle, Ballymacksey and Lislaughtin.

St Michael’s Church, Ballylongford, Co.Kerry                                                                  Easter Sunday morning 1st April 2018

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Filming Ballylongford Tidy Towns group on the 24th March 2018 for a TG4 programme about Ballylongford and rural decline.

Ballylongford covered in Snow 2nd March 2018

Midas production filming 30th January 2018 in Ballylongford, Co.Kerry, Ireland for TG4 programme

Christmas 2017 in Ballylongford, Co.Kerry

Radio Kerry

The Programme / Podcast can be heard by clicking Radio Kerry above.

Frank Lewis came to Ballylongford to do a recording for Radio Kerry
On Saturday morning 18th November 2017.

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Ballylongford Christmas Craft and Food Fair
Sunday 19th November 2017

Frank Lewis came to Ballylongford to do a recording for Radio Kerry.
On Saturday morning 18th November 2017 in the mist and damp, we had a marvellous tour of Bally.
Frank Lewis recording for Radio Kerry, explored the marvels of the special attractions- Sport, History, Education, Music, Scenery, and Leisure.
SPLINTERS – a collection of poems by Mary Kennelly and paintings by Brenda Fitzmaurice seeks to strip away centuries of theology and tell the gospel story through a focus on humanity. In delving into the Gospel story, Brenda and Mary draw from their own place and people. The influence of their place is evident in walking around Mary’s home town of Ballylongford.

TG4

Midas Productions is making a programme for TG4 and we are coming to Ballylongford.
The theme of the programme is Rural Decline and we want to show how places like Bally are fighting back against Rural Decline.
Do you have information or older photographs of Ballylongford you would like to share with us?
If you want to make contact with me you can email medb@midasproductions.ie or call 086-8668868
Photos can also be given to Helen Lane and some of these photos will be put up on
Ballylongford Snaps.

KERRY COMMUNITY AWARDS NIGHT 10TH MAY 2017

Great news, Ballylongford Tidy Towns group was one of the Gold Award Winners at the Kerry Community Awards held on Wednesday 10th May 2017. The Award was for the Ballylongford Tidy Towns Brochure.

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BALLYLONGFORD TIDY TOWNS BROCHURE

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BALLYLONGFORD TIDY TOWNS BROCHURE

FINALISTS FOR KERRY COMMUNITY AWARD 2017

Ballylongford Heritage Trail Leaflet which was commissioned by Ballylongford Tidy Towns is one of the Finalists for the Kerry Community Awards 2017

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BALLYLONGFORD TIDY TOWNS BROCHURE LAUNCHED

MONDAY 10TH APRIL 2017

Ballylongford, Co.Kerry, Brochure, Heritage Trail and App: Ballylongford Snaps and Tarbert, Co.Kerry, Brochure and Heritage Trail were launched with the support of Kerry County Council.

The Brochures were officially launched by Siobhán King of Fáilte Ireland at the Kerry County Council Listowel Municipal District offices in Listowel.
Members and staff of Kerry County Council and representatives of Ballylongford Tidy Towns and Tarbert Development Association were in attendance.

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