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  Ardfert - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ardfert (Ard Fhearta in Irish) is a parish in the barony of Clanmaurice, County Kerry, Ireland, anciently in the territory of Ui Fearba/Hy Ferba.
Ardfert is the home of the Ardfert Cathedral and the birth place of St.
Ardfert also has the distinction of winning the All-Ireland junior football championship in Croke Park on the 19th of february 2006 beating Loughrea of Galway 1-7 (10pts) to 9pts.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ardfert   (376 words)

 Ardfert Civil Parish, Co. Kerry, Lewis, 1837 description ©Jane Lyons
ARDFERT, a decayed borough and market town, and a parish, in the barony of CLANMAURICE, county of KERRY, and province of MUNSTER, 5 miles (N.N.W.) from Tralee, and 144½ (S. by W.) from Dublin; containing 3585 inhabitants, of which number, 717 are in the town.
The corporation, under the title of "The Portreeve, Burgesses, and Freemen of the Borough of Ardfert, in the county of Kerry" consisted of a portreeve, twelve burgesses, and an unlimited number of freemen.
The church consists, of the south transept of the old cathedral: it is served by a perpetual curate, whose stipend, payable by the dignitaries, has been recently augmented by one-fifth of the rectory, and a portion of the glebe, which formerly constituted part of the endowment of the archdeaconry.
www.from-ireland.net /lewis/ker/ardfert.htm   (1243 words)

 Ardfert: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-11)
Ardfert is a parish in the barony of Clanmaurice, EHandler: no quick summary.
Ardfert cathedral founded in the 6th century by st....
Ardfert has a population of 691 (CSO[Follow this hyperlink for a summary of this subject] 2002).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/ar/ardfert.htm   (441 words)

 The Kingdom - 2005/12/15: GAA: Ardfert crowned Munster champions after final epic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-11)
Ardfert just about deserved to win as collectively they were the better footballing side as opposed to Erin’s Owen having a number of outstanding individuals but lacked the craft of the Kerry side at times.
Ardfert complained about the previous week’s referee who they felt had been harsh in dismissing John Egan but this time around, they conceded far too many frees, gave away two penalties that luckily did not yield a score and had six yellow cards to boot.
Ardfert are not over physical but they need to be more disciplined in the tackle and not be sucked in to pulling and dragging as it could cost a side that look to have all the credentials to go all the way.
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 The Kingdom: Amazing Ardfert make it a day to savour in Croker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-11)
Ardfert were underdogs as they took to the field in Croke Park to face Galway and Connacht champions Loughrea and they looked in trouble at half time when they trailed by two points, a goal from Stephen Wallace keeping them in touch.
The village of Ardfert was virtually deserted on Sunday as locals made the journey to headquarters for the big occasion and Croke Park was a sea of fl and white as the proud fans showed their colours.
Just three years ago Ardfert were languishing in Division 5 of the County League and their journey to the top has been one of the most incredible success stories in Kerry sport.
www.kingdompaper.com /news/story.asp?j=19637   (238 words)

 Diocese of Ardfert and Aghadoe, Co. Kerry, Lewis, 1837 description ©Jane Lyons
The see of Ardfert, or Ardart, was anciently called ‘Kiaragi’ or ‘Kerrigia’, also the bishoprick of ‘Iar-Muan’, or West Munster; and from history and public records it appears that the bishops of Ardfert were likewise denominated bishops of Kerry, which title is still retained in the R. divisions.
On the translation of Thomas Fulwar (the last bishop of Ardfert) to Cashel, in 1660, this see was held in commendam with that of Limerick, of which latter Edward Singe was in that year consecrated bishop; and on his translation to Cork, in 1663, Ardfert was permanently united to Limerick, under the prelacy of Wm.
It comprehends 43 parochial unions or districts, and contains 88 chapels, served by 43 parish priests and 34 coadjutors or curates: the bishop's district is that of Killarney.
www.from-ireland.net /lewis/ker/ardandagh.htm   (428 words)

 Brendan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He was baptized at Tubrid, near Ardfert, by Bishop Erc.
For five years he was educated under Saint Ita, "the Brigid of Munster", and he completed his studies under Erc, who ordained him priest in 512.
Having established the bishopric of Ardfert, Brendan proceeded to Thomond, and founded a monastery at Inis-da-druim (now Coney Island), in the present parish of Killadysert, County Clare, about the year 550.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brendan   (879 words)

 The Kingdom: GAA: Late Wallace score points Ardfert to All-Ireland final glory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-11)
There was tension in the air as Ardfert took up their positions for the start of this historic final and they made an explosive opening as Martin Ferris gathered the throw in but John Egan over hit the pass inside.
Loughrea appeared nervous as Ardfert continued with their ploy of playing the ball into the corner for flu victim Shane Griffin seemed to be bearing fruit as Mike Moloney who was to have a massive game at corner back, found Griffin.
Ardfert appeared to be caught wondering what to do in the face of some tough tackling by the Galway side and they were being beaten to the ball all over the field.
www.the-kingdom.ie /news/story.asp?j=19661   (1442 words)

 GENUKI: Ardfert   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-11)
"ARDFERT, a decayed borough and market-town and a parish, in the barony of CLANMAURICE, county of KERRY, and province of MUNSTER, 5 miles (N. W.) of Tralee, and 144½ (S. by W.) from Dublin; containing 3,585 inhabitants, of which number, 717 are in the town.
Note: The Civil Parish of Ardfert ceased to be used for census purposes in the mid nineteenth century when District Electoral Divisions (DEDs) were introduced.
From 1863 Ardfert was part of the Tralee Registration District.
homepage.eircom.net /~dinglemaps/genuki/KER/Ardfert   (245 words)

 The Kingdom: Ardfert’s fairytale looks set to reach a thrilling climax   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-11)
Ardfert were Munster champions but now it was a case of All-Ireland glory.
Indeed, Ardfert trailed by four points with two minutes left in the second period of extra time and their All-Ireland dream looked all but over but cue one of the greatest comebacks in GAA history.
And, if Ardfert’s voyage to the final is the yardstick, then Sunday’s clash will be a thriller and, in keeping with the trends to date, Ardfert will leave their fans on the edge of their seats for the majority of the game before a final rally clinches win.
www.the-kingdom.ie /news/story.asp?j=19522   (862 words)

 Ardfert Village - Official Website
Ardfert is a parish in the barony of Clanmaurice, County Kerry.
The name of this place, signifies, according to Sir James Ware, "a wonderful place on an eminence", or as some interpret it,"the hill of miracles".
Ardfert has also been considered a corruption of Art Ert, "the high place of ert".
www.ardfert.com   (89 words)

 St. Brendan
Brendan (Brendan the Voyager, Brendan the Navigator) belongs to that glorious period in the history of Ireland when the island, in the first glow of conversion to Christianity, sent forth its earliest messengers of the Faith to the continent and to the regions of the sea.
He was born on the Fenit Peninsula in Ciarraighe Luachra, near the present city of Tralee, in the diocese of Ardfert and Aghadoe, County Kerry, Ireland, in 484.
In 512 Bishop Erc ordained Brendan to the priesthood; between the years 512 and 530 he built monastic cells at Ardfert, at Shanakeel or Baalynevinoorach, and at the foot of Brandon Hill.
www.allsaintsbrookline.org /celtic/saints/brendan.html   (992 words)

 The Kingdom - 2002/11/27: GAA: Ardfert repel late Na Gael rally   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-11)
ARDFERT looked to be cruising in this St. Brendan's Board Championship Final which was played at Kilmoyley on Saturday afternoon but a brave Na Gael fightback ensured a tense finish.
Ardfert were the better side in he early stages as the Tralee side were slow to settle and, by he end of he first quarter, Ardfert had raced 1-6 o 0-1 clear.
However Ardfert got the ideal boost in the eighth minute when Stephen Wallace was taken down for a penalty and Derek McCarthy blasted the ball to the Na Gael net.
archives.tcm.ie /thekingdom/2002/11/27/story7556.asp   (649 words)

Brendan of Ardfert and Clonfert, known also as Brendan the Voyager, was born in Ciarraighe Luachra, near the present city of Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland, in 484; he died at Enachduin, now Annaghdown, in 577.
The old Irish Calendars assigned a special feast for the "Egressio familiae S. Brendani", on 22 March; and St Aengus the Culdee, in his Litany, at the close of the eighth century, invokes "the sixty who accompanied St. Brendan in his quest of the Land of Promise".
Having established the See of Ardfert, St. Brendan proceeded to Thomond, and founded a monastery at Inis-da-druim (now Coney Island, County Clare), in the present parish of Killadysert, about the year 550.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02758c.htm   (1035 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Diocese of Kerry and Aghadoe
The Franciscans came to Ardfert in 1253, to Muckross in 1440, and to Lislaughtin in 1464.
The parish churches, which were mostly thatched cabins not so long ago, are now magnificent stone structures raised through the zeal and energy of a faithful priesthood, aided by the generosity and religious spirit of the laity of the county.
The ancient cathedrals at Ardfert and Aghadoe are now in ruins, but the modern cathedral of Kerry, canonically erected in the ancient parish of Aghadoe by special Brief dated 18 May, 1858, surpasses even old Ardfert -- still magnificent, though in ruins.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08627a.htm   (1340 words)

The meeting was attended by 32 members of the public, two Councillors and the Steering Committee, who on behalf of the County Council and Tralee UDC oversee the project.
Any development should be controlled, to protect the image and character of Ardfert, in particular its compact village feel, its ‘Historic Town’ image and its links with the countryside.
However, growth should be controlled to ensure that Ardfert’s rural village character and the surrounding countryside is not destroyed.
www.kerrycoco.ie /luts/ardfertcon.htm   (2226 words)

 The Kingdom: GAA: Champs bite back at Ardfert underdogs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-11)
As is often the case, it was the exuberance of youth that set the early tempo with St Brendan’s young tyros starting fast and furious as they cut a swathe through the first half of a thrilling game, lifted more so by a vociferous and colourful crowd.
Kilmoyley, with Shane Brick setting up Sean Fitzgerald for their opening score, gave a hint of what they are capable of but the Ardfert side were unimpressed and hurled on to a 0-5 to 0-2 lead, their fifth coming from Declan Wallace after a poor clearance from Sean Fitzgerald, which summed up Kilmoyley’s jumpy start.
That score was soon converted when three minutes after the restart Ollie Diggin and Richard Gentleman combined to put Darren Young in for the equalising goal, and from there in there was a creeping sense of inevitability to it all.
www.kingdompaper.com /news/story.asp?j=14683   (913 words)

 Ireland 2004
After finding Cathy and Pats' house in Ardfert and visiting there for a while, we unpacked at the cottage that was to be our home for two weeks, and went back to Cathy and Pats' to meet their son John and to have some lunch (roast lamb - wonderful!).
After driving back to the cottage in Ardfert and freshening up, we stopped over Pats and Cathy’s to say goodbye as they were leaving for a wedding in Bulgaria early in the morning and would not be back until after we left.
We thought we were just stopping by to pick up the tart and say thank you, but she had tea and tart and bread all ready for us, so we stayed and visited for another hour or so.
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 Templenoe Gaa Website
Ardfert opened the second half well with a long range point but a point from Fergus and two from Timmy Clifford leveled the play.
Ardfert pointed a free in the 24th minute but two minutes later Fergus goaled after being put through by Noel O' Sullivan.
Ardfert pointed to leave just a goal between the sides with a minute remaining.
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When the bishops and clergy met at Rathbreasail in 1111 to reorganise the Church in Ireland, they established the Diocese of Ráith Maighe Deiscirt, which was co-extensive with the area of Iarmhumha.
At the Synod of Kells in 1152, however, the corresponding diocese was called Ardfert, a title that was retained until modern times, when the diocese became known as Kerry.
The first reference to the diocese in a papal document is in a letter of 1200 in which Pope Innocent 111 instructs the Archbishop of Armagh with the bishops of Kilmacduagh and Clonfert to install the legitimate bishop and to expel an intruder whose election was canonically null.
www.dioceseofkerry.ie /pages/heritage/diocesehistory.htm   (923 words)

 Hoganstand.com - GAA Football & Hurling
Darren Dineen is the toast of Ardfert after his late penalty save ensured the Kerry side of victory over Erin’s Own of Cork in a thrilling Munster junior club football final at Knocknagree.
The Kerry side dominated the opening 20 minutes and were not flattered by their 0-6 to 0-3 interval lead.
But Ardfert were back in the driving seat three minutes later when substitute Brian Moloney pounced for the only goal.
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 Banna Beach Kerry Self Catering Accommodation Banna Beach House to rent   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-11)
Banna Beach is one of Kerry’s and Irelands finest beaches miles and miles of golden sand washed by the broad Atlantic Ocean excellent for swimming (“Blue Flag” beach) shore angling and water sports, and a perennial inspiration to painters.
This beach has a historical significance in April 1916 Sir Roger Casement landed from a submarine which accompanied the AUD on her ill-fated journey with arms for the Easter rising.
The nearest village Ardfert ten minutes drive away from Ocean Spray, where food and music are plentiful.
www.oceansprayview.com   (197 words)

 Rebel Gaa News - Strong St Brendans to provide Duhallow with stiff test
The Kerry district league side will hope to continue the vein of form of the previous two winners Douglas and O’Donovan Rossa in the prestigious Cup on sampling outright success at their first attempt.
Injured in a Kerry u21 football trial last weekend, Ferris is also central to Ardfert’s game against Monaghan Harps in the All Ireland JFC semi final in two weeks time.
However St Brendans present a formidable challenge and though they are also appearing in their initial decider, the side possessing players from Na Gaeil, St Patricks, John Mitchels, Churchill and Ardfert were regarded as amongst the frontrunners for outright spoils at the outset of the competition.
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The Ardfert Friary was founded circa 1253 for Conventional Franciscans by Thomas Fitzmaurice, first Lord of Kerry.
After the dissolution of the monasteries in the 16th century, the Friary was taken over by Captain Zouche and his men of the Elizabethan Army and turned into a barracks.
On Zouche's departure it was occupied by the first two Protestant bishops of the See of Ardfert.
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 Clonfert - Monastic Settlement in Galway Founded by Brendan the Navigator.
This work took place over a period of almost 30 years and it was from Baalynevinoorach that it is said he embarked on his most famous of journeys - " to the Land of Promise " or the seven-year voyage, accompanied by 60 other monks.
His fame as a missionary voyager soon spread and his monastery in Ardfert became a place of pilgrimage to hear his travelling tales.
As a result, many religious houses were developed at Gallerus, Kilmalchedor, Brandon Hill, and the Blasquet Islands, in order to meet the needs of those students of the church and other visitors who came to him for spiritual guidance.
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