Family at heart of Pat’s special day

Well-known Tralee man Pat Tobin celebrated his 75th birthday last Saturday in the Rose Hotel and it was a great evening of family being together.

Pat is married to Eileen and they have three daughters and two sons.

It was an amazing week for the family –Pat’s birthday was on Friday 7th, the family gathered for the party on the 8th and the newest addition to the family, their granddaughter Maeve, was born on the following day, the 9th.  Maeve is daughter of Padraig and Fiona, and sister of Emily who loves the new baby.

Their son Michael, who lives in Perth in Australia, was at home with his partner Carley and their daughter Rosie, and Pat and Eileen’s eldest grandchild, Nicole, was also home from Melbourne in Australia for a holiday. A busy time indeed for the family.

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Diamond tint to Maura’s birthday meal

A Dublin woman who has well and truly adopted Kerry celebrated her 60th birthday on Saturday at the Brogue Inn with her family.

Maura Walsh got a surprise when she arrived at the Brogue to find all her family there ready to mark her special day –her actual birthday was on Monday, 10th.

Maura was born in Dublin and married Dublin man the late John Walsh – her parents were Sheila and Paddy Macaulay and she has three brothers including Dermot, who is due to retire shortly from the Coast Guard in Wicklow; Henry who lives in Cahersiveen; brother Paddy who lives in Wicklow; and sister Helen, who is also in Dublin.

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