Ned Kelly

Family mourns bushranger Ned Kelly at requiem mass

Mourners yesterday. Photo: EPA

Hundreds of descendants and fans of Ned Kelly bade farewell to the infamous Australian bushranger at a requiem mass yesterday, 132 years after he was executed for killing three policemen, reports said.

Saturday, 19 January, 2013, 4:29am

Family to bury Australian outlaw Ned Kelly beside his mother

The headless remains of Australia's most famous outlaw, Ned Kelly, are finally to be laid to rest, 132 years after he was hanged for murder. Photo: Reuters

Legendary Australian outlaw Ned Kelly will finally be laid to rest beside his mother in line with his final wishes at a plot not far from the site of his last stand, reports said on Wednesday.

16 Jan 2013 - 2:51pm

Ned Kelly's Last Stand marks 40th birthday by backing Operation Santa Claus

Santa's Last Stand at Ned Kelly's, which celebrates its 40th birthday on Tuesday, raised cash for Operation Santa Claus. Photo: David Wong

It will be a big night for jazz music in Hong Kong when Ned Kelly's Last Stand in Ashley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, turns 40 on Tuesday.

It has become such an institution that you sometimes forget live jazz this good is performed there every night of the week, and can be heard for nothing more than the price of a beer.

16 Dec 2012 - 4:40am

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23 Nov 2012 - 2:56am

Ned Kelly's band mark milestone and have a blast for charity

Australian bush ranger and folk hero Ned Kelly still has a gang to keep the Kelly spirit alive 127 years after his death, but without the arms and violence.

A pub on Tsim Sha Tsui's Ashley Road, Ned Kelly's Last Stand is renowned as one of the oldest jazz bars in Asia, and celebrated its 35th birthday on Tuesday.

23 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Ned Kelly's 35-year stand

Tomorrow marks a significant anniversary for jazz in Hong Kong: Ned Kelly's Last Stand in Ashley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, turns 35.

16 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Coming to blows

From Buddy Bolden to Louis Armstrong, they live on in the music.' So jazz and blues great Dr John said in gravelly tones on a recording from the 1970s. And at Ned Kelly's Last Stand in Tsim Sha Tsui, that legacy has continued for the past 35 years, with jazz played every night since June 1972 - well, apart from Christmas Day, when Ned's is selfishly shut for a staff party.

14 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Cultural baggage

What defines a nation? It's a question that Australia, as a young country, is constantly trying to answer. An exhibition that just opened in Sydney attempts to explore how Australia's past has forged its present. National Treasures is a collection of nearly 200 manuscripts, drawings, maps and objects gathered together from state and territory libraries.

1 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Big Water Buffalo's last stand

It was a Scot, Robert Burns, who remarked that 'the best laid schemes 'a mice and men gang aft a-gley', meaning that something can always go wrong with the most carefully formulated plans.

8 Apr 2000 - 12:00am