Charity

Tesco Kerry Stores Raise Over €3,100 For Hospital With ‘Great Irish Bake’

Tesco Kerry Stores Raise Over €3,100 For Hospital With ‘Great Irish Bake’

April 20, 2016 at 12:26 pm 0 comments

  OVER €3,100 was raised by Tesco stores across Kerry last Friday, April 15, in support of Temple Street’s Great Irish Bake. From 11am – 6pm, Tesco colleagues and customers in Tralee and Killarney baked, bought, ate and sold an abundance of culinary creations to help raise some much-needed dough for the children’s […]

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Mods and Minis together with their customers raise nearly €3000 for local charities! Pictured from L-R: Margaret Kelly- from the Emly Ward at University Hospital Kerry with Alison Roche - Manager of Mods & Minis Tralee Store.

Mods And Minis’ Tralee Store Raises Funds For The Cashel Ward At University Hospital Kerry

April 13, 2016 at 2:41 pm 0 comments

THE Mods & Minis’ store in Tralee, along with their other five stores in Munster, came together with their customers and held a recent fundraising drive throughout all their stores, raising nearly €3,000 for local charities. The Tralee store raised over €495 for The Cashel Ward, which is the Children’s Unit […]

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A Good Night’s Entertainment Raises Funds For Recovery Haven

A Good Night’s Entertainment Raises Funds For Recovery Haven

April 12, 2016 at 4:20 pm 0 comments

KILLORGLIN Golf Club recently presented a cheque to Recovery Haven after a successful night at The Rambling House held at Killorglin Golf Club on Thursday, April 7, raised €1,605 for the charity. The night was full of entertainment as musicians, singers, dancers, storytellers all gathered to support Recovery Haven on the night. […]

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Tesco’s Tralee Stores To Host Charity Bakesale For Temple Street Hospital

Tesco’s Tralee Stores To Host Charity Bakesale For Temple Street Hospital

April 10, 2016 at 10:37 am 0 comments

TESCO in Manor West and Abbey Court, Tralee will join other stores around the country in hope of raising funds for Temple Street by hosting Ireland’s Big Bake Sale from 11am – 6pm on Friday, April 15. They have called on shoppers and burgeoning bakers to show their support for […]

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Lip Sync Battle In Benners To Help Children’s Hospital

Lip Sync Battle In Benners To Help Children’s Hospital

April 8, 2016 at 11:03 am 0 comments

A GROUP of Kerry mothers called ‘Glow Hearts 4 Crumlin’, have come together again to organise a ‘Lip Sync Battle’ themed fundraiser, which will take place on May 28, at 8pm in Benner’s Hotel in aid of Crumlin’s Children’s Heart Centre. The mothers have all had children that had open heart surgery […]

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Killarney Club Donates €1,000 To Kerry Cancer Support Group

Killarney Club Donates €1,000 To Kerry Cancer Support Group

April 7, 2016 at 12:06 pm 0 comments

KILLARNEY Soroptimists Club has presented a cheque of €1,000 to Breda Dyland, Manager, and Jay Galvin, Chairman, of the Kerry Cancer Support Group, at the Killarney Plaza Hotel on Tuesday, April 2, after making the most of their annual pancake and coffee morning which took place on Shrove Tuesday in […]

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Enable Ireland Looks For Volunteers To Dance At ‘Strictly’ Event

Enable Ireland Looks For Volunteers To Dance At ‘Strictly’ Event

February 5, 2016 at 12:04 pm 0 comments

IT’S time to slip on your dancing shoes and sign up for the Enable Ireland Kerry’s Strictly Come Dancing Fundraiser. The charity will be holding the event at the Brandon Hotel on Friday, May 13 and they are looking for dancers to take part, regardless of their ability. Over the course […]

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People Brave Storm Desmond To Raise Over €9,000 In Memory Of Mike

People Brave Storm Desmond To Raise Over €9,000 In Memory Of Mike

January 15, 2016 at 10:19 am 0 comments

THERE may have been a Status Red Rainfall Alert, but that didn’t stop throngs of people packing into O’Riada’s Bar back in early December to honour the memory of a Lyreacrompane man. The huge crowd turned out during Storm Desmond on Friday, December 4 to support Kerry Hospice in memory of the […]

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Action Lesotho Shop Moves But Its Book Lovers Go With Them

Action Lesotho Shop Moves But Its Book Lovers Go With Them

October 17, 2015 at 9:34 am 0 comments

Fergus Dennehy talks to Paul Hanrahan of the Action Lesotho about the book shop, people’s reading habits and the work the charity does… THE big move is over and the books have settled back into the heaving shelves at the ‘Action Lesotho Book Shop’ at Tralee Shopping Centre. The NGO and charity organisation […]

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Repro Free: 30/09/2015 RTE’s Miriam O’Callaghan and TV3’s Triona McCarthy, who have each lost a sister to cancer, join together to Paint it Pink for the Irish Cancer Society to fight breast cancer this Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To join the fight against breast cancer this October visit www.paintitpink.ie for information on how to get involved. Picture Andres Poveda

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For further info contact:
Donna Parsons Communications Officer 
Irish Cancer Society
T: +353 1 2310 573
E: dparsons@irishcancer.ie

5km Walk To Take Place In Town As Part Of ‘Paint It Pink’ Campaign

October 14, 2015 at 12:56 pm 0 comments

TRALEE is getting ready to host a very special fundraising event later this month when the ‘Paint it Pink 5k Walk’ takes place from outside Greyhound Bar on Sunday, October 25 at 5pm. The event is being organised as part of the ‘Paint it Pink’ campaign that is being run […]

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Inch Beach Set To Host Toddleathon Fundraiser For UNICEF

Inch Beach Set To Host Toddleathon Fundraiser For UNICEF

October 10, 2015 at 10:02 am 0 comments

  INCH BEACH is getting set to host a a very different type of activity later this month when the ‘Inch by Inch Toddleathon’ takes place to help raise funds for UNICEF Ireland. It will be taking place at 1pm sharp at Inch Beach on October 18 and will cost €10 […]

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PHOTOS: Mounthawk Students Enjoy Breakfast And Raising Cash For Childline

PHOTOS: Mounthawk Students Enjoy Breakfast And Raising Cash For Childline

October 9, 2015 at 11:05 am 0 comments

A GREAT fundraiser was held in Mercy Mounthawk on Friday morning to raise funds for a worthy cause. First year students sat down in the canteen area to enjoy a bowl of cereal thanks to an idea from Tori Lonergan, an LCA 2 student. “The event is to raise awareness about Childline and […]

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At the launch of Mná Na nGaeil v Gardaí charity match were, from left: Sgt Eileen O'Sullivan, Majella Forde, Cecilia Scanlon, Liz Twomey, Eddie Sheehy, Siobhan Quigley, Margeret Maunsell, Sharon Roche, Mary Sheehy and Insp Tony Sugrue. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Kerry Gardaí Getting Set To Take On The Women Of Na Gaeil In Football Fundraiser

October 7, 2015 at 10:25 am 0 comments

THE SCENE is set for members of the Kerry Garda Síochána and Na Gaeil GAA ladies to take part in the upcoming community fundraiser, the ‘Carmel O’Connor Memorial Shield’. It is an event dedicated to the memory of their late Listowel-based former colleague who died over nine years ago after a […]

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Brenda Doody, Kerry and Deirdre Finn, Mercy Foundation  at The Mercy Stars awards night in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Cork on Friday 2nd October. The Mercy Stars recognise those individuals, teams, and fundraising volunteers who go the extra mile for patients and colleagues at the Mercy University Hospital.
Pic Darragh Kane.

Brenda Receives Top Honour From Mercy Hospital

October 5, 2015 at 2:38 pm 0 comments

  A TRALEE woman was honoured by The Mercy University Hospital on Friday for her fundraising efforts for the facility. Brenda Doody from Curraheen was among the individuals, teams, and fundraising volunteers who go the extra mile for patients and colleagues at The Mercy University Hospital, officially recognised at The Mercy […]

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Joe O'Sullivan, Dimitris Zogiopoulos, Dan O'Sullivan, Pat O'Sullivan, Mike O'Keeffe, bus driver, Liz Keane, and Breda Dyland, Service manager,
Pic: Diane Cusack

Tesco Raises €24,000 For Local Charities Through Community Fund Initiative

October 4, 2015 at 11:05 am 0 comments

  OVER 96 local causes across Kerry have shared a donation of €24,000 thanks to customer votes in the Tesco Community Fund. And Tesco customers across Kerry have been quick to show their support for the wellbeing of their community, voting (with their blue tokens) for more Cancer Support Services […]

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Launching the St Vincent de Paul Loyalty Card during the St Vincent de Paul Customer Appreciation Day at the shop on Friary Lane  on Thursday were, from left; Breda Walsh holding Sophie Michelle Walsh, Helen Locke, Bridie O'Connell, Jean Hollywood, Junior Locke, Annette McElligott and Christy Lynch. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: St Vincent de Paul Services Still In Demand As They Hold Customer Appreciation Day

October 3, 2015 at 10:11 am 0 comments

ST Vincent de Paul held a ‘Customer Appreciation Day’ on Thursday and its Tralee President reiterated that while things are improving for some in society, there is still a huge demand for their services. A large crowd of shoppers and well wishers called into both their premises on Friary Lane, where they […]

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Kingdom Care To Hold Information And Coffee Morning

Kingdom Care To Hold Information And Coffee Morning

October 3, 2015 at 10:08 am 0 comments

THE good people at the Kingdom Care charity shop are holding a coffee and information morning next week to raise awareness of the services they offer. The group held a similar event earlier this week in their Castleisland premises which was a great success. Anyone who attends will be greeted by […]

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Pals To Hold Benefit Gig For Tralee Man Who Suffered Injuries In Canada

Pals To Hold Benefit Gig For Tralee Man Who Suffered Injuries In Canada

September 30, 2015 at 10:33 am 0 comments

THE ABBEY Inn is hosting a fundraising gig this coming weekend in aid of Tralee’s Ruadhan Hennessy who suffered extensive burns to his legs during a chip pan fire in Canada back in August. The ‘Rock for Rouie’ concert will take place on Sunday October 4 in the bar from […]

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Curraheen’s Brenda Nominated For Hero Award After Marathon Fundraising Efforts

Curraheen’s Brenda Nominated For Hero Award After Marathon Fundraising Efforts

September 25, 2015 at 11:59 am 0 comments

A CURRAHEEN woman has been nominated for a very prestigious award in recognition of her efforts in helping to raise money for  a Cork based hospital. Brenda Doody is currently in training for the Dublin City Marathon, the final marathon of the dozen that she planned on running this year, all […]

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St Vincent De Paul Branch To Hold Customer Appreciation Day Next Week

St Vincent De Paul Branch To Hold Customer Appreciation Day Next Week

September 22, 2015 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

  ONE local charitable organisation will look to reward its customers for their support when they hold a special ‘Customer Appreciation Day’ on Thursday, October 1. The Tralee branch of the St Vincent De Paul (SVP) will hold the special event from 3pm-5pm where there will be music, refreshments and food […]

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CBS Students Raise Over €650 For Kerry Hospice

CBS Students Raise Over €650 For Kerry Hospice

September 22, 2015 at 2:53 pm 0 comments

CBS The Green hosted its annual coffee morning in aid of the Kerry Hospice last Friday morning. The event was organized by Transition Year students under the watchful eyes of teachers Ms. Costelloe and Mr. Ryall. On the day there was a vast selection of cakes and buns which were baked […]

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Tralee Credit Union Helps Irish Red Cross’ Refugee Appeal

Tralee Credit Union Helps Irish Red Cross’ Refugee Appeal

September 14, 2015 at 11:03 am 0 comments

THE Tralee Credit Union has opened an account in their branch through which donations can be made to help the Irish Red Cross with their work during the refugee crisis. “Over the last week we have seen in the media the devastation of thousands of people risking their lives to […]

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Tralee Couple Trek 110km For Charity…Then Get Engaged

Tralee Couple Trek 110km For Charity…Then Get Engaged

September 12, 2015 at 9:36 am 0 comments

A TRALEE couple took on a 110km trek in Sweden last month and ended up raising over €1,000 for charity…then they went and got engaged! Cathal Geary from Caherslee and Rachel Boyle from Alderwood Road decided to take in the Fjällräven Classic, a 110 km long hike in one of the world’s […]

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Tralee Business To Donate Wages And Day’s Takings To Help Refugees

Tralee Business To Donate Wages And Day’s Takings To Help Refugees

September 9, 2015 at 8:54 am 0 comments

THE employees of a two local businesses have decided that they will be donating all of their wages and takings from the day of Thursday, September 10 to help the Migrant Aid Offshore Station (MAOS). Hairdresser Cathriona Rohan and her team at Cathriona’s Hair Salon Tralee and Castlegregory have all […]

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Charity Campaigners Warn Public Against Fake Door To Door Collectors

Charity Campaigners Warn Public Against Fake Door To Door Collectors

September 8, 2015 at 2:02 pm 0 comments

ORGANISERS of a charity collection campaign being run around Kerry for the refugees in Greece are warning the public about fake collectors calling to doors on their behalf (see previous story here) The group behind the ‘Help For Humans-Kerry Ireland’ collection campaign have contacted us here at TraleeToday.ie to reiterate that they do […]

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03.09.2015
2fm presenter Eoghan McDermott and TV presenter Diana Bunici, both supporters of the People of the Year awards, pictured in Connolly Station, Dublin making the final call for the public to get their nominations in for the 2015 People of the Year Awards before the 14th September closing date. Nominations for everyday heroes such as family, friends, work colleagues or neighbours, – those ordinary people who have done extraordinary things over the last year –  can be made on www.peopleoftheyear.com or on via the nominations app on www.facebook.com/PeopleOfTheYearAwards Pic. Robbie Reynolds

Do You Know Somebody Deserving Of A People Of The Year Award?

September 6, 2015 at 10:15 am 0 comments

  KERRY people are being asked to get their nominations in for the People of the Year Awards before the deadline on Monday, September 14. 2fm Radio Presenter Eoghan McDermott and TV Presenter Diana Bunici, both supporters of the People of the Year Awards, today made a final call for the […]

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Galway Man Reaches Kerry As Part Of His 2500km Fundraising Walk Around Ireland

Galway Man Reaches Kerry As Part Of His 2500km Fundraising Walk Around Ireland

September 6, 2015 at 10:15 am 0 comments

  A GALWAY man, who is currently on a huge 2500km fundraising walk all around the coast of Ireland, is in Kerry as part of his trek and will be seeking to spread awareness and raise much needed funds for the Irish Heart and Lung Transplant Association. Ron Cummins, from Salthill, […]

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Duagh Man Records Kerry GAA Song For Cancer Support Group

Duagh Man Records Kerry GAA Song For Cancer Support Group

September 5, 2015 at 9:59 am 0 comments

A DUAGH man is hoping to raise funds for a cancer support charity with a song cheering on Kerry in the All-Ireland final. Johnny Lane is releasing the song ‘Wrapped in Green and Gold’ on CD with all proceeds from any sales going straight towards the Cúnamh Cancer Support Group in the […]

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The Irish Cancer Society Looks For Kerry Women To Run Fundraising Mini Marathons

The Irish Cancer Society Looks For Kerry Women To Run Fundraising Mini Marathons

September 5, 2015 at 9:51 am 0 comments

  THE Irish Cancer Society is calling on women all around Kerry to sign up in the name of the society for one or more the mini-marathons that will soon be taking place all around Munster. Those who are participating in one of the upcoming mini-marathons can join the society’s […]

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Maria Looks For Donations As Part Of Kerry Campaign To Help Refugees In Greece

Maria Looks For Donations As Part Of Kerry Campaign To Help Refugees In Greece

September 4, 2015 at 4:02 pm 0 comments

  AN Ardfert woman is helping to organise the clothing, bedding material and most importantly, money, donations all of which will be used to help the refugees crisis in Europe. Maria McCarthy is on the lookout for as many donations as possible to help out refugee camps in Greece, with all donations of various items […]

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