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Kerry Stylists To Do Battle At Charity Fashion Show In Ballyroe

Kerry Stylists To Do Battle At Charity Fashion Show In Ballyroe

February 14, 2017 at 12:08 pm 0 comments

KERRY’S top stylists will do battle at a fantastic charity event next month which is a must for fashion lovers. ‘Rags To The Runway’, which takes place at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Saturday, March 11, is a unique fashion event for anyone with an interest in thrift shopping, vintage clothes […]

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Spailpin CD Launch To Raise Funds For Great Cause

Spailpin CD Launch To Raise Funds For Great Cause

November 12, 2016 at 1:14 pm 0 comments

POPULAR trad band Spailpin are set to launch a retrospective of their work at the start of next month and they’re helping out a great cause in the process. Mary Lynch is trying to raise €20,000 for 10 new chemotherapy chairs for the unit at University Hospital Kerry and the band […]

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TLI Group’s Mountain Climb Raises Over €10k For Children’s Hospital

TLI Group’s Mountain Climb Raises Over €10k For Children’s Hospital

October 26, 2016 at 11:38 am 0 comments

A MOUNTAIN climb  held by workers at an Abbeydorney-based company raised over €10,000 for Temple Street Children’s Hospital. On Monday, Nicola O’Callaghan of the Business Development Team at TLI Group, handed the cheque for €10,081 to Helena Bibby, Corporate Development Manager, at Temple Street Hospital who thanked the company for their efforts. […]

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Launching Cassidy's Dine in the Dark were staff at the restaurant, from left: Martina Ryan Murphy, Geraldine Cassidy, Mags Fitzgerald and Steve Trew. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Restaurant To Serve Up ‘Dine In The Dark Experience’ For Charity

October 25, 2016 at 12:22 pm 0 comments

DINERS are invited to take part in a fun night whilst dining blindfolded in order to raise much-needed funds for the National Council for The Blind Ireland (NCBI) Cassidy’s Restaurant on Abbey Street is taking part in ‘Dine In The Dark’ for NCBI this November and it’s being promoted by one of Ireland’s top […]

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Joanne Riordan, Lorraine O'Gorman and Manager of Peter Mark Tralee, Michelle O'Shea, looking forward to the Petermarkathon in aid of Women's Aid from October 27-29. Photo by Dermot Crean

Peter Mark Is Throwing A Marathon Party To Help Raise Funds For Women’s Aid

October 22, 2016 at 9:42 am 0 comments

THE people at Peter Mark hair salon in Tralee are looking forward to pyjama parties, bake sales and fancy dress fun next weekend for their Petermarkathon fundraiser. The team at Abbey Court will join their colleagues all over the country from Thursday, October 27 to Saturday, October 29 to raise funds for Women’s Aid and specifically […]

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Great Night Of Fashion And Fun Coming To Benners

Great Night Of Fashion And Fun Coming To Benners

October 22, 2016 at 9:27 am 0 comments

AN evening of fashion, fun and awareness will take place this coming Thursday in Benners Hotel, Tralee, for a great cause. The event, “Think Pink, Think Positive”, in aid of Breast Cancer Research is an evening for ladies, by ladies with some inspiration. Guest speakers on the night include Maria Walsh and Daily […]

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Woodies Tralee Staff Get On Their Bikes For Charity Campaign

Woodies Tralee Staff Get On Their Bikes For Charity Campaign

August 11, 2016 at 10:55 am 0 comments

  WOODIE’S in Manor West Retail Park, Tralee has launched its 2016 Heroes Campaign, as part of a nationwide campaign to raise much needed funds for Ireland’s major children’s charities. Each Saturday for the month of August, Woodie’s employees in Manor West Retail Park Tralee will team-up and take turns […]

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At the launch of the Turner's Bar Invitational Cup tournament were Ernie Henderson (Gardaí), Mossie McGaley (Borg Warner), Micheal Ladden, Brian McCarthy (Dunnes Stores), Aidan Turner (sponsor), Claude Casey (Tesco), David Hughes (Dunnes Stores), Seamus Deady (Dunnes Stores), Tony Neary (Dunnes Stores) and Thomas Sugrue (Garda Station). Photo by Dermot Crean

Staff From Hospitals, Gardaí, Supermarkets And More To Compete For Soccer Trophy

July 20, 2016 at 12:05 pm 0 comments

A FEAST of soccer for a great cause will take place at the end of the month where teams from companies, hospitals and the Gardaí will compete for the inaugural Turner’s Bar Invitational Cup. Twelve teams will take part in the tournament over one day on Sunday, July 31 at the ITT […]

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Tesco’s Tralee Stores To Host Fancy Dress Fundraiser For Children’s Hospital

Tesco’s Tralee Stores To Host Fancy Dress Fundraiser For Children’s Hospital

July 15, 2016 at 4:36 pm 0 comments

TESCO stores across Kerry will be taking part in Ireland’s largest fancy dress day on Saturday, July 23, all for a great cause. Tesco has set a national fundraising target of €100,000 to help raise vital funds for its charity partner, Temple Street Children’s Hospital and staff will be kitted out in a […]

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Tralee Native Set To Climb Eight Mountains For Charity This Year

Tralee Native Set To Climb Eight Mountains For Charity This Year

March 18, 2016 at 3:26 pm 0 comments

THERE is no mountain high enough for a thrill-seeking woman from Tralee, who plans on climbing an impressive eight mountains this year including Kilimanjaro in Africa. Sarah Guerin is taking part in Concern Worldwide’s annual mountain challenge, ‘Climb4Concern’, which sees adventurers climb some of the highest mountains in Ireland and […]

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Kerry man, John Garvey (left) and daughter Claire O'Shea (third from left) present a cheque for €10,628 to Bernie O'Halloran, CUH Charity and Damian McGovern, Business Manager, CUH, to enhance patient care for Cancer, Neurology, and Cystic Fibrosis Services at Cork University Hospital.

Kerry Family Raises Over €126,700 For Cork University Hospital

March 9, 2016 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

KERRY man John Garvey and his family have raised €126,726 for Cork University Hospital (CUH) over the past 12 years, in gratitude to the hospital for the treatment of a family member. This week, Mr. Garvey, from Foilmore near Cahersiveen, and his daughter Clare Garvey, presented his latest donation of €10,628 […]

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A Little Lolly Goes a Long Way! - Show your support for the Oesophageal Cancer Fund this Lollipop Day, 26th and 27th  February - Pic shows 2 yr old Róise McBride from Donegal.

Volunteers Needed For Lollipop Day To Raise Awareness Of Oesophageal Cancer

January 14, 2016 at 10:22 am 0 comments

THE Oesophageal Cancer Fund (OCF) needs your help next month. With weeks to go until the 15th annual Lollipop Day, the OCF is calling for more volunteers in Kerry on Friday, 26th and Saturday, 27th of February to help raise vital funds for oesophageal cancer. Lollipop Day involves thousands of people selling lollipops (€2) nationwide. Without […]

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Shane Plans Belarus Trip To Help Children In Asylum

Shane Plans Belarus Trip To Help Children In Asylum

December 11, 2015 at 12:30 pm 0 comments

ROSE of Tralee Escort of the Year and Spa native, Shane Kenny, is heading off to help children in an asylum in Belarus and he’s hoping you’ll help him raise funds for the charity. Full-time UCC student and part-time pumpkin surgeon (click here) Shane, is planning to travel with a cohort of Roses […]

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Julett Culloty with Mary O'Donnell and Margaret Enright at the opening of the 'Recover Your Sparkle' event in the Fels Point Hotel on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ladies Sparkle At Beauty Event For Charity In Fels Point Hotel

December 7, 2015 at 4:25 pm 0 comments

A PAMPERING day in aid of the Recovery Haven charity took place on Sunday and there was a great turnout. Storm Desmond departed on time as nearly 90 ladies made their way to the Fels Point Hotel for the ‘Recover Your Sparkle’ event at which Tralee woman, Mary O’Donnell, of RTE’s Today Show was […]

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Sandra Daly, CEO Mercy University Hospital and Brenda Doody at the inaugural Mercy Christmas Wishes Cancer Ball on Friday, 27th November at Maryborough Hotel & Spa, Cork, in aid of the new Mercy Cancer CARE Centre.
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Tralee Woman’s Marathon Effort Sees €30,000 Handed Over To Hospital

December 5, 2015 at 9:48 am 0 comments

A TRALEE woman who ran 12 marathons in eight months presented a cheque for €30,000 to the Mercy University Hospital in Cork recently. Brenda Doody presented the funds, raised through her Mercy Marathon Challenge, to Sandra Daly, CEO, Mercy University Hospital Cork, at the inaugural Mercy Christmas Wishes Cancer Ball on […]

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Tesco launched their Magical Reindeer Food Fundraiser in aid of Temple Street Children’s Hospital. Pictured is Shayne Moran from Leitrim, Shayne is Temple Street Children’s Hospital Reindeer Food Fundraiser Ambassador. Shayne is pictured his mum Anita Moran and dad Nigel Moran.

Tesco Tralee’s Reindeer Food Fundraiser For Children’s Hospital

November 29, 2015 at 9:37 am 0 comments

TESCO stores in Tralee and Killarney will be bringing a little magic to their customers in early December by hosting the inaugural Magical Reindeer Food Fundraiser in aid of their Charity partner, Temple Street. On Saturday and Sunday, December 5-6, staff in all 149 Tesco stores countrywide will be preparing and selling pouches of […]

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Presentaion Secondary School students, Niamh Myers and Mairead Dowling had over a €600 cheque to Theresa Elumelu of Tralee Internationl Resource Centre, with teacher, Brid Prenderville. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Presentation Students Raise €600 Through Sleepover For Syrian Refugees

November 27, 2015 at 1:16 pm 0 comments

SIXTH year students at Presentation Secondary School Tralee took part in a sleepover in the school on Friday November 20 to raise funds for Syrian refugees. Forty-eight sixth year students took part in what was a very enjoyable night with a number of school staff staying the night also. The cheque […]

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Katie O'Donoghue and Akeem Molloy who organised the charity fight night in aid of the Miscarriage Association of Ireland at the BTS Fitness gym in Manor Park on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Akeem And Katie’s Fight Night Raises Over €3,000 For Miscarriage Service

November 27, 2015 at 12:03 pm 0 comments

THERE was a fantastic crowd and atmosphere at BTS Fitness last night for a special fight night fundraiser which raised well over €3,000. The event was the brainchild of Akeem Molloy and his partner Katie Donoghue, who suffered a miscarriage last year and therefore decided to raise funds for the Miscarriage Association […]

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Finally, A Guilt-Free Excuse For Tucking Into A Big Mac In Tralee This Weekend

Finally, A Guilt-Free Excuse For Tucking Into A Big Mac In Tralee This Weekend

November 25, 2015 at 5:00 pm 0 comments

IF you’re heading for a treat to McDonald’s in Tralee this Saturday, your guilt at tucking into that Big Mac might be assuaged by the fact your contributing to a very worthy cause. McHappy Day takes place at McDonald’s restaurants nationwide on Saturday, November 28 where €1 from every Big Mac […]

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Mary To Give Something Back To Crumlin Hospital With Fundraising Dance

Mary To Give Something Back To Crumlin Hospital With Fundraising Dance

November 20, 2015 at 4:27 pm 0 comments

A BEAUFORT woman is organising a fundraising dance in aid of Crumlin Hospital in Dublin, to give something back after her late daughter received treatment there some years ago. The dance takes place on Saturday, November 28, at the Fels Point Hotel and the organiser, Mary Healy, explained the reasons for […]

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Joe Smith (Lions Club Coordinator) and twin sisters Millie & Sophie Bolger urge customers to double their efforts and ‘give big’ at the launch of this year’s Christmas Food Appeal in association with the Lions Club and Tesco Ireland.

Tralee Lions Club And Tesco Team Up For Christmas Appeal

November 10, 2015 at 2:58 pm 0 comments

TRALEE LIONS CLUB and Tesco Ireland are asking shoppers to make a big difference to someone’s Christmas by donating a food item during a two-day Christmas Food Appeal, which will take place on Friday November 27 and Saturday, November 28 at Tesco in  Manor West. Over 1,465 meals were donated by […]

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An Afternoon Of Great Fashion And Fun In Ballyroe

An Afternoon Of Great Fashion And Fun In Ballyroe

November 8, 2015 at 11:17 am 0 comments

LADIES can prepare themselves for the ultimate pre-Christmas party later this month. The annual Connect Publications Ladies Lunch and Fashion Afternoon in aid of MS Tralee /West Kerry Branch in Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee will take place on Sunday November 22. The day will commence at 12.30pm with a Champagne Reception and […]

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Katie Donoghue and Akeem Molloy in the ring where the charity fight night in aid of The Miscarriage Association of Ireland 
will take place. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tralee Couple To Strike A Blow In Aid Of Miscarriage Service

November 1, 2015 at 11:57 am 0 comments

A TRALEE couple are organising a charity event for a cause close to their hearts later this month. A charity fight night in aid of the Miscarriage Association of Ireland will take place on Thursday, November 26, at the BTS Fitness gym in Manor West. Continued below… Katie Donoghue and Akeem […]

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Kerry Cancer Support Group Receives Boost From Out West

Kerry Cancer Support Group Receives Boost From Out West

October 27, 2015 at 9:56 am 0 comments

The Kerry Cancer Support Group – Kerry Cork Health Link Bus received a very welcome donation of over €10,000 on Monday last from proprietors of Siopa Ceoil an Daingin, Michael and Dara Herlihy and Caitriona Nolan who had organised a fundraiser in August at the shop to benefit the charity. […]

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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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Thieves Selling Stolen Animal Charity Raffle Tickets On The Street

October 14, 2015 at 3:05 pm 0 comments

  YOUNG Men claiming to be from an animal charity were selling stolen raffle tickets in Tralee in the past week. Last Wednesday, raffle tickets for an upcoming fundraising event were stolen from the Sera Husky Sanctuary Shop on Rock Street (in laneway across from World of Wonder). On Saturday, staff there received reports […]

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PHOTOS: Kingdom Care Hold Information And Coffee Morning

PHOTOS: Kingdom Care Hold Information And Coffee Morning

October 10, 2015 at 10:00 am 0 comments

THE people at Kingdom Care held an information and coffee morning at their Tralee base on the Mart Grounds in Caherslee on Friday. The event was to raise awareness of the services they offer to people in need and to showcase the clothes and goods on sale at the shop. […]

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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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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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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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