Post Tagged with: "Charity"

CBS Primary School Helps To ‘PowerKindness’ For The Soup Kitchen

CBS Primary School Helps To ‘PowerKindness’ For The Soup Kitchen

January 22, 2015 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL primary school has helped to ‘Power Kindness’ by collecting winter clothing for those in need at the Tralee soup kitchen. Michelle Culloty, a teacher from CBS Primary School, along with her very helpful pupils, staff members and generous parents, recently set out to help the Tralee Soup Kitchen by […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Jolly Santas Ignore The Rain On Their 5k Fun Run

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Jolly Santas Ignore The Rain On Their 5k Fun Run

December 15, 2014 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

THE weather may have been miserable but it didn’t deter the hundreds of happy Santas on their 5k run on Sunday morning. They created a sea of red and white at the Tralee Wetlands, for the 5k Santa Fun Run in aid of the Ronald McDonald House, Crumlin and in memory […]

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VIDEO: ‘Christmas Jumper Day’ To Help Out St Vincent De Paul

VIDEO: ‘Christmas Jumper Day’ To Help Out St Vincent De Paul

December 9, 2014 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

THIS Friday has been declared a countywide ‘Christmas Jumper Day’ with people encouraged to wear the eye-piercing garment to school or work while contributing to St Vincent de Paul. The event is the brainchild of the people at Radio Kerry and replaces the annual live radio auction as a fundraiser for St […]

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Fr Sean Hanafin with Elma and Fionnbar Walsh and Tom Foley just before the start of the journey to take Donal Walsh's anti-suicide message, written on the scroll, to Rome. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO: Christmas Day TV Screening Of Cycle To Bring Donal Walsh’s Message To Rome

December 9, 2014 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

A TV special which captures the Home To Rome Cycle which took place earlier this year, will be screened on Christmas Day on Irish TV. The cycle, which brought Donal Walsh’s LiveLife message from Tralee to the Vatican, raised €170,000 for 24 different cancer charities. Tom Foley, Tralee, Maurice Brosnan […]

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Christmas In Kenya For Kind-Hearted Joan

Christmas In Kenya For Kind-Hearted Joan

December 4, 2014 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

ONE Tralee resident has decided to give up her comfortable Christmas at home to go to Africa in order to bring vital supplies to a school in northern Kenya. Joan O’Regan, originally from Ballyheigue, now living in Castlemorris, is raising funds for her solo run to St Philip’s Secondary School in Kitale, Kenya by organising […]

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PHOTOS: Liverpool Legend Helps Raise Nearly €1,000 For Charity At The Brandon

PHOTOS: Liverpool Legend Helps Raise Nearly €1,000 For Charity At The Brandon

November 29, 2014 at 5:18 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a great night for Liverpool fans in  when Anfield icon John Barnes appeared in The Brandon Conference Centre on Friday. The local Liverpool Supporters Club brought the former Kop legend over to meet local fans and to answer questions about his career. Between 180 to 200 people came and paid the […]

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VIDEO: Teens To Sleep Out To Raise Awareness Of Homeless Plight

VIDEO: Teens To Sleep Out To Raise Awareness Of Homeless Plight

November 25, 2014 at 10:47 am Comments are Disabled

  By Máiréad Moriarty A GROUP of 15 young people, together with six adults, will sleep outdoors overnight in the village of Castlegregory in aid of the Simon Community homeless charity. The ‘sleep out’, planned for Saturday, December 14, is organised by the Castlegregory Parish Youth Council and will take place in […]

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Fionnuala O'Donovan, Lorraine Hopkins, Sharon Scanlan and Cecelia Kelliher at the Rotary Club Gala Ball in Ballyseede Castle Hotel on Friday  night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Rotary Club Holds Annual Gala Ball In Ballyseede Castle

November 15, 2014 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a glamorous affair in the Ballyseede Castle Hotel on Friday night as the Tralee Rotary Club held their annual Gala Ball. A different charity is picked to benefit every year and it was Enable Ireland’s Kerry Services who will receive funding from the €80 a head dinner last night. Continued […]

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Ogie Moran feels the pain  being waxed at the 'Kerry GAA Stars Lovely Legs Competition' at the Fels Point Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Over €12,000 Raised For Charity At GAA Legends Night

September 29, 2014 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

OVER €12,000 was raised at the ‘Kerry GAA Stars Lovely Legs Competition’ held in the Fels Point Hotel on Saturday night according to organiser Andrea O’Donoghue. Hosted by RTE’s Miriam O’Callaghan, it was a fantastic occasion attended by over 400 people, all in aid the Palliative Care Unit at Kerry General Hospital. “It was […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Ouch! Kerry Legends Get Waxed For Charity

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Ouch! Kerry Legends Get Waxed For Charity

September 28, 2014 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY’S greatest GAA stars felt the pain on Saturday night as they had their legs waxed for a great cause in the Fels Point Hotel. Hosted by RTE’s Miriam O’Callaghan, the ‘Kerry GAA Stars Lovely Legs Competition’ was a fantastic occasion attended by over 300 people, who made a great contribution to […]

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At the launch of 'Kerry Stars Lovely Legs Competition' in aid of the Palative Care Unit in Tralee General Hospital were, from left: Denis Moran, Andrea O'Donoghue, Eoin Liston, Riona Kennedy and Ger Power. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

RTE’S Miriam To Interview GAA Legends Tonight In Fels Point

September 27, 2014 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

JUST in case any of you are at a loose end tonight (Saturday), there’s a fantastic event on in the Fels Point Hotel, where Miriam O’Callaghan and a host of stars of the sporting and media world will help raise funds for the Kerry Hospice Palliative Care unit in KGH. Five Kerry […]

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Calendar girls....Brid Coffey, Kathryn Browne, Dervil Fleming and Eilish Coffey  pose in Killarney for the fundraising calendar.

Motorbike Girls Rev Up For Charity Calendar

September 22, 2014 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

A GROUP of Kerry women bikers have become calendar girls to raise money for a voluntary group working to prevent suicide. The calendar, ‘Girls Rev Up For Charity’, features women from Tralee, Listowel, Killarney and Gneeveguilla and the launch night will be held in the Porterhouse Bar and Restaurant in Killareny […]

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The 'Head2Head' cyclists arrive in Tralee on Friday morning on their way to Dublin for the All-Ireland. From left; Dick Boyle of The Grand Hotel, Nicola Kearns of Niks Tea (sponsor) Dublin, JJ Coffey, Jim Breen, Kevin Finn, Orlagh Winters, Stephen McDonald and Ritchie Comerford. Photo by Dermot Crean

Cyclists Take The Long Road To Croker For Childline

September 20, 2014 at 8:25 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re travelling up to Dublin on Saturday, keep an eye out for a few cyclists making their way to the capital for the match. Well known taxi driver, Kevin Finn, is making the journey from ‘Head2Head’ with a fellow cyclists Jim Breen (organiser of the Cycle Against Suicide), JJ […]

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At the launch of 'Kerry Stars Lovely Legs Competition' in aid of the Palative Care Unit in Tralee General Hospital were, from left: Denis Moran, Andrea O'Donoghue, Eoin Liston, Riona Kennedy and Ger Power. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Miriam To Wax Lyrical With GAA Legends At Charity Night

September 18, 2014 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

FIVE Kerry legends of the past and present are set to have their legs waxed all in aid of the Kerry Hospice Palliative Care unit in Kerry General Hospital. The event called ‘Kerry Stars Lovely Legs Competition’ will take place on September 27, at Fels Point Hotel and kicks off at 8pm. […]

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Riealeen Dineen, one of the modals at the launch of the 'MS Society Fashion Show' to be held in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Night Of ‘Music, Fashion And Fun’ For A Great Cause

September 16, 2014 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

A NIGHT of ‘Music, Fashion & Fun’ is promised at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel next month in aid of Multiple Sclerosis (Tralee/West Kerry Branch). Organised by Eileen Whelan, manager of Carraig Donn, Tralee, and Audrey Moran, PRO of Multiple Sclerosis (Tralee/West Kerry), the fashion show on Saturday, October 18 hopes to raise much […]

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Presenting a cheque to the William Davis of the AT Society were, Megan O'Sullivan (center) and Erin O'Sullivan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Gallowsfield Family Makes A Difference For Charity

September 14, 2014 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

A YOUNG girl who suffers from a rare condition handed over a cheque for €5,000 to an organisation which has done so much for her over the past number of years. Erin O’Sullivan who is a sufferer of a rare condition called Ataxia-Telangiectasia (A-T) handed over the cheque raised by her father Paul […]

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Ladies To Drive Through 32 Counties In One Day For Charity

Ladies To Drive Through 32 Counties In One Day For Charity

September 9, 2014 at 11:19 am 1 comment

FOUR ladies are giving Recovery Haven a boost this month when they attempt to drive through all 32 counties of Ireland in 24 hours in aid of the cancer respite care centre. “We just got a brainwave one night and thought could we do it? So we said if we were going […]

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Hospice Looks For Venues To Host Annual Coffee Morning Fundraiser

Hospice Looks For Venues To Host Annual Coffee Morning Fundraiser

September 8, 2014 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Hospice Foundation has launched their annual coffee morning fundraiser and they are hoping everybody joins in to help raise cash for the worthy cause. The event will be held in venues all over the county on Thursday, September 18 and the Hospice is looking for people and businesses to host […]

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Lions Club Golf Classic Raises €6,700 For Local Groups

Lions Club Golf Classic Raises €6,700 For Local Groups

August 31, 2014 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

SIX charities and centres received a boost on Friday when they received cheques from the Tralee Lions Club. Outgoing President of Tralee Lions Club, Mark Boyle, distributed the cheques – the proceeds from their annual golf classic totalling €6,700 – at the offices of the winners of the event, Baily’s Solicitors […]

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Video: Mike To Auction World Cup Jersey For ‘CRY’

Video: Mike To Auction World Cup Jersey For ‘CRY’

August 11, 2014 at 3:57 pm Comments are Disabled

ONE of the stories of the World Cup in Brazil this summer locally was the adventures of Oakpark native Michael Griffin. Mike got a stellar line-up of professional footballers past and present to sign a Na Gaeil GAA shirt with the plan to auction it off  for charity at a […]

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Photos: Planning Decision On Liam’s Lodge Due In August Says Tony At Networking Event

Photos: Planning Decision On Liam’s Lodge Due In August Says Tony At Networking Event

July 31, 2014 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above for information on open evening on July 31   PLANS for Liam’s Lodge have been submitted to Kerry County Council and a planning decision is expected by the end of August according to Tony Heffernan. Mr Heffernan was speaking to TraleeToday.ie at an event for entrepreneurs which was held in […]

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Sharon’s Quiz Night For Guide Dogs Charity

Sharon’s Quiz Night For Guide Dogs Charity

July 29, 2014 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

  By Mairead Moriarty KERINS O’Rahilly’s Club in Strand Road will play host to a special fundraising evening this Thursday night with a table quiz in aid of the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind. Tralee native Sharon Hayes is organising the event in an effort to raise funds for […]

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The new look Paul O'Sullivan gets the approval from daughter Erin after the headshave in aid of the A-T Society in Woodies on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO: A Case Of ‘Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow’ For Paul

July 28, 2014 at 3:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more “I’LL miss the beard, not the hair,” said Paul O’Sullivan before going under the clippers on Saturday as he had his locks and facial hair shorn for charity. Paul, from Gort na Greine, Gallowsfield, was doing the event to raise funds for the A-T […]

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Dad’s Charity Headshave To Help Combat His Little Girl’s Rare Condition

Dad’s Charity Headshave To Help Combat His Little Girl’s Rare Condition

July 24, 2014 at 8:28 am Comments are Disabled

  Click on above ad for more A TRALEE dad will shave off his beard and hair on Saturday to raise funds for an organisation who helped his family so much over the past number of years. His daughter Erin is a seven year old girl who suffers from a rare condition called Ataxia-Telangiectasia […]

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Wheels In Motion For Fundraiser In The Park

Wheels In Motion For Fundraiser In The Park

July 18, 2014 at 8:30 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition KERRY Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre is looking for people to take part in a fundraiser they call ‘Pedal in the Park’. “I got the idea from watching the World Cup,” said Majella Forde, newly appointed head of fundraising for Kerry […]

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Sisters Of Mercy To Fund Adult Sexual Abuse Support Group

Sisters Of Mercy To Fund Adult Sexual Abuse Support Group

July 11, 2014 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition THE Sisters of Mercy Solidarity Trust will fund a Support Group for Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse being run by the Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre. “The Sisters of Mercy have been fantastic as trying to get funding is always a challenge,” […]

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Steven O'Farrell, Dublin and Ailve McCormack, Tralee, at the Friends of Kerry General Hospital Gala Benefit Night at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Hundreds Enjoy Entertainment At Dog Track Fundraiser

July 5, 2014 at 2:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition THERE was a great turnout on Friday night in the Kingdom Greyhound Track for the annual Friends of Kerry General Hospital fundraiser. There was bouncy castles and an ice-cream van to entertain the kids and a Best Dressed Lady competition for […]

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Laura’s Doing Her Bit For A Vital Community Service

Laura’s Doing Her Bit For A Vital Community Service

July 3, 2014 at 8:21 am Comments are Disabled

Click on the above ad for more A TRALEE woman has taken it upon herself to organise a fundraising event for the Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre. “It’s a vital service for the community and they are lacking funds this year so I decided I would give them a helping hand,” […]

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‘Toby’ And Caball’s Help Out Jack & Jill Foundation

‘Toby’ And Caball’s Help Out Jack & Jill Foundation

July 3, 2014 at 8:20 am Comments are Disabled

Click on the above ad to enter a great competition CABALL’S Toymaster in Tralee are helping out the Jack & Jill Foundation…with a little assistance from ‘Toby’. Toymaster ‘Toby’ puppies are on sale in the Bridge Street shop and it’s all to raise funds for the campaign to provide home nursing hours […]

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Huge Crowds Expected For KGH Benefit Night

July 2, 2014 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

THE stage is set for a fantastic line-up of dog racing for a great cause when the Friends of Kerry General Hospital hold their annual Gala Benefit Night on Friday. The event in Kingdom Greyhound Stadium, supported by Kerry Group, has raised in excess of €1.2 million since its inauguration in 1991 and these funds […]

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