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Carole Dooley, Eileen Whelan, Mary Lynch and Susan Carey at the Paco fundraiser for Tralee/West Kerry Branch of MS Society. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fashion Store Raises Funds For Tralee/West Kerry Branch Of MS Society

October 2, 2017 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE fashion outlet held a coffee/fashion mornings last Friday for a great cause. Eileen Whelan of  Paco on The Mall organised the event to raise funds for Tralee/West Kerry Branch of MS. Ladies enjoyed teas/coffees, scones, cakes and two fashion stores while ladies from The Glam Pod gave a make-up demonstration. […]

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Tim Sullivan and Kacey O'Driscoll who are taking on a cycling challenge in honour of Tim's father Danny.

Cycle In Danny’s Honour Already Raises Over £20,000 For Hospital

August 30, 2017 at 3:53 pm Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISING cycle in honour of a great Kerryman who is ill in London, has already raised over £20,000 for a hospital there. Kerry Association London Chairman, Danny Sullivan, who owns a successful construction company, his charitable work and helping out new arrivals from Ireland, suffered a cerebral haemorrhage in June […]

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Fundraising Fashion And Coffee Morning This Friday In Paco

Fundraising Fashion And Coffee Morning This Friday In Paco

April 20, 2017 at 3:45 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re in town tomorrow morning, it’ll be worth a trip into Paco on The Mall from 11am to 1pm. Eileen Whelan of the fashion store is organising a coffee and fashion morning in aid of the Nano Nagle Special School in Listowel, which caters for students from the ages […]

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Community Comes Together To Help Out Trish’s Family

Community Comes Together To Help Out Trish’s Family

February 1, 2017 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

A GROUP of family and friends have come together to organise a benefit dance in support of the husband and children of the late Patricia (Trish) Flavin nee Guerin. Trish was aged just 38 when she passed away unexpectedly on January 7 in University Hospital, Tralee having been admitted to hospital earlier that day. […]

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At the coffee morning in aid of Ceejay McCardle in Tralee Garda Station were, front from left: Garda Niall O’Connor, Chief Superintendent Con Cadogan  and Superintendent Jim O’Connor. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Gardaí Hold Coffee Morning For Boy Battling Leukaemia

September 27, 2016 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

CAKES and buns were out in force at Tralee Garda Station where a coffee morning fundraiser was held for three-year-old Ceejay McCardle, from Castleblaney, Co.Monaghan who is who is fighting childhood leukaemia. Ceejay became the youngest member of An Garda Síochána in June when he graduated from Garda College in […]

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Mike To Be Remembered At Charity Night In O’Riada’s

Mike To Be Remembered At Charity Night In O’Riada’s

November 9, 2015 at 2:39 pm Comments are Disabled

A CHARITY night in memory of a Lyreacrompane man who died 10 years ago will be held next month in aid of the Kerry Hospice. The family of Mike Dillon – who died in 2005 at the age of 44 – are hoping people will come to O’Riada’s Bar on the […]

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Launching the 'Walk For Autism' in aid of St Ita's and St Joseph's School, were from left: Anne O'Keeffe, Joan O'Keefe and Ellen O'Rahilly. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Large Crowds Hoped For At Walk 4 Autism This Sunday

July 9, 2015 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

THE ‘Walk 4 Autism’ (see previous story here) is gearing up to take place this weekend and it’s hoped a large crowd will take part in the fundraising event at John Mitchels GAA grounds on Sunday, July 12 at 1pm. Joan O’Keeffe, the organiser behind the walk is hoping that the the 5km walk/run […]

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At the cahrity table quiz in aid of CROSS  charity and cancer research were from left: Sinead Kelleher, Joanne Allman and Kathleen Reidy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Joanne’s Table Quiz Is First Step In €3,000 Charity Goal

July 2, 2015 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE first part of an epic fundraising effort for cancer research began on Thursday night with a table quiz in the Mall Tavern. In September, Ballymac woman, Joanne Allman, will take part in a 1,000k cycle along the Wild Atlantic Way as part of an effort to raise €3,000 for Cancer […]

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Launching the 'Walk For Autism' in aid of St Ita's and St Joseph's School, were from left: Anne O'Keeffe, Joan O'Keefe and Ellen O'Rahilly. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

‘Walk 4 Autism’ Event To Raise Funds For School Equipment

June 11, 2015 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING the success of the recent ‘Walk 4 Life Kerry’ (see here for story), people will be dusting off their running/walking shoes again  as a new fundraiser walk is organised for next month. The ‘Walk 4 Autism’ will be a 5km walk/run to take place on July 12 from the John Mitchels GAA […]

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Norma Dunne, Cecelia Casey, Linda O'Regan and Deirdre Mahony at the 'Fashion Fusion' Fundraiser in aid of the Duggan Family House Fire Appeal in the Fels Point Hotel on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Turnout At Fashion Fundraiser To Help Ballyheigue Family

April 12, 2015 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

THE Ballyheigue community and beyond were out in force on Saturday night for a fashion fundraiser. Hundreds turned out in the Fels Point Hotel for the ‘Fashion Fusion’ night, organised by Eileen Whelan, in aid of the Duggan Family House Fire Appeal. The Duggans from Kerry Head were out when a fire engulfed […]

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At the Fashion Fusion launch at the Fels Point Hotel were, from left: Collate Nolan, Katrina Lucid, Ilene Whelan, Kristin McKenzie Vass, Orla  Diffily and John Lucid. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Fashion Night To Help Family Who Lost Everything In House Fire

March 17, 2015 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

A FASHION fundraiser will be held next month to help a family who lost their home in a fire near Ballyheigue in November. The Duggans from Kerry Head were out when a fire engulfed their home on November 28 leaving them with nothing. Now, a fundraising campaign is under way to get them back on […]

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Local Politicians All In The Same Boat To Help Local Rowing Club

Local Politicians All In The Same Boat To Help Local Rowing Club

February 16, 2015 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

ALL political sides were in the same boat on Saturday to raise awareness of a local sports club’s plans to raise funds to complete its clubhouse. Minister Jimmy Deenihan (FG) and Deputies Arthur Spring (Lab) and Michael Healy-Rae (Ind) were joined by Cllrs Norma Foley (FF), Pa Daly (SF) and Mayor of Tralee Jim Finucane (FG) […]

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Kerry Mums Give Something Back To Hospital That Saved Their Children’s Lives

Kerry Mums Give Something Back To Hospital That Saved Their Children’s Lives

February 13, 2015 at 3:54 pm Comments are Disabled

A GROUP of Kerry mothers, who each have a child that was born with a congenital heart defect (CHD), have got together to help raise funds for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Crumlin. The ‘Glow Hearts 4 Crumlin’ group consists of three mums from Tralee – Sinead O’Connor, Sonya Doyle and Jenny Pye […]

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Mick Galwey, Tom Cooper, Joe Brolly and Eoin Liston at the Austin Stacks GAA Corporate Lunch Fundraiser at the Ballygarry House Hotel on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Over 550 People Pack Ballygarry For Stacks’ Fundraiser

January 31, 2015 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

WHAT a fantastic afternoon, evening and night it was in the Ballygarry House Hotel yesterday for the Austin Stacks GAA corporate lunch fundraiser. There was wall to wall GAA legends among the 550 people present who gathered to celebrate the Rock club’s success in 2014. Companies and clubs from all over […]

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At the launch Austin Stacks corporate lunch were, from left: Wayne Guthrie, Stephen Stack and Shane Carroll.

Austin Stacks To Hold Corporate Lunch To Help Buy ‘Nuns Field’

January 6, 2015 at 10:58 am Comments are Disabled

NOT resting on their laurels after the incredible success of 2014, county and Munster champions, Austin Stacks are making a push to develop the ‘Nuns Field’ in Connolly Park up to a top class standard. On Friday, January 30, Austin Stacks GAA Club will hold a corporate lunch to raise […]

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Amanda Griffin, Megan O'Connor, April O'Rourke and Michaela Kavanagh, Ballyduff at the 'Take Me Out' night in aid of Ballyduff Buds Family Resource Centre at Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Take Me Out’ Fundraiser In Ballyroe

November 9, 2014 at 10:57 am Comments are Disabled

A ‘Take Me Out’ fundraiser for the Ballyduff Buds Resource Centre was held at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. The organisers decided to try something new to help fund the vital service in the north Kerry village. “With all the cuts coming in, funding is essential so we said we’d […]

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Andrea Helps Raise €20,000 For Palliative Care Unit

October 15, 2014 at 5:39 am Comments are Disabled

THE Palliative Care Unit in Kerry Genaral Hospital, received a massive boost, when a €20,000 cheque from a fundraiser was handed over to them on Monday. The chief organiser behind the Kerry Stars Lovely Legs Compeition in aid of the Unit was Andrea O’Donoghue from Blennerville, who recently lost her father, Tony, […]

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Sam McCauley’s Sarah Makes The Cut To Help Cancer Sufferers

Sam McCauley’s Sarah Makes The Cut To Help Cancer Sufferers

October 3, 2014 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman has decided to cut 16 inches off her hair to help out cancer patients. Sarah Burke from Ballymac, who works in the cosmetics department in Sam McCauley’s Chemists in Manor West, chopped off her locks to donate to Recovery Haven, where the hair will be used in making […]

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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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Aoife, Sean, Siobhan and Sarah Barrett at the start of the Na Gaeil GAA Club fundraising cycle on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Photos: Na Gaeil Faithful Get On Their Bikes For Fundraiser

September 1, 2014 at 7:50 am Comments are Disabled

ABOUT  160 cyclists set off for the annual Na Gaeil GAA club cycle on Saturday morning. The annual event is a major fundraiser for the club and there was a good turnout in the sunshine to see the riders off. There were two routes, the first of which took them from Na Gaeil out to […]

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Na Gaeil Players Do Battle To Raise Funds For U14s

Na Gaeil Players Do Battle To Raise Funds For U14s

August 9, 2014 at 1:00 am Comments are Disabled

NA GAEIL players past and present came together in what was a novel idea to raise money for the U14 side, before they play in the central regional final against Dingle on August 18. Denise Burns and Fiona Goggin came up with the idea to host a charity football match between a […]

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Networking Event To Raise Funds For Liam’s Lodge

Networking Event To Raise Funds For Liam’s Lodge

July 17, 2014 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISING event in aid of Liam’s Lodge will be held in the Fels Point Hotel on Wednesday, July 30 at 7pm. “Networking with a Conscience” sees Kerry’s newest  entrepreneurs on the Enterprise Ireland New Frontiers programme  host a high powered information and networking session. Guest speakers include Eamon Fitzpatrick, former Sales Director […]

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At the 'Giving Something Back' fundraiser for the Kerry Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Centre on Saturday night in the Meadowlands Hotel were, from left: Eileen O'Shea, Laura McCarthy (Organiser), Vera O'Leary (Kerry Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse), Mark Lynchahan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Photos: Fundraiser For Centre At The Meadowlands

July 14, 2014 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more ABOUT 100 or so people attended a fundraising event for Kerry Rape And Sexual Abuse Centre in The Meadowlands Hotel last Saturday night. The event called ‘Giving Something Back’ was organised by Laura McCarthy of Manor, during the night she gave a speech about the importance of […]

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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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Andrea Hogan, with her children Saoirse and Brian, promoting the Breast Cancer Fundraiser which takes place in McElligott's Ardfert on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Community Comes Together For Andrea’s Fundraiser

June 24, 2014 at 10:46 am 2 comments

Click on above ad for more THE Ardfert community has come together to help a woman, recently diagnosed with breast cancer, to raise funds for the Breast Cancer Care Unit in Cork University Hospital. Ardfert mother of two, Andrea Hogan (36), turned the news of her diagnosis into a positive […]

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