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At the Ballymac GAA Club Evening With Ronan O'Gara fundraiser at the Ballygarry Estate were, seated; Mick Galwey, Breda Dyland of Kerry Cancer Support Group, Ronan O'Gara and Ciara Griffin. At back; Sean Hennessy, John Rice and Kieran Savage of Ballymac GAA, Kerry GAA senior manager Jack O'Connor, Bernard Cassidy and Mike Sweeney. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Turnout For ‘An Evening With Ronan O’Gara’ In Ballygarry

November 8, 2022 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

SPORTING legends provided some great entertainment at Ballygarry Estate on Sunday evening as Ballymac GAA hosted ‘An Evening With Ronan O’Gara and Guests’. The club, in association with the Kerry Cancer Support Group, welcomed the Munster and Irish rugby legend to town and he was joined by fellow former Irish […]

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Cycle Fundraiser From Tralee In Aid Of Kerry Samaritans

Cycle Fundraiser From Tralee In Aid Of Kerry Samaritans

July 9, 2022 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Samaritans are hosting a fundraising cycle next month from the John Mitchels GAA Complex for a scenic journey around the West Kerry peninsula. While enjoying the beautiful scenery, you will be helping raise much needed funds to continue the Samaritans support service. Cyclists of all abilities are invited to […]

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Fundraising Walk In Keel To Remember Damien

Fundraising Walk In Keel To Remember Damien

June 30, 2022 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE people of Keel and the wider community are set to remember the late Damien Foley with a memorial walk on Sunday, July 10. Beginning at Keel GAA grounds at 10am, Damien‘s family, friends and neighbours will walk the Keel Loop Walk to mark what would have been the occasion […]

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David Morrison from Ballybunion who donated work.

Kerry Artists Donate Work For Incognito Fundraiser For Jack and Jill Foundation

April 1, 2022 at 2:18 pm Comments are Disabled

TWENTY Kerry artists have generously donated their art for Incognito 2022 in aid of the Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation. Ireland’s biggest online art sale is now in its sixth year, and what makes Incognito different to other art sales, is that the buyer has no idea who the artist […]

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Karen Maher Hayles (centre) who is organising the Hawley O'Sullivan Memorial Truck Run, pictured with Emma Hayles, Michael Maher, Urney Maher and Ciara Hayles.

Hawley O’Sullivan To Be Remembered At Memorial Truck Run

October 8, 2021 at 12:37 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man who passed away 25 years ago in a road accident will be fondly remembered at a charity event later this month. Hawley O’Sullivan, from O’Rahillys Villas, son of the late Tom ‘Lang’ and Kathleen O’Sullivan (nee Cregan), was just 28 when he died on June 15, 1996, […]

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Ina Tuite Ferris.

Ina’s Raising Thousands As She Plans Headshave In Memory Of ‘Stocky’

April 13, 2021 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

A CHURCHILL woman has already raised over €3,500 in a fundraiser in memory of her brother who passed away six years ago. 75 year old Ina Tuite Ferris, sister of the late Stocky O’Mahony, who died of Motor Neurone Disease, in March 2015 at the age of 72, has decided […]

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Laura Whelton.

Laura To Shave Head In Fundraiser For KRSAC

March 31, 2021 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

A YOUNG woman from Killarney is to shave her head for a great cause next week. Laura Whelton will go under the clippers on Tuesday, April 6, in aid of Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre. She said she chose to do this “as an act of solidarity with all the […]

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Enda O'Sullivan

Enda To Run New York City Marathon In Aid Of Palliative Care Unit

October 18, 2019 at 8:10 am Comments are Disabled

A KILFENORA man is preparing for a fundraiser to help out a facility which provided great care to his parents during their illnesses before they passed away. Enda O’Sullivan of The Tankard Bar is in training to join around 50,000 runners for the New York City Marathon on Sunday, November […]

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Caroline McAuliffe with husband Mitchell and children Jessie and Evie, Katie O'Shea, Peggy O'Sullivan, Marcus O'Sullivan, Yvonne O'Sullivan and Jamie O'Shea, looking forward to the 80s and 90s disco fundraiser at The Abbey Tavern. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Night Of 80/90s Music And Great Prizes In Ardfert This Weekend

February 16, 2018 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISING 80s/90s disco will take place this Saturday night in Ardfert organised by an local woman to help out the hospital where she was treated for cancer over a year ago. Caroline McAuliffe, a married mother of two young children, was 36 years old when she had a tumour in […]

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Fundraiser To Help Young Girl Battle Rare Form Of Cancer

Fundraiser To Help Young Girl Battle Rare Form Of Cancer

January 25, 2018 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISER will take place in Killorglin next month to help a two year old girl battling a rare child cancer. Siobhan Mather is living in the UK but has strong connections to Kerry through her grandfather Dave Murphy from Portmagee and her grandmother, Teresa Foley from Glencar. Siobhan still has […]

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

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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Gardaí Hold Coffee Morning For Boy Battling Leukaemia

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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Large Crowds Hoped For At Walk 4 Autism This Sunday

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

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

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

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

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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Photos: Na Gaeil Faithful Get On Their Bikes For Fundraiser

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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