Post Tagged with: "GoFundMe"

Eoghan Galvin with his late mother Anne.

Over €6,000 Already Raised For ‘Gally’s Gallop’ In Memory Of Anne

May 6, 2020 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man has already raised over €6,000 in memory of his mom as he takes on a running challenge this month. Eoghan ‘Gally’ Galvin is aiming to cover 200km over the course of May in a combination of walking and running in memory of his mother Anne who tragically passed away […]

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The late Anne Kelter.

Tralee Man To Run Ultramarathon In Honour Of His Mother

April 14, 2020 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man will attempt his first ever ultramarathon with a distance of 66km in aid of a local charity, all within 2km of his house. Maurice’s Kelter’s mother, Anne, would have been celebrating her 66th birthday on this Sunday April 19th this year, so in honour of her, Maurice […]

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Shane’s Fundraiser Raises Thousands For Irish Cancer Society

Shane’s Fundraiser Raises Thousands For Irish Cancer Society

March 25, 2020 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL man has already raised thousands of euro from a charity initiative where he is encouraging people to walk or run 5k, on their own, to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society. Shane Kenny from Churchill, who now works in Cork City, came up with the idea after […]

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Brendan Walsh.

Friends Pull Together To Help Brendan Through Recovery Period

March 24, 2020 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE the world is changing for everyone these days, the generosity of the local community is the same as it ever was. This is evident in the case of Brendan Walsh from Tralee, who suffered a serious horse-related injury recently. Brendan is heavily involved in racing, breeding, showjumping and the Kingdom […]

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Bands To Rock Benners In Aid Of Tralee Native Siobhain

Bands To Rock Benners In Aid Of Tralee Native Siobhain

January 9, 2020 at 4:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A NIGHT out to support a striker Tralee native has been organised for the end of the month which will see live bands and DJs entertain at Benners Hotel. ‘Bands For Bubbles’ is being held on Friday, January 31 in aid of Siobhain Maher Sequeval. Siobhan (51), originally from Connolly Park […]

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Ross Hurley and his wife Nina.

Kerry Man Diagnosed With Cancer Seeks Public’s Help

January 2, 2019 at 3:52 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY man is asking people to help him in his fight for life after he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in October. Ross Hurley (38) from Killarney needs specialist treatment to fight the type of cancer which, according to the American Cancer Society, for all stages of pancreatic cancer […]

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GoFundMe Campaign To Get Kerry Man To Rehabilitation Facility

GoFundMe Campaign To Get Kerry Man To Rehabilitation Facility

October 18, 2018 at 2:21 pm Comments are Disabled

A GOFUNDME page to help a Waterville man who suffered a traumatic brain injury has already reached halfway to their €50,000 target to help move him to a rehab facility. Mike Curran was hit by a car in France in late September.  He is in hospital in France and needs to […]

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Fund For Teacher Battling Cancer Makes Over €105,000 In Less Than Two Days

Fund For Teacher Battling Cancer Makes Over €105,000 In Less Than Two Days

July 29, 2018 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

A GOFUNDME page set up to help a mother of two who is battling cancer, has raised  over €105,000 in less than two days. Miriam Joy is a 32 year old mom of two who teaches in Dromtrasna NS, Abbeyfeale and is married to Pat Fitzgerald from Castleisland, where they live with […]

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Public Donating Thousands After Kerry Teenager Receives Burns In Crash

Public Donating Thousands After Kerry Teenager Receives Burns In Crash

June 6, 2018 at 6:31 pm Comments are Disabled

A TEENAGER from Tarbert received serious burns to her hands when the car she was travelling in with her father burst into flames during a rally event on Sunday and now the public is coming to her aid. Eighteen-year-old Megan Costello was the co-driver for her father Jason, who is […]

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Mike Edgar who will abseil down Croke Park for charity.

Tralee Man Plans To Abseil Down Croke Park For Charity

April 6, 2018 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man is going to abseil down Croke Park to raise awareness of a mental health support organisation. Mike Edgar, a student in IT Tralee, decided to take on the challenge because he is passionate about the issue of mental health. The former Mercy Mounthawk student has set up […]

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Appeal For Tralee Family Who Lost Home In Fire Yesterday

Appeal For Tralee Family Who Lost Home In Fire Yesterday

March 2, 2018 at 2:13 pm Comments are Disabled

A FUNDRAISING page has been set up for a Tralee family who lost their home in a fire at Fountain Court yesterday morning. Six houses were affected by the fire which it is thought was caused by an electrical fault. The house where the fire started was not occupied at […]

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IT Tralee Student Suffers Eye Injury In Quad Bike Accident In Thailand

IT Tralee Student Suffers Eye Injury In Quad Bike Accident In Thailand

July 11, 2017 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

A YOUNG woman who is studying in IT Tralee has lost sight in her left eye following an accident while on holiday in Thailand. Ciara Twomey from Bantry is a student who is in third year studying General Nursing in the Institute of Technology Tralee. She is currently in a […]

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GoFundMe Page To Help Tralee Man Who Suffered With Brain Tumour In Canada

GoFundMe Page To Help Tralee Man Who Suffered With Brain Tumour In Canada

March 27, 2017 at 12:20 pm Comments are Disabled

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help a Tralee man who suffered a life-changing illness abroad. Niall Hurley from Clogherbrien was spending two years in Calgary, Canada, working on residential building sites doing carpentry work. He was due to leave on Thursday, February 16 because his two year work visa […]

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Lovestruck Teens Ask For Help To ‘Get Shane To America’

Lovestruck Teens Ask For Help To ‘Get Shane To America’

March 10, 2016 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

AH! Young love. Here’s a story that will either warm the cockles of your heart or leave you thinking ‘what a cheek!’ A young couple who met and fell in love in Dingle last autumn, have launched a GoFundMe appeal to help keep their romance alive. Eighteen year old American, Madeleine Walsh met […]

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Community Rallies To Help Out Woman Who Lost €200

Community Rallies To Help Out Woman Who Lost €200

October 2, 2015 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

COMMUNITY SPIRIT is alive and well here in town after a group of local people rallied together to help a woman and her mother after they lost a sum of money in town. Helen Mackessy from Basin Road is one of the women at the centre of this story, after […]

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