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Members of the Inspired Group meeting the Minister for Disabilities and Social Affairs in Dail Eireann recently.

Inspired Group To Receive Significant Government Funding

June 12, 2018 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

THE Board of Management of Inspired, based in Friary Lane in Tralee, have announced that they have been successful in their application for  Pobal funding under the ‘Ability’ program and will receive substantial support over the coming years. Inspired is one of 27 projects nationwide — and the only Kerry […]

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Kay McNamara of the Rosemary Day Centre, receives a cheque from Inspired. Photo by Dermot Crean

Inspired Tea Morning Raises Hundreds For Rosemary Day Centre

June 11, 2018 at 1:51 pm Comments are Disabled

THE participants at Inspired at Friary Lane were delighted to hand over proceeds of a recent fundraiser to the Rosemary Day Centre. The members of the group held a tea morning last month and raised a total of €410 as Maree O’Connor, a co-ordinator with the group, explained. “One of […]

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Presentation students present a cheque to Inspired group members on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Presentation Students Raise Funds For Inspired Group

May 8, 2018 at 1:18 pm Comments are Disabled

PRESENTATION students raised €380 for the Inspired Group during National Flag day back in March and handed over the cheque on Friday last. Teacher, Margaret Barry, explained how the fifth year history students raised the funds. “Presentation Tralee is associated with the Thomas Francis Maher Foundation which aims to promote […]

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Diarmuid Brennan, David Malone, Breda O'Sullivan and Heather Lowham at the Inspired tea day fundraiser on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Inspired Group Holds Tea Day Fundraiser For Alzheimer’s Society

May 3, 2018 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was a buzz of activity at the Inspired centre on Friary Lane on Wednesday as the members of the group held a fundraiser. “We’re hosting a tea day for the Alzheimers Society of Ireland,” said Maree O’Connor of Inspired. ” The idea came from one of our participants, Sinead, […]

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Maree O'Connor, Maeve O'Connor, Labhaoise O'Connor, Sinead Joy, Denise O'Mahony, Breda O'Sullivan and Eileen Whelan of Paco at the Paco Coffee Morning/Fashion Show in aid of Inspired on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Paco’s Fundraiser Is An Inspiring Success

February 25, 2018 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE fashion outlet hosted a great coffee/fashion morning on Friday which raised €530 for a great cause. Eileen Whelan of  Paco on The Mall  organised the event to raise funds for the Inspired group based at Friary Lane. Members of the group modelled fashions from the store and there was […]

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Eileen Whelan of Paco Tralee.

Paco To Host Coffee Morning/Fashion Show In Aid Of Inspired

February 22, 2018 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE fashion outlet will hold another one of their great coffee/fashion mornings agains this Friday for a great cause. Eileen Whelan of  Paco on The Mall has organised the event to raise funds for the Inspired group based at Friary Lane. From 11am to 1pm, there’ll be teas, coffees and […]

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Musicians John Buggy and Pat Pierse with their 'A Christmas Hug' CD in aid of Inspired at The Rose Hotel on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Pat And John’s ‘Christmas Hug’ Launched At The Rose Hotel

November 25, 2017 at 9:28 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great turnout for the launch of a CD by two local musicians, all for a great cause in The Rose Hotel last night. Pat Pierse and John Buggy, aka ‘The Crackers’, recorded ‘A Christmas Hug’ “for a bit of a laugh” and decided that all the proceeds from […]

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Members and volunteers with the Inspired group with the 'A Christmas Hug' CD on sale now.

Pat And John’s Inspired Christmas Song To Raise Funds For Local Group

November 18, 2017 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

TWO local musicians have released a Christmas song which they hope will raise much needed funds for a local group. Pat Pierse and John Buggy, aka ‘The Crackers’, recorded ‘A Christmas Hug’ and all proceeds from sales go to the Inspired group on Friary Lane. The lads wrote the song […]

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Minister Finian McGrath with participants and volunteers in the Inspired group on his visit to the centre in Friary Lane on Wednesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Minister Impressed As He Visits Inspired Centre

November 16, 2017 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

THE Inspired group were delighted to receive a visit from a special guest this afternoon and ended up getting an invitation to take a tour of Dáil Éireann. Minster for State for Disabilities Finian McGrath, went to the Inspired centre at Friary Lane and was hugely impressed with what the […]

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Members of the Inspired group dancing at the start of the Inspired Fashion Show at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Wonderful Night Of Fashion And Fun With Inspired Group

June 19, 2017 at 3:46 pm Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of Inspired put on a great show on Friday night in Ballyroe Heights Hotel. Their fashion show was hugely enjoyable for the approximately 200 who attended, including writer Billy Keane, Deputy Michael Healy Rae and renowned designer Don O’Neill who attended with his husband Pascal Guillermie. The show was […]

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From left, Inspired members, David Malone, Sinead Joy, Niamh O'Connor, Labhaoise O'Connor, Jonathan Collins of Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Inspired volunteer Maree O'Connor, Breda O'Sullivan, Denise O'Mahony, Carmel Roche and Jack Dowey Kingston at the launch of the fashion show for Inspired at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fashion Show From Inspired All Set To Be A Memorable Night

June 15, 2017 at 1:25 pm Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of the Inspired group are putting the final preparations together for their fashion show in Ballyroe Heights Hotel tomorrow night. The show will take place on Friday, June 16 at 8pm, is the main fundraiser for the service  provided to young adults with intellectual disabilities at its Friary Lane base in Tralee. Inspired […]

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From left, Inspired members, David Malone, Sinead Joy, Niamh O'Connor, Labhaoise O'Connor, Jonathan Collins of Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Inspired volunteer Maree O'Connor, Breda O'Sullivan, Denise O'Mahony, Carmel Roche and Jack Dowey Kingston at the launch of the fashion show for Inspired at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

An Inspiring Fashion Show On The Way At Ballyroe

June 7, 2017 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of the Inspired group will strut their stuff at a fashion show in Ballyroe Heights Hotel next week. “The show is our main fundraiser for the service we provide to young adults with intellectual disabilities,” said Maree O’Connor of Inspired. The show will take place on Friday, June 16 […]

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Marie O'Connor, Liz O'Gorman, Dominic Rollo-Walker, Rosie McGrath, Steven Buckley, Yvonne O'Brien, Patricia O'Connor, Sinead Joy, Labhaoise O'Connor, Kerry O'Mahony, and Denise O'Mahony at Inspired on Tuesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Champs Present €500 Prize To Inspired

March 29, 2017 at 2:46 pm Comments are Disabled

WINNERS of the Kerins O’Rahilly’s Strictly Come Dancing, Rosie McGrath and Dominic Rollo-Walker, were at Inspired, Friary Lane, on Tuesday where they donated their winnings from the contest. The pair out-danced some stiff competition on Satuday night to win the Judges Vote and chose to donate their €500 prize to the group. Inspired […]

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Eoin McCarthy (Mission Leader Bons Secours Tralee), Maree O'Connor (CEO Inspired), Labhaoise O'Connor, Aine Murphy, Sinead Joy and Carmel Roche. Back: Jim White, Courtney Sheehy and

Inspired Group Receives Funding To Go Towards ‘Ability Tralee’ Project

October 24, 2016 at 3:33 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL group has received €2,000 from the Bons Secours Tralee Community Initiative Programme which aims to support local groups that are making a difference. One of these groups is Inspired who have been actively enhancing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities in town for the last three years and are based in […]

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At the cheque handover from the Castle Bar to Inspired were, from left: Jack Towey, Fergal O'Sullivan, Phillip Fitzmaurice and Darren O'Sullivan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Castle Bar’s Cheltenham Week Events And Table Quiz Raises Cash For Inspired

March 24, 2016 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

A GREAT crowd turned out in the Castle Bar for a Table Quiz with all proceeds going to Inspired, a project for people with intellectual disabilities located in town. The Castle Bar donated €250 to Inspired from charity events held in the bar during the week of Cheltenham. They also put […]

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PHOTOS: Elysha Feels The Love On Valentine’s Day At Opening Of Inspired Centre

PHOTOS: Elysha Feels The Love On Valentine’s Day At Opening Of Inspired Centre

February 16, 2016 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

ROSE of Tralee Elysha Brennan got a wonderful welcome on Sunday when she arrived at Inspired on Friary Lane to officially open their new base. The Inspired group is a community project that aims to develop the employment, education and personal development skills of adults with intellectual disabilities. They run […]

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At the presentation of the Inspired Christmas raffle prize to Phil McCarthy, Abbeydorney, at Inspired's base at Friary Lane were, from left; Aisling Collins, Labhaoise O'Connor, David Malone, Marie O'Connor, Phil McCarthy, Breda O'Sullivan, Niamh McCarthy, Tim Landers, Yvonne O'Brien and Kerry O'Mahony. Photo by Dermot Crean

Phil Picks Up A Luxury Hotel Break Thanks To Inspired Fundraiser

January 22, 2016 at 3:51 pm Comments are Disabled

AN Abbeydorney woman won a luxury weekend for two in a top Killarney hotel thanks to the people at Inspired. The group, based in their new centre at Friary Lane, ran a Christmas raffle where they sold lines to raise funds to help run the organisation which receives no State support […]

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The Inspired group perform 'Thriller' in The Square. Photo Fiachra O'Connor.

VIDEO: Inspired ‘Flashmob’ Thrills The Square With Dance Performance

October 27, 2015 at 4:13 pm Comments are Disabled

THE INSPIRED group hit The Square on Friday with a ‘flash mob’ zombie-themed dance performance of ‘Thriller’ (Watch video below) “The fact they have the confidence to come out and dance is such a success for the group,” said Yvonne O’Brien of Inspired. The group through the tutorship of dance instructor, […]

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‘Inspired’ Group Out And About Helping To Keep The Town Looking Great

‘Inspired’ Group Out And About Helping To Keep The Town Looking Great

July 1, 2015 at 10:51 am Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of the local ‘Inspired Project’ have been helping to make the town a little more colourful as they busy themselves tending to the flower boxes all around the town. The group were out yesterday as they watered and managed all the various flower boxes that are now in many […]

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Planting the crabtreen in Pairc An Phiarsaigh on Monday. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Inspired’ Idea To Plant Tree And Help Out Tidy Towns Effort

May 15, 2015 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

THE people at the Inspired Project have decided to get involved with the Tidy Towns effort this year and a special ceremony was held in Páirc An Phiarsaigh on Monday to kick off their efforts. Members of the Inspired group, Team Bramble, Tralee Chamber Alliance, Mayor Jim Finucane and well wishers […]

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PHOTOS: ‘Inspired’ Idea At Table Quiz To Stop People Cheating

PHOTOS: ‘Inspired’ Idea At Table Quiz To Stop People Cheating

March 28, 2015 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

ON Wednesday night, The Castle Bar played host to a table quiz in aid of Inspired, the community project that aims to develop the employment, education and personal development skills of adults with intellectual disabilities. One innovation of this particular table quiz was a method to curtail the, now institutional, practise of […]

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VIDEO: Get ‘Inspired’ With Zumbathon For A Great Cause

VIDEO: Get ‘Inspired’ With Zumbathon For A Great Cause

March 12, 2015 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

  A LOCAL dance group here in town are looking to raise funds for a great local group by organising a Zumbathon in Fels Point Hotel on Saturday. The theme of the night will to ‘Dance For A Cause’ as the organisers, Zumba Salsa Kerry, hope to raise funds for the fantastic work […]

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Get Inspired With A Night Of Music For A Great Cause

Get Inspired With A Night Of Music For A Great Cause

November 26, 2014 at 9:59 am Comments are Disabled

THIS Thursday a night of song music and dance will take place in Na Gaeil clubhouse with all proceeds going towards a local initiative called Inspired. The rambling house night will feature local traditional musicians and it all gets underway at 9pm. This is a free event with the hope that […]

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