Post Tagged with: "Kerry Hospice"

The launch of the Vauxhall/Opel Run at Ahern's Garage on Monday evening.

Vauxhall/Opel Enthusiasts To Gather For Vintage/Classic Car Charity Run

April 26, 2022 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

VAUXHALL/OPEL enthusiasts in Kerry will gather once again for the annual Opel/Vauxhall Kerry, Wild Atlantic Way Vintage/Classic Car Run. Taking place on Sunday, May 8, Ahern’s Garage, Tralee Road, Castleisland is this year’s headquarters. Owners Pat and Paul Ahern have kindly come on board as the main sponsors and organisers […]

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Maura Sullivan and Andrea O’Donoghue receive a cheque from Austin Stacks Chairman Shane Lynch and members of the Golf Classic organising committee.

Kerry Hospice Benefits From Austin Stacks Fundraiser

April 20, 2022 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Hospice received a portion of the proceeds of a recent fundraiser held by Austin Stacks. The Rock club held a golf classic on March 25 at Tralee Golf Club. The fundraiser was a huge success and the club thanked all who sponsored teams, tee boxes and goodie bags. They […]

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Olive Brick, Carol Brick and Sarah Benner at the Spa/Fenit Hospice Good Friday Walk at The Tankard. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Strolling In The Sun On Good Friday Charity Walks

April 15, 2022 at 2:51 pm Comments are Disabled

GOOD Friday, great weather. Thankfully, the rain stayed away on Friday morning in the greater Tralee area, as people enjoyed some lengthy walks in aid of the Kerry Hospice Foundation. The Spa/Fenit branch of the Kerry Hospice held a 10k walk from The Tankard at 10am in memory of Jerry […]

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A group of walker before the Ted Moynihan Good Friday Walk for Kerry Hospice from the Grand Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

Good Friday Walk For Kerry Hospice Returns

March 25, 2022 at 2:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Good Friday walk in aid of Kerry Hospice will return once again this year for the 26th time. Started by the late, great Ted Moynihan, it has become a huge tradition in Tralee and while it took place remotely last year, people can once again gather for the sociable […]

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Representatives from McCauley's Pharmacy present a cheque for €1,700 to Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice.

Thousands Presented To Kerry Hospice After Separate Fundraisers

March 24, 2022 at 1:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THE proceeds from two separate fundraisers were presented to Kerry Hospice over the past few days totalling over €8,500. Local musician Mike O’Shea raised €6,860 after contributing the proceeds of a CD and fundraising. He presented the cheque on Tuesday to Kerry Hospice volunteers. Meanwhile, the staff of McCauley Pharmacy […]

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Michelle Greaney (centre) presents a cheque for €2,500 to Maura Sullivan and Mary Shanahan of Kerry Hospice. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee 10 Miler/5k Event Raises €2,500 For Kerry Hospice

February 25, 2022 at 5:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee 10 Miler/5k event has raised €2,500 for the Kerry Hospice Foundation. The race, held back on Saturday, February 12, was organised by Michelle Greaney of MG Coaching and it was another great success with 280 runners registered. Michelle’s races events always have a charity aspect and Kerry Hospice […]

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At the presentation of a cheque for €25,200 to Kerry Hospice Foundation were, from left; Tim Teahan and Stephen Benner of Kerry Motor Works, Mary Shanahan of Kerry Hospice, Claire Benner, Dr Patricia Sheahan, Head of Palliative Care at University Hospital Kerry; Simon Benner and Nicky Benner of Kerry Motor Works. Photo by Dermot Crean

Over €25,000 Raised For Kerry Hospice In Memory Of Leslie Benner

February 25, 2022 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

AN incredible amount of money was raised for the Kerry Hospice Foundation in memory of a well-known Tralee businessman who passed away late last year. Leslie Benner of Kerry Motor Works, passed away on November 25 after receiving several weeks of care at the Palliative Care Unit. The Benner family […]

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Launching the Tralee 10 Miler and 5k run at The Rose Hotel on Wednesday evening were; front from left; Duty Manager at The Rose Hotel Sajmir Mucaj; run organiser Michelle Greaney, Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice and General Manager of The Rose Hotel Mark Sullivan. Back from left; Ciara Tierney, Doreen Moore, Mary Barrett and Garry O'Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Places Filling Up Fast For Tralee 10 Miler/5k Road Race

January 20, 2022 at 2:06 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just over three weeks to go until a popular running event returns to after a break of two years. Michelle Greaney of MG Coaching is organising the Tralee 10 Miler and 5k Road Race which takes place from The Rose Hotel on Saturday, February 12 at 11am and places […]

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The presentation of the cheque to Kerry Hospice.

Castlemaine Fair Raises Over €40,000 For Kerry Hospice

January 17, 2022 at 4:04 pm Comments are Disabled

THE revival of Castlemaine Fair Day was held on Sunday, October 10 and was a resounding success raising over €40,000 for the Kerry Hospice Foundation. It was held as a tribute to John O’Donoghue, a pillar of the community who sadly passed away on January 13, 2021 in the Palliative Care […]

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Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice with Kevin Ross and Breda Doyle of Ballyduff Gaa Club promoting the Car Raffle fundraiser. Photo by Dermot Crean

GAA Club’s BMW Car Raffle Helps Out Kerry Hospice

December 21, 2021 at 2:05 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH Christmas coming, Ballyduff GAA is suggesting giving the gift of a ticket for a draw where the winner can drive away a BMW in the new year. The Ballyduff GAA Club in conjunction with their 2022 €50,000 BMW 3 Series M Sport Car Raffle are donating 10% of all profits […]

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Presenting the proceeds of the 'Evening With Roy Keane' fundraiser were, in front; Eoin Kelliher of the organising oommittee and Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice. Standing; Marc Ó Sé and Mark Fitzgerald of the organising committee, Mari O'Sullivan, Director of Nursing at the Palliative Care Unit and Mike McMahon and Matt Moloney of the Organising Committee. Photo by Dermot Crean

Incredible Amount Of Money Presented To Kerry Hospice After Roy Keane Event

December 17, 2021 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

TENS of thousands of euro were raised at a fantastic charity event held at Ballygarry House Hotel last month, with the proceeds presented to Kerry Hospice on Thursday evening. In all, €81,000 was raised from the ‘Evening With Roy Keane’ fundraiser in aid of the Palliative Care Unit in University […]

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‘Light To Remember’ Fundraiser In Aid Of Kerry Hospice

‘Light To Remember’ Fundraiser In Aid Of Kerry Hospice

December 15, 2021 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual ‘Light To Remember’ fundraiser for Kerry Hospice is now in its the fourth year and the Hospice is hoping people will log on to leave a tribute to a loved one. The Kerry Hospice Foundation virtual Light To Remember Christmas tree is a lovely way to remember so […]

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Garrett Foley of the Kingdom Veteran and Vintage Classic Car Club presents a cheque for €500 to Maura Sullivan on Kerry Hospice.

Car Club Presents Proceeds Of 2020 Run To Kerry Hospice

December 14, 2021 at 1:18 pm Comments are Disabled

BETTER late than never. Kingdom Veteran Vintage & Classic Car Club held their Ring of Kerry Run back in October of 2020 with a collection held for Kerry Hospice. However, for various reasons, they never got around to presenting the proceeds of €500 until this week. The run had a […]

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Mary Shanahan  and Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice launching the Light To Remember campaign. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Hospice Launches Annual ‘Light To Remember’ Fundraiser

November 9, 2021 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual ‘Light To Remember’ fundraiser for Kerry Hospice was launched at the grounds of the palliative care unit on Monday Now in its the fourth year, the Hospice is inviting people to log on to leave a tribute to a loved one on www.lighttoremember.com “The Kerry Hospice Foundation virtual […]

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Staff of Premier Auto Parts taking part in a Movember Challenge for Kerry Hospice. From left; Damien Lawlor, Rado Zbik, Paul Naughton, Pat Hogan, Aidan O'Connell, David Ross (manager) and Thomas Reidy (missing from photo is Tim O'Connor). Photo by Dermot Crean

Local Company Staff Take On ‘Movember’ Challenge For Kerry Hospice

October 29, 2021 at 2:21 pm Comments are Disabled

EIGHT staff members from a local company will forego using the razor for November to raise funds for a worthy cause. The lads from Premier Auto Parts will grow their facial hair in the Movember challenge in a bid to raise funds for the Kerry Hospice Foundation. David Ross, manager […]

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The late John O’Donoghue.

Castlemaine Fair Day Raises Nearly €30,000 For Kerry Hospice

October 13, 2021 at 7:06 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Castlemaine Events Committee hosted the revival of Castlemaine Fair Day on Sunday last in memory of the late John O’Donoghue and thousands of euro was raised for a great cause. The location of the Fair was in Griffin’s Car Park, Castlemaine and it was a terrific success with the […]

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Erika Wallace, Deirdre Burke, Mike Finnerty and Niall Ó Loingsigh at the finish of the Kerry Hospice/Tralee Samaritans Charity Cycle at John Mitchels GAA Club Complex on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Cycle Out West To Help Two Great Organisations

October 10, 2021 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

AROUND 140 cyclists took off from the John Mitchels GAA Club grounds at Ballyseedy on Saturday for a special fundraising cycle. The cycle benefited both the Kerry Branch of the Samaritans and the Kerry Hospice Foundation and was a huge success. Cyclists had a choice of a 75km route from […]

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Launching the Kerry Hospice/Samaritans Cycle were, from left; Bridie O'Callaghan, Michael Mannix, Kerry O'Connell, Pat Sullivan, Maura Sullivan and Mary Shanahan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Still Time To Register For Cycle Fundraiser This Saturday

October 7, 2021 at 4:11 pm Comments are Disabled

CYCLISTS of all abilities still have time to join a special charity cycle this Saturday to help two great organisations. The 125km and 75km cycles from the John Mitchels GAA Club on October 9 will benefit the Kerry Branch of the Samaritans and Kerry Hospice Foundation. The A Leisure Route […]

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Judy Dillane, Trish Fitzpatrick and Marina Burke at the coffee morning in aid of Kerry Hospice at Ballygarry House Hotel on Thursday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Coffee Mornings Being Held Over Coming Week To Help Kerry Hospice

September 23, 2021 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

HOTELS, bars, businesses and members of the public are all hosting events over the coming week as part of Kerry Hospice’s major fundraiser. The Bewley’s Big Coffee Morning Social for Hospice is officially taking place today but some are waiting for the weekend to host their own events. This morning […]

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Deirdre Poff, Jonathan O'Regan, Denise Poff, William Counihan and Mary Counihan with Bessie Cooper and Roxy, at the Tony O'Donoghue annual walk on Saturday from Blennerville Windmill. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Thousands Raised For Annual Tony O’Donoghue Walk

September 5, 2021 at 2:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THE annual Tony O’Donoghue Memorial Walk saw over €3,700 collected this year and in seven years nearly €60,000 has been raised in his memory. The walk in aid of Kerry Hospice took place yesterday with people invited to register at the Blennerville Windmill carpark. Andrea, Tony’s daughter, was delighted with […]

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Looking forward to the Kerry Hospice Coffee Morning on September 23 are, from left; Aine Moriarty, Lisa King, Jean Browne, Evelyn Doody, Mary Nolan and Mary Shanahan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Hospice Looks For People To Host Coffee Mornings

September 4, 2021 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Hospice is reiterating its call for people to host a Bewley’s Big Coffee Morning Social for Hospice later this month. Now in its 29th year, Together for Hospice alongside its long-term partner Bewley’s want to make this year’s event bigger and better than ever and are asking people in […]

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Miriam O'Callaghan launching the

Host A Coffee Morning And Help Out Kerry Hospice

August 24, 2021 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

TOGETHER for Hospice, which represents 26 Hospice and specialist palliative home care services throughout the country, today announced the launch of the 2021 Bewley’s Big Coffee Morning Social for Hospice. The campaign was launched by journalist and broadcaster, Miriam O’Callaghan, who is calling on people in Kerry to support this […]

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Launching the Honda 50/70/90 and Classic Bike Run which takes place this Sunday.

Get Set For The Honda 50/70/90 And Classic Bike Run This Sunday

August 24, 2021 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a massive success last year and those of you with a Honda 50/70/90 or classic motorbike might be interested in this day out this weekend. The West Kerry Honda 50 and Classic Bike Run takes place on Sunday, August 29 from 12 noon and will see participants head […]

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In front; Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice with Clinical Nurse Manager at Palliative Care Unit Eilish Herlihy and at back, Health Care Assistant Sheila O'Connor, Mary Shanahan of Kerry Hospice, Health Care Assistant Thecla O'Connor and Andrea O'Donoghue of Kerry Hospice at the Sunflower Garden at the unit on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Hospice Creates A Sunflower Garden At Palliative Care Unit

June 13, 2021 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Hospice Foundation created a special garden at the grounds of the Palliative Care Unit at UHK to mark Sunflower Day yesterday. The garden is part of a special fundraiser where people could make a donation and in return they would plant a sunflower card on your behalf, in memory […]

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Launching the Virtual Sunflower Day were, in front; Maura Sullivan and Andrea O'Donoghue. At back; Chairman of the Fundraising Committee Jack Shanahan, Mary Shanahan, Dr Patricia Sheahan, Patricia Power and Deirdre Walsh. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Hospice Prepares To Create Colourful Sunflower Garden

June 11, 2021 at 4:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S still time to contribute to Kerry Hospice’s annual Sunflower Day which takes place on Saturday. The annual fundraiser, which raised over €40,00o in 2019, like many of these events over the past year, it will not take place in the normal manner. The street collections will not take place […]

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Launching the Virtual Sunflower Day were, in front; Maura Sullivan and Andrea O'Donoghue. At back; Chairman of the Fundraising Committee Jack Shanahan, Mary Shanahan, Dr Patricia Sheahan, Patricia Power and Deirdre Walsh. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Hospice To Create A Colourful Garden When You Donate For Sunflower Day

May 7, 2021 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry’s Deirdre Walsh and Kerry Person of the Year Dr Patricia Sheahan were on hand to launch Kerry Hospice’s annual Sunflower Day on Thursday evening. The annual fundraiser, which raised over €40,00o in 2019, will take place on June 12 but, like many of these events over the past […]

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Maura Sullivan (second left) accepts a cheque from Catherine O'Connor of the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee Patients Accounts Department. Also included is Aoife Cronin, Niamh McSweeney and (above) Aisling Tess and Denise Bowler. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bons Staff Take On ‘Strava’ Challenge For Kerry Hospice

April 28, 2021 at 1:24 pm Comments are Disabled

BON Secours staff undertook a challenge recently in aid of Kerry Hospice Foundation. The team of ten staff from the patient accounts department, based at Monavalley Industrial Estate, took on a ‘Strava’ walking challenge. They clocked up 1,800 kilometres between them during March and raised €200 which was presented to […]

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Michelle Greaney (centre) presents a cheque for €5,300 to Andrea O'Donoghue and Maura Sullivan of the Kerry Hospice Foundation. Photo by Dermot Crean

Event In Jemma’s Memory Raises €5,300 For Kerry Hospice

April 21, 2021 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Hospice received a cheque on Tuesday, the proceeds of a well-supported event held over the Easter weekend. Local fitness/strength and conditioning coach, Michelle Greaney organised the Jemma O’Shea Memorial 5km & 10km Run/Walk in aid of the Palliative Care Unit at UHK and Jemma O’Shea, who fought a long […]

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Kerry Hospice is hoping people take part in the Long Good Friday Walk between St Patricks Day and Good Friday.

Kerry Hospice Calls On Public To Take Part In ‘The Long Good Friday Walk’

March 3, 2021 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE Good Friday Walks in aid of Kerry Hospice have become a staple of Easter events around the county over the past 20 years. However, last year people were deprived of the chance to meet up due to COVID restrictions and while this will be the case again this Easter […]

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Michelle Greaney with the late Jemma O'Shea's sister Josie O'Shea looking forward to the virtual run/walk at Easter.

Run/Walk To Remember Jemma And Raise Funds For Hospice

February 20, 2021 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL fitness/strength and conditioning coach is encouraging people to get out and about during the Easter weekend for a great cause. Michelle Greaney is organising the Jemma O’Shea Memorial 5km & 10km Run/Walk in aid of the Palliative Care Unit at UHK between April 2-4. Jemma O’Shea who fought […]

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